This fantastic Lake District tour departs from Windermere, Bowness and Ambleside every afternoon throughout the summer. It introduces the culture and the famous characters of The Lake District, which created the landscapes you see today.
The tour starts in Windermere and heads towards the Langdale Valley, which is filled with heritage and farmland. On route to the Langdale valley you will drive along the famous Lake Windermere and our Driver/Guide will tell you many stories about our wonderful National Park.
Driving through the Langdale Valley you will experience some spectacular views, including views of the Langdale Pikes. The Langdale Pikes are iconic and the most easily recognisable peaks in the Lake District. The Langdales are where you will usually find many Herdwick Sheep, as they stroll across road and lay out in the fields, it really is a fantastic photo opportunity.
From here you travel over to Blea Tarn, which is a stunning body of water that sits between Little Langdale and the larger Greater Langdale. It is situated in the heart of the wild Lake District and we certainly think it is a hidden gem!
After stopping for a photo at Blea Tarn, you will then take a scenic route to visit Coniston by going through the Yewdale Valley. The Yewdale Valley is bounded by steep, craggy fells and it offers visitors some magnificent scenery. Nearby you can also find Yew Tree Farm, which was once owned by children's author Beatrix Potter, she purchased the farm back in 1929 and left it to the National Trust when she died. You might also recognise Yew Tree Farm from the 2006 movie, Miss Potter.
Coniston is a beautiful village which is well known for Coniston Water and Donald Campbell CBE, who broke the world water speed record of 276mph. You might also catch a glimpse of a Steam Yacht Gondala that's a rebuilt Victorian steam powered yacht that offers cruises on Coniston Water. You will have time to take in the stunning scenery at Coniston. Come and explore the best of the Lake District with us, book your seat on our award-winning guided tours today.