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Lake District Tours is the specialist in guided sightseeing tours of the Lake District. It is a local company that provides small group, private, half and full day sightseeing tours for international travellers from all over the world. Tours have an...more
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Windermere LA23 1AH, England
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Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous trip with Mountain Goat tours on a Half-Day Windermere and Lake District Winter Tour. Peter our driver was very knowledgeable, friendly and easy going. He was also an excellent driver, many roads I would hate to have driven down, yet Peter...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

- Currently off season, only three of us. The guide Janet is very on time to pick us up. Then she explained everything in detail. We learned loads of interesting stories from it. The ice cream farm she recommended is fantasticMore

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Yanli K
AndyLDT, Owner at Lake District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Now we are entering the quieter winter months yet the weather can still be fantastic - if a little cold! Glad you enjoyed your 'private' tour with Janet and had the time to make the most of your day. Thank you again for your visit...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

The weather held up during our trip to Lake District and trip to the mountains and lakes and eating scones with clotted cream with tea are a treat to Be repeated many a times

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dolly A
AndyLDT, Owner at Lake District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Glad you enjoyed it and I could not agree more about the scones!

Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Had only a day to tour Lake District, this was the best choice! Stephen was a great guide, highly knowledgeable and kind. We will use this company once again on our next visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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AndyLDT, Owner at Lake District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you for your comments and we look forward to seeing you again in the beautiful Lake District

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

The tour was enjoyable! I would definitely recommend using the tour facility rather than driving and trying to manoeuvre around the roads by yourself. Janet was lovely and really knowledgable. They offer pick up and drop off which is helpful. There were a few things...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MeghanBeverley
AndyLDT, Owner at Lake District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your tour and recommendations. Re the delayed train issue you may be aware that delays this year have been a particular problem for various reasons. Therefore we try whenever possible to accommodate these delays so that all...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018

Winner winner chicken dinner....what a fab time had by all, the views the service, the time just melted away, definitely recommend this to get to see the lovely little areas you’d miss if you drove yourself.

Date of experience: August 2018
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AndyLDT, Owner at Lake District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Sounds like you had a wonderful time on your tour and maybe meant to give it top rating with 5 rather than 1? Best wishes Andy

Reviewed 15 September 2018

Janet was an outstanding tour guide. Having lived in the region for many years she has great knowledge of the area and its history and is very enthusiastic to tell the story. We had a great lunch at Sykes farm including delicious homemade ice cream....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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AndyLDT, Owner at Lake District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Pleased you enjoyed your day away from London! Janet loves guiding in the Lake District and sharing her enthusiasm for the area. Glad you enjoyed your lunch stop which is in a most lovely setting in the village of Buttermere. Thank you for your visit...More

Reviewed 12 September 2018

Excellent day out touring around the Lake District. Andy had lots of local knowledge which made the day interesting. We had lots of stops with plenty of photo opportunities. Some stunning views, which we would never found ! Lovely lunch time stop, homeade food and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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AndyLDT, Owner at Lake District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Really pleased you enjoyed your day. We aim to get you off the beaten track to the views that cannot be easily seen from the road and best enjoyed from a smaller vehicle! Glad you enjoyed your lunch stop as we try to support local...More

Reviewed 8 September 2018

Our tour guide/driver Janet was Very knowlegeable and witty. She made the driving fun and educational. I learned a lot about Northern England’s history and some linguistics too (the differences and name history of “lakes”, “meres” and “tarns” was very interesting to me) Highly recommended...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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AndyLDT, Owner at Lake District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you for your review and we are pleased you enjoyed your tour with Janet. There is a lot to see and discover in the Lake District. Thank you again for your visit All the best Andy

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Spent a beautiful day on a tour with 7 other travelers and an excellent guide named Tess today. She was very knowledgable, allowed time to stop and take photos of so many beautiful sites, shared very interesting historical information about the area we traveled as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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