The Lake District & Yorkshire Dales

Tour Details

The Lake District & Yorkshire Dales

5 Days

Departing 14th June, 20th July & 17th August 2018

£446 (June)

£456 (July & August)

With 16 sparkling lakes and England’s highest mountain peaks, The Lake District is the country’s largest National Park and a World Heritage Site. It’s home to Scafell Pike, its highest mountain and Wastwater, its deepest lake. We discover the lakeside town of Bowness-on-Windermere and the market town of Keswick.

 

Price includes:

  • Luxury coach travel from Coleraine, Ballymoney, Cloughmills, Ballymena, Dunsilly Belfast and Belfast Stena Port
  • Return ferry crossings with Stena Line – Belfast/Cairnryan
  • 4 nights’ accommodation in the 3* Shaps Well Hotel
  • English Breakfast and evening meals
  • Ullswater Steamer lake cruise from Glenridding to Pooley
  • Settle to Carlisle Railway journey
  • Visit to Keswick, Coniston and Grasmere
  • Visit to the town of Carlisle
  • Visit to Gretna Green
  • Services of an accompanying experienced Travel Solutions Tour Manager

 

Optional Extras:

Single Supplement – £80 per person

Accommodation

Shap Wells Hotel

http://www.shapwells.com/

Situated in a secluded, wooded valley, high in the Shap Fells and surrounded by mountain streams yet only minutes from the M6 (Junction 39) and the A6. Shap Wells Hotel is the ideal place from which to explore the Lakes, Dales and the English and Scottish Border Counties.

Many of our rooms having breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside and fells, offering a true taste of the English countryside. The hotel has retained many of its original features over the years and much time has been taken to retain the true character of the building.

Free WiFi is available throughout the entire hotel



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Itinerary

Day 1

Meet your coach and travel to Belfast to join the early morning ferry crossing to Cairnryan where we will be transferred to our hotel in the Lake District.

Day 2

After breakfast we take the Kirkstone Pass to Glenridding where we will board a lake cruise on the Ullswater Steamer to Pooley. We continue the tour through the dramatic beauty of the Lakeland fells to Keswick for a visit of the town centre.

Day 3

Today we explore the southern lakes and visit Bowness-on-Windermere where we have time to take in the beautiful views over the county’s largest lake. We continue on the southern road and make our way to Coniston and past Dove Cottage, William Wordsworth’s home near Grasmere.
Day 4

This morning we take the Settle to Carlisle Railway through the stunning Yorkshire Dales National Park, crossing the Ribblehead viaduct and through Eden Valley’s rolling hills. We will have free time in Carlisle to discover the town centre.

Day 5

On the homebound journey we visit Gretna Green for a break to discover the UK’s wedding capital then on to Cairnryan to join the evening ferry crossing to Belfast. On arrival in Belfast, we will return you to your original starting point.



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Departures between 14 Jun 2018 and 17 Aug 2018

Adult prices from £446

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