Manchester to

the Lake District

From City to Seclusion. Start your journey from
Manchester to the Lake District today.

Leaving Manchester five times a week from April to October. Our tour heads North via the M6 Motorway and in under 90 minutes, you will arrive in the picturesque Lake District.

Our tour starting from Manchester gives you the opportunity to explore the renowned beauty of the Lake District National Park without the hassle of driving. The full-day tours offer you an ideal way to see the villages, market towns and stunning lakes in The National Park.

Once in the National Park, the tour will start by making your way from Bowness Bay towards Waterhead on our cruise across England’s largest Lake. This will give you the opportunity to relax whilst enjoying the unrivalled views of Lake Windermere.

Throughout the tour, you will have the chance to see many historical landmarks as well as the most photographed destinations throughout The Lakes. Visit Beatrix Potter’s 17th century Hill Top Farm, where she drew inspiration for many of her famous children’s stories. Explore the medieval village of Hawkshead which was once home to famous poet William Wordsworth and photograph the phenomenal beauty spot of Tarn Hows.

As your Lake District tour comes to an end, we will begin our journey back to Manchester.

Pick up locations:

Chorlton Street (Between Portland Street & Silver Street), M1 3FW
Liverpool Road (Near Mosi, opposite Akbar’s restaurant), M3 4NQ

Get to us by train:

Our pick up and drop off destination is only an 8-minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly Station and only a 9-minute walk from Manchester Oxford Road.


NCP Car Park Manchester Chorlton Street
NCP Car Park Manchester China Town

By bus:

Our pick up point is easily accessible by bus or tram throughout Manchester. For full details and to plan your route visit

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