Lake District Sailing, Dreaming & Steaming
5 Days 4 nights with dinner, bed & breakfast Home Link included
Northern Lakes and Fells by Mountain Goat
Thirlmere and Grasmere
Ambleside and Lake Windermere Cruise
Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway
Kirkstone Pass and Windermere Villag
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 travel to Cumbria for the next 4 nights stay with dinner, bed and breakfast at the ShapWells Hotel.
We drive across the Shap Fells to Kendalfor a morning break before continuing on toWindermere Village with its little shops for thelunch period. The Lakeland store has its largestoutlet here, with everything you need for thehome, kitchen and more. Heading over therugged Kirksone Pass, with the lonely inn at thesummit, we come to Glenridding. Here you have asail on board the lake ‘steamer’ along the lake toPooley Bridge.
Today we travel via St John’s Valeand Lake Thirlmere to the lovely Lakes village ofGrasmere where we take a break. Grasmere wasthe home of William Wordsworth and otherartists. Sample some gingerbread from the localshop before we head for Ambleside where we jointhe lake steamer for another delightful cruisealong Lake Windermere to Lakeside. Here we jointhe Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway for anostalgic steam ride to round off the day.
We head west to Keswick where youhave time to explore and have lunch before thisafternoon’s adventure with Mountain Goat! TheMountain Goat mini buses take us where largercoaches cannot go and we start with a scenicjourney along the shore of Derwentwater toAshness Bridge and Borrowdale, continuing overHonister Pass to Buttermere village. After abreak we pass Crummock Water andLoweswater on our way to the Whinlatter PassVisitor Centre for a break before heading backto Keswick, rejoining the tour coach for the hotel.
After breakfast we head for home.
Shap Wells Hotel
The hotel is set in tranquil surroundings amongst
the Lakeland fells. Set in 30 acres of grounds, the hotel
offers a well-stocked bar; lounges and a spacious
All bedrooms are en suite and have television,
radio, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities.
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