Mountain Goat normally operates “The Cross Lakes Experience” daily throughout the summer, from April until late October. This service connects Bowness-on-Windermere to Hill Top Farm House and on to Hawkshead. 

From Bowness-on-Windermere travellers can catch the boat from Windermere Lake Cruises, who provide the connecting ferry service from Pier 3, allowing visitors to cross to the western shore of Lake Windermere. On arrival at Ferry House our Mountain Goat bus travels to Hill Top Farm House (the house of Beatrix Potter in the hamlet of Near Sawrey). Please visit the National Trust website for details on prices and opening times.  

The 525 service continues onwards to beautiful village of Hawkshead, which dates back to the 14th Century. Exploring Hawkshead is a great way to spend an afternoon. Hawkshead's delightful church, St Michael and All Angels is well worth a visit, as well as Wordsworth’s grammar school and the National Trust's Beatrix Potter Gallery

Our 525 service links into other transport services enableing a car-free day out.  At Mountain Goat we are very proud of working with our partners to provide sustainable transport in the Lake District. 

Tickets can be purchased on the day of travel from Windermere lake Cruises ticket office or from the Mountain Goat bus driver.