5 days in Lake District Itinerary

5 days in Lake District Itinerary

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5 days in Lake District Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
train:  1​h 30​min
1
Penrith
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Grange-over-Sands
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Glasgow

2
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House and Wray Castle. Escape the urban bustle at Aira Force and Alpacaly Ever After. Explore Penrith's surroundings by going to Castle Crag (in Grange-in-Borrowdale), Loughrigg Fell (in Ambleside) and Seascale Beach (in Seascale). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, appreciate the extensive heritage of Orrest Head, stroll the grounds of St. Oswald's Church, and explore the ancient world of Castlerigg Stone Circle.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Penrith journey maker tool .

Glasgow to Penrith is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Glasgow in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Penrith. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Grange-over-Sands.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Ambleside, Keswick, Castle Crag, Alpacaly Ever After, Orrest Head
Highlights from your plan
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House ©
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House
Loughrigg Fell ©
Loughrigg Fell

2
nights
Grange-over-Sands

Grange-over-Sands ©
On the 17th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Muncaster Castle, steep yourself in history at Stott Park Bobbin Mill, and then explore the activities along Lake Windermere. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on Predator Experience, get interesting insight from Tours, and then step into the grandiose world of Sizergh Castle.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Grange-over-Sands trip maker site .

You can drive from Penrith to Grange-over-Sands in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Windermere, Sizergh Castle, Stott Park Bobbin Mill, Muncaster Castle
Highlights from your plan
Muncaster Castle ©
Muncaster Castle
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Sizergh Castle ©
Sizergh Castle

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