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Cruises of the Lake District

Overview

Travel by Coach
2 Included Excursions
  • Cruise on Lake Windermere
  • Take in the scenery of beautiful Ullswater
  • Afternoon Tea with views of Windermere
  • Visit the market town of Keswick
  • Take to the waters of Derwentwater

Sit back, relax and take in the Lake District’s breath-taking scenery from the waters on this wonderful holiday. Join us and discover the mesmerising landscapes that this National Park, and the UK’s newest UNESCO World Heritage Site, is known for.


This Holiday is Great For

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Itinerary

Day One: Home to Carlisle
We’ll make our way from the interchange to Carlisle, where we’ll check in to the Cumbria Park Hotel and will enjoy an evening meal. (D)

Days Two to Four: Carlisle  
We will spend three days in Carlisle during which time we will enjoy two included excursions. One of these travels to Glenridding for a cruise on incredible Ullswater. The lake is in the shadow of colossal Helvellyn and is seen as one of the most beautiful mountains in the Lake District. We then travel to Windermere where we will enjoy afternoon tea before taking another lake cruise here.

We also travel to Keswick and enjoy a trip to the shores of Derwentwater where we will take a cruise around the lake, with views of Cat Bells and the many islands in the lake. After the cruise you will have free time to explore the pretty town of Keswick.

You will have free time to explore the city of Carlisle, the hotel is less than 10 minutes from the River Eden which is a great place to walk along. Or take a walk to the city’s train station where you can get to pretty Keswick on the edge of the Lake District. (B,D)

Day Five: Carlisle to Home

Time to say goodbye today; we depart after breakfast and make our way to the interchange before returning home. (B)

Cumbria Park Hotel

Just a short distance from the city centre, the Cumbria Park Hotel offers guests a comfortable place to stay when visiting this great city. The hotel boasts a wide range of facilities, plus spacious guest rooms with all the amenities you could require.

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The Local Area

Included Excursions

Full Day: Ullswater, Windermere and Afternoon Tea

Excursion enjoying a cruise on beautiful Ullswater. The second largest lake of the Lake District and regarded by many as its most beautiful. From Glenridding we travel to Lake Windermere where we enjoy a fabulous afternoon tea with views of Lake Windermere before cruising on Lake Windermere, from bustling Ambleside to pretty Bowness. 

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Half Day: Keswick and cruise

Trip to the pretty market town of Keswick, on the shores of Derwent Water where we take a cruise on the lake and enjoy some free time to explore.

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