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Lake District

Lake District

Follow in the footsteps of William Wordsworth as you explore the stunning Lake District.

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Wordsworth was inspired by the beauty and grandeur of this National Park and you can witness the same spectacular sights on our tour of Cumbria, which includes two lake cruises, a railway journey and a distillery tour with a tasting.

 

Whats Included

Distillery tour and tasting

Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway journey

Cruise on Lake Windermere

Cruise on Lake Ullswater

Free time in Keswick, Grasmere, Bowness, Penrith and Ambleside.

Day 1

Following your included home pick up we travel to Cumbria with a comfort stop on route. On arrival at our hotel we are welcomed with a tea or coffee and have time to freshen up before dinner.

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Day 2

Take the scenic drive past Lake Windermere, Thirlmere Reservoir then Bassenthwaite Lake to the Lakes Distillery where a tour and tasting of their own whisky, gin or vodka awaits. We then depart for free time in Keswick, which is surrounded by some of the area's highest and most beautiful peaks. In the afternoon, spend time in Grasmere.

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Day 3

A leisurely morning beginning with a short heritage rail journey from Haverthwaite to Lakeside. No visit to the Lake District would be complete without a cruise, and it is from here you will sail across Lake Windermere to Bowness. After disembarking, explore this popular holiday village at leisure. There are cafes, restaurants, shops and places to visit, such as the World of Beatrix Potter attraction.

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Day 4

This morning, head north towards Lake Ullswater for another relaxing cruise. On then to the Cumbrian town of Penrith, rich in history and hub of the Eden Valley. This afternoon, spend time in Ambleside and see Waterhead, where the sweeping views across Lake Windermere and fells cannot be missed.

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Day 5

After breakfast we depart and make our way home with a comfort stop.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Riverside Hotel, Kendal – 3*

A converted 18th century tannery, the hotel is situated on the banks of the River Kent, beneath the ruins of the town's 12th Century castle. A short walk away is the centre of this famous Lake District market town with its bustling shops, galleries and museums.

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Beacon Hill Services Beacon Hill Services Lorry Park
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (North) Capel St Mary White Horse Public House
Setdown Point:Capel St Mary National Exp StopSouth
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Newmarket Bus Station Newmarket Bus Station
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road/Station Road Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn Stowmarket Railway Station
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church

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Galloway Travel Group, Denters Hill,
Mendlesham, Suffolk, IP14 5RR

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