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Highlights of the Lake District

Overview

Travel by Coach
2 Included Excursions
  • Discover the beauty of the Lake District
  • Journey aboard the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway
  • Cruise on Lake Windermere
  • Visit Keswick and Grasmere

Be captivated by the Lake District, explored from our base at Windermere, a town that spreads down the hillside to join the village of Bowness on the shores of the Lake. Beautiful scenery, quaint villages and popular attractions await.

This Holiday is Great For

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Itinerary

Day One - Home to Windermere
We’ll make our way from the interchange to Windermere, where we’ll check in to The Windermere and will enjoy an evening meal. (D)

Days Two to Four – Windermere
We’ll have a great time, with two included excursions to enjoy – enjoy a journey on board the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway, take a cruise on Lake Windermere and visit Keswick and pretty Grasmere. (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)

Windermere Hotel

Windermere

  • Recently awarded a Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence
  • Stay in the heart of the Lake District, overlooking the shores of England’s largest lake
  • Enjoy stunning walks or travel to pretty villages including Grasmere and Keswick
  • Enjoy afternoon tea in the hotel’s restaurant or a drink in the new Orrest Head Lodge bar

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.

Rooms at this hotel


Hotel Gallery

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The Local Area

Included Excursions

Full Day: Lakeside And Haverthwaite Railway And cruise

Excursion travelling to the south of Lake Windermere where we join the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway and journey through the Leven Valley. We then enjoy a cruise on Windermere past the many fells that hug its shores and features such as Crag Holme, Lazy Bay and Belle Isle, the largest island on the lake before reaching the town of Bowness-on-Windermere. Once in the town we will enjoy some free time to explore.

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Half Day: Keswick and Grasmere

Excursion incorporating visits to the market town of Keswick on the shores of Derwentwater and pretty Grasmere in the heart of the Lake District.

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