“Literary Lakes Tour”

This item appears on page 80 of the November 2008 issue.

10 days/9 nights in ENGLAND’S Lake District. Highlights: Beatrix Potter’s home and haunts/John Ruskin’s home in Brantwood/ride “Lal Ratty” railway between Eskdale and Ravenglass/Wordsworth’s three homes/cruise Windermere Lake/explore Derwent, Buttermere and Crummock Waters/ excavations at Hadrian’s Wall/4,000-year-old Castlerigg Stone Circle. Land price, $4,200 for one person or $3,500 each for a group of six or more. Simply Nice Tours (Carlisle, PA; 717/243-5112, www.simplynicetours.com).