• Location: Windermere, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 8 hours (approx.)
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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. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Windermere, Bowness, and Ambleside are included.


  • 8-hour tour of the Yorkshire Dales National Park from Windermere
  • Travel with ease between the dispersed highlights of the Yorkshire Dales
  • Visit the quaint and quintessentially English towns of Hardaw, Wensleydale, and Dent
  • See Bolton Castle, where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned, and Aysgarth Falls

What You Can Expect

The Yorkshire Dales Tour from Windermere

The beautiful Swaledale

Await pickup at your hotel in either WIndermere, Bowness, or Ambleside from 9:45am, when you’ll begin the 1.5-hour journey to the Yorkshire Dales National Park by air-conditioned minivan.

Pass through the quaint village of Sedbergh and past the Settle to Carlisle Railway line, home to an impressive viaduct, before making your first stop in Wensleydale, home to the Wensleydale Creamery, responsible for tasty Wensleydale cheese.

Following lunch in the market town of Reeth (own expense), you’ll stop at Bolton Castle, perched on the windswept moors of Wensleydale. The 14th-century stronghold is famed for incarcerating Mary Queen of Scots — a guided tour reveals the landmark’s history in further detail.

See, too, Aysgarth Falls, featured in the Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves movie before dropping into the quintessentially English villages of Hawes and Dent.Your tour concludes with drop-off at your Lake District accommodation around 6pm.

Customer Reviews

margaret k

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2017

Alan the driver was a mine of knowledge and very helpful, good driver and really brought it all too life. Really enjoyed the whole trip.

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