Discover the delights of Cumbria on a NEW tour for 2019, as we include a journey on the Settle to Carlisle Railway and cruise on Lake Ullswater.
Friday We depart and travel to the market town of Settle with an included journey on the Settle to Carlisle Railway. The journey will take you across the famous Ribblehead Viaduct, which is ¼ mile long and 104 ft high with 24 arches. We depart later this afternoon for the journey to Brampton and the Gilsland Hall Hotel. This evening enjoy a three course evening meal.
Saturday Today we meet our tour guide for a full day guided tour of Hadrian’s Wall and Hexham. We travel through fabulous scenery along the route of Hadrian’s Wall with our first visit being to the award winning Vindolanda Fort & Museum, one of Europe’s most important Roman archaeological sites. After exploring, we continue to the charming market town of Hexham.
Sunday We depart after breakfast and return home via Lake Ullswater and an included cruise with Ullswater Steamers. We will be met by the coach at Glenridding, before continuing through the Lake District. We depart later this afternoon to make our journey home.
The Gilsland Hall Hotel sits proudly in 140 acres of manicured garden and natural woodland in an idyllic countryside location with spectacular views over the Cumbrian and Northumberland countryside. All bedrooms are en-suite with television and tea/coffee making facilities. Additional facilities include a restaurant, coffee shop, bar and ballroom. The Hotel has a lift to both the first and second floors. Lower Ground floor rooms are accessible by stairs only.