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  2. Yorkshire and The Humber
  3. York
  4. Lake District

The Lake District Tour from York

Product ID: 61075
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Visit 2 of Britain's most popular National Parks in one day. The tour will start with a gentle drive through the Yorkshire Dales with plenty of stops, then take in the highlights of the Lake District, including a lake cruise.
About this activity
Duration 12 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Cruise on Windermere, England's largest lake
  • Drive through the famous Yorkshire Dales
  • Explore the lakeside village of Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Enjoy the view at Tarn Hows, a famous Lake District beauty spot
Full description
Board the mini-coach in York and set off on your tour. Travel through the Yorkshire Dales to the Lake District National Park. 

On arrival in the Lake District, join a bus tour showing visitors the best of the lakes.

Visit Beatrix Potter's splendid Hill Top Farm, where she wrote many of her stories. Take the opportunity to go into the shop, explore her garden and visit the house. Then continue to the medieval village of Hawkshead. Explore this fascinating place where William Wordsworth went to school.

Next it's time for the highlight of the tour: Tarn Hows. Enjoy the views of the lakes with Lakeland Fells in the distance.

Travel to Waterhead and join a lake cruise on Windermere, England's largest lake. Heading towards the lakeside village of Bowness-on-Windermere sit back and enjoy the view to the Langdale Pikes. On arrival, enjoy up to 1 hour of free time to explore. Savor some fish and chips at the lakeside before your journey back to York. 
  • Day tour in mini-coach
  • Driver and guide
  • Windermere lake cruise
What’s Not Included
  • Entry to Hill Top House
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

At 8:00 AM opposite Dean Court Hotel in Duncombe Place next to York Minster, Y01 7EF. The pickup point is in the heart of city, approximately 10 minutes walk from York Railway Station.

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Yorkshire Day Tours

Product ID: 61075