Sightseeing Tours the way they should be. Fully narrated and escorted by driver guides who love their jobs almost as much as you will love your day with them.Navigating exciting hidden roads and routes into the superb landscape, we will show you sights that most tourists will never get to see.Fun and laughter all the way, all day.
King Edward built a castle in Conwy, King Arthur slayed a giant in Snowdonia, and the Romans laid the foundations for the town of Chester: this part of the world is packed full of myths and marvels.And on this tour, your guide takes you on a journey through the best of the must-see sights.You explore Conwy where a castle watches over a bustling harbour town. You visit Betws-Y-Coed, a quaint village nestling amongst the stunning mountains of Snowdonia. And you explore Chester, a town that’s blessed with one of the most brilliant cathedrals in all of England.It’s a day tour that’s perfect for anyone who enjoys a mixture of castles, beautiful landscapes, and curious towns.
Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Lake District National Park with ease on a day trip that lets you skip the hassle of car hire. Rather than keeping your eyes on the road, you’ll be free to admire some of Britain’s best-loved landscapes as you’re transported between sights in climate-controlled comfort.
Sightseeing Tours the way they should be. Fully narrated and escorted by driver guides who love their jobs almost as much as you will love your day with them.Our Lake District tour will take you to places not normally visited by the casual tourist, showing you the true essence of why this part of the country is so spectacular..Fun and laughter all the way, all day.
This region encapsulates everything everybody loves about England.There are rolling hills so green that you wonder whether there’s something unusual in the soil, there are rural towns with more quaint cottages than you can count, and caves with tales of kings, queens, and treachery.On this tour, you explore the most fascinating spots in the area of Derbyshire.You see the gently towering hillocks of the Peak District, experience the traditional streets and treats of Bakewell village, and journey into the natural wonder of Poole’s Cavern.Join this tour and experience England in miniature.
This tour is a fantastic way to see the Lake District from Manchester. Our fully organised Rail & Road tours are perfect for visitors who are short on time to visit the Lake Dist, see it's landscapes and learn about it's history and heritage from our local, knowledgeable driver guides. Your journey will begin at Manchester Piccadilly where you will board the train bound for Oxenholme at 09:26. Your return train will leave Oxenholme at 18:14 returning you to Manchester for 19:27.
Visit castles and national parks, and discover some of Wales’ top scenery, on this seamless, 3-day tour from Manchester. On the first morning, hop aboard your top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach and head across the border into Wales—explore Conwy Castle, Snowdonia National Park, and more. On the second day, visit Brecon Beacons National Park, charming coastal villages, and elegant castles; and on the third day, stop at Harlech Castle before crossing the border and exploring Chester and its cathedral. B&b (or hotel) accommodation, transit, and guided tours are included.
The Lake District is where people go to rejuvenate their senses.The soaring mountains refresh your mind, the lakes calm your worries, and the quaint houses and little lanes make you yearn for a long-forgotten age.So on this tour, we take you on a day trip through the best locations of England’s most famous National Park.You learn the tales from Windermere, the largest lake in England; you admire Wordworth’s cosy Dove Cottage; and you marvel at the medieval architecture of the ancient town of Lancaster.Join this tour, enjoy the scenery, and let nature help you unwind.
Explore the best of the Lake District on this 3-day experience from Manchester, including hotel or guesthouse accommodation and return transfers from Manchester. Enjoy our Lake District from Manchester Tour including highlights such as a lake cruise and visiting Tarn Hows & Hawkshead. You'll also join our High Adventure Tour which travels over two of the highest mountain passes in England, Wrynose & Hardknott, travel on a heritage ride and visit Muncaster Castle gardens. Finally you'll also experience our morning 1/2 day tour, including Six Lakes in a morning before traveling back to Manchester that afternoon.
Explore two UNESCO World Heritage sites and the Lake District National Park on this 4-day experience from Manchester, including hotel or guesthouse accommodation and return transfers from Manchester. Enjoy our Lake District from Manchester Tour including highlights such as a lake cruise and visiting Tarn Hows & Hawkshead. You'll also join our High Adventure Tour which travels over two of the highest mountain passes in England, Wrynose & Hardknott, travel on a heritage ride and visit Muncaster Castle gardens. As well as our Full Day Roman Britain & Hadrian's Wall Tour including the Roman Army Museum & Vindolanda. Finally you'll also experience our morning 1/2 day tour, including Six Lakes in a morning before traveling back to Manchester that afternoon.
Experience the highlights of northern England’s Peak District and Yorkshire Dales minus any transport or accommodation hassles on this small-group 3-day tour from Manchester. Free from any worries about driving, trains, or buses, simply relax and admire the scenery as you head for Chatsworth House, York, Fountains Abbey, Goathland, and other must-sees. Two nights’ bed-and-breakfast or 3-star hotel accommodation, plus central Manchester or Manchester airport pickup and drop-off are included.
Exploring the Yorkshire Dales National Park in a day from Manchester means hiring a self-drive car. Save the hassle and cost, and let someone else do the driving so you can concentrate on the scenery on this full-day tour. Visit the spectacular triple-flight Aysgarth Falls, and pass through landscapes of stone-walled emerald pastures punctuated with railway viaducts and quaint villages, all with a driver-guide to put the sights into context.
The Lake District is one of the most culturally and naturally rich parts of the UK. On this convenient 3-day tour from Manchester see the tallest mountains in England as well as the deepest lake. Travel by comfortable train and in a top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach. Over three full days you can enjoy walking, shopping, driving through the countryside, exploring cute villages, and more. Poetry lovers will also have fun visiting Wordsworth's Dove Cottage.
Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Lake District on this 2-day experience from Manchester, including hotel or guesthouse accommodation. Travel by train from Manchester to Oxenholme (please note this is unaccompanied), where you will be met by one of our friendly driver guides and taken on our Beatrix Potters Favourite Countryside Tour.Enjoy the afternoon exploring the Southern Lake District National Park including the medieval village of Hawkshead, the natural beauty spot of Tarn Hows & Coniston.On day two join our Ten Lakes Spectacular Tour which visits Buttermere, Borrowdale Valley including Ashness Bridge & Suprise View, the market town of Keswick, 4000 year old Castlerigg Stone Circle and the famous village of Grasmere.One night accommodation and return 2nd-class train tickets from Manchester.Two tours of the Lake District in a luxury Mercedes mini-coach
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.
Enjoy a comfortable journey by train to Oxenholme on the edge of the Lake District. Traveling by train is much more pleasant than doing this part of the journey by bus! You then meet our guide and step aboard our minivan for the tour. This tour takes you to: • Drive through the beautiful Yorkshire countryside • Visit the Bronte Parsonage Museum & Graveyard • Guided walk around Haworth, unchanged since the Brontes lived there • Visit romantic gothic ruins of Wycoller Hall, “Ferndean Manor” of Jane Eyre
This tour takes you to: • Lake Windermere • Kirkstone Inn • Kirkstone Pass • Brothers Water • Patterdale • Glenridding • Ullswater • Lake Cruise on Ullswater. • Castlerigg stone circle • Lakeside at Keswick • Surprise View • Ashness Bridge • Honister Mine • Honister Pass • Buttermere • Crummock Water • Moss Force waterfall • Thirlmere • Dunmail Raise • Grasmere • Rydal Water
This private tour gives you an incredible day in the Lake District National Park, from Manchester. It’s an ideal way to see amazing landscape associated with this stunning National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit beauty spots such as Tarn Hows, enjoy lunch in a quaint medieval town and visit Coniston famed for Donald Campbell's Bluebird. This private tour is the perfect way to experience and explore everything the Lake District has to offer. Travel from Manchester with your own personal driver guide in comfort and style. Mountain Goat's drivers are all incredibly knowledgeable about our beautiful national park and will be on hand to answer any questions and help you get the most out of your trip. As it is a private trip customers can also request additions and changes to the itinerary and we'll do our best to include them.
Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Lake District on this 3-day, 2 night experience from Manchester, including hotel or guesthouse accommodation. Travel by train from Manchester to Oxenholme (please note this is unaccompanied), where you will be met by one of our friendly driver guides.Enjoy the afternoon exploring the Southern Lake District including the medieval village of Hawkshead, Tarn Hows & Coniston.Explore the Western Lake District on our High Adventure Tour including Wrynose & Hardknott Passes and Muncaster Castle. On day three join our Ten Lakes Spectacular Tour which visits Buttermere, Borrowdale Valley including Ashness Bridge & Suprise View, the market town of Keswick, 4000 year old Castlerigg Stone Circle and Grasmere. After the tour you will be dropped off at Oxenholme Station for your return train to Manchester. Two nights accommodation and return 2nd-class train tickets from Manchester.Three tours of the Lake District in a luxury Mercedes mini-coach
You get to see:• Hawkshead Grammar School where Wordsworth went to school and carved his name on his desk (only on a friday) • Grasmere Gingerbread Shop where the Victorian cook Sarah Nelson invented Grasmere Gingerbread in 1854 • St Oswald's Church where the Wordsworth family worshiped and whose interior William was so fond of • Wordsworth Family Graves nestled beneath the yew tree that Wordsworth planted himself • Dove Cottage the first family home of Wordsworth and where he wrote some of his best poetry • The Wordsworth House where William Wordsworth was born (not on fridays) • Rydal Mount & Garden was Wordsworth's best loved family home for the greater part of his life from 1813 to his death in 1850 at the age of 80
You get to see:• Wray Castle where Beatrix spent her 16th birthday and first discovered the Lake District where she was to later make her home. • Hill Top, the house which Beatrix bought from the money she made from the publication of Peter Rabbit. • Esthwaite Water where Beatrix fished from her boat. • Hawkshead village • Beatrix Potter Gallery to see the original illustrations by Beatrix, including the famous copy she made of the Peter Rabbit letter. • Tarn Hows bought by Beatrix and regarded as one of the most beautiful places in the Lake District. • Yewdale Valley where Beatrix owned farms and land including Yew Tree Farm used in the film Miss Potter. • Armitt Library & Museum to see Beatrix's stunningly detailed mycology illustrations and other artefacts