Rail and Sail the Lake District

Explore the Lake District from the water and the tracks with a journey on board the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway and a cruise along the famous waters. We also visit pretty Keswick and Grasmere.

5 days from £549pp

Single Room Supplement from £109pp

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Your Tour Includes

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Itinerary

Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then on to the Lake District for four nights.

Included Meals

  • Dinner

Today we explore the Lake District from the water and the tracks! We board the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway where steam engines haul traditional 1950’s carriages through the countryside scenery of the Leven Valley, leisurely transporting you to Lakeside Station. From here we continue our journey with Windermere Lake Cruises. Sit back as we cruise along the beautiful waters of Lake Windermere, disembarking in pretty Bowness where we have some free time to explore.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Haverthwaite Steam Railway
  • Bowness-on-Windermere & Lake Cruise

Relax, explore at your own pace, or join our optional excursion to Kendal, a bustling market town famous for its mint cake!

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Optional Excursions

  • Kendal

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).

Visit the market town of Keswick, on the shores of beautiful Derwentwater where the main square is flanked by independent shops, quaint cafés 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

Return home.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Newby Bridge Hotel at the southern tip of Lake Windermere or 3-star Shap Wells Hotel

Shap Wells Hotel

Shap Wells Hotel

The Shap Wells Hotel is situated in a secluded, wooded valley, high in the Shap Fells and surrounded by mountain streams, the ideal place from which to explore the Lakes. The hotel has retained many of its original features over the years and much time has been taken to retain the character of the building. The restaurant serves an extensive menu, in keeping with the hotel surroundings and seasons, and the Riverside Lounge & Bar provides the perfect spot to relax with a pre or post dinner drink! Keep yourself entertained in the games room which features a full-sized snooker table, pool table and table tennis, and there is a small aerobic gymnasium available too.

Location: Shap, Penrith, CA10 3QU

Hotel Facilities

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General
  • 3 Star
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
Room
  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Shower and Bath
  • Free Wifi
Accessibility
  • Disabled Rooms Available
  • Wheelchair Access
Service
  • Dogs Allowed on Request
Hotel
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
  • WiFi Available
Newby Bridge Hotel

Newby Bridge Hotel

The 3 star Newby Bridge hotel is located on the southern tip of Lake Windermere and has 46 bedrooms some with views of the lake. The elegant rooms at Newby Bridge have en suite bathrooms, a flat-screen TV and tea and coffee making facilities. In 5 acres of grounds, the hotel also offers leisure facilities including an indoor swimming pool, steam room and a spa bath. Guests can enjoy a stroll in the Mediterranean gardens or enjoy a drink in the Huntsman Inn which is a traditional pub within the hotel serving local ales and has a log fire.

Location: Newby Bridge Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8NA

Hotel Facilities

Need further information? Fill in our enquiry form and we'll get back to you as soon as we can

General
  • 3 Star
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
Room
  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower or Bath
  • Telephone
  • Free Wifi
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair Access
Hotel
  • Swimming Pool
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi Available

Single Room Supplements

Single Room Supplement from £109

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