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Scenic Lake District with Afternoon Tea at the World of Beatrix Potter - Tour from London

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily except Sunday

  • Duration

    Approx. 14 hours

  • Start time


    Train timings:

    London Euston/ Oxenholme: 8:30am /11:08am

    Oxenholme /London Euston: 6:29pm / 9:24pm

  • Meeting Point
    The tour departs from Euston Station –Outside the Main ticket office.
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
  • Ending Point

    Tour returns to Euston Rail Station.

Key Highlights

  • Spend a day in the Lake District enjoying the very best of English scenery
  • Tour includes return train transportation from London
  • Included Lake Cruise and Afternoon Tea at the Lindeth Howe Hotel
  • Both printed and smartphone voucher accepted!


Enjoy a relaxing train journey to the spectacular Lake District National Park Area. Travel through the Midlands passing canals, market towns, to reach Oxenholme where your tour starts.Highlights of the day include acruise on one of the lakes and a visit to the the medieval village of Hawkshead.

The tour starts from Euston Station, outside the Main ticket office at 08:00am where you will meet a local representative. You will be given a round trip train ticket (with reserved seats) and will arrive at Oxenholme where you'll be met by a guide who will take you on your tour of the Lake District. Apart from enjoying a Lake Cruise on one of the Lakes, you will also visit:

Wray Castle built in 1840 in the Gothic Revival style, Beatrix Potter enjoyed several holidays as a child in Wray castle. Wray castle offer splendid views over Lake Windermere.

Afternoon tea is provided at the Lindeth Howe Hotel.

On your way back to the station, you will cross the sprawling Victorian town of Bowness-on-Windermere in time to take the train back to London, arriving at Euston Station at around 09:25pm.

Winter Special Itinerary:
you will meet a local 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. This tour is the ideal way to explore the favourite places associated with Beatrix Potter and Wordsworth.

We travel north alongside Lake Windermere to Waterhead and then from here we drive to the medieval village of Hawkshead where you have time to explore this fascinating village. We continue on towards the renowned beauty spot of Tarn Hows where we stop for a photo before driving through Yewdale, passing Yew Tree Tarn and Skelwith Bridge.

Our next destination is the charming setting of Rydal Mount & Gardens once home to the famous poet William Wordsworth. Here you can enjoy a guided tour of the house & garden and a delightful cream tea before returning back to Bowness for some free time to look around the picturesque village.

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

This tour has a range of unavailable dates in the month of December.


  • Scenic Lake cruise - Summer only English speaking guide
  • Round trip train tickets with reserved seats
  • Afternoon tea at the Lindeth Howe
  • Coach transportation in the Lake District
  • Free Wifi - in the coach
  • VOX RADIOGUIDE -microphone and headset system


  • Lunch
  • Hotel Pick up and drop off

Please note

Voucher information: You can show your voucher on your smartphone (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details

Please arrive at the start point at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.

Visit the World of Beatrix Potter (not included in price)

Additional info

Contact details for the local activity operator will be found on your confirmation voucher.The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

Customer Reviews

  • Carolyn Buboltz
    Convenient way to get to see Beatrix Potter Lake District locations when you have limited time .

    This trip was a convenient way to get to the Lake District to see the Beatrix Potter sights. Peter, the tour guide and driver, was excellent. The train ride from London and...

    United States 09/23/2013
  • Nicole McCloskey
    Lake District

    Tour guide a very knowledgeable nice fellow. Peter was a great driver on roads that were so narrow and winding. Beatrix Potter house so quaint and lovely. Boat ride very...

    United States 10/19/2011
  • Elena Arefieva
    Very interesting and pleasant tour

    The guide - Peter - is exactly in his place - he is nice and attentive, his stories are quite informative and all is well arranged. One of his advantages is a rather slow and...

    Russian Federation 03/21/2011

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