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Private Full Day Lake Explorer Tour from Windermere

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USD 652.20
2 travellers
    What to Expect
    If you have time for only one tour then this private tour is the most varied and complete exploration of the Lake District possible on a one day tour with high mountain passes, stone circles, spectacular waterfalls and ten lakes - a tour to remember!

    Never ones to follow a crowd your driver guide will make sure the tour is full of unique and special moments such as walking amongst ‘Wordsworth’s daffodils’ or standing below Aira Force. Your local driver guides add that extra something to make your tour unique to you with a flexible itinerary that takes account of local conditions.

    The tour will not ignore the deservedly popular beauty spots such as ‘surprise view’ and Grasmere but mix this up with hidden gems that will take your breath away.

    Refreshment stops on this tour are equally special and you are offered a chance to experience a true ‘taste of Lakeland’ whether it is homemade ice cream or traditional Herdwick lamb stew – did you know the best homemade scones and cakes are made in the Lake District? On market days and when group size dictates you may stop at the market town of Keswick for lunch. Lunch is not included in the tour fee but wherever you go it is available at excellent value for money!

    This tour gets off the beaten track on a breathtakingly beautiful drive that clings to the lake shoreline of Buttermere and Crummock Water.

    More lakes, Grasmere, gingerbread and the option of a cruise on Lake Windermere finish a remarkable day out.

    To get the most out of this tour it helps if you can walk on uneven ground for 15- 20 minutes; please do not wear high heels and it's recommended to bring a windproof jacket.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hotels in Windermere, Bowness or Ambleside
    Departure Time
    9:30 AM
    Return Details
    Return to your hotel or to Windermere station
    • Driver/guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Drinks
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for child aged 6 and under
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    We booked a private tour because it was the only way our schedule could accommodate a day trip of the Lake District. Booking was easy and accomplished with a few emails. Andy, the owner, was prompt with answering all my questions and providing recommendations. On the day of the
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    Response from AndyLDT, Owner at Private Full Day Lake Explorer Tour from Windermere
    Responded 23 Apr. 2018
    Thank you both for your detailed review and I am pleased you enjoyed your day. We always try to support local businesses such as the Flock Inn that can offer something a little different for visitors to the area. It was a pleasure to meet you both and thank you again for touring with us. All the best Andy
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    Thank you Andy for a great day's tour of the beautiful English Lake District! We thoroughly enjoyed your informative, skilful guiding and we hope to return again some day.
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    Response from AndyLDT, Owner at Private Full Day Lake Explorer Tour from Windermere
    Responded 1 Nov. 2017
    Really pleased you enjoyed your tour in the Lake District, it was great to get off the beaten track for some wonderful views not easily seen from the road! All the best Andy
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    About the operator

    This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

    By: Lake District Tours
    139 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    pradeep t
    New Delhi, India
    Value for money. Excellent guides .
    Must do if you are in Lake District. You get real value for every penny spent. You will get to see plenty of
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    Bendigo, Australia
    An amazing coverage of the Lake District
    Millenium travel is the local tour operator, and they were a great choice for touring the Lake District. They
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    A super tour
    We loved the tour of the Lake District. Andy was a brilliant guide; knowledgeable about the area and very
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    See the best scenery of Lake District in a day.
    We had Andy as our driver and guide. He was punctual and really managed the time well. Sufficient time was given
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    Winscombe, United Kingdom
    Superb full day overview of the Lakes
    We were very pleased having chosen this company. Andy delivered a friendly relaxed but hugely informative tour.
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    Yanli K
    Excellent Tour
    - Currently off season, only three of us. The guide Janet is very on time to pick us up. Then she explained
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    Dolly A
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    Mountains and lakes galore
    The weather held up during our trip to Lake District and trip to the mountains and lakes and eating scones with
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    Los Angeles, California
    Excellent Tour C
    Had only a day to tour Lake District, this was the best choice! Stephen was a great guide, highly knowledgeable
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    Port Elizabeth, South Africa
    A little less than expected
    The tour was enjoyable! I would definitely recommend using the tour facility rather than driving and trying to
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    Derbyshire, United Kingdom
    Fantastic service
    Winner winner chicken dinner....what a fab time had by all, the views the service, the time just melted away,
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    Joe I
    Great day exploring the Lake District
    Janet was an outstanding tour guide. Having lived in the region for many years she has great knowledge of the
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    Canon Pyon, United Kingdom
    Excellent day out expoloring the Lake District
    Excellent day out touring around the Lake District. Andy had lots of local knowledge which made the day
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    Ontario's Near North, Canada
    A Wonderful Tour for Beatrix Potter fans!
    Our tour guide/driver Janet was Very knowlegeable and witty. She made the driving fun and educational. I learned
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    The Mountain Goat Ten Lake Tour
    Spent a beautiful day on a tour with 7 other travelers and an excellent guide named Tess today. She was very
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    Boston, Massachusetts
    Great day trip from London!
    My mom (in her sixties) and I (in my twenties) visited the lake district on tour C from London. It was an early
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