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Beatrix Potter's Half Day Lake District Tour Including Lake Cruise

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Overview
Literature lovers will find a lot to interest them in the Lake District, including Hill Top Farm, home to beloved children's book author Beatrix Potter. Admire the landscapes and gardens that inspired her memorable illustrations, and later visit Hawkeshead, where Romantic poet William Wordsworth went to school. This tour also includes a cruise on spectacular Lake Windermere.
Itinerary
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You’ll have 4 starting options
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  • 1
    Tarn Hows
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 2
    Beatrix Potter Gallery
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 3
    Hawkshead Grammar School
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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You'll end at
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Highlights
  • Experience some of the most beautiful views in the Lake District
  • Enjoy seeing your favorite childhood books come to life at Hill Top
  • This tour includes a relaxing cruise on Lake Windermere
  • A delightful tour for both adults and children
Important Information
Departure Point
Mountain Goat Tours, Victoria St, Windermere LA23 1AD, UK Bowness Bay, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere LA23 3HQ, UK Kelsick Road, Kelsick Rd, Ambleside LA22, UK Oxenholme Station, Oxenholme, Kendal LA9 7RB, UK
Duration
4h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Transport in a small mini-coach
  • On-board commentary in English
  • Windermere Lake Cruise
Exclusions
  • Food & drink
  • Additional Entrance fees
  • Drivers gratuity (Optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be 5 years or older
  • There will be places in Hawkshead to buy food or drink but we recommend you have Lunch before the tour.
  • There are toilet stops on route
  • Minimal walking is involved
  • Our vehicles are not currently wheelchair accessible
  • Luggage storage is available at the Windermere Information departure location
  • Seats cannot be reserved
  • Each passenger must have their own seat
  • Please note Hill Top is an additional £11.80 per adult and £5.90 per child. This must be booked with Mountain Goat at least 24 hours before the tour departs
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
122Reviews
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evachan615 wrote a review Mar 2020
Hong Kong, China1 contribution
We have travelled all the highlights & attractions in Windermere in this tour, including Wray Castle, Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, Hawkshead Grammar School, and Tarn Hows. The trip ended with a lovely Windermere Lake cruise to Bowness. Our tour guide, Peter, was just
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Liz C, Marketing Manager at Beatrix Potter's Half Day Lake District Tour Including Lake Cruise
Responded 10 Mar 2020
Hello, Thank you for your lovely review, it's great to hear you enjoyed your day out in the central Lakes and feel as though you saw plenty of places. We're happy you also enjoyed Peter's company, I will let him know you had a good time. Best wishes, Mountain Goat
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Katzeyes wrote a review Feb 2020
Island of Malta, Malta2 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a wonderful time and Jean went out of her way to show us as much of the Lake District as she could. Lots of information and good laughs too.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Liz C, Marketing Manager at Beatrix Potter's Half Day Lake District Tour Including Lake Cruise
Responded 2 Feb 2020
Hello Katzeyes, Thank you for your lovely review about your trip to the Lake District, we're very happy you enjoyed Jean's company and had a great time! Hopefully we see you again! Best wishes, Mountain Goat
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Steve C wrote a review Dec 2019
Firth, NE19 contributions7 helpful votes
This was a concession to my wife since she is a huge Beatrix Potter fan and I know Peter Rabbit but not as big a fan as she. That being said this trip was a lot of fun. We got Derek as our driver again for the second day in a row after a trip to Hadrian's Well and Derek knows
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Liz C, Marketing Manager at Beatrix Potter's Half Day Lake District Tour Including Lake Cruise
Responded 30 Dec 2019
Hello Steve C, Thank you for your review of our Beatrix Potter tour, it's fantastic to hear you enjoyed your day out and found Derek to be entertaining and informative for the second time during your visit to the Lakes! It's great to know you learnt plenty about the wonderful national park that we call home and that you found your customer experience with us to be a pleasant one. Best wishes, Mountain Goat
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Michelle W wrote a review Dec 2019
Brisbane, Australia124 contributions1 helpful vote
For me this was a highlight of my whole holiday. Mountain Goat tours have some very knowledgeable and lovely staff with great service including pick up from accommodation within town. I highly recommend their tours
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Response from Liz C, Marketing Manager at Beatrix Potter's Half Day Lake District Tour Including Lake Cruise
Responded 28 Dec 2019
Hello MichelleW4866, Thank you for your review! It's fantastic to hear our tour was the highlight of your holiday and that you enjoyed the Lake District so much! Thank you for your wonderful compliments about our team, we're glad you found your experience to be so positive! Hopefully we'll see you again. Best wishes, Mountain Goat
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Peter40a wrote a review Nov 2019
BEXHILL-ON-SEA12 contributions1 helpful vote
We had an amazing tour of Beatrix Potters Lakeland, our guide Peter was a mine of information, we learnt so much from him, he also pointed out the best places for food and drink and we were not disappointed. He took us to Coniston Water which was an additional bonus as I have
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Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from Liz C, Marketing Manager at Beatrix Potter's Half Day Lake District Tour Including Lake Cruise
Responded 3 Nov 2019
Hello Peter40a, Thank you for your review of our Beatrix Potter's tour. It's great to hear you had a brilliant day out, learnt lots and enjoyed your time with driver guide Peter. We'll look forward to seeing you again in October too! Best wishes, Mountain Goat
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  • Duration: 4h 30m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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