Highlights of the Lake District

Highlights of the Lake District

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Highlights of the Lake District

5 Days Starting and ending in Kendal LA9, UK

Visiting: Kendal, Keswick, Grasmere, Windermere, Ambleside

Tour operator:

Shearings

Tour code:

uk5cum2

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Physical rating:

Low

Age range:

6-99

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Tour operated in:
English
Trip Styles:

UK tours by Coach

Activities:

Sightseeing, Walking

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Tour Overview

The Cumbrian town of Kendal is a bustling shopping centre with good restaurants and attractions, and will be forever linked with its famous mint cake. It makes for a great base for exploring the nearby Lake District, and towns such as Windermere, Keswick and Grasmere are all must-see destinations.

Highlights

  • Visit the market town of Keswick, on the shores of beautiful Derwentwater where the main square is flanked by independent shops, quaint cafes and art galleries

  • Visit Windermere, the lakeside town is split in two, with Windermere Town around 1.5 miles from the lake at the top of a steep hill, and the village of Bowness-on-Windermere that sits on the eastern shore

  • The Cumbrian town of Kendal is a bustling shopping centre with good restaurants and attractions, and will be forever linked with its famous mint cake. It makes for a great base for exploring the nearby Lake District, and towns such as Windermere, Keswick and Grasmere

Itinerary

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Day 1 : Arrive In Kendal
Location: Kendal
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: 3-star County Hotel
Meals Included: Dinner

Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then on to the County Hotel, Kendal for four nights.

Day 2 : Keswick And Grasmere
Location: Keswick, Grasmere
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: 3-star County Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Visit the market town of Keswick, on the shores of beautiful Derwentwater where the main square is flanked by independent shops, quaint cafes and art galleries. Admire the beautiful surrounding scenery from the shores of the lake, where Cat Bells looms over the waters on the opposite side of the lake.

We also call at pretty Grasmere, in the very heart of the Lake District, home to the tiny Sarah Nelson’s Grasmere Gingerbread Shop.

Day 3 : Day At Leisure Or Yorkshire Dales
Location: Kendal
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: 3-star County Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Explore Kendal at your leisure - this market town is a delight to explore and is home to the famous Kendal Mint Cake!

Or perhaps join our optional excursion to the Yorkshire Dales. We’ll venture to pretty Sedbergh, hugging a lovely spot between the Howgill Fells and the Dales, and then continue onto Hawes, home to the famous Wensleydale Cheese.

Day 4 : Windermere And Ambleside
Location: Windermere, Ambleside
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: 3-star County Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Our excursion today takes us into the Lake District and to its most famous town and lake, Windermere, which is truly magnificent.

The lakeside town is split in two, with Windermere Town around 1.5 miles from the lake at the top of a steep hill, and the village of Bowness-on-Windermere that sits on the eastern shore. We also call at Ambleside at the head of the lake - a popular town with walkers and filled with independent shops and cafes.

Day 5 : Return Home
Location: Kendal
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

  • Airport Transfers at Destination

  • Insurance

  • International Travel

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the 3-star County Hotel in Kendal. 

Check out our Q&As

  • Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Yes, 6 years or above

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

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • 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 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

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

    Yes

  • Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    No

  • Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes

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

    Low

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    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.

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    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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