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  • Lake District Foundation
  • Green Tourism Bronze Award
  • Cumbria Tourism Awards Winner
  • TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Coach/Minibus Tour

Helvellyn Round

Helvellyn Round



    Start off by travelling over the famous Kirkstone Pass, highest mountain road in the Lakes, before dropping down to take in Ullswater. You’ll have chance to stretch your legs at Castlerigg Stone, whlist taking in the panoramic views of the fells. The tour returns via the lesser known St John’s in the Vale. Then travel South along vast Thirlmere, with its interesting story. There is time to wander around the historic village of Grasmere before travelling back to Windermere.

    Tour Highlights - to tick off your list!


    - View 7 Lakes in a morning, including beautiful Ullswater
    - Grasmere; The home of Wordsworth & the delicious Grasmere Gingerbread
    - Castlerigg Stone Circle, 1000 years older than Stonehenge

    Please see the website for included extras, highlights, itinerary and other details.

    Opening details

    Official start point is Windermere Tourist Information Centre at 09:45hrs.
    Tour pick-ups from select accommodation and locations are available if you book direct through Mountain Goat. Locations include Windermere, Bowness on Windermere, Ambleside, Grasmere. For pick-ups in Kendal (Mon-Sat) and Keswick (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday) there is a £5pp charge.


    All seats £25.


    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

    We provide services for coach and group operators. Ideal for coach drivers days off. Our 16 seater minibuses make the inaccessible accessible. Group rates: on request.


    Mountain Goat Ltd,
    Victoria Street,
    LA23 1AD


    Plan route to Mountain Goat Tours and Holidays using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

    Map reference: SD 403965  Lat: 54.36052 Long: -2.92019

    Entering Windermere from the south on A591, Windermere Tourist Information Centre is on the left. Mountain Goat reservations office is located 50 metres down the hill from the information centre.

    Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Windermere station

    Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


    • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesEntrance is well lit


    • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
    • YesClear signage
    • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
    • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors

    Public Areas

    • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
    • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
    • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)


    We have a full accessibility questionnaire available on our website.

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