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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
 
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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Shap Abbey

Another gloriously remote location, Shap Abbey ruins stand some 1.5 miles west of Shap, on the banks of the River Lowther in northern Cumria. It's a tranquil place and not a sight to be easily...
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Park up at the lay-bys

Once you pass Pooley Bridge, keep alert & on the lookout for lay-bys where you can slip your car in to enjoy the views.There is a waterfall (Aira Force) on the right, further up. If you look in...
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Muncaster Castle

Lovely old castle. The family still lives there, but a large part of the castle is open to the public. The fees help them to keep the castle going. The grounds are spectacular and there is also a...
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Kirklinton Hall Gardens

Looking for open gardens for this trip, on the Mayday Bank Holiday weekend, I found Kirklinton Hall on the internet. It looked perfect, magnificent ruins of a once grand hall with gardens and river...
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Ennerdale Water

Ennerdale Water is one of the most secluded but beautiful of the western lakes. There are many walks nearby, a circular walk around the lake takes around two hours. There are also other walks suitable...
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May 12, 2007
 
 
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We came across Mirehouse entirely by accident whilst driving around Bassenthwaite Lake. It happened to be open, so we decided to visit. The house was built in 1666 by the 8th Earl of Derby. He sold...
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Castlerigg Stone Circle

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