• customer support
Enlarge Image

From Edinburgh 3 Day Lake District Scottish Borders and Hadrians Wall

Simply complete this form and one of travel experts will send availability, best possible price and any discounted alternatives
 

From Edinburgh 3 Day Lake District Scottish Borders and Hadrians Wall

3 Day Trip discovering the secrets of Roman Britain and the stunning Lakes and Mountains of Cumbria. Highlights include The Scottish Borders, Hadrian’s Wall, Lake Windermere, Wordsworth’s Cottage, Derwent Water and Honister Pass

Tour Highlights

  1. Scottish Borders
  2. Hadrian’s Wall
  3. Lake Windermere
  4. Wordsworth’s Cottage
  5. Derwent Water
  6. Honister Pass
  7. Moffat

Tour Description

3 Day Trip discovering the secrets of Roman Britain and the stunning Lakes and Mountains of Cumbria. Highlights include The Scottish Borders, Hadrian’s Wall, Lake Windermere, Wordsworth’s Cottage, Derwent Water and Honister Pass

Tour Schedule

Day 1

Travel south into the Scottish Borders stopping at the world famous Scott’s View for stunning views over the Borders, the River Tweed and the Cheviot Hills that separate Scotland and England. You then travel along what remains of Hadrian’s Wall, built as the frontier of the Roman empire, with stops along the way. In the afternoon you will reach the charming town of Keswick, your base for 2 nights. (**During July this tour may stay in Windermere)

Day 2

Take the opportunity to explore some of the highlights of the Lake District, including visits to Castlerigg standing stones and Ullswater, described as England’s most beautiful lake, where you can take a forest walk to see the mighty Aira Force waterfall. You will have options to take lunch and a boat cruise on Lake Windemere and the afternoon will be spent exploring Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter country around Coniston water, Hawkeshead and the charming village of Grasmere

Day 3

Time in the dramatic Whinlatter Forest Park, the rural village of High Lorton, Crummock Water, Buttermere and the Honister mountain pass, famous for its old slate mines. Your tour continues through the forest of Borrowdale, along Derwent Water and back to Keswick for lunch and some free time, before returning to Edinburgh in the afternoon via the spa town of Moffat, the Galloway Hills and the Southern Uplands

Additional Information

Departure Point 

Waterloo Place, Edinburgh

Return to Waterloo Place 

Departs 9am

Returns approx 6pm

Inclusions 

Transportation by top of the range Mercedes mini-coach for a more personal experience with a maximum of 16 passengers on tour

A small group tour with a maximum of 16 passengers really does make a big difference to your trip. It allows us to give you a more personal service and remain the only 5 Star operator to offer this personal guarantee. Touring with a maximum of 16 passengers you get more for your money, more personal attention, more time with the locals, more time off the bus, more time on the back-roads and just more of an authentic, friendly experience. The smaller groups allow you to meet people from all over the world and make friends for life

Air Conditioning as standard

Services of a professional driver/guide and all ferry and bridge crossings

Accommodation 

Stay 2 nights in Keswick in the heart of the Lake District. (During July this tour may stay in the lakeside town of Windermere instead)

Your tour does not include accommodation in the price. By giving you a choice of accommodation it allows you to choose your budget, stay in smaller places and get closer to the local people. This also means you help to sustain the communities you visit in the long term. Choose a hotel, B&B or a hostel and we will book it for you

Discount Price 

Students, Seniors over 60 and Children between 5 and 16 (we regret we do not carry children under 5 years old)

Guarantees and Awards

This tour is run by our outstanding, multi-award winning small group partners and is fully bonded and guaranteed

Other Promises - Guaranteed Small Groups, Guaranteed Departures, Guaranteed Experience or your money back

Multi-Award winners every year from 2007 to 2016

Thistle Award Winner

4* Scottish Tourists Board

Green Tourism Gold Award

Vibes Awards Winner

 

 

 

 
You Tube Twitter Travel Blog