Day Trip To The Lake District
Day trip to the Lake District in the north west of England by rail from London. This is a full day sightseeing tour to one of the most beautiful parts of the UK that will take your breath away.
Welcome - Upon arriving at Euston Station at 08.00am you will meet the Golden Tours representative by the Ticket Office who will check you in and escort you to your reserved seats. Train departs at 08.30 arriving at Oxenholme in the heart of the Lake District at 11.08am, where your guide will meet you on the platform.
Oxenholme, Lake District and Beatrix Potter -On arrival in Oxenholme you will be met by a professional local guide who will take you to Windermere. Wray Castle is where Beatrix Potter stayed during her childhood and you will enjoy magnificent views of Lake Windermere. Next we visit Hill Top*, the home of Beatrix Potter and see the farm and gardens. We continue to the medieval village of Hawkshead with its quaint alleyways. On our way to Coniston Water where we will enjoy a leisurely lake cruise, we pass Tarn Hows, a picturesque beauty spot and cross the Yew Tree Valley keeping our eyes open for the local roe deer. On our return to Windermere we have a photo stop at Yew Tree Farm which was the setting for the film, Miss Potter.
Cream Tea at Lindeth Howe - Home of Beatrix Potter - We will have a delicious traditional cream tea in this classic country house hotel in Bowness set in 6 acres of its own private garden. It was the home of the Potter family and where Beatrix Potter stayed. Your guide will then escort you back to the train station for your return journey back to London Euston leaving Oxenholme at 6.29pm arriving at 9:24pm.