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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
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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
 
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

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DRIVING

We hired a car in Liverpool and drove to the Lakes from there. It was great to be able to drive everywhere we liked, especially on a rainy day. Please note that small streets might be a bit...
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See a lot....

Well, I think that in winter you should definately go by car,as you still see the most. And you can take those small and funny roads.... I guess in summer it can be a nightmare to get a parking...
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Speed boat ride

We have the good furtune to know someone who has a boat and quite often askes us to join them up in the Lakes for a boating weekend. Great way to see the beautiful scenery, and it doesnt cost a...
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Ferry Across Windermere

A nice experiance is to cross Lake Windermere by ferry, you can cross as a foot passenger or by car. The journey is quite a small one, but it is well worth taking. There are many boat trips around...
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Boat Tour

If you don't wish to hike your way around the scenery of the Lake District, then hop aboard a cruise boat for a relaxing trip along whichever lake you decide to visit. This is perfect for those who...
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Train

First you take the train from "Euston Station" in London to Oxenholme. Then you have to take another train from Oxenholme to Windermere. If you want to stay in Ambleside or Grasmere, you have to take...
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ow to get hereBy car: from the M6 motorway, exiting at Kendal or Penrith.By train: From London, take the West Coast line (trains to Glasgow or Preston). Change at Preston/Lancaster for trains to...
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luxury coach travel

We caught the coach from Penrith to Keswick travelling down the A66 route with mountains either side of us!
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LET THE TRAIN TAKE THE STRAIN!

We found the trains a great way to get around . Our trip from Kendal to Lake windemere was a cheap £6 return price.
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ferry

We took the ferry from Europoort in Rotterdam overnight to Hull. The new ships are great and very comfortable.
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Hotels Near Lake District National Park

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Grange-In-Borrowdale, Keswick, EN, CA12 5UQ, Unite
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Borrowdale, Keswick, CA12 5UY, United Kingdom
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Langdale Near Ambleside, Ambleside, Westmorland LA
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Great Langdale, Ambleside, LA22 9JY, United Kingdom
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Lake Thirlmere, Keswick, CA12 4TN, United Kingdom
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Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, CA13 9YE, United Kingdom
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Things to Do Near Lake District National Park

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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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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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Carlisle Cathedral

Carlisle's cathedral is the second smallest cathedral in England (Oxford is the smallest) but that's only because it lost a big chunk of its nave (the central part). The spire blew down and the north...
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Carlisle Castle

I combined the castle with Tullie House Museum so i'm afraid my dead camera means I have no photos of the castle's interior. Carlisle castle is very old....but the Romans were there first! A Roman...
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Top 5 Lake District National Park Writers

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nickandchris

"Right On Our Doorstep......"
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margaretvn

"A favourite part of the country"
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barryg23

"Lake District"
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Ben-UK

"Ben-UK's Lake District page"
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Arm-Chair-Hero

"It`s Just A Hop Skip And A Jump"
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