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Heart of the Lake District in Comfort

From £1,195.00
7 Days & 6 Nights
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Heart of the Lake District in Comfort

  • Enjoy gentle walks in the beautiful surrounds of the Lake District
  • Follow in the footsteps of Beatrix Potter and William Wordsworth
  • Overnight in stylish country house hotels with elegant restaurants
  • Walk to the top of Helm Crag, to see the iconic "Lion & the Lamb"
  • Views over the glimmering shores of Derwent Water from Cat Bells
Enjoy relaxed walking in the heart of the Lake District, staying in stylish country house hotels. From an easy walk along the shores of Lake Windermere to the famous home of Beatrix Potter, to an energising but short walk to the top of Cat Bells over Derwent Water - this is classic Lakeland at its best without too much of an effort! As you discover the landscapes which have influenced many poets and authors including Beatrix Potter, William Wordsworth and Samuel Coleridge by day, look forward to luxuriating in your wonderful hotel at night - this is a very special Lake District experience you will never forget!


Day 1 Arrive in Ambleside Day 2 Beatrix Potter Walk to Wray Castle and Hill Top 9 miles / 14.5 km Day 3 Walk to Grasmere 4 miles / 6.5 km Day 4 Grasmere and Helm Crag Loop Walk 4.5 miles / 7.3 km Day 5 Transfer to Keswick, Derwent Water Loop Walk via Walla Crag 6.5 miles / 11 km Day 6 Walk to Cat Bells 5.1 miles / 8.2 km Day 7 Onward travel

This trip has a carbon score of 6kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 6kg is equivalent to 4.5 ham and cheese sandwiches from the store. Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information on how we've carbon counted our trips.


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