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Forests & Wildlife - Full Day - Up to 8 People

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A fully immersive tour which will capture the imagination of both young and old alike. Witness the sights and sounds of the many different species of animals and birds native to the Lake District, but also see some from much further afield. Trek though England’s only mountain forest being at one with nature.

Fantastic for the lover of the great outdoors and a truly great day for all the family!

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

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: Dodd Wood, Cockermouth CA13, UK

Dodd Wood is a fantastic place to capture some of the most stunning views of the northern Lake District. The network of walking trails will take you deep into the woodland where you can walk to the top of Dodd Summit for views across the fells. From April to September see the magnificent Bassenthwaite ospreys from specially designed viewpoints. The Lake District Osprey Project provides protection for the birds and interpretation for visitors. The return of ospreys to Bassenthwaite Lake in 2001 was the culmination of several years’ hard work to encourage them
to breed.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mirehouse & Gardens, Mirehouse A591, Keswick CA12 4QE England

Until the middle of the last century Mirehouse was lived in by one large household. Now the house and surrounding buildings have been adapted for several households, therefore remaining home to a substantial number of people. The Earl of Derby built the present house in 1666 and only sold it once, parting with it in 1688 to Roger Gregg. Since then it has passed through inheritance only. This beautiful family run historic house benefits from gardens, lakeshore and woodland playgrounds, and is open for visitors to enjoy whatever the weather. Besides an interesting collection of furniture and portraits within the house, there is a very unusual display of manuscripts. These include James Spedding's collection of Francis Bacon's works as well as letters from Wordsworth, Tennyson, Southey, Thomas Carlyle and John Constable (all friends of the family). The present owner's father arrived there in 1961 and found the house in poor condition. Since then many repairs have been made to both contents and structure, including tackling two severe outbreaks of dry rot. In 1981 the decision was made to open the ground floor of the house to the public.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Lake District Wildlife Park, Coalbeck Farm, Bassenthwaite, Keswick CA12 4RD England

With the backdrop of Skiddaw, journey on foot around the 24 acres of parkland visiting over 100 species of wild and domestic animals cared for in this beautiful setting by their qualified and highly motivated keepers. A range of engaging presentations take place daily bringing you closer to many of the park’s favourites. Conservation and development projects of farmland and woodland on the 350 acre Armathwaite Hall Estate, where the park resides, are underway constantly. The estate comprises of over 200 Hectares of farmland, open parkland, ancient woodland, lake shore and riverbank, and is managed to enhance biodiversity using low input farming and forestry practices to create a mosaic of habitats.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Whinlatter Forest Park, Braithwaite, Keswick CA12 5TW England

Home to stunning views, fantastic walks, exhilarating mountain biking, rare wildlife and adventure play. Set within the Lake Districts World Heritage Site, Whinlatter has unrivalled views across Bassenthwaite Lake, Derwentwater and Keswick. It is also home to the longest purpose built mountain bike trails in the area. The Lakes are a dramatic and unique landscape which has been formed through man’s activities, such as forestry and land management. This landscape has inspired many of the world’s greatest artists, writers and thinkers.

Duration: 1 hour

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Service animals allowed
  • 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
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Parking Fees
  • Private transportation


Exclusions
  • Attraction Entry Fees and Food & Drink
  • Entry/Admission - Mirehouse & Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - The Lake District Wildlife Park


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.

Need To Know

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.