3 days in Lake District Itinerary

3 days in Lake District Itinerary

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Coniston
— 1 night
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Penrith
— 1 night
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Coniston

Coniston is a village and civil parish in the Furness region of Cumbria, England. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take a peaceful walk through Ennerdale Water, explore the activities along Wast Water, and then stroll through Scafell Pike Mountain. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Coniston Water, then examine the collection at Ruskin Museum, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Old Man of Coniston.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Coniston road trip website.

Manchester to Coniston is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Penrith.

Things to do in Coniston

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Penrith

Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. On the 20th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Ullswater, hike along Hallin Fell, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Lacy's Caves.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Penrith trip app.

Traveling by car from Coniston to Penrith takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Penrith can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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.