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03 Days - Lake District

03 Days - Lake District

Lake District - Covering the lakes and peaks

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Experience the Largest National Park in the UK, with amazing views and visiting the Pennines' southernmost hills is the glorious Peak District National Park. The Ancient villages and market towns are scenically set in the landscape, and the splendid views of England’s largest lake in the heart of the Lake District are not to be missed.

 

 

Tour Highlights

Peak District & Lake District Drive through

Windermere Cruise

The Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway steam train

The Rum Story Museum

 

Price Includes

2 Nights accomodation in a 3/4 Star Hotel

2 Breakfasts and 2 Dinners

Return Transportation in AC Vehicle

All tips and service charges

Windermere Cruise

The Rum Story Museum

The Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway steam train

 

The Star Difference

 

Selected pick ups available Nationwide

Tips and service charge included

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Pick Up Points

 

Departure Point

Time

Wembley (HA9 6LL)

06:30am

Luton (LU4 8RQ)

07:00am

Toddington Services (LU5 6HR)

07:15am

Newport Pagnell (MK16 8DS)

07:40am

Northampton Services (NN4 9QY)

08:00am

Watford Gap Services (NN6 7UZ)

08:15am

Coventry (CV2 2SH)

08:40am



 

Please Note: All pick ups are Northbound Services and all drops will be Southbound Services.

Pick ups are subject to availability and change.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 1

London - Peak District

Join the tour early morning from your pick up point, and begin to head north towards the Lake District. The Lake District is the largest National Park in the country and is considered one of its most scenic regions with amazing backdrops of mountains, lakes and woodland. Driving through the National Park you will enjoy breath-taking views of beautiful open countryside, synonymous to the Lake-lands. On arrival visit Buxton - described as the "Gateway to the Peak District National Park". Here see the ancient Roman spa's, the National Opera House and then enjoy free time to explore. Later drive to the village of Castleton, the fabulous views crafted by its location on the cusp of the Peak District are truly marvellous.

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Day 2

Lake District

This morning after breakfast, we drive through the magnificent Lake District National Park in Cumbria, with its numerous lakes and home to stunning views and woodlands be sure to be mesmerised with the natural beauty that has recently been named as a World Heritage Site. We travel to Windermere where you can enjoy a tranquil boat cruise on the lake. Later enjoy a ride on a steam train. We then continue to The Rum Story an attraction and museum in Whitehaven. Here you are presented with the story of the rum trade and the creation of rum, and have an opportunity to even sample the local rum. Later we drive through the market town of Keswick before returning to our hotel.

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Day 3

Peak District - London

After breakfast we head to Grasmere - the home to the famous poet "William Wordsworth". On arrival enjoy free time to explore the village where you can view the oldest church in Lake District, walk around the Daffodil Gardens and also have an opportunity to buy traditional ginger breads. Later drive back to London and then it is time to bid farewell to the group.

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Note:

On occassions, due to large events, traffic, logistics and availability of reservations, it may be necessary to change the above itinerary. However, all aspects of the itinerary will be covered.



B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

2019 USD Dates & Prices

 

Tour Code: UKLK
Departure Dates

Adult

Child

2-11 Years

Apr - 12, 19

$310

$240

May - 04, 25

$320

$240

Jun - 08, 22

$295

$240

Jul - 06, 20, 26

$310

$240

Aug - 02, 16, 24

$330

$240

Sep - 06, 20

$310

$240

 

Price per person based on 2/3 adults sharing a room

Child 2 - 11 years must share a room with 2/3 adults

Infants 0 - 23 months price is $140 for a seat in coach only

Max occupancy per room is 3 person (excluding infants)

$55 reduction will apply for a 2nd child without a bed

Single supplement will be an additional $180

 

Country Details

 

Country

Capital

Currency

Visa Required

Time

Zone

Electricity

Country

Code

England

London

Sterling

U.K.

UTC + 0

230V,

50Hz

+44


Currency

 

In England the currency you will require will be Pounds (GBP/Sterling). Star Tours’ advice passengers to exchange any spending money for their holiday before they actually travel. Whilst on tour it is very convenient to change money, and most places we will be visiting will have ATM machines or accept credit/debit cards.

 

We also advise our passengers to keep some change in coins on them whilst on tour as using toilets in many parts of Scotland is not free.

 

Distances

 

An important point to note whilst on a touring holiday is that some long journeys are unavoidable especially when travelling from city to city.

 

It is advisable passengers carry necessities that they may need for the day such as water, dry snacks, cameras etc. with them in their hand luggage.

 

For this tour, it should be noted that the travel times are extensive on this tour.

 

Please see a summary of the distances you will be covering below:

 

Foreign Office Travel Advice

 

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office click on the link below to get Country specific details, as Scotland is part of the UK there are no advisories for people travelling from the UK.

 

For a full list of the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office click here

 

USA Residents

United Kingdom

 

Food

 

Breakfast will be provided at the hotels. The breakfast is usually in a separate dining area of the hotel, and is usually a continental breakfast, which will consist of tea, coffee, bread, cereals, fruit and yogurt.

 

Passengers can choose from different diets, including vegetarian, Jain or non-vegetarian (Halal will not always be available) meals. Passengers should advice their tour representative of their preferred diet on the day one. The meals are pre-set buffet and a choice of menu is not available. Meals will be provided with Tap Water only.

Lunches are usually vegetarian only and are provided outdoors at a service station/rest area where limited or no seating is available. Lunch is served in a picnic style buffet arrangement. Dinners are usually provided within the hotel or restaurant in a separate dining facility. You should always consult your tour representative if you are not sure of what ingredients a dish contains.

 

Hotels

 

Not all hotels in this tour will have air-conditioning so you should carry a small portable fan with you especially during the summer months.

 

Please also note that not all hotels provide a kettle so if hot water is required for warming milk etc. in the hotel then it is advisable to carry a bottle warmer/kettle as well as a thermos flask. Passengers may also want to carry a small travel iron and hairdryer etc., as many hotel rooms may not have these facilities.

 

If you use services such as the phone or mini-bar or pay TV whilst in your room, you will have to pay the hotel directly when you check out; these services are not included in your tour cost.

 

The maximum occupancy per room on this tour is 3 person(s).

 

Other Advisories

 

High Altitude

 

Particular attention should be paid to the baggage allowance for this tour, this can be found on our general information page. Excess baggage may not be allowed on the coach.

 

There will not be WC facilities on the coach on this tour.

 

Pick up and Drop off points & Times

 

Passengers should arrive at their pick-up point no later than 15 minutes before the scheduled departure time. Your pick-up point, address and time will be stated on your invoice. If you have selected a pick-up time outside of Wembley then you will be confirmed your pick-up time.

 

Departure Point

Time

Toddington Services Northbound, Toddington, Dunstable, LU5 6HR

07:15 Hrs

Newport Pagnell Motorway Services Northbound, M1, Newport Pagnell, MK16 8DS

07:25 Hrs

Watford Gap Services Northbound, M1 motorway junction 16/17, Northampton, NN6 7UZ

07:50 Hrs

Corley Services Northbound, Corley, Coventry, CV7 8NR

08:30 Hrs

Stafford Services Northbound, Chebsey, Stone, ST15 0EU

10:10 Hrs

Keele Services Northbound, M6 Motorway Northbound, Jct 15/16, Keele, ST5 5HG

10:35 Hrs

Knutsford Services Northbound, Northwich Rd, Knutsford, WA16 0TL

11:15 Hrs

Glasgow Cathedral, Castle St, Glasgow, G4 0QZ

16:00 Hrs



 

Visa Details

 

You do not require Schengen visas for this tour, however if you hold a non EU passport then you will require UK Visa. Please consult the British Embassy in your country of residence.

 

Weather

 

Passengers can be well prepared by ensuring they are carrying appropriate clothing, footwear and accessories. Passengers should also be aware that during the winter months most of the sightseeing will be in the dark as, in Scotland, the day becomes dark very early during winter. Passengers should consult with Star Tours at the time of booking if they are unsure.

 

Wheelchairs

 

We will accept lightweight manual wheelchairs for travel, subject to them being capable of being stowed in the luggage hold of the coach.  It is also essential that a family member is also on tour to push their wheelchair. Star Tour’s will also request hotels for suitably equipped rooms; however, this is only on a request basis and cannot be guaranteed. It should be noted Ben Nevis is not fully accessible for a wheelchair user. Some part of Lake District will have unpaved parts, which may not be suitable for wheelchairs.

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

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

Name Address Contact Details
Corley Services M6 Corley Services M6, Between Junction 3 & 4
CV7 8NR
Glasgow Cathedral Glasgow Cathedral (Pick Up Only)
Castle Street, Glasgow, G4 0QZ
Keele Services M6 Keele Services M6 (Pick Up Only)
Between Junction 15 & 16, ST5 5HG
Knutsford Services M6 Knutsford Services M6, Between Junction 18 & 19,
WA16 0TL
Newport Pagnell - M1 Newport Pagnell Services - M1,
Between Junction 14 & 15, Milton Keynes, MK16 8DS
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Stafford Services M6 Stafford Services M6, Between Junction 14 - 15,
Staffordshire, ST15 OEU
Toddington Services M1 Toddington Services M1, Between Junction 11 & 12,
Bedfordshire, LU5 6HR
Watford Gap Services - M1 Watford Gap Services - M1,
Between Junction 16-17, Northamptonshire, NN6 7UZ
Wembley Wembley
Star Tours, 312 Harrow Rd, Wembley, HA9 6LL

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