Settle to Carlisle Railway Weekend
A dramatic and inspiring journey through some of England’s finest scenery on this great feat of Victorian engineering. Offering wonderful panoramic views, one of the most amazing constructions is sure to impress – the Ribblehead Viaduct.
Day 1 Departure: 0700-0800 hrs. Travel to the market town of Settle, with free time for lunch. Catch the 1417 hrs train to Carlisle. (Please note; this is not a steam train). The rail line is on a constant gradient all the way from Settle junction to Ais Gill Summit. Arrive at Carlisle Station 1601 hrs. Our driver will meet, collect you and transfer you to the hotel. Dinner is included.
Day 2 Depart after breakfast. Travel to the Lake District via Ullswater and the awesome Kirkstone Pass, which climbs to 1500 feet. Free time for a lunch stop at Bowness-on-Windermere. Arrive home: mid-evening.
• Return coach travel
• 1 night accommodation
• Served traditional English breakfast with self-service buffet starter
• Served 3 course dinner (3 choices) plus after dinner coffee
• Hotel porter service
• Diesel train journey
The Crown Hotel, Wetheral
This 17th century coaching inn is located in the picturesque village of Wetheral, on the banks of the River Eden and 5 miles from Carlisle.
Bedrooms: En-suite with TV, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, hairdryer, radio alarm clock and iron and ironing board.
Facilities: Bar, lounge, swimming pool, whirlpool, gym, steam room, solarium and squash courts (additional charges).
Mobility Information: No lift. 3 floors. Numerous steps throughout hotel. Limited number of ground floor bedrooms.
Supplements (subject to availability):
Single room supplement £10.00
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