A full day guided tour starting at the Ruskin Museum and taking in the many sites associated with that great polymath of the Victorian era, John Ruskin, including entrance to his idyllic home, Brantwood, on the shores of Coniston Water. During the day we will investigate both the aspirations for his work and the influence he has had on so many aspects of our life today. The tour will include a trip on the steam yacht Gondola (April - October) or launch. The superb Café at Brantwood will be open for lunch, or bring your own picnic.
Tour with a Blue Badge Guide. Entrance to John Ruskin's Museum in Coniston, Steam yacht Gondola ride from Coniston to Brantwood, home of John Ruskin. Entrance to Brantwood. Steam yacht Gondola ride back to Coniston.Extra information:
Meet outside the Ruskin Museum in Coniston at 10am. Appropriate outdoor clothing/shoes necessary.Suitable for:
Families, Groups, Honeymoon, Solo travellersTags:
John Ruskin Museum Coniston culture steam steam yacht gondola Victorian Ruskin walk
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