A Victorian grand circular tour from the 1860s. Step back in time and explore the unique landscape of the Lake District by various modes of transport. With an expert guide, travel on a steam train then onto a Windermere lake cruiser. Enjoy a Ferryman’s picnic lunch at the National Trust’s Claife Viewing Station. Then, travel by Mountain Goat minibus along the old route taken by horse-drawn carriages to Coniston Pier. Finish the tour onboard a Victorian rebuilt steam yacht on Coniston Water, where you’ll have the opportunity to steer the yacht and enjoy a glass of fizz & cake.
8 - 30 people
£110 per person
Yes, free of charge.
Picnic lunch included and a drink and cake at the end of the tour.
Suitable clothing for the weather on the day. Flat sensible footwear recommended.
Monday – Friday, 1 April – 31 October Advance booking required, 4 weeks in advance.
Not accessible for wheelchair users.
Basic English required to fully appreciate the tour.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site and a National Park of epic proportions, The Lake District is home to Scafell Pike – England’s highest mountain – and Wastwater, its deepest lake.