5 days in Grange-over-Sands & Bowness-on-Windermere Itinerary

5 days in Grange-over-Sands & Bowness-on-Windermere Itinerary

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5 days in Grange-over-Sands & Bowness-on-Windermere Itinerary

Start: Harrogate
Drive:  2​h
1
Grange-over-Sands
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Bowness-on-Windermere
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Harrogate

1
night
Grange-over-Sands

Grange-over-Sands ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cartmel Cheeses, Laurel and Hardy Museum and Cartmel Drinkshop & Wine Snug. Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): cozy up to a beverage at Cartmel Drinkshop & Wine Snug, see the interesting displays at Laurel and Hardy Museum, look for gifts at Cartmel Cheeses, contemplate the waterfront views at Newby Bridge Weir, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, and finally get great views at Hampsfell Hospice. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Church, Grange over Sands, examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Predator Experience.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Grange-over-Sands trip planner.

Harrogate to Grange-over-Sands is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Bowness-on-Windermere.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Laurel and Hardy Museum, Newby Bridge Weir, Lakeland Motor Museum, Lake Windermere
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Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Cartmel Priory ©
Cartmel Priory

3
nights
Bowness-on-Windermere

Bowness-on-Windermere ©
Bowness-on-Windermere is a town in South Lakeland, Cumbria, England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Windermere Lake Cruises as well as Sail 'n' Dine. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take a tour by water with Windermere Lake Cruises, see the interesting displays at Ruskin Museum, have fun and explore at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, get a new perspective on things with Sail 'n' Dine, then stop by The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, and finally explore the activities along Derwentwater. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Orrest Head, then explore the activities along Lake Windermere, and then make a trip to Lake Grasmere.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bowness-on-Windermere trip itinerary planning site .

Bowness-on-Windermere is just a stone's throw from Grange-over-Sands. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bowness-on-Windermere

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Grasmere, Keswick, Windermere, Ruskin Museum
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Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere