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2-Day Tour of the Lake District from Manchester

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Highlights

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Lake District on this 2-day experience from Manchester, including hotel or guesthouse accommodation.
Travel by train from Manchester to Oxenholme (please note this is unaccompanied), where you will be met by one of our friendly driver guides and taken on our Beatrix Potters Favourite Countryside Tour.

Enjoy the afternoon exploring the Southern Lake District National Park including the medieval village of Hawkshead, the natural beauty spot of Tarn Hows & Coniston.

On day two join our Ten Lakes Spectacular Tour which visits Buttermere, Borrowdale Valley including Ashness Bridge & Suprise View, the market town of Keswick, 4000 year old Castlerigg Stone Circle and the famous village of Grasmere.

One night accommodation and return 2nd-class train tickets from Manchester.

Two tours of the Lake District in a luxury Mercedes mini-coach

What You'll Get

Itinerary

Day 1: Manchester - Oxenholme - Lake District

Stop At: Manchester Piccadilly Station, Tower Block Piccadilly Station London Road Tower Block Piccadilly Station, Manchester M60 7RA England
Use your e-ticket to board the train at Manchester Piccadilly Railway Station and travel from Manchester to Oxenholme (please note this is unaccompanied).
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Hawkshead, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Lake District, Cumbria, England
You will have time to explore the medieval town of Hawkshead.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: 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.
Duration: 10 minutes

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

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

Day 2: Ten Lakes Spectacular - Manchester

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

Pass By: Ullswater, Ullswater, Lake District, Cumbria, 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: 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.

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

Stop At: Oxenholme, Kendal LA9, UK
Return to Oxenholme Train Station for your train journey back to Manchester Piccadilly Station.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Manchester Piccadilly Station, Tower Block Piccadilly Station London Road Tower Block Piccadilly Station, Manchester M60 7RA England
Arrive back to Manchester Piccadilly Station

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

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
Inclusions
  • 2x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • One night accommodation in a 4-star hotel including dinner or a B&B including breakfast only.
  • Ten Lakes Spectacular Tour
  • Beatrix Potter's Favourite Countryside Tour including a lake cruise
  • Return train tickets from Manchester Piccadilly Station
  • Entry/Admission - Manchester Piccadilly Station


Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance to Hill Top Farm
  • Food and drinks, unless specified


Departure Point
Piccadilly Station, Manchester M1 2BN, UK


Departure Time
9:00 AM

Duration
2 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 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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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.