COACH HOLIDAY ITINERARY
Day 1 – Travel to Cumbria making suitable comfort stops along the way. Arrive at the lovely Cumbria Grand Hotel in Grange-over-Sands late afternoon, where we will be staying for the next 3 nights. As we walk through the entrance, we’ll will be greeted with a roaring log fire and Christmas decorations. Time to freshen up before our get together in the Jacobean Lounge to enjoy a pre-dinner chilled glass of bubbly. Enjoy a 3-course carvery dinner served in the Hazelwood Restaurant, followed by coffee in the lounge and the evening’s entertainment.
Day 2 – After breakfast we join the coach and travel to Kendal. Opportunity to purchase some famous Kendal mint cake and walk around the unique independent shops before rejoining the coach to pretty Bowness on Lake Windermere. Time here to purchase lunch and to visit the shops before returning to our hotel. In the evening at the hotel we have our ‘Christmas dinner’ with succulent turkey and all the trimmings...and crackers of course! Enjoy coffee and mince pies in the lounge before the evening’s live entertainment.
Day 3 – Today we travel through the Lake District National Park and visit Keswick, surrounded by beautiful mountains. This pretty market town offers a wide range of shops, restaurants and museums. Afterwards, we continue our journey and cross the borders into Scotland to Gretna Green. Here there will be time to purchase lunch, look around the Whiskey shop and perhaps enjoy a tasting or two! Take a look around the famous Blacksmiths shop and gift shop. We return to our hotel for our evening meal followed by evening entertainment.
Day 4 – After breakfast we return to home area making suitable comfort stops along the way. Our lunch stop will be at Boundary Mills, Grantham.
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Cumbria Grand Hotel, Grange-over-Sands ***
This charming 3-star Victorian hotel is set in 20 acres of private gardens and woodlands overlooking Morecambe Bay. The Hazelwood Restaurant serves traditional cuisine using the finest local ingredients and boasts a fine selection of wines to accompany the menu. The beach is within easy walking distance and Grange-Over-Sands Rail Station is 10 minutes’ walk away. There is a lift to all floors.
AT A GLANCE
√ Exclusive coach travel with Kirbys
√ 3 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
√ 1 x ‘Christmas Dinner’ followed by coffee and mince pies
√ Evening entertainment each night
√ Coach excursions as described
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