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Lake District & Mountain Goat Lake District & Mountain Goat

Lake District & Mountain Goat

Monday 15th to Friday 19th August 2022 - Visit Hilltop, the home of Beatrix Potter, on our classic adventure day trip with the 'Mountain Goat' when we visit areas of the Lake District a normal coach cannot reach! From £619pp

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Lake District and Mountain Goats

Stunning scenery and peaceful countryside form the backdrop to our holiday enjoying the best of England’s largest National Park. The ‘Mountain Goat’ is a classic adventure tour by minibus, reaching places where a large coach cannot reach. We travel from Keswick to Grasmere, on to Elterwater and Great Langdale stopping in the ancient town of Hawkshead. In the afternoon, we visit Hill Top, Beatrix Potter’s 17th century farmhouse, before travelling to Wray Castle, Tarn Hows, Coniston and Thirlmere. A truly spectacular day out - not to be missed. Enjoy a cruise around Lake Windermere. We’ll have time to explore Keswick and will visit Grasmere, a popular destination with its own lake, lovely small independent village shops, pubs and cafes and the legendary Grasmere Gingerbread!  


The Skiddaw Hotel ***

We return to this wonderful hotel situated in the middle of Keswick. Surrounded by the lakes and mountains of the English Lake District, this comfortable, family run hotel is set in the centre of the bustling market town of Keswick on Derwent Water. The hotel features a conservatory, lounge bar and cosy rooms of a very high standard. Don’t miss the full Cumbrian breakfast just what you need to start the day!


Your holiday includes:

  • 4 nights bed, full Cumbrian breakfast and dinner

  • Round trip sailing on lake Windermere

  • Visit Hill Top, the former home of Beatrix Potter

  • Free time in Grasmere

  • Scenic tour by coach

  • Guided day trip on The Mountain Goat

  • Free day in Keswick

  • Travel by Tally Ho! Pullman coach

  • Accompanied by our Tour Manager


£619 per person sharing a twin/double room. 5 singles no supplement.


Your nearest pick-up point.

Monday 15 August

We travel to our hotel in the centre of Keswick with comfort stops on route..


Tuesday 16 August

After a hearty breakfast you will be collected by 'The Mountain Goat' for our adventure tour by minibus. We depart Keswick and travel to Grasmere, Great Langdale, Blea Tarn, Little Langdale stopping around lunchtime in Hawkshead. In the afternoon, you will visit the 17th century farmhouse that once belonged to Beatrix Potter. We then travel on to Wray Castle, Tarn Hows, Coniston returning via Thirlmere. This day tour is truly a memorable journey not to be missed.


Wednesday 17 August

This morning we travel over the Kirkstone Pass with an altitude of 1,489 feet making it the highest pass that is open to motorway traffic and it connects Ambleside in the Rothay Valley to Patterdale in the Ullswater valley. Also near the top of this pass is Kirkstone Quarry where the rock extraction and architectural stone production took place over 500 meters above sea level. Stopping at Bowness in Windermere we have an Island cruise on Lake Windermere. We then visit the popular tourist destinations of Ambleside and Grasmere with most of its buildings dating back from 19th Century. This village is nestled at the foot of some spectacular fells and has its own lake and hosts small independent village shops, pubs and cafes and where you are able to taste the legendary Grasmere Gingerbread!


Thursday 18 August

Today you can enjoy a leisurely breakfast as the day is your own to explore Keswick and today is market day in this pretty town. The weekly market has over 70 stalls selling a vast array of different items from local produce to handmade gifts, household goods to pottery and takeaway foods so plenty of things to see. You could also visit the Cumberland Pencil Museum or why not try one of the many boating trips that are offered around Lake Derwentwater.


Friday 19 August

After a full Cumbrian breakfast we return home to South Devon.


D=Dinner, FE=Full English Breakfast

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
Brixham Brixham - Bank lane opposite Baptist Church
Buckfastleigh Lay by on old Buckfastleigh - Ashburton Rd
Nr Furzeleigh Mill
Dartmouth Dartmouth Marks & Spencer
Exeter Exeter Motorway Services
Ivybridge Ivybridge Town Hall opp Garage
Kingsbridge Quay Kingsbridge Quay
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot opp Railway Station
Paignton Paignton Great Western Road Bus Stop by Library
Plymouth 1 Plymouth Derry's Cross
Plympton Plympton St Marys opp Church
Plymstock Plymstock Elburton bus stop opp Elburton Hotel
Torquay Torquay coach bay outside Princess Theatre

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Tally Ho Coaches Ltd

Station Yard Industrial Estate
Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 1ES

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