Sunday 17 October to Thursday 21 October 2021
Stay 4 nights half board at the Cumbria Grand Hotel just 6 miles from Lake Windermere.
- Welcome drink reception, complimentary parking
- Set in 20 acres of private gardens and woodland
- Superb elevated location with views over Morecambe Bay
The Cumbria Grand Hotel, built in 1880, is 15 minutes from the M6 and just 6 miles from Lake Windermere. Set in 20 acres of private gardens & woodlands and with splendid sea views it is just a 5 minute walk into the centre of Grange-over-Sands, a seaside retreat on the southern tip of the Cartmell peninsula between the mountains & the sea. Enjoy a varied menu from local produce in the restaurant, & the hotel offers some evening entertainment.
After breakfast your days will be free for you to enjoy the many optional attractions that abound within easy reach of your hotel. For example:
Holker Hall and Gardens is a short distance from your hotel & is home to the Cavendish family.
Lakeland Motor Museum is home to a unique collection of 30,000 exhibits, including full size replicas of Donald Campbell's "Bluebird" car that broke the world land speed record in 1935, and the famous "Bluebird" jet hydroplane in which he was killed on Coniston Water in 1967.
Lakeside and Havethwaite steam railway, from which you can enjoy views up to Lakeside on the southern tip of Lake Windermere, and continue aboard a Windermere steamer to Bowness and Ambleside, and return.
Cartmell, home of the original sticky toffee pudding & Cartmell horse racing.
Beatrix Potter Gallery in Hawkshead on the western side side of Lake Windermere.
Sizergh Castle and Garden (N.T), home to the Strickland family for more than 750 years.
Ullswater Cruise from Glenridding to Pooley Bridge with Helvellyn dominating.
Bowness, Ambleside, Kendal, Grasmere and Keswick all are not to be forgotten famous towns of the fabulous Lake District National Park.
Scenery: not forgetting some of the finest scenery and walking opportunities that you will ever experience.
£249pp two sharing
Single supplement £69