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From Manchester: Derbyshire and Peak District Day Trip

Duration: 8 hours
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Experience the delights of Derbyshire on a full-day tour from Manchester. See the rolling hills of the Peak District, taste the traditional treats of…

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From Manchester: North Wales, Snowdonia, and Chester Tour

Duration: 10.5 hours
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Explore the mountains, marvels, and myths of North Wales and Chester. Set off on a journey through the best of the must-see sights with an expert…

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A lifetime experience to cherish for ever

On August 14, 2018 we joined the "Lake District Tour from Manchster", organised by Mountain Goat Tours & Holidays. We had booked the tour online from “Get Your Guide”. The tour started at 9 AM and lasted around 7 PM. Our first stop was at the tourist office of the organizers at Windermere, a small but beautiful railway station. Next stop was at hill top and then visited Beatrix Potter's 17th-century farmhouse and gardens. Potter a writer, illustrator, natural scientist, and conservationist best known for her children's books featuring animals, such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit. She is credited with preserving much of the land that now constitutes the Lake District National Park. Lunch time was at a village Hawkshead , famous for its Old Grammar School where William Wordsworth was a student. Finally, but not the least, the cruise in lake Windermere. All in all it was a lifetime experience. The whole tour was well organized and our guide Carl and Mathew mesmerized everybody p

From Manchester: Lake District Tour Reviewed by Amitabha, 27/08/2018

Very enjoyable- driver full of local knowledge

I really enjoyed this experience; it was the perfect way to spend a rainy September morning. The captain explained important monuments and buildings and it was a good way of seeing the area. Very good value as it is only £9 each, interesting if you have never visited before. Staff were friendly and café was reasonably priced (£1 for a much appreciated hot drink). I would recommend this to anyone!

Manchester: 60-Minute River Cruise Reviewed by Lisa, 13/09/2017

An informative way to spend an hour or two

Very reasonably priced cruise and quite informative given that it is only around 30 minutes each way. Get your timings right and this is an easy/pleasant way for visitor's to Manchester to get out to the Quay area and take in the various attractions for a couple of hours

Manchester: 60-Minute River Cruise Reviewed by Bernard, 01/06/2019

Friendly & knowledgeable guides and lovely scenery!

A really great day but the return back to Manchester was very uncomfortable in an unairconditioned and squished van! The trip would have been a 10 out of 10 but this ride home was really uncomfortable and unpleasant,

From Manchester: Lake District Tour Reviewed by Anonymous, 29/05/2018

The Lake District is bueatiful with many quaint villages.

Overall the Lake District is really quite nice - better than we expected. The tour could have been longer, but we were short of time. The boat ride should be eliminated and replaced with some time in Windemere.

From Manchester: Lake District Tour Reviewed by John C, 09/07/2019