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English Lake District Tours is an innovative, specialist, sightseeing tour company backed by an established Heritage Tour specialist whose staff have over 20 years’ experience in the holiday industry. These new and exciting heritage tours specialise...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Windermere LA23 1AH, England
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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We did the above tour 27th july 2018, absolutely fabulous and a must for anyone. Tour guide Chris was funny, passionate and answered all our questions. He made the tour even more enjoyable. This was the best way to see everything. Thoroughly recommended.

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Tim W, Manager at English Lake District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Glad you enjoyed your trip although we are not Mountain Goat!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a brilliant day with very well informed, friendly and professional guides Tim and Gillian. The tour was at a leisurely pace with their depth of knowledge around the Bronte family and local history being imparted in a genial manner with lots of detail. They...More

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englishlakestours, Manager at English Lake District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are pleased that you enjoyed your trip to Haworth and the Brontes. Because we always work with small groups it enables us to adjust the tour "on the fly" as we learn more about each of our guest's individual interests to maximise everyone's enjoyment.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Again, I thoroughly enjoyed this tour with Gillian and Tim to the Bronte Parsonage Museum, Haworth, and other locations in the area associated with the Bronte sister’s novels. It’s is a pleasure to tour with an expert driver and knowledgeable guide. This was my third...More

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englishlakestours, Manager at English Lake District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

It is great to be able to share the enjoyment of literary locations with fellow enthusiasts. We are so pleased that you have had such a great time with us and look forward to further trips with you next year.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb tour. Gillian and Tim are excellent tour guides. Warm, friendly, very knowledgeable and informative. I enjoyed the tour experience immensely. In fact I booked a further tour, which was equally as good.😊

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englishlakestours, Manager at English Lake District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Being able to show you the story of Bluebird and and Donald Campbell's speed records on Coniston was great. The museum has some fabulous items and the views on the tour were fantastic.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For some reason, TripAdvisor won’t allow me to add all three tours-which included the 1/2 day morning Potter tour, the 1/2 day afternoon northern lakes tour (8 Lakes) and the all day Ruskin/Campbell tour (apparently not offered in the winter). Do NOT confuse this company...More

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englishlakestours, Manager at English Lake District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Because we do small group tours it enables us to tailor the tour to suit each of our guest's interests and in your case we were very happy to show you all about John Ruskin and the Arts and Crafts movement. Your enthusiasm on the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Heritage Tours, a fairly new company, is extraordinary. Extremely personable guides with deep historical and literary expertise, and profound respect for Wordsworth and the writers who were close to him: Coleridge, Southey, de Quincey, etc. Take all the tours you can with Heritage - and,...More

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TimW4445, Manager at English Lake District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We had a fantastic time taking you on the three tours that you took with us. We are so pleased that you enjoyed it so much and wrote such a nice review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend Janet & I (Casse’) did the tour with Tim & Gillian in September 2018. We found Tim & Gillian so professional, knowledgeable & helpful we had a fabulous Tour with them and so appreciated their switching of plans due to a hiccup we...More

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TimW4445, Manager at English Lake District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We were so glad that we could rearrange things because of your delayed flight. We love to take to visitors on intimate tours of the Lake District and we were very pleased that we could make this happen for you.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great afternoon visiting the lakes with excellent tour guide Tim! Very knowledgeable in his surroundings. I’ve brought some beautiful memories back with me that I will not forget. I will be returning here real soon.

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TimW4445, Manager at English Lake District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The landscape of the Lake District is amazing and it makes it very worthwhile for us when a guest enjoys it so much.

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Were lucky to get such a beautiful day to visit the Lake District. Both Gillian and Tim were amazing hosts, with loads of knowledge about the Lake District and the history of Beatrix Potter. We visited many sites where you would recognise from her illustrations...More

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TimW4445, Manager at English Lake District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So many people come to visit Beatrix Potter's home but we try to make it so much more special by explaining about her life and showing you the many real life locations she used in her illustrations.

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Despite “mixed” weather conditions, this was an excellent and informative tour of key locations in Beatrix Potter’s story and connections to the Lake District. Our group of five were well look-after and I can highly recommend this tour. Excellent value with a very friendly service.

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TimW4445, Manager at English Lake District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you found our tour so informative.

Reviewed 23 September 2018

Mum and I had been trying to do this for 44 years and finally managed it. We booked onto the tour and, along with 2 others, had an enjoyable afternoon touring the lakes and visiting the Beatrix Potter locations. Gillian and Tim were great hosts...More

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TimW4445, Manager at English Lake District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

We are so glad we were able to assist you in visiting Beatrix Potter's home after trying for 44 years! We don't include a visit to the Beatrix otter Gallery in Hawkshead on these half day tours (we do on the full day tour) even...More

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