Guests should meet at Euston Station in London
at 8:00am by the ticket office who will check you in and escort you to your reserved seats. Train departs at 8:30am arriving at Oxenholme
in the Lake District
at 11:08am, where your guide will meet you on the platform. We will admire the spectacular views of Lake Windermere
, as you make your way through the narrow country lanes that criss cross this scenic landscape. We will stop for a photo opportunity on the shores of Esthwaite Water
. Next we will visit Hill Top
and see the farm and gardens. We will then continue to the medieval village of Hawkshead
to see its quaint alleyways. On our way to Coniston Water
where we will enjoy a lake cruise, we will pass Tarn Hows
, a picturesque beauty spot. We will cross the Yew Tree Valley
and keep our eyes open for the local roe deer. On our return to Windermere
we will have a photo stop at Yew Tree Farm
. Then we will savour some delicious cream tea in Lindeth Howe
in Bowness. It was the home of the Potter family and where Beatrix Potter stayed.
The guide will then escort us back to the train station for return journey back to London leaving Oxenholme at 6:30pm, arriving at 9:24pm (Departure times on Saturdays may vary please refer to your welcome pack on the day).