The United States is a driver’s paradise. Famous for their Wordsworth connections, they offer straightforward lakeside strolls, one of the nicest being the ominous-sounding ‘Coffin Path’ which starts behind Wordsworth’s Dove Cottage, passes his other home, Rydal Mount, and returns by way of the two lakeshores to the Grasmere starting point.
On this walking trip via Croatia’s national parks discover the jagged mountain peaks of Dalmatia, the plunging gorges of Paklenica and admire the spectacular lakes and waterfalls of Plitvice. Hike, cycle and horse-ride around the serene Alpine hills and pathways – the perfect place to get away from it all.
Take a launch across the lake; potter around Keswick’s shops and intriguing pencil museum; or discover the mysterious Castlerigg Stone Circle excessive above the town. After breakfast this morning we will depart the hotel and observe a path that passes the villages lining the coast.
The village offers a improbable vary of native shops including those promoting local crafts and produce. There are a number of services each day and the journey takes round 2 hours (after our visit to the lakes we carried on to the coast at Zadar – about one other 2 hours).
We begin our …