4 days in Lake District & Wasdale Head Itinerary

4 days in Lake District & Wasdale Head Itinerary

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Windermere
— 1 day
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Wasdale Head
— 1 night
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Grasmere
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Patterdale
— 1 night
Drive
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Bowness-on-Windermere
— 1 night
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Windermere

— 1 day
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 7th (Fri), get interesting insight from Lake District Paddle Boarding, then examine the collection at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Windermere trip itinerary app.

London to Windermere is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Wasdale Head.

Things to do in Windermere

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Nature

Side Trips

Wasdale Head

— 1 night
Wasdale Head is a scattered agricultural hamlet in the Lake District National Park in Cumbria, England. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): head outdoors with Honister Slate Mine, then hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Wast Water.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Wasdale Head trip app.

You can drive from Windermere to Wasdale Head in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grasmere.

Things to do in Wasdale Head

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Grasmere

Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grasmere road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Wasdale Head to Grasmere takes 2 hours. On the 8th (Sat), you're off to Patterdale.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Patterdale

— 1 night
On the 9th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Derwent Pencil Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, then examine the collection at The Puzzling Place, and finally get interesting insight from Tours.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Patterdale trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grasmere to Patterdale takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bowness-on-Windermere.

Things to do in Patterdale

Museums · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bowness-on-Windermere

— 1 night
Bowness-on-Windermere is a town in South Lakeland, Cumbria, England. On the 10th (Mon), explore the engaging exhibits at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Martin's Church, then examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, then have some family-friendly fun at Cliffhanger Rooms, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bowness-on-Windermere driving holiday planner.

Bowness-on-Windermere is just a stone's throw from Patterdale. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Bowness-on-Windermere

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Fun & Games

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.