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Lake District & Mountain Goat Lake District & Mountain Goat

Lake District & Mountain Goat

Monday 7th to Friday 11th June 2021 - Included in this weeks holiday, is a classic adventure day trip with the 'Mountain Goat' when we visit areas of the Lake District a normal coach cannot reach! From £549pp

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Lake District and Mountain Goats

Stunning scenery and peaceful countryside form the backdrop to our holiday enjoying the best of England’s largest National Park. The ‘Mountain Goat’ is a classic adventure tour by minibus of the Western Lakes , reaching places where a large coach cannot reach and using a route pioneered by the Romans. You’ll travel over the spectacular high mountain passes of Hardknott and Wrynose to Wastwater, voted ‘Britain’s favourite view’.   This day tour is truly a memorable journey through the Western Lake District not to be missed.   It’s steam boat all the way on Ullswater steam boat as we enjoy a cruise around this most beautiful and unique lake.  We’ll have time to explore Keswick and will visit Grasmere, a popular destination with its own lake, lovely small independent village shops, pubs and cafes and the legendary Grasmere Gingerbread!  

 

The Skiddaw Hotel ***

We return to this wonderful hotel situated in the middle of Keswick. Surrounded by the lakes and mountains of the English Lake District, this comfortable, family run hotel is set in the centre of the bustling market town of Keswick on Derwent Water. The hotel features a conservatory, lounge bar and cosy rooms of a very high standard. Don’t miss the full Cumbrian breakfast just what you need to start the day!

 

Your holiday includes:

 

£549 per person sharing a twin/double beded room.   First 5 singles no supplement.

 

Your nearest pick-up point.

Monday 7th June

We travel to our hotel in the centre of Keswick with comfort stops on route..

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Tuesday 8th June

After a hearty breakfast you will be collected by 'The Mountain Goat' this is a classic adventure tour by minibus of the Western Lakes (going places where a large coach cannot reach) and uses a route pioneered by the Romans. We travel over the spectacular high mountain passes of Hardknott and Wrynose to Wastwater, voted 'Britain's favourite view'. You will experience picturesque valleys surrounded by mountains, the steepest mountain passes in England with stunning views and event Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway with its narrow gauge heritage railway. This day tour is truly a memorable journey through the Western Lake District not to be missed.

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Wednesday 9th June

This morning we travel over the Kirkstone Pass with an altitude of 1,489 feet making it the highest pass that is open to motorway traffic and it connects Ambleside in the Rothay Valley to Patterdale in the Ullswater valley. Also near the top of this pass is Kirkstone Quarry where the rock extraction and architectural stone production took place over 500 meters above sea level. Stopping at Windermere we have a return cruise around Lake Windermere, stopping at Ambleside. We visit the popular tourist destination of Grasmere with most of its buildings dating back from 19th Century. This village is nestled at the foot of some spectacular fells and has its own lake and hosts small independent village shops, pubs and cafes and where you are able to taste the legendary Grasmere Gingerbread!

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Thursday 10thJune

Today you can enjoy a leisurely breakfast as the day is your own to explore Keswick and today is market day in this pretty town. The weekly market has over 70 stalls selling a vast array of different items from local produce to handmade gifts, household goods to pottery and takeaway foods so plenty of things to see. You could also visit the Cumberland Pencil Museum or why not try one of the many boating trips that are offered around Lake Derwentwater.

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Friday 11th June

After a full Cumbrian breakfast we return home to South Devon.


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D=Dinner, FE=Full English Breakfast

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
Brixham Brixham - Bank lane opposite Baptist Church
Buckfastleigh Lay by on old Buckfastleigh - Ashburton Rd
Nr Furzeleigh Mill
Dartmouth Dartmouth Marks & Spencer
Exeter Exeter Motorway Services
Ivybridge Ivybridge Town Hall opp Garage
Kingsbridge Quay Kingsbridge Quay
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot opp Railway Station
Others Other pick up points are available
Paignton Paignton Great Western Road Car Park by Library
Plymouth 1 Plymouth Derry's Cross
Plymouth 2 Plymouth George P & R
Plympton Plympton St Marys opp Church
Plymstock Plymstock Elburton bus stop opp Elburton Hotel
Torquay Torquay coach bay outside Princess Theatre
Totnes 7 Stars 2 Totnes 7 Stars opp. Morrisons
Totnes KEVICC Totnes KEVICC

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Tally Ho Coaches Ltd

Station Yard Industrial Estate
Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 1ES

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