Outdoor lovers will enjoy sightseeing and activity tours in the Lake District, which quite simply, is one of the most beautiful areas in all of the United Kingdom.
SIGHTSEEING AND ACTIVITY TOURS IN AND FROM LAKE DISTRICT
A one day navigation course perfect for those with little experience with a map and compass, but who are looking to be self sufficient in the mountains of the United Kingdom.
GHYLL SCRAMBLING WATER ADVENTURE IN THE LAKE DISTRICT
Ghyll Scrambling is hard to describe and impossible to forget! As the Lake Districts most popular outdoor activity, you are guaranteed laughs and adventure.
Experienced instructors will be on hand throughout your Ghyll Scramble to ensure that you and your small group will get the most out of this amazing activity, and leave with memories of an amazing experience and possibly a small souvenir bruise! We provide; High quality, full length wet suits all year round. Extra wetsuit socks, gloves and hats in the colder months. Free photos of your activity, the option to hire a GoPro to create your our film of the activity, and the best instructors!
FULL DAY PRIVATE TOUR AND HIKE IN THE LAKE DISTRICT
Lake District Tours or Lake District hiking? A private guided tour with professional Blue Badge Guide can combine the best of a Lake District tour with short hikes to discover hidden views and sights that only a local guide can show you.
The best way to gain a feel for a place is to not just see it but experience it as much as possible and this tour provides many options to hike to waterfalls, lake side footpaths, mountain viewpoints or something longer, the choice is yours and your guide will tailor the tour on the day to suit you.
PRIVATE ONE WAY TRANSFER FROM THE LAKE DISTRICT TO MANCHESTER AIRPORT
Book your trip in advance from the Lake District without stress. Pre-book your transfer from any hotel in the Southern Lake District (post codes included: LA8, LA9, LA22, LA23) to Manchester Airport with comfort and safety.
ULLSWATER LAKE BOAT RIDE
Enjoy a day on England’s most beautiful lake, Ullswater. Ullswater ‘Steamers’ create the perfect opportunity to enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Ullswater valley, with views from the lake that you just don’t get from the road.
Opportunities to break your journey at one of our 3 piers to explore and maybe stop for lunch or afternoon tea.
The sailings also link with some of the most famous and enjoyable walks in the Lake District.
RAVENGLASS AND ESKDALE RAILWAY: ‘RIDE ALL DAY’ TICKET
The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway is a popular heritage visitor attraction offering visitors a unique experience to traverse the National Park, from the coast to England’s highest mountains, the Scafells (3,209ft).
With steam and diesel engines in regular service including the oldest working 15” steam locomotive in the world, River Irt.
There are excellent facilities to be found at both ends of the line, and a choice of open and closed carriages. This is a great day out for all ages, whatever the weather.
PRIVATE ONE WAY TRANSFER FROM MANCHESTER AIRPORT TO THE LAKE DISTRICT
Book your trip in advance and start your stay in the Lake District without stress. Pre-book your private transfer from Manchester Airport to any hotel in the Southern Lake District (post codes included: LA8, LA9, LA22, LA23) with comfort and safety and avoid long taxi lines.
WEEKLY WALKING TOUR IN THE LAKE DISTRICT: FROM WINDERMERE
These guided walks leave every Wednesday from the Windermere area to a range of beautiful locations throughout the Lake District. A fully qualified and experienced leader will accompany the group. Return transfers to the start point from the Windermere area also included in the price.
PRIVATE TOUR OF THE LAKE DISTRICT: FROM WINDERMERE
Spending the morning on the infamous Hardknott and Wrynose passes, and even more remote parts of the Lake District, with time to take in Britain’s favourite view, Wastwater, the deepest lake in England. Do some sightseeing and head east to view the magnificent scenery around Ullswater, including the Aira Force Waterfalls with this guided outing.
LAKE DISTRICT DAY TOUR BY RAIL: FROM LONDON INCLUDING HAWKSHEAD
Enjoy a day trip by train to the Lake District and discover the world of Beatrix Potter amidst the breath-taking scenery of the surrounding countryside.
The combination of craggy hilltops and glittering lakes have long stirred the imagination of visitors and helped to make it the UK’s most popular National Park. There’s time to visit two of Beatrix Potter’s former properties, explore the medieval village of Hawkshead and take a relaxing and scenic cruise on Lake Windermere before heading back to London.
PRIVATE TOUR: LAKE DISTRICT OF BEATRIX POTTER
A private tour of the Lake District of Beatrix Potter with your personal guide. Explore the landscape associated with Beatrix Potter, visit her former home at Hill Top in Near Sawrey and enjoy the garden settings for many of her stories.
This private tour is designed to take you back in time to appreciate a Lake District that was far removed from the popular visitor destination of today.
A time when farming was the most important industry, roads were made of dirt and transport was by horse and carriage, steam trains and lake steamers. This was the Lakeland of Beatrix Potter – a landscape of small fields, herdwick sheep, whitewashed farms and stunning scenery.
4-DAY LAKE DISTRICT AND BEATRIX POTTER EXPERIENCE: FROM WINDERMERE INCLUDING LAKE CRUISE
Discover the best of the Lake District and the places that inspired Beatrix Potter on this 4-day experience based in Bowness-on-Windermere.
Stay three nights at the 4-star Lindeth Howe hotel, once owned by the writer, and enjoy two guided tours, including two lake cruises, plus time to explore independently.
Travelling by mini-coach, see the region’s scenic highlights and charming towns on a Ten Lakes Spectacular tour. Then, the next day, visit the locations associated with Beatrix, including her former home, Hill Top House. Breakfasts, dinners and hotel transfers are included.
LAKE DISTRICT DAY TRIP BY RAIL: FROM LONDON
Discover the Lake District’s literary heritage on this guided day trip from London, with train transport included. Enjoy a scenic drive along Lake Windermere to Waterhead.
Then, visit Hawkshead village, where William Wordsworth studied. If you take your tour during winter, visit Rydal Mount and Gardens — Wordsworth’s former home for a tour and cream tea — and Bowness. Or, if you visit during summer, visit Hill Top, where Beatrix Potter once lived, and enjoy cream tea at Lindeth Howe Country Hotel. Upgrade to travel in style with a First Class rail ticket.
3-DAY LAKE DISTRICT AND HADRIAN’S WALL SMALL GROUP TOUR: FROM EDINBURGH
Spend three days discovering the secrets of Roman Britain and the stunning English Lake District on this small group tour from Edinburgh. Follow the route of the historic Hadrian’s Wall before crossing the border into England to spend two nights in the tranquil surroundings of the Lakes.
3-DAY LAKE DISTRICT TOUR FROM WINDERMERE: INCLUDING ULLSWATER LAKE CRUISE
Enjoy two nights’ stay at the 4-star Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel — formerly owned by beloved children’s author Beatrix Potter — located close to Lake Windermere.
This comfortable hotel is set in six acres of mature gardens and offers superb accommodation and fine dinning in its award-winning restaurant. Views over the lake and to the fells are spectacular at anytime of the year. This comprehensive tour gives you the opportunity to discover the highlights of Lake District and admire the landscape on a scenic lake cruise.
3-DAY BEATRIX POTTER EXPERIENCE IN LAKE DISTRICT INCLUDING LAKELAND TOUR AND LAKE CRUISE
Delve into the beautiful Lake District and favorite places of children’s storyteller Beatrix Potter on this 3-day experience, including accommodation, breakfasts and dinners.
Stay at the 4-star Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel — a Victorian house once owned by Beatrix herself — and enjoy a half-day guided tour of the area in a comfortable mini-coach.
On route, travel to Hill Top House, the writer’s charming home, for a visit (at your own expense), see picturesque Hawkshead and enjoy a scenic Lake Windermere cruise. Round-trip transfers between your hotel and selected locations are also included.
2-NIGHT LAKE DISTRICT HIGH ADVENTURE: FROM WINDERMERE INCLUDING RAVENGLASS AND ESKDALE RAILWAY
Enjoy two nights stay at the 4-star Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel located close to Lake Windermere. This comfortable hotel, formerly owned by Beatrix Potter, is set in 6 acres of mature gardens and offers superb accommodation and fine dinning in it’s award winning restaurant. Views over the lake and to the fells are spectacular anytime of the year.
LAKE DISTRICT TOUR FROM WINDERMERE: TEN LAKES IN ONE WINTER DAY
See 10 lakes in one day on a 6.5-hour tour around the idyllic Lake District from Windermere! With an expert local guide, travel by coach around the region to enjoy photo stops and strolls around quaint villages, natural beauty spots and 10 impressive bodies of water: Lake Windermere, Rydal, Grasmere, Thirlmere, Derwent Water, Bassenthwaite, Buttermere, Crummock Water, Ullswater and Brothers Water. It’s a great way to discover the Lake District countryside at its picture-perfect best.
OVERNIGHT LAKE DISTRICT RAIL TRIP: FROM LONDON
Mix guided tours with independent sightseeing on an overnight trip to Lake District National Park from London. Arrive by train to the popular park for a full-day sightseeing tour that includes a cruise on Coniston Water, time at Beatrix Potter’s former Hill Top home, and a delicious afternoon tea.
Then, enjoy the second day to explore as you wish. With round-trip rail tickets, overnight 3- or 4-star accommodation and breakfast included, it’s a wonderfully convenient way to discover this stunning region.
5-DAY TOUR FROM EDINBURGH: YORK, YORKSHIRE DALES, LAKE DISTRICT AND HADRIAN’S WALL
Discover some of northern England’s most picturesque regions on this 5-day excursion from Edinburgh. With an expert driver-guide, you’ll enjoy a scenic journey along the magnificent East Lothian coastline to the historical city of York.
From here, visit the breathtaking natural beauty of North York Moors National Park and the Yorkshire Dales, then relocate to the charming market town of Keswick to explore the Lake District and Hadrian’s Wall. Numbers limited to 16 on this small-group tour, ensuring an intimate experience with personalised attention from your guide.