10 Lakes Winter Scenic Tour - Expert Guide - Photo Stops - Magnificent Locations | La Vacanza Travel

10 Lakes Winter Scenic Tour - Expert Guide - Photo Stops - Magnificent Locations

Duration: 7 hours
Destination: United Kingdom, England, Windermere
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  • 7 hours
  • Windermere
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable

Overview

Spectacular Views, Amazing Locations, Photo Opportunities, Great Commentary with Interesting Information and Facts.

If you are looking for a Lake District tour to see 10 beautiful lakes, magnificent mountains, spectacular scenery, traditional villages as well as famous landmarks and insights into living in the Lakes, then this tour is for you.

With plenty of unrushed stops for photos, fascinating facts and a comfy seat in an air-conditioned minivan, this is the perfect way to spend a winter's day.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Kirkstone Mountain Pass, England

A brief stop at Kirskstone Pass for photos

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Ullswater Lake, England

We stop on the shore of Ullswater for another photo opportunity

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Aira Force Waterfall, Penrith CA11 0JS England

An opportunity to take a short walk through the forest to the waterfall of Aira Force. It's great to be able to explore the outdoors here on well established paths.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Castlerigg Stone Circle, Castle Lane Underskiddaw, Keswick CA12 4RN England

We then make our way to Castlerigg Stone Circle to explore this late Neolithic stone circle.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Theatre by the Lake, Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5DJ England

Our lunch stop is at the cafe attached to the Theatre by the Lake at Lakeside, Keswick. This great location is right next to Derwentwater and you will have plenty of opportunity to explore the area

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Derwent Water House Keswick on Derwentwater Nbiughl, Keswick CA12 5RF England

There is time for a brief walk along the shore of Derwentwater

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Ashness Bridge, Keswick England

We now make our way to Suprise View and Ashness Bridge for fantastic views across Derwentwater towards Catbells and Skiddaw. You will have plenty of time for photos!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Honister Slate Mine, Honister Pass, Keswick CA12 5XN England

Our next stop is at Honister Slate Mine, the last slate mine in England. The views from here are fantastic.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Buttermere Lake, Buttermere, Cockermouth CA13 9XA England

We travel down the Honister Pass to Buttermere. More opportunities for photos!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Moss Force Waterfall, Buttermere, Cockermouth CA12 5TS England

After climbing up the Newlands Pass we arrive at Moss Force waterfall. We will stop here to take in the views.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Bassenthwaite Lake, A66, Bassenthwaite, Keswick England

Weather permitting, we will call in at a great overlook spot for Bassenthwaite Lake.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, Church Cottage, Grasmere LA22 9SW England

We pass through Grasmere and see the world famous Gingerbread Shop

Stop At: Wordsworth Grasmere, 591 Dove Cottage A, Grasmere LA22 9SH England

A brief stop outside of Dove Cottage to see the place where William Wordsworth lived.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Windermere, Windermere, Lake District, Cumbria, England

This is one of our pickup points

Pass By: Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere, Lake District, Cumbria, England

This is one of our pickup points

Pass By: Ambleside, Ambleside, Lake District, Cumbria, England

This is one of our pickup points

Pass By: Kendal, Kendal, Lake District, Cumbria, England

This is one of our pickup points

Pass By: Keswick, Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria, England

This is one of our pickup points

Inclusions
  • All entrance fees for locations on the itinerary are included
  • Relaxed and friendly small-group tour of no more than 7 guests
  • Professional Guides share their expertise of all the fascinating facts and stories in English
  • Departure and return to convenient, centrally located meeting points
  • Comfortable minivans with air-conditioning, WiFi and charging points for most mobile devices
  • Regular photo / refreshment / comfort stops

Exclusions
  • Lunch - We do stop for lunch but the cost of the food and drink is not included
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The time of pickup from Oxenholme train station is timed to meet the first train heading towards Glasgow from London Euston on Mondays to Saturdays
  • Stroller accessible
  • The English Lake District weather can change quickly, even in the summer months. Please bring a waterproof coat with a hood in case of rain or windy weather
  • As there is a little walking involved on the tour, some uphill and on uneven or wet terrain, please wear suitable, comfortable shoes
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • The route is subject to change is the weather conditions prevent us using our normal routes
  • Children under the age of 5 can travel on this tour but we do not recommend it
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • All passengers, including children of any age, must have a seat purchased for them
  • We will collect you from the departure point linked to your chosen option. Please do not change to a different departure point without informing us in advance as we don't automatically go to every departure point. If we don't know you have changed your departure point we may not pick you up for the tour!
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

1: Windermere LA23, UK
2: Ambleside LA22, UK
3: Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere LA23, UK
4: Oxenholme, Kendal LA9, UK
5: Keswick CA12, UK


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

7 hours


User's Reviews

TheSandstorm

24 Feb, 2024

We spent a wonderful day in this beautiful part of the country with two kind experts and locals. Gillian and Sandra made a great team with lots of interesting history and showed us lovely highlights of the region. We will definitely be returning to check out some of their recommendations!

Sev_E

13 Jan, 2024

One tour not to be missed. Great tour guide. Very knowledgeable and went above and beyond answering questions. Very friendly, was like we was on a tour with a friend. View points were breathtaking

Becksterboop28

20 Oct, 2023

Had the best day with Tim on this tour. His company was fantastic only beaten by his knowledge of the area. Excellent way to see a large area of the lakes whilst learning the history and being expertly driven up some questionable roads to some amazing view points. Highly recommended

yvonnekelb

27 Sep, 2023

The whole experience was fabulous, the guide and driver where fantastic very knowledgeable we would do it again.

mackenziec307

11 Sep, 2023

Tim gave us a fabulous day, calmly and expertly driving on hairy roads to gorgeous spots we would not have found on our own. Tim’s knowledge of both historical and current events and places of interest brought The Lakes alive for us. We had a real mix of weather and were lucky to see this beautiful place in a variety of conditions, all in one day. Note that the parking lot where you meet up does NOT allow for all day parking. You may park all day in another lot very close by, so arrive early enough to allow for a short walk over to the meeting place. I highly recommend this tour!

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Great tour made even better by guides!

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Fantastic day!

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Marvellous day in The Lakes!

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First class tour! Cumbria is so beautiful!

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Beautiful day in the Lakes

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Once in a lifetime trip

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Staggeringly beautiful views

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Enjoyed it!

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A BRILLIANT WAY TO ENJOY YOUR VISIT TO THE LAKE DISTRICT!

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Winter tour

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Legit Scenic Tour! Highly recommended!

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