54 days in Lake District Itinerary

54 days in Lake District Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lake District tour itinerary planner

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Penrith
— 19 nights
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Ravenglass
— 16 nights
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Windermere
— 18 nights
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Penrith

— 19 nights
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Penrith: Cockermouth (Alpacaly Ever After, Memorial Gardens, &more), Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Sheffield Pike (in Glenridding). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Aira Force Waterfall, trek along Hallin Fell, explore the activities along Derwentwater, and let little ones run wild at Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Penrith online trip maker.

Manchester to Penrith is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Penrith can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Ravenglass.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ravenglass

— 16 nights
Ravenglass is a small coastal village and natural harbour in Cumbria, England roughly halfway between Barrow-in-Furness and Whitehaven. Venture out of the city with trips to St Catherine's Chruch (in Boot), Melville Tyson (in Broughton-in-Furness) and Scafell Pike Mountain (in Seathwaite). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Muncaster Castle, take a memorable drive along Hardknott Pass, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mellbreak, and admire the sheer force of Stanley Ghyll Force Waterfall.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ravenglass holiday website.

Traveling by car from Penrith to Ravenglass takes 1.5 hours. On the 12th (Sun), you'll travel to Windermere.

Things to do in Ravenglass

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Windermere

— 18 nights
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Change things up with these side-trips from Windermere: Grasmere (Heaton Cooper Studio, The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, &more), Hawkshead Brewery (in Staveley) and Bowness-on-Windermere (The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Windermere, take in nature's colorful creations at Holehird Gardens, see the interesting displays at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, and have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Windermere trip maker website.

Getting from Ravenglass to Windermere by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Windermere

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.