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Beatrix Potter's Lakeland Tour

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  • 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: Joan L, September 2014

brilliant tour, staff were fantastic

Reviewed by: Crystel W, September 2014

Fantastic tour! Our tour guide was amazing, picked us up right on time at our B and B which was so helpful since we had no car on this trip. He took us to several spots for photo ops which were breathtaking before we even got to Hill Top. The ability to be taken right to the front of the line at Hill Top and straight in was very convenient. The drive to our boat ride was gorgeous and I really enjoyed being able to get on the lake and see the lush scenery from the water. Again, our tour guide kept us on track, on schedule and showed us a terrific amount of places, my camera was overflowing with photos! So glad I was able to add this to our Lake District visit, very convenient, comfortable, relaxing and affordable.

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Tour code: 3395BEA