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Experience the rugged beauty of England’s Lake District on 6.5-hour day trip from Windermere. Aboard a comfortable coach, you’ll wind through the picturesque hills, visit charming English villages and take in the majesty of 10 idyllic lakes including Lake Windermere, Rydal Water, Grasmere, Thirlmere and Derwent Water. Spend a day surrounded by unspoiled nature!
Transport in a small mini-coach
Castlerigg, a 4000 year old Stone Circle with panoramic views.
Grasmere village to taste some delicious ginger bread.
Meet your coach for morning pickup at Windermere Tourist Information Center. Once aboard, sit back and relax as you journey through Lake District National Park. Marvel at the majestic landscape, home of England’s tallest peak and deepest lake. The area’s preserved natural beauty makes it a favorite location for peace-seeking city dwellers and outdoors enthusiasts!
Cruise along the shores of Lake Windermere and stop into the lovely town of Ambleside, where you’ll have time to explore the town’s charming bookshops, gift shops, cafes and pubs. Then continue north to Rydal Water for some magnificent vista shots, and Grasmere Village, where charming limestone cottages tuck into verdant hills.
Next, visit the region’s northern lakes including Thirlmere – Cumbria’s main reservoir – Bassenthwaite Lake and Crummock Water. Wind through the rocky Honister Pass to the quaint Buttermere Village and then on to the Cumbrian capital of Keswick. Here, you’ll have some time to independently explore the bustling town and enjoy a relaxing lunch (own expense).
The final leg of your trip stops at Castlerigg Stone Circle, one of the region’s great prehistoric monuments. Walk through the mysterious site and enjoy stunning views of Skiddaw, Blencathra and Lonscale Fell, then relax as you head back into Windermere, passing Ullswater and Brothers Water en route.
You’ll arrive back at the departure point in the afternoon.
I highly recommend this tour. It was very organised from the start until the end and we visited so many places.
This tour was amazing!
This trip was amazingly awesome. The tour leader was very informative and he was very patient with all of us. He stoped at each point which was nice to take some photographs. Clean Mini Bus and in time.
Tour was very good. Our guide Phil was very nice. Highly recommend Mountain Goat Tours.
This tour was great. Tony our driver was full of knowledge and really informative. We had perfect winter weather crisp and bright and showed off the views perfectly.
Couldn and #39;t recommend this tour more. Our driver was extremely knowledgeable and took us to some additional view points which were incredible. He was extremely accomodating and could tell he loved his job. Best money spent on a tour!!
Peter is an amazing driver and guide. His running commentary was amazing. Highly highly recommend this. My best UK trip so far.
A great tour.
This tour was worth every penny
This was an excellent tour, and a great way to see a lot of the Lake District in one day. There were plenty of photo stops, for an appropriate amount of time, and the guide was very interesting and entertaining to listen to. Definitely recommend this as a way to get a sense of the area.
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