Tours

Surprise View

The Winter Special

The Winter Special This tour operates in the winter months weather and numbers permitting from 1st November to the end of February. It is essentially a Tour G and the morning part of tour A to create a full day tour departing at 0945 and returning at approx 1645. There is no boat cruise included and lunch is taken in Grasmere.   Pickup Locations and Times Morning and Full Day tours. For pick ups in Bowness 25 mins before start of tour For Pick ups in Windermere 15 mins before start of tour. For Pick Ups in Ambleside  15 Mins after start of tour. For Afternoon Tours The normal Pick up time is between 1300 and 1320 in the Bowness and Windermere areas and approx 1325 in the Ambleside area.   ...

Morning Beatrix Potter & Wordsworth Lakeland Tour

For lovers of Beatrix Potter and her world famous children’s stories and for those interested in William Wordsworth this is a scenic tour exploring the literary associations of southern Lakeland. Visiting eight lakes including the exquisite Tarn Hows. Pickup Locations and Timing Pick Up times for this tour are as follows:- For pick ups in Bowness 0925 - 0935 For Pick ups in Windermere  0940 - 0950 For Pick Ups in Ambleside  1010 - 1020   ...

Yew Tree Farm
Wordsworth's Grammar School

Afternoon Beatrix Potter & Wordsworth Lakeland Tour

Inspiring views of central Lakeland, a cruise on Coniston Water, visiting many places, houses and farms that are associated with Beatrix Potter and William Wordsworth (and to a lesser extent Arthur Ransome and John Ruskin). Pickup Locations and Time Pick Up times for this tour are as follows:- For pick ups in Bowness 1300  - 1315 For Pick ups in Windermere  1300 - 1315 For Pick Ups in Ambleside  1325 - 1335    ...

Coach and Boat to Borrowdale

Explore the highlights of the Lake District’s impressive mountain passes, valleys, lakes and splendid waterfalls. A ten lakes tour including a cruise on picturesque Derwent Water. No mountain range more dramatically impressive than which lies in the Honister Valley; no lakes fairer than Ullswater, Derwent Water and Buttermere. This comprehensive tour allows plenty of photo opportunities for the keen photographer and short strolls to take in the pure mountain air and the smell of the countryside. We start off by taking the route through the manificent Kirkstone Pass - the highest road in the lake District - through Troutbeck valley and along the shores of Brothers Water and Ullswater where we alight from the minibus and take a short walk down to the beach to see the lake before us in all it's glory. We continue north to pass through Keswick and into the Borrowdale Valley where we stop at Surprise View voted the most beautiful view in all England - it is almost impossible to take...

Surprise View