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Ten Lakes Tour of the Lake District from Windermere

Experience some of the highlights of the Lake District National Park on this full-day Ten Lakes Spectacular small-group tour from Windermere. Traveling by air-conditioned minivan with an expert guide, explore the beauty spots and villages of central Lakeland as you learn about its history. Ascend high mountain passes, visit a waterfall, take a sightseeing cruise, and see ten of the most beautiful lakes, including Buttermere and Thirlmere. Discover Borrowdale and quaint villages such as Grasmere; visit Castlerigg Stone Circle; and enjoy free time for lunch in the market town of Keswick.
  • Duration: 7 hours 45 minutes
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  • Duration: 7 hours 45 minutes
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The High Adventure: High Mountain Passes Spectacular from Windermere

Witness the grandeur of the Lake District’s central mountains and western fells on this full-day small-group High Mountain Passes tour from Lake Windermere. Travelling in a Mercedes Sprinter minivan, follow a route first traced by the Romans over the Wrynose and Hardknott Passes, two of Britain’s steepest. Ascend the breathtaking Lakeland fells without having to go hiking; visit Roman Hardknott Fort, and ride the heritage Ravenglass and Eskdale railway. After a lunch break, admire spectacular views of Wastwater before returning to Windermere via Coniston Water.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
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3 Day Lake District Tour including Lake Cruise

Succumb to the beauty of England’s Lake District National Park on this 3-day experience including accommodation, free time and a full-day tour. Spend two nights at the 4-star Lindeth Howe hotel — a house once owned by Beatrix Potter — and enjoy time to absorb the Lake Windermere views and perhaps explore nearby Bowness-on-Windermere. Plus, enjoy a guided day trip around the region’s highlights. Traveling by comfortable minivan, see ten lakes including Buttermere and Grasmere, cross high passes, visit Keswick and more. Round-trip hotel transfers and daily breakfast and dinner are included on this small-group experience limited to 16 people.
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Duration: 3 days
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Beatrix Potter's Lakeland Tour from Windermere Including Lake Cruise

Visit the Beatrix Potter house and some of the Lake District’s prettiest locations on an afternoon tour from Windermere. After a scenic Lake Windermere cruise, travel through idyllic countryside to Hill Top, the Beatrix Potter home where the beloved children’s author lived during the early 1900s. See the garden and rooms left as she would have known them and learn about her life here. Finish with a visit to the quaint village of Hawkshead, where poet William Wordsworth attended school; and Tarn Hows, one of Lakeland’s most gorgeous spots.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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Morning Half Day Tour of Beatrix Potter Country and Places

Discover another side of the beautiful Lake District, and follow in the footsteps of Beatrix Potter, on this immersive, half-day tour. Meet your guide at your local accommodation, and venture first to Wray Castle, a former vacation home where Potter spent time as a teenager. Continue to her home at Hill Top, see the villages she used to frequent, and learn more about her life and works. As you go, you’ll also get to admire the Lake District’s wealth of scenery.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Full Day Lake Explorer Tour from Windermere

Step off the beaten track and discover the majesty of rural England’s Lake District region on this full-day lake explorer tour from Windermere. Travel deep into the countryside with your guide and enjoy panoramic views over the Lake District’s mountaintops, waterfalls and lakes. Head away from the crowds on a beautiful lakeside drive through Buttermere and Crummock Water. Take in breathtaking views over Grasmere and enjoy an optional cruise onto magnificent Lake Windermere. During your tour. visit local tea rooms to sample delicacies such as gingerbread, scones and cakes.
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • Duration: 1 day
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3 Day Lake District Tour including Central & Western Lakes

Explore the Cumbria region by auto, train, and boat on this 3-day, 2-night tour. Travel through scenic villages and over mountain passes, admiring the picturesque views and scenery. Take a ride on a narrow gauge railway and enjoy a lake cruise. Two nights accommodation in either a bed and breakfast or hotel are included.
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Duration: 3 days
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Beatrix Potter Country and Places - Afternoon Half Day Tour

Without a rental car, rounding up the Lake District spots beloved by Beatrix Potter in a half-day is near-impossible. Ideal for time-crunched visitors, this small-group tour from Windermere, Bowness, and Ambleside visits many such places in a few hours. Explore Beatrix’s Hill Top home, see Esthwaite Lake where she fished, visit Hawkshead, and learn detail about her life and characters via the onboard commentary that you might never otherwise hear.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Morning Half Day Tour of places important to William Wordsworth

This tour takes you to:• Grasmere Village where William Wordsworth lived.• Church Stile the former inn where William Wordsworth, his brother John and fellow poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge stayed for several days during their Lake District tour in 1797.• Grasmere Gingerbread Shop where Sarah Nelson invented the world famous "Grasmere Gingerbread" in 1854.• The Wordsworth family graves.• St Oswald's Church where the Wordsworth family worshipped.• Dove Cottage where William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy lived from 1799 to 1808.• Views of Grasmere, the beautiful lake the Wordsworths knew so well.• Rydal Mount William Wordsworth's best loved family home from 1813 to his death in 1850.• Rydal Hall Gardens where Wordsworth admired the waterfall from the "grot" viewing house.• Rydal Church built on the site chosen by William Wordsworth which also inspired two of his poems.• Dora's Field bought by William Wordsworth in 1826.• Views of Rydal Water, one of the smaller lakes.
  • Duration: 3 hours 40 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 40 minutes
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The Romans and Hadrian's Wall Day Tour from Windermere

Spend a day at Hadrian’s Wall, a site that was once the northern frontier of the Roman Empire. With a guide, you’ll travel north from Windermere, through the Lake District towards the region known as the Debateable Lands. After a stop at Lanercost Priory, you’ll spend most of your day at Hadrian’s Wall, discovering the ruins and beauty spots that abound. A stop at the Roman Army Museum and a visit to the Vindolanda fort is also included.
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
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The many lives of Beatrix Potter Full Day All-Inclusive tour

On this in-depth, full-day tour, you’ll follow in the footsteps of Beatrix Potter. Go behind the scenes to get a comprehensive overview of the acclaimed writer, illustrator, and scientist, best known for her “Peter the Rabbit” series. Tours include stops where the author lived and worked, plus admission tickets to the Beatrix Potter Gallery and Armitt Museum.
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
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The Yorkshire Dales Tour from Windermere

Discover the dramatic limestone valleys and emerald countryside of the Yorkshire Dales National Park on an 8-hour tour from Windermere. Travel with ease from the Lake District and visit the quaint towns of Hardraw and Wensleydale, famed for its cheese, and Bolton Castle, in which Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned. See, too, Aysgarth Falls and the lovely English village of Dent.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Ten Lakes Spectacular Tour of the Lake District from Keswick

Loved for its beguiling lakes and mist-shrouded fells, the English Lake District attracts fans from around the world. Yet knowing where to go and how to travel around the rugged region can be tricky for first-time visitors. This day trip from Keswick works to an itinerary that combines all the Lake District highlights with convenient transport through the day. You’ll cruise on Ullswater, visit the centuries-old Castlerigg Stone Circle, and discover the beauty of Borrowdale Valley, Buttermere, Grasmere, and more.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Coniston and The Langdale Valley - Morning Half Day Tour

Spend a half day exploring the scenic surroundings of the Lake District while a guide provides commentary throughout the tour. Visit highlights such as Tarn Hows, Coniston Water, and Coniston village; then head over to Great Langdale and Little Langdale to admire these valleys. You’ll get a more informed glimpse with a sightseeing tour than going solo, and relax with the ease of transport between destinations.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
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4-Day Lake District Tour including Lake Cruise and Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

Immerse yourself in the stunning Lake District on this 4-day tour including accommodation and two day trips. Stay three nights at the 4-star Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere, and on arrival, enjoy free time to explore Bowness and Lake Windermere independently. On Day 2, enjoy a full-day tour to ten of Lakeland’s most beautiful lakes, including Grasmere and Buttermere. Then, on Day 3, experience the mountain passes and Ravenglass and Eskdale railway of western Lakeland. Daily breakfasts and dinners, plus hotel transfers are also included in your tour.
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Duration: 4 days
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Private Tour: Winter Lake District Day Trip from Windermere

Rolling hills, peaceful lakes and sleepy villages await you on this private, full-day of the Lake District from Windermere. Traveling in a private vehicle driven by a professional driver-guide, you’ll journey through the beautiful English countryside in search of the region’s prettiest lakes. See Windermere, Buttermere Valley and Ullswater Lake; travel along some of the country’s highest mountain passes; and visit either Grasmere village or the market town of Keswick.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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8 Lakes and Magnificent Scenery - Afternoon Half Day Tour

Enjoy a seamless introduction to the Lake District and discover its scenic highlights on this half-day driving tour. Over the course of your tour, see numerous lakes (including Lake Windermere—the largest in the area); visit the Neolithic Castlerigg Stone Circle; discover the photogenic Ashness Bridge; chart the Kirkstone Pass; and much more. As you go, learn all about the region and its history from your guide’s commentary.
  • Duration: 4 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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William Wordsworth and Grasmere, Afternoon Half Day Tour

During this 3-hour tour, admirers of the poet William Wordsworth will have the pleasure of visiting some of the Lake District sites where he lived. With the benefit of a guide’s specialized knowledge you'll gain insight about the environment that influenced Wordsworth’s poetry. Explore the villages of Grasmere and Rydal, with admission to Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum included for your convenience. 
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Ultimate Full Day Tour visiting 10 Lakes, 4 passes and magnificent scenery

Discover multiple lakes, mountain passes, villages, and scenic viewpoints with a full-day itinerary that takes you around the Lakes District. Among the gems you’ll visit Lake Windermere, Brothers Water, Grasmere, and Rydal Water, and enjoy a 1-hour cruise on Ullswater. Throughout the tour a guide provides information on each destination, with a separate driver to maximize safety during transport.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
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The Brontes, Wuthering Heights and Jane Eyre

See the worlds of ‘Wuthering Heights’ and ‘Jane Eyer’ brought to life on a 8.5-hour small-group tour around Yorkshire. Departing from Windermere, all-inclusive transportation makes it possible to visit numerous locations, which would otherwise be difficult to reach on your own in one day. Explore the hometown of the Bronte sisters and the sights that inspired their iconic novels, including moorland landscapes and their childhood school.
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
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Lakeland Poets: Wordsworth and his circle at Dove Cottage, Grasmere and Rydal Mount - Full Day All-inclusive Tour

Gain insight into the relationship between the English Romantics and their beloved landscape on a Lake poets tour, ideal for literature lovers, history buffs, and nature enthusiasts alike. Discover landmarks including William Wordsworth’s former school, family home, and church, with insights provided by your guide, and benefit from round-trip transfer from a pickup location of your choice for a hassle-free excursion.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Whisky, Vodka, Gin and a Cruise in the Lake District

This tour takes you to:◾Lake Windermere views of the largest lake in the lake district, surrounded by panoramic mountain scenery.◾Kirkstone Pass the Lake District's highest pass that is open to motor traffic.◾Brothers Water in the Hartsop Valley .◾Patterdale the village where walkers begin their ascent via the Striding Edge path up to Helvellyn, the third highest peak in the Lake District.◾Glenridding close to the old Greenside Lead Mine.◾Ullswater with spectacular views of the second largest lake in the Lake District.◾Lake Cruise on Ullswater.◾The Lakes Distillery for a tour of the distillery followed by a tasting session.◾Thirlmerethe man-made vast reservoir.◾Dunmail Raise the low-level mountain pass and legendary burial place of King Dunmail.◾Grasmere one of the smaller lakes of the English Lake District. ◾Rydal Water tranquil and serene with beautiful reflections of Loughrigg fell.
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
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Private Tour - Yorkshire Dales Tour

Our Private Yorkshire Dales Tour is the perfect opportunity for small groups of friends or family to enjoy their very own Private Tour. Our luxury, spacious 6 seater minibuses will allow you to travel the Yorkshire Dales in style.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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5 Day UNESCO & National Parks Tour including Lakes, Yorkshire & Hadrian's Wall

Explore the rugged Lake District, Yorkshire Dales & Hadrian's Wall on this 5-day UNESCO & National Parks Tour from Windermere, including hotel or guesthouse accommodation and three full-day tours. Enjoy the Yorkshire Dales Tour including visit Wensleydale Creamery, a Ten Lakes Spectacular trip with a lake cruise and visits to pretty Buttermere, Grasmere and Keswick; plus a Roman Britain & Hadrian's Wall Tour, visiting the Roman Army Museum & Vindolanda. As well as breakfasts, your tour includes visting 2 National Parks & 2 UNSECO World Heritage sites, plus round-trip hotel transfers in Windermere and Bowness.
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Duration: 5 days
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