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Stunning Lake District 4 Hour Tours!

By Home James Private Lake District Tours
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Ages 0-120
Duration: 4h
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Live guide: English
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  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • soft drinks & water are available at any point on the tour.
What's not included
  • All attraction entrance fees are not included in the tour price and are payable by the customer.


Start:
  • Bowness Pier, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere LA23 3HQ, UK
    Bowness pier
Pickup details
  • Pick up will be at the customer hotel - B&B - Guest House or arranged place within two miles of Bowness Pier
End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 118332P3

    • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

    • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

    Which attractions will I visit with Stunning Lake District 4 Hour Tours!?
    How much is Stunning Lake District 4 Hour Tours!?
    Stunning Lake District 4 Hour Tours! price starts from £448.90. Discover and book Stunning Lake District 4 Hour Tours! on Tripadvisor
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    Stunning Lake District 4 Hour Tours! cancellation policy: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties. Discover and book Stunning Lake District 4 Hour Tours! on Tripadvisor
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    If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 118332P3

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    Itinerary
    • You'll start at
      Bowness Pier
      Or, you can also get picked up
      See departure details
    • 1
      Lake Windermere
      Stop: 60 minutes
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    • 2
      National Trust - Claife Viewing Station and Windermere West Shore
      Stop: 20 minutes
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    • 3
      Tarn Hows
      Stop: 60 minutes
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      Pass by
      Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House
    • 4
      Esthwaite water trout fishery
      Stop: 20 minutes
      See details
    • 5
      Coniston Water
      Stop: 60 minutes
      See details
    • 6
      Stock Ghyll Force
      Stop: 20 minutes
      See details
      Pass by
      Loughrigg Fell
    • 7
      Waterhead Pier
      Stop: 60 minutes
      See details
    • 8
      Lake Grasmere
      Stop: 30 minutes
      See details
    • 9
      Grasmere Garden Village
      Stop: 20 minutes
      See details
    • You'll return to the starting point
    About the operator
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    • Home James Private Lake District Tours
      32
      United Kingdom
      Joined in May 2019
    • meganrG1500GJ
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Incredible experience
      This tour was absolutely phenomenal, Simon was a fantastic tour guide and ensured we were comfortable at all times. Beautiful views and amazing food, I recommend this tour to anyone who wants to learn more about the history of the Lake District and enjoy a day out looking at gorgeous views.
      Written 3 September 2023
    • lucassH99WL
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      wonderful views amazing hospitality
      Everything about this tour was stunning, from the driver’s knowledge of his surroundings to the hospitality I received when I was given a complimentary drink and candies, this tour was a revelation to new areas I had not yet explored 11/10 will do again
      Written 3 September 2023
    • Jemmbarr
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      A Drive to Remember
      Simon's lake tour did not leave us wanting to go home, to James or anyone else! We could have just stayed in the lovely lake district and stared at the beauty of the hills and water forever. This area of England is vast, lovely and amazing. Without a guide, such as Simon, one would certainly be driving around in traffic and missing the views. Simon is not only knowledgeable of the region, he really seems to enjoy the location himself. Simon's love of the area was not missed on this tour. We saw all of the lakes, and explored some history, shopped in the small village of Hawkshead, hiked to a waterfall and were constantly wowed by the views! Simon was kind enough to take us to a market at the tour's end to purchase some needed items. You will enjoy the stunning lakes and you'll be riding with a "lake expert". Take this tour!
      Written 22 July 2023
    • RHC_London
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Terrific Experience!
      Simon’s terrific, a delightful and very knowledgeable guide. He provided a 2 hour late afternoon tour of the area; gratefully, the weather worked to our favor, and we were able to see many wonderful vistas and sights. He was also very thoughtful and accommodating to our needs. Simon also provided transit to and from the hotel to the train station. So very reliable and responsive via text. Highly recommend his services!
      Written 8 July 2021
    • COYS_02
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Highly Recommeded
      Simon was a very professional: quick in responding to our first query and offered a great plan for one-day tour. During the tour, too he was an excellent and knowledgeable guide telling a lot about the nature, villeges around the lake - very impressive. Highly recommended!
      Written 5 September 2020
    • Stuart L
      0 contributions
      1.0 of 5 bubbles
      BUYER BEWARE !!
      I booked a private tour via an email conversation with owner Simon Doherty. At no point during our correspondence did he state his bookings are non-refundable. When I had to cancel (due to one of my party having to self-isolate due to Cobid 19 immunity issues), he refused to refund my booking. Despite not issuing a contract or providing booking T&C's, he tries to get around this by putting a line in his emails that states that in the case of extreme bad weather of government travel restrictions a full refund will me made. This does not excuse the fact that he has NEVER stated my booking was non-refundable. On principal I am know taking him to court to recover my money. BUYER BEWARE !! I
      Written 10 August 2020
    • costadeljhoan
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Great!
      I'm very satisfied this tour. The driver named Simon took us great scenery place, the beautiful lakes, mountains,falls,nice garden,etc. We enjoyed the whole Lake District. I had really nice time with tis tour. I recommend to my friends in Japan. Thank you so much.
      Written 22 July 2019
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    Kushty22
    London, UK51 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Aug 2021
    Travelled up from Liverpool and went on a four hour tour and it was simply amazing! Firstly, we had decided on the tour at the last minute and spoke to Simon on the evening before to enquire about availability. He was very helpful and booked us in for a tour the next morning. The tour itself was brilliant. Simon is a thorough Gentleman and made us feel so relaxed from the very first minute. The vehicle is very comfortable and if you want a tour without the hassles and stress of having to drive and navigate yourself to the various sites, then I recommend you look no further. Simon was very knowledgeable of the area and was very accommodating in ensuring the tour was taken at our pace and at same time ensuring we covered as much as possible within the time.

    Definitely would look to use Simon again for future tours.
    Written 26 August 2021
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    I’m so pleased you guys had fabulous sunny weather for your tour date. It was my pleasure to meet you all and show you the stunning Lake District in all its glory! Simon
    Written 26 August 2021
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    Elle B
    Sevenoaks, UK14 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Jul 2021 • Family
    Even though the weather wasn't what we were hoping for that day, we still had a brilliant time. Simon is easy-going and a pleasure to have as a guide. The trip stops are flexible but we were happy to be guided by Simon to show us what the Lake District has to offer. A variety of picturesque towns, waterfalls, lakes, stunning scenery and historic sights was just what we wanted. It was lovely to have someone with us who knows their way around and knows where to park which allowed us to relax.
    Written 20 July 2021
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    Oh yes a bit of rain didn’t stop us enjoying a wonderful tour together did it! A pleasure to meet you all and what a lovely family you are! Many thanks! Simon
    Written 21 July 2021
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    Brexiteer
    London, UK1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Aug 2023 • Family
    What a great half day tour of the Lake District! It was our v first visit to the area and Simon was a fantastic guide showing us the key sites. We found him v friendly, articulate and knowledgeable about the area. Our party of 6 included my elderly parents who also found Simon highly considerate particularly helping them into and out of the MPV each time there was a stop, which was much appreciated. My father really appreciated Simon’s effort to stop by the famous poet Wordsworth’s home in Grasmere as it was a particular wish of his. In summary, we couldn’t have been happier with the tour and would definitely recommend Simon very highly to anyone wishing to have a private guided tour of this beautiful area.
    Written 31 August 2023
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    And it was my greatest pleasure to show dad Dove Cottage, Wordsworth’s home in Grasmere as it was his desire fulfilled! And what a wonderful day we had in this outstandingly beautiful area! You were all lovely customers! Take care & I hope to see you all again soon! Simon@HomeJames
    Written 31 August 2023
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    craig_otter
    Addlestone, UK2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing tour exploring the whole of the Lake District with a very friendly and knowledgeable tour guide. Perfect thing to do if you want to visit the Lake District. You get amazing views, fun things to do, amazing historical landmarks with the fantastic tour guide taking you through the history of them, and much more. Best thing to do if you want to see the breathtaking sights of the Lake District in a convenient 4 hours. Magnificent tour guide who knows everything about the Lake District and has great customer service and knows how to accommodate his customers well. In my opinion, it’s the best tour in the Lake District. FANTASTIC!
    Written 24 August 2021
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    Well many thanks for your Lakes Tour review George! And might I say that you and your sister and dad were AMAZING customers and now great friends! It was class too see you all enjoying the special beauty and freedom The Lakes had to offer us on this fabulous day! And I especially enjoyed watching your stone throwing at Ulswater! And the wet feet!!😎 🤩👍 Many Thanks Simon
    Written 24 August 2021
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    Julie M
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Feb 2023
    What a great way to explore the Lake District.

    Our tour guide Simon was amazing, such a great guy. He was knowledgeable, accommodating and very personable so easy to get along with and connected with everyone in our party.

    We got to see some wonderful scenery and sights that included stunning Aria Force waterfall and Castlerigg Stone circle amongst others too many to mention.

    Simon driving skills were superb and his vehicle was spotless. Everyone enjoyed the treats that he had ready and waiting for us on our tour and the music was an added bonus

    We also used him as our taxi around town.

    It was great value and I would highly recommend this tour.

    Julie M
    Written 28 February 2023
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    Thank you for your kind words Julie! What a wonderful time we had together exploring this wonderfully fascinating part of the world! It was my pleasure to take you all around the Lake District and enjoy the delightful sights and sounds! Simon 😃
    Written 3 March 2023
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    Viacheslav
    London, UK2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Jul 2023 • Family
    The quality of the tour exceeded our expectations.
    Simon arrived 10:00 AM sharp to pick us up at our hotel driving a comfortable van with AC, snacks and water.
    Clear accent (we, non native speakers, had absolutely no trouble understanding the narrative), intimate knowledge of the Lake District, attentive and friendly attitude constituted the wonderful overall experience despite a rainy-windy weather.
    Tour locations offer breathtaking views and a glimpse at a somewhat secluded lifestyle of Lake District's villages.
    The tour itself and meeting Simon were a perfect way to start learning about the district.
    Written 21 July 2023
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    I’m so glad you all enjoyed your Lakes Tour. We had a wonderful time together! It was a pleasure too take you around this beautiful area and show you the natural wonders. And thanks for taking the time to leave your thoughts for all to read. Simon
    Written 22 July 2023
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    jacqui10965
    Plymouth, UK32 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Aug 2021 • Couples
    We did a four hour trip with Simon..
    The brief given to Simon was to take us off the beaten track to places we would never find on our own..
    that is exactly what he did.. such amazing scenery and special locations.. couldn’t fault it.. chocolates and refreshments were also provided on the trip and he was a very genuine and informative guide.. nothing was too much trouble.. opened doors for us and gave a helping hand to the ladies who needed it.
    We ran over out time but he was chilled about it. Even took pictures and videos for us and sent them at the end of the day via WhatsApp.. nothing was too much trouble..
    A great trip.! Would do it all again..
    Written 29 August 2021
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    Many thanks for sharing your thoughts for everyone to read! We had a wonderful time around the lakes didn’t we! Many thanks! Simon
    Written 29 August 2021
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    Racerman
    16 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Jul 2022
    We saw all the mountains/walls/farmhouses/rivers and animals we would never have seen on a bus tour. And Simon is an area expert, we tried to stump him on questions to no avail. He is a wealth of local and lore knowledge. He took us off the beaten path and shared wonderful scenery and stopped as we requested by some less known but very interesting sites. Simon was gracious enough to share a meal with us and when we missed our ferry ride, he was kind enough to drive us to its destination -- with no complaints, nothing but a smile. What a wonderful fellow and excursion, can't recommend enough to those about to jump o a bus with 10 other people.
    Written 14 July 2022
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    I’m so glad you both enjoyed your tour of the lakes in the sunshine! It was my absolute pleasure too meet you and show you some of the beautiful areas the lakes have to offer. And for taking the time too share your experience for other customers too read as well. 😎 Simon
    Written 15 July 2022
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    John H
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Sept 2022 • Couples
    Absolutely superb guide, who went far beyond the call of duty to make our trip enjoyable. He treated us like royalty, with a terrific sense of humor to boot. Greatly recommend.
    Written 24 September 2022
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    I so enjoyed our Lake tour together John! It was my absolute pleasure to show you& Kara around this wonderful part of the world. Thank you for taking the time to add your review online for everyone to read. Simon
    Written 25 September 2022
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    Go756643
    Los Angeles, CA9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Jul 2023 • Friends
    It’s too bad I can’t rate this higher!! We had an amazing tour of the Lake District. The guide was knowledgeable and a lot of fun! Scenery was unbelievable! If you have a chance to experience this do not think twice!
    Written 5 August 2023
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    So glad you all enjoyed your Lakes Tour, and thanks for your kind words too!!
    Written 6 August 2023
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