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5 Day Best of the Lake District Experience Tour

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Highlights

Explore the rugged Lake District on this 5-day experience from Windermere, including hotel or guesthouse accommodation and two full-day tours & one half day tour. Enjoy a Ten Lakes Spectacular trip with a lake cruise and visits to pretty Buttermere, Grasmere and Keswick; plus a High Mountain Passes tour over epic Hardknott Pass to see Muncaster Castle and ride the Ravenglass and Eskdale railway. You will also enjoy a half day Beatrix Potter's Favourite Countryside Tour visiting Hawkshead, Tarn Hows and Hill Top Farm. As well as breakfasts, your tour includes a fantastic overview of the Lake District plus round-trip hotel transfers in Windermere and Bowness.

What You'll Get

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Day

Pass By: Windermere Information, Victoria Street, Windermere LA23 1AD England
We will meet you at Windermere railway station and transfer you to your accommodation, where there will be a friendly welcome. After check-in, the rest of the day is free.

Pass by without stopping

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: 4* Hotel including dinner, bed & breakfast OR B&B including breakfast only.

Day 2: Ten Lakes Spectacular

Pass By: Kirkstone Pass, Ambleside England
Travel over a Lake District Mountain Pass

Pass By: Ullswater Lake, England
England's 2nd largest lake.

Stop At: Castlerigg Stone Circle, Castle Lane Underskiddaw, Keswick CA12 4RN England
One of the earliest British circles dating back over 4000 years
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Moot Hall - Keswick Information Centre, Moot Hall Market Square, Keswick CA12 5JR England
Spend an hour for lunch in the market town of Keswick (please note lunch is not included)
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Derwent Water House Keswick on Derwentwater Nbiughl, Keswick CA12 5RF England
Enjoy a 45 minute cruise on either Derwentwater or Ullswater.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Ashness Bridge, Keswick England
Visit the most photographed bridge in the Lake District, Ashness Bridge and continue onto Surprise View, boosting beautiful views over Derwentwater
Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Honister Slate Mine, Honister Pass, Keswick CA12 5XN England
Continue into Borrowdale and over Honister Pass.

Pass By: Buttermere Lake, Buttermere, Cockermouth CA13 9XA England
Enjoy views of Newlands Valley and Buttermere

Stop At: Lake Grasmere, Grasmere England
Stop in Grasmere, famous for Sarah Nelson's Gingerbread & William Wordsworth
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: 4* Hotel including dinner, bed & breakfast OR B&B including breakfast only.

Day 3: High Adventure

Pass By: Blea Tarn, Little Langdale England
Pass by Blea Tarn with the backdrop of the Langdale Pikes behind.

Pass By: Wrynose Pass Road England
Travel over one of the highest Mountain Passes in England

Stop At: Hardknott Roman Fort, Hardknott Pass, Eskdale CA19 1TH England
View the remote and dramatically-sited fort on the side of Hardknott Pass.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Boot Inn, Boot, Eskdale CA19 1TG England
Ride on the narrow gauge railway, Ravenglass & Eskdale railway line.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Wast Water, Wasdale Head England
Visit the deepest lake in England, with stunning views of Scafell Pike
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Muncaster Castle, Ravenglass CA18 1RQ England
Entry to the gardens is included.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: 4* Hotel including dinner, bed & breakfast OR B&B including breakfast only.

Day 4: Beatrix Potters Favourite Countryside

Stop At: Hawkshead Grammar School, Old School House Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT England
You will have time to explore the medieval town of Hawkshead.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0LF England
You will visiting Hill Top Farm which was owned and lived in by Beatrix Potter.
Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Tarn Hows, Lake District National Park, Coniston LA21 8AQ England
Next stop is Tarn Hows, the natural beauty spot which was left to the National Trust to Beatrix Potter in her will.

Pass By: Coniston Water, Coniston England
Visit Coniston, famous for where Arthur Ransome based his childrens’ book ‘Swallows and Amazons’ on locations around Coniston Water.

Stop At: Lake Windermere, Windermere England
Cruise on England's largest lake, Windermere.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: 4* Hotel including dinner, bed & breakfast OR B&B including breakfast only.

Day 5: Departure Day

Pass By: Windermere Information, Victoria Street, Windermere LA23 1AD England
Enjoy the morning at your leisure, advise your return transfer time and we will transfer you back to Windermere railway station for your train.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Maximum tour group size is 16
  • Please advise at time of booking if wheelchair access is required (only fold-up wheelchairs possible)
  • Not recommended for child aged 5 and under
  • Dress code in the hotel restaurant is smart casual
  • The check in time at your hotel on Day 1 is 3pm, please time your arrival for after this time
  • Please ensure you advise your preferred bedding configuration (single, twin/double, triple) in the Special Requirements field at the time of booking
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
Inclusions
  • 5x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 4 nights
  • Hotel/rail station pickup and drop-off
  • Luxury minivan transport
  • Four nights accommodation in a 4-star hotel including dinner or a B&B including breakfast only.
  • Ten Lakes Spectacular tour including a lake cruise
  • High Mountain Tour including a train ride on Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway
  • Beatrix Potter's Favourite Countryside Tour including a lake cruise on Windermere
  • Breakfast
  • Entry/Admission - Derwentwater
  • Entry/Admission - Boot Inn, Boot
  • Entry/Admission - Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Windermere


Exclusions
  • Entrance fee to Muncaster Castle
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entry/Admission - Moot Hall - Keswick Information Centre
  • Entry/Admission - Muncaster Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Hawkshead Grammar School


Departure Point
Windermere Railway Station, Station Precinct, Windermere LA23 1AH, UK


Departure Time
3:00 PM

Duration
5 days

Return Details
Returns to original departure point


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