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Lake District: Beatrix Potter Half-Day Tour

1. Lake District: Beatrix Potter Half-Day Tour

Surround yourself with the scenery that inspired Beatrix Potter's enchanting tales during a half-day tour of the Lake District National Park. Visit the author's home and explore the medieval Hawkshead and the scenic Tarn Hows. Start by making your way to Hill Top, the 17th-century home that Beatrix Potter used as an artistic retreat. Stroll through the colorful garden, home to various flowers, vegetables, and herbs. When Hill Top is closed, an alternative attraction will be visited. After exploring Miss Potter’s extraordinary house, continue to the medieval village of Hawkshead, and get some time to explore the fascinating village. Drive through the renowned beauty spot of Tarn Hows. Conclude with a cruise down England’s largest lake, Windermere, offering unrivaled views of the mountains.

Lake District: Afternoon Tour from Windermere

2. Lake District: Afternoon Tour from Windermere

This afternoon scenic tour introduces the culture, landscapes and famous characters of The Lake District. This journey takes you to the Langdale Valley, filled with heritage and farmland. From here you travel over Blea Tarn pass to Coniston. There are many picturesque views along the way, including Tarn Hows & Loughrigg Tarn. Make a quick stop in Hawkshead, before returning to Windermere. Sit back and enjoy a boat cruise on Lake Windermere, before being dropped off back at your starting location. This half-day tour is ideal for those who want to explore the Lake District's spectacular scenery but are short on time.

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What people are saying about Windermere

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4.8 / 5

based on 344 reviews

Our driver and guide Steve was very friendly and informative, a very enjoyable experience and i learnt a lot more going on this tour than i would if going it alone the scenery was beautiful well worth booking this tour

Great experience- wonderful views

Really enjoyed the tour. Bob our tour guide and driver was excellent. We would never have seen some of the views if we had not taken the trip. Can certainly this to anyone who would like to see the lakes and views etc.

Our guide Chris was an incredible guide, knowledgeable, personable and an asset to the company. He provided so much insight into the Lake District area - can’t wait to come back!

A beautiful tour, along with a great tour guide named Carl that was very knowledgeable and welcoming! Highly recommend!

The afternoon out was amazing

Our driver Elliott was brilliant, the tour amazing and great value for money.