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Easter Kielder Water, Eden Valley & High Pennines

Hutton in the Forest House

Enjoy an Easter weekend break on this new tour based in Carlisle and taking in the stunning scenery of the region including a ride on a narrow-gauge railway and historic stately home.

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EASTER – KIELDER WATER, EDEN VALLEY & HIGH PENNINES

 

10 – 13 APRIL 2020

Good Friday – Easter Monday

4 Days

From £310

 

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS

 

Kendal   |    Gretna   |   Kielder Water & Forest Park   |   Tower Knowe Visitor Centre   |   Bellingham   |   Hexham   |   Hutton-in-the-Forest House   |   Alston   |   South Tynedale Railway

 

Enjoy an Easter weekend break on this new tour based in Carlisle and taking in the stunning scenery of the region including a ride on a narrow-gauge railway and historic stately home.

 

 

DAY ONE - Good Friday

We depart from your front door with our exclusive door to door pick-up service, join your tour coach and travel north to Kendal for lunch before continuing to our hotel, arriving late afternoon, tea/coffee and biscuits served on arrival whilst your luggage is taken to your room and time to relax before dinner.

 

DAY TWO - Easter Saturday

Today we head for Gretna where you will have the chance to visit the famous Blacksmith’s Shop, scene of many runaway marriages over the years.  Leaving Gretna we come to Longtown and drive along Liddesdale as we make our way to picturesque Kielder Water and Forest Park. 

 

We take a break at Tower Knowe Visitor Centre and here you can obtain lunch, take a stroll by the lake or just sit and enjoy the views.  Later we continue to Bellingham and Hexham, dominated by the Abbey overlooking the market square, this afternoon we return along the path of Hadrian’s Wall which stretched some 76 miles from the Tyne to the Solway.

 

DAY THREE - Easter Sunday

Today we have an excursion taking us south via Castle Carrock through lovely countryside with the Pennine Hills on our left and the Eden Valley to the right as we head towards Penrith as we make our way to visit delightful Hutton-in-the-Forest House.  This is an ancient house dating back several centuries and offering a rich variety of architecture, furnishings and beautiful gardens and the Cloisters Tea Room offers light lunches, snacks and refreshments. 

 

This afternoon we make our way into the Pennines, climbing the spectacular Hartside Pass on the way to Alston with its cobbled main street and 17th century buildings.  Here we enjoy a ride on the South Tynedale Railway, the UK’s highest narrow-gauge line.  We return to our hotel along the South Tyne Valley.

 

DAY FOUR - Easter Monday

This morning after a leisurely breakfast we begin our journey home with comfort stops enroute.

 

YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES

 

  • Luxury coach travel

  • Home pick up

  • 3 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

  • Tea/coffee & biscuits on arrival

  • Admission Hutton-in-the-Forest House

  • South Tynedale Railway.

 

CROWN & MITRE HOTEL, Carlisle

The Crown & Mitre stands in the centre of Carlisle and offers the perfect mix of Edwardian grandeur, beautiful original features including an elegant sweeping staircase plus all the modern comforts of home to create a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.  Hotel facilities include swimming pool and jacuzzi.  Bedrooms tastefully decorated complete with TV, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities, hotel also has a lift.

 

 

DAY ONE

Good Friday: Departing from your own front door, you will join your tour coach and travel north to Kendal for lunch before continuing to our hotel, arriving late afternoon, tea/coffee and biscuits served on arrival whilst your luggage is taken to your rooms and time to relax before dinner.

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DAY TWO

Easter Saturday: Today we head for Gretna where you will have the chance to visit the famous Blacksmith's Shop, scene of many runaway marriages over the years. Leaving Gretna we come to Longtown and drive along Liddesdale as we make our way to picturesque Kielder Water and Forest Park. We take a break at Tower Knowe Visitor Centre and here you can obtain lunch, take a stroll by the lake or just sit and enjoy the views. Later we continue to Bellingham and Hexham, dominated by the Abbey overlooking the market square, this afternoon we return along the path of Hadrian's Wall which stretched some 76 miles from the Tyne to the Solway.

B, D

DAY THREE

Easter Sunday: Today we have an excursion taking us south via Castle Carrock through lovely countryside with the Pennine Hills on our left and the Eden Valley to the right as we head towards Penrith as we make our way to visit delightful Hutton-in-the-Forest House. This is an ancient house dating back several centuries and offering a rich variety of architecture, furnishings and beautiful gardens and the Cloisters Tea Room offers light lunches, snacks and refreshments. This afternoon we make our way into the Pennines, climbing the spectacular Hartside Pass on the way to Alston with its cobbled main street and 17th century buildings. Here we enjoy a ride on the South Tynedale Railway, the UK's highest narrow-gauge line. We return to our hotel along the South Tyne Valley.

B, D

DAY FOUR

Easter Monday: This morning after a leisurely breakfast we begin our journey home with comfort stops enroute.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

CROWN & MITRE HOTEL, Carlisle

The Crown & Mitre stands in the centre of Carlisle and offers the perfect mix of Edwardian grandeur, beautiful original features including an elegant sweeping staircase plus all the modern comforts of home to create a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.  Hotel facilities include swimming pool and jacuzzi.  Bedrooms tastefully decorated complete with TV, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities, hotel also has a lift.

 

 

INCLUDED:

Door to door pick-up

3 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

Tea/coffee & biscuits on arrival

Admission Hutton-in-the-Forest House

South Tynedale Railway

 

Rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis and are limited. If no single supplement applies this is limited to single room allocation and therefore additional cost may apply. Prices displayed are per person unless otherwise stated. If door to door pick up is included there may be additional charges for out of area. Itineraries and hotel inclusions may be subject to change.

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