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Highlights of the Lake District

5 days - from only £399pp


Highlights of the Lake District

The Cumbrian town of Kendal is a bustling shopping centre with good restaurants and attractions, and will be forever linked with its famous mint cake. It makes for a great base for exploring the nearby Lake District, and towns such as Windermere, Keswick and Grasmere are all must-see destinations.


  • 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 County Hotel, Kendal for four nights.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Keswick and Grasmere

    Visit the market town of Keswick, on the shores of beautiful Derwentwater where the main square is flanked by independent shops, quaint cafes and art galleries.

    We also call at pretty Grasmere, in the very heart of the Lake District, home to the tiny Sarah Nelson’s Grasmere Gingerbread Shop.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Included Highlights

    • Keswick
    • Grasmere
  • Day 3: Day at leisure or Yorkshire Dales

    Explore Kendal at your leisure, or perhaps join our optional excursion to the Yorkshire Dales.

    We’ll venture to pretty Sedbergh, hugging a lovely spot between the Howgill Fells and the Dales, and then continue onto Hawes, home to the famous Wensleydale Cheese.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



    Optional Excursions

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

    • Yorkshire Dales

    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 and Ambleside

    Our second trip into the Lakes takes us to its most famous town and lake, Windermere, which is truly magnificent.

    The lakeside town is split into two, with Windermere Town around 1.5 miles from the lake at the top of a steep hill, and Bowness-on-Windermere sitting on the eastern shore. We also call at Ambleside at the head of the lake.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Lake Windermere

    Lake Windermere
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    Included Highlights

    • Lake Windermere
    • Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £20.00 (5 days).


You will stay for four nights at the 3-star County Hotel in Kendal. 

  • County Hotel

    Set in a former coaching inn, the County House is located in the centre of Kendal. This hotel had renovation work completed in 2019, giving it a contemporary look and feel whilst retaining the period features of this Grade II listed building. The hotel has a bar and restaurant that serves traditional meals. All rooms feature a T.V. and tea and coffee making facilities.

    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Telephone
    • 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.