7 days in Lake District Itinerary

7 days in Lake District Itinerary

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7 days in Lake District Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly + Drive:  29​h
1
Grange-over-Sands
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Portinscale
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Perth

1
night
Grange-over-Sands

Grange-over-Sands ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours, then see the interesting displays at The World of Beatrix Potter, then look for gifts at Herdy, and finally explore the activities along Lake Windermere. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Lakeland Motor Museum, contemplate the long history of Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, then explore the historical opulence of Wray Castle, then take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, and finally step into the grandiose world of Sizergh Castle.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Grange-over-Sands road trip planning app .

Perth, Australia to Grange-over-Sands is an approximately 29-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Perth to Grange-over-Sands. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Portinscale.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere, Ambleside, Lakeland Motor Museum, Sizergh Castle
Highlights from your plan
Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House ©
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head

3
nights
Portinscale

Portinscale ©
Portinscale is known for adventure and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, examine the collection at The Puzzling Place, stroll through Helvellyn, and contemplate the long history of Castlerigg Stone Circle.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Portinscale journey planner .

You can drive from Grange-over-Sands to Portinscale in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Portinscale can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portinscale

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Buttermere Lake, Helvellyn
Highlights from your plan
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Castlerigg Stone Circle ©
Castlerigg Stone Circle

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