take a guided tour of the lake district...
Looking to explore Cumbria? Or do some sightseeing in the Lake District? Then take a trip or guided tour during your holiday.
Cumbria's tour guides will make sure that you don't miss out on the things you should see and do whilst visiting the Lake District. With over 40 qualified Blue Badge Guides their excellent local knowledge will enhance your experience of the area.
From mountain leaders, to specilalist small bus tours including Mountain Goat and Millenium Travel, there are plenty of people at hand to make sure you get the very most from your visit. You can even book your tour online with Golakes, the official website of the regional tourist board.
guides, tours & sightseeing
Blue Badge Guides
Cumbria Tourist Guides is made up of 21 guides each specialising in different areas including; outdoor activities, photography, itinerary planning, literature, gardening, guiding for the disabled and even murder mystery weekends. Many of the guides are also multilingual.
Scenic bus tours
Whether you choose to take public transport or book yourself on to a guided bus tour, both are an excellent way of seeing the countryside. The 555 route is one of the most scenic in Cumbria, passing Windermere, Rydal Water, Grasmere and Thirlmere. There are also specialist small coach tour providers that offer great days out and excellent local knowledge.