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Please note: We do not allow children under the age of 5

Your tour at a glance

Taking in many places associated with the famous children’s author, Beatrix Potter, this tour is an ideal opportunity to see some of the scenery which inspired her. 

This afternoon tour takes you to Hawkshead,  the beauty spot Tarn Hows and Hill Top Gardens. (There is an additional charge for Hilltop House and it is not open Fridays or in the Winter).

You will also get to take a Lake Cruise. If the cuise is cancelled an alternative extra will be included in the tour.

This tour is ideal for fans of Miss Potter, taking in some great locations in a scenic afternoon. Even if you’re not a fan of Beatrix Potter you can sit back and enjoy some of the best scenery the Lake District has to offer.

Tour Itinerary

Prices

Summer (Ambleside, Bowness-on-Windermere & Windermere)

16th February 2019 - 3rd November 2019

Adult Senior Student Child
£39 £38 £38 £35

Summer (Oxenholme Railway Station)

16th February 2019 - 3rd November 2019

AdultSeniorStudentChild
£49£48£48£45

Tour Days

Summer (Ambleside, Bowness-on-Windermere & Windermere)

16th February 2019 - 15th Febuary 2020

Mon Tues Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Summer (Oxenholme Railway Station)

16th February 2019 - 3rd November 2019

MonTuesWedThuFriSatSun

Duration

Half day 12:00 - 16:30

Activity Level

This tour is a guided scenic mini-coach tour, but there are times when you will have the option to walk up to a few hundred metres to take in a view or point of interest.

Language

English

Group Size

16 passengers maximum

Includes

  • Transport in a comfortable 16 seater minibus
  • Knowledgeable Driver Guide
  • Many stops on route
  • Lake Cruise

Main Departure point

Windermere Tourist Information Centre

How to find us

Pickup Service

  • Tour pick-ups are available from certain accommodations in Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere and Ambleside.
  • Pick-ups are also available from Oxenholme Train Station (Mon - Sat) 

Restrictions

This tour is unsuitable for children under 5.
All passengers must have their own seat.

We have private hire options available for those who have children under 5.

Luggage on board

There is space on-board for hand luggage, for anything larger there is luggage storage at the Windermere Tourist Information Centre.

Lunch

Lunch is not included, however there will be a stop in Hawkshead with the opportunity to get something to eat and drink.

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel 24 hours prior to departure & receive a full refund. After 24 hours no refund will be issued.

Taking in many places associated with the famous children’s author, Beatrix Potter, this tour is an ideal opportunity to see the scenery which inspired her. 

You will also cruise on one of the famous lakes. If the cruise is cancelled an alternative extra will be included in the tour.

This afternoon tour takes you to Hawkshead, the beauty spot Tarn Hows, Lake Windermere and much more. The route varies in the winter and summer due to Hill Top Opening Times and the weather. View timings of the summer and winter schedules in tour details. 

During the Summer the tour visits the famous home of author to Peter Rabit, Beatrix Potter. You may choose to enter to house and see how she lived. This is additional and can be added to you basket when booking. PLease check the house opening times before booking as it closes Fridays outside of UK school holidays. 

During the Winter months the tour includes a cream tea in a traditional country house hotel. Relax in the beautiful lounge over looking the gardens. This added extra is a special treat in the winter months. from the 4th of November to the 19th of Febuary. 

This tour is ideal for fans of Miss Potter, taking in some great locations in a scenic afternoon. Even if you’re not a fan of Beatrix Potter you can sit back and enjoy some of the best scenery the Lake District has to offer.

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