The Loveliest Spot for Lakeland Memories

The Loveliest Spot for Lakeland Memories

Breathe deeper in magical Lakeland! Lakes, fells, countryside and stunning Cumbrian scenery, with time to pause and make your own discoveries in pretty Lake District towns along the way.

The Castle Inn Hotel, set in the calming shadow of England’s highest fells and overlooking Bassenthwaite Lake, is our home from home during our magical Lake District SwanTour, which takes in impressive scenery from a steamer on beautiful Lake Ullswater and from the breathtaking Kirkstone Pass, the highest road in the Lakes.


We’ll enjoy the grandeur and magical beauty of Holker Hall and Gardens as well as Lake Coniston, Ambleside  and superbly located Keswick on the shores of the Derwentwater,

with time to get acquainted with its charming shops, galleries and  all-important cafés.



Grasmere, described by Wordsworth who lived at the enchanting Dove Cottage, as the, “loveliest spot that man hath ever found”, will be another highlight.


Visit the Haverthwaite Steam Railway and travel in style through Leven Valley to Lake Windermere before taking a guided tour of the award winning microbrewery at the Watermill Inn, which serves up traditional real ales with a modern twist!





What’s included in this Diamond Tour…


• Steamer cruise on Lake Ullswater.

• Travel on the Haverthwaite Steam Railway.

• Entrance to Holker Hall and Gardens.

• Guided tour, light lunch and half a pint of beer at the Watermill Inn and Brewery.

• Morning at leisure in Bassenthwaite.

• Excursions as detailed.

• 4 nights hotel stay on half board.

• Door-to-door travel.




Castle Inn Hotel

Bassenthwaite ****


The ideal location for exploring the Lake District and with views across Bassenthwaite Lake, this hotel offers a warm welcome and comfortable guest rooms.

Although the hotel does not have a lift, executive ground floor rooms are available for a supplement.

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