Lakeland Excursion – Full Day – Up to 4 People

Lakeland Excursion - Full Day - Up to 4 People

From the views of Lake Windermere to mountain ranges and historically important sights and dwellings, this tour has it all. There’s something for everyone on this full day excursion into Lakelands awe inspiring land and heritage.

An insight and understanding that will change the way you view historic significance in the Lakes.

This Tour Includes:

• Private Air Conditioned Vehicle
• Local expert driver / guide
• Parking Fees

This Tour Excludes:

• Food and Drink
• Attraction Entry Fees
* Duration: 8 hours
* Starts: Ambleside, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Tours & Sightseeing >> Bus & Minivan Tours




From the views of Lake Windermere to mountain ranges and historically important sights and dwellings, this tour has it all. There’s something for everyone on this full day excursion into Lakelands awe inspiring land and heritage.

An insight and understanding that will change the way you view historic significance in the Lakes.

This Tour Includes:

• Private Air Conditioned Vehicle
• Local expert driver / guide
• Parking Fees

This Tour Excludes:

• Food and Drink
• Attraction Entry Fees

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Claife Viewing Station, Claife Station Cottage Kemble Drive, Far Sawrey LA22 0LW England

From the courtyard take a short stroll to the viewing platform where you can admire panoramic views of Windermere through coloured panels the way Victorian way. Take in views to both the north and south of Lake Windermere. Listen out for the Aeolian wind harp on a blustery day and learn about the building’s colourful history.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Tarn Hows, Lake District National Park, Coniston LA21 8AQ England

A beauty spot that must not be missed, yet is not entirely typical of the local landscape, for the tarn is partly artificial, being three tarns joined together in the 19th Century and most of the trees surrounding it are conifers. The attraction is its sheer beauty, surrounded by thick woodland, and views towards Wetherlam, the Helvellyn range and the Langdale Pikes.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Hardknott Roman Fort, Hardknott Pass, Eskdale CA19 1TH England

Follow in the footsteps of the Romans at Hardknott Fort, an archeological site. Remains of the Roman fort Mediobogdum is located on the western side of the Hardknott Pass. From the remains of the bath house at Ravenglass, the road went east to Hardknott, and from there it descended to the shores of Lake Windermere.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Co.Ltd, Railway Station, Ravenglass CA18 1SW, UK

Opened in 1875 originally to bring iron ore from Eskdale to the Furness Railway at Ravenglass. Journey from Dalegarth, past seven request stops with a gradient of 1:40 at times, through the hills, across the estuary to your final destination of Ravenglass, the only coastal village in the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Lake District National Park.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Muncaster Castle, Ravenglass CA18 1RD England

Learn about the historical importance of Muncaster Castle, a privately owned castle overlooking the River Esk, about a mile east of the west-coastal town of Ravenglass. It is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade I listed building. The lands have been owned by the Pennington family for more than 800 years.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes