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

Lake District: Beatrix Potter Private Tour and Lake Cruise

Product ID: 178445
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This tour is ideal for fans of Miss Potter, visiting some great locations in a scenic afternoon. Sit back and enjoy some of the best scenery the Lake District has to offer.
About this activity
Duration 4.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide

Pick-up service

The local tour provider offers a range of different pick-up locations throughout the Lake District.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Visit Beatrix Potter's former home, Hill Top Farm
  • Enjoy a lake cruise on England's largest lake
  • Explore the renowned beauty spot of Tarn Hows
  • Visit the medieval village of Hawkshead
Full description
Start this half day tour by making your way from Bowness Bay towards Waterhead, cruising on England’s largest Lake, Windermere. Sit back and enjoy the unrivaled views from the Lake towards the fell ranges beyond.

After arriving at Waterhead you make your way to Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top Farm, where she wrote many of her famous children’s stories in this 17th century cottage. You will have the opportunity to go into the house (additional charge & not open Fridays), explore the garden and visit the shop.

Continuing onto the medieval village of Hawkshead, you will have a short time to explore its many delightful features. There is plenty of photo opportunities as William Wordsworth old Grammar School is located here.

Onwards then, to the renowned beauty spot of Tarn Hows, which is one of the most photographed locations in the Lake District. Soak up the stunning views looking towards the mountains at Tarn Hows, before making your way back to Windermere.
  • Lake cruise on Windermere
  • Driver/guide
  • Exclusive use of the vehicle
  • Live commentary in English
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Entry to the house incurs an additional charge and is not open Fridays
• A range of different pick-up locations are offered around the Lake District
• This tour is suitable for all ages, including children under 5
• Children's car seats can be provided if requested

From US$ 367.72 Per group up to 6

Organized by

Mountain Goat Tours & Holidays

Product ID: 178445