5 days in Lake District Itinerary

5 days in Lake District Itinerary

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5 days in Lake District Itinerary

Start: London
Drive:  4​h
1
Windermere
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Bowness-on-Windermere
— 1 night
train:  4​h
End: London

3
nights
Windermere

Windermere
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Helvellyn has been added to your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Brockhole on Windermere and Tarn Hows. Popular historic sites such as Wray Castle and Orrest Head are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Windermere side-trips: Yew Tree Barn (in Low Newton) and South Lakes Safari Zoo (in Lindal-in-Furness).

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Windermere day trip planner.

London to Windermere is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bowness-on-Windermere.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Helvellyn, Wray Castle, South Lakes Safari Zoo, Yew Tree Barn, Tarn Hows
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Helvellyn
Helvellyn
South Lakes Safari Zoo ©
South Lakes Safari Zoo
Brockhole on Windermere ©
Brockhole on Windermere

1
night
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 Old Man of Coniston. On the 25th (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Old Man of Coniston. On the next day, get a new perspective on things with Windermere Lake Cruises and then get a dose of the wild on Predator Experience.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bowness-on-Windermere tour planning site .

You can drive from Windermere to Bowness-on-Windermere in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Bowness-on-Windermere

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Predator Experience, Old Man of Coniston
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Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Old Man of Coniston ©
Old Man of Coniston
Windermere Lake Cruises ©
Windermere Lake Cruises

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