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Skiddaw Hotel Lake District GOLD

Skiddaw Hotel Lake District GOLD

A delightful summer holiday to the picturesque Lake District, spending time in Keswick, Bowness on Windermere, Kendal & Penrith.

Holiday Highlights


• Travel to Grassmere, famous for its ginger bread

• Visit to Bowness-onWindermere

• Visits to Kendal & Penrith

• Stop off in Glenridding


We depart and make our way to Keswick and our hotel for the next 4 nights with dinner, bed and breakfast.

During your stay

• A free day for you to explore your base of Keswick at your leisure. From our centrally located hotel you have the option to stroll down to Derwentwater and enjoy some retail therapy in the town’s boutique shops.
• We travel south first making a stop in Grasmere, a well-known Lakeland village famous for its Ginger Bread before continuing to Bowness-on-Windermere, a bustling tourist hotspot with independent
shops and home to the Beatrix Potter Museum (entry extra).
• Visit to Kendal, home of the ‘mint cake’.
• We head towards Penrith where there is an opportunity to look around the town before travelling along Ullswater regarded by many as the most beautiful of all the lakes.
• Short stop at the small village of Glenridding before we continue over the rugged Kirkstone Pass to Ambleside.


After breakfast we depart for home.



Based in the picturesque Lakes market town of Keswick, the newly refurbished Skiddaw Hotel provides the ideal base for exploring the Lake District. All bedrooms are en suite

with TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea/ coffee making facilities.


There is a lift and ground floor accessible rooms if required, subject to availability.

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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