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Gold Autumn Days in the Lake District

Gold Autumn Days in the Lake District

England’s Lake District and Cumbria need little introduction on this NEW tour– Lake Windermere, Ullswater, Kendal Mint Cake and much, much more. As a contrast the rugged moorlands, mountains and fells are equally attractive in their own way. No matter what time of year you visit, this delightful region of lakes & mountains offers images that will stay with you for ever.

Holiday Highlights

 

• Visit to Ullswater, Keswick and Grasmere

• Windermere Village

• Free time in Grange over Sands

• Ulverston on market day

Monday

We depart and make our way to
Grange over Sands and our hotel for the
next 4 nights with dinner, bed & breakfast.

Tuesday

Our day begins with a ride over the
rugged Kirkstone Pass, with its lonely pub at the
summit, as we head for one of the Lake District’s
most beautiful lakes – Ullswater. We follow the
shore road as we continue to Keswick where we
have time to obtain lunch here before we make
our way south, passing Lake Thirlmere and
Grasmere for a short stop.

Wednesday

Today we visit Windermere village
and the superb Lakeland store – everything you
need for your home! Afterwards we return to
Bowness where you have the opportunity to
enjoy an optional cruise on Lake Windermere
(extra). The afternoon is free for you to explore
before we return to Grange over Sands

Thursday

We head for Ulverston where you can
visit to the superb Laurel and Hardy Museum
(extra), a treat in store for fans of Stan and Ollie,
legends of British comedy – Stan was born in
Ulverston, and the museum will bring back many
memories. Today is also market day in Ulverston
and you can browse the stalls. This afternoon we
call into the little village of Hawkshead for a
break.

Friday

After breakfast we leave and head for
home

Your Hotel

The Cumbria Grand Hotel

 

The Cumbria Grand Hotel, Grange-over-Sands, is set in 20 acres

of private gardens and woodlands overlooking Morecambe Bay.

The hotel has retained its Victorian grandeur yet still provides every

modern amenity and all bedrooms are en suite with TV 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.

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Name Address Contact Details
Bath Bath
Avon Street / Riverside Coach Car Park
Bridgwater Bridgwater Mount Street Bus Stop
Rear of Angel Place Shopping centre
Chippenham Chippenham The Bridge
In Front of Johnsons Dry Cleaners
Cirencester Cirencester Little Chef/Burger King
Hare Bushes Services, A429 Burford Road, GL7 5DS
Clevedon Clevedon
Tui Travel Agency
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
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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