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This break takes in stunning views of the Lake District from an ideally located hotel above the village of Windermere. We’ll also take an excursion out to Keswick and Grasmere to enjoy even more beautiful scenery.
Day One - Home to Windermere
We’ll make our way from the interchange to Windermere, where we’ll check in to the Coast & Country Windermere Hotel and enjoy an evening meal. (D)
Days Two and Three - Windermere
One included excursion takes us to Grasmere, home to William Wordsworth and a major influence on his work, on the same day we will visit Keswick for stunning views of Derwent Water. The other day in Windermere will be allocated as free time and you have a great chance to explore the town of Windermere and the lake which is a 15 minute walk from the hotel.
Day Four - Windermere to Home
Time to say goodbye today; we depart after breakfast and make our way to the interchange before returning home. (B)
The Windermere is an iconic hotel with views over the town and lake Windermere. It is the perfect place from which to explore the lakes and many of the region’s most stunning walks can be started nearby.
Windermere is a thriving lakeside town with a number of attractions including The World of Beatrix Potter. Whatsmore, the streets are lined with local shops, bustling cafes and stylish restaurants for you to enjoy..
Going further into the Lake District national park you can discover one of the prettiest little villages, Grasmere set in a valley next to the lake. Or visit Ambleside at the end of Lake Windermere, which is said to have the most pubs per person of the population than any village in the country.
Staying in the Windermere Hotel you can enjoy fantastic and varied menus in the restaurant with breakfast and evening meals available. Then in the evening why not have a nightcap in the hotel’s brand new Orrest Head Lodge Bar.
Excursion to Keswick And Grasmere
We will visit Keswick on the banks of Derwent Water for fantastic views across the lake and great places to enjoy afternoon tea. A great short walk just half a mile out to Friars Crag gives wonderful views of Derwentwater. We also visit Grasmere, home to William Wordsworth for over 14 years, who called it, “the loveliest spot that man hath ever found." For a full experience of Grasmere take a walk around the lake here, which takes just over an hour.