48 days in Lake District Itinerary

48 days in Lake District Itinerary

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48 days in Lake District Itinerary

Start: London
train:  3​h 45​min
1
Windermere
— 13 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Ravenglass
— 18 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Bassenthwaite
— 16 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: London

13
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Venture out of the city with trips to Penrith (Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest, Aira Force, & more), Kendal (Kendal Parish Church & Sizergh Castle) and Bowness-on-Windermere (The World of Beatrix Potter & Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, get to know the fascinating history of Orrest Head, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tarn Hows.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Windermere trip itinerary builder site .

London to Windermere is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ravenglass.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ambleside, Grasmere, Penrith, Kendal, Bowness-on-Windermere
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Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head
Holehird Gardens ©
Holehird Gardens

18
nights
Ravenglass

Ravenglass ©
Ravenglass is a small coastal village and natural harbour in Cumbria, England roughly halfway between Barrow-in-Furness and Whitehaven. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ravenglass: Hardknott Roman Fort (in Eskdale), Melville Tyson Ltd (in Broughton-in-Furness) and Scafell Pike Mountain (in Seathwaite). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Muncaster Castle, kick back and relax at Seascale Beach, examine the collection at Roman Bath-house, and steep yourself in history at Eskdale Mill.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ravenglass holiday maker site .

Traveling by car from Windermere to Ravenglass takes 1.5 hours. On the 15th (Wed), you'll travel to Bassenthwaite.

Things to do in Ravenglass

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Eskdale, Boot, Broughton-in-Furness, The Ennerdale Brewery, SpindleCraft
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Muncaster Castle ©
Muncaster Castle
Roman Bath-house ©
Roman Bath-house
Scafell Pike Mountain ©
Scafell Pike Mountain

16
nights
Bassenthwaite

Bassenthwaite ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Lanthwaite Wood (in Cockermouth), Sheffield Pike (in Glenridding) and Buttermere (St James’ Church & Buttermere). Spend the 30th (Thu) jumping from game to game at Womenrock.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bassenthwaite online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ravenglass to Bassenthwaite takes an hour. In May in Bassenthwaite, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bassenthwaite

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Keswick, Cockermouth, Grange-in-Borrowdale, Lake District, Portinscale
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The Lakes Distillery ©
The Lakes Distillery
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
The Lake District Wildlife Park ©
The Lake District Wildlife Park

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