ShowmeCumbria news- NEW REGULAR NORTH LAKES TOUR ADDED!
Due to demand from Hotels and Guest Houses for more accessable tours we have added a regular North Lkes Tour to our list.
The tours will start at 09.30 am and leave from the Penrith Tourist Information Centre.
* Ullswater Lake - Wordsworths inspiration for the Daffadils poem
* Kirkstone Pass - !500 feet above sea level
* Windermere Lake and ferry crossing
* Hawkshead Village - Beatrix Potters local village
* Tarn Hows - Popular with painters and photgraphers
* Grasmere Village - Wordsworth's Church and family grave
* Derwentwater Lake - Well worth a visit!
* Castlerigg stone circle- Keswick's version of Stone Henge
* Frequent Photo stops and great views.
* £28.50 per guest ( maximum of 6 passengers)
* Ideal for the tourer who wants the 'personal touch' rather than a bus ride.
Make the most of your visit to the lakes and make sure you do not miss this tour!
Phone Penrith Tourist Info Centre to book your seat on 01768 867466
See the Cumbrian Coastline and another side of Cumbria with our West Coast tour
Visit the north west coastline and learn about the smuggling and slave trade history of this unspoilt coastline.
Visit Maryport, or Whitehaven Harbour where the Slave traders plied their trade with rum and other imports.
Walk on the sand at Ravenglass estuary or visit the largest collection of owls in the world at Muncaster Castle Owl Sactuary. You could also visit the Castle and famous Gardens.
Or,why don't you take a look at the 'La'al Ratty' see the Small guage railway that runs regularly through the countyside up to the village of Boot? Or, better still, take a trip on the train and we will be there to pick you up at the end of your trip.
Take a look at the Lake districts deepest and most dramatic Lake in Wastdale, Wastwater, whilst you are in the area.
Pay a visit to the Roman fort at Hard Knott, on the highest pass in Cumbria if your nerves will stand it!
Aquire some of the history of the small villages along the north west coastline. maybe take the scenic route over Corney Fell with its great views out over the Irish Sea, before dropping down in to the Duddon Valley. Then take the scenic route to Coniston, the most southerly Lake in the Lake district.
There really is so much to do on the other side of Cumbria!
OLYMPIC BONUS LAKES TOUR
How about taking the opportunity to visit the Lake district whilst attending the OLYMPIC GAMES ? Give us a call and we will pick you up from the Station and show you the 'BEST OF THE LAKES' with a mini tour!