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Lake District Countryside Guided Tour with Windermere Lake Cruise Instant Confirmation

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
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. Explore other towns such as Hawkshead and Tam Hows and know why Potter, herself, loved the countryside.
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Adult (Age 17-59)
USD 49.31
USD 49.31
Child (Age 5-16)
USD 44.25
USD 44.25
Senior (Age 60 & over)
USD 48.04
USD 48.04
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*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 17-59)
USD 49.31
USD 49.31
Child (Age 5-16)
USD 44.25
USD 44.25
Senior (Age 60 & over)
USD 48.04
USD 48.04
  • Duration: 5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Transportation fee / Cruise fee / English-speaking driver
  • Schedule
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  • Check-out
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  • 11:45 Check-in at Windermere Tourist Center
  • 12:00 Start of Tour
  • Windermere Cruise
    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.
  • Hawkshead
    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
    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 6.32
Pick up at Oxenholme Station + USD 6.32
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 12.64
Round-trip transfer to and from Oxenholme Station + USD 12.64
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.)
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Restriction(s)
    • Children 5 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Walking shoes
    • Comfortable clothing
    • Raincoat
Additional Note(s)
    • 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 GBP fee for adults and senior citizens, and 5.45 GBP 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.
    • 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.
    • Admission to the Hill Top costs 11.80 GBP per adult and 5.90 GBP per child which can be paid on the day of the tour.
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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 49.31
USD 49.31

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Language English
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Duration 5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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Lake District Countryside Guided Tour with Windermere Lake Cruise