Lake District in one day

TOUR DESCRIPTION
Round-trip tickets to Lake District
Visit to Hill Top 'Home of Beatrix Potter'
Cream Tea at The Lindeth Howe Hotel
Scenic Cruise on Lake Windermere
HIGHLIGHTS
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TRIP ITINERARY

Meet the Premium Tours representative at Euston Station at 8:00am to collect your tickets and itinerary for the day then relax and enjoy your train journey to Oxenholme.  We return back to London Euston Station at approx. 21:30pm.

The below tour itinerary runs 1st March 2020 - 1st November 2020 (Summer itinerary):

Highlights

  • Enjoy a Cruise on Lake Windermere
  • Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top House, Near Sawrey. Entrance included; House is closed some Fridays. The gardens are open all the time
  • Hawkshead, we stop for around 30-45 minutes for clients to grab some lunch
  • Tarn Howes, a stop at the scenic viewpoint of the Langdale Pikes
  • Cream Tea at Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel a former home owned by Beatrix Potter.

We make our way through the Southern Lake District travelling to Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top Farm as our first stop, where she wrote many of her famous children’s stories in this 17th century cottage. You will have the opportunity to go into the house (not open Fridays), explore the garden and visit the shop.

Continuing onto the medieval village of Hawkshead, you will have a little time to explore its many delightful features. There are plenty of photo opportunities as William Wordsworth old Grammar School is located here.

Onwards then, to the renowned beauty spot of Tarn Howes, which is one of the most photographed locations in the Lake District. Soak up the stunning views looking towards the mountains from Tarn Howes, before making your way back to Lake Windermere.

Sit back and relax at the end of the afternoon whilst you enjoy the unrivalled views from the Lake towards the fell ranges during the boat cruise.

We finish the tour at Bowness-on-Windermere where you will be able to enjoy your Traditional English Cream Tea at the Four Star Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel, once owned by Beatrix Potter.

The following tour is available between 2nd November 2020 and 19th February 2021 (Winter itinerary):

Highlights

  • Enjoy a Cruise on Lake Windermere
  • Hawkshead, we enjoy a quick lunch
  • Tarn Hows, a stop at the scenic viewpoint
  • The Langdales, classic Lake District ‘u’ shaped valley famous for walking and climbing
  • High Tea at Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel a former home owned by Beatrix Potter

We make our way through the Southern Lake District arriving at the medieval village of Hawkshead, where you will have a little time to explore its many delightful features. There are plenty of photo opportunities as William Wordsworth's old Grammar School is located here.

Onwards then, to the renowned beauty spot of Tarn Hows, which is one of the most photographed locations in the Lake District. Soak up the stunning views looking towards the mountains from Tarn Hows.

We then make our journey into the Mountains and the Langdale Valley, which was formed by glaciers millions of years ago. The area provides the classic Lake District scenery, you will have the chance to stop at the picturesque Blea Tarn, you might even see a few of the local Herdwick Sheep!

Sit back and relax at the end of the afternoon whilst you make your way from Waterhead to Bowness Bay cruising on England’s largest Lake, Windermere. At 1 mile wide, enjoy the unrivalled views from the Lake towards the fell ranges.

We finish the tour at Bowness-on-Windermere where you will be able to enjoy your Traditional English afternoon tea at the Four Star Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel, once owned by Beatrix Potter.

Please note:

  • We regret this tour is unsuitable for children under 5 years of age.
  • Hill Top House is closed on Fridays however the tour will still visit its Garden and Shop during summer.  The visit to Hill Top House or Gardens is not included in the Winter itinerary.
  • We reserve the right to alter or cancel tours in the event of severe inclement weather, traffic congestion or for operational reasons.
  • We include a number of attractions in our tours, however these are operated by third parties and therefore we are not liable for any damages, loss or closures to do with these third parties.
  • The tour is unescorted to and from the Lake District.
  • Please note - once booked, this tour is non-refundable and non amendable.

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