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Beatrix Potter's Tour from Oxenholme Including Lake Cruise

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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. 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.Important: If you want to go inside Beatrix’s house you must contact Mountain Goat Tours directly to book. It is an additional £11.80 per adult and £5.90 per child. This must be booked with Mountain Goat at least 24 hours before the tour departs.

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Pass By: Oxenholme Station - Car Park, Oxenholme Rd, Oxenholme, Kendal LA9 7HG, UK

Join your tour at Oxenholme train station.

Stop At: Tarn Hows, Lake District National Park, Coniston LA21 8AQ England

Stop and admire the views at the beautiful Tarn Hows, take some photographs and enjoy the stunning scenery of the Lake District

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Hawkshead Grammar School, Hawkshead, Ambleside England

Visit the quaint little village of Hawkshead, explore the shops and visit the grammar school of William Wordsworth if you wish.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Wray Castle, Low Wray, Ambleside LA22 0JA England

If there is time enjoy a short stop at Wray Castle on the shore of Lake Windermere to enjoy the grounds.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Oxenholme Station - Car Park, Oxenholme Rd, Oxenholme, Kendal LA9 7HG, UK

Return to Oxenholme to continue to your next destination.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be 5 years or older
  • There will be places in Hawkshead to buy food or drink but we recommend you have Lunch before the tour.
  • There are toilet stops on route
  • Minimal walking is involved
  • Our vehicles are not currently wheelchair accessible
  • Luggage storage is available at the Windermere Information departure location
  • Seats cannot be reserved
  • Each passenger must have their own seat
  • Hill Top House is closed every Friday, however the gardens and the shop are open
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Please note Hill Top is an additional £11.80 per adult and £5.90 per child. This must be booked with Mountain Goat at least 24 hours before the tour departs.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • Transport in a small mini-coach
  • On-board commentary in English
  • Windermere Lake Cruise

  • Food & drink
  • Additional Entrance fees
  • Drivers gratuity (Optional)
  • Entry/Admission - Hawkshead Grammar School
  • Entry/Admission - Wray Castle

Departure Point
Virgin Trains, Oxenholme, Kendal LA9, UK

Departure Time
11:05 AM

4 hours 30 minutes

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

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The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the The Mountain Goat 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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