3 days in Lake District Itinerary

3 days in Lake District Itinerary

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3 days in Lake District Itinerary

Start: London
train:  2​h 45​min
1
Kendal
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Portinscale
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: London

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): delve into the distant past at Furness Abbey and then steep yourself in history at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Sizergh Castle, contemplate the long history of Stott Park Bobbin Mill, see the interesting displays at Ruskin Museum, then make a trip to Townend, and finally see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kendal sightseeing planner.

London to Kendal is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Portinscale.

Things to do in Kendal

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Ruskin Museum, Climbing Tours, Stott Park Bobbin Mill, Townend, Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House
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Furness Abbey ©
Furness Abbey
Townend ©
Townend
Stott Park Bobbin Mill ©
Stott Park Bobbin Mill

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night
Portinscale

Portinscale ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Derwent Pencil Museum, then explore the ancient world of Castlerigg Stone Circle, then go for a walk through Alpacaly Ever After, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Catbells Lakeland Walk.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Portinscale trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Kendal to Portinscale in an hour. August in Portinscale sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portinscale

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Keswick
Highlights from your plan
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Castlerigg Stone Circle ©
Castlerigg Stone Circle
Derwent Pencil Museum ©
Derwent Pencil Museum

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