Lake District Holiday - 2 Day Short Break
2 Day
Lake District Holiday

2 day short Break

Lake District Holiday

Welcome to the Lake District National Park, where your dream Lake District holiday begins.

This remarkable destination, England's largest National Park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offers a breath taking landscape, charming villages, a warm and welcoming atmosphere, and a rich cultural heritage.

Whether you're yearning for fells to explore, lakes to embrace, wild adventures, or serene tranquillity, the Lake District has it all, inspiring and nurturing a deep connection with nature. Our commitment to preserving this awe-inspiring region's identity, fostering inspiration, and ensuring its conservation is unwavering.

The Lake District is where a thriving economy, world-class visitor experiences, and vibrant communities unite to safeguard the spectacular landscape, wildlife, and cultural heritage that make this place truly exceptional.

Important information: Your preferred drop off and collection point will be agreed with your driver prior to the tour start date.

Tour includes

Price from: £475.00 per day

Tour vehicle

Private chauffeur guide

Free bottled water

Day 1

Lake District National Park, Windermere,
Hill Top Beatrix Potter House, Kendal

Day 2

Glenridding, Ullswater,
Castlerigg Stone Circle, Keswick,
Ashness Bridge, Grasmere

Day 1

Lake District Holiday

Discover England’s Largest National Park.

Welcome to the Lake District National Park, the perfect destination for your Lake District holiday

As the largest National Park in England and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it offers you an opportunity to immerse yourself in spectacular landscapes, visit picturesque villages, and experience a warm welcome deeply rooted in a rich cultural heritage. Whether you’re eager to explore the fells, enjoy some lakeside splashing, embark on a wild adventure, or simply bask in the tranquility of the area, the Lake District has it all. Breathe in the natural beauty and let it inspire you.

Our commitment to identity, inspiration, and conservation shapes the work we do, securing the future of this National Park. Here, our thriving economy, world-class visitor experiences, and vibrant communities come together to preserve our magnificent landscape, protect our wildlife, and safeguard our cultural heritage.

Windermere – The Heart of Lakeland

Your Lake District holiday continues as you visit Windermere, a year-round paradise nestled in the heart of the Lake District. With the lake’s shores at your doorstep, you’ll never be far from breathtaking scenery and a wide range of leisure activities. Explore numerous local viewpoints that offer panoramic vistas of the lake and distant mountains.

In Windermere, you’ll find a bustling town teeming with shops and a variety of dining experiences to suit everyone’s tastes. The local bars are a delight, serving hundreds of beers from around the world, including locally brewed favorites.

Windermere and Bowness, at the core of the Lake District, have been magnets for visitors since Victorian times, offering easy access to the lakeshore and stunning views of the lake and the surrounding fells.

Hill Top Beatrix Potter House – Where Imagination Blooms

Visit Hill Top, Beatrix Potter’s secluded hideaway, and step into the world that inspired her beloved books. Everything remains exactly as it was when Beatrix last visited, including her meticulously maintained garden, just as she envisioned it.

Kendal – A Quaint Market Town

Explore Kendal, a historic market town in Cumbria, England. Located in the Westmorland and Furness district, Kendal lies nestled within the picturesque River Kent’s dale, from which it takes its name.

Day 2

Your Lake District holiday adventure continues

One of England’s most beautiful regions...

Glenridding – A Gateway to Adventure

Your Lake District holiday adventure continues in Glenridding, a charming village situated at the southern end of Ullswater, one of the Lake District’s most stunning lakes.

Glenridding is a haven for mountain walkers, providing access to England’s third-highest mountain, Helvellyn, and various other challenging peaks.

Ullswater – Majestic and Serene

Ullswater, the second-largest lake in the Lake District, stretches 7.5 miles in length. It boasts an average width of 3/4 mile and a maximum depth of 205 feet at Howtown.

The lake’s unique three distinct bends create a picturesque, dog-leg appearance. The closest town, Penrith, is located some 6 miles North East of the lake’s northern tip.

Castlerigg Stone Circle – A Neolithic Marvel

Explore the Castlerigg Stone Circle, a truly atmospheric and dramatically sited British stone circle, set against a backdrop of panoramic views and the impressive mountains of Helvellyn and High Seat.

This ancient circle dates back to approximately 3000 BC during the Neolithic period, making it one of Britain’s earliest stone circles.

Keswick – The Heart of the Lake District

Keswick, a charming market town within the Lake District National Park, is surrounded by majestic mountains, including Skiddaw. While in Keswick, you can visit The Cumberland Pencil Museum, where you’ll discover the fascinating history of pencils, and the Keswick Museum & Art Gallery, which showcases local artifacts.

For a glimpse into the distant past, head to Castlerigg Stone Circle, dating back to the Neolithic era. To the south of town, you’ll find the expansive Derwent Water lake, offering boat tours and the Theatre by the Lake.

Ashness Bridge – A Photographer’s Dream

Ashness Bridge, a quintessential packhorse bridge, is one of the most photographed spots in the Lake District, thanks to its stunning location and breath taking views.

This traditional bridge provides a picture-perfect view looking north towards Derwentwater, Whinlatter, Skiddaw, and Bassenthwaite Lake.

Grasmere – Tranquil Village in the Heart of the Lake District

Your Lake District holiday concludes with a visit to Grasmere, a tranquil village situated in the centre of the Lake District, adjacent to its namesake lake. Grasmere, historically part of Westmorland, offers a serene and picturesque setting for a memorable getaway.

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