Short breaks to the Lakes have never been easier, let Mountain Goat do the planning and experience the very best of our national park

Summer is upon us, the Lake Districts weather is still as unpredictable as ever, but summer is here.

Sun has been pushing through the clouds more days than not and the national park has been painted an array of beautiful colours as the trees and flowers blossom. 

The Mountain Goat Mercedes fleet has set off exploring taking travellers and tourists on adventures around the world heritage site, and now having teamed up with plenty of local accommodation providers we can help you plan the perfect holiday.

Where you'll stay


On our short breaks you will have a choice of accommodation, whether you want to stay in a stylish, up-market 4* Hotel or a charming Lakeland B&B there is somewhere for every traveller.

We work closely with accommodation providers around the Windermere and Bowness area to provide the best possible experience for guests.

When staying in our beautiful Lakeside town there are plenty of places and attractions to visit before you even jump on our Mountain Goat buses.

Visit Windermere lake and walk along the shoreline to admire beautiful views along the length of the valley, call in at the World of Beatrix Potter to learn more about the literary legend, stop off at Windermere Jetty for stories of steam or sit down for a beer in one of the beautiful pubs.

The Tours


Our short breaks packages include a range of our Mountain Goat tours, where you can explore the Lake District in style and comfort in our fleet of Mercedes Sprinters.

Travel through the incredible landscapes which inspired some of the most eloquent writers England has ever seen, admire stinnung views and vistas, adventure over high passes as you traverse perilous roads used by the Romans or wander through medieval market towns.

Mountain Goat Tours will show you the very best the Lake District has to offer, whether your package includes our popular Ten Lakes Spectacular or our High Adventure our national park is yours to explore.

About the Lake District


The Lake District is a national park in the north of England and is the UK's largest World Heritage Site, but what does this mean?

A World Heritage Site is a landmark or an area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural organisation as having some sort of significance and is then legally protected by international treaties.

The Lake District made the list in July 2017 and now hold the World Heritage Site ties alongside sites such as the Great Barrier Reef, Yosemite National Park and Venice.

Various areas of the national park and attractions are what secured the Lake District this sought after status.

These include; Coniston Launch, Grasmere Gingerbread, Hill Top Farm and Honister Slate Mine. 

Learn about the rich history of our beautiful corner of England when you visit for a multi-day trip and make memories which will last a lifetime.