• Location: Windermere, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 3 days (approx.)
From USD $410.87

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Enjoy two nights' stay at the 4-star Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel — formerly owned by beloved children's author Beatrix Potter — located close to Lake Windermere. This comfortable hotel is set in six acres of mature gardens and offers superb accommodation and fine dinning in its award-winning restaurant. Views over the lake and to the fells are spectacular anytime of the year. This comprehensive tour gives you the opportunity to discover the highlights of Lake District and admire the landscape on a scenic lake cruise.
Your 3-day discovery tour of the Lake District highlights begins at the charming 4-star Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel, that used to be owned by the beloved children's author Beatrix Potter. The hotel's logo is actually in her handwriting.

On Day 2 you will join the full-day Ten Lakes Spectacular tour to Ullswater, Borrowdale, Buttermere and Beyond tour which covers Ten Lakes, three mountain passes and a lake cruise, a beautiful waterfall, Castlerigg Stone Circle and the ancient township of Keswick for lunch.

Certainly the most comprehensive, popular and satisfying tour in the Lake District, visiting central, north, north-west and north-east parts of Cumbria with so many stops for photographs and time to take in the breath-taking scenery.

At the end of the tour you will have a departure transfer back to your hotel or Windermere train station.

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Schedule details

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
From Windermere Railway Station, or hotels/guest houses/youth hostels in Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere or Ambleside.
Departure Time:
Hotel check-in from 3pm
3 days (approx.)
Return Details:
Check-out from your accommodation will be at 11am on Day 3.

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Pricing information

3-Day Lake District Tour from Windermere Including Lake Cruise

Castlerigg Stone Circle

  • Lake cruise on Lake Ullswater
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Luxury mini-coach transport
  • Ten Lakes Spectacular tour
  • Two breakfasts and two dinners
  • Two nights accommodation at 4-star Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel
  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Maximum tour group size is 16
  • Not recommended for child aged 16 and under
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers
  • You may check in to your hotel from 3pm on day 1, please time your arrival for after this time

Day 1: Bowness (D)
Arrival transfer to the Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel from Windermere train station or your hotel in Windermere, Bowness or Ambleside. After check in, enjoy free time this afternoon before dinner at the hotel this evening.

Overnight: 4-star Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel in Bowness

Day 2: Bowness - Ten Lakes Spectacular Tour - Bowness (B, D)
After breakfast, enjoy a pickup by minivan from the hotel and set off on your scenic, full-day Ten Lakes Spectacular tour. Learn about the Lake District's history and geology from your guide as you travel.

Follow the banks of Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, and make your first stop in the lovely village of Ambleside before continuing to Rydal Water for a photo stop. After capturing the scenery around this mirror-glass lake, ascend Kirkstone Pass on route to Thirlmere, a reservoir formed from the merging of two natural lakes.

Travel through the lush Borrowdale Valley and past Bassenthwaite Lake. Climb the rugged slopes of Honister Pass to the village of Buttermere and then drive by Crummock Water to Keswick. Here, pull up to enjoy free time for lunch (own expense) and explore this market town as you wish. Back aboard your minivan, venture to Castlerigg Stone Circle, an ancient circle of 48 stones placed here around 3,000 BC likely to form a ceremonial site.

Then visit one of the area’s scenic waterfalls, and relax on a lake cruise. After roughly six to seven hours of exploring, return to your hotel for a drop-off in time for the evening and dinner.

Overnight: 4-star Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel in Bowness

Day 3: Bowness (B)
Relax over breakfast this morning and enjoy free time before a late-morning checkout and departure transfer to Windermere station or your Windermere, Bowness or Ambleside accommodation.

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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Jonathan F, August 2016

We loved this tour! The lakes district was absolutely beautiful. This tour was such good value. The restaurant was first class. I highly recommend this tour. We had a few days relaxing in the middle of our busy trip to Europe.

Reviewed by: Diane C, June 2015

This tour was amazing!