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Whisky, Vodka, Gin, And A Cruise

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time-raw8 hours
Starting point
Your hotel in Ambleside

This full day, all-inclusive tour will take you to the northwestern Lake District for spectacular scenery, a boat trip on the second largest lake, and a fascinating tour and tasting session at the award-winning Lakes Distillery.

What to expect?


  • Lake Windermere views of the largest lake in the lake district, surrounded by panoramic mountain scenery.
  • Kirkstone Inn the highest inhabited building in the Lake District.
  • Kirkstone Pass the Lake District's highest pass that is open to motor traffic and it connects Ambleside in the Rothay Valley to Patterdale in the Ullswater Valley.
  • Brothers Water in the Hartsop Valley .
  • Patterdale the village where walkers begin their ascent via the Striding Edge path up to Helvellyn, the third highest peak in the Lake District.
  • Glenridding close to the old Greenside Lead Mine which was established in the 1650s, but now a peaceful craggy Lakeland village hugely popular with walkers.
  • Ullswater with spectacular views of the second largest lake in the Lake District.
  • Lake Cruise on Ullswater.
  • The Lakes Distillery for a tour of the distillery followed by a tasting session.
  • Thirlmere the man-made vast reservoir which submerged the settlements of Armboth and Wythburn in 1889.
  • Dunmail Raise the low-level mountain pass and legendary burial place of King Dunmail.
  • Grasmere one of the smaller lakes of the English Lake District with a small island in the middle, one of Wordsworth's favorite places when he lived at nearby Dove Cottage.
  • Rydal Water tranquil and serene with beautiful reflections of Loughrigg Fell.

What is included?

  • Full day tour
  • Lake cruise on Ullswater
  • Lunch stop at The Lakes Distillery Bistro
  • Guided tour of the distillery
  • Guided tasting session of The Lakes Distillery's whiskey, vodka, and gin
  • £5 voucher for each person to use towards any 70 cl bottle purchase in the shop on the day
  • Experienced driver for your safety on the steep, narrow and twisty Lakeland roads and to provide expert commentary throughout the tour
  • Small group of up to 6 people for a more flexible and personalized experience
  • Use of personal radio communication technology to keep you in touch with your guide when you are off the minibus

Is this experience for me?

  • This tour is not suitable for children under the age of 5

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Spending money
  • Camera
  • Layered clothing
  • Passport/ID
  • Outerwear, such as gloves and a coat

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start date of the experience.
  • Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high quality service.

Meeting point

  • This tour departs from Oxenholme, Windermere, Bowness and Ambleside

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