Explore the Beautiful Lake District
With 16 sparkling lakes and England’s highest mountain peaks, The Lake District is the country’s largest National Park and a World Heritage Site. It’s home to Scafell Pike, its highest mountain and Wastwater, its deepest lake. We discover the lakeside town of Bowness-on-Windermere and the market town of Keswick.
Departing 6th June & 5th September 2021
From £489 per person sharing
- Luxury coach travel from Coleraine, Ballymoney, Cloughmills, Ballymena, Dunsilly Belfast and Belfast Stena Line Port
- Return ferry crossings with Stena Line Belfast-Cairnryan
- 4 nights accommodation in the 3* Cumbria Park Hotel
- Breakfast and evening meals
- Ullswater Steamer Lake Cruise from Glenridding to Pooley
- Visit to Lowther Castle and Gardens
- Visit to Keswick, Grasmere, Ambleside and Kendal
- Free time in Carlisle
- Services of an experienced Travel Solutions tour manager
- Single Supplement – £80 per person
3* Cumbria Park Hotel
Each ensuite guestroom is individually decorated and furnished with complimentary tea, coffee, and toiletries. In-room facilities include a working desk and chair, wardrobe, hairdryer, and HD flat-screen TVs
General hotel facilities include a 24-hour reception desk, reception lobby, lounge and fully equipped gymnasium. Our Guests can also enjoy a hearty Cumbrian Breakfast, A La Carte dining in our Eden restaurant or choose to relax in our Lounge Bar which offers a light snacks menu as well as a range of local Ales and Whiskeys.
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Meet your coach at your selected pick-up point and travel to Belfast to join the early morning ferry crossing to Cairnryan. On arrival in Scotland, we continue our journey towards Carlisle with a stop at the Gretna Green Outlet Village for some free time before arriving at your hotel in the Lake District late afternoon.
Today after breakfast we’ll take a scenic drive through the beautiful Lake District to peaceful Ullswater, surrounded by stunning mountain scenery, before enjoying an hour’s cruise from Glenridding to Pooley Bridge. Afterwards travel to Lowther Castle and Gardens. It is one of the many treasures waiting to be discovered in the English Lake District, Lowther Castle is a particular gem. Built at the turn of the 19th century, on the site of two previous houses, the castle was a grand affair boasting a room for every day of the year. Later meet your coach and make your way back to your hotel.
After breakfast we’ll start the day with a visit to the pretty market town of Keswick with free time to explore. Why not discover the fascinating history of an everyday item at the Derwent Pencil Museum (entry fee applies) or visit the Keswick Museum & Art Gallery (entry fee applies) where local artefacts are displayed. Afterwards we will visit Grasmere, Ambleside and Kendal before returning to our hotel in Carlisle
Today after breakfast we travel to visit Holker Hall, an elegant Victorian house set in 25 acres of beautiful gardens and woodlands near Grange-over-Sands. Afterwards board the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Steam train as it cuts through the beautiful scenery of the Lake District taking in the sights and sounds of days gone by before enjoying a cruise from Lakeside to Bowness-on-windermere Later meet your coach and make your way back to your hotel
This morning after breakfast and checking out, enjoy some free time in Carlisle to explore the border town packed with history and heritage aplenty with its Castle and Cathedral. Early afternoon we will depart Carlisle and make our way to the port of Cairnryan to join the evening ferry crossing to Belfast. On arrival, you return to your original joining point.
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Departures between 6 Jun 2021 and 5 Sep 2021
Adult prices from £489