Venture out to the Lake District for the day

Day Trip to Lake District - First Class

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WHY YOU SHOULD GO

Arrive by train to cruise on the Coniston Water, see Yew Tree Farm and more

Highlights

  • Reserved Seats on Virgin Trains
  • Photo stop at Esthwaite Water
  • Lake Cruise on Coniston Water
  • See Bowness & Tarn Hows
  • See Yew Tree Farm, where Miss Potter was filmed
  • Visit Hawkshead Village
  • Visit Hill Top Farm
  • Cream Tea at Beatrix Potter’s own home Lindeth Howe
  • First class (optional extra) includes refreshments served at your seat

Inclusions

  • Reserved seats on Virgin Trains
  • Lake Cruise on Coniston Water
  • Refreshments served at your seats
  • Visit to Hawkshead Village, Hill Top Farm
  • Cream Tea at Beatrix Potter's own home Lindeth Howe
  • Professional guide

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel transfers

Please Note

  • Once booked this tour is non-refundable.
  • This tour will only operate with minimum numbers during the off peak season (October to March). Please call 24 hours after making your booking to confirm.
  • Children under 5 are not accepted on the tour due to safety issues.

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ITINERARY

Welcome
Arrive at Euston Station at 08.00am and meet the Golden Tours representative by the Ticket Office who will check you in and escort you to your reserved seats. Train departs at 08.30am arriving at Oxenholme in the Lake District at 11.08am, where your guide will meet you on the platform.

Oxenholme, Lake District and Beatrix Potter
Admire the spectacular views of Lake Windermere, as you make your way through the narrow country lanes that criss–cross this scenic landscape. We stop for a photo opportunity on the shores of Esthwaite Water, where Beatrix Potter penned her famous stories. Next we visit Hill Top*, the home of Beatrix Potter and see the farm and gardens. We continue to the medieval village of Hawkshead with its quaint alleyways. On our way to Coniston Water where we will enjoy a lake cruise, we pass Tarn Hows, a picturesque beauty spot and cross the Yew Tree Valley keeping our eyes open for the local roe deer. On our return to Windermere we have a photo stop at Yew Tree Farm which was the setting for the film, Miss Potter.

Cream Tea at Lindeth Howe - Home of Beatrix Potter
Savour some delicious cream tea in this classic Lakeland country house hotel in Bowness, set in 6 acres of its own private garden. It was the home of the Potter family and where Beatrix Potter stayed. Your guide will then escort you back to the train station for your return journey back to London leaving Oxenholme at 6.30pm, arriving at 9.24pm. (Departure times on Saturdays may vary please refer to your welcome pack on the day)

  • Hill top is closed on Friday however the gardens and shop are open.


First Class (optional) includes refreshments served at your seat.
Days of departure: Monday to Friday

This tour will not operate from 16th December 2013 to 5th February 2014.

Check-in time: 8:00am
Finish (approx.): 9:24pm

Departure point: Euston Station

Please note:
Hilltop is closed on Fridays, however the gardens and the shop are still open