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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
From
$369.24
Price varies by group size
From
$369.24
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

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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$315.27
Price varies by group size
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$315.27
Price varies by group size
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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
From
$369.24
Price varies by group size
From
$369.24
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Full-Day Private Tour and Hike in the Lake District

Full-Day Private Tour and Hike in the Lake District

Combine the best of a Lake District tour with short hikes to discover hidden views and sights on this private tour for up to eight people. A Blue Badge Guide provides details that you might not otherwise hear. Opt to hike to waterfalls, lakeside footpaths, easy mountain viewpoints, and more. Travel around by private vehicle for ease and navigation, and get the lowdown on the best places for lunch.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$691.85
per group
From
$691.85
per group

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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$614.77
per group
From
$614.77
per group
Taking safety measures

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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$614.77
per group
From
$614.77
per group
Taking safety measures

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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$614.77
per group
From
$614.77
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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$614.77
per group
From
$614.77
per group
Taking safety measures

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
From
$607.94
per group
From
$607.94
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
From
$580.62
per group
From
$580.62
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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$580.62
per group
From
$580.62
per group

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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$471.32
per group
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$471.32
per group

Private Hire - The High Adventure Tour

Private Hire - The High Adventure Tour

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The Lake District is considered among the most spell-bindingly beautiful corners of the British countryside, but organizing transportation to explore solo takes up valuable sightseeing time. On this tour, spin through the Lake District with your private guide at the wheel, and reach must-see sites including Blea Tarn, Hardknott Roman Fort, and Wastwater Lake in comfort. Along the way, admire uninterrupted views from Wrynose Pass and the Eskdale railway line.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$607.94
per group
From
$607.94
per group

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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$614.77
per group
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$614.77
per group
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2 hour Private evening tour

2 hour Private evening tour

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This popular 2 hour evening tour runs throughout the Spring and Summer. It is ideal for visitors with limited time or are just passing through but would still like to see, experience and get a real sense of the Lake District. The guided tour will open your eyes to the incredible natural beauty of Lakeland, and will no doubt give you an appetite to see more of the Lake District in the future.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$150.28
per group
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$150.28
per group
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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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$355.20
per group
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$355.20
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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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$286.89
per group
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$286.89
per group
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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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$286.89
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$286.89
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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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$409.85
per group
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$409.85
per group
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Full day Private tour of the Lake District

Full day Private tour of the Lake District

A full day Private guided tour is the ultimate way to get the very most out of your time in the Lake District. You will be able to sit back, relax and not have to worry about navigating your way around unfamiliar roads, but can just focus solely on the amazing countryside and breathtaking scenery. On this tour you will see beautiful lakes, spectacular waterfalls, traditional villages, and experience the thrill of driving over dramatic high mountain passes.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$560.12
per group
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$560.12
per group
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Ten Lakes of the Lake District: Full Day, Private Tour for 4

Ten Lakes of the Lake District: Full Day, Private Tour for 4

This Lake District tour is a must for engaging with much of the dramatic, lush and picturesque scenery the Lake District has to offer. You will travel over mountain passes, through beautiful valleys, see waterfalls, and traditional Lakeland villages. With plenty of stops for admiring the views and capturing the perfect Instagram photos. An insight into some of the Lake Districts most closely guarded, hidden gems. This tour will change the way you look at the Lakes. The Tour Includes: ‱ Full day private tour ‱ Local expert driver / guide
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$300.55
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$300.55
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Ten Lakes of the Lake District: Full Day, Private Tour for 8

Ten Lakes of the Lake District: Full Day, Private Tour for 8

This Lake District tour is a must for engaging with much of the dramatic, lush and picturesque scenery the Lake District has to offer. You will travel over mountain passes, through beautiful valleys, see waterfalls, and traditional Lakeland villages. With plenty of stops for admiring the views and capturing the perfect Instagram photos. An insight into some of the Lake Districts most closely guarded, hidden gems. This tour will change the way you look at the Lakes. The Tour Includes: ‱ Full day private tour ‱ Local expert driver / guide
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$327.88
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$327.88
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Ambleside to Hawkshead Mini Tour - Tarn Howes & The Drunken Duck Inn

Ambleside to Hawkshead Mini Tour - Tarn Howes & The Drunken Duck Inn

Take the scenic route! If you need to travel around the Lakes why not make each journey an adventure, our private hire vehicles will take you on a mini tour, a little longer than a taxi but much more enjoyable! Maximum of 4 guests per booking. We have Professional, qualified drivers with high quality, clean vehicles. We offer transportation all around the Lake District so please ask for any further requirements.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.87
per group
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$72.87
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North Lakes Tour: Private, Full Day for 4

North Lakes Tour: Private, Full Day for 4

Enjoy a short cruise from Glenridding to Aira Force with Ullswater ‘Steamers' an award winning environmentally accredited Lake District attraction, followed by a spectacular and adventurous sightseeing and experience tour of the more wild parts of the Lake District. Featuring high mountain passes, panoramic scenery, picturesque lakes, unspoilt valleys and waterfalls. The Tour Includes: ‱ Full day private tour ‱ Local expert driver / guide ‱ Attraction fees excluded
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$300.55
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