7 days in Lake District Itinerary

7 days in Lake District Itinerary

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Windermere
— 3 nights
Drive
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Portinscale
— 3 nights
Drive

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Windermere

— 3 nights
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Explore Windermere's surroundings by going to St Lawrences Church (in Crosby Ravensworth), Bowness-on-Windermere (Herdy, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, &more) and Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Windermere, take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, take in nature's colorful creations at Holehird Gardens, and pause for some serene contemplation at Jesus Church.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Windermere tour itinerary maker website.

London to Windermere is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Portinscale.

Things to do in Windermere

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Portinscale

— 3 nights
Nestled on the western shore of Derwentwater, Portinscale serves as a perfect base for a walking holiday in the English Lake District.
Portinscale is known for adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, examine the collection at The Puzzling Place, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Lakes Distillery, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Portinscale holiday app.

Traveling by car from Windermere to Portinscale takes 1.5 hours. In July in Portinscale, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portinscale

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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.