Tour in Luxury
Why not tour round the lakes in one of our spacious Luxury vehicles (7 series BMW), try one of our tours or design your very own tour to suit you.
Approximately 4 hours, 1 to 4 people
Suggested 1-3 passengers for maximum comfort
Blackwell Arts Centre, Windermere Ferry (subject to weather & time) Hill Top, Brantwood (John Ruskins house) Dove Cottage (Grasmere)
Blackwell, is one of Britain’s finest houses from the turn of the last century. The period rooms are carefully furnished with the blend of Arts and Crafts furniture and early country-made pieces Visitors are encouraged to sit and soak up the atmosphere in Blackwell’s fireplace inglenooks and are free to enjoy the house as it was originally intended, without roped-off areas. The inviting window and garden seats offer stunning views of the surrounding Lakeland scenery.
Hill Top, the first Lakeland home of Beatrix Potter; discover more about the writer’s life, experience rural Lakeland life as Beatrix Potter did.
Brantwood A historic house, museum and vibrant centre for the arts, John Ruskin’s former home has a wealth of things to see and do for the whole family. Offering a fascinating insight into the world of John Ruskin Filled with many fine paintings, beautiful furniture and Ruskin’s personal treasures, the house retains the character of its famous resident. Our visitors are free to explore the rooms and house stewards are on hand to answer questions. There are a range of quizzes and activities for children to enjoy.
Dove Cottage was once an inn, the 'Dove and Olive Bough'. It became William Wordsworth home. Step into Dove Cottage to get a sense of that time: stone floors, dark panelled rooms, glowing coal fires and the family’s own belongings. Little has changed in the house since the Wordsworth lived here.