Cruises of the Beautiful Lake District

Cruises of the Beautiful Lake District

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Cruises of the Beautiful Lake District

5 Days Starting in Cumbria and ending in Cumbria, UK

Visiting: Cumbria, Penrith, Ullswater, Keswick, Ambleside, Windermere

Tour operator:

Shearings

Tour code:

uk-5-shp1

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Physical rating:

Low

Age range:

6-99

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Tour operated in:

English

Trip Styles:

One Centre Based

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Tour Overview

With included cruises on three different lakes, sit back, relax and take in the Lake District's beautiful scenery from the waters. Cruise the shimmering waters of spectacular Ullswater, stunning Derwentwater and magnificent Windermere and visit some of Cumbria's most popular spots.

Highlights

  • With included cruises on three different lakes, sit back, relax and take in the Lake District's beautiful scenery from the waters.

  • Cruise the shimmering waters of spectacular Ullswater, stunning Derwentwater and magnificent Windermere

  • Visit some of Cumbria's most popular spots

Itinerary

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Day 1 : Arrive In Cumbria

Location: Cumbria

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: 3-star Shap Wells Hotel

Meals Included: Dinner

Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then onto Cumbria and your hotel for a four night stay.
The Shap Wells Hotel is situated in a secluded wooded valley, high in the Shap Fells and enjoys remote views.

Day 2 : Penrith And Ullswater Steamers

Location: Penrith, Ullswater

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: 3-star Shap Wells Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

We travel into the Northern Lakelands to enjoy a cruise on beautiful Ullswater. Regarded by many as the most beautiful lake in England, Ullswater is magnificently set amid the splendour of the Lakeland Fells and our cruise takes in the peaceful scenery of this wonderful lake.

We also call at Penrith, the historic capital of Cumbria. Penrith has a good mix of traditional shops and sophisticated arcades and leading off the main streets are many old yard entrances with interesting inscriptions to discover.

Day 3 : Keswick And Keswick Launch Cruise

Location: Keswick

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: 3-star Shap Wells Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

We venture to the market town of Keswick today where there will be some free time to explore. The main square here is flanked by independent shops, quaint cafes and art galleries.

We take to the waters once more with a cruise on Derwentwater, in the shadow of mighty Cat Bells. The lake is dotted with islands, and at its calmest is almost mirror-like.

Day 4 : Ambleside And Windermere Cruise

Location: Ambleside, Windermere

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: 3-star Shap Wells Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Today we visit bustling Ambleside where there will be a little free time before we take to the shimmering waters of Lake Windermere and cruise to pretty Bowness.

Bowness-on-Windermere is one of the most popular destinations in the region and home to many independent shops, quaint cafes and Beatrix Potter attractions. Potter around the quaint village centre, or find a cafe and watch the world go by!

Day 5 : Return Home

Location: Cumbria

Meals Included: Breakfast

Return home.

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Additional Services

    Travel from a wide range of joining points across the UK is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement. Please contact us for our full list of joining points.

  • Meals

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Transport

    Comfortable, air-conditioned motorcoach

  • Porterage at Hotels

What's Not Included

  • Additional Services

  • Insurance

  • International Travel

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Shap Wells Hotel, situated in a secluded wooded valley, high in the Shap Fells.

Check out our Q&As

  • What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

    Low

  • Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    Yes

  • Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach.

  • Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

    Yes

  • Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    No

  • Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Yes, 6 years or above

  • Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes

  • Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

    You can be assured of a high level of service and reliability from our expert-trained coach crews, who will be on hand to assist and escort you along the way

  • Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    As detailed in the itinerary

Book with Confidence

  • Low Deposit

    Shearings requires a minimum deposit of 75 GBP per person or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 56 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of shearings charges.

    Up to 56 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of deposit.

    At 55 days before tour starts: Forfeit 50% of booking price.

    At 42 days before tour starts: Forfeit 75% of booking price.

    At 21 days before tour starts: Forfeit 90% of booking price.

    At 14 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of booking price.

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