The Real Lake District By Mountain Goat
5 daysDiscover the glorious Lake District in Cumbria, an area of outstanding natural beauty with stunning scenery, abundant wildlife, clear, shimmering lakes and rugged mountains. Soak in the atmosphere of the spectacular fells, the rolling hills, deep blue lakes and timeless villages that continue to attract visitors from all over the world.
England's largest National Park, this beautiful region is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the country's favourite places for enjoying the outdoors. The Lake District is also home to England's highest mountain, Scafell Pike (3,206ft) and its largest lake, Lake Windermere. This tour has lots of included extra's as well as a visit to Bowness.
PRICE FROM ? £599 per person
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Your ItineraryDay 1 - From your chosen joining point your feeder vehicle will take you to your designated interchange point where your holiday begins. After joining your holiday coach, sit back and relax as your journey takes you northwards. A suitable lunch-time stop before arriving at your hotel for the next 4 nights with breakfast and dinner included.
Days 2 - 4 - At leisure in Grange over Sands with 3 included excursions
Explore the Real Lake District by Mountain Goat Mini Bus & Heritage Train Ride
This classic adventure tour of the Western Lakes uses a route pioneered by the Romans!
Join the Mountain Goat from your hotel, driven and guided by an expert guide, this tour focuses around the Western Lake District travelling over the Lake District's famous mountain passes; Hardknott and Wrynose, which are some of the steepest in Great Britain. Pass the remote 2nd century Hardknott Roman Fort which includes remains of the headquarters building, commandants house and bath house.
During your day you will have time to enjoy a narrow-gauge heritage train ride, see England's deepest lake and visit the grounds of the 14th Century Muncaster Castle. This tour is a chance to explore the real Lake District! All fares included.
Ullswater 'Steamers' is an award winning environmentally accredited Lake District attraction celebrating over 160 years of operating cruises on England's most beautiful lake. Facilities onboard include an open deck, covered upper deck seating areas in addition to covered downstairs saloons, licensed bars and toilets. Single journey between Pooley Bridge & Glenridding included. Your day includes a stop in Bowness-on-Windermere a sprawling tourist town on the shore of Windermere and now the Lake District's most popular visitor destination. People come to enjoy the lake for sailing and watersports, or just to relax and enjoy the atmosphere of the area and the town's delightful setting.
Lakeside & Haverthwaite Steam Railway
Start the day with a nostalgic steam ride through breathtaking scenery, aboard the heritage railway between Haverthwaite & Lakeside, travelling through the Lakeland Fells, the perfect scenic backdrop with its picturesque valleys, stunning lakes and rolling green hillside.
Day 5 - A hearty breakfast and check out. Return to interchange with a stop for lunch on the way. Back to your home towns mid evening. Back to top
AccommodationGrange Hotel, Grange Over Sands
The Grange Hotel enjoys an unrivalled position in the pretty little coastal town of Grange-over-Sands. This lovely setting, with its breath-taking panoramic bay views, is only fifteen miles from Lake Windermere, and provides an ideal gateway to the awe-inspiring majesty of the Lake District National Park. Guest bedrooms at the Grange are stylishly decorated with every comfort to ensure your stay is as relaxing as possible. Each room has its own en-suite facilities, with bath or shower,tea/coffee tray and complimentary bathroom spa toiletries created in Cumbria. The perfect place to relax after a day exploring the Lakes. Lift to all floors Back to top