|Travel by Coach||Days|
Day One: Home to Windermere
We’ll make our way from the interchange to Windermere, where we’ll check in to The Windermere and enjoy an evening meal. (D)
Days Two to Four: In and around Windermere
Over our three days in Windermere we have included two excursions. One 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 Derwentwater. The other excursion takes us to Bowness, from where we will cruise across Lake Windermere to the town of Ambleside where there will be time to explore the town. 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. (B,D)
Day Five: Windermere to Home
Time to say goodbye today; we depart after breakfast and make our way to the interchange before returning home. (B)
£25 per person in-hotel credit
£25 per person in-hotel credit.
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.
Ambleside, Grasmere And Keswick
Excursion to bustling Ambleside, situated at the head of Lake Windermere, pretty Grasmere, the home of Wordsworth and the famous gingerbread shop and calling in at Keswick on the shores of Derwentwater.
Half Day: Kendal
We take a trip to the town of Kendal, one of the largest towns around the lakes which retains its perfect riverside charm. You will have time to explore the pretty town and its castle and galleries in the centre. Or take some time to see the shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants in this quaint, picture postcard area of the country.