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Lake District Countryside Guided Tour with Windermere Lake Cruise

lake district countryside tour

Walk through the breathtaking countryside and follow the paths that inspired Beatrix Potter to create the popular Peter Rabbit books! Cruise along Windermere Lake and visit William Wordsworth's school, located in a medieval village.

  • lake district countryside tour
  • Windermere Lake
  • Beatrix Potter - Hill Top Gardens
  • Beatrix Potter's Hilltop Farm
  • Tarn Hows
  • Tarn Hows
  • Tarn Hows lake district
Discover more of the English countryside and the life of Beatrix Potter in this guided tour. Go for a cruise along Windermere, England's largest lake before arriving at Beatrix Potter's Waterhead Hill Top Farm where she wrote many of her children's novels. Explore other towns such as Hawkshead and Tam Hows and know why Potter, herself, loved the countryside.
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Price
Pick-up from Windermere
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2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 17-59)
USD 70.39
USD 70.39
Child (Age 5-16)
USD 55.46
USD 55.46
Senior (Age 60 & over)
USD 69.08
USD 69.08
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 17-59)
USD 70.39
USD 70.39
Child (Age 5-16)
USD 55.46
USD 55.46
Senior (Age 60 & over)
USD 69.08
USD 69.08
  • Tarn Howes
  • Duration: 5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Transportation fee / Cruise fee / English-speaking driver
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 11:45 Check in at Windermere Tourist Center
  • 12:00 Start of Tour
  • Windermere Cruise
    Beatrix Potter - Cruise on Windermere Begin the tour with a leisurely cruise on Windermere Lake from Bowness Bay towards Waterhead. The lake is also one of the country's most popular holiday and summer getaways. Sit back, relax and enjoy the unrivaled views from the lake to the mountain ranges.
  • Beatrix Potter's Hilltop Farm
    Beatrix Potter's Hilltop Farm This quaint cottage is home to many of Beatrix Potter's creations, one of which is the popular Peter Rabbit books. Learn more about the author's life and what makes this 17th century farmhouse a sanctuary to those who grew up reading Potter's short stories.
  • Hawkshead
    Tarn Hows Continue to the medieval village of Hawkshead and explore its timeless buildings. Find William Wordsworth's old grammar school and take plenty of time taking pictures of the whitewashed cottages, narrow alleys, secluded courtyards and Gothic parishes.
  • Tarn Hows
    Tarn Hows Northwest of Hawkshead is Tarn Hows, one of the most photographed locations in the Lake District, attracting up to half a million visitors every year. This popular tourist destination is also mentioned on William Wordsworth's Guide Through the District of the Lakes.
  • 16:30 Check out at Windermere Tourist Center
Add-ons:
Pick up at Oxenholme Station + USD 6.55
Pick up at Oxenholme Station + USD 6.55
The pick-up time at Oxenholme Station is 11:08. (This is available on Mondays to Saturdays only. There is no shuttle service on Sundays.)
Round-trip transfer to and from Oxenholme Station + USD 13.10
Round-trip transfer to and from Oxenholme Station + USD 13.10
You will be dropped off at Oxenholme Station after the tour at 18:28. (This is available on Mondays to Saturdays only. There is no shuttle service on Sundays.)
Package detail / Schedule
Pick-up from Bowness
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 17-59)
USD 70.39
USD 70.39
Child (Age 5-16)
USD 55.46
USD 55.46
Senior (Age 60 & over)
USD 69.08
USD 69.08
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 17-59)
USD 70.39
USD 70.39
Child (Age 5-16)
USD 55.46
USD 55.46
Senior (Age 60 & over)
USD 69.08
USD 69.08
  • Tarn Howes
  • Duration: 5.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Transportation fee / Cruise fee / English-speaking driver
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 11:25 Check-in at Bowness Pier
  • 11:40 Start of Tour
  • Windermere Cruise
    Beatrix Potter - Cruise on Windermere Begin the tour with a leisurely cruise on Windermere Lake from Bowness Bay towards Waterhead. The lake is also one of the country's most popular holiday and summer getaways. Sit back, relax and enjoy the unrivaled views from the lake to the mountain ranges.
  • Beatrix Potter's Hilltop Farm
    Beatrix Potter's Hilltop Farm This quaint cottage is home to many of Beatrix Potter's creations, one of which is the popular Peter Rabbit books. Learn more about the author's life and what makes this 17th century farmhouse a sanctuary to those who grew up reading Potter's short stories.
  • Hawkshead
    Tarn Hows Continue to the medieval village of Hawkshead and explore its timeless buildings. Find William Wordsworth's old grammar school and take plenty of time taking pictures of the whitewashed cottages, narrow alleys, secluded courtyards and Gothic parishes.
  • Tarn Hows
    Tarn Hows Northwest of Hawkshead is Tarn Hows, one of the most photographed locations in the Lake District, attracting up to half a million visitors every year. This popular tourist destination is also mentioned on William Wordsworth's Guide Through the District of the Lakes.
  • 16:30 Check-out at Bowness Pier
Add-ons:
Pick up at Oxenholme Station + USD 6.55
Pick up at Oxenholme Station + USD 6.55
The pick-up time at Oxenholme Station is 11:08. (This is available on Mondays to Saturdays only. There is no shuttle service on Sundays.)
Round-trip transfer to and from Oxenholme Station + USD 13.10
Round-trip transfer to and from Oxenholme Station + USD 13.10
You will be dropped off at Oxenholme Station after the tour at 18:28. (This is available on Mondays to Saturdays only. There is no shuttle service on Sundays.)
Package detail / Schedule
Pick-up from Ambleside
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 17-59)
USD 70.39
USD 70.39
Child (Age 5-16)
USD 55.46
USD 55.46
Senior (Age 60 & over)
USD 69.08
USD 69.08
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 17-59)
USD 70.39
USD 70.39
Child (Age 5-16)
USD 55.46
USD 55.46
Senior (Age 60 & over)
USD 69.08
USD 69.08
  • Tarn Howes
  • Duration: 5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Transportation fee / Cruise fee / English-speaking driver
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 11:55 Check-in at Ambleside Kelsick Road - Bus Stop near the Library
  • 12:10 Start of Tour
  • Windermere Cruise
    Beatrix Potter - Cruise on Windermere Begin the tour with a leisurely cruise on Windermere Lake from Bowness Bay towards Waterhead. The lake is also one of the country's most popular holiday and summer getaways. Sit back, relax and enjoy the unrivaled views from the lake to the mountain ranges.
  • Beatrix Potter's Hilltop Farm
    Beatrix Potter's Hilltop Farm This quaint cottage is home to many of Beatrix Potter's creations, one of which is the popular Peter Rabbit books. Learn more about the author's life and what makes this 17th century farmhouse a sanctuary to those who grew up reading Potter's short stories.
  • Hawkshead
    Tarn Hows Continue to the medieval village of Hawkshead and explore its timeless buildings. Find William Wordsworth's old grammar school and take plenty of time taking pictures of the whitewashed cottages, narrow alleys, secluded courtyards and Gothic parishes.
  • Tarn Hows
    Tarn Hows Northwest of Hawkshead is Tarn Hows, one of the most photographed locations in the Lake District, attracting up to half a million visitors every year. This popular tourist destination is also mentioned on William Wordsworth's Guide Through the District of the Lakes.
  • 16:30 Check-out at Ambleside Kelsick Road - Bus Stop near the Library
Add-ons:
Pick up at Oxenholme Station + USD 6.55
Pick up at Oxenholme Station + USD 6.55
The pick-up time at Oxenholme Station is 11:08. (This is available on Mondays to Saturdays only. There is no shuttle service on Sundays.)
Round-trip transfer to and from Oxenholme Station + USD 13.10
Round-trip transfer to and from Oxenholme Station + USD 13.10
You will be dropped off at Oxenholme Station after the tour at 18:28. (This is available on Mondays to Saturdays only. There is no shuttle service on Sundays.)
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • Children 5 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • Walking shoes
    • Comfortable clothing
    • Raincoat
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • Please note that Beatrix Potter's Hilltop Farm is closed on Fridays except during June, July, and August.
    • Entrance fees to Hill Top house are £10.90 fee for adults and senior citizens, and £5.45 for children.
    • Please take note that hand-carry luggage can be left on-board while larger bags can be stored at the lockers at Windermere Information Centre with an additional fee of GPB 4.
    • Please note that the tour is a guided scenic mini-coach tour, but there are times when you will have the option to walk up to a few hundred meters to take in a view or point of interest.
    • Meals and drinks are not included in the price but are available for purchase on site.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 12:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 70.39
USD 70.39

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Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 5 - 5.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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