Tarn Hows Beauty Spot
Key Details
4.5 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Printed Voucher Accepted
Live Guide

Pick-up service

Alternatively complimentary hotel and guest house pick-ups and drop-offs are available in the Windermere, Bowness, and Ambleside areas.

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What You'll Do
  • Visit Beatrix Potter's Hill Top Farm
  • Cruise on England's largest Lake, Windermere
  • Drive through the Lake District around Lake Windermere
  • Visit the beauty spot of Tarn Hows
  • Get inspired as Potter did in the village of Hawkshead
Explore the favorite countryside of Beatrix Potter on a half-day tour of the Lakes; Windermere, Tarn Hows, Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top Farm, and Gardens. Cruise on Lake Windermere and explore the medieval village of Hawkshead.
What to Expect
This half-day tour is the ideal way to explore the favorite places associated with Beatrix Potter. From Beatrix Potter's splendid Hill Top Farm to the renowned beauty spot of Tarn Hows, the afternoon tour is not to be missed.

The first part of your journey is on Lake Windermere, making your way North on a lake cruise towards the Lakeland Fells. Visit Beatrix Potter’s incredible Hill Top Farm where she wrote many of her famous children's stories in the little 17th-Century stone house. You will have the opportunity to go into the shop, explore her garden, and visit the house (not on Fridays).

After exploring Miss Potter’s extraordinary house, you will continue to the medieval village of Hawkshead, where you will have some time to explore the fascinating village. You will drive through the renowned beauty spot of Tarn Hows, before descending back to Windermere and Bowness.
What's Included
  • Lake cruise on Lake Windermere
  • Entrance to Hill Top House, Gardens, and shop
What's Not Included
  • Lunch and refreshments
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

The tour departs outside Windermere Tourist information Centre at 12.00. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• 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
• Beatrix Potter's Hill Top Farm House is not open on Fridays, and may be closed on other days (for further information please contact the National Trust)

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