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:  3​h
1
Penrith
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Windermere
— 1 night
train:  3​h 45​min
End: London

1
night
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): have fun and explore at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction and then look for all kinds of wild species at Predator Experience. On your second day here, examine the collection at Derwent Pencil Museum, then hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, then go for a walk through Alpacaly Ever After, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Aira Force Waterfall.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Penrith trip tool .

London to Penrith is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from London in August, you will find days in Penrith are little chillier (21°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Predator Experience, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Alpacaly Ever After
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Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall

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night
Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and then explore the activities along Lake Windermere.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Windermere tour itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Penrith to Windermere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Windermere

Nature Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House
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Climbing Tours
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House ©
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House

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