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. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the engaging exhibits at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, then explore the activities along Lake Windermere, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lake District Sheepdog Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Rydal Mount & Gardens.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bowness-on-Windermere tour builder website.

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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): stroll through Eagle Heights Wildlife Foundation.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Dartford online vacation builder.

You can drive from Bowness-on-Windermere to Dartford in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dartford

Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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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.