5 days in Lake District Itinerary

5 days in Lake District Itinerary

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5 days in Lake District Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly + Drive:  19​h 30​min
1
Cockermouth
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Windermere
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  17​h
End: Atlanta

1
night
Cockermouth

Cockermouth ©
Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, hike along Alpacaly Ever After, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Bassenthwaite Lake National Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hope Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Wordsworth House and Garden, and finally see the interesting displays at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cockermouth trip itinerary site .

Atlanta, USA to Cockermouth is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Cockermouth is 5 hours. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Atlanta in August: highs in Cockermouth hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Windermere.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Bassenthwaite Lake National Nature Reserve, Alpacaly Ever After
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Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk

2
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Helm Crag, then stop by The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, then make a trip to Rydal Water, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake District National Park Guided Walks - Walks to Inspire.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Windermere trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cockermouth to Windermere in 1.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Grasmere, Lake District National Park Guided Walks
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Helm Crag ©
Helm Crag
Lake Grasmere ©
Lake Grasmere

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