Gold The Delights Of Cumbria
- Duration: 5 days
- Board Basis: Half Board
- Tour Ref: D2TBAK5299
- Travel Type: Luxury Coach
5 Days 4 nights with dinner, bed & breakfast Home Link included
Ravenglass and Eskdale
Railway - La'al Ratty
Settle- Carlisle Railway
Yorkshire Dales scenery
Hadrian's Wall and Hexham
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 to Carlislearriving later afternoon at the Crown and MitreHotel. Here we enjoy 4 nights stay withdinner, bed and breakfast.
Today we follow the path of Hadrian’s Wall, which stretched some 76 miles from the Tyne to the Solway. We take a short break at Once Brewed Visitor Centre before continuing to Hexham. Here we have time for lunch and the opportunity to explore before we to Carlisle along the Tyne Valley.
This morning we start our first train journey of the day in Carlisle. The line follows the Cumbrian coastline through Maryport and Whitehaven, the stunning sea views stay with us to Ravenglass. Here we join the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway - L’al Ratty steam train from the coast to the foothills of England’s highest mountains with seven miles of steam inthe Lake District National Park.
We travel into the Yorkshire Dales to Kirkby Lonsdale, where we find the weekly market in full swing. Later we journey on past the immense Ribblehead Viaduct, through charming Horton-in-Ribblesdale to Settle. In the afternoon we take in the most spectacular train journey on a main line railway in the whole of England - the famous Settle to Carlisle line where we travel along the whole line through majestic scenery to Carlisle.
After breakfast we depart for home.
Crown & Mitre Hotel
The 3 star 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