UK Tours 2020

5 Day Tour - Lake District Cross Country Explorer

3* GILSLAND HALL HOTEL – BRAMPTON

Departs: Mon 18th May, Price: £425, Single Supplement: £0

Hadrian's Wall
Hadrian's Wall

Included in cost: 4 NIGHTS HALF BOARD, NIGHTLY ENTERTAINMENT, HADRIAN'S WALL, CAWFIELDS, VINDOLANDA FORT & MUSEUM ENTRANCE, HEXHAM, CRUISE TO GLENRIDDING, THE LAKES DISTILLERY WITH TASTINGS, GRETNA GREEN, DEVIL'S PORRIDGE MUSEUM.

Itinerary

Day 1: Our base for this holiday is The Gilsland Hall Hotel in Cumbria, with spectacular views over the Cumbrian and Northumberland countryside. With live musical entertainment & dancing, tea dances and in house activities every night. Set in 140 acres of idyllic woodland and manicured gardens.

Day 2: Hadrian’s Wall – starting at one of the highest sections of the wall, Cawfields, marvel at turrets and an impressive mile station probably built by the Second Legion.

Travelling along the route of the wall, we visit Hexham and the award winning Vindolanda Fort and Museum, one of Europe’s most important Roman archaeological sites still being excavated holding a vast collection of treasures in excellent condition, to view.

Gilsland Hall Hotel
Gilsland Hall Hotel
Cruising the Lakes
Cruising the Lakes

Day 3: This morning we drive to the stunning Lake District to enjoy a tranquil 1 hour cruise, showcasing 8 miles of mountain scenery on England’s most beautiful lake from Pooley Bridge to Glenridding.

Afterwards, stopping at the pretty town of Keswick with free time for lunch, we will then head to the Lakes Distillery with a guided tour, and tastings of whisky, gin and vodka.

Day 4: Today we travel into Scotland and visit the brand new, state of the art, award winning Devil’s Porridge Museum, where the majority of munitions were produced by an army of women in WW1.

Then onto the Gretna Green Blacksmiths shop, and Story Exhibition the historic hotspot for elopements, which is housed within the original blacksmiths cottage and workshop.

Day 5: Return to Waterside.

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Hythe & Waterside Coaches Ltd
1a The High Street
Hythe
Southampton
SO45 6AG.

Tel: 02380 844 788
Fax: 02380 207 284
Email: enquiries@watersidetours.co.uk

Opening Hours

Monday09.00 - 17.00
Tuesday09.00 - 17.00
Wednesday09.00 - 13.00
Thursday09.00 - 17.00
Friday09.00 - 17.00
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED

Customer Comments

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