6 days in Lake District & Barnard Castle Itinerary

6 days in Lake District & Barnard Castle Itinerary

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6 days in Lake District & Barnard Castle Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Ambleside
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Grange-over-Sands
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Barnard Castle
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Manchester

2
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Beatrix Potter Gallery as well as Wray Castle. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Beatrix Potter Gallery, then examine the collection at The World of Beatrix Potter, then explore the historical opulence of Wray Castle, and finally steep yourself in history at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, explore the activities along Derwentwater, and then examine the collection at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ambleside trip itinerary planner.

Manchester to Ambleside is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. You will leave for Grange-over-Sands on the 30th (Sun).

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction
Highlights from your plan
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House ©
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater

1
day
Grange-over-Sands

Grange-over-Sands ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Predator Experience, then examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of Sizergh Castle.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Grange-over-Sands vacation planning tool .

Drive from Ambleside to Grange-over-Sands in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Barnard Castle.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Lakeland Motor Museum, Sizergh Castle
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Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum
Sizergh Castle ©
Sizergh Castle

3
nights
Barnard Castle

Barnard Castle ©
Barnard Castle is a market town in Teesdale, County Durham, England. The Bowes Museum has been added to your itinerary. On the 1st (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Richmond Castle, delve into the distant past at Egglestone Abbey, then examine the collection at The Bowes Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Barnard Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): explore the ancient world of Easby Abbey, then explore the historical opulence of Bolton Castle, and then admire the sheer force of Aysgarth Falls.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Barnard Castle day trip site .

You can drive from Grange-over-Sands to Barnard Castle in 1.5 hours. In June in Barnard Castle, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Barnard Castle

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Richmond, Bolton Castle, Aysgarth Falls, Brough Castle
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Barnard Castle ©
Barnard Castle
Aysgarth Falls ©
Aysgarth Falls
Brough Castle ©
Brough Castle

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