If you’re looking for a change of scenery on your visit to Windermere, travel to the stunning Yorkshire Dales. On this tour you'll see quaint villages, the famed Settle to Carlisle railway, and Bolton Castle, where Mary, Queen of Scots was a prisoner.
What to Expect
Explore the Yorkshire Dales on this day trip from Windermere. You’ll drive to the quaint village of Sedbergh and head up to see the famous Settle to Carlisle Railway and the spectacular viaducts. Later you’ll venture down into Wensleydale and Hardraw before descending into Swaledale through the valley to the small market town of Reeth for lunch.
After lunch you’ll visit Bolton Castle, where Mary, Queen of Scots was held as a prisoner. Take a journey up the valley to the spectacular Aysgarth Waterfalls.
From the waterfalls you’ll head to Hawes, where you’ll stop before continuing on to the lovely village of Dent, famous for the Dent knitters and brewery.
The return trip to Windermere takes a different route, travelling via Kirkby Lonsdale.
This tour operates on Wednesdays from Windermere and Bowness, with a departure time of 09:30 and an return time of 17:45.
- Tour commentary
This tour departs from outside the Windermere Tourist information Centre at 09:30.
Know Before You Go
• We regret 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.
• This tour runs only on Wednesday.