GOLD Lake District Sailing, Dreaming & Steaming

GOLD Lake District Sailing, Dreaming & Steaming

The Cumbrian Fells provide the dramatic backdrop - with their high passes and wild scenery. Enjoy the splendid landscapes with a cruise on Windermere. The delightful Haverthwaite Railway adds a touch of nostalgia before a scenic journey to Derwentwater and Borrowdale on board the Mountain Goat.

Tour highlights

 

5 Days • 4 nights with dinner, bed & breakfast • Home Link included

 

 

• Keswick and Derwentwater Cruise

• Thirlmere and Grasmere

• Ambelside and Lake Windermere Cruise

• Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway

• Ullswater Cruise

• Kirkstone Pass and Windermere Village

 

 

 

 

Monday

We depart and travel to Cumbria for the
next 4 ngihts stay with dinner, bed and
breakfast at the Shap Wells Hotel.

Tuesday

We drive across the Shap Fells to Kendal
for a morning break before continuing on to
Windermere Village with its little shops for the
lunch period. The Lakeland store has its largest
outlet here, with everything you need for the
home, kitchen and more. Heading over the
rugged Kirksone Pass, with the lonely inn at the
summit, we come to Glenridding. Here you have a
sail on board the lake ‘steamer’ along the lake to
Pooley Bridge.

Wednesday

Today we travel via St John’s Vale
and Lake Thirlmere to the lovely Lakes village of
Grasmere where we take a break. Grasmere was
the home of William Wordsworth and other
artists. Sample some gingerbread from the local
shop before we head for Ambleside where we join
the lake steamer for another delightful cruise
along Lake Windermere to Lakeside. Here we join
the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway for a
nostalgic steam ride to round off the day.

Thursday

Today we head to Keswick where you
have time to explore before this afternoons
scenic journey along the shores of Derwent Water to
Ashness Bridge and Borrowdale, conmtinuing over Honister Pass
to Buttermere village. After a break we pass Crummock Water
and Loweswater
on our way to the Whinlatter Pass Visitor Centre
for a break before heading back to Keswick,
rejoining the tour coach for the hotel.

Friday

After breakfast we head for home.

Your Hotel

 

Shap Wells Hotel

The 3 star hotel is set in tranquil surroundings amongst

the Lakeland fells. Set in 30 acres of grounds, the hotel

offers a well-stocked bar; lounges and a spacious

restaurant.

All bedrooms are en suite and have television,

radio, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities.

The hotel has a lift

 

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Name Address Contact Details
Bath Bath
Avon Street / Riverside Coach Car Park
Bridgwater Bridgwater Mount Street Bus Stop
Rear of Angel Place Shopping centre
Chippenham Chippenham The Bridge
In Front of Johnsons Dry Cleaners
Cirencester Cirencester Little Chef/Burger King
Hare Bushes Services, A429 Burford Road, GL7 5DS
Clevedon Clevedon
Tui Travel Agency
Exeter Services Exeter Services - M5 - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Frome Frome
Market Place
Gloucester Gloucester outside the British Heart Foundation
Northgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 1SL
Gloucester Sainsburys Gloucester Sainsburys Layby, Barnett Way, Barnwood
GL4 3RT South East bound Bus Stop
Gordano Gordano M5 Services CAR PARK
Highbridge Highbridge, Church Street Bus Stop
Near to Church
Ivybridge Ivybridge Leisure Centre Car Park - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Junction 27 M5 J27 M5 - Burger King/ Travelodge
Pick ups maybe fed to Gordano Services
M5 Junction 13 M5 Junction 13, Starbucks Formerly Little Chef
Melksham Melksham
Town Hall.
Michael Wood Services Michael Wood Services - Outward - Northbound side
Return - Southbound side
Midsomer Norton Midsomer Norton
Town Hall
Minehead Minehead Railway Station
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot Railway Station Lay By
Pickups may be fed to Gordano Services M5-J19
Plymouth Plymouth Railway Station SE Bound Bus Stop
Pennycomequick Hill/ Saltash Road
Shepton Mallet Shepton Mallet Station Road Car Park
Bus Stop near Monument
Somerton Somerton The Cross - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Street Street
Bayliss Centre
Stroud Stroud
Merrywalks Bus Station
Taunton Herons Taunton - Hankeridge Farm Bus Stop,
Herons Gate by Halfords Superstore.
Thornbury Thornbury
Aldi Lay-by
Torquay Torquay Coach Station
Trowbridge Trowbridge
Town Hall
Wells Wells
Princes Road Car Park
Westbury Westbury
Haynes Road bus stop
Weston-super-Mare Weston-super-Mare
Locking Road Car Park
Yeovil Yeovil Bus Station - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
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