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.
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
The Cumbria Grand Hotel, Grange Over Sands - 3 Star
The Cumbria Grand is set in 25 acres of gardens and woodlands, and is only a 15-minute drive from Lake Windermere.
Bathrooms have bathtubs and showers and the spacious rooms also feature a TV, hairdryers and tea-coffee making facilities.
Some rooms have panoramic sea views over Morecambe Bay and beyond to the Yorkshire Dales.
This charming Victorian hotel has its own tennis court & putting green. Indoors, there is a full-size snooker table, table tennis and large ballroom.
The beach is within easy walking distance.
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