Highlights of Cumbria

Highlights of Cumbria

This wonderful tour combines coach and train travel to link beautiful scenery, interesting locations and excellent accommodation.

• 4 nights stay with dinner, bed & breakfast

• Home Link included


We depart and make our way to the
Lake District arriving at your hotel late
afternoon for the next 4 nights stay with dinner,
bed and breakfast.


Our day begins with a short drive into
Kendal where we have time to explore and
obtain lunch before our afternoon visit to
Windermere village and the impressive Lakeland
Store, main outlet for the well-known supplier of
things for house and home.


Today’s excursion takes us to the
eastern fringes of Cumbria and the town of
Sedbergh, England’s Book Town, for a short
break before we move on to Kirkby Stephen.
A traditional market town of historic buildings,
cobbled yards, quaint and interesting shops,
ideally located in the beautiful Upper Eden
Valley. From here we continue on our way to
Appleby, former county town of Westmorland,
now part of Cumbria. We stay awhile in Appleby
before returning across the moors to Tebay and
returning to the hotel.


We head for Ulverston where you
have the opportunity to visit the superb Laurel
and Hardy Museum – a treat in store for fans of
Stan and Ollie, legends of British comedy – Stan
was born in Ulverston, and the museum will
bring back many memories. Today is market day
in Ulverston and you can browse the stalls and
we also have time for lunch before leaving and
heading to the little village of Hawkshead for a
break before returning to our hotel.


After breakfast we depart and head for

Damson Dene Hotel


• Tucked away in the tranquil Lyth Valley close

to Bowness, the Damson Dene Hotel is a

delightful hotel superbly located as a base for

this tour. Hotel features include a beautiful

landscaped garden, complete with duck pond!

The leisure centre offers indoor swimming

pool, spa pool, sauna, steam room and gym.

The hotel takes its name from the famous

damson orchards of the area and all bedrooms

are en suite with television, hairdryer and tea/

coffee making facilities. The hotel has a lift

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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
Shop, 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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