With its striking scenery and connections with the poet William Wordsworth, the UNESCO Lake District National Park offers a great day out and a truly memorable experience.
What’s included in your day trip to the Lake District from Manchester:
Meet and Greet Service at Manchester Piccadilly Station
Meet our representative outside The Mill Bar and Kitchen and receive your train tickets and a welcome pack containing your itinerary, payment vouchers, maps and travel tips.
Return train from Manchester to Windermere
Travel by train to Windermere, with a change at Oxenholme (journey time approx. 1 hour 35 minutes).
Full day bus travel in the central lakes zone
The route stops in Windermere, Rydal, Grasmere, Ambleside, Waterhead and Bowness.
Grasmere Village and Gingerbread
Take a walk around the pretty village of Grasmere, reflect at William Wordsworth’s resting place and visit the famous Grasmere gingerbread shop.
Visit to the ‘World of Beatrix Potter’ in Bowness-on-Windermere
The stories of Peter Rabbit and friends are brought to life in a 3D exhibition.
Lake Windermere Cruise
Enjoy a scenic cruise from Waterhead to the town of Bowness-on-Windermere. In Bowness, visit the many shops, restaurants, old pubs and cafes. The quaint church of St Martin’s built in 1483 is worth a visit.