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2-Day Tour of the Lake District from Glasgow

  • E-Ticket
  • Live Guide

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Lake District on this 2-day, 1 night experience from Glasgow, including hotel or guesthouse accommodation. Travel by train from Glasgow to Oxenholme (please note this is unaccompanied), where you will be met by one of our friendly driver guides and taken on our Beatrix Potters Favourite Countryside Tour. Enjoy the afternoon exploring the Southern Lake District National Park including the medieval village of Hawkshead, the natural beauty spot of Tarn Hows & Coniston. On day two join our Ten Lakes Spectacular Tour which visits Buttermere, Borrowdale Valley including Ashness Bridge & Suprise View, the market town of Keswick, 4000 year old Castlerigg Stone Circle and the famous village of Grasmere. One night accommodation and return 2nd-class train tickets from Glasgow. Two tours of the Lake District in a luxury Mercedes mini-coach

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Day 1 Glasgow - Oxenholme - Lake District

Stop At: Glasgow Central Station

Use your e-ticket to board the train at Glasgow Central Railway Station and travel from Glasgow to Oxenholme (please note this is unaccompanied).

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Hawkshead

You will have time to explore the medieval town of Hawkshead.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Tarn Hows

Next stop is Tarn Hows, the natural beauty spot which was left to the National Trust to Beatrix Potter in her will.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Coniston

Visit Coniston, famous for where Arthur Ransome based his childrens’ book ‘Swallows and Amazons’ on locations around Coniston Water.

Day 2 Ten Lakes Spectacular - Glasgow

Stop At: Kirkstone Pass

Travel over a Lake District Mountain Pass

Stop At: Ullswater

England's 2nd largest lake

Stop At: Castlerigg Stone Circle

One of the earliest British circles dating back over 4000 years

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ashness Bridge

Visit the most photographed bridge in the Lake District, Ashness Bridge and continue onto Surprise View, boosting beautiful views over Derwentwater

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Honister Slate Mine

Continue into Borrowdale and over Honister Pass.

Stop At: Grasmere

Stop in Grasmere, famous for Sarah Nelson's Gingerbread & William Wordsworth

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At:

Return to Oxenholme Train Station for your train journey back to Glasgow Central Station.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Glasgow Central Station

Arrive back to Glasgow Central Station