Your Lake District Chauffeur
Luxury tours of England
Private chauffeur-driven tours of the Lake District
Your Lake District Chauffeur, with safe & comfortable high-end chauffeur-driven cars. For luxury tours of England’s beautiful countryside. England’s largest National Park is a wonderful place to visit. Discover breathtaking lakes, soaring mountains – known locally as ‘fells’, picturesque valleys and even sandy coastline.
Your tour of the Lake District National Park
The Lake District, also known as the Lakes or Lakeland, is a mountainous region in Cumbria, North West England. A popular holiday destination, it is famous for its lakes, forests and mountains (fells). Popular with literary tourists with its associations with William Wordsworth and other ‘Lake Poets’. Beatrix Potter and John Ruskin are also linked with the area. The Lake District National Park was established in 1951 and was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2017.
Popular Lake District attractions include: Coniston Water, Derwentwater and Keswick, Grasmere and RydalLangdale Valley, Northern Lakes, Ullswater, Wastwater and West coast, Windermere and Ambleside, Brockhole, the Lake District Visitor Centre & Coniston Boating Centre.
The major lakes and reservoirs in the Lake District are Bassenthwaite Lake, Brotherswater, Buttermere, Coniston Water, Crummock Water, Derwent Water, Devoke Water, Elter Water, Ennerdale Water, Esthwaite Water, Grasmere, Haweswater Reservoir, Hayeswater, Loweswater, Rydal Water, Thirlmere, Ullswater, Wast Water and Windermere
Rydal (pictured above) is significant in the history of English Romantic literature. William Wordsworth lived at Rydal Mount from 1813 to 1850. Beatrix Potter’s one-time home, Hill Top, is in the village of Hawkshead, and houses many of her drawings of Peter Rabbit and friends.
I wandered lonely as a cloud
That floats on high o’er vales and hills,
When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host, of golden daffodils;
Beside the lake, beneath the trees,
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze…
Your Lake District Road Trip
Fine dining options include Michelin starred restaurants with L’Enclume in Cartmel Nr Grange over Sands, Allium at Askham Hall, Askham, Forest Side in Grasmere, HRiSHi at Gilpin Hotel and Lake House in Cumbria, Old Stamp House in Ambleside, Rogan & Co in Cartmel, The Cottage in the Wood in Braithwaite,
You may wish to combine this into a English literary tour. Start in London with Poet’s Corner, The Globe, and Sherlock Holmes. Then Stratford-upon-Avon, for some William Shakespeare. To Bath for some Jane Austen, the Oxford and the Cotswolds for C.S Lewis and Tolkien.