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Suggested Self Drive – Yorkshire Dales & the Lake District

5 day car hire from $299 per vehicle*
Flights are additional

Sale Period

Until 31 Mar 19


5 day car hire from
per vehicle*Flights are additional

Yorkshire Dales & the Lake District

York is a compact walled riverside city, bustling with attractions and oozing medieval Viking history. Resplendent Cumbria is home to the Lake District, where you will uncover the wild beauty of the Lake District National Park, considered the most scenic region of the UK. Exploring England is easy. In the countryside, the roads are excellent, well signposted and largely toll free. Distances between towns are short and driving is on the left hand side of the road, same as in New Zealand.

Choosing your Rental Car
Take into consideration the size of the vehicle you require. We strongly recommend a minimum 1.4 litre for two adults. If the vehicle is to be used for day touring from a central base and not for transporting your luggage, a smaller vehicle may be adequate. We suggest you book your car before leaving home as this will save money and ensure you get the car of your choice.

5 days car hire from $299 per vehicle*
*Based Hertz Group B Car UK (excluding Northern Ireland)
Travel: 01 Apr 18-31 Mar 19

Day 1: Manchester – York (135km)
Travel north into the Yorkshire Dales, the setting of James Herriot’s ‘All Creatures Great and Small’. Stop in quaint market towns like Skipton and Harrogate on your way to discover York, one of the prettiest little cities you’ll ever lay eyes on. The old town is protected by its sturdy medieval walls and inside you’ll find a maze of narrow cobbled alleyways and streets, ‘The Shambles’.
Day 2: York – Durham (169km)
Explore the wild landscapes of the Yorkshire National Park and enjoy a stop at Castle Howard. Reaching the windswept north east coast wander through the cobbled harbour town of Whitby and the stunning Whitby Abbey. Further north, to the University City of Durham, visit the stunning World Heritage-site at Durham Cathedral and Castle.
Day 3: Durham – Carlisle – Lake District (191km)
Drive through Hadrian’s Wall country checking out the Roman forts along the way as you travel west along the line of the wall. Stop at the town of Carlisle and Carlisle Castle before turning south into the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Lake District.
Day 4: Lake District
Windermere is a charming Lakeland town and a great base to explore the Lake District from. This magnificent corner of England is home to some of the country’s most spectacular natural sights including lakes and surrounding woodlands, stone walls and villages. It is ideal for walking and hiking, boat trips or lazy drives through dozens of tiny villages.
Day 5: Lake District – Liverpool (138km)
Enjoy breakfast looking out over the picturesque lake and when you arrive in Liverpool make sure you explore the vibrant Albert Dock.

Continue onto Manchester or over to Wales and add on the Wales itinerary. 

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Terms and Conditions

Valid for sales until 31 Mar 19 • Prices are land only per person share twin, in NZ dollars for cash or cheque purchase only • Advertised prices are correct as at 04 Apr 18 but may vary due to exchange rates and include VAT. All prices and products are subject to availability at time of reservation. Specific booking conditions apply to each of the services offered • Surcharges may apply over trade show and special event periods. • Closeouts and Seasonal & Week/Weekend surcharges may also apply. All deals shown exclude airfares which are at an additional cost. • We strongly recommend comprehensive travel insurance be taken at the time of booking, amendment & cancellation fees may apply • Min/Max stays apply − please ask your House of Travel consultant


Sale Period

Until 31 Mar 19

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