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Windermere and Festive Cruise Weekend

4 days - from only £289pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Windermere and Festive Cruise Weekend

Make this festive season one to remember and escape to the beautiful Lake District. From our base in wonderful Windermere, we will explore the quaint shops and charming streets of Ambleside, before enjoying a selection of festive treats while we cruise along the waters of Lake Windermere. With the chance to discover pretty Keswick and popular Grasmere, your weekend will be brimming with stunning sights and scenery.

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

4 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then on to the Windermere Hotel 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

  • Day 2: Festive Cruise on Lake Windermere

    Today starts with a visit to the pretty town of Ambleside, home to plenty of quaint shops and cosy cafés. From here, we’ll embark on a cruise along the waters of Lake Windermere, taking in the breathtaking scenery whilst enjoying a mulled wine and mince pie. Departing at Bowness-on-Windermere, you’ll have some free time to explore this charming town.

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

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Lake Windermere

    Cruise on Lake Windermere
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    Included Highlights

    • Ambleside
    • Bowness-on-Windermere
    • Cruise on Lake Windermere
  • Day 3: Day at leisure or Keswick and Grassmere

    Relax in Windermere, or why not join our optional excursion to Keswick? Nestled on the shores of beautiful Derwentwater, this pretty market town boasts an array of independent shops, charming cafés and fascinating museums. We’ll also visit Grasmere, which is famous for its association with William Wordsworth.

    We return to the hotel for a festive cream tea.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Keswick

    Keswick and Grasmere

    Optional Excursions

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

    2023
    • Keswick and Grasmere
    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:

    Brimming with festive cheer, it's time to return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Hotels

You will stay for three nights at the 3-star Windermere Hotel in Windermere.

  • Windermere Hotel

    Overlooking the shores of England’s largest lake, the English heritage-listed Windermere Hotel has been welcoming guests since 1847 and is a firm favourite with visitors to the Lake District to this day. It is the perfect place from which to explore the lakes, and many of the region’s most stunning walks can be started nearby. The hotel’s period charm is sharply contrasted by its modern amenities, giving its guests the best of both worlds. With breakfast and evening meals available, guests can enjoy fantastic and varied menus in the restaurant, and after spending time discovering the local area, why not have a nightcap in the Orrest Head Lodge bar? The lodge has wonderful views of the lake, and you can soak up the relaxing atmosphere as the sun goes down at night.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Telephone

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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