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Lakes And Dales 5 Days - Cumbria Grand Hotel

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TALF5296

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

Since the early 19th century Grange has been a sea-bathing hotspot, initially with a few inns, hotels and private villas. In the Victorian era, especially following the completion of the railway from Lancaster in 1857, the town blossomed and became a popular seaside resort, with the development of larger hotels. Steam ships also called here from Morecambe and Lancaster and the factory owners of Lancashire and Yorkshire built villas for their families in what was becoming a fashionable and accessible weekend retreat. Today Grange is quieter and more relaxed, however the spectacular views across to Morecambe Bay and Arnside, which attracted the first visitors all those years ago, are just as delightful as ever.

PRICE FROM ? £419 per person
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Itinerary
Day 1 - Outward Travel


Day 2 - Full Day Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway, Cruise & Bowness
Join the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway for a journey through the picturesque scenery of the Leven Valley to Lakeside. From here we join Windermere Cruises and sail to Bowness-on-Windermere. Enjoy free time to explore the village, browse the popular shops or simply take in the magnificent views from the shore. /n

Day 3 - Day at Leisure


Day 4 - Full Day Kendal & Wensleydale Creamery
From the Lakes to the Dales today as we visit the market town of Kendal before travelling into the pretty Yorkshire Dales. Our trip takes us via Sedburgh, which hugs a lovely spot between the Howgill Fells and the Dales and we continue to magical Hawes. Here we visit Wensleydale Creamery where a wide variety of cheeses and artisan products are created./n

Day 5 - Return Travel


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Cumbria Grand Hotel
Set in 20 acres of private gardens and woodland overlooking Morecambe Bay this charming Victorian hotel is only six miles from Lake Windermere. There is an outdoor tennis court, putting green and woodland walk as well as an indoor games room with a full sized snooker table, table tennis and darts.

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