11 days in Lake District Itinerary

11 days in Lake District Itinerary

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11 days in Lake District Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly + Train:  8​h 15​min
1
Penrith
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ravenglass
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Windermere
— 5 nights
Train + Fly:  9​h
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

4
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Shop till you drop at Orton Farmers' Market and Viridian Gallery. Family-friendly places like Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest and The Puzzling Place will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Penrith side-trips: Sizergh Castle (in Kendal) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Aira Force Waterfall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Lawrences Church, look for gifts at Kennedys Fine Chocolates, and trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Penrith route builder app .

Valletta, Malta to Penrith is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Valletta to Penrith is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Valletta in April, things will get little chillier in Penrith: highs are around 12°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ravenglass.

Things to do in Penrith

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trips

Keswick, Orton, Sizergh Castle, Alpacaly Ever After, St Lawrences Church
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Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk

1
night
Ravenglass

Ravenglass ©
Ravenglass is a small coastal village and natural harbour in Cumbria, England roughly halfway between Barrow-in-Furness and Whitehaven. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Muncaster Castle, delve into the lush surroundings at Giggle Alley, and then kick back and relax at Seascale Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ravenglass day trip site .

Traveling by car from Penrith to Ravenglass takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in Ravenglass

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Seascale Beach, Giggle Alley
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Muncaster Castle ©
Muncaster Castle
Seascale Beach ©
Seascale Beach
Giggle Alley ©
Giggle Alley

5
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction and Wray Castle. Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House and Loughrigg Fell will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Windermere: Yew Tree Barn (in Low Newton), The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop (in Grasmere) and Predator Experience (in Ayside). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Brockhole on Windermere, examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Cookhouse Gallery, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Windermere trip planner .

You can drive from Ravenglass to Windermere in 1.5 hours. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ambleside, Coniston, Grasmere, Grange-over-Sands, Helvellyn
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Predator Experience Ltd ©
Predator Experience Ltd
Tarn Hows ©
Tarn Hows

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