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High Adventure Day Tour from Keswick provided by Keswick

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks provided for travelers
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Updated 08/05/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 08/05/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
If the expense of car hire, the pressures of left-side driving, and the strain of navigation are not for you, relax on this convenient mini-coach tour of the UNESCO-listed Lake District. Besides panoramic views from Wastwater Lake, Wrynose Pass, and Hardknott Pass, visit historic Muncaster Castle and ride the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    15-17 Market Square
    15-17 Market Square, Keswick CA12 5BW, UK
    We meet all travellers behind the Oddfellows Arms in the centre of Keswick.
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  • Pass by
    Central Car Park
  • 1
    Blea Tarn
    Stop: 10 minutes
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    Pass by
    Wrynose Pass
    Hardknott Pass
  • 2
    Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Wast Water
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 4
    Muncaster Castle
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by
    Central Car Park
  • You'll end at
    15-17 Market Square
    15-17 Market Square, Keswick CA12 5BW, UK
    We meet all travellers behind the Oddfellows Arms in the centre of Keswick.
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Discover the high passes of the Lake District, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Ride the Ravenglass and Eskdale narrow-gauge railway
  • Explore the grounds and manicured gardens of historic Muncaster Castle
  • Savor spectacular views alongside live commentary from local guide
What to Expect
Greet your driver in central Keswick, transfer to Windermere, and join your guide and small group. Board your climate-controlled mini-coach and soak up the spectacular views as your guide explains the history and culture of the region. Ascend to the Wrynose Pass and Hardknott Pass, and drink in vistas of Scafell and Scafell Pike. Trundle through charming valley woodlands on the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway. Discover epic panoramas at Wastwater Lake and wander the manicured gardens of 14th-century Muncaster Castle. Finally, return to Windermere, bid your guide farewell, and join your transfer back to Keswick.
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Important Information
Departure Point
15-17 Market Square, Keswick CA12 5BW, UK
Duration
8h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Transport in a small mini-coach
  • On-board commentary in English
  • A ride on the Ravenglass and Eskdale narrow gauge railway
  • Entrance to Muncaster Castle Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
  • Entry/Admission - Muncaster Castle
Exclusions
  • Food & drink
  • Additional Entrance fees
  • Driver’s gratuity (Optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be 5 years or older
  • Confirmation is received at the time of booking
  • There will be a designated lunch stop where you’ll be able to purchase lunch
  • There are toilet stops on route
  • Minimal walking is involved
  • Our vehicles are not currently wheelchair accessible
  • Luggage storage is available at the Windermere Information departure location
  • Seats cannot be reserved
  • Each passenger must have their own seat
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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BobBonHere wrote a review Oct 17
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom2,206 contributions293 helpful votes
What an excellent day out! We were collected at Keswick and then taken on a fascinating trip down the best lake district passes (Honister, Hardnott and Wrynose- passes we wouldn't have attempted on our own. We stopped off at the Honister Slate Mine for toilets and refreshments
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Date of experience: August 2020
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badger064st wrote a review Oct 2019
Seascale, United Kingdom72 contributions72 helpful votes
This really was the most enjoyable day. Kevin the driver / guide was the perfect host. Informative with the right balance of humour to lighten the day. His skill at navigating the high passes was very impressive. They are not for the faint hearted and are a challenge in the car
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Response from Liz C, Marketing Manager at High Adventure Day Tour from Keswick
Responded Oct 28, 2019
Hello badger064st, Thank you for your lovely review! We're very happy you had such a brilliant day on our High Adventure tour with Kevin! It's great to hear you enjoyed both of the attractions which are included in the tour and that you would recommend us! Best wishes, Mountain Goat
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Paul T. wrote a review Oct 2019
Tadley, United Kingdom3 contributions
The day was spent travelling around lakes and fells it was brilliant the driver Lisa was a great host with more local knowledge than any guide book, just brilliant.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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D&D wrote a review Jul 2019
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A wonderful day out. Know we had good weather but the service was excellent from booking the tickets to Mike's skillful, careful driving and attention to his passengers. We were well looked after and his commentary was very informative. We have been coming to the Lake
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from Liz C, Marketing Manager at High Adventure Day Tour from Keswick
Responded Jul 25, 2019
Hello dekdor, Thank you for your lovely review, we're very happy you enjoyed your day out with us. I will let Mike know you enjoyed both his company and his commentary. Hopefully we'll see you again! Best wishes, Mountain Goat
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TravellerLincoln_UK wrote a review Jun 2019
Lincoln, United Kingdom9 contributions6 helpful votes
We were spending 4 days in the Lake District and wanted a tour so we got to see as much as possible in the short time we had in the area. The staff in the Mountain Goat office in Windermere could not have been more helpful and certainly pulled out all the stops to ensure we got
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from Liz C, Marketing Manager at High Adventure Day Tour from Keswick
Responded Jun 19, 2019
Hello TravellerLincoln_UK, Firstly let me thank you for this lovely review, we are so happy you had a great experience with us at Mountain Goat. It is great to hear you had a brilliant experience with our staff, from front desk to driver, and this is something we pride ourselves on here at Mountain Goat. I'm glad you enjoyed your High Adventure tour and found the itinerary to be exciting and interesting, I'm sure Malcolm will be delighted to hear what you have to say and so I will pass this on next time I see him. Thank you for your recommendation, we hope to welcome you back on another tour in the future when you next visit the Lake District. Best wishes, Mountain Goat
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About the operator

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By: Keswick
jojop344
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Wouldn’t stay anywhere else
Beautiful town , lots to visit , lots of places to eat and and things to see. Great unusual shops with trinkets to
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tiree
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wonderful
i think this was my favourite place we visted during our visit to the lakes ..loved the old cobbled street with the
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Travelogo
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This is the town to stay in when visiting the lakes- gateway to everything
This is a wonderful town, complete with cobbled pedestrianised zones. A short walk takes you to Derwentwater, the q
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gracekoolmon
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A glimpse of nature
I was very happy to seize the opportunity to explore the beautiful view of the lakes. I am grateful to the tour gu
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ozmate062017
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Jessica Thorndike
Would highly recommend any tours . They were amazing. We did two and wouldn’t have seen much of the Lake District s
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tripsandcafes
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First Class Days out
We have been on two day trips with Mountain Goat . Last year Malcolm was our driver and his knowledge of the area m
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Geodrunner
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Stunning scenery with a fanTESStic;) tour guide!
The grand tour of all tours in the Lake District! The driver/tour guide had great historical knowledge of all key
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greyham6
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A stunning snapshot of the Lake District
This was a fantastic tour and a great way to see a lot of the Lake District in one day. Despite a dreary wet day,
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hobbitjn
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Fun day out.
We both had the most spectacular day out. Mike was an incredibly knowledgeable man, with a great sense of humour (t
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Minceandcheesepies
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It’s the personal touches that make something so memorable
The tour was incredible from start to finish and friendliness and care from the staff was so rewarding. Before the
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azzure
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Great day out with the lovely Carol!
What a great day, with a great guide. Carol was knowledgable and funny. The weather was perfect in the morning, c
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gorby123
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Lazy way to see the Lakes
We did the ten lakes tour with Mountain Goat from Keswick on a Sunday early in the season. We booked on Trip Adviso
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gflorijn
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A great (practically personal) tour across the lake district
We took the Ten Lakes tour for Easter Monday 2019 and were the only passengers. Our driver/guide (Derek) was very
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brucel727
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Ten Lakes Tour with Mountain Goat Tours
Mark from Mountain Goat took me on a great tour of the Ten Lakes. Collected on time from Keswick Central Car Park,
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Faith R
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Best way to see beautiful views without stress of driving there.
This was the best way to see breath taking views and the only way to see some of them was to drive along single tra
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  • Duration: 8h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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