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14 Days | 13 Nights
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
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Gloria Friedman Jul 14, 2015 at 10:23 AM

Booked the July 4th 2016 trip. Anyone else going?

Gloria Friedman May 21, 2015 at 10:35 PM

Thinking of taking this trip. Would love to hear more about it-- what you liked; what you didn't.
Nina Wright May 23, 2015 at 06:17 PM

It was a very enjoyable trip.. I had a beautiiful room at fgirst hotel overlooking the lake. Secon d hotel was nice. Food was best at first hotel. Nina Wright

Georg Ann Watson Jul 05, 2014 at 08:35 AM

Hello, 2 of us are making the October 6, 2014 trip. We will arrive in Manchester too late for the RS van. Anyone else arriving Manchester late and want to share a taxi to the hotel? Otherwise the option is train from Manchester airport to Windermere and then cab to hotel. Train takes 1.5 hrs and costs about $30/each person. Thanks. Gann Watson.
Rosemary Chisolm Oct 02, 2014 at 12:07 PM

Hi Georg Ann, I'm going also - don't need to share a taxi, but just thought I'd say hello and looking forward to meeting you both! Good luck with your trip from airport.

Nina Wright May 29, 2014 at 11:32 AM

It appears I will arrive a day late, July 9th. If anyone else is, please let me know so we can travel to Bowness together

Gayle McGowan Mar 29, 2014 at 02:45 PM

We are planning for trips in 2015. Are dates available for this trip?

Kimiko Murayose Feb 18, 2014 at 08:07 PM

I will participate in the Lake District and the Borders: Romance to Turbulence which starts on May 12.
I'm a Japanese and one of my friends advised me to join this wonderful Road Scholar program. I will join on my own. So I'm looking for a roommate with whom I can enjoy this trip.
I like taking a walk, swimming, growing flowers, and reading. I have been fascinated with the beauty of the Lake District and wanted to stay for a few days there. That's why I chose this program. I'm now retired. I hope I can meet wonderful people through this program. Please get in touch with me. Kimiko Murayose

Premium Email Subscriber Feb 18, 2014 at 02:34 PM

I am arriving on May 12th 2014. Anyone wishing to share a taxi to the Lindeth Howe Hotel?
Martha Hood Apr 06, 2014 at 10:56 AM

Contact Mike.Harris@roadscholar.uk.com with your air details. It is my understanding that we will be provided a transfer.

Charlotte Jones Jan 25, 2014 at 03:44 PM

I am taking this program that begins on Sept. 1. Is there a single who would like to share a room?
Charlotte Jones
January 25, 2014

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12 nights of accommodations
35 meals: 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 12 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
17 Field trips
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