The Cross Lakes Experience

Cross Lakes Experience gives you the freedom and flexibility to explore Windermere, Coniston water and the breathtaking countryside tucked in between England's two most famous lakes.

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Create your own adventure around a stunning landscape of whitewashed villages, idyllic beauty spots and huge forests that are havens for wildlife and heaven for outdoor enthusiasts. For 2014 the service includes the Mock-Gothic Wray Castle.

Your one day tickets allows you to:

  • cross England's largest lakes, Windermere, from pier 3 at Bowness Bay to Ferry House.
  • enjoy a leisurely cruise on Coniston Water, sailing on the Coniston launch.
  • take the Mountain Goat minibus between Ferry House and Hawkshead village on a scenic tour taking in Beatrix Potter's house at Hill Top.
  • catch the Stagecoach bus between Hawkshead and the historic attractions of Coniston.
  • board the bus for a return trip from Hawkshead to the exciting outdoor activities at Grizedale Forest.
  • board the bus to Wray Castle, great discounts if you arrive by bus or boat.
  • Plus access to some great offers!

Download the timetable under links on the left for further details.

Great value offers - just show your ticket