England’s Magnificent Lake District

Wednesday August 7th 2024

The Lake District is known as England’s “breathing space” and is by far the UK’s most popular National Park. Every year, some 15 million people explore the region’s fells and countryside and it’s not hard to see why. It is a postcard panorama of craggy hilltops; mountain tarns and glittering lakes and you will reluctantly depart this enchanting place but will leave with some wonderful memories.

Your Holiday Itinerary

Day 1
On the first afternoon the group will travel to Dublin for an overnight stay.

Day 2
This morning we take an early sailing from Dublin to the UK. Journey via the stunning North Welsh coast and arrive at your Lake District Hotel in the late afternoon.

Day 3
This morning, take a ride on the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway, which runs for 3 ½ miles along the banks of River Leven, to Lakeside Station. From there we will board one of the steamer services cruising to Bowness. In the afternoon enjoy the magic of the Beatrix Potter Centre in Bowness-on-Windermere, visiting the wonderful landscape where her tales are brought to life. Board the steamer in late afternoon for a return to Lakeside.

Day 4
Today we will visit Keswick, travelling via the spectacular Kirkstone Pass to the south of Lake Ullswater for some of the best views of the whole district. Keswick is nestled between the North Lakeland Fells and Derwentwater – England’s widest lake. Return via Grasmere, the home of William Wordsworth and enjoy a visit to Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum.

Day 5
Today we will travel to Sizergh Castle in the morning, which sits at the gateway to the Lake District. Originally a fortified castle with over 700 years of family history, this unexpected treasure covers 647 hectares.

Day 6
We have an early start this morning to travel to Holyhead Port to take a return sailing back to Dublin.

Your 6-Day Holiday includes

  • Return Luxury Coach Transport
  • Professional Driver / Guide who will act as Tour Manager for the group
  • Return ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  • 5 Nights Hotel Accommodation
  • Evening meal on 5 evenings
  • Full breakfast on 5 mornings
  • Dove Cottage & Wordsworth Museum
  • Windermere Lake Cruise
  • Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway
  • Keswick
  • Beatrix Potter Visitor Centre
  • Sizergh Castle
  • Ullswater Lake Steamer

*€200 Single Supplement
**Valid photo identification will be required to travel

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