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5 days - from only £419pp


Cruises of the Lake District

You can’t come to the Lake District without taking a cruise, and on this holiday we include three! Sit back and relax in the Lake District’s wonderful scenery from the waters.


  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then on to the Derwentwater Hotel near Keswick for four nights.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Ullswater Steamers and Grasmere

    A day of scenic splendour lies ahead as we firstly visit pretty Grasmere. Taking its name from the nearby stretch of water, Grasmere is also famous for its gingerbread which is still sold from the tiny Sarah Nelson’s Grasmere Gingerbread Shop near the pretty church. We continue and travel over the Kirkstone Pass, the regions highest pass open to motor traffic to reach Ullswater, regarded by many as the most beautiful lake in England. Magnificently set amid the Lakeland Fells, our relaxing cruise affords us fine views of the Lake District’s highest mountain, Helvellyn.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Ullswater Steamboat Cruise

    Ullswater Steamboat Cruise
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    Included Highlights

    • Ullswater Cruise
    • Grasmere
  • Day 3: At leisure or Penrith

    Relax on the shores of Derwentwater or stroll nearby Keswick, or join our optional excursion to Penrith, with cosy pubs and quaint tea rooms.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Included Highlights

    • Derwentwater

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    • Penrith

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 4: Windermere Cruise and the Keswick Launch Cruises

    Today we venture out for more included fun on the waters of the Lake District. We travel to nearby Keswick and enjoy a cruise on the shimmering waters of Derwentwater, in the shadow of mighty Cat Bells. We continue to bustling Ambleside where we enjoy a little free time before taking to the waters again with Windermere Lake Cruises as we sail to pretty Bowness-on-Windermere.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Lake Windermere

    Lake District-Lake Windermere
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    Included Highlights

    • Lake Windermere Cruise
    • Keswick
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £69.00 (5 days).


You will stay for four nights at the Derwentwater Hotel in Keswick.

  • The Derwentwater Hotel

    The former Coast and Country Derwentwater Hotel is located in the village of Portinscale, in the popular town of Keswick. The hotel sits in 18-acres of picturesque grounds and is the perfect place for those wishing to relax and enjoy the delights of the surrounding Lakeland countryside.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • Fully Health and Safety Compliant
    • Hairdryer
    • Smoke Detectors in Every Room

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement of £20pp. To find your nearest joining point, search using your postcode below.

See our full list of our joining points.