From Manchester: 4-Day Lake District and Hadrian's Wall Tour
- Explore Hadrian's Wall, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Discover the Lake District
- Enjoy three nights of accommodations
- Relax with return transfers from Manchester
On day two, join the High Adventure Tour, which focuses on the western Lake District. This full-day tour follows the path of Roman Emperor Hadrian’s legions in the 2nd century AD when they built roads through the high passes. Make your way through the steep ascents of Wrynose Pass and Hardknott Pass and see the ruined Roman Hardknott Fort before absorbing epic views of Upper Eskdale and Scafell Pike. Continue to Ravenglass and enjoy a ride on the miniature Ravenglass and Eskdale narrow-gauge railway. Gaze at the ancient woodlands and fells of Eskdale and enjoy lunch at a country inn. Stop to marvel at the famously beautiful views over Wastwater, England’s deepest lake. Visit Muncaster Castle and the World Owl Centre, home to some of the world's most beautiful and rare owls. Stroll around the gardens and visit the center or if the house is open, enjoy a tour. Please note entrance is only included for the Muncaster Castle grounds and the World Owl Center.
On day three, enjoy the Roman Britain and Hadrian's Wall tour. Travel along the Wall, viewing the remains of towers and landmarks. You will have time to enjoy the Roman Army Museum, exploring the history of the Romans and learning what it was like to work on the Wall. Also visit Vindolanda, a Roman settlement and one of Europe’s largest excavation sites.
On day four, you will be picked up from your hotel or guesthouse and taken on the Six Lakes morning tour. This tour focuses on the Northern side of the Lake District and is ideal for those who are short on time but want to enjoy the spectacular scenery the National Park has to offer. The tour will take you to six lakes, including Windermere, Brotherswater, Ullswater, Thirlmere, Grasmere Lake, and Rydal Water. Your driver guide will drop you off in Windermere at 1:30 PM and you will have time to explore the village before departing back to Manchester at approximately 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM. Arrive back in Manchester by 7:30 PM.
- 3-nights accommodation
- Lake District from Manchester tour
- Lake cruise
- Full-Day high adventure tour
- Train ride on Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
- Entry to Muncaster Castle gardens
- Full-day Hadrian's Wall tour
- Half-day Six Lakes morning tour
- Driver and guide commentary
- Entrance fees, unless specified
- Food and drinks, unless specified
Prepare for the activity
- Comfortable shoes
- Rain gear