Helvellyn Round

Tour Highlights - to tick off your list!
  • View 7 Lakes in a morning, including beautiful Ullswater
  • Grasmere; The home of Wordsworth & the delicious Grasmere Gingerbread
  • Castlerigg Stone Circle, 1000 years older than Stonehenge
Start off by travelling over the famous Kirkstone Pass, highest mountain road in the Lakes, before dropping down to take in Ullswater. You’ll have chance to stretch your legs at Castlerigg Stone, whlist taking in the panoramic views of the fells. The tour returns via the lesser known St John’s in the Vale. Then travel South along vast Thirlmere, with its interesting story. There is time to wander around the historic village of Grasmere before travelling back to Windermere.
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  • The Langdales
    • Times: Daily Tours: 9.30 - 13.30 March 25th to October 29th 2017

      Departs

      Official start point is Windermere Tourist Information Centre. 
      Tour pick-ups from select accommodation and locations in Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere and Ambleside.

      Prices: 
      All seats £25
       

      How To Book: You can instantly book by selecting your preferred date on this page.

      Included Extras A great half day tour!

      Please Note: A minimum of 2 passengers is required for this tour to operate

      We regret our tours are unsuitable for under 5's.

      For more information please browse the Full Itinerary, Additional Information and the Route Map. If you would like a Daily Tour brochure or further information regarding our Helvellyn Round Tour please contact us.

    • Start off by travelling over the famous Kirkstone Pass, highest mountain road in the Lakes, before dropping down to take in Ullswater. You’ll have chance to stretch your legs at Castlerigg Stone, whlist taking in the panoramic views of the fells. The tour returns via the lesser known St John’s in the Vale. Then travel South along vast Thirlmere, with its interesting story. There is time to wander around the historic village of Grasmere before travelling back to Windermere.
      • Tour Type
        This tour is a guided scenic mini-coach tour, but there are times when you will have the option to walk up to a few hundred metres to take in a view or point of interest.  
         
        Lunch Stop
        This morning tour finishes at 2.30pm therefore there is no lunch stop on route. 
         
        Clothing & Footwear
        We suggest you wear comfortable and sensible footwear, we also recommend bringing a light raincoat.  
         
        Assistance Dogs
        We are happy to accept assistance dogs only on this tour. Please contact us to advise us in advance.  
         
        Please Note: We regret our tours are unsuitable for under 5's.
        For full terms and conditions please see here.

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    Tour Highlights

    The Highlights of the Lake District tour includes:

    Focusing on the northern Lake District this half day tour is ideal for those who want to enjoy the Lake District's spectacular scenery but are short on time.

    You will enjoy:

    • View 7 Lakes in a morning, including beautiful Ullswater
    • Grasmere, The home of Wordsworth & Gingerbread
    • Castlerigg Stone Circle, 1000 years older than Stonehenge