Keswick and Ulverston Dickensian Festival Weekend

Enjoy a festive short break in Keswick with a visit to the Ulverston Dickensian Festival. There will be multiple performance stages, roving street performers, festive stalls and traditional costume parades through the historic town. With the chance to visit charming Bowness and gorgeous Ambleside, you’re guaranteed to head home full of festive cheer.

Your Tour Includes

  • 3 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 3 evening meals including Christmas dinner with a complimentary glass of wine
  • Tea, coffee or mulled wine on arrival with a festive treat
  • One festive cream tea
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel
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Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then on to the Derwentwater Hotel near Keswick for three nights. We enjoy a tea, coffee or mulled wine with a festive treat on arrival to get us into the spirit of the season.

Included Meals

  • Dinner

Set in the beautiful market town of Ulverston, this festival recreates bygone times with its period costumes, street entertainers and horse-drawn carriages – it’s no surprise this is one of the most popular Dickensian festivals in the country. There is also a magical Christmas market, perfect for finding thoughtful gifts or enjoying tasty treats.

We return back to the hotel in time for our Christmas dinner, complete with a complimentary glass of wine.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Ulverston Dickensian Festival

Relax on the shores of Derwentwater, or why not join our optional excursion to the popular town of Bowness-on-Windermere? There are plenty of quaint shops to explore, and the cosy cafés are the perfect place to watch the world go by. Continuing to pretty Ambleside, enjoy time at leisure to soak up the stunning lakeside scenery and stroll around the cobbled streets.

We return to the hotel for a festive cream tea.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Optional Excursions

  • Bowness-on-Windermere and Ambleside

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

Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in sterling (cash payments only).

With festive memories made, we start our journey home.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast


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

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