Lake District Rail Day Tour from London Including Hawkshead

Lake District Rail Day Tour from London Including Hawkshead

Enjoy a day trip by train to the Lake District and discover the world of Beatrix Potter amidst the breath-taking scenery of the surrounding countryside. The combination of craggy hilltops and glittering lakes have long stirred the imagination of visitors and helped to make it the UK’s most popular National Park. There’s time to visit two of Beatrix Potter’s former properties, explore the medieval village of Hawkshead and take a relaxing and scenic cruise on Lake Windermere before heading back to London.
* Duration: 13 hours 30 minutes
* Starts: Greater London, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Day Trips & Excursions >> Rail Tours




Enjoy a day trip by train to the Lake District and discover the world of Beatrix Potter amidst the breath-taking scenery of the surrounding countryside. The combination of craggy hilltops and glittering lakes have long stirred the imagination of visitors and helped to make it the UK’s most popular National Park. There’s time to visit two of Beatrix Potter’s former properties, explore the medieval village of Hawkshead and take a relaxing and scenic cruise on Lake Windermere before heading back to London.

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

One of the most photographed locations in the Lake District. Soak up the stunning views looking towards the mountains at Tarn Hows,

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hill Top, Beatrix Potter’s House, Main St Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0LF England

Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top Farm, where she wrote many of her famous children’s stories in this 17th century cottage. We will explore the garden and visit the shop.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hawkshead Grammar School, Old School House Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT England

There are plenty of photo opportunities as William Wordsworth old Grammar School is located here.

Then Finnish your day with traditional Cream tea at Lindeth Howe – former home of beatrix Potter now a 4 star hotel

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Lake Windermere, Windermere England

Scenic cruise on Lake Windermere

Duration: 30 minutes