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Dodds of Troon | 4 East Road, Ayr, KA8 9BA
01292 288100 |

Dodds Coach Holidays | 24 Central Avenue, Gretna, DG16 5AS
01461 337799 |

Splendid Lakes All Inclusive

Splendid Lakes All Inclusive

The beauty of the Lake District has inspired many famous artists with its picturesque villages and sparkling lakes. Our base at Grange-over-Sands sits beautifully on the Cartmel Peninsula, with lovely views of Morecambe Bay.

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Price Includes: all details are subject to change


  • four nights dinner, bed and breakfast

  • one soup and sandwich lunch

  • two packed lunches

  • three drinks vouchers per day (selected brands, a maximum of two can be alcoholic)

  • entertainment

  • three excursions

  • coach travel and ferry fare from N Ireland (£30 supplement)



Cumbria Grand Hotel, Grange-over-Sands


Set within the Lake District National Park, in acres of picturesque gardens and woodland and with views of Morecambe Bay. The hotel is a short drive from majestic Lake Windermere. Enjoy the warm and friendly welcome, inviting lounges, roaring open fires, entertainment and an unforgettable stay at this charming Victorian Hotel. 


Day One

Depart from your selected joining point and travel to Grange-over-Sands and the Cumbria Grand Hotel for your four nights stay. Comfort stops will be made en-route.

Day Two

Leaving the hotel the coach will travel to the small town of Ambleside, the market town of Keswick, which is situated between Skiddaw and Derwentwater, then travel along the shores of Ullswater and over the stunning Kirkstone Pass before returning to the hotel. The hotel provides a packed lunch for this excursion.

Day Three

Half day excursion to Bowness-on-Windermere, a bustling town on the shores of Lake Windermere, before a soup and sandwich lunch in the Cumbria Grand. The remainder of the day is free, you may like to take a seafront walk or enjoy a stroll in to the town.

Day Four

Spend the morning in the picturesque market town of Kirkby Lonsdale on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales and the afternoon in the historic town of Kendal, famed for its mint cake. There are two castles, museums, historic buildings and many independent shops. The hotel provides a packed lunch for this excursion.

Day Five

After breakfast you leave Grange-over-Sands to start the journey home, a packed lunch will be provided by the hotel. Comfort stops will be made en-route.

Please Note

It may be necessary under certain circumstances for these excursions to be operated on different days to those shown.

Holiday Itinerary


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To reduce travel time, separate vehicles or taxis may be used to convey passengers to join our holiday coach.

To reduce travel time, separate vehicles or taxis may be used to convey passengers to join our holiday coach.

Name Address Contact Details
Annan WM Annan, War Memorial opposite Queensberry Arms
Ardrossan Ardrossan, Princes Street Bus Stop
Ayr Dodds Depot Ayr, Dodds Depot, 4 East Road
Ayr NEW Ayr, Douglas Street Bus Stop, Outside Bus Station
Ballantrae Garage, Main Street, Ballantrae
Ballymena Ballymena, Seven Towers Leisure Centre
Main entrance
Ballymoney Ballymoney
Biestys Centra / Route Service Station,
Ballynure Ballynure, The Village Chippy
Car Park, Larne Road.
Bangor Bangor, Town Car Park
opposite Bangor Railway Station Car Park
Belfast City Centre Belfast City Centre
Jurys Inn Hotel, Great Victoria Street.
Belfast Stena Belfast - Stena Line Victoria Terminal 4,
West Bank Road (Cairnryan)
Cairnryan Stena Cairnryan - Stena Line Passenger Terminal
Loch Ryan Port.Cairnryan
Carlisle Asda Carlisle Asda
Bus Layby, Chandler Way
Castle Douglas Castle Douglas, Crown Hotel
Opposite Market Hill, King Street
Coleraine Coleraine, Lodge Hotel, Outside Main Entrance.
Cumnock Cumnock, Tanyard Bus Station, New Bridge Street
Dumfries Dumfries, Whitesands, Coach Bay near Suspension
Bridge. (If Whitesands Closed, Brooms Rd Car Park)
Dunsilly Roundabout Dunsilly Roundabout
Car Park, Antrim
Eastriggs Eastriggs, Central Bus stop
Opposite the Baxter Hall (Church)
Girvan Girvan, Hamilton Arms Hotel
Glengormley Glengormley, Corrs Corner Roundabout
Larne Road Side.
Gretna Gretna Main Bus Stop
Annan Road
Gretna Green Gretna Hall Hotel, Front steps
Please park adjacent to the coach park
Holywood Holywood, Redburn Square.
Irvine Irvine, Coach Park adjacent to Aldi
Kilmarnock Kilmarnock, St Marnock St (Police Station)
Kilwinning Kilwinning, Caley Station (top of Dalry Road)
Kirkconnel Kirkconnel, bus stop at Railway Station entrance.
Larne Larne, Fairhill Car Park
Victoria Road
Lisburn Lisburn, Sprucefield Shopping Centre, Bus Shelter
at mini roundabout near Marks & Spencers
Maybole Maybole, Cassillis Hotel
New Cumnock New Cumnock,Lay-By near Scotmid, Afton Bridge Road
Newton Stewart Newton Stewart, The Crown Hotel
Newtownards Newtownards, Circular Road
McDonalds Car Park
Prestwick Prestwick, Station Road.
Saltcoats Saltcoats, Railway Station
Sanquhar Sanquhar, Bus Stop at Train Station
Stevenston Stevenston, The Cross
Stranraer Stranraer
Bus Stop Opposite Police Station
Thornhill Thornhill, Bus Stop beside Bank of Scotland
Troon Troon, Ivy Cottage, South Beach, Bus Stop outside
Town Hall

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