5-Day York, Lake District & Hadrian's Wall Tour from Edinburgh

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*Tour price includes admission to Bamburgh Castle, Cruise on Lake Windermere (45 minutes) and entrance to Vindolanda Roman Army Museum. Discover some of northern England’s most picturesque regions on this 5-day excursion from Edinburgh. With an expert driver-guide, enjoy a scenic journey along the magnificent East Lothian coastline to the historical city of York. From here, visit the breathtaking natural beauty of North York Moors National Park and the Yorkshire Dales, and then relocate to the charming market town of Keswick to explore the Lake District and Hadrian’s Wall. Numbers limited to 16 on this small-group tour, ensuring an intimate experience with personalized attention from the guide.

Itinerary Details

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This is a typical itinerary for this product

Day 1 Edinburgh - Alnwick Castle - York

Stop At:

Check-in at least 15 mins in advance at the Edinburgh Bus Station, Gate J & K and meet with your driver guide for this tour.

Stop At: Bamburgh Castle

You continue to Bamburgh Castle. This immsense seaside fortress has stood guard over the Northumberland coastline for over 1400 years and is one of the largest inhabited castles in the country.

Duration: 1 hour

Day 2 York - North York Moors National Park - Whitby

Stop At: Robin Hoods Bay Beach

This beautifully preserved fishing village offers a stunning contrast between its pretty cottages and rugged cliffside setting.

Duration: 45 minutes

Day 3 Yorkshire Dales National Park - Keswick

Stop At:

The fiercely rugged and verdant expanse is a haven for plant species and hosts some of the UK’s most diverse wildlife, with the beautiful Gothic-influenced city of York at its centre.

Duration: 45 minutes

Day 4 Castlerigg Standing Stones - Ullswater - Hawkshead

Stop At: Castlerigg Stone Circle

After breakfast, you head a short distance out of town to the mysterious Castlerigg standing stones. Many people think these were placed here over 5,000 years ago.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Lake District

You then travel on to the shores of Ullswater, known as England’s most beautiful lake. Here, you can take a forest walk to see the mighty Aira Force waterfall. Continuing south over the narrow and winding Kirkstone Pass, you stop at Lake Windermere where you have the option to take a leisurely cruise (included in tour price) on the lake or simply eat lunch (at own expense) while enjoying views of the mountains and lakes.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Day 5 Hadrian's Wall - Jedburgh Abbey

Stop At: Vindolanda

Stopping at Hadrian's Wall, there’s an opportunity to explore some of the Roman remains and walk in the footsteps of the Roman Centurions who patrolled this desolate frontier of the Empire.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Scott's View

Our final stop, is at the world famous Scott’s View with stunning views over the River Tweed and the Cheviot Hills before continuing north to Edinburgh.

Duration: 15 minutes
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