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Turkey & Tinsel in Keswick and the Lake District

5 days - from only £349pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Turkey & Tinsel in Keswick and the Lake District

Christmas comes early on a Turkey & Tinsel break! Enjoy the festive season twice this year with mulled wine on arrival, Christmas dinner with a complimentary drink, and a festive cream tea one day. Get into the festive spirit in Derwentwater, close to Keswick, with its association to the Lake Poets and being the location of the ever-popular Cat Bells hills.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 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

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach, then on to Derwentwater near Keswick and our hotel for four 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

  • Day 2: Keswick and Grasmere

    Today we visit the pretty village of Grasmere, known for being the home of William Wordsworth. Explore the village where you can admire the spectacular surrounding fells, visit Wordsworth’s grave, or maybe even buy some of the legendary Grasmere gingerbread.<br><br>We then call at the picturesque market town of Keswick. Overlooked by the dramatic Skiddaw range in the north and the expansive Derwentwater in the south the town enjoys an idyllic location in the north of the Lake District. Enjoy time at leisure to explore the town before we transfer back to the hotel, or perhaps you'd prefer to walk the 2 mile walk back to the hotel yourself.<br><br>We return back to the hotel in time for our 'Christmas Dinner' complete with a complimentary glass of wine.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Lake_District-Waterhead,_Lake_Windermere

    Lake District

    Included Highlights

    • Windermere and Ambelside
  • Day 3: Day at leisure or Penrith

    Relax on the shores of Derwentwater or stroll nearby Keswick, or join our optional excursion to Penrith, the old capital of Cumbria. View the ruins of Penrith Castle or stroll the medieval streets. Stop for a drink in one of the man cafes and browse the 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: Bowness-on-Windermere and Ambleside

    This morning we will head to Bowness, the village on the shores of Lake Windermere and one of the most visited destinations in the Lake District. We continue charming Ambleside, predominantly a Victorian town, bursting with shops selling a range of arts, crafts, and outdoor activity shops. We return to the hotel for a festive cream tea

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Bowness-on-Windermere

    Bowness-on-Windermere

    Included Highlights

    • Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Day 5:

    We depart the hotel this morning full of festive cheer and return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

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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