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Winter Day Trip including a Lake Cruise in the Southern Lake District from Windermere
"On leaving the Lakeland village of Windermere the tour heads to the medieval village of Hawkshead which dates back to the 14th Century and grew to be an important wool trading market. During free time there is the opportunity to explore the village famously linked to William Wordsworth who attended Hawkshead Grammar School and childrens author Beatrix Potter who lived nearby. The tour heads onwards to the picturesque tarn of Tarn Hows where you will have chance to admire the view of the tarn with the Lakeland Fells as the dramatic backdrop. Continuing towards the lakeside village of Coniston the Mini-Coach provides a great view down the Yewdale Valley. Travelling through the Coniston area you will hear about the famous World Water Speed reco you may even see a glimpse of Yew Tree Farm which was used in the film Miss Potter as Beatrix Potter's home.The tour takes in the highlights of the Langdales
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Lake District Tour from Windermere: Ten Lakes in One Winter Day
"Meet your guide at Windermere Tourist Information Center and board your coach for your day of sightseeing around the Lake District. As you travel listen to your guide talking about the scenic region and its many natural landmarks. Open space and a lack of pollution mean that the area is popular with lovers of the great outdoors and hikers are as much of a feature of the landscape as its photogenic meres and mountains.Travel around Lake Windermere the most famous body of water in the Lake District and then stop to stretch your legs in the charming village of Ambleside with its rural pubs and independent shops. Have your camera at hand for impressive lakeside shots at Rydal Water and continue to Grasmere
From GBP30.00
 
Winter Day Trip including a Lake Cruise in the Southern Lake District from Windermere
"On leaving the Lakeland village of Windermere the tour heads to the medieval village of Hawkshead which dates back to the 14th Century and grew to be an important wool trading market. During free time there is the opportunity to explore the village famously linked to William Wordsworth who attended Hawkshead Grammar School and childrens author Beatrix Potter who lived nearby. The tour heads onwards to the picturesque tarn of Tarn Hows where you will have chance to admire the view of the tarn with the Lakeland Fells as the dramatic backdrop. Continuing towards the lakeside village of Coniston the Mini-Coach provides a great view down the Yewdale Valley. Travelling through the Coniston area you will hear about the famous World Water Speed reco you may even see a glimpse of Yew Tree Farm which was used in the film Miss Potter as Beatrix Potter's home.The tour takes in the highlights of the Langdales
From GBP30.00

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Black Bull Inn

The Black Bull Inn, a 400 year old coaching inn at the foot of Coniston Old Man.....a great place to take in the village ambience and sample that Bluebird and other refreshments here. Its always a...
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Information Office

When you first enter Conniston one of the first things you should do is visit the tourist information office....this will be your best source of information. Inside there are hundreds of leaflets...
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Campbell on Coniston

Of course Coniston is famous for Donald Campbell and his famous "Bluebird". Donald Campbell CBE was the obsessive holder of world land and water speed records and died in Coniston lake on January 4...
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Ruskin's Resting Place

In the churchyard of St Andrews Church in the village, is the resting place of John Ruskin artist,art critic, poet and social reformer. His memorial is in the form of an Ango-Saxon cross designed by...
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Brewery

Coniston has a well known Brewery...had to take this for Richie ;-) Its located behind the Black Bull Inn. Its fabled Bluebird Bitter, won Champion Beer of Britain 1998 at the great British Beer...
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Coniston

An unspoilt Lakeland town, situated at the northern end of Coniston Water, overlooked by the Old Man Of Coniston 2,627ft.
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Bluebird Bitter

Sampling Bluebird Bitter of courseBluebird is brewed from the single British hop variety, Wye Challenger, its "hoppy aroma gives way to a good dry finish".
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Top Hotels in Coniston

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Hawkshead Road, Coniston, LA21 8AJ, gb
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Yewdale Road, Coniston, CA21 8DU, United Kingdom
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Coppermines Road, Coniston, LA21 8HL, United Kingdom
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Coniston, LA21 8AQ, United Kingdom
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near Walna Scar Road, Coniston, LA21 8HQ, United Kingdom
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Grizedale, Coniston, A22 0QL, United Kingdom
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Things to Do Near Coniston

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Kendal Castle

There are actually two castles in Kendal. The first castle, known as Castle Howe, was built in the west on a site now called 'Beast Banks' and probably the site of a Roman signal station, was...
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Castlerigg Stone Circle

According to English Heritage, "Castlerigg is perhaps the most atmospheric and dramatically sited of all British stone circles, with panoramic views and the mountains of Helvellyn and High Seat as a...
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The Rum Story

In Whitehaven you can visit The Rum Story, This is a great museum that tells the history of Whitehaven, The Jefferson Family, their links with the Slave Trade and the Rum Trade – a Great Day out For...
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Lancaster City Museum

We did not have time to visit Lancaster City Museum, which is situated in Market Square. It occupies a building which was once Lancaster's Town Hall. It was built in 1783 and designed by Major Thomas...
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Arm-Chair-Hero

"Captain Conniston"
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nickandchris

"Coniston and Coniston Water"
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sandysmith

"Lakeland Leisure"
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tvor

"Coniston Water"
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JamalMorelli

"Another up and coming page - Coniston"
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