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Lake District Rail Day Trip from London provided by Evan Evans Tours

Lake District Rail Day Trip from London

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
The Lake District is a mountainous area of England, known for its spectacular valleys, rugged beauty, and literary heritage. Enjoy a guided day trip from London that helps you cover many of the region’s highlights in a day, without having to worry about navigating. See Lake Windermere, Tarn Hows, and Hawkshead, learn about the links to William Wordsworth, and Beatrix Potter, and enjoy the perk of having transport included.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Euston
    London NW1 2DS, UK
    Meeting point : Euston Rail Station, Please meet your Evan Evans representative outside the Main Ticket Office Meeting time : 8.00am
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  • 1
    Lake District National Park
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 2
    Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Hawkshead Grammar School
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 4
    Lake Windermere
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Bowness-on-Windermere
    Stop: 45 minutes
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  • 6
    The Scafell Group
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 7
    Tarn Hows
    Stop: 15 minutes
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    Pass by
    Coniston Water
    Beatrix Potter Gallery
  • 8
    Hawkshead
    Stop: 45 minutes
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  • 9
    The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Euston
    London NW1 2DS, UK
    Meeting point : Euston Rail Station, Please meet your Evan Evans representative outside the Main Ticket Office Meeting time : 8.00am
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Get to the Lake District with ease—round-trip rail tickets included
  • Travel seamlessly between sites in a minivan, including Lake Windermere
  • The tour adapts to the season—enjoy a lake cruise in the summer
  • Great for literary fans—learn about William Wordsworth, and Beatrix Potter
Important Information
Departure Point
Euston, London NW1 2DS, UK
Duration
13h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Scenic Lake Cruise on Lake Windermere
  • Visit medieval Hawkshead village
  • Visit to Hill Top (home of Beatrix Potter)(Summer only – some days closed on Fridays)
  • Cream Tea at the Lindeth Howe Country Hotel, once owned by Beatrix Potter
  • The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction - during winter when Hill Top Farm is closed.
  • Return Train tickets (between London Euston and Oxenholme Station (reserved seats)
  • Small group driver/guided tour of Lake District
  • Entry/Admission - Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Windermere
  • Entry/Admission - The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Unfortunately children under the age of five years cannot be permitted on this tour, as the minivans are not fitted with child safety seats
  • Tour Departs: 8.00am at Euston Station. Meet the Evan Evans Representative outside the main ticket office Tour Finishes: approx. 9.30pm at Euston Station
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please note this is an unescorted Tour although you will have a Guide for the Lake District Guided Tour
  • November - March itinerary may vary and instead of visiting Hill Top Farm (which is closed during the winter months) you will visit The World of Beatrix Potter
  • On Fridays between April – October Hill Top Farm is not open so you will visit The Beatrix Potter Gallery whilst in Hawkshead instead
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Heinz S wrote a review Sep 2019
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From the moment that Peter of Mountaingoat picked us up at the train station to to time he returned us there a few hours later there was never a dull moment. His tour guide comments about the Lake District were informative, delightful, and entertaining. His historical knowledge
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Sherry S wrote a review Aug 2019
8 contributions2 helpful votes
My mother, daughter and myself traveled to London for a three generations trip. We booked this trip before leaving the US and were not sure what to expect. We could not stop talking about how much we enjoyed this trip. Even though there was a light rain most of the day, we did
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Date of experience: August 2019
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BeckyB710 wrote a review Aug 2019
Chicago, Illinois321 contributions84 helpful votes
Our guide was nice enough but was very disorganized. We wasted so much time with checking people in, her talking to the other driver or buying our tickets. There was hardly any time at each stop, especially at Beatrix Potter’s house. No one asked any questions or even spoke on
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Mobile119079 wrote a review Jul 2019
Commerce City, Colorado1 contribution2 helpful votes
Overall, this is a wonderful tour. We had a good time riding on Virgin train and seeing the landscape. When we arrived, Peter our tour guide was very visible and we all gathered promptly. He was very nice and explained what was going to happen for the day. The weather was not
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Date of experience: July 2019
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rana wrote a review Jul 2019
18 contributions2 helpful votes
The guide spoke to me slowly and clearly.So I could understand what he said.And the tour was very nice.If I had had time,I would have stayed a couple of days.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Key Details
  • Duration: 13h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English
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