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Beatrix Potter's Lake District

5 Days / 4 Nights

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Spend 5 days with us in the beautiful surroundings of the Lake District and discover the fascinating tales of Beatrix Potter with a visit to her former holiday home, Wray Castle. Visiting some of the Lakes most scenic villages and towns including Bowness, Grasmere & Keswick and enjoy the wonderful surroundings and hospitality of the Cumbria Grand Hotel in Grange-Over-Sands.

HOLIDAY INCLUDES

  • 4 Nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
  • Luxury Coach Travel 
  • Excursions as Stated
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Drinks on Arrival
  • Porterage
  • Afternoon Tea
  • No Single Room Supplements (Subject to Availability)
Excursions

Wray Castle, Ambleside & Bowness

This morning we visit the former holiday home of Beatrix Potter herself; Wray Castle. We arrive in style aboard a traditional boat from Ambleside Pier. This stunning gothic house was built in 1840 and Beatrix spent time here with her family during her teenage years. Enjoy the amazing views over Lake Windermere and explore the castle before boarding the cruiser again for the return journey to Ambleside where the coach will then take you on to Bowness. Here you will have the rest of the day to visit the lovely shops, cafes and maybe pop into The World of Beatrix Potter - a magnificent attraction full of her famous characters brought to life. We return to the hotel in Grange late afternoon in time for a relaxing meal in the restaurant.

 

Kendal & Grange-Over-Sands

Travel to Kendal this morning, a bustling town with a fine selection of shops, two castles and a host of historical buildings and galleries to explore. Return to the hotel via Grange-Over-Sands where you can visit the pretty Edwardian resort before enjoying your delightful Afternoon Tea served in the hotel.

 

Grasmere, Keswick & Ullswater

Travel through the beautiful scenery of the Lake District today, passing by Coniston Water with a stop in the village of Grasmere. Keswick is the next stop where you can visit the towns interesting museums or stroll to Derwent Lake and enjoy the views. Time for a spot of lunch here before travelling back to the hotel in Grange by the stunning scenery of Ullswater Lake and the Kirkstone Pass.

 

 

Accommodation

 

The Cumbria Grand Hotel - Lake District

Commanding stunning views over Morecambe Bay, the Cumbria Grand Hotel sits nestled on the hillside of Grange-over-Sands. The General Manager and staff make the welcome warm and inviting in this impressive Victorian hotel, full of fine original features. The hotel also offers a snooker room, table tennis and woodland walks in the 20 acres of grounds.

No Single Supplement (Subject to availability)

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