Heart of the Lakes

Short on time? We have got the ideal afternoon scenic tour for you. The tour will focus on the famous valleys of Great and Little Langdale, with time to take in the picturesque view at Tarn Hows. You will also enjoy the view at Coniston Water, famous for world water speed records.

Tour Highlights - to tick off your list!
  • The Langdale Valley is a hub of Lake District Heritage.
  • Spot many of our famous Herdwick sheep.
  • Loughrigg Tarn, the inspiration for many artists and writers.
There are many picturesque views along the way including Tarn Hows & Loughrigg Tarn. Lastly, a quick stop in Hawkshead before returning to Windermere.
  • Tarn Hows
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  • The Langdales
    • Times: Daily Tours: 14.30 - 18.30 March 25th to October 29th 2017

      Departs

      Official start point is Windermere Tourist Information Centre. 
      Tour pick-ups from select accommodation and locations in Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere and Ambleside.

      Prices 2017 & 2018: 
      All seats £25

      Please note that each customer must have their own seat onboard the vehicle. 

      How To Book: You can instantly book by selecting your preferred date on this page.

      Included Extras A great half day tour!

      Please Note: A minimum of 4 passengers is required for this tour to operate

      We regret our tours are unsuitable for under 5's.

      For more information please browse the Full Itinerary, Additional Information and the Route Map. If you would like a Daily Tour brochure or further information regarding our Heart of the Lakes Tour please contact us.

    • This tour introduces the culture and famous characters of The Lake District, which created the landscapes you see today This journey takes you to the Langdale Valley, filled with heritage and farmland. From here you travel over Blea Tarn pass to Coniston.
       
      There are many picturesque views along the way including Tarn Hows & Loughrigg Tarn. Lastly, a quick stop in Hawkshead before returning to Windermere.
      • Tour Type
        This tour is a guided scenic mini-coach tour, but there are times when you will have the option to walk up to a few hundred metres to take in a view or point of interest.  
         
        Lunch Stop
        The tour starts at 14:30. There are limited opportunities to purchase food on this tour. 
         
        Clothing & Footwear
        We suggest you wear comfortable and sensible footwear, we also recommend bringing a light raincoat.  
         
        Assistance Dogs
        We are happy to accept assistance dogs only on this tour. Please contact us to advise us in advance.  
         
        Please Note: We regret our tours are unsuitable for under 5's.
        For full terms and conditions please see here.

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    • Tarn Hows

    Tour Highlights

    The Highlights of the Lake District tour includes:

    Focusing on The Langdales and Coniston. This half day tour is ideal for those who want to enjoy the Lake District's spectacular scenery but are short on time.

    You will enjoy:

    • Coniston Water, enjoy the view at the lake famous for water speed records. 
    • The Langdales, picturesque valleys surrounded by mountains.
    • Tarn Hows, a tranquil Lake District beauty spot.