Gold Cumbrian Cavalcade
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
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After breakfast we depart and begin ourhomeward journey.
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
All bedrooms are en suite and have
television with Freeview, hairdryer and tea/coffee
making facilities. The hotel has a lift.Back to top