6 days in Lake District Itinerary

6 days in Lake District Itinerary

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6 days in Lake District Itinerary

Start: London
Train:  3 h
1
Penrith
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Windermere
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
End: London

2
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Change things up with these side-trips from Penrith: Easedale Tarn (in Grasmere), Buttermere Lake (in Buttermere) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Derwentwater, delve into the distant past at Castlerigg Stone Circle, trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and take in the dramatic scenery at Aira Force Waterfall.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Penrith online day trip planner .

London to Penrith is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from London in October, expect nights in Penrith to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are little chillier, around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Keswick, Buttermere Lake, Easedale Tarn, Alpacaly Ever After
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Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall

3
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Explore Windermere's surroundings by going to The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction (in Bowness-on-Windermere) and The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop (in Grasmere). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Windermere, examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, get great views at Orrest Head, and explore the historical opulence of Wray Castle.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Windermere trip planner .

Traveling by car from Penrith to Windermere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Windermere

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Coniston, Ambleside, Newby Bridge Weir, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Lakeland Motor Museum
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Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head
Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting

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