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Overview
If the expense of car hire, the pressures of left-side driving, and the strain of navigation are not for you, relax on this convenient mini-coach tour of the UNESCO-listed Lake District. Besides panoramic views from Wastwater Lake, Wrynose Pass, and Hardknott Pass, visit historic Muncaster Castle and ride the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway.
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15-17 Market Square
15-17 Market Square, Keswick CA12 5BW, UKWe meet all travellers behind the Oddfellows Arms in the centre of Keswick.
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  • Pass by Central Car Park
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    Blea Tarn
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Pass by Wrynose Pass
    Pass by Hardknott Pass
  • 2
    Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Wast Water
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 4
    Muncaster Castle
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by Central Car Park
You'll end at
15-17 Market Square
15-17 Market Square, Keswick CA12 5BW, UKWe meet all travellers behind the Oddfellows Arms in the centre of Keswick.
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Highlights
  • Discover the high passes of the Lake District, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Ride the Ravenglass and Eskdale narrow-gauge railway
  • Explore the grounds and manicured gardens of historic Muncaster Castle
  • Savor spectacular views alongside live commentary from local guide
What to Expect
Greet your driver in central Keswick, transfer to Windermere, and join your guide and small group. Board your climate-controlled mini-coach and soak up the spectacular views as your guide explains the history and culture of the region. Ascend to the Wrynose Pass and Hardknott Pass, and drink in vistas of Scafell and Scafell Pike. Trundle through charming valley woodlands on the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway. Discover epic panoramas at Wastwater Lake and wander the manicured gardens of 14th-century Muncaster Castle. Finally, return to Windermere, bid your guide farewell, and join your transfer back to Keswick.
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Departure Point
15-17 Market Square, Keswick CA12 5BW, UK
Duration
8h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Transport in a small mini-coach
  • On-board commentary in English
  • A ride on the Ravenglass and Eskdale narrow gauge railway
  • Entrance to Muncaster Castle Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
  • Entry/Admission - Muncaster Castle
Exclusions
  • Food & drink
  • Additional Entrance fees
  • Driver’s gratuity (Optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be 5 years or older
  • Confirmation is received at the time of booking
  • There will be a designated lunch stop where you’ll be able to purchase lunch
  • There are toilet stops on route
  • Minimal walking is involved
  • Our vehicles are not currently wheelchair accessible
  • Luggage storage is available at the Windermere Information departure location
  • Seats cannot be reserved
  • Each passenger must have their own seat
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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badger064st wrote a review Oct 2019
Seascale, United Kingdom72 contributions72 helpful votes
This really was the most enjoyable day. Kevin the driver / guide was the perfect host. Informative with the right balance of humour to lighten the day. His skill at navigating the high passes was very impressive. They are not for the faint hearted and are a challenge in the car
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Response from Liz C, Marketing Manager at High Adventure Day Tour from Keswick
Responded 28 Oct 2019
Hello badger064st, Thank you for your lovely review! We're very happy you had such a brilliant day on our High Adventure tour with Kevin! It's great to hear you enjoyed both of the attractions which are included in the tour and that you would recommend us! Best wishes, Mountain Goat
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Paul T. wrote a review Oct 2019
Tadley, United Kingdom3 contributions
The day was spent travelling around lakes and fells it was brilliant the driver Lisa was a great host with more local knowledge than any guide book, just brilliant.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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D&D wrote a review Jul 2019
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A wonderful day out. Know we had good weather but the service was excellent from booking the tickets to Mike's skillful, careful driving and attention to his passengers. We were well looked after and his commentary was very informative. We have been coming to the Lake
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from Liz C, Marketing Manager at High Adventure Day Tour from Keswick
Responded 25 Jul 2019
Hello dekdor, Thank you for your lovely review, we're very happy you enjoyed your day out with us. I will let Mike know you enjoyed both his company and his commentary. Hopefully we'll see you again! Best wishes, Mountain Goat
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TravellerLincoln_UK wrote a review Jun 2019
Lincoln, United Kingdom10 contributions6 helpful votes
We were spending 4 days in the Lake District and wanted a tour so we got to see as much as possible in the short time we had in the area. The staff in the Mountain Goat office in Windermere could not have been more helpful and certainly pulled out all the stops to ensure we got
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from Liz C, Marketing Manager at High Adventure Day Tour from Keswick
Responded 19 Jun 2019
Hello TravellerLincoln_UK, Firstly let me thank you for this lovely review, we are so happy you had a great experience with us at Mountain Goat. It is great to hear you had a brilliant experience with our staff, from front desk to driver, and this is something we pride ourselves on here at Mountain Goat. I'm glad you enjoyed your High Adventure tour and found the itinerary to be exciting and interesting, I'm sure Malcolm will be delighted to hear what you have to say and so I will pass this on next time I see him. Thank you for your recommendation, we hope to welcome you back on another tour in the future when you next visit the Lake District. Best wishes, Mountain Goat
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geeta d wrote a review Jun 2019
Chelmsford, United Kingdom261 contributions50 helpful votes
Our driver was Mike who was brilliant and so knowledgeable,we had a very scenic wonderful tour .He drove very skilfully through narrow roads and kept us amused with his running commentary.He stopped several times to take photos.Very punctual too.Thoroughly recommend this tour.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from Liz C, Marketing Manager at High Adventure Day Tour from Keswick
Responded 10 Jun 2019
Hello geeta d, Thank you for your review! I'm glad you had a great time on your tour and enjoyed Mike's company. Thank you for your recommendation, hopefully we'll see you again! Best wishes, Mountain Goat.
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Awesome trip great experience
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This Particular Tour Was Excellent
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A good tour
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Great day out
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A great tour with a good guide
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Excellent way to see the Lakes District -Highly recommend it
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