4 days in Lake District Itinerary

4 days in Lake District Itinerary

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Windermere
— 1 night
Drive
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Portinscale
— 2 nights
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Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Cookhouse Gallery, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, have fun and explore at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, then relax and rejuvenate at Mountain Massage Co., and finally explore the activities along Lake Windermere. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, then take a memorable tour with Tours, then look for gifts at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Wordsworth Daffodil Garden.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Windermere trip itinerary website.

London to Windermere is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Portinscale.

Things to do in Windermere

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Portinscale

Nestled on the western shore of Derwentwater, Portinscale serves as a perfect base for a walking holiday in the English Lake District.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Muncaster Castle, then enjoy the sand and surf at Seascale Beach, and then trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company, then contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, and then sample the fine beverages at The Lakes Distillery.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Portinscale online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Windermere to Portinscale in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portinscale

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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.