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Sightseeing tours and scenic driving

Lake District Sightseeing Tours

Now don't get me wrong most people come to the lakes to ....well look at the lakes ,climb a mountain or ford every stream.
If you are not the hearty outdoor activity type you still have a wealth of things to do or see.

In this section we look at some of our favourite drives through the lakes and also the guided excursions available
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Lakes & Dales Classic Car Hire
Lakes & Dales Classic Car Hire
Do you dream of driving a classic British sports car through the Lakes on a glorious summers day? Lakes & Dales Classic Car Hire have a Morgan, Austin Healey Frogeye Sprite,Sunbeam alpine, Triumph TR4 or Triumph Stag to choose from. Accommodation is also offered at their base in the Lake District. feel the wind in your hire & drive a car from a bygone age where you can feel the car and its connection to the road.... more
Mountain Goat
Mountain Goat
Since 1972 Mountain Goat  have been operating in the Lake District.Today they offer a whole range of holidays, tours and services including full-day and half-day guided mini-coach tours which are an ideal way to view the dramatic and romantic scenery of the Lake District. Tours operate daily throughout the year and include lake cruises, steam train journeys and cultural, historic and literary attractions. With frequent stops for photographs and short walks, an...... more
Pooley Bridge to the top of Kirkstone Pass
Pooley Bridge to the top of Kirkstone Pass
There are many dramatic drives in the Lakes but our favourite must be the one starting from Pooley Bridge and driving along the shore of Ullswater through Glenridding and Patterdale before the ascent of Kirkstone Pass. The road offers many fine views of Ullswater and there is a car park a little way down from Pooley Bridge.On the right hand side is Aira Force waterfall which is well worth a visit particularly after heavy rain (no problem this year!) After Aira Force I headed on through...... more
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