Lake District Rail Day Trip from London

Day Trips & Excursions in London

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Home of Beatrix Potter, soaring mountains, breath-taking lakes and picturesque valleys; our Lake District tour from London visits many of the spectacular sights within England's largest National Park.
Summer Itinerary – 17th February to 27th October 2018  Meet the Representative at Euston Station to collect your tickets and itinerary for the day, then enjoy a relaxing train journey to Oxenholme in the spectacular Lake District National Park.On arrival at Oxenholme you will be met by a local guide, who will take you on a tour of the Lake District. Enjoy a spectacular cruise on Lake Windermere and visit the medieval village of Hawkshead, an enchanting combination of whitewashed houses and cobbled streets. We make our way to Hill Top Farm*, home of Beatrix Potter and the inspiration for so many of her characters. We will also stop to see the scenic views from Tarn Hows.A highlight of the visit to the Lake District is afternoon tea at the Lindeth Howe Country Hotel, which was once owned by Beatrix Potter.You will be taken back to Oxenholme Station for the train back to London.Winter Itinerary – 28th October to February 2019 Meet the Representative at Euston Station to collect your tickets and itinerary for the day, then enjoy a relaxing train journey to Oxenholme in the spectacular Lake District National Park.On arrival at Oxenholme you will be met by a local guide, who will take you on your tour of the Lake District. This tour, provided by an knowledgeable local guide, is the ideal way to explore the best of the Lake District, which is famous for its Beatrix Potter and Wordsworth Connections. As we enter the National Park we travel North alongside Lake Windermere to the medieval village of Hawkshead where you have time to explore this fascinating village, Wordsworth himself went to Grammar School here. We continue on towards the renowned beauty spot of Tarn Hows where we stop for photos before driving through Yewdale, passing Yew Tree Tarn, used in the film Miss Potter.We then journey into the famous Mountainous Valleys of the Langdales, which have been carved by glaciers to form spectacular u-shaped valleys. Arriving at the lake side village of Waterhead you will join a Lake cruise on England’s largest lake Windermere, sit back and enjoy the views to the Lakeland Fells (local word for Mountains).Arriving at Bowness Bay you will have time to enjoy an Cream Tea at the Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel, which was once owned by Beatrix Potter.You will be taken back to Oxenholme Station for the train back to London.

What’s included

  • Round-trip train tickets to Lake District National Park with reserved seats
  • Scenic Lake Cruise on Lake Windermere
  • Visit medieval Hawkshead village
  • Visit to Hill Top (home of Beatrix Potter)(Summer only – some days closed on Fridays)
  • Cream Tea at the Lindeth Howe Country Hotel, once owned by Beatrix Potter

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Admission to the World of Beatrix Potter 
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