14 days in Lake District Itinerary

14 days in Lake District Itinerary

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14 days in Lake District Itinerary

Start: Moscow
Fly + Train:  11 h
1
Windermere
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Penrith
— 8 nights
Train + Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Moscow

5
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Escape the urban bustle at St. Bees Beach and Wastwater Lake. Explore hidden gems such as The Wolf House Gallery and Hawes Ropemakers. Venture out of the city with trips to Malham Cove (in Malham), Ingleton (Ingleton Waterfalls Trail & White Scar Cave) and Aysgarth Falls (in Aysgarth). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Bolton Castle, examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Muncaster Castle, and delve into the distant past at Egremont Castle.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Windermere trip itinerary builder .

Moscow, Russia to Windermere is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Moscow to Windermere. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Penrith.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Ingleton, The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, Muncaster Castle, Wast Water, Lakeland Motor Museum
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Wast Water ©
Wast Water
Bolton Castle ©
Bolton Castle
Egremont Castle ©
Egremont Castle

8
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Escape the urban bustle at Alnmouth Beach and Walltown Crags - Hadrian's Wall. Mary Queen of Scots House and The Bridge Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Penrith: Lucy Pittaway Art Gallery (in Richmond), Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon (in Shildon) and Walworth Castle Birds of Prey (in Walworth). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lanercost Priory, contemplate the long history of Abbotsford House, get engrossed in the history at Famous Blacksmiths Shop, and take in the dramatic scenery at Aira Force.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Penrith road trip planner .

Getting from Windermere to Penrith by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. July in Penrith sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Penrith

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hexham, Keswick, Durham, Alnwick, The Bridge Gallery
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Walworth Birds of Prey ©
Walworth Birds of Prey
Mary Queen of Scots' Visitor Centre ©
Mary Queen of Scots' Visitor Centre
Lanercost Priory ©
Lanercost Priory

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