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Beatrix Potter's Lakeland Tour

4.5 39 Reviews

  • Location: Windermere, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3395BEA
This tour is the ideal way to explore the favourite places associated with Beatrix Potter. We travel north alongside Lake Windermere to Waterhead where Beatrix spent many of her school holidays when she lived in London. From here we drive to her Hill Top farm, go into the shop, explore her garden and as an optional extra visit the house.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Family friendly
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Popular choice with kids
The first part of your journey is through the beautiful Yewdale Valley, passing Yew Tree Tarn and Skelwith Bridge making our way to Coniston Water for our lake cruise. We visit the incredible Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top farm where she wrote many of her famous children's stories in this little 17th century stone house.

You have the opportunity to go in the shop, explore her garden and as an optional extra visit the house. After exploring Beatrix Potter’s beautiful house we continue on to the medieval village of Hawkshead where you will have some time to explore this charming village. We drive through the renowned beauty spot of Tarn Hows before descending back to Windermere and Bowness.

Highlights:
  • Beatrix Potter's Hill Top Farm
  • A stop in Hawkshead
  • Tarn Hows
  • Cruise on Coniston Water
  • Tour through Yewdale Valley
  • Waterhead overlooking Lake Windermere
  • Return to Windermere and Bowness

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Windermere Railway Station or accommodation in Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere or Ambleside.
Departure Time:
12.00pm

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

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Pricing information

Beatrix Potter's Lakeland Tour

Hilltop Farm, England

Inclusions:
  • Lake Cruise
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan (maximum 16 people)
Exclusions:
  • Entrance fees to Hilltop
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required
  • Minimum age is 6 years
  • Hilltop is closed every Friday and most Thursdays, however the gardens and shop are open
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: jackie s, July 2014

This tour was spectacular! Our guide, Derek, was so knowledgable about the region! He gave us plenty of picture opportunities and even took pictures of us. The lakes were gorgeous and the scenery was beautiful. Fantastic tour!

Reviewed by: Laura J, May 2014

This tour went above and beyond my expectations! Our tour guide, Peter, was friendly and knowledgeable. I was lucky to have perfect weather on my tour which made the experience all the better! I didn't think I would see as much as I got to see with a half-day tour, but they pack a lot into that time. I was very happy to get to see Wray Castle as well as Yew Tree Farm which was featured as Hill Top in "Miss Potter". The whole tour was phenomenal and I would highly recommend it to anyone.

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