Explore the unparalleled beauty of England’s Lake District on this flexible walking journey designed for all ages. From Bowness-on-Windermere, where you will stay 10 nights at the deluxe MacDonald Old England Hotel & Spa, discover the fells, valleys, scenic passes and charming villages that have inspired philosophers, writers and poets. Enjoy a reading and afternoon tea at William Wordsworth’s family home, and visit Hilltop Farm, home of Beatrix Potter. Choose to hike rolling hills overlooking Lake Windermere or explore the local culture. Cruise aboard an iron steamboat, ride the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway to admire Scafell Pike, travel to England’s deepest lake, and spend a day in the walled city of York. In Cumbria, follow Hadrian’s Wall, a UNESCO World Heritage site. See Castlerigg Stone Circle, Hardknott Roman Fort ruins, Lanercost Priory and other incredible landmarks throughout this program that also includes an extensive meal plan with wine at dinner.
Tour Operator: AHI Travel
Tour Dates: July 4 - 12, 2013
Tour Cost: $2,995 USD per person, based on double occupancy
Activity Level: Moderate to High
Review the day-by-day itinerary in an on-line version of the brochure
Reservations: Call the Queen's Alumni Travel office at 1-800-267-7837 or AHI Travel at 1-800-323-7373