4 days in Lake District Itinerary

4 days in Lake District Itinerary

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4 days in Lake District Itinerary

Start: Bowness-on-Windermere
Drive:  45 min
1
Windermere
— 1 day
Bus:  30 min
2
Grasmere
— 3 nights
End: Grasmere

1
day
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Lakeland Motor Museum, view the masterpieces at Cookhouse Gallery, then get great views at Orrest Head, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Watermill Brewing Co.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Windermere day trip website .

Bowness-on-Windermere to Windermere is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Grasmere.

Things to do in Windermere

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lakeland Motor Museum, Watermill Brewing Co
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Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head
Cookhouse Gallery ©
Cookhouse Gallery

3
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. On the 26th (Sat), explore the activities along Derwentwater, then hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, then sample the fine beverages at The Lakes Distillery, and finally examine the collection at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Lake Grasmere, see the interesting displays at Dove Cottage, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Easedale Tarn.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Grasmere attractions planner .

Grasmere is very close to Windermere. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Keswick, J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, The Lakes Distillery
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Easedale Tarn ©
Easedale Tarn
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
The Lakes Distillery ©
The Lakes Distillery

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