York and The Lake District - Small Group


Hadrians Wall Hadrians Wall
York Minster
Castlerigg Standing Stones
Aysgarth Waterfalls

The Northern England Experience

Tour Only Price from £100

Tour with Accomodation Price from £215

Tour Description

Small Group Tour *16 Passengers Maximum*

Day 1

We’ll depart Scotland’s capital city Edinburgh and journey south to visit Melrose and Melrose Abbey*. We’ll then cross the border into England and visit the ancient site of Hadrian’s Wall*. This is an incredible artefact set amongst wild landscape. With many extraordinary stopping points your guide will be able to advise the best places to visit. Our overnight stop will be in Keswick, nestled between the Skiddaw Mountains and Derwentwater Lake in the Lake District National Park.

Day 2

We’ll begin our day with  an Ullswater "Steamers” boat trip* which will take in the length of Ullswater, the most beautiful of the English lakes to enjoy some spectacular views. We’ll drive the Lake District’s highest pass as we make our way to Bowness-on-Windermere, a delightful setting for lunch. We''ll then continue through the Yorkshire Dales on to our overnight stop of York.

Day 3

On our final day, we’ll stop at the pretty market town of Richmond, it’s a short walk to the Castle from the centre of town, or you can enjoy afternoon tea and a wander. We then head to Alnwick, where you can opt to visit the beautiful Alnwick Castle* (you may recognise it from the Harry Potter broomstick flying scenes!) or explore the town of Alnwick itself. It’s home to the incredible Barter Books, a magical second-hand bookshop in a converted Victorian railway station. Our next stop is where you can enjoy stunning coastal views before we return to our departure city of Edinburgh.


Optional Extras

Housesteads Roman Fort: Adult: £7.00, Child (5-15 years): £4.10, Concession: £6.20

Roman Vindolanda: Adult: £6.75, Child (5-15 years): £4.25, Concession: £5.75

Ullswater ''Steamer'' Cruise: Adult: £9.50, Child (5-15 years): £4.75

York Minster and Tower: Adult: £15.00, Child: £5.00

York Castle Museum: Adult: £10.00, Children free with paying adult.

Richmond Castle: Adult: £5.30, Child: £3.10, Concession: £4.80

Alniwck Castle and Gardens: Adult: £18, Child: £8.45

Luggage limit 15KGMAX 15kg 55 x 40 x 20cm

York and The Lake District - Small Group Route Map

Tour Highlights

Scotland Highlight 1Hadrian’s Wall*

Incredible Roman artefact set amongst wild landscape.

Scotland Highlight 2The Lakes

Ullswater Cruise* and Beatrix Potter country.

Scotland Highlight 4York

A full day to explore this incredible city.

Scotland Highlight 5Alnwick Castle*

Harry Potter castle.

Tour Details

Departure Days:
Wednesdays 18th April- 26th September 2019
Edinburgh: 8.30 /
Reference: Tour No 19

   Check-in Closes 15 mins prior to departure at pick-up point


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