- Return coach travel
- 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
- Visits to Skipton, Lake Windermere & Okells Garden Centre
- Admission into Beatrix Potter Hill Top Farm & Lowther Castle & Gardens Ullswater cruise
DURING YOUR STAY
Day 1 – After our departure we travel to Skipton for free time, awarded Best Small Outdoor Market perhaps visit Skipton’s famous market situated on the High Street in the town centre. After some free time, we continue to our hotel.
Day 2 – Today we head to Ullswater, where we enjoy a journey on the famous ullswater ‘Steamers’ – an
award winning environmentally accredited Lake District attraction. Offering visitors an experience they will never forget this morning cruise around the picturesque Lake District, recently accredited a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This afternoon, we visit the stunning Lowther Castle and Gardens. Built at the turn of the 19th century, the castle is a grand affair boasting a room for every day of the year!
Day 3 – Enjoy today at leisure, set in 20 acres of private gardens and woodlands relax in the comfort of the hotel, which overlooks Morecambe Bay. Or why not step out for a brisk walk along the beach, which is a short walk away and stop off in a local pub.
Day 4 – Our first visit today is to the National Trust’s Beatrix Potter Hill Top Farm. This lovely 17th century farmhouse is a beautiful time capsule of Beatrix’s life, full of the author’s favourite things. This house appears as if she had just stepped out for a walk, with every room containing a reference or picture in a ‘tale’. After a delightful morning this afternoon we visit Lake Windermere.
Day 5 – After breakfast we enjoy a leisurely journey home, stopping off at Okells Garden Centre along the way. Offering top quality plants, beautiful garden furniture and a great choice of gifts along with delicious, homemade food in the Coffee Shop.