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Keswick and Lake District

5 days - from only £299pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Keswick and Lake District

With its association to the Lake Poets and being the location of the ever-popular Cat Bells hills, Derwentwater has long attracted visitors trying to find a classic lakeland setting. From here, we’ll explore the beautiful Lake District and cruise along Windermere.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Return coach travel
  • 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: Windermere and Ambleside with Cruise

    Excursion visiting the bustling town of Bowness, a popular lakeside town that is bursting with attractions including The World of Beatrix Potter, the charming St Martin's church and the Windermere Jetty Museum which is dedicated to the boats, people and rich history of the lake.

    After some free time, we board our cruise and have chance to admire the stunning surrounding scenery from the waters as we sail to Ambleside, at the head of the lake. Ambleside is home to one of the Lake District's most iconic sights - the tiny Bridge House that sits above Stock Ghyll Beck.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Lake Windermere

    Lake Windermere
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    Included Highlights

    • Lake Windermere
    • Ambleside
  • Day 3: At leisure or Penrith

    Enjoy a day at leisure where you can relax at the hotel or perhaps take a stroll to nearby Keswick. This market town is popular with walkers and the surrounding scenery is spectacular - perhaps take a cruise across Derwentwater and join one of the many walks in the local area.

    Alternatively, join our optional excursion to Penrith, with its cosy pubs and quaint tea rooms. This historic market town is a delight to explore with cobbled lanes and a wealth of independent shops.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Penrith

    Penrith

    Optional Excursions

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

    2023
    • Penrith
    TBC

    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: Ullswater and Kirkstone Pass

    Today we travel to Ullswater, regarded by many as the most beautiful lake in England. Its pretty tree-lined shores and tranquil waters are a sight to behold.

    We then travel over the spectacular 1500 foot Kirkstone Pass, the region's highest pass open to motor traffic. Near the summit, stands the Kirkstone Pass Inn, a former important coaching inn and the third highest public house in England.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Ullswater

    Ullswater
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    Included Highlights

    • Ullswater
    • Kirkstone Pass
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £79.00 (5 days).

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then on to the Derwentwater hotel near Keswick for our four-night stay.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Ambleside and Windermere Cruise

    Excursion visiting the bustling town of Bowness, a popular lakeside town that is bursting with attractions including The World of Beatrix Potter, the charming St Martin's Church and the Windermere Jetty Museum dedicated to the boats, people and rich history of the lake.

    After some free time, we board our cruise and have chance to admire the stunning surrounding scenery from the waters as we sail to Ambleside, located at the head of the lake. Ambleside is home to one of the Lake District's most iconic sights - the tiny Bridge House that sits above Stock Ghyll Beck.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Bowness-on-Windermere

    Bowness-on-Windermere
    More Photos

    Included Highlights

    • Ambleside Cruise
    • Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Day 3: Day at leisure or Penrith

    Enjoy a day at leisure where you can relax at the hotel, or perhaps take a stroll to nearby Keswick. This market town is popular with walkers and the surrounding scenery is spectacular - why not take a cruise across Derwenwater and join one of the many walks in the local area.

    Alternatively, join our optional excursion to Penrith, with its cosy pubs and quaint tea rooms. This historic market town is a delight to explore with cobbled lanes and a wealth of independent shops.

    Penrith

    Penrith

    Optional Excursions

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

    2023
    • Penrith
    TBC

    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: Grasmere and Keswick

    Enjoy an excursion to the quaint village of Grasmere which lies at the heart of the Lake District. This charming village is home to the tiny Sarah Nelson Gingerbread Shop which is located in the grounds of the pretty parish church.

    We return to Keswick with some free time to explore this popular market town, on the shores of spectacular Derwentwater.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Included Highlights

    • Keswick
    • Grasmere
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £79.00 (5 days).

Hotels

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

  • The Derwentwater Hotel

    With beautiful surroundings that are ideal for rest and relaxation, The Derwentwater Hotel is located in the village of Portinscale, in the popular town of Keswick, and is the perfect choice for any Lake District break. The hotel boasts 16 acres of picturesque grounds and gardens, as well excellent facilities including a restaurant offering a choice of modern and traditional dishes, a bar, and an inviting conservatory from where you can take a scenic stroll down to the water – keep your eyes peeled for red squirrels! With comfortable rooms and warm hospitality, this charming hotel is sure to leave you feeling rejuvenated.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • WiFi Available
    • Hairdryer

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price.

See our full list of our joining points.

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