Lake District Rail Day Trip from London

Explore an area renowned for its breath-taking scenery, stunning natural beauty and quaint market towns on this fantastic full-day tour to England's largest National Park. Enjoy a scenic cruise on Lake Windermere and indulge in a spot of traditional Afternoon Tea amidst the tranquil surroundings of one of the most beautiful areas in the country.

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$406

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Duration

13 hours 30 minutes

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  • What's included :
    • Scenic Lake Cruise on Lake Windermere
    • Visit medieval Hawkshead village
    • Visit to Hill Top (home of Beatrix Potter)(Summer only – some days closed on Fridays)
    • Cream Tea at the Lindeth Howe Country Hotel, once owned by Beatrix Potter
    • The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction - during winter when Hill Top Farm is closed.
    • Return Train tickets (between London Euston and Oxenholme Station (reserved seats)
    • Small group driver/guided tour of Lake District
    • Entry/Admission - Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House
    • Entry/Admission - Lake Windermere
    • Entry/Admission - The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop off
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Lake District National Park, Oxenholme Road Murley Moss, Kendal LA9 4LF England

    The tour starts in Windermere and heads towards the Langdale Valley, which is filled with heritage and farmland. On route to the Langdale valley you will drive along the famous Lake Windermere and our Driver/Guide will tell you many stories about our wonderful National Park..

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, Main St Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0LF England

    Hill Top is a 17th-century house in Near Sawrey near Hawkshead, in the English county of Cumbria. It is an example of Lakeland vernacular architecture with random stone walls and slate roof. The house was once the home of children's author and illustrator Beatrix Potter who left it to the National Trust. Please note that this attraction open from Mid February to October only (Friday may be closed).

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Hawkshead Grammar School, Old School House Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT England

    Hawkshead Grammar School in Hawkshead, Cumbria, England was founded in 1585 by Archbishop Edwin Sandys, of York, who petitioned a charter from Queen Elizabeth I to set up a governing body. The early School taught Latin, Greek and sciences, including arithmetic and geometry.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Lake Windermere, Windermere England

    Relax & Enjoy A Scenic Cruise On England's Largest Lake.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere, Lake District, Cumbria, England

    Bowness-on-Windermere is a town in South Lakeland, Cumbria, England. Due to its position on the banks of Windermere, the town has become a tourist honeypot. After a busy day exploring, what better way to relax than with an English afternoon cream tea experience at the Lindeth Howe Country Hotel, once owned by Beatrix Potter herself?
    Afternoon cream tea
    Enjoy tea and scones, and soak in the views of some of the famous author's favourite countryside that provided the inspiration for her novels.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: The Scafell Group, Central Lakes England

    Scafell Pike or is the highest mountain in England, at an elevation of 978 metres above sea level. It is located in the Lake District National Park, in Cumbria, and is part of the Southern Fells

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Tarn Hows, Lake District National Park, Coniston LA21 8AQ England

    You will have time to take in the stunning scenery at Coniston before heading to Tarn How’s. Tarn Hows is another one of the Lake District's hidden gems. It has been the inspiration for many artists and writers and once you visit, you will understand why. After admiring the views, the tour will then take you to the final stop which is a trip to Hawkshead.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Coniston Water, Coniston England

    Coniston is a beautiful village which is well known for Coniston Water and Donald Campbell CBE, who broke the world water speed record of 276mph. You might also catch a glimpse of a Steam Yacht Gondala that's a rebuilt Victorian steam powered yacht that offers cruises on Coniston Water.

    Pass By: Beatrix Potter Gallery Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NS England

    The Beatrix Potter Gallery is a gallery run by the National Trust and situated in a 17th-century stone-built house in Hawkshead, Cumbria, England. It is dedicated to presenting original book illustrations by Beatrix Potter.

    Stop At: Hawkshead, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Lake District, Cumbria, England

    Hawkshead is a charming medieval village full of narrow alleys and characterful squares. It is home to a grammar school which was established back in 1585 and where the famous English poet, William Wordsworth went to school. Overlooking the village on a hill, you can also find St Michael and All Angels Church, that has been there since 16th century. Whilst we're talking about Hawkshead we also must mention the delicious Hawkshead Relish Company, which is definitely worth a visit! Hawkshead is a village where you get a real sense of history and it is a great place to explore, which is why we include it in so many of our tours.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, The Old Laundry Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BX England

    A vibrant family attraction bringing to life Beatrix Potter's stories in a magical recreation of the Lake District countryside featuring Peter Rabbit. *Please note: We will include this attraction during winter (When Hill Top Farm is closed).

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Euston, London NW1 2DS, UK
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Unfortunately children under the age of five years cannot be permitted on this tour, as the minivans are not fitted with child safety seats
    • Tour Departs: 8.00am at Euston Station. Meet the Evan Evans Representative outside the main ticket office Tour Finishes: approx. 9.30pm at Euston Station
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Please note this is an unescorted Tour although you will have a Guide for the Lake District Guided Tour
    • November - March itinerary may vary and instead of visiting Hill Top Farm (which is closed during the winter months) you will visit The World of Beatrix Potter
    • On Fridays between April – October Hill Top Farm is not open so you will visit The Beatrix Potter Gallery whilst in Hawkshead instead
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

9

Organised by Evan Evans Tours

Activity ID: V-3858EE040

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