Guided Lake District Trip with Cream Tea at Lindeth Howe, Cruise on Lake Windermere & much more

Activity code: 39

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Duration Approx. 14 hours
Departure Euston Station
Start Time 8:00AM
E-Ticket Accepted

Highlights

  • Reserved Seats on train 
  • Lake Cruise on Windermere, England’s Largest Lake
  • See Bowness & Tarn Hows
  • See Yew Tree Farm – where Miss Potter was filmed
  • Visit Hawkshead Village
  • Cream Tea at Lindeth Howe, Beatrix Potter’s home

Description

Departure from Euston Station

You will need to be at Euston Station at 8:00am with your printed train tickets for your outbound and inbound rail journeys. Your train will depart at 8:30am and arrive in to Oxenholme Station at 11:08am. Please print all tickets for both your return rail journey and attraction tickets.

For added comfort and to have refreshments served at your seat, you can choose to upgrade your rail trip to first class.

Oxenholme and the Lake District

After you are taken to the vehicle that will be your transport for the rest of the day, it’s time to hit the road and see the Lake District! You’ll travel through winding country lanes and past cute cottages, with sparkling Lake Windermere on one side. The largest natural lake in England, Windermere is an expansive stretch of water surrounded by rolling hills.

The day continues with a visit to the Hawkshead, a medieval village originally owned by the monks of Furness Abbey. Its church dates back to 1300, and famed poet Wordsworth studied at Hawkshead’s grammar school! You’ll also pass picturesque beauty spot Tarn Hows on the way to Coniston Water – keep your eyes open for resident roe deer in Yew Tree Valley. On our return to Windermere, there’s a photo stop at Yew Tree Farm; the setting for Hollywood film Miss Potter.

Cream Tea at Lindeth Howe – Family Home of Beatrix Potter

You will enjoy a deliciously British cream tea at Beatrix Potter’s family home, Lindeth Howe. A classic Lakeland country house hotel in Bowness, Lindeth Howe is set in 6 acres of its own private garden. Tuck in to fresh clotted cream, jam and scones in this beautiful setting.

Your guide will escort you to the train station for your return journey back to London. You will leave Oxenholme at 6.30pm, arriving at Euston Station at 9.24pm. (Departure times on Saturdays may vary, so please refer to your welcome pack on the day.)
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Additional Information

    What's Included 

  • Reserved train seats 
  • Lake cruise on Windermere
  • Visit to Hawkshead Village
  • Cream Tea at Beatrix Potter's own home Lindeth Howe 
  • Professional guide
What's Excluded

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel transfer

Please Note:
  • Please double check you have entered the correct email address, as without the e-tickets you cannot travel. If you do not receive the email please contact the reservations team on +44 207 233 7030
  • Please print all documents; rail and entry tickets. You will need all these documents for your trip.
  • Once booked this tour is non-refundable
  • Children under 5 are not accepted on the tour due to safety issues
  • Train seats are allocated on first come first serve basis & not guaranteed together.
Schedule

Days of departure: Monday to Saturday


Check-in time: 8:00am
Finish (approx.): 9:30pm
Departure point: Euston Station (by the rail ticket office), London NW1 2RT

 

Please note:

  • During the winter months, Hill Top is closed on weekdays and open on selected weekends only - please check National Trust's website for more information. 
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