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Lake District & Afternoon Tea
Extended Tour from London

2016-17 Rates Prices are in Australian Dollars and are subject to currency fluctuation.

Duration: 2 Days - 1 Night


Summer and Winter itineraries offered.

Discover the world of Beatrix Potter on a overnight trip from London to the Scenic Lake District.

Lakes District and Afternoon Tea

 
         
 

Description

Summer Itinerary - 1 April - 30 October 2016
  • Round-trip train tickets to Lake District National Park with reserved seats
  • Scenic Lake Cruise on Lake Windermere
  • Visit medieval Hawkshead village
  • Visit to Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter
  • Cream Tea at the Lindeth Howe Country Hotel, once owned by Beatrix Potter

Meet the Evan Evans representative at Euston Station to collect your tickets and itinerary for the day, then enjoy a relaxing train journey to Oxenholme in the spectacular Lake District National Park.

On arrival at Oxenholme you will be met by a local guide, who will take you on a tour of the Lake District. Enjoy a spectacular cruise on Lake Windermere and visit the medieval village of Hawkshead, an enchanting combination of whitewashed houses and cobbled streets. We make our way to Hill Top Farm*, home of Beatrix Potter and the inspiration for so many of her characters. We will also stop to see the scenic views from Tarn Hows.

A highlight of the visit to the Lake District is afternoon tea at the Lindeth Howe Country Hotel, which was once owned by Beatrix Potter.

*Beatrix Potter's House is closed on Fridays, shop and gardens are open

Overnight in the Lake District (optional)

Stay overnight in the Lake district at a 3* hotel. Prices are per person, based on two people staying in a twin room

Winter Itinerary - 1 November 2016 to 31 March 2017

  • Round-trip train tickets to Lake District National Park
    with reserved seats
  • Scenic Lake Cruise on Lake Windermere
  • Visit medieval Hawkshead village
  • Tour through Yewdale Valley
  • Cream Tea at the Lindeth Howe Country Hotel, once owned by Beatrix Potter

Meet the Evan Evans representative at Euston Station to collect your tickets and itinerary for the day, then enjoy a relaxing train journey to Oxenholme in the spectacular Lake District National Park.

On arrival at Oxenholme you will be met by a local guide, who will take you on your tour of the Lake District. This tour, provided by an knowledgeable local guide, is the ideal way to explore the best of the Lake District, which is famous for its Beatrix Potter and Wordsworth Connections. As we enter the National Park we travel North alongside Lake Windermere to the medieval village of Hawkshead where you have time to explore this fascinating village, Wordsworth himself went to Grammar School here. We continue on towards the renowned beauty spot of Tarn Hows where we stop for photos before driving through Yewdale, passing Yew Tree Tarn, used in the film Miss Potter.

We then journey into the famous Mountainous Valleys of the Langdales, which have been carved by glaciers to form spectacular u-shaped valleys. Arriving at the lake side village of Waterhead you will join a Lake cruise on England’s largest lake Windermere, sit back and enjoy the views to the Lakeland Fells (local word for Mountains).

Arriving at Bowness Bay you will have time to enjoy an Cream Tea at the Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel, which was once owned by Beatrix Potter.

You will be taken back to Oxenholme Station for the train back to London.

Overnight in the Lake District (optional)

Stay overnight in the Lake district at a 3* hotel. Prices are per person, based on two people staying in a twin room

 

Prices Includes

  • 1 night's accommodation in the Lake District 
    at a 3-star hotel
  • Round trip tickets to the Lake District
  • Afternoon tea at the Lindeth Howe Country Hotel
  • Scenic Lake Cruise on Lake Windermere

Prices and Dates

Prices are in Australian Dollars and are subject to currency fluctuation.

Lake District & Afternoon Tea T48
4 Days - 3 Nights - Prices From
Twin Single
Duration: 2 Days - 1 Night 560 o/r
Departs Mon-Sat: 1 Apr - 31 Oct 2016
Departs Wed-Sat: 1 Nov - 31 Dec 2016 & 1 Feb - 31 Mar 2017

Prices are per person, based on two people staying in a twin room.