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Private Tour of the Lake District from Windermere
"This private tour starts at your hotel in Windermere and heads to the dramatic Langdales and onto the infamous Wrynose and Hardknott passes.After ascending over the passes you continue on to Wastwater the deepest lake in England voted 'Britain's favourite view'. Your next stop is for lunch at the Fox and Hounds at Ennerdale Bridge a community owned pub. After lunch you will continue on through Buttermere and ascend Honister Pass passing by the famous Honister Slate Mine through Borrowdale and onto Keswick.On the return to Windermere you visit the 4000 year old Castlerigg S then drive alongside Ullswater 'the most beautiful lake in England' before ending the tour back in Windermere.""""The tour of the Lake District begins at your hotel and heads to the dramatic Langdale Valley. After spending the morning on the infamous Hardknott and Wrynose passes
From GBP130.00
 
Full-Day Winter in the Lake District Private Tour from Windermere
"Winter in the Lake District can be spectacular if you are prepared for the colder temperatures. The roads are quiet the views are amazing and of course the price is less! On a winter tour your guide will show you the most scenic spots and adjust the itinerary to suit road conditions and weather. If you wish to see anything in particular just let your guide kno mountains Grasmere gingerbread maybe snow and the option of a cruise on Lake Windermere finish a remarkable day out.To get the most out of this tour it helps if you can walk on uneven ground for 15- 20 minutes do not wear high heels and have a wind proofjacket."
From GBP320.00
 
Private Tour of the Lake District from Windermere
"This private tour starts at your hotel in Windermere and heads to the dramatic Langdales and onto the infamous Wrynose and Hardknott passes.After ascending over the passes you continue on to Wastwater the deepest lake in England voted 'Britain's favourite view'. Your next stop is for lunch at the Fox and Hounds at Ennerdale Bridge a community owned pub. After lunch you will continue on through Buttermere and ascend Honister Pass passing by the famous Honister Slate Mine through Borrowdale and onto Keswick.On the return to Windermere you visit the 4000 year old Castlerigg S then drive alongside Ullswater 'the most beautiful lake in England' before ending the tour back in Windermere.""""The tour of the Lake District begins at your hotel and heads to the dramatic Langdale Valley. After spending the morning on the infamous Hardknott and Wrynose passes
From GBP130.00

More General in Coniston

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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sandysmith
Apr 10, 2005

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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Aug 21, 2003

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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sandysmith
Dec 06, 2002

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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sandysmith
Nov 01, 2002

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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sandysmith
Nov 01, 2002

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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Nov 01, 2002
 
 
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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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Nov 01, 2002

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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Top 5 Coniston Writers

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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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