The Lake District National Park is famous for its spectacular scenery of lakes and mountains, and its connections with the poet William Wordsworth and the author Beatrix Potter. This tour brings together some of the very best the National Park has to offer, giving you a truly memorable ‘Lakeland’ experience.
What’s included in your day trip to the Lake District:
Meet and Greet at Manchester Piccadilly Train Station
Meet our representative at Manchester Piccadilly station and receive your tickets and travel pack containing a detailed itinerary, maps and travel tips.
Return train travel from Manchester to Windermere
Enjoy a scenic journey from Manchester to Windermere in the Lake District. Journey time is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Take the sightseeing bus to Bowness Pier
Yellow Cruise on Lake Windermere
Take the Yellow Cruise from Bowness to Lakeside where you can catch the steam train.
Return Trip on Lakeside Haverthwaite Steam Railway
Enjoy a nostalgic ride on a steam train before returning to Lakeside and catching the return cruise back to Bowness
The World of Beatrix Potter
A visit to this unique attraction will bring the stories of Peter Rabbit and friends to life. Enjoy some free time afterwards to explore Bowness before catching the Sightseeing bus back to the station for your return train to Manchester.
TIMINGS AND DEPARTURES
Monday to Friday: Meet and Greet at 08:55am/ Train departs at 09:26 am,
Saturday: Meet and Greet 08:15 / Train departs 08:47
Sunday: Meet and Greet 08:20 / Train departs 08:53
Please note that all day trips by train are self-guided/ unescorted.
|Season (1 Nov 2019 - 31 Mar 2020)|
|Monday - Friday||Closed|
|Saturday - Sunday||Open|
|Season (1 Apr 2020 - 31 Oct 2020)|
|Monday - Sunday||Open|
* Monday to Friday
Meet and Greet 08.35am / Train departs at 09.15am
Meet and Greet 08.10am / Train departs at 08.46am
The journey time by train to Windermere is around 1 hour 30 minutes.
Please note: World of Beatrix Potter is open from 10am, last entry 5:30pm (1st Nov - 31 Mar) 4:30pm (1 Apr - 31 Oct)