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Chester and Lake District Weekend

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Chester and Lake District Weekend

Belmond Northern Belle Chester and Lake District Weekend

Chester & the Lake District Short Break

Weekend in Chester and the Lake District, 29 September - 2 October 2017

The history and beauty of North West England on a four-day break. Experience Chester and the wonders of the Lake District in style aboard Belmond Northern Belle.

The Lake District has been a crucible of creativity for such as poet William Wordsworth, much-loved children's author Beatrix Potter and genius John Ruskin. With mountain vistas & lakes, it is a perfect weekend away. Founded in 79 AD, Chester has Roman remains, the Gothic Cathedral begun in 1093, great shopping and more.

Friday 29 September. Board at London Victoria Station 08:45hrs*. Enjoy a delicious Bellini brunch and later a champagne lunch, as the train travels towards Cheshire. On arrival, a short guided walk to The Chester Grosvenor, a boutique hotel in the heart of the 2,000-year-old city, where your three-night stay includes breakfast and entrance to the Thermal Suite at the hotel’s acclaimed spa. Characterised by its medieval black-and-white timbered buildings, Chester is a joy to explore on foot. Make your own arrangements for dinner.

Saturday 30 September. Explore Chester. Join the City Sightseeing hop-on, hop-off bus and a cruise on the River Dee. These are included.

Sunday 1 October. Join the Belmond Northern Belle for a day excursion to the Lake District. Brunch is served on board. Disembark at Oxenholme for a short journey through lush Lakeland landscapes to Haverthwaite. Ride the heritage Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway. Cruise across Lake Windermere. Come ashore at Bowness, a bustling town with gift shops and cafés. Transfer to the Belmond Northern Belle with a glass of chilled champagne, followed by a four-course dinner. Return to Chester.

Monday 2 October. Breakfast at the hotel and then transfer to Chester Station. On the return to London, champagne and canapés are followed by a four-course lunch. Arrive back at London Victoria Station late afternoon (Approx 16:15*).

Departures, Dates and Prices 2017

29 September: London Victoria depart 08:45hrs; 2 October: London Victoria arrive 16:15hrs. *Approx. times, confirmed timetable with travel documents.

Private Table for Two on the Northern Belle - Guaranteed - subject to availability on booking.

Price: £1,495 per person


Contact the Club to book the Chester and Lake District Weekend from the Luxury Train Club with the Belmond Northern Belle luxury train and Chester Grosvenor Hotel.

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