5 days in Wasdale Head & Lake District Itinerary

5 days in Wasdale Head & Lake District Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly to Durham Tees Valley Airport, Drive to Wasdale Head
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Wasdale Head
— 1 night
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Grange-over-Sands
— 2 nights
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Wasdale Head

— 1 night
Wasdale Head is a scattered agricultural hamlet in the Lake District National Park in Cumbria, England. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take a peaceful walk through Ennerdale Water, cruise along Wrynose Pass, and then steep yourself in history at Church of St Olaf.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Wasdale Head road trip planner.

London to Wasdale Head is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Grange-over-Sands.

Things to do in Wasdale Head

Outdoors · Nature · Trails · Parks

Side Trips

Grange-over-Sands

— 2 nights
Known for its friendly people and balmy climate, Grange-over-Sands serves as a home base for holidaymakers who come to explore the surrounding area.
On the 21st (Sun), view the masterpieces at The Wolf House Gallery, step into the grandiose world of Brough Castle, then examine the collection at Stainmore Railway Company, and finally steep yourself in history at Village of Dent. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Warton Crag and then kick back and relax at Roanhead Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Grange-over-Sands trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Wasdale Head to Grange-over-Sands in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Lake District travel guide

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World heritage site · Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water
A paradise for all lovers of the great outdoors, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Lake District is widely regarded as one of the most stunning areas of natural beauty in the UK. This mountainous region famously served as inspiration for some of the finest works of artists William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Containing the country’s largest national park, the Lake District is England’s top vacation destination for hikers and rock climbers. Nature lovers from around the world linger in this area for days and even weeks, sightseeing in the sweeping landscape of rugged hilltops, glistening lakes, dense forests, and hazy mountaintops. The region abounds in numerous hidden pubs, inns, and hotels, offering not only shelter from the weather, but also first-class dining and drinking options.