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High Adventure Day Tour from Keswick

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Overview
If the expense of car hire, the pressures of left-side driving, and the strain of navigation are not for you, relax on this convenient mini-coach tour of the UNESCO-listed Lake District. Besides panoramic views from Wastwater Lake, Wrynose Pass, and Hardknott Pass, visit historic Muncaster Castle and ride the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway.
Highlights
  • Discover the high passes of the Lake District, a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Ride the Ravenglass and Eskdale narrow-gauge railway
  • Explore the grounds and manicured gardens of historic Muncaster Castle
  • Savor spectacular views alongside live commentary from local guide
What to Expect
Greet your driver in central Keswick, transfer to Windermere, and join your guide and small group. Board your climate-controlled mini-coach and soak up the spectacular views as your guide explains the history and culture of the region. Ascend to the Wrynose Pass and Hardknott Pass, and drink in vistas of Scafell and Scafell Pike. Trundle through charming valley woodlands on the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway. Discover epic panoramas at Wastwater Lake and wander the manicured gardens of 14th-century Muncaster Castle. Finally, return to Windermere, bid your guide farewell, and join your transfer back to Keswick.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Central Keswick
Departure Time
9:30 AM
Duration
8h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point in central Keswick
Inclusions
  • Transport in a small mini-coach
  • On-board commentary in English
  • A ride on the Ravenglass and Eskdale narrow gauge railway
  • Entry/Admission - Muncaster Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
Exclusions
  • Food & drink
  • Additional Entrance fees
  • Driver’s gratuity (Optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be 5 years or older
  • Confirmation is received at the time of booking
  • There will be a designated lunch stop where you’ll be able to purchase lunch
  • There are toilet stops on route
  • Minimal walking is involved
  • Our vehicles are not currently wheelchair accessible
  • Luggage storage is available at the Windermere Information departure location
  • Seats cannot be reserved
  • Each passenger must have their own seat
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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This really was the most enjoyable day. Kevin the driver / guide was the perfect host. Informative with the right balance of humour to lighten the day. His skill at navigating the high passes was very impressive. They are not for the faint hearted and are a challenge in the car
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Response from Liz C, Marketing Manager at High Adventure Day Tour from Keswick
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello badger064st, Thank you for your lovely review! We're very happy you had such a brilliant day on our High Adventure tour with Kevin! It's great to hear you enjoyed both of the attractions which are included in the tour and that you would recommend us! Best wishes, Mountain Goat
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The day was spent travelling around lakes and fells it was brilliant the driver Lisa was a great host with more local knowledge than any guide book, just brilliant.
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A wonderful day out. Know we had good weather but the service was excellent from booking the tickets to Mike's skillful, careful driving and attention to his passengers. We were well looked after and his commentary was very informative. We have been coming to the Lake
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Response from Liz C, Marketing Manager at High Adventure Day Tour from Keswick
Responded 24 Jul 2019
Hello dekdor, Thank you for your lovely review, we're very happy you enjoyed your day out with us. I will let Mike know you enjoyed both his company and his commentary. Hopefully we'll see you again! Best wishes, Mountain Goat
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We were spending 4 days in the Lake District and wanted a tour so we got to see as much as possible in the short time we had in the area. The staff in the Mountain Goat office in Windermere could not have been more helpful and certainly pulled out all the stops to ensure we got
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Response from Liz C, Marketing Manager at High Adventure Day Tour from Keswick
Responded 18 Jun 2019
Hello TravellerLincoln_UK, Firstly let me thank you for this lovely review, we are so happy you had a great experience with us at Mountain Goat. It is great to hear you had a brilliant experience with our staff, from front desk to driver, and this is something we pride ourselves on here at Mountain Goat. I'm glad you enjoyed your High Adventure tour and found the itinerary to be exciting and interesting, I'm sure Malcolm will be delighted to hear what you have to say and so I will pass this on next time I see him. Thank you for your recommendation, we hope to welcome you back on another tour in the future when you next visit the Lake District. Best wishes, Mountain Goat
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Our driver was Mike who was brilliant and so knowledgeable,we had a very scenic wonderful tour .He drove very skilfully through narrow roads and kept us amused with his running commentary.He stopped several times to take photos.Very punctual too.Thoroughly recommend this tour.
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Response from Liz C, Marketing Manager at High Adventure Day Tour from Keswick
Responded 9 Jun 2019
Hello geeta d, Thank you for your review! I'm glad you had a great time on your tour and enjoyed Mike's company. Thank you for your recommendation, hopefully we'll see you again! Best wishes, Mountain Goat.
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