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Lakeland tours

Buttemere and the High Stile Range

Tour A - Northern Panoramic - Full Day

8 Lakes Northern Panoramic Tour
Tour Highlights
  • Central, Northern and Western Lakeland
  • 8 Lakes: Derwentwater, Crummock Water, Buttermere, Thirlmere, Grasmere, Rydal Water, Windermere and Ullswater
  • Grasmere - walkabout and tea or coffee
  • A Hanging glacial valley
  • Ashness Bridge and Surprise View
  • 4 Mountain Passes: Kirkstone - Lakeland’s highest mountain pass, Honister, Whinlatter and Newlands
  • 4,000 year old Castlerigg Stone Circle
  • Moss Force Waterfall
  • Derwentwater cruise - Optional afternoon or early evening lake cruise to round off a superb day

This wonderful tour provides spectacular mountain scenery, eight of the most beautiful lakes, dramatic mountain passes, a delightful waterfall and a visit to the pre-historic Castlerigg Stone Circle. We travel from Keswick to Ullswater and over Kirkstone Pass to Ambleside and returning via Castlerigg Stone Circle, Borrowdale and Buttermere back to Keswick. Photograph opportunities are provided throughout the tour.


Full day tour of the Northern lakes with Osprey viewing opportunityOsprey Watch

This tour provides an ideal opportunity to see the Lake District Ospreys during Mating Season with several vantage points close to the nest site on the west shore of Bassenthwaite Lake. The adult birds regularly search for fish and can be seen around both Bassenthwaite Lake and Derwentwater. There is also a Video Link to the nest site at the Whinlatter Visitor Centre as well as a lay-by on the A66 adjacent the nest site and a viewing platform near the Mirehouse Tearooms on the east side of the lake.

To go to the Osprey Watch website please click on the Osprey image

Tour Includes

Tea, coffee and refreshments at Grasmere

Tour highlights captured on complimentary CD

Tour Options
Afternoon or evening cruise on Derwentwater at additional charge
Tour Notes

Optional Evening cruise on Derwentwater departing at 7.30pm from 27 May to 10 September. Adult 7.50 Child 3.75


Click here to download a PDF information sheet about this tour

Prices from 60.00
Child under 12
Prices from 40.00
Lake cruise: Adult 6.50 Child 3.25