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Fells of Derwent - Full Day - Up to 8 People

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Highlights

Visit some of the most stunningly beautiful and photographed places in the Lake District, while making memories that will last a lifetime.

The Lake District is steeped in history which is evident at every turn.

An insight and understanding that will change the way you see the Lakes.

This Tour Includes:

• Private Air Conditioned Vehicle
• Local expert driver / guide
• Parking Fees

This Tour Excludes:

• Food and Drink
• Attraction Entry Fees

About This Deal

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Keswick, Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, England

Situated between the huge bulk of Skiddaw and the gentle beauty of Derwent Water, Keswick has become a major centre for tourism in the northern Lake District. This pretty market town offers a wide range of attractions for visitors, from shops and restaurants to museums with a difference, and boating trips around lake Derwent Water.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ashness Bridge, Keswick England

Perhaps the most photographed pack horse bridge in the Lake District due to its location and stunning views. This extremely popular viewpoint looks out over Derwent Water with spectacular views over Bassenthwaite Lake and the River Derwent. Head to nearby Surprise View where you see how great ice sheets carved out this impressive landscape. You have an uninterrupted view across Derwent Water and onto the Solway and distant shores of Scotland.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Honister Slate Mine, Honister Pass, Keswick CA12 5XN England

Honister Pass forms part of a beautiful circular scenic drive from Keswick that includes Newlands Pass and Buttermere areas that aren’t as dominated by visitors compared with other parts of the Lake District. The slate mine is at the top of the Pass in Borrowdale. Watch slate being riven (or split) using processes that have changed little over the past 300 years. Enjoy a guided tour into the mine detailing the history and spectacular features of mining life. Witness the current workings of how a mixture of modern and traditional methods are still extracting slate which was formed some 400 million years before Tyrannosaurus Rex roamed the land.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Moss Force Waterfall, Buttermere, Cockermouth CA12 5TS England

Moss Force is approximately 100 metres (328 ft) high, standing on Moss Beck which flows off the fell of Robinson. The Beck rises to a height of 540 metres, flowing across a boggy area known as Buttermere Moss before plunging down from a height of 420 metres in three distinct sections to form Moss Force. Moss Force waterfall is situated at Newlands Pass, between Newlands Valley and Buttermere Valley.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Castlerigg Stone Circle, Castle Lane Underskiddaw, Keswick CA12 4RN England

One of the most visually impressive prehistoric monuments in Britain and the most visited stone circle in Cumbria, on the level top of a low hill with views across to Skiddaw, Blencathra and Lonscale Fell. There are 38 stones in a circle approximately 30 metres in diameter. Within the ring is a rectangle of a further 10 standing stones. The tallest stone is 2.3 metres high. It is thought to have been built around 3000 BC (the beginning of the later Neolithic Period) and is one of the earliest stone circles in Britain. Although its origins are unknown it is believed it was used for ceremonial or religious purposes.

Duration: 20 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Parking Fees
  • Private transportation


Exclusions
  • Attraction Entry Fees and Food & Drink
  • Entry/Admission - Honister Slate Mine


Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
You can book collection from your hotel with 48 hours notice, included in this tour is one of our Private Hire vehicles for a maximum of 8 people.



Departure Time
9:30 AM

Duration
8 hours

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Lakeside Travel Services in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.