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4.5 star rating: Recommended 29 Reviews

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  • Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Duration:  13 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the Lake District Rail Day Trip from London. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.

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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

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2013

Arranging a meeting point can be confusing. You must be familiar with Euston station and initiative and very specific which ticket counter office they ( Local tour operator) meant. I had to stress to them was it the Euston station ticket office or the Virgin ticket office ?

Luckily it worked out fine and we were only a small group, hopped on the train followed their instructions and we were off to the magical Lake districts. Highly recommended. If I were to do it again, I'd stay at least 2-3 nights.

Great day all round.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
November 2012

A great way to get a taste of the lake district in one day

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2012

Great trip. Saw a lot. Well timed. Enjoyed the comments from the driver. I would definitely take another trip with Viator.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2012

We were confused about the itinerary of the tour, thinking we would see Wordsworth's.

Michelle B
Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2011

This tour is well worthwhile and was thoroughly enjoyable. The two tour companies involved in this trip organised everything very well. Evans and Evans made the train journey very easy and we somehow ended up with first class train tickets and Mountain Goat the tour company who met us when we got off the train were fantastic. We had an awesome guide and the whole day was fantastic. Definitely recommend this tour as the scenary and itinerary are fantastic. Beatrix Potter's house a must for anyone interested in Peter Rabbit.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2011

Tour most enjoyable and the guide very informative
We did think the guide could have a made good use of a microphone.
Thank you

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2011

This was an easy way to see the Lake District for a quick, first glance. We know we want to go back now! The person who met us at the Easton Station and gave us our tickets was very informative, and the guide on the tour (we went in a mini bus because there was overflow ) was very informative on the area and very entertaining. I would give this trip an A.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2011

Tour was very good . the driver cum tour guide was excellent ,

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2010

This is a very long day, but very worthwhile. Very well organised with pick up and return at Lakes District Railway. Train trip from London was efficient and comfortable. A great way to see a beautiful part of England in a day.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
May 2010

Obviously the Lake District is not a place that one can fully appreciate in less than a day, but this trip was a very nice first encounter with that beautiful region. Everything went very smoothly the trains arrived on time, the guide was friendly and competent, and even the weather was pleasant most of the time. It's a pity that there was not enough time to simply explore the surroundings at a slow pace and find better spots for taking pictures, but as I said, there is not much one can do in a few hours. Highly recommended!

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2010

Loved the tour, guide really made the trip, very nice man.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2009

A wonderful day. Everything ran like clockwork. The guide was interesting and knowledgeable. Trains on time. Plenty to see and do. Just wish it had lasted longer. A wonderful 'taster' of the area.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2009

A great day trip from London. Highly recommend upgrading on the train. Food, drink, and newspaper all provided, and also very comfortable. The guide was great!

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