Scenic Lake District and Afternoon Tea
|Included Highlights:||Lake District, Hill Top Farm (home of Beatrix Potter), Medieval Hawkeshead Village, tour of picturesque Yewdale Valleys.|
|Duration:||Full Day. Advanced Booking Necessary.|
|Included:||Round trip train tickets to Lake Districts National Park with reserved seats, Tour of the Lake Districts with a local guide, Scenic Lake Cruise, visit Lindeth Howe (once home to Beatrix Potter) to enjoy a lovely cream tea.|
|Departures:||Monday-Sat. (01st. April - 31st Oct.) Nov.- March itinerary vary|
|Ref. number:||0160E 1 Day. Ref. number: 0159E 2 days. More days possible|
Meet your representative at the station early morning to collect your tickets and itinerary for the day. Time to be confirmed by email after reservation has been completed.
Enjoy a very relaxing train journey North to Oxenholme in the spectacular Lake District National Park in a little over 3 hours. On arrival there you will be met by a local guide to enjoy a tour of the beautiful Lake District.
Drive through the breath taking Yewdale Valley, passing Yew Tree Tarn and Skelwith Bridge to Coniston Water, to enjoy a cruise on the lake gliding through the waters (for which the area is very famous) against the dramatic backdrop of the District's mountains.
Our tour of the Lake District continue to the picturesque medieval village of Hawkshead, with an enchanting combination of whitewashed houses, its cobbled streets, narrow alleyways overlooked by a 16th Century Church.
We make our way to Hill Top, the inspiration for many of Beatrix Potter's characters. Her home, where she wrote several of her famous stories, remains exactly as she left it and in each room there is something that appears in one of her books. Afternoon Tea at the Lindeth Howe Country House, now a hotel. You will also experience many other Lake District picturesque beauty spots before returning to Oxenholme for the train back to London.
PRICE INCLUDES: * Round-trip Train tickets to Lake District Nat. Park with reserved seats * Scenic Lake Cruise on Coniston Water * Explore Medieval Hawkshead Village * Visit to Hill Top Farm (entrance to Beatrix Potter house not included) * Tour through the picturesque Yewdale Valleys * Afternoon Tea at the Lindeth Howe, once home of Beatrix Potter
This tour is unescorted to and from London and non-refundable. Note: child price is age 5 - 11 years inclusive. Alternatively, why not stay overnight in the Lake Districts? Centrally located 3 star hotel, Bed and Breakfast. Ref. 0160E 1 day Lake District and Afternoon Tea Ref. 0159E 2 day Lake District and Afternoon Tea