The lake district and beyond

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Tour Number

Activity Level

157306


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. This tour can be made suitable for children of a variety of ages with some minor adjustments. Potential recruits to the roman army especially welcome.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (basic), Spanish (basic)

2 days including the Lake district and Hadrians wall


A day tour including a drive over the high passes and visits to some of the most scenic spots in the Northern Lakes, followed by a day along Hadrians wall, finishing with a choice of castles (Newcastle, Alnwick castle or Durham castle)

Itinerary

Day 1: we will drive the high passes, Honister and Kirkstone. . . Hardknott and Wrynose can only be included if the weather is suitable. This means we will also see much of the most dramatic scenery and most interesting parts of the northern and eastern lakes including ullswater, derwentwater, buttermere, aira force, castlerigg stone circle, surprise view and honister slate mines.

Day 2: along Hadrians wall, we may start with another stone circle, or Lanercost priory, before Vindolanda and Housteads in the central part of the wall. The last part of the day will depend on where you have chosen to finish, but might include at least one castle.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 2 days

Transportation

Reanult scenic, suitable for up to 4 passengers

What’s Included

Other: Guiding and transport throughout, Meals and accommodation are not included. I do carry a variety of soft drinks in the car, and also have wi-fi available (as long as there is 4G phone signal)

Estimated Local Cash Needed

150 sterling - Entrance fees, accommodation and meals

What’s Extra

Other: Your accommodation is not included, but I can help fine suitable places to stay at a variety of budgets. Meals. Entrance fees where neccesary. On Hadrians wall it may be worthwhile buying a visitors pass to the National Trust.

A Recent Review of this tour

Keith was brilliant! Very knowledgeable, friendly and flexible. Took us to the best places also the Roman Hadrian's Wall and supplied helpful commentary along the route. I'd use Keith again. Cheers!
Sondra Welches

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