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Day Tour of the Lake District from London with Cream Tea & Cruise

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Join an expert guide on a day trip to the scenic Lake District from London to discover the world of children's book author, Beatrix Potter.

Highlights

  • Explore the gorgeous Lake District region of the UK on this day trip from London by roundtrip train transfers with reserved seats.

  • Stroll around the medieval Hawkshead village, one of the prettiest and most famous villages of the district where William Wordsworth did his schooling.

  • In Waterhead board a boat for a scenic cruise across Lake Windermere, the largest lake in England as you sit back and take in breathtaking views of the peaceful Lakeland Fells.

  • Experience a cream tea at Beatrix Potter's former home, Lindeth Howe Country, now a 4-star hotel.

  • Fun Fact: A beautiful, well-crafted scene from Wray Castle appears in Richard Spence's Crime-Mystery Drama "Poirot" in Episode: Double Sin (1990).

Inclusions

  • Round-trip train transfers with reserved seats

  • Local guide

  • Entrance to Hawkshead village

  • Scenic lake cruise

  • Lindeth Howe Country Hotel cream tea

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 7 days before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Why Visit Lake District Region

The Lake District region is home to the magnificent Lake District National Park, one of the most beautiful places in northwest England. Notable features of this area include its excellent geology, rugged fell mountains, and literary associations. It is regarded as one of the most beautiful vacation destinations in the world.

Discover the Magnificent Lake District Region

Take a relaxing train ride to Oxenholme in the Lake District National Park following a meet and greet with a local tour representative at Euston Station. Upon arrival at Oxenholme, you’ll see your local guide at the Lake District and you can begin your sightseeing tour. This tour allows you to experience the best of this famous area, named after Beatrix Potter and Wordsworth.

Visit the school that Wordsworth attended in Hawkshead by entering the National Park and taking the route north along Lake Windermere. Next, start onwards to the magnificent Tarn Hows for capturing beautiful photos and moments before you head to Waterhead. Here, board a boat for a scenic cruise across Lake Windermere, the largest lake in England. Sit back and take in breathtaking views of the peaceful Lakeland Fells as you glide along toward Bowness Bay. End this beautiful experience at Bowness Bay where you indulge in a cream tea sipping session at the Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel, once owned by Beatrix Potter. After your cream tea, catch the train back to London at Oxenholme Station.

Important Information

  • Meet your guide at Euston Rail Station for the start of your day tour.

  • All the children below the age of 5 years are free to take entrance provided they’re accompanied by a paying adult.

  • This tour remains unescorted while you board the train journey to/from Lake District.

  • The day tour itinerary depends on the time of year and availability.

Timings

  • 8am onwards

  • Please check the calendar to book your ticket.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point/train station.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point/train station 30 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Train Station

  • Board your train from London Euston station. Train departs London Euston at 08:30 am.

  • Train will reach the destination station Oxenholme at 11:08 am.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at Oxenholme Station.

  • Address: Oxenholme Rd, Oxenholme, Kendal LA9 7HG, United Kingdom.

  • Your guide will either be carrying a ‘Mountain Goat Tours’ or ‘Evan Evans Tours’ sign.

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