10 Bus Tours of the Lake District
The UNESCO World Heritage Site attracts tourists from all over the world. Getting around Cumbria is easy via public transport and with a number of private hire companies available, there are several options available. To help plan your holiday, why not choose from some of these 10 bus tours of the Lake District.
Lake District Tours
The team behind the simply named Lake District Tours are able to assist with a wide variety of things to do in Cumbria. Book a private tour and your bus will reach historical places of interest, taking you along roads with amazing views of the rural countryside and much more. They can even help you with a day trip from London.
Scenic Bus Routes
Operating from April through to November are scenic bus routes that will take you through the countryside of the Lake District. Book a ticket online and explore where it can take you along the way.
Discover Hadrian’s wall
Reaching the border of Cumbria is easy from anywhere in the Lake District. With Go Lakes however you can get a direct bus ticket from Brompton to the famous wall and then enjoy a historic guided tour while you’re there.
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
One of the UK’s busiest bus companies launched an open top bus route along the Lake District in 2017. Great for organising your own hop on and hop off tour through the beautiful countryside and to all its major attractions.
Bus and Boat Ticket
Enjoy a lake cruise with this combination ticket. If you’re after things to do in the Lake District, then the Windermere bus and boat ticket will give you the best of both worlds.
Discover Lakeland Tours
As well as offering walking tours, guided walks and bike tours of the Lake District, Discover Lakeland run several special interest tours. So jump in the mini-bus and enjoy a full day of activities.
Mountain Goat Tours
Join this bus tour of the Lake District and be taken up into the mountains. You will experience the natural beauty of Lakeland, while meeting some of its native wildlife. The Mountain Goat Tours are a tour experience with a difference.
B Spoke by Spike
You might want to hire a private car or personal driver rather than a conventional bus tour. However with B Spoke by Spike, you can have your personalized experience in an old 1979 VW Camper or Landrover Defender 110 Station Wagon.
Visit the largest lakes and waters in the Lake District with Coach Holidays. Providing coach tours from across the United Kingdom, you can join an organised trip and meet like-minded travellers.
Exactly as the name suggests, Busy Bus help out with a number of bus tours. Shuttle buses to get you from A to B, Cruise Excursions or sightseeing tours into Windermere and beyond.
Bus tours of the Lake District are a great way to get around Cumbria. With all these options available, you will never be short of things to do. So why not stay in a Lake District Boutique Hotel, at Aphrodites Lodge in Windermere you can even enjoy your own hot tub!