4 days in Lake District Itinerary

4 days in Lake District Itinerary

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4 days in Lake District Itinerary

Start: London
Wokingham:  6​h
1
Penrith
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Windermere
— 2 nights
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. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Puzzling Place, admire the sheer force of Aira Force Waterfall, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Penrith visit planning website .

London to Penrith is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. When traveling from London in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Penrith: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

The Puzzling Place
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Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest ©
Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest
Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall
The Puzzling Place ©
The Puzzling Place

2
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at South Lakes Safari Zoo, then explore the engaging exhibits at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, and then enjoy some diversion at Ambleside Climbing Wall. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at RockShop, identify plant and animal life at Brockhole on Windermere, then get your game on at Treetop Trek, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Windermere trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Penrith to Windermere in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trips

Ambleside, South Lakes Safari Zoo, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction
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Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
South Lakes Safari Zoo ©
South Lakes Safari Zoo

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