Windermere 7 Days - The Windermere Hotel
- Duration: 7 days
- Board Basis:
- Tour Ref: D2TALF295SC
Bowness-on-Windermere is a bustling tourist town on the shores of Lake Windermere. As the most popular visitor destination in the Lake District, the town is busy for pretty much all of the year with people visiting to enjoy water-sports on the lake or to simply relax and soak up the atmosphere of the area and the picturesque surroundings.
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 - Kendal & Grange over Sands
Grange over Sands was a fashionable Victorian resort town and attracts a multitude of birdlife to its fertile shoreline./nThe market town of Kendal is the third largest in Cumbria after Carlisle and Barrow-in-Furness. /nIts beautiful cobbled streets and gorgeous little pubs make it an interesting town to spend time and wander around. /nIt is known mainly as a centre of tourism in the South Lake District and the home of Kendal mint cake. /n
Day 3 - Full Day - Lakeside Railway & Windermere Cruise
We join the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway and journey through the Leven valley to the south end of Windermere./nThe scenic journey passes through woodland, with views of parts of the lake and large open meadows. /n(railway journey included in tour cost)/nWindermere is England's largest lake./nFrom 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./n
Day 4 - Day at Leisure
Day 5 - Day at Leisure
Day 6 - Full Day - Grasmere & Keswick
The Armitt Museum houses literary collections and artefacts from the lives of Lake District writers (entry fee applies)./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 7 - Return Travel
The Windermere Hotel
An impressive hotel situated overlooking the town at the very gateway to the Lake District. The town of Windermere and the lake with which it shares its name are amongst the most famous parts of the Lake District.