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Cumbrian Cavalcade

Cumbrian Cavalcade

Staying in a stunning city centre hotel, enjoy a fun filled Cumbrian Cavalcade enhanced with one of the best loved railway lines in the country

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Your Holiday Hotel

Crown & Mitre 3*

The Crown & Mitre Hotel 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. All bedrooms are en suite and have television with Freeview, hairdryer and tea & coffee making facilities. The hotel has a lift.

 

Your Tour Includes

  • Four nights dinner, bed and breakfast

  • Multiple excursions included

  • Tea/Coffee & biscuits on arrival

  • Hotel with leisure facilities

Day 1

Depart from your home area in the morning travelling to Cumbria and arriving late afternoon at Crown & Mitre Hotel. Four nights stay - dinner, bed and breakfast. Tea/Coffee and biscuits served on arrival.

Day 2

Today we head for Longtown and drive along Liddesdale as we make our way to picturesque Kielder Water and Forest Park. We take a break at the visitor centre before continuing 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 3

This morning we start our first train journey of the day in Carlisle. The line follows the Cumbrian coastline through Maryport and Whitehaven, the stunning sea views stay with us to Ravenglass. Here we join the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway - L'al Ratty steam train from the coast to the foothills of England's highest mountains. Seven miles of steam in the Lake District National Park.

Day 4

We travel into the Yorkshire Dales to Kirkby Lonsdale, where we find the weekly market in full swing. Then we travel on past the immense Ribblehead Viaduct, through charming Horton-in-Ribblesdale to Settle. "In the afternoon we take in the most spectacular train journey on a main line railway in the whole of England - the famous Settle to Carlisle line. Towering viaducts, bridges, long deep tunnels, lovingly kept station gardens all help to make this one of the best loved lines in the country. We travel along the whole line through majestic scenery to Carlisle.

Day 5

After breakfast we leave and begin our homeward journey.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Aberdeen Park & Ride Aberdeen Airport, Aberdeen Park & Ride
Aberdeen, Skene St Skene St, behind HMT, Aberdeen
Arbroath Burnside Drive Bus stop Burnside Drive near police st,Arbroath
Aviemore, Rail Station Rail Station Bus Stop, Aviemore
Banff, St Marys Car Park Outside St Mary's Car Park, Bus Stop, Banff
Buckie Square Cluny Square, Buckie
Dundee Tesco Retail Park Kingsway Retail Park Bus Stop, (Behind Pizza Hut)
Elgin Old Post Office Outside, Old Post Office, Elgin
Fochabers Square Fochabers Square
Forfar Bus Stop Forfar Bus Stop, Outside RBS
Forres, Tolbooth Outside Tolbooth, Forres
Huntly, Tesco Bus Stop Tesco Bus Stop, Petrol Station, Huntly
Inverness, Tesco Bus Stop Bus Stop Tesco, Inverness, Off A96
Inverurie, Town Hall Town Hall Bus Stop, Inverurie
Nairn, Sainsburys Sainsburys, Bus Stop, Nairn A96
Perth Broxden Services Broxden Services, Perth
Portsoy, Station Hotel Outside Station Hotel, Portsoy
Stonehaven Car Park Stonehaven Beach Road Car Park
Stracathro Services Stracathro Service Areas

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