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Lake District - Cruise, Grasmere and Peter Rabbit

Day Trip to the Lake District

Including a River Cruise, The World of Beatrix Potter and the Village of Grasmere

With its striking scenery and quaint villages the UNESCO Lake District National Park offers a great day out and a truly memorable experience. Discover the beautiful landscape on our Lake District day trip.

Visit the village of Grasmere, one of the most picturesque in the Lake District, to see the grave of William Wordsworth and purchase some truly unique Grasmere Gingerbread. Then cruise down Windermere to Bowness-on-Windermere while admiring the magnificent mountains. In Bowness, visit the World of Beatrix Potter, where the stories of one of Lakeland’s most famous inhabitants are magically brought to life.

What’s included in your day trip to the Lake District:

  • Meet and Greet Service at Manchester Piccadilly Station– Meet our representative outside The Mill Bar and Kitchenand receive your train tickets and a welcome pack containing your itinerary, payment vouchers, maps and travel tips.
  • Return train from Manchester to Windermere – Travel by train to Windermere, with a change at Oxenholme (journey time approx. 2 hour 15 minutes).
  • Full day bus travel in the central lakes zone – The route stops in Windermere, Rydal, Grasmere, Ambleside, Waterhead and Bowness.
  • Grasmere Village and Gingerbread – . Visit the pretty village of Grasmere where you visit his grave and the famous gingerbread shop.
  • Lake Windermere Cruise – Enjoy a scenic cruise from Waterhead to the town of Bowness-on-Windermere. In Bowness, visit the many shops, restaurants, old pubs and cafes. The quaint church of St Martin’s built in 1483 is worth a visit.
  • Visit to the ‘World of Beatrix Potter’ in Bowness – The stories of Peter Rabbit and friends are brought to life in a 3D exhibition.

Timings & Departures

Monday to Friday:

Meet and Greet outside The Mill Bar and Kitchen at 08:55 / Train departs at 09:26

Saturday:

Meet and Greet Outside The Mill Bar and Kitchen at 08:15 / Train departs at 08:47

Sunday:

Meet and Greet outside The Mill Bar and Kitchen at 08:20 / Train departs at 08:53.

The journey time by train to Windermere is approximately 2 hour 15 minutes.

Suggested return from Windermere 18:55; arrival in Manchester 20:59

 

 

Please note:

  • All day trips by train are self-guided/ unescorted. Our representative will meet you at The Mill at Manchester Piccadilly station and provide you with all the information you need, including an itinerary, to use as a guide.
  • Bookings can be made up until 20:00 the day before travel.
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  • Lake District - Cruise, Grasmere and Peter Rabbit - Adult £66.00 + £1.50 booking fee 0 30 max
  • Lake District - Cruise, Grasmere and Peter Rabbit - Child £39.00 + £1.00 booking fee 0 30 max
  • Lake District - Cruise, Grasmere and Peter Rabbit - Infant (Under 5) Free 0 30 max
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Day Trip to the Lake District

Including a River Cruise, The World of Beatrix Potter and the Village of Grasmere

With its striking scenery and quaint villages the UNESCO Lake District National Park offers a great day out and a truly memorable experience. Discover the beautiful landscape on our Lake District day trip.

Visit the village of Grasmere, one of the most picturesque in the Lake District, to see the grave of William Wordsworth and purchase some truly unique Grasmere Gingerbread. Then cruise down Windermere to Bowness-on-Windermere while admiring the magnificent mountains. In Bowness, visit the World of Beatrix Potter, where the stories of one of Lakeland’s most famous inhabitants are magically brought to life.

What’s included in your day trip to the Lake District:

  • Meet and Greet Service at Manchester Piccadilly Station– Meet our representative outside The Mill Bar and Kitchenand receive your train tickets and a welcome pack containing your itinerary, payment vouchers, maps and travel tips.
  • Return train from Manchester to Windermere – Travel by train to Windermere, with a change at Oxenholme (journey time approx. 2 hour 15 minutes).
  • Full day bus travel in the central lakes zone – The route stops in Windermere, Rydal, Grasmere, Ambleside, Waterhead and Bowness.
  • Grasmere Village and Gingerbread – . Visit the pretty village of Grasmere where you visit his grave and the famous gingerbread shop.
  • Lake Windermere Cruise – Enjoy a scenic cruise from Waterhead to the town of Bowness-on-Windermere. In Bowness, visit the many shops, restaurants, old pubs and cafes. The quaint church of St Martin’s built in 1483 is worth a visit.
  • Visit to the ‘World of Beatrix Potter’ in Bowness – The stories of Peter Rabbit and friends are brought to life in a 3D exhibition.

Timings & Departures

Monday to Friday:

Meet and Greet outside The Mill Bar and Kitchen at 08:55 / Train departs at 09:26

Saturday:

Meet and Greet Outside The Mill Bar and Kitchen at 08:15 / Train departs at 08:47

Sunday:

Meet and Greet outside The Mill Bar and Kitchen at 08:20 / Train departs at 08:53.

The journey time by train to Windermere is approximately 2 hour 15 minutes.

Suggested return from Windermere 18:55; arrival in Manchester 20:59

 

 

Please note:

  • All day trips by train are self-guided/ unescorted. Our representative will meet you at The Mill at Manchester Piccadilly station and provide you with all the information you need, including an itinerary, to use as a guide.
  • Bookings can be made up until 20:00 the day before travel.