10 days in Lake District Itinerary

10 days in Lake District Itinerary

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Kendal

— 9 nights
Kendal, anciently known as Kirkby in Kendal or Kirkby Kendal, is a market town and civil parish within the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England. You've added South Lakes Safari Zoo, Honister Slate Mine, Lakeland Wildlife Oasis, and other attractions to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Kendal Castle and Kendal Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry and Kendal Parish Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kendal: Old Man of Coniston (in Coniston), Loughrigg Fell (in Ambleside) and Village of Dent (in Dent). There's more to do: examine the collection at Quaker Tapestry and admire the striking features of Bridge House.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kendal road trip app.

London to Kendal is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kendal

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake District travel guide

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World heritage site · Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water
A paradise for all lovers of the great outdoors, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Lake District is widely regarded as one of the most stunning areas of natural beauty in the UK. This mountainous region famously served as inspiration for some of the finest works of artists William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Containing the country’s largest national park, the Lake District is England’s top vacation destination for hikers and rock climbers. Nature lovers from around the world linger in this area for days and even weeks, sightseeing in the sweeping landscape of rugged hilltops, glistening lakes, dense forests, and hazy mountaintops. The region abounds in numerous hidden pubs, inns, and hotels, offering not only shelter from the weather, but also first-class dining and drinking options.