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Private Tour of the Lake District from Windermere

Private Tour of the Lake District from Windermere - Windermere, United Kingdom

Duration: Flexible
Location: Windermere, United Kingdom

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$205.24

Spending the morning on the infamous Hardknott and Wrynose passes, and even more remote parts of the Lake District, with time to take in Britain's favorite view at Wastwater, the deepest lake in England. Do some sightseeing and head east to view the magnificent scenery around Ulswater, including the Aira Force Waterfalls with this guided outing.

This private tour starts in the morning with a pickup from your hotel in Windermere and heads to the dramatic Langdales and onto the infamous Wrynose and Hardknott passes ... More info ›

Spending the morning on the infamous Hardknott and Wrynose passes, and even more remote parts of the Lake District, with time to take in Britain's favorite view at Wastwater, the deepest lake in England. Do some sightseeing and head east to view the magnificent scenery around Ulswater, including the Aira Force Waterfalls with this guided outing.

This private tour starts in the morning with a pickup from your hotel in Windermere and heads to the dramatic Langdales and onto the infamous Wrynose and Hardknott passes. After ascending over the passes you continue on to Wastwater, the deepest lake in England, and voted Britain's favorite view.

The next stop is for lunch at the Fox and Hounds at Ennerdale Bridge, a community owned pub (at own expense). After lunch you will continue on through Buttermere and ascend Honister Pass passing by the famous Honister Slate Mine through Borrowdale and onto Keswick.

On the return to Windermere, visit the 4,000 year old Castlerigg Stone Circle and the Aira Force Waterfalls, then drive alongside Ullswater, the most beautiful lake in England, before ending the tour back in Windermere after approximately 7 hours.

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Beatrix Potter's Lakeland Tour from Windermere Including Lake Cruise

Beatrix Potter's Lakeland Tour from Windermere Including Lake Cruise - Windermere, United Kingdom
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Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Location: Windermere, United Kingdom

From USD
$62.11

Discover the locations that inspired Beatrix Potter on a 4.5-hour Lake District afternoon tour. Embark on a cruise across the majestic Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake ... More info ›

Discover the locations that inspired Beatrix Potter on a 4.5-hour Lake District afternoon tour. Embark on a cruise across the majestic Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake. Visit Hill Top farm, Beatrix Potter’s former home, and see the landscapes that inspired some of her books. Continue on to the charming medieval village of Hawkshead, where poet William Wordsworth attended school, and then to Tarn Hows, a scenic beauty spot with lake and woodland views. Learn more about the much-loved children’s author from your knowledgeable guide.

Surround yourself with the scenery that inspired Beatrix Potter's enchanting tales during a half-day tour in the Lake District National Park. This tour gives you the chance to visit the author's home, and explore the medieval Hawkshead and scenic Tarn Hows.

The tour starts as we make our way to Hill Top, the 17th-century home that Beatrix Potter used as an artistic retreat. Stroll through the colourful garden, home to various flowers, vegetables and herbs.  A tour of the old 17th-century farmhouse is included, then you can browse the goods in the shop or if you wish The House and Gardens remain as it was when Beatrix Potter herself lived there.

Your next destination is the nearby medieval township of Hawkshead, which was originally owned by the monks of Furness Abbey until the 12th century. Spend time exploring the ancient charms of the village, including the 14th-century Hawkshead Parish Church and the grammar school where poet William Wordsworth was educated

Later, head to Tarn Hows, a picturesque area of the Lake District National Park that was once owned by Beatrix Potter. Learn about the challenges the author faced in purchasing it in an attempt to preserve it from development, and how it became part of England's National Trust. 

The afternoon concludes with a cruise down England’s largest lake, Windermere, offering unrivalled views towards the mountains.

Please note: Hill Top house is not open on Fridays outside of June, July & August.

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The High Adventure: High Mountain Passes Spectacular from Windermere

The High Adventure: High Mountain Passes Spectacular from Windermere - Windermere, United Kingdom
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Duration: 8 hours
Location: Windermere, United Kingdom

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$59.41

Discover the spectacular mountain landscapes of the Lake District without having to go hiking!  Enjoy this minibus tour of the national park’s high mountain passes. Absorb incredible views from the Wrynose and Hardknott Mountain Passes, and the superb panoramas from Wastwater, voted Britain’s best view ... More info ›

Discover the spectacular mountain landscapes of the Lake District without having to go hiking!  Enjoy this minibus tour of the national park’s high mountain passes. Absorb incredible views from the Wrynose and Hardknott Mountain Passes, and the superb panoramas from Wastwater, voted Britain’s best view. You will also enjoy a ride through Eskdale on the Ravenglass and Eskdale railway and entry to Muncaster Castle garden and grounds.

Take in the striking mountains and western fells of the Lake District on this guided full-day adventure. Travel steep roads through the Hardknott and Wrynose Passes, and take a ride on the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway before seeing Wastwater Lake and historic Muncaster Castle's gardens.

Depart from Windermere, driving through the majestic Great Langdale Valley toward the mountain passes of Wrynose and Hardknott - 2 of the steepest roads in England. Following the line of an old Roman road (the tenth highway). The journey from Langdale take you to Wastwater, the deepest lake in England overlooked by its highest mountain, Scafell Pike in the background. The area features "Britain's Favourite View," it captures the lake surrounded by the sheer, rugged slopes of the Wastwater Screes.

 Arriving in Eskdale we stop for lunch at a pub with a light lunch menu, before boarding the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway. Affectionately dubbed La’al Ratty, the heritage line takes you through enchanting, ancient woodlands down the valley.


After your charming train ride, continue your tour to Muncaster Castle, here entrance to the grounds and Garden is included. The time here varies dependant on the day but you will have time to explore some of the extensive Gardens and view the Valley of which the Castle overlooks. On the way back to Windermere, pass through the beautiful Yewdale Valley as a picturesque end to your tour.

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Half-Day Windermere and Lake District winter tour

Half-Day Windermere and Lake District winter tour - Windermere, United Kingdom
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Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Location: Windermere, United Kingdom

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$40.51

Experience the very best of the Southern Lake District this Winter in this small group mini-coach tour with a local knowledgeable guide. If you’re short on time in the Lake District then we have got the ideal afternoon scenic tour for you ... More info ›

Experience the very best of the Southern Lake District this Winter in this small group mini-coach tour with a local knowledgeable guide. If you’re short on time in the Lake District then we have got the ideal afternoon scenic tour for you. The tour will cover the beautiful Lake District from the town of Windermere. Take in the picturesque view at Tarn Hows. You will also enjoy the lovely village of Hawkshead. Finishing the tour with a cruise on Lake Windermere. Throughout the tour there will be plenty of time to admire the scenery, as your local guide takes you through one of the most beautiful corners of England.

This tour introduces you to the culture and famous characters of The Lake District. Discover the landscapes and history which has created this UNESCO World Heritage Site you see today. 

On leaving the Lakeland village of Windermere the tour heads to the medieval village of Hawkshead, which dates back to the 14th Century and grew to be an important wool trading market. During free time there is the opportunity to explore the village famously linked to William Wordsworth, who attended Hawkshead Grammar School, and children's author Beatrix Potter who lived nearby. 

The tour heads onwards to the picturesque tarn of Tarn Hows, where you will have chance to admire the view of the tarn, with the Lakeland Fells as the dramatic backdrop. 

On leaving Coniston the tour makes its way through the Yewdale Valley, you may even see a glimpse of Yew Tree Farm which was used in the film Miss Potter as Beatrix Potter's home. 

On arrival back at lake Windermere, you will join a Windermere Lake Cruise from Waterhead to Bowness Bay, where you can sit back and enjoy unobstructed views from the lake towards the Langdales. As the tour draws to an end in Bowness Bay we transfer you back to your start point.

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The Romans and Hadrian's Wall Day Tour from Windermere

The Romans and Hadrian's Wall Day Tour from Windermere - Windermere, United Kingdom

Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
Location: Windermere, United Kingdom

From USD
$66.16

The Hadrian’s Wall tour travels out of the Lake District for the day and up to the Scottish Borders. The main focus of the day is the Wall of which we travel along viewing its remains of turrets, mile castles and forts. During your day you will have time to enjoy the Roman Army Museum, exploring the history of the Romans and learning what it was like to work on the ‘Wall’ ... More info ›

The Hadrian’s Wall tour travels out of the Lake District for the day and up to the Scottish Borders. The main focus of the day is the Wall of which we travel along viewing its remains of turrets, mile castles and forts. During your day you will have time to enjoy the Roman Army Museum, exploring the history of the Romans and learning what it was like to work on the ‘Wall’. A highlight of the tour is Vindolanda, a Roman settlement; one of Europe’s largest excavation sites and is still being worked on today. 

Get a look at the northern reaches of the Roman Empire with a visit to the ancient fortifications and frontier outposts that make up Hadrian's Wall. This tour shows you the iconic UNESCO World Heritage Site as you learn stories and secrets of England's great wall.

Meet your guide on the roads of Windermere for the ride that takes you out of the Lake District and almost to the Scottish border. Follow the route of the 2nd-century wall that ran across the full width of Britain, guarding the Roman holdings in the island's southern half against incursions by the Celtic Britons in the north, as your guide explains how the island's division under Roman rule reverberated throughout its history. 

Along the route, you can see unique sights such as the Lanercost Priory, a 13th-century church built partly with stones from the wall; Steel Rigg and the classic view of Crag Lough.

View the iconic lone tree that stands over the wall at Sycamore Gap. Visit the Roman Army Museum for a look at what life was like for the soldiers of the era, and then see the archaeological site of Vindolanda, an old Roman settlement that stands among the largest active excavations in Europe, before you return to Windermere.

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The Yorkshire Dales Tour from Windermere

The Yorkshire Dales Tour from Windermere - Windermere, United Kingdom
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Duration: 8 hours
Location: Windermere, United Kingdom

From USD
$62.11

Explores the very best of the Yorkshire Dales in one day!

Discover the dramatic limestone valleys and emerald countryside of the Yorkshire Dales National Park tour from Windermere. Travel with ease from the Lake District and visit the quaint villages in Swaledale and Wensleydale (famed for its cheese) and Bolton Castle, in which Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned ... More info ›

Explores the very best of the Yorkshire Dales in one day!

Discover the dramatic limestone valleys and emerald countryside of the Yorkshire Dales National Park tour from Windermere. Travel with ease from the Lake District and visit the quaint villages in Swaledale and Wensleydale (famed for its cheese) and Bolton Castle, in which Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned. See too, Aysgarth Falls and the cobbled streets of Hawes.

Explore the best of the Yorkshire Dales. You drive through quaint village of Sedbergh and head up to see the famous Settle to Carlisle Railway and the spectacular viaduct.

You venture down into Wensleydale and Hardraw before descending into Swaledale through the valley to the small market town of Reeth for lunch.

Your next stop is Bolton Castle in which Mary, Queen of Scots was imprisoned before our journey up the valley to the spectacular Aysgarth Waterfalls, which is famous for scene from Robin Hood Prince of thieves.

From here you make you way to Hawes for a stop before continuing into the lovely village of Dent, famous for the Dent knitters and brewery. You complete our journey back to Windermere via Kirkby Lonsdale.

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