4 days in Lake District Itinerary

4 days in Lake District Itinerary

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Windermere
— 1 night
Drive
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Braithwaite
— 2 nights
Drive to Newcastle Airport, Fly to London Heathrow Airport

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Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Beatrix Potter Gallery, have fun and explore at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Old Man of Coniston, then relax and float downstream with River Deep Mountain High - Day Tours, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Coniston Water.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Windermere journey builder.

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 Braithwaite.

Things to do in Windermere

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Braithwaite

Braithwaite is a village in the northern Lake District, in Cumbria, England. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): glide peacefully along the water with Lake District Paddle Boarding, get great views at Alpacaly Ever After, and then hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk. On your second day here, whizz through the canopy at Go Ape Whinlatter, take a peaceful walk through Whinlatter Forest Park, and then see Lake District Off-Road.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Braithwaite travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Windermere to Braithwaite in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Braithwaite can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Braithwaite

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

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.