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Half Day Best of the Lake District

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
Half Day Best of the Lake District

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icon4 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

The Lake District is a haven for nature lovers, but public transport between dispersed rural sites can be irregular. Enjoy the perfect overview of the stunning local landscape with this half-day tour. Along the way, see Langdale Valley, Blea Tarn, Coniston, and the medieval village of Hawkshead—where you can see the school that William Wordsworth attended.
  • A whistlestop half-day tour of pretty villages and Lake District landscapes
  • See the most recognizable peaks in the Lake District—the Langdale Pikes
  • Travel with ease between sites in a small mini-coach with guide commentary
  • Visit a place linked to Beatrix Potter and William Wordsworth–Hawkshead
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On-board commentary in English
Transport in a small mini-coach
Plenty of time off the vehicle to enjoy the beautiful scenery and fresh air
Lake cruise included
Drivers gratuity (Optional)
  • Mountain Goat Tours , Victoria St, Windermere LA23 1AD, UK

    We meet passengers who who select this option at the Windermere Information Centre is approximately 100m from Windermere Train Station at the top of Victoria Street.

  • Bowness Bay , Bowness Bay, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere LA23 3HQ, UK

    We meet passengers who select this option at Bowness Bay Pier 3, next to the ticket office.

  • Kelsick Road , Kelsick Rd, Ambleside LA22, UK

    We meet travelers who select this option at the bus stop opposite the Ambleside Library.

  • Oxenholme Station , Oxenholme, Kendal LA9 7RB, UK

    We meet travelers who select this option at the ticket office in the Oxenholme Railway Station.

  • This activity will end right where it started.
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be 5 years or older
    • There are toilet stops on route
    • Our vehicles are not currently wheelchair accessible
    • Seats cannot be reserved
    • Luggage storage is available at the Windermere Information departure location
    • Minimal walking is involved
    • Each passenger must have their own seat
    • There will be places in Hawkshead to buy food or drink but we recommend you have Lunch before the tour.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    • OPERATED BY The Mountain Goat
    You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
    • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
    • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
    • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
    • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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    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 Half Day Best of the Lake District?
    A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

    • Face masks provided for travelers
    See all safety measures taken by Half Day Best of the Lake District.
    Q:
    What is the policy on sanitization during Half Day Best of the Lake District?
    A:The policies on sanitization are:

    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    See all safety measures taken by Half Day Best of the Lake District.
    Q:
    What is the social distancing policy during Half Day Best of the Lake District?
    A:The policy on social distancing is:

    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    See all safety measures taken by Half Day Best of the Lake District.
    Q:
    What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Half Day Best of the Lake District?
    A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    See all safety measures taken by Half Day Best of the Lake District.

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    star-5
    Awesome
    Zara
    , Aug 2021
    A lovely experience with a great guide. I & my kids throughly enjoyed the trip. The most amazing part was the comfy & safe ride especially with youmg kids. I like all the stops, coz it allowed me to take picture & enjoyed all the fantastic views. Thank you for making our trip a memorable one.
    icon Response from Host , Aug 2021
    Hi Zara, Thank you for reviewing our half day Best of the Lake District trip, I'm pleased you had an amazing trip & felt safe & comfortable throughout the tour. Hope you can join us again. Best wishes, Mountain Goat
    star-5
    A taste of the lakes
    Garry_J
    , Jul 2021
    Mark our guide for the day was very knowledgeable about the areas he showed us and his love and enthusiasm of the lake District was evident throughout the trip, a credit to your company.
    icon Response from Host , Aug 2021
    Hi Garry_J, Thank you for reviewing our tour you took with Mark. I am pleased you enjoyed the commentary and enthusiasm. Best wishes. Mountain Goat
    star-5
    Highly recommend this tour!
    carole_o
    , Oct 2020
    Excellent trip with very nice friendly knowledgable informative Guide! ThoroughMy enjoyed my day and learnt so much, thank you!!! :)
    icon Response from Host , Oct 2020
    Hi carole_o, Thank you for your review of our Half Day Best of the Lake District tour. I am pleased you had an excellent day and found the driver-guide knowledgeable and friendly. I hope you can join us again soon. Best wishes, Mountain Goat

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