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Full Day Lake Explorer Tour from Windermere

Highlights
  • Visit England's scenic Lake District
  • Enjoy local specialties at traditional tea rooms
  • Get the intimate experience of a small-group tour
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Full Day Lake Explorer Tour from Windermere
From US$91.44
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Full Day Lake Explorer Tour from Windermere
From US$91.44
Overview
Step off the beaten track and discover the majesty of rural England’s Lake District region on this full-day lake explorer tour from Windermere. Travel deep into the countryside with your guide and enjoy panoramic views over the Lake District’s mountaintops, waterfalls and lakes. Head away from the crowds on a beautiful lakeside drive through Buttermere and Crummock Water. Take in breathtaking views over Grasmere and enjoy an optional cruise onto magnificent Lake Windermere. During your tour. visit local tea rooms to sample delicacies such as gingerbread, scones and cakes.
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Stop At: Lake District Tours, Windermere, Lake District, Cumbria, England

The 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 England

Duration: 7 hours

Stop At: Aira Force, Penrith, Eden District, Lake District, Cumbria, England

Weather, group and time permitting walk to Aira Force

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Castlerigg Stone Circle, Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, England

Walk amongst the stones, great photo opportunities and explore the mystery

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Ullswater Lake, Lake District, Cumbria, England

Brief photo stop and association with Wordsworth 'Daffodils'

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Crummock Water, Buttermere, Cockermouth, Lake District, Cumbria, England

The most quiet less visited and incredibly beautiful lake in the National Park. Reached by a secret road with lots of photo opps

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Buttermere, Buttermere, Cockermouth, Lake District, Cumbria, England

Beautiful mountain and lake scenery plus a stop for lunch or homemade ice cream

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Honister Slate Mine, Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, England

Explorer the history of slate mining in the Lake District and great photos

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Derwentwater, Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, England

Visit Surprise View and the scenic packhorse bridge at Ashness

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Thirlmere in the Lake District, Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, England

Hopefully stunning reflections in calm still waters!

Stop At: Lake Grasmere, Grasmere, Lake District, Cumbria, England

Visit the village and Grasmere gingerbread shop, the church and grave of William Wordsworth

Duration: 20 minutes
Reviews (14)
1 - 5 of 8 reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2018
Excellent Tour

- Currently off season, only three of us. The guide Janet is very on time to pick us up. Then she explained everything in detail. We learned loads of interesting stories from it. The ice cream farm she recommended is fantasticMore

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Yanli K
AndyLDT, Owner at Lake District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Now we are entering the quieter winter months yet the weather can still be fantastic - if a little cold! Glad you enjoyed your 'private' tour with Janet and had the time to make the most of your day. Thank you again for your visit...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Great day exploring the Lake District

Janet was an outstanding tour guide. Having lived in the region for many years she has great knowledge of the area and its history and is very enthusiastic to tell the story. We had a great lunch at Sykes farm including delicious homemade ice cream....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Joe I
AndyLDT, Owner at Lake District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Pleased you enjoyed your day away from London! Janet loves guiding in the Lake District and sharing her enthusiasm for the area. Glad you enjoyed your lunch stop which is in a most lovely setting in the village of Buttermere. Thank you for your visit...More

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Excellent day out expoloring the Lake District

Excellent day out touring around the Lake District. Andy had lots of local knowledge which made the day interesting. We had lots of stops with plenty of photo opportunities. Some stunning views, which we would never found ! Lovely lunch time stop, homeade food and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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AndyLDT, Owner at Lake District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Really pleased you enjoyed your day. We aim to get you off the beaten track to the views that cannot be easily seen from the road and best enjoyed from a smaller vehicle! Glad you enjoyed your lunch stop as we try to support local...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Great day trip from London!

My mom (in her sixties) and I (in my twenties) visited the lake district on tour C from London. It was an early wake-up to get the train from Euston, but it was totally worth it. We really enjoyed the tour and got to see...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank sunsnowflower
AndyLDT, Owner at Lake District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

It is as you righty say an early start from London to experience a different world here in the Lake District. We think it is worth it and for those short on time it makes a great day out. We fully appreciate the effort made...More

Reviewed 5 June 2018
The very best !

We took a group tour with Stephen in early May, and it was a definite highlight of our first trip to the Lake District. Stephen was exhuberent and energetic ! Truly a memorable day out in the beautiful country ! Stephen knows the area very...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank hllove2travel
AndyLDT, Owner at Lake District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you for your kind comments that I will forward to Stephen. All our guides are local, love the Lake District and aim to show you the best sights to make the most of your day. Thank you Andy

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5 September 2018|
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Response from egarba | Reviewed this property |
Yes, many great stops with opportunities to explore. We went through a couple of towns and several lookout areas and took our time!
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