HIGHLIGHTS OF THE LAKE DISTRICT TOUR

£575+/GROUP

10 HOURS

PRIVATE MINIVAN TOUR

FLEXIBLE CANCELLATION

YOU PLUS UP TO 5 OF YOUR GUESTS

ALL ENTRANCES INCLUDED

AVAILABLE AS SHORE EXCURSION

£575+/GROUP

YOU PLUS UP TO 5 OF
YOUR GUESTS

10 HOURS

PRIVATE MINIVAN TOUR

CANCEL UP TO 48 HOURS BEFORE TOUR START

AVAILABLE AS CRUISE
SHORE EXCURSION

DISCOVER YOUR ENGLISH LAKE DISTRICT TOUR

Join us on a fantastic extended day trip from Liverpool to the heart of the English Lake District. We can promise you a day of exploration and discovery, with stunning scenery, ancient villages, famous literary figures and a cruise on Lake Windermere.

Our personable and knowledgeable driver guide will take the stress out of the day for you – so that you can sit back and relax and immerse yourself in this captivating landscape.

Our 10- hour Lake District highlights tour is a varied and well- paced itinerary with plenty of opportunities to take in the Lakeland scenery and sample some local treats too, Grasmere Gingerbread springs to mind!

At Liverpool Tour Company, the safety & health of our guests are always of paramount importance to us. This Lake District tour has been optimised for post Covid-19 tours & follows our health protocols.

ARRIVING BY CRUISE SHIP? 

You can book this tour as a shore excursion by simply choosing “Liverpool Cruise Terminal” as your pick-up location during the booking process. Here are the benefits of booking a shore excursion with us.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

100% private shore excursions
Professional local tour guide
Find us right inside the cruise terminal for your pick up & drop off
Guaranteed on-time return to your cruise ship
Full refund should your cruise ship skip port
Same simple cancellation policy as a regular tour
Lower cost than official shore excursion equivalent tours
Multiple language options

LAKE DISTRICT TOUR ITINERARY

Morcambe Bay & Lake District Tour
DISCOVER THE LANCASHIRE COAST
START YOUR ADVENTURE TO THE LAKES
Your driver guide will pick you up from your central Liverpool hotel (or even Manchester) and convey you to the heart of the English Lake District (1 hour 45 minute drive) Your first stop of the day will be Arnside a former fishing port where the river Kent enters Morecambe Bay. You might even catch a glimpse of the tide rushing in!
DISCOVER THE LANCASHIRE COAST
Morcambe Bay & Lake District Tour
Cartmel Lake District
THE BEAUTIFUL CARTMEL
PICTURESQUE COFFEES
Morning coffee in the ancient village of Cartmel, with its former 12th century priory, a real gem to explore. You will arrive in time for morning coffee at the Mallard Tea Shop. You might want to have a shuffle around Unsworth Yard where you will stumble across some culinary treats! And explore the village. Be sure to have a gander at the Cartmel lock up before you leave the village!
THE BEAUTIFUL CARTMEL
Cartmel Lake District
Lake District & Group Travel
THE WORLD OF BEATRIX POTTER
PETER RABBIT AND MORE
Enjoy a scenic drive through the quieter lakeside lanes to Nr Sawrey and Hilltop Farm, home to Beatrix Potter and the inspiration for many of her characters, from the Tales of Beatrix Potter. Explore the house, every room contains a reference to a picture in a “tale “and you will have time to amble through the lovely cottage garden too.
THE WORLD OF BEATRIX POTTER
Lake District & Group Travel
Grasmere Lake District Tour
GRASMERE AND WILLIAM WORDSWORTH
POETS, WRITERS & PAINTERS
Continue on your Lakeland adventure to Grasmere, a charming village with associations with the romantic Lakeland Poet William Wordsworth. A visit to Dove Cottage on the outskirts of the village is a must. You will be inspired by the place where Wordsworth produced his most famous and best- loved poems and his sister Dorothy kept her famous Grasmere Journals. Find out about the many famous literary figures that visited the Wordsworth’s at the cottage. You will have time to stroll in the garden and orchard too.
GRASMERE AND WILLIAM WORDSWORTH
Grasmere Lake District Tour
Lake District
GINGERBREAD IN GRASMERE
GINGERBREAD OR MORE POETRY?
Next stop Grasmere village and time for a quick lunch. You will have the chance to visit William Wordsworth’s final resting place in the graveyard of St. Oswalds Church. You cannot leave Grasmere without queuing up for some Grasmere Gingerbread made to Sarah Nelson’s original secret recipe, dating from 1854. The Grasmere Gingerbread shop is quaint and an attraction in its own right – it is worth a selfie outside or inside!
GINGERBREAD IN GRASMERE
Lake District
Windermere English Lake District Tour
CRUISE ON LAKE WINDERMERE
IN THE HEART OF THE LAKE DISTRICT
You can enjoy your gingerbread on the next leg of your journey as you take a leisurely 30-minute cruise on the beautiful Lake Windermere from Ambleside to Bowness. On a clear day you will enjoy the majestic Lakeland fells unfold before your eyes as you make your way down the lake. Enjoy some free-time in Bowness to explore.
CRUISE ON LAKE WINDERMERE
Windermere English Lake District Tour
Lake District
MEMORIES MADE!
RETURN TO LIVERPOOL
Your driver guide will be waiting for you in Bowness at the end of your cruise & free-time to convey you back to Liverpool in time for dinner or an early evening drink where you can muse over the day you have spent in the English Lake District.
MEMORIES MADE!
Lake District

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Professional local tour guide
Choose your start/end points in Liverpool
Private Lake District tour incl. private transport
Water provided onboard
Entry to Hill Top & Dove Cottage
Lake District cruise on Lake Windermere

EXCLUSIONS

Food & drink
Gratuities

GOOD TO KNOW

You can also book this tour from Manchester city centre - simply choose your location from the dropdown during booking
Consider bringing layers of clothing / rain jacket
Don't forget your camera
We will provide you with a map
Public transport nearby - ask us for details
Consider comfortable shoes suitable for your tour
Tour also available as cruise shore excursion at no extra cost

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