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Cumbrian Cavalcade

Cumbrian Cavalcade

Discover some of the finest scenery on offer in England with excursions through the stunning Cumbrian and Northumberland countryside.

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Included is a ride on the famous Settle to Carlisle Railway with towering viaducts, long tunnels and staggering views.


At a glance:

  • Cumbrian Coast Railway

  • Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

  • Settle to Carlisle Railway

  • Kielder Water

  • Home pick up


Sapphire Star Travel

Day 1

Following collection from home travel to Cumbria and the Gisland Hall Hotel for a four night stay with dinner, bed and breakfast and tea or coffee with biscuits served on arrival.


Day 2

Head for Longtown and drive along Liddesdale to picturesque Kielder Water and Forest Park. After a stop at the visitor centre, continue to Bellingham and Hexham, dominated by the Abbey overlooking the market square. Later, return along the path of Hadrian's Wall, stretching 76 miles from the Tyne to the Solway.

B, D

Day 3

The first train journey of the day starts in Carlisle where the line follows the Cumbrian coastline through Maryport and Whitehaven with stunning sea views to Ravenglass. Next, board the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway - L'al Ratty steam train from the coast to the foothills of England's highest mountains. Seven miles of steam in the Lake District National Park.

B, D

Day 4

Travel into the Yorkshire Dales to Kirkby Lonsdale where the weekly market is in full swing. Journey on past the immense Ribblehead Viaduct, through charming Horton-in-Ribblesdale to Settle.
Later, take in the most spectacular train journey on a main line railway in the whole of England - the famous Settle to Carlisle line. Towering viaducts, bridges, long deep tunnels, lovingly kept station gardens all help to make this one of the best loved lines in the country. Travel along the whole line through majestic scenery to Carlisle.

B, D

Day 5

Travel back to East Anglia where the door to door collection service will be waiting to return you home.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Gisland Hall Hotel


Set in 240 acres of woodland with fantastic views across the Irthing Gorge, where the river separates the counties of Cumbria and Northumberland, the Gilsland Hall Hotel offers a nightly Tea Dance and live entertainment.


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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Beacon Hill Services Beacon Hill Services Lorry Park
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (North) Capel St Mary White Horse Public House
Setdown Point:Capel St Mary National Exp StopSouth
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich - OCM Ipswich Old Cattle Market Bus Station, Stand Q
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Newmarket Bus Station Newmarket Bus Station
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road/Station Road Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn Stowmarket Railway Station
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate - McDonalds Tollgate - McDonalds Lay By
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church

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Galloway Travel Group, Denters Hill,
Mendlesham, Suffolk, IP14 5RR

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