York and The Lake District - Small Group


Melrose Abbey
Ullswater Glenridding
View of Keswick and Lake Derwent Water
Castlerigg Standing Stones

The Northern England Experience

Tour Only Price from £100

Tour with Accommodation Price from £150

Tour Description

Small Group Tour *16 Passengers Maximum*

Day 1

The journey south...

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. Nestled between the Skiddaw Mountains and Derwentwater Lake in the Lake District National Park, is our resting place for the evening, Keswick.

Overnight: Keswick

Day 2

Ullswater to York...

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 final stop of the day, York.

Overnight: York

Day 3

Time to explore...

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.

Please note, optional extras*:
- Melrose Abbey: Adult:£5.50 / Concession:£4.40 / Child:£3.30
- Housesteads Roman Fort: Adult:£7.00 / Concession:£6.20 / Child (5-15 years):£4.10
- Roman Vindolanda: Adult:£6.75 / Concession:£5.75 / Child (5-15 years):£4.25
- 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
- Alnwick Castle and Gardens: Adult:£18.00 / Child:£8.45
- Richmond Castle: Adult:£5.30 / Concession:£4.80 / Child: £3.10
£ Exclusive discount with Highland Experience

*Please note, optional extras are subject to seasonal availability
** Please see our terms and conditions for details on the Tour Only option

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

York and The Lake District - Small Group Route Map

Tour Highlights

The Cairngorm MountainsHadrians Wall*

Incredible Roman artefact set amongst wild landscape

InvernessThe Lakes

Ullswater Cruise* and Beatrix Potter country

Loch Ness ScotlandThe Yorkshire Dales

Moors, Valleys and Hills

Ben Nevis ScotlandYork

Time to explore this incredible city

Glen Coe ScotlandAlnwick Castle*

Harry Potter Castle

Tour Details

Departure Days:
Wednesdays 18th April to 26th September 2019
8:30am / 7:00pm
Reference: Tour No 19

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


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