Looking down from Wrynose
Key Details
8 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Printed Voucher Accepted
Live Guide

Pick-up service

Alternatively we do complimentary hotel and guesthouse pick-ups and drop-offs in the Windermere, Bowness, and Ambleside area.

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What You'll Do
  • Drive over the Wrynose and Hardknott passes, the steepest passes in England
  • Admire the sights at Wastwater, voted “Britain’s Favorite View”
  • Explore the 14th Century Muncaster Castle and its internationally-acclaimed gardens
  • Admire views of Hardknott Roman Fort and spectacular views of England’s highest mountains
Get off the beaten track and enjoy a full-day tour exploring the Western Lake District. Leave from Windermere to experience England’s steepest passes, visit the splendid 14th Century Muncaster Castle, and admire Britain’s favorite view at Wastwater.
What to Expect
Discover the beautiful sights of the Western Lake District on this adventurous full-day tour. This tour will take you off the beaten track as you discover the magnificent scenery of the Lake District with its beautiful mountains and dramatic lakes.

Make your way over the Wrynose and Hardknott passes, the steepest passes in England we drive past the extraordinary remains of Hardknott Roman Fort, 1,000 feet up on the fells.

Embark on the famous miniature Ravenglass and Eskdale railway before enjoying lunch at a traditional country inn. In the afternoon you will drive onward to “Britain’s Favorite View” at Wastwater, England’s deepest and most dramatic lake.

Your next destination is the splendid 14th Century Muncaster Castle, where you can explore its internationally acclaimed gardens and World Owl Trust. The beautiful scenery of the Coniston Fells and Coniston Water bring an end to this classic tour of the Lake District.
What's Included
  • Ride on Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
  • Entry to Muncaster Castle gardens and grounds and the World Owl Trust
What's Not Included
  • Entrance to Muncaster Castle
  • Lunch and refreshments
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

This tour departs outside the Windermere Tourist information Center at 09.45. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• Unfortunately, tours are not suitable for children under the age of 5.
• Please specify pick-up point when booking, otherwise Windermere Tourist Information Centre will be used as a pick-up point.
• Routes are subject to change without notice and the vendor reserves the right to alter tours in the event of severe inclement weather, traffic congestion, or for operational reasons.

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