This tour is the perfect way to widen your historic knowledge of the Lake District and how it helped to shape Cumbria. Visit some the most beautiful places in the area, from historic houses to pretty lakes, this tour will give you an insight and understanding that will change the way you see the Lakes, and all in the comfort of your own private vehicle.
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
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Stop At: Kirkstone Mountain Pass, England
Kirkstone Pass is the highest mountain pass in the Lake District. It is at an altitude of 1,489 feet and is open to motor traffic connecting Ambleside in the Rothay Valley to Patterdale in the Ullswater Valley. In places, the gradient is 1 in 4. Probably the Lake District’s most impressive Pass providing picturesque views to Brothers Water on the descent to Patterdale.
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Ullswater Steamers, The Pier House, Glenridding, Penrith CA11 0US, UK
Take a cruise on one of the areas most picturesque lakes, aboard either MY Raven or MY Lady of the Lake both belonging to the largest fleet of heritage vessels in the world.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens, Estate Office, Dalemain, Penrith CA11 0HB, UK
Allow your historic interests to be fulfilled at one of the most beautiful and impressive stately houses in the North West of England. Experience the glorious confusion of winding passages, quaint stairways and unexpected rooms. With its original hand-painted wallpaper, furniture and fittings, you will find many examples of fine furniture and portraits. Very much a family home and still occupied by the same family who have lived there for more than 300 years.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Lowther Castle and Gardens, Lowther, Penrith CA10 2HH England
Dramatic ruins, gardens within gardens, an adventure playground to rival the best in the land. For visitors young and old (and four-legged), Lowther Castle offers plenty to enjoy. Lowther Castle is now one of the most intriguing visitor attractions in the country, full of stories, many of these are told in the exhibition ‘the Story of Lowther’. Exploring, through the ruins, through the gardens and woodland, you will find plenty more to ignite the imagination.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Shap Abbey Off Keld Lane, Shap, Penrith England
Explore the Abbey ruins, founded in the late 12th century and seated in the secluded and beautiful valley of the river Lowther. Once one of 32 religious houses in Britain belonging to the Premonstratensian order of canons. Today the impressive 15th century tower and other remains illustrate daily monastic life of the past.
Duration: 20 minutes
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Infant seats available
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- 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
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Parking Fees
- Private transportation
- Attraction Entry Fees and Food & Drink
- Entry/Admission - Ullswater Steamers
- Entry/Admission - Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens
- Entry/Admission - Lowther Castle and Gardens
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 4 people.
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.
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