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  1. United Kingdom
  2. North West England
  3. Windermere
  4. Lake District

Lake District: The High Adventure Tour from Windermere

Product ID: 11891
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Get off the beaten track and enjoy a full-day tour exploring the Western Lake District. Leave from Windermere to experience England’s steepest passes, visit the splendid 14th Century Muncaster Castle, and admire Britain’s favorite view at Wastwater.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Drive over the Wrynose and Hardknott passes, the steepest passes in England
  • Admire the sights at Wastwater, voted “Britain’s Favorite View”
  • Explore the 14th Century Muncaster Castle and its internationally-acclaimed gardens
  • Admire views of Hardknott Roman Fort and spectacular views of England’s highest mountains
  • Visit Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway and enjoy a train ride on a narrow gauge heritage railway
Full description
Discover the beautiful sights of the Western Lake District on this adventurous full-day tour. This tour will take you off the beaten track as you discover the magnificent scenery of the Lake District with its beautiful mountains and dramatic lakes.

Make your way over the Wrynose and Hardknott passes, the steepest passes in England we drive past the extraordinary remains of Hardknott Roman Fort, 1,000 feet up on the fells.

Embark on the famous miniature Ravenglass and Eskdale railway before enjoying lunch at a traditional country inn. In the afternoon you will drive onward to “Britain’s Favorite View” at Wastwater, England’s deepest and most dramatic lake.

Your next destination is the splendid 14th Century Muncaster Castle, where you can explore its internationally acclaimed gardens and World Owl Trust. The beautiful scenery of the Coniston Fells and Coniston Water bring an end to this classic tour of the Lake District.
Includes
  • Transportation in a mini-coach
  • Live on-board commentary in English
  • Ride on Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
  • Entrance to Muncaster Castle gardens and grounds
What’s Not Included
  • Food & drinks
  • Additional entrance fees
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

This tour departs outside the Windermere Tourist information Center at 09:45 AM.Please arrive 5 minutes early. Address: Victoria Street, Windermere, LA23 1AD (100 meter walk from the Windermere bus and train station). Please go to the tour operator's desk inside.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Children must be 5 years or older
• All passengers must have their own seat
• Seats cannot be reserved
• Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
• There will be a designated lunch stop where it will be possible to buy lunch
• There will be toilet stops on route
• Minimal walking is involved
• Vehicles are not currently wheelchair accessible
• Luggage storage is available at the Windermere Information departure location
• Routes are subject to change without notice and the vendor reserves the right to alter tours in the event of severe inclement weather, traffic congestion, or for operational reasons
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 50 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.9/5
Organization
4.9/5
Value for money
4.7/5
Safety
4.9/5

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Product ID: 11891