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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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$346.84
Price varies by group size
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$346.84
Price varies by group size
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William Wordsworth: Afternoon Half Day Tour with an Expert Guide

William Wordsworth: Afternoon Half Day Tour with an Expert Guide

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During this 3-hour tour, admirers of the poet William Wordsworth will have the pleasure of visiting some of the Lake District sites where he lived. With the benefit of a guide’s specialized knowledge you'll gain insight about the environment that influenced Wordsworth’s poetry. Explore the villages of Grasmere and Rydal, with admission to Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum included for your convenience. 
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$121.86
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$121.86
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Private Tour: Coniston and The Langdale Valley - Morning Half Day Tour

Private Tour: Coniston and The Langdale Valley - Morning Half Day Tour

• Tarn Hows surrounded by mountains with birdsong in the trees, regarded as one of the most beautiful places in the Lake District. • Coniston Water with spectacular views of the lake and Coniston Old Man. • Brantwood, the famous house once owned by John Ruskin with spectacular views over Coniston Water to the Old Man. • Coniston village, a bustling Lake District gem nestling between the tranquil lake and the looming fells. • Great Langdale the spectacular U-shaped valley surrounded by breathtaking scenery. • Little Langdale the secluded valley with Neolithic, Viking, Medieval and smuggling connections.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$394.24
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$394.24
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$111.82
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$111.82
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Private Tour: 8 Lakes and magnificent scenery - Afternoon tour

Private Tour: 8 Lakes and magnificent scenery - Afternoon tour

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• Lake Windermere, views of the largest lake in the lake district. • Kirkstone Pass • Brothers Water • Patterdale • Glenridding • Ullswater • Glencoyne • Scenic drive along the shores of Ullswater. • Castlerigg Stone Circle • Ashness Bridge • Surprise View looking out over Derwent Water with spectacular views towards Bassenthwaite Lake • Thirlmere • Dunmail Raise the low-level mountain pass and legendary burial place of King Dunmail. • Grasmere one of the smaller lakes of the English Lake District. • Rydal Water
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$298.19
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$298.19
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$104.65
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$104.65
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William Wordsworth: Morning Half Day Tour with an Expert Guide

William Wordsworth: Morning Half Day Tour with an Expert Guide

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Discover the life of William Wordsworth in the English Lake District on a half-day tour of Grasmere village from Windermere. Visit landmarks that were important to Wordsworth and his family, including St Oswald's Church, Dove Cottage, Dora's Field, Rydal Church, and the poet’s former home at Rydal Mount. This small-group tour explores this scenic destination through the lens of Wordsworth’s life and work.
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  • 3 hours 40 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$121.86
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$121.86
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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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$661.66
per group
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$661.66
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Private Hire - Beatrix Potter's Favourite Countryside

Private Hire - Beatrix Potter's Favourite Countryside

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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 6 seater Mercedes Viano 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. You will take a lake cruise, where you can marvel at the beauty of the Lake District from the tranquil waters themselves. If the cruise is cancelled an alternative extra will be included in the tour.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$494.59
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$494.59
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Half Day Best of the Lake District

Half Day Best of the Lake District

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This half day tour gives you a fantastic overview of the Lake District in a short amount of time. It’s an ideal way to see amazing landscape associated with this stunning National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site. As you start your Lake District tour, you will visit the medieval village of Hawkshead, famous for its connection with Beatrix Potter and William Wordsworth. You will see incredible scenery as you venture into the heart of the Lake District from Hawkshead, with plenty of photo stops along the way. Visit the Langdale Valley and Blea Tarn, a beautiful body of water.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.21
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$60.21
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Private Hire: Six Lakes Half Day Tour in 16 Seater Minibus

Private Hire: Six Lakes Half Day Tour in 16 Seater Minibus

If you’re short on time in the Lake District then this morning tour is a fantastic way to see a lot in not much time. Not only will you see six different Lakes (also called Tarns, Meres and Waters) you go over Kirkstone pass, take in the views at Castlerigg Stone Circle and visit the Village of Grasmere.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$661.66
per group
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$661.66
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Beatrix Potter Private 5 hour tour

Beatrix Potter Private 5 hour tour

Enjoy a day with one of the Lake District's most famous and beloved characters, Beatrix Potter. This memorable tour will allow you to walk in the footsteps of Beatrix Potter, and see the places that inspired her children's books and work. On this tour you will get to see the beauty spots and delightful landscape that Beatrix Potter once treasured.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$372.73
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$372.73
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4 hour Private Lake District tour (Tour B)

4 hour Private Lake District tour (Tour B)

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This tour allows you to visit two of the areas most popular tourist attractions, Aira force and Castlerigg stone circle. Both are not to be missed, and set amongst the Lake District National park's finest scenery. We will also drive over Kirkstone pass, the highest mountain pass in the Lake District, open to motor traffic with an altitude of 1,489 feet.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$301.05
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$301.05
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 4 hour Private Lake District tour (Tour A)

4 hour Private Lake District tour (Tour A)

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Surprise view is regarded by many as one of the best viewpoints in the whole of the Lake District. This tour incorporates not only Surprise view but includes Ashness bridge, also known for it's world famous views. We will travel through the 'Borrowdale Valley'. One of the most idyllic places on earth. Driving along the picturesque Newlands valley we make a brief stop to view Moss Force, a spectacular waterfall, which is easily accessible being barely 200 metres from the roadside.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$301.05
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$301.05
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6 hour Private tour of the Lake District.

6 hour Private tour of the Lake District.

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Grasmere and Hawkshead are certainly two of the most traditional, historical and adorable villages in the Lake District. On this tour you will visit both of these villages along with Tarn Hows and Blea Tarn, two of Lakeland's most popular and charming Tarns. Picture perfect villages, unspoilt valleys, tarns, lakes and many more hidden gems are all a part of this 6 hour tour.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$444.41
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$444.41
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Stunning Scenery - Half Day - Up to 4 People

Stunning Scenery - Half Day - Up to 4 People

Experience our longest and busiest expanse of water, Lake Windermere, the Victorian way, through the picture windows of Claife Viewing Station. Before taking in our well preserved and spectacular panoramic scenery across rugged mountain ranges, unspoilt valleys, large forests, picturesque waterways and traditional Lakeland villages. This Tour Includes: • Private Air Conditioned Vehicle • Local expert driver / guide • Parking Fees This Tour Excludes: • Food and Drink • Attraction Entry Fees
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$215.04
per group
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$215.04
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Stunning Scenery - Half Day - Up to 8 People

Stunning Scenery - Half Day - Up to 8 People

Experience our longest and busiest expanse of water, Lake Windermere, the Victorian way, through the picture windows of Claife Viewing Station. Before taking in our well preserved and spectacular panoramic scenery across rugged mountain ranges, unspoilt valleys, large forests, picturesque waterways and traditional Lakeland villages. This Tour Includes: • Private Air Conditioned Vehicle • Local expert driver / guide • Parking Fees This Tour Excludes: • Food and Drink • Attraction Entry Fees
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$286.72
per group
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$286.72
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Langdale Valley - Half Day - Up to 4 People

Langdale Valley - Half Day - Up to 4 People

View spectacular waterfalls and picture-perfect tarns, amongst some of the most beautiful and impressive scenery in the Lake District, and all in the comfort of your own private vehicle. This Tour Includes: • Private Air Conditioned Vehicle • Local expert driver / guide • Parking Fees This Tour Excludes: • Food and Drink • Attraction Entry Fees
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$215.04
per group
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$215.04
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Langdale Valley - Half Day - Up to 8 People

Langdale Valley - Half Day - Up to 8 People

View spectacular waterfalls and picture-perfect tarns, amongst some of the most beautiful and impressive scenery in the Lake District, and all in the comfort of your own private vehicle. This Tour Includes: • Private Air Conditioned Vehicle • Local expert driver / guide • Parking Fees This Tour Excludes: • Food and Drink • Attraction Entry Fees
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$286.72
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$286.72
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Beatrix Potter - Half Day - Up to 4 People

Beatrix Potter - Half Day - Up to 4 People

Discover the life of Beatrix Potter, taking a step back in time. Visit Hill Top, home of her many children’s books, Wray Castle and Yew Tree Farm. Enjoy the sights and sounds of traditional Lakeland, taking in some of its awesome landscapes. This tour takes you on a journey through Beatrix's beloved Lake District. This Tour Includes: • Private Air Conditioned Vehicle • Local expert driver / guide • Parking Fees This Tour Excludes: • Food and Drink • Attraction Entry Fees
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$215.04
per group
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$215.04
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Beatrix Potter - Half Day - Up to 8 People

Beatrix Potter - Half Day - Up to 8 People

Discover the life of Beatrix Potter, taking a step back in time. Visit Hill Top, home of her many children’s books, Wray Castle and Yew Tree Farm. Enjoy the sights and sounds of traditional Lakeland, taking in some of its awesome landscapes. This tour takes you on a journey through Beatrix's beloved Lake District. This Tour Includes: • Private Air Conditioned Vehicle • Local expert driver / guide • Parking Fees This Tour Excludes: • Food and Drink • Attraction Entry Fees
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$430.08
per group
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$430.08
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Stunning Lake District 6 Hour Tours!

Stunning Lake District 6 Hour Tours!

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This tour is a beautiful tour day, full of beauty and natural wonder, out but is rough guide to your days travel, as customers may amend the tour to suite there needs or wish list. Please contact Simon to alter your tour. Thank you.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$688.12
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$688.12
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Stunning Lake District 4 Hour Tours!

Stunning Lake District 4 Hour Tours!

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Skip the fixed itineraries of group tours and discover the Lake District sights you truly want to see without having to plan your own transport. With this private tour, choose the lakes, waterfalls, and places you wish to visit from the available range; and then soak up the scenery and sites as you wish, all as your own personal guide furnishes you with stories and detail you could miss otherwise.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$458.75
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$458.75
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Six Lakes in a Morning from Windermere

Six Lakes in a Morning from Windermere

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If your time in the Lake District is limited, this tour is the perfect choice for you. You won’t have to worry about navigating, as you’ll have a route organized for you. See six different lakes in one tour, as well as stunning scenery. Highlights included traveling over Kirkstone Pass, and passing through Grasmere.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.46
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What people are saying about Half-day Tours in Lake District

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Private Tour: 8 Lakes and magnificent scenery - Afternoon tour
"Awesome experience! The tour really made our day and the visit to the lake district. Our tour guide, Tim, was really great and kept us engaged throughout. Recommended for all visitors to the lake district!"..."
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Beatrix Potter: Morning Half Day All-Inclusive Tour with an Expert Guide
"Brilliant experience in and around the Lake District, and our tour guide Tim done a great job telling us the story of a young Beatrix Potter through to her adult life, highly recommend."..."
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Half Day Best of the Lake District
"Excellent trip with very nice friendly knowledgable informative Guide! ThoroughMy enjoyed my day and learnt so much, thank you!!! :)"..."
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4 hour Private Lake District tour (Tour B)
"Amazing tour with the most knowledgeable driver. David was outgoing, helpful and very friendly. He took us round and gave us enough time to take in the views, make memories and even have a quick bite. Highly recommend!!! Worth every penny"..."
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4 hour Private Lake District tour (Tour A)
"We had a brilliant time. Our tour guide David was amazing with all the knowledge of the area and showing us the best places on such busy day as weather was good and lots of tourists around. We managed to see at least 8 lakes and each one was different and water fall and surroundings from the highest point to the lowest point it was so nice. Will be returning soon when it is a bit quieter."..."
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Stunning Lake District 4 Hour Tours!
"It was a wonderful experience and the best part was Simon himself. He is amazing, thank simon for the lovely coffee. We had a great time with you."..."

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