Enjoy the best of both the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales on our new 5-day holiday based in our Cumbria Grand Hotel which overlooks the spectacular coastline of Grange-Over-Sands. This fantastic tour will take you to visit Skipton, Grassington & a tour of the Yorkshire Dales, enjoy time in Grange and Bowness-On-Windermere and a full day tour of the Lake District. And we also visit the nearby Holker Hall Estate, Cartmel & have a steam cruise on Lake Windermere. There is certainly alot to explore in the Lakes & Dales and we invite you to join us for this exciting new break away to the north of England.
- 4 Nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
- Executive Coach Travel
- Excursions as Stated
- Evening Entertainment
- Arrival Drinks
- No Single Room Supplements (Subject to Availability)
SKIPTON, GRASSINGTON & YORKSHIRE DALES
Join the coach this morning for a tour around the stunning Yorkshire Dales. First stop of the day will be in the bustling market town of Skipton. Known as the gateway to the Dales the town offers much to see including unique shops and 13th century castle. After time to explore we travel through the beautiful countryside to Grassington, where you can enjoy it's cobbled streets, cosy cafes and views of the Yorkshire Dales all around. Visit the Folk Museum when you are here to learn about what life was like in the town in the last century. We then travel through the stunning Yorkshire Dales scenery to the hotel in the Lakes in time for your dinner this evening.
HAWKSHEAD, AMBLESIDE CRUISE & BOWNESS
After breakfast in the hotel join the coach to travel through the lovely lakes scenery to visit the quaint village of Hawkshead. Here you can explore the village and its many shops and tearooms along with Wordsworth's Grammar School and Beatrix Potter's Gallery. We travel on to explore picture-perfect Ambleside. There are some lovely shops here, a 2nd Century Roman Fort, the Bridge House and lovely views overlooking Lake Windermere. We board the Steam Cruiser here and enjoy a scenic sail along the length of the Lake, before arriving in Bowness on Windermere where you have ample time to explore the lovely town then we return to the hotel in time for evening meal.
GRANGE, CARTMEL & HOLKER HALL
Grange-Over-Sands is a pretty Edwardian resort which is a short distance from the hotel and has some of the finest parks and gardens on the Cumbria coast, with many of the quaint shops retaining their original Edwardian design, it provides an ideal escape from a busy world with old-fashioned friendliness, relaxation and beautiful scenery. After time here we travel to the lovely lakeland village of Cartmel, famous for its 12th century priory, racecourse and home of sticky toffee pudding. In the afternoon enjoy a visit to Holker Hall, a beautiful stately home set in the Lake District, where you can tour the house and gardens at your leisure. Set in 200 acres of garden and woodlands, there is plenty to see at this historical estate, home to the Cavendish family who to this day lovingly restore and maintain their ancestral estate and grounds.
THE CUMBRIA GRAND HOTEL - LAKE DISTRICT
Commanding stunning views over Morecambe Bay, our very own Cumbria Grand Hotel sits nestled on the hillside of Grange-over-Sands. The General Manager Mark and his 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.
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