6 days in Lake District & Ennerdale Bridge Itinerary

6 days in Lake District & Ennerdale Bridge Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cumbria trip planner

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Eskdale
— 1 night
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Seascale
— 1 night
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Ennerdale Bridge
— 1 night
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Portinscale
— 2 nights
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Grasmere
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Eskdale

— 1 night
Eskdale is a glacial valley and civil parish in the western Lake District National Park in Cumbria, England. Scafell Pike Mountain has been added to your itinerary.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Eskdale trip planner.

London to Eskdale is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Seascale.

Things to do in Eskdale

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Seascale

— 1 night
Seascale is a village and civil parish on the Irish Sea coast of Cumbria in north-west England.HistoryThe place-name indicates that it was inhabited by Norse settlers, probably before 1000 AD. You've now added Wast Water to your itinerary.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Seascale trip planner.

Seascale is just a stone's throw from Eskdale. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ennerdale Bridge.

Things to do in Seascale

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Ennerdale Bridge

— 1 night
Ennerdale Bridge is a hamlet in the county of Cumbria, England. Your day by day itinerary now includes Ennerdale Water.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ennerdale Bridge trip itinerary builder tool.

Ennerdale Bridge is just a stone's throw from Seascale. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Portinscale.

Things to do in Ennerdale Bridge

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Portinscale

— 2 nights
Nestled on the western shore of Derwentwater, Portinscale serves as a perfect base for a walking holiday in the English Lake District.
On the 12th (Thu), get great views at Walla Crag.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Portinscale tour planner.

You can drive from Ennerdale Bridge to Portinscale in an hour. July in Portinscale sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 17°C at night. You will leave for Grasmere on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Portinscale

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Grasmere

Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Moss Eccles Tarn has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Moss Eccles Tarn.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Grasmere road trip site.

Grasmere is just a short distance from Portinscale. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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.