Travel Trade bookable Experiences
Looking for an immersive experience for your clients? Or perhaps something they can’t book direct? From FITs to groups of all sizes, let us help you give them a trip to remember.
Whether it’s an afternoon or a multi-day themed itinerary, get under the skin of one of the world’s most famous poets. Visit William Wordsworth’s childhood home in Cockermouth or where he went to school in Hawkshead. Explore the bustling family home of Dove Cottage, where William created much of his greatest work. From gallery tours to nature journaling, there are guided experiences running frequently – for something truly unique even enjoying drinks and poetry in the cottage after hours. To top off the Wordsworth experience, feast at the poet’s dining table and stay overnight in his bedroom at the 17th century Rydal Mount.
A lake cruise is a must for anyone exploring the magnificent Lake District scenery and a fabulous way of opting for a more sustainable route. Book an exclusive cruise on Motor Vessel Penelope II for a memorable experience at Windermere Jetty. There’s lots of options for bespoke cruises with a foodie theme; from Gin Cruises to Fish and Chip Supper charters with Ullswater ‘Steamers’. Or take a relaxing Buffet Cruise on England’s longest lake with Windermere Lake Cruises – enjoy delicious food and superb jazz music as you sail by stunning Lakeland scenery. They even run summer evening cruises timed to catch Windermere’s fabulous sunsets!
The region hosts an array of culinary experiences allowing the sampling of the very best in our local produce. Get hands on and forage for ingredients with the distillers and then make your very own distilled gin at Shed One; or be transported by horse drawn carriage to a Michelin Star 8-course meal at the Pentonbridge Inn. Want a tour of the stables and to meet the horses? No problem!
Film buffs can get exclusive access to one of the oldest picture houses in the UK. Take a backstage tour with the current owners of Keswick Alhambra Cinema who have restored this unique heritage Edwardian cinema to its former glory. See the original screen on the back wall, projection room, old film reels and renovations, then top it all off by watching the latest blockbuster!
We have a guided tour for everything, be it cycling, walking, nature, town walks, or special interests. You can even capture your time here with professional photographer Al Topping who will take you on a guided walk with the option to enjoy wonderful on-the-trail food cooked there and then!
Perched on a hilltop in the stunning Western Lake District, discover the magnificent centuries old Muncaster Castle – ancestral home of the same family for over 800 years. Your customers can gain exclusive access and experience this hidden gem in all its glory. Dine in the state rooms with the Pennington family, join the bird team where you can fly a wide range of their impressive birds and be enchanted by the picturesque valley of Wastwater on a guided walk.
The Armitt Museum in Ambleside tells the fascinating story of the Lakeland world and its people through its substantial collection which includes original fungi and natural history artworks by Beatrix Potter. Go behind the scenes with a curator where you can even handle rare objects and enjoy their special ‘Walk & Talks’ experience around The Armitt and tiny Bridge House – one of the most photographed buildings in the Lake District.
These are just a selection of experiences which we will continue to. To find out more about booking any of these experiences, contact Francine on email@example.com and we would be happy to put you in touch with the supplier.