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

Lake District: Western Lakes Full-Day Tour

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Get off the beaten track and enjoy a full-day tour exploring the Western Lake District. Experience England’s steepest passes, visit the splendid 14th Century Muncaster Castle, and admire Britain’s favorite view at Wastwater.
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  • 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
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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.

Enjoy 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.
  • Transportation in a mini-coach
  • Live on-board commentary in English
  • Entrance to Muncaster Castle gardens and grounds
What’s Not Included
  • Food & drinks
  • Additional entrance fees
  • Gratuities (optional)

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This tour departs from outside the Windermere Tourist Information Center.

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• Children must be 5 years or older
• There will be a designated lunch stop where it will be possible to buy lunch
• There will be toilet stops en route
• Minimal walking is involved
• Vehicles are not currently wheelchair accessible
• Routes are subject to change in the event of severe inclement weather, traffic congestion or for operational reasons

From US$ 68.15 per person

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Product ID: 11891