The Lake District – Keswick (Boat Trip and Christmas Markets)

The Lake District – Keswick (Boat Trip and Christmas Markets)


Saturday 7 December
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The Lake District – Keswick Boat Trip from Liverpool

****Christmas Special****

The Lake District is the UK’s Largest and most visited National Park. It is the largest area of land to be named as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy incredible scenic views of this beautiful landscape on a day trip to one of the most dramatic lakes in the Lake District – Derwent Water. One of the best ways to see the area is to go on a lake cruise! Join us as we enjoy a relaxing 50 minute boat ride around Derwent Water near Keswick taking in the views of the mountains and islands of the Lake. After this we will have an optional short walk to Friar’s Crag to take in a famously beautiful view point of the lake. Following the lake visit, you will have free time in the beautiful village of Keswick – a lovely market town with traditional shops, cafes and pubs.

Trip details

Your trip includes:

  • Coach travel for up to 49 people
  • A friendly guide
  • A boat cruise around Derwent Water
  • A visit to the village of Keswick

Meeting point and time:

Outside Costa 44 Lord Street L2 1TD

08:00 for registration

The coach leaves at 08.15am or before if everyone is punctual.

Travel time: Approx. 3 hours plus a service stop on the way.

Will there be a service stop on the way?

Yes, but there will be a direct service on the way back unless a stop is required.

Leaving Keswick at 16:00

Returning to Liverpool by 19:00

Trip Itinerary:

We will have a relaxing 50 minute lake cruise around Derwent Water and enjoy incredible views of the landscape from the boat. Then we will walk 15 minutes to a Lake View point – Friar’s Crag. From here, you will be escorted to the Lovely village of Keswick. Here you’ll have free time for lunch where there are cafes, shops and traditional pubs

Walk difficulty: Easy.

Variations on the trip

Sometimes things don’t always go to plan and British weather can be changeable. If for any reason the boats are not running at Keswick we will offer a boat cruise on Lake Windermere. If both Lakes are not running boats and we cannot offer an equal equivalent, you may receive a 20% refund if it goes ahead or a full refund if it is cancelled by us.

What to bring:

-A smile of course! Come ready to make friends and enjoy the day.

-Snacks, water, mobile phone, a charger pack, your itinerary and booking number plus some money for lunch or souvenirs.

What to wear:

-Waterproof walking boots or trainers suitable for walking and muddy conditions.

-Waterproof jacket

-Warm layered clothing

-Hat, scarf and gloves in the winter

-Some walks are not suitable for umbrellas so be prepared with waterproof clothing.

-A hat in summer

-Sunscreen all year

-The boat cruise can be splashy! Be prepared for a little spraying if you sit in the front area of the boat.  

What are people saying about us?

Lake District *****

My husband and I had an amazing time in the Lake District. It is an area in the mountains with stunning nature, pure air and beautiful village. It is an opportunity to run away of the reality, get a lovely air and have fun with friends. Everything was perfect: the staff was lovely, good organization. I highly recommend this trip.

Reviewed by CristinaN1333 on Trip Advisor

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