Cumbria

 

Lake District – Grange over Sands

The Lake District is England’s largest National Park and is now a World Heritage site, home to Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in England and Wastwater, England’s deepest lake and thriving towns and villages like Bowness-on-Windermere, Keswick, Kendal, and many more.  Visiting the Lake District is one of the most popular breaks for people across the UK and from further afield.  The lake District National Park has a wide range of activities and attractions, as well as the natural beauty of the entire area, considered by many to be the best in the country.

 

6th – 10th June 2021 4 nights £459pp
6th – 10th September 2021 4 nights £469pp

Half Board. Single supplement £64.00pp

The Cumbria Grand Hotel

Set within the Lake District National Park, the Cumbria Grand Hotel is the ideal base to explore this beautiful region.  Built in 1880, the hotel is ideally located, set in 20 acres of private gardens and woodlands and overlooking Morecambe Bay, yet only a short drive from the majestic Lake Windermere.  A warm and friendly welcome awats at this charming Victorian Hotel.  Within the grounds, you will find manicured gardens, tennis courts, putting green and woodland walks.  The hotel boasts 124 tastefully decorated en-suite rooms with complimentary toiletries, direct dial telephone, wide screen tv with Freeview, desk and chair, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities.

 

Itinterary:-
DAY 1 – We make our way north to Cumbria with comfort stops en-route.
DAY 2 – Today we visit Lake Coniston, with a relaxing cruise on the lake.  After time here we visit Ulverston, home and birthplace to Stan Laurel and housing the world’s only Laurel & Hardy Museum.
DAY 3 – A lovely day today as we firstly visit the Lakeland Motor Museum, where you can discover the history of motors through the 20th century.  Next is a scenic trip on a steam railway, where the train takes us to Lakeside on the banks of Lake Windermere.  We transfer to a lake cruiser for a relaxing cruise to Bowness where we spend time before returning to the hotel.
DAY 4 – Another stunningly scenic steam train today, a return journey from Ravenglass to Dalegarth before we spend the afternoon at Muncaster Castle, which has a hawk & owl centre, gardens and breathtaking views across to Scafell Pike.
DAY 5 – After breakfast, sadly we return home with comfort stops en route.