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Lakeland Express Overnight

Lakeland Express Overnight

The Settle-Carlisle Railway line is one of the most famous in England with half a million passengers riding on it every year. We also take in Skipton and more beautiful scenery through the Lake District.

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Weekend Highlights:


  • Historic Carlisle

  • The spectacular Settle-Carlisle Railway

  • Beautiful Lake District

  • Skipton - Gateway to the Dales

Day 1

We make our way to the market town of Skipton often called the Gateway to the Dales with its many shops, cobbled streets and alleyways. We then join our diesel train for the breath-taking journey on England's most scenic railway line. We travel through stunning countryside to Shap where we stay overnight with dinner, bed & breakfast.

Day 2

Leaving the hotel we travel towards the wonderful Lake District, following the shore of Ullswater and head over Kirkstone Pass and descend to Lake Windermere, where we take a short break before continuing our journey home.

The Shap Wells Hotel:


Situated in a secluded, wooded valley, high in the Shap Fells Penrith and surrounded by mountain streams yet only minutes from the M6 (Junction 39) and the A6. Shap Wells Hotel is the ideal place from which to explore the Lakes, Dales and the English and Scottish Border Counties.


With red deer, red squirrels and other wildlife within the grounds of the hotel and beyond, many of our rooms having breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside and fells, offering a true taste of the English countryside. The hotel has retained many of its original features over the years and much time has been taken to retain the true character of the building.


Free WiFi is available throughout the entire hotel including all public areas, conference rooms and guest accommodation.

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 Times
Bridgwater Bridgwater Mount Street Bus Stop
Rear of Angel Place Shopping centre
Bristol Anchor Road East Anchor Road Opposite @Bristol- We The Curious
Eastbound Bus Stop
Bristol Tesco Tesco's Eastville Bus stop - Jct 2 of M32
(Tesco's Car park only has a 2 Hr. parking limit)
Burnham on Sea Burnham on Sea, Pier Street
Bus Stop The Old Pier Tavern
Clevedon Clevedon
Miles Morgan Travel Agency, Triangle Bus Stop
Gordano Gordano M5 Services CAR PARK
Highbridge Highbridge, Church Street Bus Stop
Near to Church
Weston Borough Arms Borough Arms, Bus Shelter
after main entrance to old Clarks Factory
Weston-super-Mare Weston-super-Mare
Locking Road Car Park
Worle -Queensway Centre Worle - Food Warehouse Bus St-opposite Bridge Farm
New Bristol Road
Worle-Preanes Green Bus Stop Worle Preanes Green, New Bristol Rd.
Summer Lane Bus Shelter

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