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East Lake District Explorer (Ullswater Valley (boat trip), Glenridding & Aira Force Waterfall Walk)
The poet, William Wordsworth described the Ullswater Valley as the happiest combination of beauty and grandeur. Board the Ullswater steamer at Pooley Bridge, the northern end of Lake Ullswater for a leisurely boat trip to Glenridding. Glenridding is the largest of the Ullswater villages in a picturesque setting. You will have some time to spend here and then on to Aira Force Waterfall walk where you will end the day with a walk through beautiful countryside to the Falls.
Websites: ullswater-steamers.co.uk, visitcumbria.com, golakes.co.uk, nationaltrust.org.uk/aira-force-and-ullswater
THERE ARE TWO PICK-UP POINTS FOR EVERY INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY TRIP
1) The main pick-up point is where Dover Street meets Oxford Road; 2 doors down from the International Society building (see first map below). This pick-up takes place at the time stated on the website and on your ticket.
2) The coach also picks up from The University of Salford's Maxwell building (see second map below). PLEASE NOTE: this pick-up takes place 30 minutes before the time stated on the website and on your ticket.
WHEN SHOULD I ARRIVE AT THE DEPARTURE POINT?
Always allow plenty of time to get to the departure point and we recommend that you are there at least 10 minutes before the stated departure time. The coach picks-up from Salford (see above) 30 minutes before the time stated on the website and your ticket.
WHAT SHOULD I BRING ALONG FOR THE TRIP?
As weather in the UK can be unpredictable, we advise you to always wear appropriate clothing to anticipate rain and cold weather. Food is not provided on the trips, however you are more than welcome to bring along pack lunches or to purchase refreshments at your destination. Please note that hot food is not permitted on the coach at any time.
DAY TRIP CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS
Please bring your ticket to the office at least one week in advance of the trip taking place if you know that you are unable to go. Please note that ticket money cannot be refunded for trips unless the ticket is resold after we have sold our own tickets. A cancellation charge of £1.00 per ticket is made. Refunds must be collected within 14 days of the trip.
PLEASE NOTE THAT NO MONEY CAN BE REFUNDED IF YOU DO NOT SHOW UP ON THE DAY OF THE TRIP OR ARE LATE AND MISS THE COACH.
THE SOCIETY AND STAFF CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE, LOSS, OR INJURY SUSTAINED BY PARTICIPANTS ON INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY TRIPS.
You might find it helpful to browse our website or call us on 0161 275 4959.
|Children aged 5-16||£ 23.00|
|Children aged 2-4||£ 12.00|