from the Lakes to the South
Get to the places you can see except by driving, and places the tour buses cant take you (the back roads!). Entirely customisable to take account of your interests, OR just leave the choices to me. .
A one direction trip starting in northern England and taking in a variety of cities towns, scenery and historic sites including
a circular tour of the northern lakes, including high passes. A day along Hadrians wall, a day visiting the Northumbrian castles, A day in the Yorkshire dales OR on the North Yorkshire moors. The Derbyshire Dales and the cotswolds, Avebury Stonehenge and the Jurrassic coast.
Sample itinerary (starting on Tuesday)
Day 1 northern Lakes tour, overnight Keswick area
Day 2. Hadrians wall, overnight in Alnwick area
Day 3 Northumberland Castles overnight Durham
Day 4 Yorkshire Dales or North York Moors
weekend in York.
day 5 Derbyshire dales overnight in Warwick
Day 6 Cotswolds, overnight in Bath area
Day 7, stonehenge avebury and salisbury, overnight Bruton or Wells
Day 8 Thomas hardy's wessex, finish Bath, Salisbury or Bristol
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 8 days
This tour starts on Mondays Tuesdays or Wednesday and runs for 10 days including a weekend independently in York, Durham or Derbyshire.
Renault Scenic. This has capacity for 4 adults. Please let me know if you are not light travellers as I have a roof box which I can fit if neccessary to allow 4 large suitcases
Estimated Local Cash Needed
1000 sterling - B&B £75 per couple per night in en suite room
lunch and dinner, £60 per couple per day
National trust Membership (royal oak) recommended