The Lake District is renowned for being the most beautiful corner of England, and this private full-day tour introduces you to just that; a magnificent scenery of mountains, valleys, and lakes from the south to the north. The tour includes a distillery tour at Lakes Distillery, a visit to the 4,000-year-old Castlerigg Stone Circle, set high on the fells and plenty of time for photos along route.
Depart South Lakes & travel over Kirkstone Pass, the Lake District's highest pass at 1,489 feet. Enjoy spectacular views from the top towards Lake Windermere, England's largest lake.
As you descendent Kirkstone Pass you will travel past Brotherwater, Glenridding & then past Ullswater, England's 2nd largest Lake. Take in the views of Ullswater & it's surrounding fells before traveling through Matterdale.
You will stop at Castlerigg Stone Circle, a 4000-year old circle, one of the most famous and most visited stone circles in the country. From within the circle, you will get picture-perfect views of some of the Lake District’s highest peaks.
Continue past Bassenthwaite Lake towards The Lakes Distillery. Set in majestic surroundings close to Keswick, experience a range of fine whiskies, gins and vodka. Visit the state-of-the-art distillery where the Whiskymakers unique approach comes to life. You will have time to enjoy lunch at the Bistro at the Distillery (at your own expense). Afterwards you will embark on a detailed guided distillery tour followed by a guided tasting of 3 spirts. You will also recieve a voucher to get £5.00 off any 70cl purchase in store.
Departing the distillery, you will travel towards the Southern Lake District past the man-made Thirlmere Reservior to Grasmere, famed for William Wordsworth & Sarah Nelson Gingerbread.
After a whisky fueled day you will be dropped off at your starting location to enjoy the rest of your day.