Charming Lakeland towns, cascading waterfalls, 16 sparkling Lakes, and England’s highest mountains has made The Lakes the most scenic and best loved region in England.
Sunday: We depart the Travel Centre this morning and make our way North with a stop en route. We aim to arrive at the hotel late afternoon.
Monday: Today we travel to Glenridding, where we board the steamer for a one hour cruise on beautiful Lake Ullswater, the second largest lake in the Lake District, with time for refreshments at Pooley Bridge. As the tour continues to Keswick at the head of Derwentwater, we drive through the dramatic beauty of the Lakeland fells. Here we have time to explore Keswick before returning through Grasmere.
Tuesday: First stop is Haverthwaite Steam Railway for a 20 minute journey through picturesque Leven Valley to Lake Windermere. Afterwards, we travel through beautiful Lakeland scenery where we reach the famous Holker Hall & Gardens, regarded as one of the best stately homes in Britain. After we visit Lake Coniston and Ambleside.
Wednesday: Today we travel to Watermill Brewery where we take a guided tour of this award winning attraction, specialising in brewing traditional ales. After the tour we enjoy a beer and a soup and sandwich lunch.
Thursday: We bid a fond farewell to the hotel staff as we head back this morning to Hugglescote, arriving back late afternoon.
INCLUDED IN YOUR HOLIDAY
Roberts Gold Service
4 nights hotel accommodation, dinner and cooked breakfast throughout
Services of a Courier
Single Steam Rail Haverthwaite – Lakeside
Cruise on Ullswater Steamer
Visit to Holker Hall & Gardens
Brewery Tour, tasting & light lunch
Visit to Ambleside
Visit to Keswick
Free use of the hotel’s leisure facilities
Best Western Castle Inn Hotel****
Near Keswick, Bassenthwaite
This 4 star hotel is set beneath Skiddaw Fell and overlooking Bassenthwaite Lake and has lovely Lakeland views. It is one of the areas most popular hotels.
All bedrooms are en suite with tea/coffee making facilities, television, radio and hairdryer. The hotel has an indoor pool, sauna & steam room. A relaxing drink can be enjoyed in the Lakers bar.
Single supplement: £80 on the first 4 rooms within our allocation.
- Free secure parking at our Travel Centre in Hugglescote
- Use of our staffed, travel centre in Hugglescote on the outward journey
- Executive coach travel with experienced tour driver
- Hotel accommodation, dinner & cooked breakfast throughout
- All excursions and entrances as described in the itinerary
- Door to Door home pick within our designated area
- Welcome reception at Hugglescote on the day of departure
- Return welcome from Roberts Holidays' staff
- Porterage at the hotel