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

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Mountain Goat Tours

Mountain Goat Tours



With 40 years experience of the beautiful Lake District and a firm recognition as the No. 1 Lake District tour specialist, Mountain Goat has rightfully made its mark of distinction and won the ‘Minibus Operator of the Year Award’ 2010.

Established in 1972, Mountain Goat today are renowned for their exciting and inspiring choice of guided sightseeing tours around the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. They also provide exclusive group hire, walking guide services, the ‘Cross Lakes Experience’ Bus Service, Lake District Short Breaks and touring holidays in most National Park areas of the UK. The company work with and have built a strong rapport with many leading UK Tour/Coach operators in addition to many international tour companies particularly Japanese, American, and Australasia.

As a small local business the Mountain Goat are proud members of Nurture Lakeland and actively support the development of Conservation projects to maintain and preserve the Lake District’s unique environment. Over the years it has developed into a sustainable business providing local employment and working with local companies & produce to serve an authentic and unique product. In 2012 Mountain Goat were proud winners of the Sustainable Travel Ambassador.

Mountain Goat enjoys common ownership with the owners of the luxury 4* Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel and present joint promotions including accommodation, sightseeing tours, walking and other activities to guests seeking the perfect break in the Lake District.


Full-day tours from, adults £39.00, senior citizen (+60) £37.50, children £27.00. Half-day tours from, adults £28.00, senior citizen (+60) £27.00 children £22.00.


  • 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
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

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 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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