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Castlerigg Stone Circle Tours and Activities

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There are numerous neolithic stone circles in the Lake District and nearby areas, the most popular being at Castlerigg. This more-or-less round grouping of 38 boulders, with a rectangle of 10 more joining the inner edge of the circle, dates back some 5000 years, making it even older than Stonehenge. And like Stonehenge, the arrangement of Castlerigg Stone Circle is clearly linked to movements of the sun and moon, although the original ceremonial purpose of the stones is lost in time.

The stones themselves are impressive; add the majestic backdrop of Skiddaw, Blencathra and other mountains and you can see why this site has drawn admirers for millennia. An ideal spot to contemplate the mysteries of the past amidst the serenity of nature.

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Ultimate Full Day Tour visiting 10 Lakes, 4 passes and magnificent scenery

Ultimate Full Day Tour visiting 10 Lakes, 4 passes and magnificent scenery

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Discover multiple lakes, mountain passes, villages, and scenic viewpoints with a full-day itinerary that takes you around the Lakes District. Among the gems, visit Lake Windermere, Brothers Water, Grasmere, and Rydal Water, and enjoy a cruise on Ullswater. Throughout the tour a guide provides information on each destination, with a separate driver to maximize safety during transport.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$162.32
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$162.32
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Lake District Adventure Sightseeing Day Trip from Liverpool

Lake District Adventure Sightseeing Day Trip from Liverpool

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Getting to and around the Lake District from Liverpool alone means relying on hire cars, or trains and buses. Skip the effort with a day trip that makes everything smooth and easy, and showcases some of the region’s highlights and under-the-radar sights. Explore Ambleside, hike around Blea Tarn, see Castlerigg Stone Circle, and enjoy an optional Lake Windermere cruise (own cost), all without any worries detracting from the scenery.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.94
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$70.94
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Mountain Goat Full Day Tour: Ten Lakes Tour of the Lake District

Mountain Goat Full Day Tour: Ten Lakes Tour of the Lake District

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Experience some of the highlights of the Lake District National Park on this full-day Ten Lakes Spectacular small-group tour from Windermere. Traveling by air-conditioned minivan with an expert guide, explore the beauty spots and villages of central Lakeland as you learn about its history. Ascend high mountain passes, visit a waterfall and see ten of the most beautiful lakes, including Buttermere and Thirlmere. Discover Borrowdale and quaint villages such as Grasmere; visit Castlerigg Stone Circle; and enjoy free time for lunch in the market town of Keswick.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.99
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$59.99
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8 Lakes and Magnificent Scenery - Afternoon Half Day Tour

8 Lakes and Magnificent Scenery - Afternoon Half Day Tour

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Enjoy a seamless introduction to the Lake District and discover its scenic highlights on this half-day driving tour. Over the course of your tour, see numerous lakes (including Lake Windermere—the largest in the area); visit the Neolithic Castlerigg Stone Circle; discover the photogenic Ashness Bridge; chart the Kirkstone Pass; and much more. As you go, learn all about the region and its history from your guide’s commentary.
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  • 3 hours to 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$84.69
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$84.69
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3-Day Lake District Explorer Small-Group Tour from London

3-Day Lake District Explorer Small-Group Tour from London

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Discover the best of British history and nature on a 3-day small-group tour to the Lake District. Round-trip train fare from London, all ground transportation, and provided accommodation ensure that your adventure is comfortable and stress-free. The well-rounded itinerary is perfect for travelers who want to take advantage of every moment in the rural paradise. See Ullswater Lake, Kirkstone Pass, Wordsworth's Dove Cottage, and much more.
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$632.67
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$632.67
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York & the Lake District: Small-Group Tour from London (5-days)

York & the Lake District: Small-Group Tour from London (5-days)

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Arranging transfers and accommodation in a country you’ve never visited before can be a stressful and difficult task. Skip the hassle of advance planning and let a guide take care of arranging your tour of York and the Lake District on this 5-day experience, a stress-free choice for families and first-time visitors. As well as including four nights’ accommodation and guided tours, this small-group tour promises personalized attention from your guide.
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$959.06
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$959.06

Lake District Highlights Day Trip from York with Lake Cruise

Lake District Highlights Day Trip from York with Lake Cruise

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Journey to the heart of the Lake District on this full-day tour from York and uncover the charms of England’s oldest national park. Follow in the footsteps of Beatrix Potter as you visit her home at Hill Top, see William Wordsworth’s former school in Hawkshead and cruise across Windermere, England’s largest lake. Along the way, admire beauty spots like Tarn Hows and explore traditional villages like Skipton and Bowness-on-Windermere.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$94.11
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$94.11
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MANCHESTER: Lake District Adventure - Sightseeing Day Trip Tour

MANCHESTER: Lake District Adventure - Sightseeing Day Trip Tour

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Sightseeing Tours the way they should be. Fully narrated and escorted by driver guides who love their jobs almost as much as you will love your day with them. Our Lake District tour will take you to places not normally visited by the casual tourist, showing you the true essence of why this part of the country is so spectacular.. Fun and laughter all the way, all day.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.16
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$69.16
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3-Day Lake District Explorer Small-Group Tour from Manchester

3-Day Lake District Explorer Small-Group Tour from Manchester

The Lake District is one of the most culturally and naturally rich parts of the UK. On this convenient 3-day tour from Manchester see the tallest mountains in England as well as the deepest lake. Travel by comfortable train and in a top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach. Over three full days you can enjoy walking, shopping, driving through the countryside, exploring cute villages, and more. Poetry lovers will also have fun visiting Wordsworth's Dove Cottage.
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$548.68
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$548.68
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Castlerigg Stonecircle - Lakes Mountains and Villages Private Tour

Castlerigg Stonecircle - Lakes Mountains and Villages Private Tour

The Lake District serves up glassy lakes, mountains, and historical sites—all fairly widely dispersed. Cover many of its must-sees in a day without self-drive on this private tour. With a driver-guide, you’re free to admire and learn about the sights undistracted by driving or planning. Visit Derwentwater and Grasmere; and explore Castlerigg Stone Circle and more; all topped and tailed with pickup and drop-off at Lakes or north-west hotels.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$381.50
Price varies by group size
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$381.50
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Stunning Lake District 6 Hour Tours!

Stunning Lake District 6 Hour Tours!

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This tour is a beautiful tour day, full of beauty and natural wonder, out but is rough guide to your days travel, as customers may amend the tour to suite there needs or wish list. Please contact Simon to alter your tour. Thank you.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$677.52
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$677.52
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Private Tour: Ultimate Full Day Scenic Tour visiting 10 Lakes

Private Tour: Ultimate Full Day Scenic Tour visiting 10 Lakes

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This tour takes you to: • Lake Windermere • Kirkstone Inn • Kirkstone Pass • Brothers Water • Patterdale • Glenridding • Ullswater • Lake Cruise on Ullswater. • Castlerigg stone circle • Lakeside at Keswick • Surprise View • Ashness Bridge • Honister Mine • Honister Pass • Buttermere • Crummock Water  • Moss Force waterfall • Thirlmere • Dunmail Raise • Grasmere • Rydal Water
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$670.47
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$670.47
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Private Tour: Ten Lakes Spectacular

Private Tour: Ten Lakes Spectacular

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Our Private Ten Lakes Spectacular Tour is the perfect opportunity for small groups of friends or family to enjoy their very own Private Tour. Our luxury, spacious 6 Seater minibus will allow you to travel the central Lake District in style. The Lake District is renowned for being the most beautiful corner of England. This full-day tour introduces you to ; a magnificent scenery of mountains, valleys, and lakes from the south to the north. The tour includes a lake cruise, a visit to the 4,000-year-old Castlerigg Stone Circle, set high on the fells, and time in Keswick for lunch. On this Lake District tour you will also travel over mountain passes, through beautiful valleys, see waterfalls, and traditional Lakeland villages. Along the way, you will pass some of the region’s most spectacular sights, such as Borrowdale Valley, Newlands Valley, Thirlmere, and Grasmere. A highlight is the Castlerigg Stone Circle, one of the most famous and most visited stone circles in the country.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$628.12
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$628.12
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Six Lakes in a Morning from Windermere

Six Lakes in a Morning from Windermere

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If your time in the Lake District is limited, this tour is the perfect choice for you. You won’t have to worry about navigating, as you’ll have a route organized for you. See six different lakes in one tour, as well as stunning scenery. Highlights included traveling over Kirkstone Pass, and passing through Grasmere.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.70
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$48.70

CHESTER: Lake District Adventure - Sightseeing Day Trip Tour

CHESTER: Lake District Adventure - Sightseeing Day Trip Tour

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Sightseeing Tours the way they should be. Fully narrated and escorted by driver guides who love their jobs almost as much as you will love your day with them. Our Lake District tour will take you to places not normally visited by the casual tourist, showing you the true essence of why this part of the country is so spectacular.. Fun and laughter all the way, all day.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.16
From
$69.16
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4 hour Private Lake District tour (Tour B)

4 hour Private Lake District tour (Tour B)

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This tour allows you to visit two of the areas most popular tourist attractions, Aira force and Castlerigg stone circle. Both are not to be missed, and set amongst the Lake District National park's finest scenery. We will also drive over Kirkstone pass, the highest mountain pass in the Lake District, open to motor traffic with an altitude of 1,489 feet.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$296.42
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$296.42
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Private Tour: 8 Lakes and magnificent scenery - Afternoon tour

Private Tour: 8 Lakes and magnificent scenery - Afternoon tour

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• Lake Windermere, views of the largest lake in the lake district. • Kirkstone Pass • Brothers Water • Patterdale • Glenridding • Ullswater • Glencoyne • Scenic drive along the shores of Ullswater. • Castlerigg Stone Circle • Ashness Bridge • Surprise View looking out over Derwent Water with spectacular views towards Bassenthwaite Lake • Thirlmere • Dunmail Raise the low-level mountain pass and legendary burial place of King Dunmail. • Grasmere one of the smaller lakes of the English Lake District. • Rydal Water
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$293.59
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$293.59
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Stonehenge Tour

Stonehenge Tour

The most famous prehistoric monument in the world, and now a world heritage site, Stonehenge stands alone in the vast empty tract of Salisbury plain. Its origins date back nearly 5,000 years and it has been home to pagan religion and spiritual worship, not to be mention public debate ever since. What was this vast collection of stones intended for? Was it observatory of the moon, a temple to the sun, or an elaborate cemetery? Who were the people who carried and carved these 40 ton rocks? Come and unlock the secrets for yourself and marvel at this remarkable and mysterious feat of ancient engineering and design. Experience the mysterious stone circle of Stonehenge Enjoy a ride across the beautiful Salisbury Plain Explore the Georgian streets and crescents of Bath See some of the traditional villages of the west of England
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$674.17
per group
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$674.17
per group
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Full-Day Private Luxury Lake District In A Day Tour

Full-Day Private Luxury Lake District In A Day Tour

This tour provides you with the opportunity to enjoy the best of both the top and bottom of The Lakes and everything in between. We pride ourselves on customising all our tours to suit your requirements. We can spend more time, or less, at places so please use the itinerary as a framework for us to create the perfect day for you. Each tour includes one paid for experience highlighted * As this tour takes in some of the highest roads of the Lakes we know inclement weather may stop you from getting the full benefit of the wonderful views and stunning scenery. Although some guests actually want to see the Lakes at its wildest others may prefer an alternative date or a refund. "Pleasure first, Business second" is our mantra so, unlike most operators, if we think the weather may be an issue we will let you know in advance to allow you to make an informed decision as to continue with your trip, arrange an alternative date or a refund.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$388.17
Price varies by group size
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$388.17
Price varies by group size
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Full-Day Private Luxury Tour of the Western Lake District

Full-Day Private Luxury Tour of the Western Lake District

The Western Lakes are more rugged and exposed than the rest of the district and as such has its own unique character. Much less explored than the more popular lakes and hills this area has a serene and ethereal feel not found elsewhere in this region. Even in peak summer you’ll feel like you’ve got it all to yourself which is why it’s our favourite part of the Lakes. We pride ourselves on customising all our tours to suit your personal requirements. We can spend more time, or less, at places so use the itinerary as a framework for us to create the perfect day for you. Each tour includes one paid for experience highlighted* Although some guests actually want to see the Lakes at its wildest it can spoil it for others so, as "Pleasure first, Business second" is our mantra we, unlike most operators, will let you know in advance if we think the weather may be an issue to allow you to make an informed decision as to continue with your trip, arrange an alternative date or request a refund.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$388.17
Price varies by group size
From
$388.17
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Tour: Ten Lakes Spectacular in 16 seater minibus

Private Tour: Ten Lakes Spectacular in 16 seater minibus

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Our Private Ten Lakes Spectacular Tour is the perfect opportunity for small groups of friends or family to enjoy their very own Private Tour. Our luxury, spacious 16 Seater minibus will allow you to travel the central Lake District in style. The Lake District is renowned for being the most beautiful corner of England. This full-day tour introduces you to ; a magnificent scenery of mountains, valleys, and lakes from the south to the north. Visit to the 4,000-year-old Castlerigg Stone Circle, set high on the fells, and time in Keswick for lunch. On this Lake District tour you will also travel over mountain passes, through beautiful valleys, see waterfalls, and traditional Lakeland villages. Along the way, you will pass some of the region’s most spectacular sights, such as Borrowdale Valley, Newlands Valley, Thirlmere, and Grasmere. A highlight is the Castlerigg Stone Circle, one of the most famous and most visited stone circles in the country.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$651.47
per group
From
$651.47
per group
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Full-Day Private Luxury Tour Of The Northern Lake District

Full-Day Private Luxury Tour Of The Northern Lake District

The Northern Sights Tour is very popular as it affords the opportunity to see the beauty of the Skiddaw range of mountains whilst passing through the stunning scenery of the Central Lakes. You will see Neolithic structures dating back over 2000 years and what are considered the most beautiful of the lakes all in one day. We pride ourselves on customising all our tours to suit your personal requirements. We can spend more time, or less, at places so please use the itinerary as a framework for us to create the perfect day for you. Each tour includes one paid for experience as highlighted* Although some guests actually want to see the Lakes at its wildest it can spoil it for others so, as "Pleasure first, Business second" is our mantra we, unlike most operators, will let you know in advance if we think the weather may be an issue to allow you to make an informed decision as to continue with your trip, arrange an alternative date or request a refund.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$388.17
Price varies by group size
From
$388.17
Price varies by group size
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Private Tour: Lake District from York in 16 Seater Minibus

Private Tour: Lake District from York in 16 Seater Minibus

Visit one of the UK's most breathtaking areas, the Lake District National Park. Arriving in the Lake District you will explore the central and northern Lakes, enjoy views of the UK's largest lake, Windermere, visit the famous town of Grasmere, renowned for William Wordsworth and its gingerbread. Explore Keswick and Castlerigg Stone Circle, thought to be older than Stone Henge itself, and visit Surprise View, famed for its incredible vistas.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$635.18
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From
$635.18
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Full day Private tour of the Lake District

Full day Private tour of the Lake District

A full day Private guided tour is the ultimate way to get the very most out of your time in the Lake District. You will be able to sit back, relax and not have to worry about navigating your way around unfamiliar roads, but can just focus solely on the amazing countryside and breathtaking scenery. On this tour you will see beautiful lakes, spectacular waterfalls, traditional villages, and experience the thrill of driving over dramatic high mountain passes.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$578.72
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$578.72
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Castlerigg Stone Circle can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 30 Castlerigg Stone Circle tickets and tours on Viator.
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Castlerigg Stone Circle costs USD 48.70. Guided Castlerigg Stone Circle tours start around USD 48.70 per person. See all 30 Castlerigg Stone Circle tickets and tours on Viator.
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