The Garden of the Lakes - Grange Over Sands
The quiet seaside retreat of Grange Over Sands is located on the southern tip of the Cartmel Peninsula within Morecambe Bay. Just seven miles from Lake Windermere, experience a true taste of the English landscape and discover this area of magnificent natural beauty. Stunning lakeside scenery and majestic mountains will take your breath away.
Day 1 Departure: 0815-0915 hrs. Travel to Cumbria, making a comfort stop en-route. Hotel check-in. Dinner is included for the next 3 nights.
Days 2 – 3 Tours to such places as:
Bowness-on-Windermere, one of Cumbria’s most popular destinations located by Lake Windermere. Once a regular haunt of William Wordsworth, today you’ll be drawn to the location for its beautiful lake, Victorian and Edwardian buildings, and its relaxing atmosphere.
Grasmere, a tiny village which has been an inspirational landscape for hundreds of years and where William
Wordsworth’s former home lies, Dove Cottage. Perhaps take a visit to the famous Sarah Nelson Gingerbread Shop to buy the renowned Grasmere Gingerbread.
Keswick, a ‘picture-postcard’ market town for everyone who appreciates beautiful lake scenery. Tourists have been enjoying the town for over 150 years, so there are plenty of tea rooms, cafés, and shops for browsing around. Kirkstone Pass, with an altitude of 1,489 feet, is the Lake District’s highest pass that
is open to motor traffic. Ullswater, the second largest lake in the Lake District. Teeming with natural beauty, the tranquil area is blessed with lakeside beaches, lush green fields and woodlands, gentle footpaths and stunning mountain scenery.
Ambleside, a bustling resort once associated with Beatrix Potter, with a cluster of shops and restaurants, and Victorian roots.
Day 4 Depart after breakfast, making a comfort stop en-route. Arrive home: late-afternoon.
• Return coach travel
• 3 nights accommodation
• Traditional English self-service buffet breakfast
• 3 course dinner (3 choices) plus after dinner coffee, served starter and dessert, carvery style meal for main course
• Hotel porter service
• All coach tours
The Cumbria Grand Hotel, Granger Over Sands
Built in 1880, set in 20 acres of private gardens and woodlands, overlooking Morecambe Bay, close to the town of Grange Over Sands. 15 minutes drive from the M6 and 14 miles from Bowness on Windermere.
Bedrooms: En-suite with TV, telephone, tea/coffee making facilities and hairdryer.
Facilities: Bar and lounge. Possible entertainment. Woodland walk, table tennis, tennis court, mini golf, snooker and pool table.
Mobility Information: Lift to all 4 floors. Level entrance in to hotel, reception, bar and restaurant. Limited number of ground floor bedrooms.
Ratings 2017 – Very satisfied/satisfied:
Bedrooms: 95% Cleanliness: 95% Food: 85%
Single room supplement £48.00.
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