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Castlerigg Stonecircle - Lakes Mountains and Villages Private Tour

Castlerigg Stonecircle - Lakes Mountains and Villages Private Tour

The Lake District serves up glassy lakes, mountains, and historical sites—all fairly widely dispersed. Cover many of its must-sees in a day without self-drive on this private tour. With a driver-guide, you’re free to admire and learn about the sights undistracted by driving or planning. Visit Derwentwater and Grasmere; and explore Castlerigg Stone Circle and more; all topped and tailed with pickup and drop-off at Lakes or north-west hotels.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$374.88
Price varies by group size
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$374.88
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The Beatrix Potter And Peter Rabbit Private Tour

The Beatrix Potter And Peter Rabbit Private Tour

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Follow in the footsteps of beloved British author Beatrix Potter—and see some of the Lake District’s loveliest scenery besides—on this private tour. Following pickup from your Windermere accommodation, you’ll travel in a comfortable vehicle to the village of Sawley, where Potter once lived. Entry to her home, Hill Top, is included; once inside, explore the rooms and gardens that fed Potter’s imagination. Next, stop for lunch (own expense) before continuing to Hawkshead, where you’ll visit the Beatrix Potter Gallery.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$320.08
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$320.08
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William Wordsworth Daffodils Private Tour

William Wordsworth Daffodils Private Tour

Explore the world of poet William Wordsworth on this private Lake District tour. With a guide providing observations on Wordsworth's life and works that you might not hear otherwise, you’ll visit his Cockermouth home, and Grasmere’s Dove Cottage and Wordsworth Museum. Discover how the Lakes shaped the great poet's verse, stroll gardens he tended, and see his original manuscripts; all undistracted by issues such as driving, parking, and buying tickets.
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  • 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$374.88
Price varies by group size
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$374.88
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Ultimate Full Day Tour visiting 10 Lakes, 4 passes and magnificent scenery

Ultimate Full Day Tour visiting 10 Lakes, 4 passes and magnificent scenery

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Discover multiple lakes, mountain passes, villages, and scenic viewpoints with a full-day itinerary that takes you around the Lakes District. Among the gems, visit Lake Windermere, Brothers Water, Grasmere, and Rydal Water, and enjoy a cruise on Ullswater. Throughout the tour a guide provides information on each destination, with a separate driver to maximize safety during transport.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$159.51
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$159.51
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8 Lakes and Magnificent Scenery - Afternoon Half Day Tour

8 Lakes and Magnificent Scenery - Afternoon Half Day Tour

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Enjoy a seamless introduction to the Lake District and discover its scenic highlights on this half-day driving tour. Over the course of your tour, see numerous lakes (including Lake Windermere—the largest in the area); visit the Neolithic Castlerigg Stone Circle; discover the photogenic Ashness Bridge; chart the Kirkstone Pass; and much more. As you go, learn all about the region and its history from your guide’s commentary.
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  • 3 hours to 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.22
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$83.22

Beatrix Potter: Afternoon Half Day All-Inclusive Tour with an Expert Guide

Beatrix Potter: Afternoon Half Day All-Inclusive Tour with an Expert Guide

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Without a rental car, rounding up the Lake District spots beloved by Beatrix Potter in a half-day is near-impossible. Ideal for time-crunched visitors, this small-group tour from Windermere, Bowness, and Ambleside visits many such places in a few hours. Explore Beatrix’s Hill Top home, see Esthwaite Lake where she fished, visit Hawkshead, and learn detail about her life and characters via the onboard commentary that you might never otherwise hear.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$108.19
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$108.19

Beatrix Potter: Morning Half Day All-Inclusive Tour with an Expert Guide

Beatrix Potter: Morning Half Day All-Inclusive Tour with an Expert Guide

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Discover another side of the beautiful Lake District, and follow in the footsteps of Beatrix Potter, on this immersive, half-day tour. Meet your guide at your local accommodation, and venture first to Wray Castle, a former vacation home where Potter spent time as a teenager. Continue to her home at Hill Top, see the villages she used to frequent, and learn more about her life and works. As you go, you’ll also get to admire the Lake District’s wealth of scenery.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$101.25
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$101.25
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Beatrix Potter: Full Day All-Inclusive Tour with an Expert Guide

Beatrix Potter: Full Day All-Inclusive Tour with an Expert Guide

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On this in-depth, full-day tour, you’ll follow in the footsteps of Beatrix Potter. Go behind the scenes to get a comprehensive overview of the acclaimed writer, illustrator, and scientist, best known for her “Peter Rabbit” series. Tours include stops where the author lived and worked, plus admission tickets to the Beatrix Potter Gallery and Armitt Museum.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$166.44
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$166.44

Mountain Goat Full Day Tour: Ten Lakes Tour of the Lake District

Mountain Goat Full Day Tour: Ten Lakes Tour of the Lake District

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Experience some of the highlights of the Lake District National Park on this full-day Ten Lakes Spectacular small-group tour from Windermere. Traveling by air-conditioned minivan with an expert guide, explore the beauty spots and villages of central Lakeland as you learn about its history. Ascend high mountain passes, visit a waterfall and see ten of the most beautiful lakes, including Buttermere and Thirlmere. Discover Borrowdale and quaint villages such as Grasmere; visit Castlerigg Stone Circle; and enjoy free time for lunch in the market town of Keswick.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$52.71
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$52.71
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4-Day Lake District Tour including two Full Day Tours

4-Day Lake District Tour including two Full Day Tours

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Immerse yourself in the stunning Lake District on this 4-day tour including accommodation and two day trips. Stay three nights at the 4-star hotel, and on arrival, enjoy free time to explore Bowness and Lake Windermere independently. On Day 2, enjoy a full-day tour to ten of Lakeland’s most beautiful lakes, including Grasmere and Buttermere. Then, on Day 3, experience the mountain passes and Ravenglass and Eskdale railway of western Lakeland. Daily breakfasts and dinners, plus hotel transfers are also included in your tour.
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  • 4 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$901.56
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$901.56
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3 Day Lake District Tour including Lake Cruise

3 Day Lake District Tour including Lake Cruise

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Succumb to the beauty of England’s Lake District National Park on this 3-day experience including two nights at a 4-star accommodation, free time, and a full-day tour. Enjoy time to absorb the Lake Windermere views, and perhaps explore nearby Bowness-on-Windermere. Plus, go on a guided day trip around the region’s highlights. Traveling by comfortable minivan, see ten lakes including Buttermere and Grasmere, cross high passes, visit Keswick, and more. Round-trip hotel transfers and two days of breakfast are included on this small-group experience limited to 16 people.
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  • 3 days
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$540.93
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$540.93

Private Tour: Roman Britain and Hadrian's Wall in 16 Seater Minibus

Private Tour: Roman Britain and Hadrian's Wall in 16 Seater Minibus

Our Private Roman Britain & Hadrian's Wall Tour is the perfect opportunity for small groups of friends or family to enjoy their very own Private Tour. Our luxury, spacious 16 seater minibuses will allow you to travel the Wall in style. This tour journeys along segments of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Hadrian’s Wall tour travels out of the Lake District for the day and up to the Scottish Borders. The main focus of the day is the ‘Wall’ which we travel along exploring its remains of towers and landmarks. During your day you will have time to enjoy the Roman Army Museum, exploring the history of the Romans and learning what it was like to work on the ‘Wall’. A new addition to the tour is Vindolanda, a Roman settlement, one of Europe's largest excavation sites and is still being worked on today. Please note that some or all of the attractions may not be open. Your driver guide will check on the day and discuss the alternative options open to you.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$624.15
per group
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$624.15
per group
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Private Tour: Yorkshire Dales from Windermere in 16 Seater Minibus

Private Tour: Yorkshire Dales from Windermere in 16 Seater Minibus

Our Private Yorkshire Dales Tour is the perfect opportunity for small groups of friends or family to enjoy their very own Private Tour. Our luxury, spacious 6 seater minibuses will allow you to travel the Yorkshire Dales in style. Explore the best of the Yorkshire Dales. We drive to the quaint village of Sedbergh and head up to see the famous Settle to Carlisle Railway and the spectacular viaduct. We venture down into Wensleydale and Hardraw before descending into Swaledale through the valley to the small market town of Reeth for lunch. Our next stop is Bolton Castle in which Mary, Queen of Scots was imprisoned, before our journey up the valley to the spectacular Aysgarth Waterfalls, which is famous for an appearance in the film Robin Hood Prince of thieves. From here we make our way to Hawes for a stop before continuing into the lovely village of Dent, famous for the Dent knitters and brewery. We complete our journey back to Windermere via Kirkby Lonsdale.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$624.15
per group
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$624.15
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Private Hire : High Adventure Tour in 16 Seater Minibus

Private Hire : High Adventure Tour in 16 Seater Minibus

Our Private Hire High Adventure Tour is the perfect opportunity for small groups of friends or family to enjoy their very own Private Tour. Our luxury, spacious 16 Seater minibuses will allow you to travel the Lake District in style. Discover the beautiful sights of the Western Lake District on this adventurous full-day tour. Discover the magnificent scenery of the Lake District with its beautiful mountains and dramatic lakes. Make your way over the Wrynose and Hardknott passes, the steepest passes in England we drive past the extraordinary remains of Hardknott Roman Fort. In the afternoon you will drive onward to “Britain’s Favourite View” at Wastwater, England’s deepest and most dramatic lake. Your next destination is the splendid Muncaster Castle, where you can explore its internationally acclaimed gardens and World Owl Trust.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$624.15
per group
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$624.15
per group
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Private Tour: Ten Lakes Spectacular in 16 seater minibus

Private Tour: Ten Lakes Spectacular in 16 seater minibus

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Our Private Ten Lakes Spectacular Tour is the perfect opportunity for small groups of friends or family to enjoy their very own Private Tour. Our luxury, spacious 16 Seater minibus will allow you to travel the central Lake District in style. The Lake District is renowned for being the most beautiful corner of England. This full-day tour introduces you to ; a magnificent scenery of mountains, valleys, and lakes from the south to the north. Visit to the 4,000-year-old Castlerigg Stone Circle, set high on the fells, and time in Keswick for lunch. On this Lake District tour you will also travel over mountain passes, through beautiful valleys, see waterfalls, and traditional Lakeland villages. Along the way, you will pass some of the region’s most spectacular sights, such as Borrowdale Valley, Newlands Valley, Thirlmere, and Grasmere. A highlight is the Castlerigg Stone Circle, one of the most famous and most visited stone circles in the country.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$624.15
per group
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$624.15
per group
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Private Tour: Beatrix Potter Tour in 16 Seater Minibus

Private Tour: Beatrix Potter Tour in 16 Seater Minibus

Our Beatrix Potter's Favourite Countryside Private Tour is the perfect tour for small groups of families or friends who wish to have a more intimate experience whilst travelling the Lake District. Our 16 seater Mercedes Sprinter is a luxury, comfortable minibus which will allow you to explore the Lakes in style. This half day tour introduces you to the incredible landscapes and cultures which shaped Beatrix Potter's incredible stories. Travel through valleys and forests and visit the beauty spots which inspired her work which is beloved the world over. Attractions such as lake cruise and entry into Hill Top is not included, but can be arranged on the day, if available.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$624.15
per group
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$624.15
per group
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Full Day Tour of Scotland: Whisky, Castle and Burns from The Lake District

Full Day Tour of Scotland: Whisky, Castle and Burns from The Lake District

Take a trip to Scotland into the beautiful county of Dumfries and Galloway famous for "Scotland's poet" Robert Burns, home to magnificent castles and the destination for runaway lovers. This tour will depart the Lake District and make its way north, passing through incredible scenery into the Scottish Borders to enjoy a tour and whisky tasting experience at Annandale Distillery. Enjoy an engaging lesson in whisky production and taste the single malts distilled at Annandale. Visit Caerlaverock Castle, a medieval stronghold which played a large role in several border conflicts between England and Scotland in the middle ages. Enjoy a stroll around Dumfries, the market town and former royal burgh, home to Robert Burns' House and the mausoleum, his final resting place. You will also visit the famous Blacksmith's House at Gretna Green, where starstruck lovers would elope to be married after the passing of the Marage Act in England in 1754.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$112.35
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$112.35
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Private Tour: Ten Lakes Spectacular

Private Tour: Ten Lakes Spectacular

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Our Private Ten Lakes Spectacular Tour is the perfect opportunity for small groups of friends or family to enjoy their very own Private Tour. Our luxury, spacious 6 Seater minibus will allow you to travel the central Lake District in style. The Lake District is renowned for being the most beautiful corner of England. This full-day tour introduces you to ; a magnificent scenery of mountains, valleys, and lakes from the south to the north. The tour includes a lake cruise, a visit to the 4,000-year-old Castlerigg Stone Circle, set high on the fells, and time in Keswick for lunch. On this Lake District tour you will also travel over mountain passes, through beautiful valleys, see waterfalls, and traditional Lakeland villages. Along the way, you will pass some of the region’s most spectacular sights, such as Borrowdale Valley, Newlands Valley, Thirlmere, and Grasmere. A highlight is the Castlerigg Stone Circle, one of the most famous and most visited stone circles in the country.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$617.22
per group
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$617.22
per group

Private Tour - Roman Britain & Hadrian's Wall Tour

Private Tour - Roman Britain & Hadrian's Wall Tour

Our Private Roman Britain & Hadrian's Wall Tour is the perfect opportunity for small groups of friends or family to enjoy their very own Private Tour. Our luxury, spacious 6 seater minibuses will allow you to travel the Wall in style. This tour journeys along segments of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Hadrian’s Wall tour travels out of the Lake District for the day and up to the Scottish Borders. The main focus of the day is the ‘Wall’ which we travel along exploring its remains of towers and landmarks. During your day you will have time to enjoy the Roman Army Museum, exploring the history of the Romans and learning what it was like to work on the ‘Wall’. A new addition to the tour is Vindolanda, a Roman settlement, one of Europe's largest excavation sites and is still being worked on today.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$589.48
per group
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$589.48
per group

Private Tour - Yorkshire Dales Tour

Private Tour - Yorkshire Dales Tour

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Our Private Yorkshire Dales Tour is the perfect opportunity for small groups of friends or family to enjoy their very own Private Tour. Our luxury, spacious 6 seater minibuses will allow you to travel the Yorkshire Dales in style. Explore the best of the Yorkshire Dales. We drive to the quaint village of Sedbergh and head up to see the famous Settle to Carlisle Railway and the spectacular viaduct. We venture down into Wensleydale and Hardraw before descending into Swaledale through the valley to the small market town of Reeth for lunch. Our next stop is Bolton Castle in which Mary, Queen of Scots was imprisoned, before our journey up the valley to the spectacular Aysgarth Waterfalls, which is famous for an appearance in the film Robin Hood Prince of thieves. From here we make our way to Hawes for a stop before continuing into the lovely village of Dent, famous for the Dent knitters and brewery. We complete our journey back to Windermere via Kirkby Lonsdale.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$589.48
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$589.48
per group

5 Day UNESCO & National Parks Tour including Lakes, Yorkshire & Hadrian's Wall

5 Day UNESCO & National Parks Tour including Lakes, Yorkshire & Hadrian's Wall

Explore the rugged Lake District, Yorkshire Dales & Hadrian's Wall on this 5-day UNESCO & National Parks Tour from Windermere, including hotel or guesthouse accommodation and three full-day tours. Enjoy the Yorkshire Dales Tour including visit Wensleydale Creamery, a Ten Lakes Spectacular trip with a lake cruise and visits to pretty Buttermere, Grasmere and Keswick; plus a Roman Britain & Hadrian's Wall Tour, visiting the Roman Army Museum & Vindolanda. As well as breakfasts, your tour includes visting 2 National Parks & 2 UNSECO World Heritage sites, plus round-trip hotel transfers in Windermere and Bowness.
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  • 5 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$728.18
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$728.18
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5 Day Best of the Lake District Experience Tour

5 Day Best of the Lake District Experience Tour

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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.
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  • 5 days
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$728.18
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$728.18

3 Day Beatrix Potter Experience Tour including lake cruise

3 Day Beatrix Potter Experience Tour including lake cruise

Explore the Lake District of Beatrix Potter without having to organize transport on this 2-night tour. Spend both nights at the 4-star Lindeth Howe hotel—once owned by the beloved writer—and enjoy time to explore independently punctuated by a half-day tour of Beatrix-linked locations, including her former home, Hill Top Farm; Hawkshead, and Tarn Hows. Breakfasts, dinners, a cream tea, and return transfers from Windermere railway station are included.
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$534.00
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$534.00
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3 Day Lake District Tour including Central & Western Lakes

3 Day Lake District Tour including Central & Western Lakes

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Explore the Cumbria region by auto, train, and boat on this 3-day, 2-night tour. Travel through scenic villages and over mountain passes, admiring the picturesque views and scenery. Take a ride on a narrow gauge railway and enjoy a lake cruise. Two nights accommodation in either a bed and breakfast or hotel are included.
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  • 3 days
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$443.84
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