The Lakes & Dales - Narrowboat, Steam & Sail
3 Days Away - 2023
A lovely three-day break to experience the idyllic delights of the glorious Lake District, along with the rolling landscapes of the magnificent Yorkshire Dales. We enjoy a cruise on the shimmering waters of Lake Windermere and a picturesque train journey on the heritage Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway, as well as a narrow boat cruise on the Leeds & Liverpool canal; a wonderfully relaxing way to see the sights.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
- Return coach travel
- 2 nights at a selected 3-star hotel with dinner & breakfast
- Heritage train journey on the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway
- Cruise on Lake Windermere
- Narrow boat cruise on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal
- Free time in Skipton
Please note: the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway reserves the right to substitute the steam locomotive with an alternative diesel-powered locomotive without notice or refund.
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Discover the glorious Lake District in Cumbria, an area of outstanding natural beauty with stunning scenery, abundant wildlife, clear, shimmering lakes and rugged mountains.
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. Lose yourself in the breathtaking landscapes, with a panorama of striking mountains and crags, lush green farmland, rolling fells, thriving woodland, all home to native animals and plants, and idyllic market towns and picturesque villages. The Lake District is also home to England’s highest mountain, Scafell Pike (3,206ft) and its largest lake, Lake Windermere.
Lakes & Dales Carousel
Lake District Carousel
Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway
Get ready to step back in time when you board your train on this wonderful heritage railway line, situated in the lovely Leven Valley at the southern tip of Windermere.
The most popular journey is a trip up to Lakeside, where passengers can alight to take a cruise if they fancy on Lake Windermere.
At Haverthwaite station you will find plenty to enhance your experience, with a gift shop, tearoom, kid’s playground, and picnic area. Visitors can also take a stroll inside the large engine shed where the locomotives are maintained.
Lake Windermere Cruise
One of the best ways to experience the expansive beauty of England’s largest lake is by boat and there are many cruises exploring the 10.5 miles of Lake Windermere.
Whether you board a historic steamer or a modern launch, you are certain to see the most spectacular views of mountain scenery and secluded bays.Back to top