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High Adventure Day Tour from Keswick

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Cumbria, United Kingdom

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icon8 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Overview

Discover the spectacular mountain landscapes of the Lake District without having to hike on a full-day minibus tour of the national park’s high mountain passes from Keswick. Absorb incredible views from the Wrynose and Hardknott Mountain Passes, ride through Eskdale Valley on the famous Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, and drink in panoramas from Wastwater, voted Britain’s best view. Entry to Muncaster Castle and a ride on the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway are included.
  • Minibus tour of Lake District high mountain passes from Keswick
  • See the national park's stunning natural landscapes without having to hike
  • Ascend to the Wrynose and Hardknott Mountain Passes fro stunning views
  • Visit Muncaster Castle and ride on the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
  • Drink in panoramas from Wastwater, voted Britain's best view
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Transport in a small mini-coach
On-board commentary in English
A ride on the Ravenglass and Eskdale narrow gauge railway
Entrance to Muncaster Castle Gardens
Food & drink
Additional Entrance fees
Driver’s gratuity (Optional)

Departure Point

15-17 Market Square, Keswick CA12 5BW, UK

Departure Time

9:30 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Greet your driver in central Keswick. Here, board a vehicle destined for Windermere, where the tour officially starts.

On arrival in Windermere, greet your guide and board an air-conditioned vehicle destined for the elevated passes of the Lake District National Park. As you travel through Langdale Valley, a mecca for rock climbers, your guide details the culture and history of the region. Trace narrow twisting roads to the top of the Wrynose and Hardknott Passes and soak up views of Scafell and Scafell Pike, England’s highest mountains.

On arrival in the Eskdale Valley, take a memorable ride on the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway. Trundle through picturesque woodlands and disembark for lunch (own expense) at a quaint trailside inn.

Then, continue to Wastwater, home to a lookout point that reveals panoramas once voted Britain’s best view. At Muncaster Castle, a 14th-century fortress owned by the Pennington Family, wander gorgeous gardens filled with diverse flowers and fauna. For an additional cost, opt to visit the Hawk and Owl Centre to see birds of prey.

Your tour concludes with drop-off in Keswick after transfer.
Itinerary
Pass By:  
Central Car Park
Meet your Mountain Goat driver to begin your High Adventure tour.
Stop At:  
Blea Tarn
Stop at this stunning tarn and admire the surrounding scenery.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Wrynose Pass
Travel over one of the UK's most breathtaking passes.
Pass By:  
Hardknott Pass
Travel over this pass, one of the steepest in England to see some incredible scenery.
Stop At:  
Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
Take a train ride through the stunning Eskdale Valley on this narrow gauge heritage railway.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Wast Water
Visit the UK's largest lake.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Muncaster Castle
Stop at Muncaster Castle and explore the beautiful castle grounds.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
Central Car Park
Finish your tour back in Keswick.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be 5 years or older
  • Confirmation is received at the time of booking
  • There will be a designated lunch stop where you’ll be able to purchase lunch
  • There are toilet stops on route
  • Minimal walking is involved
  • Our vehicles are not currently wheelchair accessible
  • Luggage storage is available at the Windermere Information departure location
  • Seats cannot be reserved
  • Each passenger must have their own seat
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY The Mountain Goat

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during High Adventure Day Tour from Keswick?
A:
The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by High Adventure Day Tour from Keswick.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during High Adventure Day Tour from Keswick?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by High Adventure Day Tour from Keswick.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during High Adventure Day Tour from Keswick?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by High Adventure Day Tour from Keswick.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during High Adventure Day Tour from Keswick?
A:
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by High Adventure Day Tour from Keswick.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during High Adventure Day Tour from Keswick?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by High Adventure Day Tour from Keswick.

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A brilliant experience!
Climber65974384184
, May 2019
I am so glad I booked this tour! It was a great way to see The Lake District as a first time visitor, my partner thoroughly enjoyed the day too even though he has been to The Lake District before. We saw the most amazing views. Malcolm, the driver was so informative, he was a great guide and very skillful and calm driver, especially on the steep, narrow roads! We had every confidence in him. The tour was great value for money fitting lots in but it didn't feel rushed. The train ride was fun with very pretty views and the castle grounds and bird of prey display was brilliant. The beautiful weather was the icing on the cake. Being picked up in Keswick was very convenient as that's where we were staying. We will definitely book a tour next time we come, probably the 10 lakes tour. It's such a great, hassle free way to see so much in a day!
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