3 days in Lake District Itinerary

3 days in Lake District Itinerary

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Fly to Newcastle Airport, Drive to Braithwaite
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Braithwaite
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Grange-over-Sands
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Braithwaite

Braithwaite is a village in the northern Lake District, in Cumbria, England. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Catbells Lakeland Walk, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alpacaly Ever After, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater. Keep things going the next day: browse the different shops at Alexandra's of Keswick, sample the tasty concoctions at Keswick Brewing Company, then explore the ancient world of Castlerigg Stone Circle, and finally sample the fine beverages at The Lakes Distillery.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Braithwaite trip planner.

London to Braithwaite is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from London in November, expect nights in Braithwaite to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are slightly colder, around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Grange-over-Sands.

Things to do in Braithwaite

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Grange-over-Sands

Known for its friendly people and balmy climate, Grange-over-Sands serves as a home base for holidaymakers who come to explore the surrounding area.
On the 22nd (Sun), examine the collection at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then see the interesting displays at Lakeland Motor Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Predator Experience.

Start your trip to Grange-over-Sands by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Braithwaite to Grange-over-Sands by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.