Uniquely Coniston: Showcase the World of Swallows & Amazons
Sat 20 Apr 2013 to Sat 19 Oct 2013
Re-live the experiences of Arthur Ransome's 'Swallows and Amazons' on this Gondola cruise and panoramic walk east of Coniston Water, and see their world showcased from viewpoints overlooking the lake.
Visitors may meet at 10.45 at the Gondola Pier if they have pre-booked. The Gondola ticket may be bought on board after departure. End: 16.45 at Coniston Pier.
Refreshments: Bring packed lunch.
Other essential costs: You will also need to purchase tickets for the National Trust Gondola (£15.00 per adult, £8 per child, family tickets available) and for Brantwood Gardens (£4.95 per adult, children free)
Other recommended visits: To discover more about the theme of the tour we recommend a visit to the Ruskin Museum (£5.25 per adult, £2.50 per child, family tickets available).
If this is a personal purchase and you are a UK taxpayer*, Cumbria Tourism can increase the value of your purchase without costing you a penny. If you tick the 'Reclaim Gift Aid' box and fill in your full name and home address details, Cumbria Tourism will be able to claim at least 25% extra from the Government on top of your purchase made through GoLakes. Your name and address will be forwarded to Cumbria Tourism in this case to allow them to claim the Gift Aid.
*You must have paid UK tax this year at least equal to the 25% Cumbria Tourism will claim.