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  2. South East England
  3. London
  4. Lake District

Lake District Day Trip from London with Afternoon Tea

Product ID: 43262
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Discover the romantic landscape of England’s Lake District on a 13-hour tour, with round-trip train transfers from London. Discover the home of Beatrix Potter and medieval Hawkshead Village. End the day with a traditional afternoon tea.
About this activity
Duration 13 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Cancellation policy
This activity is non-refundable

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the romantic landscape of the Lake District
  • Visit the former home of Beatrix Potter
  • Cruise on Windermere
  • Enjoy a traditional English Cream Tea
  • Wander among whitewashed houses in medieval Hawkshead
  • Admire the views from Tarn Hows
Full description
Explore the picturesque Lake District, considered among the most beautiful parts of England, and enjoy a wonderful tour of medieval Hawkshead, the former home of Beatrix Potter, and much more. A tour representative will meet you early in the morning at Euston Station to hand you all your travel documents. Then, sit back and relax as you watch the English countryside speed by.
Winter Itinerary:

Train to Hawkshead village
We make our way through the Southern Lake District arriving at the medieval village of Hawkshead, the home of William Wordsworth’s old Grammar School, to see an enchanting mix of whitewashed houses and cobblestone streets. 
Tarn Hows
Onwards then, to the renowned beauty spot of Tarn Hows, which is one of the most photographed locations in the Lake District.
Langdale Valley
We then make our journey into the Mountains and the Langdale Valley, which was formed by glaciers millions of years ago. Stop at the picturesque Blea Tarn where you might even see a few of the local Herdwick Sheep.
Windermere cruise from Waterhead to Bowness 
Make your way from Waterhead to Bowness Bay by cruising on England’s largest lake, Windermere.
Cream Tea at Bowness-on-Windermere
Finish the tour with a traditional English Cream Tea at Lindeth Howe Country Hotel, another former home of Beatrix Potter.

Summer Itinerary: 

Windermere cruise from Bowness Bay to Waterhead
Start the afternoon by making your way from Bowness Bay towards Waterhead cruising on England’s largest Lake, Windermere.
Hill Top Farm
Make your way to Hill Top Farm, former home of Beatrix Potter, and discover the inspiration for so many of her characters. You will also get the chance to browse around the shop.
Hawkshead village
Next, visit the medieval village of Hawkshead, the home of William Wordsworth’s old Grammar School, to see an enchanting mix of whitewashed houses and cobblestone streets. 
Tam Hows 
Onwards then, to the renowned beauty spot of Tarn Hows, which is one of the most photographed locations in the Lake District.
Cream Tea at Bowness-on-Windermere
Finish the tour with a traditional English Cream Tea at Lindeth Howe Country Hotel, another former home of Beatrix Potter.
Includes
  • Return train tickets
  • Guided tour of the Lake District
  • Traditional English Cream Tea
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks (unless otherwise specified)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your tour representative outside the main ticket office of Euston Station, London. They will give you your travel documents and tickets for the train departure to Oxenholme, as well as answer any last minute questions you may have

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Please note that once this tour has been confirmed, it cannot be altered or cancelled
• Hill Top House is closed on Fridays however the tour will still visit its Garden and Shop
• From the October 31 to February 10, the visit to Hill Top House or Gardens will not be included in this tour
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