Our 3-day Lake District tour from Manchester is a great way to explore highlights of the region in a short space of time. During your three day trip, you’ll see incredible mountain views,
Available on Selected Dates from £409 per Person
Explore the Lake District
Our 3-day Lake District tour from Manchester is a great way to explore highlights of the region in a short space of time. During your three day trip, you’ll see incredible mountain views, travel along narrow country lanes, take a cruise along Lake Windermere and visit many picturesque towns and villages. You will also visit the home of the literary icon William Wordsworth. Plus, our friendly guide will bring the region to life!
You’ll travel from Manchester to the Lake District via train. During your time in the Lake Districtand will travel in a comfortable 16-seater minibus with a driver/guide, and stay 2-nights in the market town of Keswick.
Travel from Manchester Piccadilly Railway Station or Manchester Airport Railway Station to Penrith Railway station in the Lake District
Meet your guide at the train station and depart in a comfortable 16-seater vehicle into the Lake District National Park.
You’ll visit the northern shores of Ullswater lake, with an optional forest walk where you can see the Aira Force waterfall
Continue to the town of Keswick. Here, we’ll visit the Castlerigg Stone Circle which is over 5,00 years old.
We’ll drop you off at your accommodation in Keswick and you’ll have the rest of the day to explore the charming town
We start the day with a drive south, through the winding Kirkstone Pass to Lake Windermere. Enjoy some incredible views of the Lake District landscape along the way
Enjoy an optional cruise along Lake Windermere
After lunch, we’ll visit Hawkshead, a picturesque village where the poet William Wordsworth attended Grammar School
We will then visit Wordsworth’s home at Dove Cottage which he called “The loveliest spot that man hath ever found”. Be inspired by Wordsworth’s words in the very place they were written!
You’ll also have free time to explore the pretty town of Grasmere, and perhaps taste some of the local legendary gingerbread
Return to Keswick in the late afternoon
Day 3 of our Lake District Tour takes you into Whinlatter Forest Park and over the Whinlatter Pass. Enjoy some of the most spectacular landscapes in the Lake District as we weave our way along windy narrow lanes
We’ll make a stop to visit an old slate workings and visit Derwent Water where you’ll have free time for lunch and shopping
Finally, we will drop you back at Penrith Station. Your Lake District tour comes to an end, with train tickets to Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester airport
Travel in a 16-seater Mercedes minibus with air conditioning
A knowledgeable and friendly driver/guide
2nd class return rail travel from Manchester Airport Railway Station or Manchester Piccadilly Railway Station
Accommodation is included – you can see options on the booking page
Entry fees to visitor attractions
Check-in closes at 10:45am (tour departs at 11:00) – Manchester Piccadilly(Store Street) Pick Up, NCP Car Park, Store Street, Manchester, M1 2WD
11:22am train from Manchester Piccadilly Train Station. Please note that train times may vary a little. You’ll receive an email with the exact departure time before your tour
On arrival at Penrith train station, you’ll meet your driver/guide at Penrith Train Station
16:29pm – arrival at Manchester Piccadilly Station
16:47pm – arrival at Manchester Airport Train Station
Please bring waterproof clothing and walking shoes
After booking your tour, we’ll contact you about your train journey
You’ll collect your train ticket from the ticket machines using your bank or credit card and the ‘collection reference’ number we send you
You can bring a maximum of 14kg (31lbs) of luggage per person. This should be one piece of luggage similar to an airline carry-on bag (approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 17in x 10in) and a small bag for onboard personal items
This tour is not available for children under 5 years old
Please note all tours that depart on the 19th, 22nd, 26th, 29th July and the 2nd, 5th August 2021 will stay in Bowness-on-Windermere instead of Keswick