Lake District tour with afternoon tea and cruise
Day trips & excursions

Lake District tour with afternoon tea and cruise

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Varies seasonally
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 13 hours 30 minutes
Do this because
  • Explore an area renowned for its breath-taking scenery, stunning natural beauty and quaint market towns
  • Enjoy a scenic cruise on Lake Windermere and indulge in a spot of traditional afternoon tea
  • Discover the life of one of England's most iconic writers, Beatrix Potter
What to expect

You'll kick off your day of exploring at Oxenholme Station where your expert guide will be waiting to whisk you away to the heart of the Lake District. You'll enjoy the scenic surroundings of the Cumbrian Mountains, stop to snap some photos at the tranquil Tam Hows and discover the silver waterfalls and impressive rock scenery of Langdale Valley.

Then, it's time to visit the tiny medieval market town of Hawkshead. With a charming mix of higgledy-piggledy houses and narrow cobbled streets, this pretty village in the heart of the Lake District was beloved by great writers like Beatrix Potter and William Wordsworth. Your next stop of the day will be Hill Top Farm, the former home of Beatrix Potter and the inspiration for so many of her characters. If you visit during the winter months, you'll see the 'World of Beatrix Potter' interactive exhibition instead as the farm is closed during that time.

After a busy day exploring, it's time to start unwinding. You'll enjoy a cruise on Lake Windermere where you'll be treated to stunning views of mountain scenery, secluded bays and wooded islands before relaxing with an English afternoon cream tea. You'll head to Lindeth Howe Country Hotel, which was once owned by Beatrix Potter herself, and enjoy tea and scones while soaking up the views of the stunning English countryside.

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What's included
  • Meet your expert guide in Oxenholme
  • Free Wi-Fi on board the train
  • Entrances
  • Cream tea
  • Return journey
  • Information pack
What's not included
  • Lunch
  • Pick-up and Drop-off
Reduced price
  • Children (5-11 years old): Reduced
Where

Euston, London NW1 2DS, UK

Meeting point:

Please meet your tour representative outside the main ticket office inside Euston Station. There, you will be given your train tickets and information pack and your tour representative will explain the order of the day before you board your train. Euston Station is centrally located (zone 1) and easily accessible by underground, it is serviced by the Victoria and Northern Lines. You can spot your guide by their red clipboard.

What to remember
  • This tour ends at around 9.30pm at Euston Station
  • Please note that this is an unescorted tour although you will have a guide for the Lake District Guided Tour
  • Children under the age of 4 are not permitted on this tour
  • From November to March, the itinerary will vary and you'll visit the World of Beatrix Potter instead of Hill Top Farm (which is closed during the winter months)
  • On Fridays between April and October, Hill Top Farm isn't open so you'll visit The Beatrix Potter Gallery whilst in Hawkshead
  • Upon checkout, you can select a standard or first-class ticket. Keep in mind that seating requests will be fulfilled where possible on the Eurostar however, they cannot be guaranteed
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When
  • Please check the calendar to find this tour's availability
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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