Lake District Rail Day Trip from London

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Lake District Rail Day Trip from London information and booking

13 hours 30 minutes
Departs from
Euston Rail Station
Returns to
Returns to original departure point at approximately 9:30pm
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Tour description provided by Viator

Take a rail tour to the beautiful Lake District, and visit Hill Top where Beatrix Potter was inspired to create Peter Rabbit, Tom Kitten and the Flopsie Bunnies.

You'll travel by train through the Midlands towns and into the rolling green hills of Cumbria to visit the Word of Beatrix Potter and her former home, Hill Top. Her home remains exactly as she left it, and in each room you'll see details that appear in her books. The cottage garden contains the pleasing mix of flowers, herbs, fruit and vegetables as grown by Beatrix.

Your rail tour includes:

  • Cream tea at Lindeth Howe Hotel, former home of Beatrix Potter
  • Scenic lake cruise
  • Visit to the medieval village of Hawkshead
  • Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter
  • Tam Hows, one of the Lake District's most picturesque beauty spots
  • Tour through the Langdale valleys to Grasmere
  • Villages of Bowness and Oxenholme

What's included

  • Lake cruise
  • Local guide
  • Guided tour of lake district
  • Afternoon cream tea at lindeth howe hotel
  • Return standard class train ticket from london to the lake district

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified