5 days in Lake District Itinerary

5 days in Lake District Itinerary

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5 days in Lake District Itinerary

Start: Seattle
+3
Fly + Train + Subway + Train:  14​h 45​min
1
Windermere
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Grange-in-Borrowdale
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Seattle

1
night
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Cookhouse Gallery, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, explore the engaging exhibits at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, then take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, then look for gifts at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Wordsworth Daffodil Garden.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Windermere vacation planner .

Seattle, USA to Windermere is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Windermere is 8 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grange-in-Borrowdale.

Things to do in Windermere

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Grasmere, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House
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Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House ©
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House

2
nights
Grange-in-Borrowdale

Grange-in-Borrowdale ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, stroll through Catbells Lakeland Walk, then take in the pleasant sights at King's How, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Grange-in-Borrowdale trip planner .

Traveling by car from Windermere to Grange-in-Borrowdale takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grange-in-Borrowdale

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, The Lakes Distillery
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Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
The Lakes Distillery ©
The Lakes Distillery

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