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$62.31 Day Trips & Excursions

Lake District National Park Ten Lakes Day Tour from Windermere

The Lake District is renowned for being the most beautiful corner of England and this full-day tour introduces you to just that; 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. From within the circle, you will get picture-perfect views of some of the Lake District’s highest peaks. You will travel over the famous Kirkstone and Honister passes whilst enjoying some spectacular mountain scenery. From beautiful valleys to waterfalls and traditional Lakeland villages, there will be plenty of stops for admiring the views and taking photographs. The tour highlights also include lakes and sights such as Kirkstone Pass - Lakeland's highest mountain pass, Ashness Bridge and Surprise View, Borrowdale, Honister Mountain Pass, Buttermere Valley, Thirlmere, Grasmere, Rydal and Ambleside. Your lunch stop will be in the market town of Keswick, where you can try a typical pub lunch, or seek out a charming restaurant. You will also get the chance to stretch your legs at either the magnificent lake of Derwent water or Ullswater, where you can enjoy a cruise and see the Lake District from the tranquility of the Lake. 

$38.94 Tours & Sightseeing

England's Lake District Winter Tour from Windermere

Meet your guide at Windermere Tourist Information Center, and board your coach for your day of sightseeing around the Lake District. As you travel, listen to your guide talking about the scenic region and its many natural landmarks. Open space and a lack of pollution mean that the area is popular with lovers of the great outdoors, and hikers are as much of a feature of the landscape as its photogenic meres and mountains.Travel around Lake Windermere, the most famous body of water in the Lake District, and then stop to stretch your legs in the charming village of Ambleside with its rural pubs and independent shops. Have your camera at hand for impressive lakeside shots at Rydal Water, and continue to Grasmere, a tiny village of limestone cottages framed by slate quarries and rolling green hills.Drink in the beauty of Thirlmere, and hear how the reservoir provides water for most people living in the county of Cumbria. Admire the timeless views that characterize Borrowdale Valley and gaze out at Bassenthwaite Lake, one of the largest in the Lake District. Travel along Honister Pass, a tiny road that snakes around the mountains, and visit Buttermere village with its namesake lake.After traveling through Newlands Valley to see Crummock Water, stop in the Cumbrian capital of Keswick for a leisurely lunch (own expense). Enjoy some free time for a look around the town, and then meet back up with your guide to continue exploring more Lakeland villages and beauty spots.Stretch your legs on a stroll around Castlerigg Stone Circle and learn about its history that dates back to Megalithic times. Pass along Kirkstone Pass to see your last two lakes — Ullswater and Brothers Water — and then return to the start point in Windermere to finish your tour.

$480.28 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Lake District, Lake Cruise from Windmere: 3 Days

This 2 Night, 3 Day discovery tour of the Lake District highlights begins at the charming 4-star Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel, that used to be owned by the beloved children's author Beatrix Potter. The hotel's logo is actually in her handwriting. On Day 2 you will join the full-day Ten Lakes Spectacular tour to Ullswater, Borrowdale, Buttermere and Beyond tour which covers Ten Lakes, three mountain passes and a lake cruise, a beautiful waterfall, Castlerigg Stone Circle and the ancient township of Keswick for lunch. Certainly the most comprehensive, popular and satisfying tour in the Lake District, visiting central, north, north-west and north-east parts of Cumbria with so many stops for photographs and time to take in the breath-taking scenery. At the end of the tour you will have a departure transfer back to your hotel or Windermere train station.

$323.22 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day Lake District Explorer Small Group Tour from Edinburgh

Here you will find the mountains and picturesque villages that inspired authors such as Beatrix Potter and offer the perfect setting to relax. With the group size not exceeding 16 people you are assured of a high level of attention from your expert guide as well as the intimate atmosphere only a small group can provide.You will experience the stunning scenery of the Scottish Borders and visit popular towns North and South of the border before arriving at the Lake District National Park. Your base in the English Lake District is the picturesque market town of Keswick, where you will stay in a charming B&B for two nights. From here you will visit beauty spots such as Ullswater, Lake Windermere and the village of Grasmere, described by poet William Wordsworth as 'the loveliest spot that man hath found'. There is also ample free time to relax and explore this beautiful region at your leisure.

$88.27 Day Trips & Excursions

Full Day Lake Explorer Tour from Windermere

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Lake District ToursThe specialists in small group tours of the English Lake District. Welcome and join us for an an informative and entertaining day in the most beautiful corner of EnglandDuration: 7 hoursStop At: Aira ForceWeather, group and time permitting walk to Aira ForceDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Castlerigg Stone CircleWalk amongst the stones, great photo opportunities and explore the mysteryDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Ullswater LakeBrief photo stop and association with Wordsworth 'Daffodils'Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Crummock WaterThe most quiet less visited and incredibly beautiful lake in the National Park. Reached by a secret road with lots of photo opps Duration: 20 minutesStop At: ButtermereBeautiful mountain and lake scenery plus a stop for lunch or homemade ice creamDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Honister Slate MineExplorer the history of slate mining in the Lake District and great photosDuration: 15 minutesStop At: DerwentwaterVisit Surprise View and the scenic packhorse bridge at AshnessDuration: 10 minutesPass By: Thirlmere in the Lake DistrictHopefully stunning reflections in calm still waters!Stop At: Lake GrasmereVisit the village and Grasmere gingerbread shop, the church and grave of William WordsworthDuration: 20 minutes

$382.93 Day Trips & Excursions

Lake District from Windermere Private Full-Day Tour

Meet your driver-guide at a prearranged location in Ambleside, Bowness, Windermere or Grasmere, then hop inside your private, executive vehicle. Gaze out of the window as you coast along the country roads toward the region’s most famous lakes. As you travel, listen to your driver-guide talk about the area and its many natural landmarks, from photogenic meres to misty mountains. Depending on your original start point, you may make your first stop at Windermere, the largest of the Lake District’s waterways. Look out over the rippling waters and drink in sweeping panoramas of the surrounding hills and mountains. Next, maybe make for Ullswater Lake, which is consistently cited as one of the most beautiful lakes in the country. You might then continue to Derwentwater, which is most famous for the viewpoint from Friar’s Crag promontory. Then, be astounded by the beauty of Buttermere Valley, a lesser-visited area that boasts a string of gorgeous lakes. It is also home to Scale Force, the highest waterfall in the Lake District. As this is a private tour, how long you spend at each lake is up to you. Should you wish, you’ll also have the opportunity to take a cruise on one of the lakes (own expense). When hunger strikes, stop for lunch (own expense) in Grasmere village or the market town of Keswick. After which, enjoy free time to explore and perhaps buy souvenirs from local stores such as Sarah Nelson’s Grasmere Gingerbread Shop. Throughout your tour, you’ll travel over some of Britain’s highest mountain passes, including the renowned Honister Mountain Pass, a scenic drive that connects Buttermere Valley with Borrowdale Valley. After around eight hours, your tour concludes with a drop-off back at your original start point.