3-Day Lake District Explorer Small-Group Tour from London

3-Day Lake District Explorer Small-Group Tour from London

Explore the most beautiful and stunning sights of the Lake District with this fantastic 3-day tour. Travel in comfort through spectacular countryside, stop off at some of the region’s well-known lakes or enjoy strolls through thick forests.

This tour includes a return train journey from London Euston to Penrith. On arrival in Penrith, your driver-guide meets you and takes you through the best of the Lake District.
* Duration: 3 days
* Starts: Greater London, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Multi-day & Extended Tours >> Multi-day Tours




Explore the most beautiful and stunning sights of the Lake District with this fantastic 3-day tour. Travel in comfort through spectacular countryside, stop off at some of the region’s well-known lakes or enjoy strolls through thick forests.

This tour includes a return train journey from London Euston to Penrith. On arrival in Penrith, your driver-guide meets you and takes you through the best of the Lake District.

Itinerary

Day 1: London – Penrith – Lake District

Pass By: Rabbie’s, Bulleid way Greenline Coach Terminal, London SW1W 9SH England
This tour includes a return train journey from London Euston to Penrith. And on arrival in Penrith, your driver-guide meets you and takes you through the best of the Lake District.

Stop At: Aira Force Waterfall, Penrith CA11 0JS England
A lovely stone bridge crosses the fabulously flowing waterfalls.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Castlerigg Stone Circle, Castle Lane Underskiddaw, Keswick CA12 4RN England
You then travel towards Keswick, stopping outside the town to visit the mysterious Castlerigg standing stones, thought to have been built over 5,000 years ago and once a lively hub of ancient pagan rituals.

It’s like a miniature Stonehenge. Although you can decide whether it’s more beautiful.
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: You stay in the lively market town of Keswick. (During July/early August this tour may stay in Windermere).

Day 2: Lake Windermere – Hawkshead – Wordsworth Memorial Daffodill Garden

Stop At: Lake Windermere, Windermere England
You can choose to wander the shores or put on your sailing hat and go for a cruise.
Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Ullswater Lake, England
The second largest lake in the English Lake District is famous for its sublime, tranquil beauty.

Stop At: Hawkshead Grammar School, Old School House Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT England
After lunch you travel around the southern tip of Windermere and on towards Coniston Water. Your next stop is the picturesque conservation village of Hawkshead, where the poet William Wordsworth attended Grammar School.
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: You stay in the lively market town of Keswick. (During July/early August this tour may stay in Windermere).

Day 3: Whinlatter Pass – Honister Pass – London

Stop At: Honister Slate Mine, Honister Pass, Keswick CA12 5XN England
Simply relax and enjoy the gorgeous views of the monumental mountains.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Derwent Water House Keswick on Derwentwater Nbiughl, Keswick CA12 5RF England
This gorgeous location was used in Star Wars – The Force Awakens. But the lasers and spaceships seem a million miles away from this peaceful area.
Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Penrith Castle, Off Castlegate, Penrith CA11 7HZ England
Once you’ve eaten lunch, you head towards Penrith station. Your guide will drop you off at the station, where you catch your train back to London Euston Station.

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.