60 days in Cumbria Itinerary

60 days in Cumbria Itinerary

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60 days in Cumbria Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
— 31 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
— 28 nights
Drive:  6​h
End: London


Bassenthwaite ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lonsdale Alhambra Cinema. Popular historic sites such as Castlerigg Stone Circle and Shap Abbey are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Thornthwaite Galleries and J.B.Banks and Son Ltd. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bassenthwaite: St. Bees Beach (in St. Bees), Patterdale (St Sunday Crag & Place Fell) and Penrith (Lowther Castle and Gardens, Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre, & more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Derwentwater, step into the grandiose world of Castle Crag, take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn, and hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bassenthwaite travel planner.

London to Bassenthwaite is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. May in Bassenthwaite sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Bouth.

Things to do in Bassenthwaite

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Penrith, Cockermouth, Carlisle, Lake District
Highlights from your plan
The Lakes Distillery ©
The Lakes Distillery
Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall
Derwentwater ©


Bouth ©
You've added The Albert, Hole in t' Wall (New Hall Inn), Golden Rule, and other attractions to your itinerary. Head to The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop (Sarah Nelson's) and Grasmere Chocolate Cottagefor some retail therapy. Do some cultural sightseeing at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House and Tarn Hows. Get out of town with these interesting Bouth side-trips: Windermere (Rydal Water, Nature & Wildlife Tours, & more), Grasmere (Grasmere Garden Village, Lake Grasmere, & more) and Kendal (The Quaker Tapestry Exhibition Centre, Carus Green Golf Club, & more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Haverigg Beach, examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Muncaster Castle, and explore the activities along Lake Windermere.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bouth sightseeing planner.

Getting from Bassenthwaite to Bouth by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June in Bouth, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bouth

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Ambleside, Grasmere, Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere, Kendal
Highlights from your plan
The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop ©
The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House ©
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum