15 days in Lake District Itinerary

15 days in Lake District Itinerary

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15 days in Lake District Itinerary

Start: London
train + bus:  4​h 15​min
1
Keswick
— 8 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Kendal
— 6 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
End: London

8
nights
Keswick

Keswick ©
Keswick is an English market town and civil parish, historically in Cumberland, and since 1974 in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria. Get out of town with these interesting Keswick side-trips: St. Oswald's Church (in Grasmere), Hawkshead Brewery (in Staveley) and Windermere (Lake Windermere, Sailing On Windermere, & more). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Derwentwater, learn and have fun at Crafty Monkeys, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Honister Slate Mine, and see the interesting displays at Derwent Pencil Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Keswick travel itinerary planner .

London to Keswick is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of train and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from London in June: highs in Keswick hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Kendal.

Things to do in Keswick

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Windermere, Grasmere, Penrith, Crummock Water, Hawkshead Brewery
Highlights from your plan
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
Castlerigg Stone Circle ©
Castlerigg Stone Circle

6
nights
Kendal

Kendal ©
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Tarn Hows (in Coniston), Barrow-in-Furness (Piel Island, The Dock Museum, & more) and Beatrix Potter Gallery (in Hawkshead). There's lots more to do: explore the engaging exhibits at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, bet on a winner at Cartmel Racecourse, admire the landmark architecture of Levens Hall, and add some fun to your beach time Bowness Bay Marina - Windermere Boat Hire.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kendal trip planner.

Traveling by car from Keswick to Kendal takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Kendal

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bowness-on-Windermere, Barrow-in-Furness, Grange-over-Sands, Ambleside, Lakeland Motor Museum
Highlights from your plan
Furness Abbey ©
Furness Abbey
The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction ©
Levens Hall ©
Levens Hall

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