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The English Lake District and the Borders: Romance to Turbulence

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Program #20209RJ
14 Days | 13 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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. There’s 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.
Start of Program
May 7, 2013
Lunch at 12:30pm at the Lindeth Howe Hotel for those arriving in time. Welcome meeting and drinks reception prioir to dinner.
You will be staying at the Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel that night.
Location: Bowness on Windermere.
Nearest city or town: Windermere.
Nearest airport: Manchester.
Transportation to site: Direct train from Manchester Airport to Windermere. Takes 2 hrs, cost approx. GBP22.

End of Program
May 19, 2013
After breakfast on departure day. Breakfast ends at 10:00am and check-out is by 11:00pm.
You will be staying at the Bewley's Hotel. the night before.
Location: Manchester
Nearest city or town: Manchester
Nearest airport: Manchester
Transportation to site: Bewley's Hotel Manchester Airport operates a free shuttle bus to all 3 terminals and the rail station. This service runs 24 hours.
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: A classic Lakeland country house hotel set in 6 acres of its own private garden. It was once a holiday home for the Potter family and then the permanent residence of Beatrix's mother, Mrs Helen Potter. Lindeth Howe is a tranquil place to relax and enjoy yourself, with breathtaking views to admire from the lounges and sun terrace. Lindeth Howe sits in the heart of the National Park overlooking the largest lake in the country, Lake Windermere.

Contact info:
Longtail
Bowness on Windermere
Cumbria, LA23 3JF UK:England
phone: +44 15394 45759
web: www.lindeth-howe.co.uk/

Room amenities: Direct dial telephone, tea and coffee making facilities, free of charge WiFi Internet connection, hair dryer and a digital flat screen TV with radio.

Facility amenities: Hilltop and Bar lounges Award winning restaurant. Indoor heated pool with sauna and fitness room. Body therapies at additional cost and bookable.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Near to aiport (Terminal 1).

Contact info:
Outwood Lane.
Manchester., M90 4HL. UK:England
phone: +44 161 498 0333
web: www.bewleyshotels.com/manchester_airport_hotel

Room amenities: Free Broadband Internet, Telephone & Voice mail, Sky TV, Tea & coffee facilities, Hairdryer, Iron & board, Trouser-press, Fax & Modem point, Hypoallergenic duvets.

Facility amenities: Brasserie, hotel lounge with free wireless internet access.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after:
For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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

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