V2- Four Seasons Travel – Lake District & Scotland Adventure

Karen & Donald Yehle

Monday 13th May – Friday 17th May 2024

Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights

Day by Day

Day 1 - Monday 13th May - The Heart of The Lake District

Upon arrival at the airport, meet your private transfer and begin your adventure into the heart of the Lake District National Park. As you wind your way through the bucolic landscape, enjoy stunning views of Lake Windermere and the surrounding mountainous peaks, before arriving at your bespoke hotel for a relaxing afternoon in the spa.

Overnight: Lake District | Langdale Hotel & Spa
Room Type: Cosy Lakeland Signature Room
Meals Included: None

Day 2 - Tuesday 14th May - Lingmoor Fell, Ambleside & Grasmere

After breakfast, your expert Guide will join you and to hike the quiet, heather-cloaked peak of Lingmoor Fell. While only 469m, its isolated nature means you’ll enjoy spectacular and uninterrupted views of the surrounding landscape. From the summit, Coniston Fells, Crinkle Crags, and the Langdale Pikes dominate the skyline; while the valleys of Great and Little Langdale provide a beautiful expanse of contrasting colour below. Later this afternoon head to Ambleside, a bustling market town with the option to enjoy lunch surrounded by the majestic fells. Afterwards you’ll make your way to Grasmere and explore the home of the remarkable poet, William Wordsworth. Finish the afternoon by sampling Victorian cook Sarah Nelson’s famous Grasmere Gingerbread, invented in 1854. Your guide will transfer you back to the hotel for the evening.

Overnight: Lake District | Langdale Hotel & Spa
Room Type: Cosy Lakeland Signature Room
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3 - Wednesday 15th May - Lake Windermere & Beatrix Potter

This morning you’ll enjoy a scenic drive with your guide towards Lake Windermere – the largest natural lake in England. Visit Beatrix Potter’s beloved farmhouse for an insight into her inspiration for children’s books, and explore scenes from her illustrations. Afterwards, catch the ferry across Lake Windermere to enjoy a cruise on one of the beautiful steamers, sitting back and relaxing as the scenery unfurls beyond the bow. You’ll be rewarded with spectacular mountain views, secluded bays and numerous wooded islands. After disembarking, spend the rest of the day exploring the independent boutiques and local producers of Windermere with the opportunity to sample some regional specialities, before heading back to the hotel.

Overnight: Lake District | Langdale Hotel & Spa
Room Type: Cosy Lakeland Signature Room
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 4 - Thursday 16th May - Travel to Edinburgh

After breakfast, spend your final morning in the Lakes exploring the National Trusts gothic revival Wray Castle and enjoy a gentle walk around the grounds. Your guide will then transfer you to board your train to Edinburgh to embark on your Scottish adventure, taking with you special memories and wonderful stories of your Lake District explorations.

Arriving at your Edinburgh accommodation, have time to relax and refresh. Later meet a local guide to journey through time and learn what life was like for those who lived and worked in Edinburgh’s dark, hidden streets. Visit the eerie subterranean dwellings of the Real Mary King’s close on a private tour.

Overnight: Edinburgh | Self Arranged
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 5 - Friday 17th May - Chocolate Tasting Delights

Today, it is time to ignite the taste buds as you learn and discover the mastery of chocolate. Your chocolatier will lead you on a journey of creative explorations as you experiment with new skills to produce your very own chocolate bar to take away. The rest of the day is free to spend as you choose. This evening a private transfer will collect you from your hotel in time to board your cruise and continue your Scottish adventures.

Overnight: Onboard your Cruise
Meals Included: None

Trip Details

Inclusions Read More
  • 3 nights accommodation, as stated in the itinerary above
  • Breakfasts included, as stated in the itinerary above
  • The services of a qualified and experienced guide on day 2, 3 & 4
  • All transfers in a private vehicle & 1st Class trains
  • Entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary, England specifically:
    • Dove Cottage Tour
    • Windermere Steamer Cruise
    • Beatrix Potter Hill Top
    • Wray Castle
  • Entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary, Scotland specifically:
    • Arrival transfer from station to hotel
    • Private Evening Mary Kings Close Tour
    • Private Chocolate Making Experience
    • Departure transfer from hotel to cruise
  • Personalised trip design and delivery
  • 24/7 In-Country Support from the Wilderness Team
Exclusions Read More
  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Activities and entrance fees not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Gratuities for the main driver guide
Notes Read More
  • All suggested accommodations and services are subject to availability at the time of booking
  • A 20% deposit is required before any accommodation and services will be confirmed
  • This quote is valid for 14 days from the date quoted, after this time pricing may be subject to revision
Pricing Read More

The GROSS price for this itinerary, based on 2 pax,  £3,971GBP per person, including a £12 conservation contribution.

Terms & Conditions Read More

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