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Grand Uk Gold - In The Heart Of The Lakes 2021

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TGRA8351

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Luxury Coach

5 days

5 Days | Half Board | by Coach

Highlights: Bowness, Lakeside, Coniston Water, Grasmere, Keswick, Ullswater, Kirkstone Pass, Kendal, Hawes

The English Lakeland must surely be one of the best-loved, and most beautiful, regions in the British Isles. Here the sight and sound of water is never far away, adding a magic and serenity that draws visitors back time and time again. Windermere is perhaps the best known of the Lakeland treasures, but there are so many idyllic lakes, winding lanes and peaceful villages it’s no wonder that Wordsworth gained so much inspiration here. We have some wonderful scenic tours lined up for you, exploring the very best of this beautiful area and we think you’ll love every minute.

PRICE FROM ? £629 per person
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Itinerary

Grand UK Gold

Grand UK Gold is an exciting concept in luxury coach holidays and already a proven success amongst our travellers.

Our state-of-the-art coaches, in their stunning black and gold livery, have ushered in a new era in luxury coach travel,
re-writing the rules and raising the standard of quality coach travel.

But it’s not just arriving in style that has defined Grand UK Gold - you’ll find other exclusive benefits too,
including specially selected hotels of a three and four star standard, thoughtful little extras,
and a commemorative photograph to mark the occasion. 

                                  So 'Go for Gold' and treat yourself with Grand UK 

State-of-the-art coaches include:

★ Extra leg room and comfort
★ Luxury leather upholstered reclining seats
★ Free Wi-Fi and USB ports
★ Level and easy access to the WC/washroom
★ Climate control
★ Panoramic windows for maximum view
★ On-board Sat Nav to track your journey
★ Driver-eye camera to view the road ahead
★ On-board library selection

                                    

Gold accommodation includes:

★ Hotels of a three or four star standard 
★ Great food and service
★ Special hotel welcome reception
★ Gold welcome bag 
★ Top Tour Managers and Tour Drivers 
★ Commemorative photograph

Excursions

FULL DAY: A full day Lakeland adventure today, so phones and camera’s at the ready! We start with a visit to Bowness-on-Windermere, the popular tourist haunt, with its quaint alleyways and lively lakeside quays, before driving along the shores of Windermere to pretty Lakeside. Here there is an opportunity to take an optional ‘steamer’ cruise on Lake Windermere. In the afternoon we visit the shores of Coniston Water, the third largest of the lakes and forever associated with the fateful story of speed ace Donald Campbell.

FULL DAY: Our tour today takes in northern Lakeland, stopping first at the idyllic village of Grasmere, where the poet William Wordsworth lived. Then by the banks of Thirlmere we come to Keswick, a market town set on the shores of Derwentwater where there is time to explore this lively tourist centre. This afternoon we head for the shores of Ullswater, one of the largest and most beautiful lakes, before ascending Kirkstone Pass with its breathtaking lake and mountain views.

FULL DAY: This morning we head to Kendal, often referred to as the ‘Gateway to the Lakes’. This busy market town has many historical buildings, fascinating craft and curiosity studios and a superb Norman castle. From here we traverse into the Dales to reach the tourist honeypot of Hawes, famous for its Wensleydale Cheese.

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Accommodation

Damson Dene Hotel

Situated in the Lyth Valley, this hotel is 5 miles from Bowness and the banks of Lake Windermere,

within its own attractive grounds with wonderful views of the surrounding countryside.

★★★ (Visit Britain) • Restaurant, bar • En-suite bedrooms • Free Wi-Fi • Indoor pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, gym, beauty rooms • No lift but ground floor rooms available.

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