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Lake District Sailing, Dreaming & Steaming GOLD

Lake District Sailing, Dreaming & Steaming GOLD

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 can explore the dramatic landscapes of the Lakes on this unique holiday.

Tour Highlights


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


• Northern Lakes and Fells by Mountain Goat

• Keswick

• Thirlmere and Grasmere

• Ambleside and Lake Windermere Cruise

• Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway

• Ullswater Cruise

• Kirkstone Pass and Windermere Village






We depart for Cumbria and our hotel for the next 4 ngihts stay with dinner, bed and breakfast.

Duing your stay

• A drive across the Shap Fells to Kendal for free time.
• Windermere Village with its little shops and beautiful lake.
• Visit to Glenridding with a journey on the lake ‘steamer’ along to Pooley Bridge.
• Morning visit to Grasmere and Ambleside where you have a lake ‘steamer’ cruise along Lake Windermere to Lakeside.
• Journey on the Haverthwaite Railway for a nostalgic steam train ride.
• Free time in Keswick before joining the Mountain Goat mini buses to take you where larger coaches cannot go. A truly memorable day!


After breakfast we head for home.

Your Hotel


Shap Wells Hotel

The 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


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
Bath Bath
Odd Down Park and Ride Coach Park
Bridgwater Bridgwater Mount Street Bus Stop
Rear of Angel Place Shopping centre
Chippenham Chippenham The Bridge
Outside Rivo Lounge or Megabet.
Cirencester Cirencester Little Chef/Burger King
Hare Bushes Services, A429 Burford Road, GL7 5DS
Clevedon Clevedon
Miles Morgan Travel Agency, Triangle Bus Stop
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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