First day North to our hotel in Grange-over-Sands just south of the Lake District via a stop at the famous Bury Market.
Tours whilst at Resort
A We travel through the heart of the wonderfully scenic Lake District, taking in Coniston Water, Rydal Water and Grasmere, to the ever-popular North Lakes tourist town of Keswick, under the shadow of Skiddaw. Following a lunchtime stop here we continue to England’s most beautiful lake, Ullswater, for a cruise on a ‘steamer’ from Pooley Bridge to We return to the hotel via the beautiful Kirkstone Pass.
B We enjoy a trip on a one-way steam train journey through the beautiful Leven Valley on the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway, before boarding a delightful cruise along Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, from Lakeside to Bowness-on-Windermere. Bowness is popular all year round and people come here to sail on the lake or just to relax and savour the atmosphere and the town’s delightful setting. We also spend time in the bustling village of Ambleside. The town is surrounded by beautiful fells, woodland and parks and has great shopping plus the quirky Bridge House.
C Full steam ahead to the Western Lakes for a nostalgic trip back in time on the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway, aﬀectionately known by the locals as ‘La’al Ratty’. Enjoy a return trip on Lakeland’s oldest and longest railway from the delightful coastal village of Ravenglass through two glorious valleys to the foot of England’s highest On our return we will make a short stop in the market town of Ulverston, which is home to the Laurel & Hardy Museum, before returning to Grange-over-Sands for free time to explore this genteel Edwardian resort.
Last day We return home with a lunchtime stop at the Trentham Estate Shopping Centre.