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3-Day Lake District Explorer Small-Group Tour from Manchester

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Highlights

The Lake District is where you see the top ten tallest mountains in England. It’s where you discover the deepest lake in the country. And it’s where you can visit 1,779 listed buildings and 16,510 archeological sites.

For place that’s famous for its poetry and quaint cottages, it certainly boasts some of England’s biggest and most brilliant destinations.

On this trip, you take the train from Manchester and head straight there.

You learn about the poetry of Wordsworth at his Dove Cottage, admire the serene views over Lake Windermere and Derwent Water, and wander through market towns collecting stories and photos as you go.

Join this tour and experience the best of the lake district.

What You'll Get

Itinerary

Day 1: Manchester - Penrith - Lake District

Pass By: Rabbie's, Store Street, Manchester M1 2WD England
You collect your train ticket at the station (Manchester Airport Railway Station or Manchester Piccadilly Railway Station) and travel from Manchester to Penrith.

Stop At: Castlerigg Stone Circle, Castle Lane Underskiddaw, Keswick CA12 4RN England
You then travel towards Keswick, stopping outside the town to visit the mysterious Castlerigg standing stones, thought to have been built over 5,000 years ago and once a lively hub of ancient pagan rituals.

It’s like a miniature Stonehenge. Although you can decide whether it’s more beautiful.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Aira Force, 7ml S of Penrith A592, Penrith CA11 0JY England
A lovely stone bridge crosses the fabulously flowing waterfalls.
Duration: 20 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: You stay in the lively market town of Keswick. (During July/early August this tour may stay in Windermere).

Day 2: Lake Windermere - Hawkshead - Wordsworth Memorial Daffodill Garden

Stop At: Lake Windermere, Windermere England
You can choose to wander the shores or put on your sailing hat and go for a cruise.
Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Ullswater Lake, England
The second largest lake in the English Lake District is famous for its sublime, tranquil beauty.

Stop At: Wordsworth Daffodil Garden, Grasmere England
There’s free time to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the Wordsworth Daffodil Garden by the River Rothy. And there's Sarah Nelson's Gingerbread shop you have to visit to try the best gingerbread in the world.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Hawkshead, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Lake District, Cumbria, England
Your next stop is the picturesque conservation village of Hawkshead, where the poet William Wordsworth attended Grammar School.
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: You stay in the lively market town of Keswick. (During July/early August this tour may stay in Windermere).

Day 3: Whinlatter Pass - Honister Pass - Manchester

Stop At: Honister Slate Mine, Honister Pass, Keswick CA12 5XN England
Simply relax and enjoy the gorgeous views of the monumental mountains.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Derwent Water House Keswick on Derwentwater Nbiughl, Keswick CA12 5RF England
This gorgeous location was used in Star Wars - The Force Awakens. But the lasers and spaceships seem a million miles away from this peaceful area.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • After booking your tour, we'll contact you about your train journey.
  • Collect your ticket from the ticket machines using your bank or credit card and the 'collection reference' number we send you
  • This trip combines a return train journey with one of our tours. It's a fast and sustainable way to get you to where you want to go. You get picked up by a Rabbie's mini-coach from Penrith Train Station
  • Minimum age to participate is 5 years old. We are sorry, children under the age of 5 cannot join our tour.
  • Luggage Allowance: You're restricted to 14kg (31lbs) of luggage per person on our tours. This should be one piece of luggage similar to an airline carry-on bag (approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 17in x 10in) plus a small bag for onboard personal items.
  • Near public transportation
  • Passengers travelling after 1st April 2020 are allowed to carry 20kg of luggage (44lbs); one medium sized suitcase/bag similar to airline standard carry-on luggage (approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 17in x 10in) plus a small bag for onboard personal items.
  • Booking three or more people? We can accommodate up to 8 guests in a group, please add each required room to your basket separately
  • When booking three or more people, efforts will be made to book a combination of suitable rooms (double/twin/family). Preferences should be noted upon booking in the Special Requirements section
  • Family rooms are limited and may be available on request. Maximum of 2 Adults and 1 child in one room. Family rooms for 2 adults and 2 children are not available
  • This tour can also depart from 'Manchester Airport Train Station', please contact our Sales team within 48 hours of your booking to change your departure point. You will then be notified of your train ticket details 3 weeks prior to departure. Please quote your booking reference to help our team respond to your enquiry efficiently.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please note all tours that depart on the 13th, 16th, 20th, 23rd, 27th and 30th July will stay in Bowness-on-Windermere instead of Keswick.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
Inclusions
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • Professional guide/driver
  • Small-group tour (maximum 16 people)
  • 2 nights en-suite accommodation with breakfast
  • Transportation by top of the range 16-seat Mercedes mini coach
  • 2nd class return rail travel from Manchester Airport Railway Station or Piccadilly Railway Station


Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Admission fees
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Windermere
  • Entry/Admission - Wordsworth Daffodil Garden


Departure Point
Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester M60 7RA, UK


Departure Time
11:22 AM

Duration
3 days

Return Details
Returns to original departure point


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 Rabbies Trail Burners 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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The 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.