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Windermere, Lancaster & the Lake District Small-Group Day Tour from Manchester

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Windermere, Lancaster & the Lake District Small-Group Day Tour from Manchester
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icon11 hours  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Swap the hustle and bustle of Manchester for a scenic day trip to the Lake District. Instead of waiting around for public transport, enjoy the convenience of having transport included. Travel with ease between sites in a comfortable Mercedes mini-coach, and tick off Bowness-on-Windermere, Coniston Water, Hawkshead, Grasmere, and the Heritage City of Lancaster in a day.
  • No research needed: A full Lake District itinerary is planned out for you
  • The guide points out William Wordsworth’s former home—Dove Cottage
  • See spectacular scenery, such as Lake Windermere and Coniston Water
  • The tour showcases the medieval architecture of Lancaster
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Small Group Tour with maximum 16 people
Professional Driver Guide
Transport by top of the range Mercedes mini-coach
Entry/Admission fees
Meals and refreshments
Gratuities
NCP Car Park Manchester Store Street , Store St, Manchester M1 2WD, UK

Next to the NCP Car Park, Store Street, Manchester, M1 2WD Exit Piccadilly Train Station in Manchester. At Caffe Nero, turn left and walk towards Motel One. Take the first left under the tunnel. Walk until you see your white Rabbie's mini coach.

8:30 AM
This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • You are allowed up to 14kg (31lbs) of luggage per person on our tours from Manchester. This should be one piece of luggage similar to an airline carry-on bag (approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 17in x 10in) and a small bag for onboard personal items.
  • We regret that we are unable to permit children under 5 years on our tours.
  • Please arrive at least 15 mins in advance to check-in.
  • Please note that tour timings are for reference only and may vary for operational reasons.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Lake Windemere Cruise - We reserve tickets for you. If you want to visit this attraction, please purchase your ticket whilst on tour.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Rabbies Trail Burners
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the departure point for the Windermere, Lancaster & the Lake District Small-Group Day Tour?
A:The tour departs from the NCP Car Park on Store Street in Manchester.
Jun 2021
Q:
Is parking available near the departure point for the Windermere, Lancaster & the Lake District Small-Group Day Tour?
A:Parking can be difficult to find in the center of town. It is highly recommended that you take advantage of the excellent public transportation that is available.
Jun 2021
Q:
How early should I arrive for the Windermere, Lancaster & the Lake District Small-Group Day Tour?
A:Check-in closes 15 minutes before your departure time. The tour departs on time, so please do not arrive late.
Jun 2021
Q:
Can I bring luggage with me on the Windermere, Lancaster & the Lake District Small-Group Day Tour?
A:You may bring up to 14kg (31lbs) of luggage per person. This should be one piece of luggage similar to an airline carry-on bag (approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 17in x 10in) and a small bag for onboard personal items.
Jun 2021
Q:
What should I bring with me on the Windermere, Lancaster & the Lake District Small-Group Day Tour?
A:Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. Bring your camera and spending money for lunch, optional admission tickets, etc.
Jun 2021
Q:
Are admission fees included in the Windermere, Lancaster & the Lake District Small-Group Day Tour?
A:No. You pay for access to sites such as castles and museums as you arrive. Most of these locations accept both cash and card.
Jun 2021
Q:
What type of vehicle is used during the Windermere, Lancaster & the Lake District Small-Group Day Tour?
A:The tour is conducted in a 16 seat Mercedes Mini-coach. There are three steps up into the coach – each 150mm in height. There are grab handles on both sides, the step edges are clearly marked and the treads are non-slip.
Jun 2021
Q:
Can I bring a wheelchair on the Windermere, Lancaster & the Lake District Small-Group Day Tour?
A:The bus is not wheelchair accessible, however, there is storage available for a folding wheelchair or walking frame. Guests must be able to get on/off the bus on their own or with the assistance of a companion as guides cannot assist physically.
Jun 2021
Q:
Are restrooms available on the bus during the Windermere, Lancaster & the Lake District Small-Group Day Tour?
A:There are no restrooms on board the bus, however, the group does make regular breaks to use the restroom during the tour.
Jun 2021
Q:
Can I bring my small child with me on the Windermere, Lancaster & the Lake District Small-Group Day Tour?
A:All guests must be at least 5 years old to participate in this tour. If your child is 5 or older, but under 1.35m (4.4 ft.) tall, please notate this in the "Special Requirements" box so a booster seat can be arranged.
Jun 2021
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Should I bring my own lunch during the Windermere, Lancaster & the Lake District Small-Group Day Tour?
A:There is no need to bring lunch. The group will make a lunch stop where you can purchase a meal suitable to your taste and budget.
Jun 2021
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Windermere, Lancaster & the Lake District Small-Group Day Tour from Manchester?
A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by Windermere, Lancaster & the Lake District Small-Group Day Tour from Manchester.
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What is the policy on sanitization during Windermere, Lancaster & the Lake District Small-Group Day Tour from Manchester?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Windermere, Lancaster & the Lake District Small-Group Day Tour from Manchester.

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star-5
Excellent tour, would recommend!
gs_0
, May 2022
Really good trip with lots of places visited. The tour guide Darren was very good and knowledgable and made the tour very interesting. The optional Windermere river cruise was also good which lasted 45mins. We also got to buy the famous Sarah Nelson's gingerbread which tasted great.
star-4
Good tour to spend an eventful , peaceful day
Chinmayee_S
, Mar 2022
We reach on time before 8.30 but the driver is strict and he doesn’t wait if you are late . We had a good time at the Windermere lake cruise , lunch at grasmere and a good time at the small village Hawkshead
star-5
Beautiful tour to the Lake District
Tova_S
, Mar 2022
The trip was excellent. Darren our driver and tour guide was brilliant. He did an amazing job by explaining everything and answering our questions. I highly recommend.
star-5
Amazing day trip
Jillian_P
, Feb 2022
The scenery was amazing and we had plenty of time to wander all the amazing towns. Tour guide was great and entertaining! Hawkshead was a great stop. Stop into the car bar, Kittchen!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
A stunning experience.
Megan_F
, Jan 2022
I loved the entire experience and our driver/guide, Darren, was fantastic! He gave us great tips and was full of knowledge of the various areas. A stunning trip altogether!

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