The Ten Best Day Tours in Lake District

The beautiful Lake District is one of England’s largest national parks. It offers a large quantity of outdoor day tours – from cruising on Lake Windermere, enjoying Peter Rabbit to a hike up the rugged summits of Scafell Pike Mountain. The Lake District has something for everyone!

Beatrix Potter Tour from Windermere

You will enjoy a scenic Lake Windermere cruise, travelling through the beautiful countryside and arriving at ‘Hill Top Farm’, which during the 1900s, was the home of the famous children’s author – Beatrix Potter. You will visit all the rooms and discover all about her life. Afterwards, you will visit the cute village of Hawkshead.

The High Adventure Mountain Passes Spectacular

From Lake Windermere, you will visit the amazing mountains of the Lake District. You will travel in an air-conditioned minivan following the very steep route founded by the Romans, over the Wrynose and Hardknott Passes. You will travel through breathtaking fells, and then visit the Roman Hardknott Fort, followed by a train ride on the Ravenglass and Eskdale railway.

Full Day Lake Explorer Tour

Again, starting from Windermere, you will travel over the mountaintops, waterfalls and lakes. Soak in the awe-inspiring views over Grasmere and enjoy an optional cruise onto magnificent Lake Windermere.

Ten Lakes Tour from Windermere

If you do not have a lot of time – then this is probably the trip for you, as you will visit 10 beautiful lakes in one day, travelling on board a comfortable coach. You will pass through picturesque villages and unspoiled scenery.

Ullswater Lake Boat Ride

Here you will enjoy the majestic delights of the Ullswater Valley, embarking the sightseeing cruise boat at Glenridding Pier. Why not have a break from your cruise and visit Howtown or Pooley Bridge.

William Wordsworth Daffodils Tour

You will be collected by your local private guide and driver for a drive through the Lakeland fells to Cockermouth and visit Wordsworth House – the birthplace and childhood home of the famous 19thcentury poet William Wordsworth & his sister, Dorothy. The house is fascinating and set out just as it would have been in the 1770s. 

The Beatrix Potter and Peter Rabbit Tour 2017

A lovely day for all the family – touring through the Lakes to visit the home of Beatrix Potter and the gardens in which Peter Rabbit and Jemima Puddleduck lived.  Afterwards you will visit the fascinating Beatrix Potter Gallery.

Castlerigg Stone circle – Lakes Mountains and Villages Tour

A car will collect you from your holiday choice. You will then visit some of the best regions in the Lake District. You will travel through the amazing mountains, lakes and villages and then visit Castlerigg Stone circle in Keswick.

Lake District Hiking Tour

This is a private, flexible guided tour with a professional Blue Badge knowledgeable Guide. You will enjoy a hike along lake side footpaths, visiting amazing waterfalls and lush mountains. However, the day is for you as your guide will tailor the day to suit your own preferences.

Private Tour of the Lake District

You will be collected in the morning and head off to the Langdales and the rugged Wrynose and Hardknott passes. You will then visit the more remote areas of the Lake District, including a visit to Wastwater(the deepest lake in England) and the Aira Force Waterfalls. The tour can also be flexible to your requirements.