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Festive Winter Wonderland in the Lakes

Festive Winter Wonderland in the Lakes

Sit back and relax on our seasonal break around the captivating Lake District, with included visits to Kendal, Carlisle, Keswick, Grasmere and Ambleside.

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Sit back and relax on our seasonal break around the captivating Lake District, with included visits to Kendal, Carlisle, Keswick, Grasmere and Ambleside. You can discover the snow-capped mountains, snowy vistas and rugged beauty of the region during the winter months.

 

Includes

Return coach travel

4 nights half board

Hotel entertainment

Mulled wine on arrival

Traditional Christmas dinner with complimentary drink

Festive afternoon tea

Visits to Kendal, Carlisle, Keswick, Grasmere & Ambleside

Cruise on Lake Windermere to Bowness-on-Windermere

Free time in Windermere

 

Day 1

We begin our journey with a visit to Kendal, a handsomely built limestone market town with a compact centre that offers a wide range of restaurants, cafés and shops. From here we continue to our hotel where warming mulled wine will be waiting for us upon our arrival.

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Day 2

A picturesque drive along Ullswater will take us to Carlisle, where we enjoy some free time to explore. Head to the spacious pedestrianised Greenmarket - a focal point for street entertainment, Farmers Market and Christmas celebrations. From here you can visit the cathedral (a few minutes’ walk) or the formidable fortress of Carlisle Castle.

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Day 3

Enjoy free time in Windermere, situated just one mile from the lake this busy little town has a good variety of local shops.

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Day 4

Enjoy a full day excursion exploring the beautiful Lake District National Park. We will visit Keswick, a pretty market town on the shores of Derwentwater and Grasmere, famous for its’ connections with poet William Wordsworth. From here we continue onto Ambleside, where we have arranged a cruise on Lake Windermere to the pretty village of Bowness-on-Windermere.

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Day 5

After breakfast we retrace our footsteps home.

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B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

The Windermere Hotel ***, Windermere

 

 

Perched on a hill overlooking Windermere town centre is the Windermere Hotel. Built in 1847 the hotel offers rooms with en suite bathrooms, a piano lounge bar, restaurant, free Wi-Fi and The Boardroom offer a TV, board games and cards.

 

Hotel Facilities

• Bar

• Restaurant

• Lounge

• Lift

• Wi-Fi

• Garden

 

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Arnold High St Bus Stop Arnold High Street Bus stop,
Outside leisure centre car park, NG5 7EE
Bulwell Aldi Bus Stop Bulwell, Aldi Bus stop SW12
Sellers Wood drive, NG6 8GE
Derby Bus Station Derby, Bus Station
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Long Eaton, The Green Long Eaton, The Green
Outside Wilkinsons, NG10 1HQ
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Quaker Way, Mansfield, NG18 1JJ
Nottingham Mount St Nottingham, Mount Street
Alongside the Grosvenor Casino, NG1 6HE

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