A Lake District Dickensian Christmas
Friday 22nd to Monday 25th November 2019
Enjoy pre-Christmas in the Lake District and savour an impressive display of natural splendour as the leaves turn from green to gold with the reflections in the mirror stillness of the lakes is simply breathtaking.
Look What's Included:
Door to Door Service
Our own courier service
Club Class Extra Legroom Coach
3 nights half board
Free time in Keswick
Free time in Ulverston
Time in Kirkstone Pass and Bowness-on-Windermere
Derwentwater Lake Cruise
Not Included: All lunches
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Journey north to the Lake District, arriving during the afternoon. Tonight, enjoy a festive evening dinner.
A free morning to explore Keswick. Browse some of the interesting and individual shops before taking lunch in one of the many cafés. In the afternoon, we enjoy a short cruise on Derwentwater to enjoy the views. Tonight, there is the OPTION of booking seats at the Theatre on the Lake for this year's Festive Season Play 'A Christmas Carol' - (Synopsis: It's Christmas Eve. Cold-hearted businessman Ebenezer Scrooge grows grumpier and meaner than ever as Christmas Day approaches. When a ghostly apparition appears at his bedside, he's whisked away on a startling journey to uncover the true meaning of Christmas. Join us for one of the best-loved stories ever written in Dickens' tale of redemption and compassion; a tonic to warm the cockles of your heart this winter).
Each year in the South Lakeland market town of Ulverston, the historic cobbled streets are filled with seasonal cheer as locals & visitors dress in Dickensian costume. Traditional Cumbrian crafts, street entertainers, brass bands, youth theatre, stilt walkers, fire eaters, jugglers and street organs are all expected to entertain visitors throughout the weekend.
Departing after breakfast we enjoy a journey over the breathtaking Kirkstone Pass pausing in Bowness-on-Windermere prior to returning home during the afternoon.
3* The Skiddaw Hotel, Keswick
This popular hotel enjoys an excellent location in the market square of the lovely town of Keswick. Restaurant, cocktail bar and pleasant lounge.
Mobility Grade: 4 - Town: Generally level. Hotel: Level location. Lift to all floors. 3 nights half board provided.
En Suite Bedrooms
Duration, Departure Dates & Price
4 Day Escorted Tour: Friday 22 - Monday 25 November 2019 | £379 (per person)
Tour Departs: 9.00am
Tour Returns: 8.00pm
Single Room: £Nil
Holiday Insurance: £22 (IPT included)
Optional Theatre Tickets for 'A Christmas Carol' £32 per person
Theatre tickets must be booked at the time of booking
Deposit: £75 per person for all coach holidays in Britain, payable at time of booking.