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  • Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Duration:  13 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Take a rail tour to the beautiful Lake District, and visit Hill Top where Beatrix Potter was inspired to create Peter Rabbit, Tom Kitten and the Flopsie Bunnies.


  • Day trip to the Lake District and World of Beatrix Potter by rail
  • Guided tour of the Lake District, one of England's most scenic regions
  • Traditional English cream tea
  • Visit Hill Top, former home of Beatrix Potter
  • Scenic lake cruise
  • Grasmere, source of inspiration for the English Romantic poets including Wordsworth
  • Round-trip standard class train ticket from London to the Lake District

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What You Can Expect

Lake District Rail Day Trip from London

The Lake District, England

You'll travel by train through the Midlands towns and into the rolling green hills of Cumbria to visit the Word of Beatrix Potter and her former home, Hill Top. Her home remains exactly as she left it, and in each room you'll see details that appear in her books. The cottage garden contains the pleasing mix of flowers, herbs, fruit and vegetables as grown by Beatrix.

Your rail tour includes:

  • Cream tea at Lindeth Howe Hotel, former home of Beatrix Potter
  • Scenic lake cruise
  • Visit to the medieval village of Hawkshead
  • Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter
  • Tam Hows, one of the Lake District's most picturesque beauty spots
  • Tour through the Langdale valleys to Grasmere
  • Villages of Bowness and Oxenholme

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

Beautiful scenery! Guide was great. Definitely recommend

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

wonderful experience
may be better if lunch is organised

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