Abbot Hall, The Lake District
10-15th June 2018
£400 sharing twin/double, Dinner B&B
Leader: Dave Langton
Price includes: Companionship with new and old friends, Devotions, Daily programme and Air conditioned executive coach.
Doesn’t include: Insurance Cover
There is a single supplement of £30.00. Pick-ups: Blackpool, Preston, Warrington, Bramhall & Manchester Central.
Day 1 – Sunday 10th: Depart by luxury coach to travel to Grange-over-Sands for 5 nights stay at Abbot Hall Country House Hotel.
Day 2 – Monday 11th: We travel to Hatherwaite and join a steam train to the southern end of Lake Windermere where we board the boat for a cruise to Bowness-on-Windermere (Approx £12). Here we have 2 hours for a lunch stop and take in the views. Afterwards we continue over the Kirkstone Pass and enjoy the beauty of the surrounding mountains before returning to the hotel.
Day 3 – Tuesday 12th: Journey to Lake Coniston, a name made famous by the tragic death of Donald Campbell whilst attempting the water speed record. We continue to Grasmere and visit Dove Cottage, the home of William Wordsworth.
Day 4 – Wednesday 13th: We visit the historic city of Lancaster with its castle and Maritime Museum followed by an afternoon visit to the seaside resort of Morecambe.
Day 5 – Thursday 14th: We travel to the stately home of Holker Hall – a stately home belonging to Lord Cavendish of Furness. The afternoon is free to visit Grange-over-Sands.
Day 6 – Friday 15th: Early breakfast and depart from home.