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English Lakes 2022

English Lakes 2022

5 day holiday to the Lake District

The sheer beauty of the Lake District has inspired poets and artists for centuries, and on this holiday we will paint a picture that will last in your memory for years to come. From our base we explore the dramatic landscapes of the Lakes on three excursions, visiting the main lakes, taking boat trips on two of them and a rail journey alongside one.

 

 

Monday 11th July 2022      £525 per person

Single supplement               £45

 

Insurance £35 per person inc IPT

 

INCLUDES

  • 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

  • Three evenings of hotel entertainment 

  • Lake Ullswater cruise 

  • Lake Windermere cruise

  • Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway

Monday

Depart in the morning travelling to Cumbria and the Shap Wells Hotel

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Tuesday

Drive by way of the Kirkstone Pass to see Ambleside, Rydal Water and Grasmere. Spend some time here in the very attractive village where you will find Wordsworth’s grave in the churchyard and his
cottage nearby. On to the tranquil beauty of Coniston Water

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Wednesday

Over the rugged Shap Fells to Tebay and Kendal, continuing to Bowness-onWindermere. Here we spend the rest of the morning sightseeing, shopping, lunching and maybe visiting the World of Beatrix Potter Exhibition. This afternoon we enjoy a delightful sail along Lake Windermere to Lakeside, at thesouthern end of the lake. Here we join the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway for a nostalgic steam train ride to Haverthwaite beforerejoining the coach.

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Thursday

More fantastic scenery today as we make our way to Ullswater and Pooley Bridge for a lake ‘steamer’ trip to Glenridding. We continue to Keswick where there will be time to explore and obtain lunch, perhaps beside Derwentwater. Return alongside picturesque Bassenthwaite Lake, via Caldbeck and through pleasant Cumbria countryside

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Friday

Return home

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B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

SHAP WELLS HOTEL ***

http://www.shapwells.com/.

 

The Shap Wells Hotel is set in 30 acres of tranquil surroundings amongst the Lakeland fells and is an ideal base from which to explore this beautiful corner of England.

 

Free wi-fi, ensuite facilities, TV in room, Tea and coffee making facilities, Telephone in room, Hair dryer, Restaurant, Bar, Lift, Gardens

 

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

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

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Name Address Contact Details
Ashingdon Golden Cross Golden Cross, By Fox (Welcome Homes)
Barking, North St North Street, Barking,outside St Margaret's Church
Barkingside Barkingside, Fulwell Cross, by Swimming Baths
Basildon Southernhay, long layby opposite Bus Station
Billericay Sun Corner Sun Corner, Laindon Road, Billericay
Brentwood Brentwood High St, by Dairyman (Argos)
Canvey Island - Canute King Canute PH, Canvey Island
Canvey Island - Haystack Long Road, Canvey Island, Haystack
Chalkwell Park Chalkwell Park Bus Stop
Chandos Garage Hockley Chandos Garage Hockley
Cricketers Westcliff Cricketers Bus Stop, Southend on Sea
Dagenham Wood Lane Wood Lane, Dagenham, Opp Morrisons
Eastwood - Kent Elms Kent Elms Corner, Eastwood, Rayleigh Road
Eastwood - Rochford Cnr Rayleigh Road, Eastwood, Rochford Corner
Eastwood Jones Corner Eastwood, Rayleigh Road, Jones Corner
Bus Stop by Brookside Tavern
Folkestone services XX Eurotunnel- Stop 24 Junction 11 on M20
Grays Oak PH Oak PH, Socketts Heath, Grays
Hadleigh - Vic House Cnr Vic House Corner, Kiln Road, Hadleigh
Hadleigh Church Hadleigh Church, Bus Layby
Harold Wood Harold Wood, Bus Stops, Harold Wood Station
Hockley Spa Spa Road Bus Stop, Hockley
Hopes Green, S Benfleet High Road, S Benfleet, by Benfleet Tvl opp Shell G
Hornchurch North Street, Hornchurch, Fire Station
Ilford Clements Road, Ilford, by Travelodge IG1 !BA
Kents Hill Lights Kents Hill Lights Bus Stop, London Road, Benfleet
Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) - Thundersley
Leigh on Sea - Elms Elms PH, London Road, Leigh on Sea
Leigh on Sea - Thames Dr Thames Drive, Leigh on Sea
M25 Thurrock Services M25 Thurrock Services Coach Park
North Shoebury Road Bus Stop , outside Asda (St Marys)
North Shoebury Road, Shoeburyness
Pitsea Old Gala Bingo, Pitsea SS13 3AH
Rayleigh Websters Way Websters Way, Rayleigh, opp Rayleigh Lanes
Rochford Station Bus Stop Rochford Station Bus Stop, Bradley Way
Romford St Edwards Way, Romford, Bus Stop 'H'
Shenfield Shenfield Station
Shoeburyness - Kathryn Ct The Cambridge.(Kathryn Ct.), Shoeburyness
South Benfleet Clare Rd Tarpots Coach Stop (opp Clare Road), Sth Benfleet
South Benfleet St Marys St Mary's Church, Layby, South Benfleet
Southchurch Tyrrel Drive Southchurch Road - Tyrrel Drive (Swintons)
Southchurch White Horse White Horse Bus Stop, Southchurch
Southend Airport Bus Stop, Southend Airport, Eastwoodbury Crescent
Southend Queensway Bus Layby, Rear of Sainsburys, Southend
Stanford le Hope Rookery Rookery Corner, Stanford le Hope (St Cleres Hall G
TBA TBA
Thorpe Bay Station Station, Acacia Drive, Thorpe Bay
Upminster Station Approach, Upminster
Vange Barge Vange Barge Bus Stop, High Road, Pitsea
Wakering Crouchmans Wakering High St/ Crouchmans Avenue
West Leigh Schools West Leigh Schools, London Rd, Leigh on Sea
Westcliff on Sea Bell PH Bell PH, Rochford Road Bus Stop
Westcliff on Sea Palace Palace Theatre, Westcliff on Sea
Wickford Halls Corner Halls Corner, opp Police Station, Wickford
x Benfleet Hopes see hope xxxxxHopes Green, High Road,xxxxxxxsee new p/up
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