The Lake District

4* Skiddaw Hotel, Keswick: Windermere Cruise, Haverthwaite & Lakeside Steam Railway, Lakeland Motor Museum, Hutton-in-the-Forest, Ullswater Steamer Cruise & Dalmain

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The Lake District

 
We have been staying at the Skiddaw Hotel in Keswick for many years and after a recent refurbishment the hotel has been upgraded to a 4* and the restaurant has been awarded a rosette for its fantastic food. We enjoy scenic drives through the Lake District as we visit Bowness where we board a cruise along Lake Windermere before taking a journey along the Lakeside to Haverthwaite Steam Railway and visiting the Lakeland Motor Museum. Enjoy a day at leisure in Keswick. We visit Hutton-in-the-Forest, take an Ullswater Steamer Cruise and Dalemain House & Gardens.
 
SKIDDAW HOTEL, KESWICK ****
Sunday 10 July 2022
6 Days
£695 per person sharing a twin/double room
Limited single rooms at no supplement
Home to home pick up/set down from £25 per person
Front seat supplement £15 for the duration of the tour
 
 
Price includes:
All coach travel
Porterage
5 nights dinner, bed and breakfast
Windermere Cruise
Lakeside & Haverthwaite Steam Railway Ride
Admission to Lakeland Motor Museum
Admission to Hutton-in-the-Forest
Ullswater Steamer Cruise
Admission to Dalemain

ITINERARY

Sunday 10 July

Departing the local area we make our way north with a lunch stop on route. We arrive at The Skiddaw Hotel in the centre of Keswick by late afternoon with time to settle in before dinner.

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Monday 11 July

This morning we drive through the centre of the Lake District National Park, passing Grasmere and Thirlmere arriving in Bowness-on-Windermere for some free time for morning coffee. We board a cruise boat, and take a one-way cruise on Windermere to Lakeside where we board the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Steam Railway. On our return we enjoy a visit to the Lakeland Motor Museum.

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Tuesday 12 July

Today we have a day in Keswick. Spend the day as you please you could enjoy a Derwent water cruise, take a local open top bus or book on the Mountain Goat high adventure tour.

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Wednesday 13 July

After a leisurely breakfast enjoy a visit to Hutton-in-the-Forest From the medieval Stone Hall to the high Victorian Drawing Room, the rooms represent a succession of historical eras and styles. The rooms contain fine period furniture sitting alongside contemporary ceramics. There is also time to visit the beautiful walled garden, the terraces and topiary and the low gardens and ponds.

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Thursday 14 July

A leisurely morning in Keswick on market day before joining the coach to drive to Glenridding on the banks of Ullswater. Here we take a boat cruise on one of the heritage Ullswater Steamers. We then continue on to Dalemain where we have time to explore the house, gardens and medieval tea room.

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Friday 15 July

After breakfast we commence our journey home with suitable stops on route arriving back late afternoon.

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PICK-UP POINTS

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour. Please note some pick up points may not be served on all departure dates.

NAME PICK-UP TIME RETURN TIME
Baldock Market Place N/STBATBA
Bishops Stortford Dane StTBATBA
Buntingford The Crown PHTBATBA
CAMBRIDGE SERVICES A14TBATBA
Cambridge Trumpington P&RTBATBA
Great Shelford NTBATBA
Harlow Bus Stn Stop 14TBATBA
HERTFORD - Tesco Stop 12TBATBA
Hitchin NTBATBA
HODDESDON - Clock TowerTBATBA
Letchworth Station Rd NTBATBA
Newport Stn Rd Bus Stop NTBATBA
Royston Bus StationTBATBA
Saffron Walden High St NTBATBA
Sawbridgeworth White L. NTBATBA
Sawston War Memorial NTBATBA
Stansted Mountfit Har NTBATBA
Stevenage Danestrete KTBATBA
WARE - Station RdTBATBA

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