3 days in Lake District & Dartford Itinerary

3 days in Lake District & Dartford Itinerary

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Bowness-on-Windermere
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Dartford
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Bowness-on-Windermere

— 1 night
Bowness-on-Windermere is a town in South Lakeland, Cumbria, England. On the 23rd (Mon), explore the engaging exhibits at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, and then surround yourself with nature on Lake District Sheepdog Experience. On the next day, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then admire the natural beauty at Rydal Mount & Gardens.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bowness-on-Windermere trip planner.

Linton to Bowness-on-Windermere is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Dartford.

Things to do in Bowness-on-Windermere

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Dartford

— 1 night
Dartford is the principal town in the Borough of Dartford, Kent, England. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Eagle Heights Wildlife Foundation.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Dartford road trip planning app.

Drive from Bowness-on-Windermere to Dartford in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dartford

Wildlife · Parks

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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.