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The Mountain Goat & Lakeland Splendour- 2023

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TGRA8608

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

5 days

5 Days | Half Board | by Coach

Highlights: Spectacular drive by Mountain Goat Mini Bus, Hardknott Pass, Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway, Keswick, Grasmere, Kirkstone Pass

Share with us the secret of England’s finest scenic region. Designed for those who like to get off the beaten track, away from it all, these tours feature a memorable full day Mountain Goat sightseeing tour. Once aboard you’ll get to see so much more than is possible on a normal coach; wildlife abounds, and the scenery is absolutely breathtaking. 

PRICE FROM ? £499 per person
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Your Excursions

FULL DAY: One of the highlights of this holiday is a spectacular drive by Mountain Goat minibus to explore the mountains, valleys and lakes that are not normally accessible by coach. Our tour starts with a drive through wild and rugged Wrynose Pass, before commencing the dramatic ascent of Hardknott Pass, the steepest in Britain. We pause at the remote Hardknott Roman Fort with its stunning views before making our way to join the famous miniature Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway through Eskdale. In the afternoon we drive onward to Wastwater, voted ‘Britain’s Favourite View’ 
and England’s deepest and most dramatic lake before arriving at the splendid 14th century castle of Muncaster surrounded by its internationally acclaimed gardens. 

FULL DAY: We start today in the Lakeland town of Keswick before passing Thirlmere to the idyllic village of Grasmere, final resting place of the poet William Wordsworth. We continue to bustling Bowness with its busy boat quays before returning via the spectacular 1500 foot Kirkstone Pass and along the tree-lined shores of Ullswater.

HALF DAY: A half day visit across the border to Scotland to reach the renowned ‘runaway marriage’ village of Gretna Green. The famous old Blacksmiths Shop still has an anvil marriage room, where many couples still get married to this day.

Everything Included:

  • Free local joining points
  • Collect Coach Miles™
  • All coach travel
  • Reserved seats on tour coaches
  • Tour Manager escorted
  • Hotel accommodation and board as stated
  • No single room supplement
  • Excursions / itinerary as stated
  • Admission fees and entertainment if stated
  • Complete luggage handling
  • Price-Back Insurance Offer

Escorted Travel

Every one of our coach holidays includes the services of a coach driver and is always fully escorted by a knowledgeable Tour Manager, they are on hand every day and night and stay in the same hotel to ensure your holiday is stress-free.

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County Hotel

The County Hotel is located in the centre of Carlisle, opposite the railway station, half a mile from Carlisle Castle.

Hotel Facilities

> Restaurant, bar > En-suite bedrooms > Free Wi-Fi > Full breakfast and three course evening dinner plus tea or coffee > Lift

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