Windermere & Ullswater 5 Days - Derwentwater Htl
Keswick is a market town in northwest England’s Lake District National Park, surrounded by mountains like Skiddaw. In town, The Cumberland Pencil Museum documents the history of pencils, and the Keswick Museum & Art Gallery displays local artefacts. On a hilltop east of town, Castlerigg Stone Circle dates back to the Neolithic era.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1 - Outward Travel
Day 2 - Full Day - Lake Windermere Cruise & Grasmere
From the southern end of Lake Windermere we take a trip on the lake (fare included in the tour cost)./nEnjoy unique views of the lake-side mountains and fells./nOur boat lands at Bowness-on-Windermere, once a fishing village, now a major tourism hub./nThe Armitt Museum houses literary collections and artefacts from the lives of Lake District writers (entry fee applies)./n
Day 3 - Half Day Cockermouth
The attractive small town of Cockermouth was the birthplace of poet William Wordsworth, physicist John Dalton, and Bounty mutineer Fletcher Christian. Today it is home to Jennings Brewery, the Kirkgate Arts Centre and a museum of tools and ironmongery. /n
Day 4 - Full Day - Ullswater & Keswick
From Pooley Bridge at the head of Ullswater we take a boat trip (included in tour cost) along England's second largest lake. /nThe lake was formed by three glaciers, resulting in its zig-zag shape./nWordworth's poem "Daffodils" was written on a journey along the lake's shores where the flowers bloom each spring./nKeswick is the busiest town in the North Lakes, situated beside scenic Derwent Water./nDiscover the fascinating history of an everyday item at the Pencil Museum (entry fee applies). /nLocal artefacts are displayed at the Keswick Museum & Art Gallery (entry fee applies)./n
Day 5 - Return Travel