Private Lakes & Distillery Experience Tour

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The Lake District is renowned for being the “most beautiful corner of England” and this exclusive full day tour introduces you to just that & more!

Magnificent scenery of the Lakeland fells, valleys and lakes from the south to the north. The tour includes entry to Lowther Castle & Gardens, a visit to the 4,000 year old Castlerigg Stone Circle set high on the fells and time for photographs along route.

You travel over Kirkstone pass, through beautiful valleys, see wonderful scenery and traditional Lakeland villages. Continue past Bassenthwaite Lake towards The Lakes Distillery. Set in majestic surroundings close to Keswick, experience a detailed guided distillery tour followed by a guided tasting of 3 spirts. 

This private tour is not to be missed!

Tour Itinerary

Price

£595

Duration

Full day 8 Hours

Activity Level

This tour is a driven guided tour. As a private tour you can do as much walking as you like.

Language

English

Group Size

16 passengers Maximum

Includes

  • Transport in a Mercedes Sprinter Minibus (16 passengers)
  • On-board commentary in English;
  • Guided Distillery Tour at The Lakes Distillery
  • Pickup & drop off from select locations
  • Bottled water & Kendal Mint Cake for each person

Pickup Service

Private Tours can pick up from a variety of locations & accommodation providers. 

Please select an option within these areas when booking online. If you wish to request a specific location please contact us directly via phone or email to enquire. 

Some locations may not be possible for this tour or may require an additional charge. 

Luggage on board

There is space on-board for hand luggage and there is a large boot for extra luggage - if you have anymore please let us know. 

Lunch

Lunch is not included within the tour price however there is a fantastic Bistro at The Lakes Distillery.

Cancellation Policy

Please note this tour is not suitable for children under 6 years old. In line with the UK law, no guests under 18 years old are permitted to consume or purhcase alcohol. 

To confirm a booking we require the full amount at time of booking. You may cancel 14 days prior to departure and recieve a full refund. After 14 days no refund will be issued. Please see further information on the Lakes & Distillery Experience Tour Terms & Conditions.

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.

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