Door 2 Tour

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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

Gold Cumbrian Cavalcade

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TBAK10182

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

Holiday Highlights

• Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway - L'al Ratty

• The Cumbrian Coastal Line

• Settle to Carlisle Railway

• Spectacular Yorkshire Dales Scenery

• Kielder Water & Forest National Park

• Hexham & Hadrian's Wall

PRICE FROM ? £582 per person
Plan My Trip

Monday
We depart and make our way toCumbria, arriving late afternoon at our hotel forthe next 4 nights with dinner, bed and breakfastwith tea/coffee and biscuits served on arrival.

Tuesday
Today we head for Longtown and drivealong Liddesdale as we make our way topicturesque Kielder Water and Forest Park. Wetake a break at the visitor centre beforecontinuing to Bellingham and Hexham,dominated by the Abbey overlooking the marketsquare. This afternoon we return along the pathof Hadrian’s Wall, which stretched some 76 milesfrom the Tyne to the Solway.

Wednesday
This morning we commence ourfirst train journey of the day in Carlisle where theline follows the Cumbrian coastline throughMaryport and Whitehaven and the stunning seaviews stay with us to Ravenglass. Here we jointhe Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, L’al Rattysteam train, from the coast to the foothills ofEngland’s highest mountains which is sevenmiles of steam in the Lake District National Park.

Thursday
We travel into the Yorkshire Dales toKirkby Lonsdale, where we find the weekly market in full swing. Then we travel on past theimmense Ribblehead Viaduct, through charmingHorton-in-Ribblesdale to Settle. Later we take inthe most spectacular train journey on a mainline railway in the whole of England – thefamous Settle to Carlisle line where we travelalong the whole line through majestic scenery toCarlisle.

Friday
After breakfast we depart and begin ourhomeward journey.

Other Information

Your Hotel

Crown & Mitre Hotel

The hotel stands in the centre of Carlisle and

offers the perfect mix of Edwardian grandeur,

beautiful original features including an elegant

sweeping staircase and welcoming atmosphere.

Hotel facilities include swimming pool and

Jacuzzi.

All bedrooms are en suite and have

television with Freeview, hairdryer and tea/coffee

making facilities. The hotel has a lift.

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