7 days in Lake District Itinerary

7 days in Lake District Itinerary

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7 days in Lake District Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Bowness-on-Windermere
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Cockermouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Coniston
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Birmingham

1
night
Bowness-on-Windermere

Bowness-on-Windermere ©
Bowness-on-Windermere is a town in South Lakeland, Cumbria, England. On the 22nd (Mon), see the interesting displays at The World of Beatrix Potter, then look for gifts at Herdy, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable tour with Tours, then get your bearings at Brockhole on Windermere, and then take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bowness-on-Windermere day trip planning site .

Birmingham to Bowness-on-Windermere is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Bowness-on-Windermere

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Windermere
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The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction ©
Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head

2
nights
Cockermouth

Cockermouth ©
Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. On the 24th (Wed), stroll through Catbells Lakeland Walk and then have fun at Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, then examine the collection at The Puzzling Place, and then examine the collection at Derwent Pencil Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cockermouth trip itinerary planning app .

Drive from Bowness-on-Windermere to Cockermouth in 1.5 hours. In July in Cockermouth, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Coniston.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest
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Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest ©
Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest

3
nights
Coniston

Coniston ©
Coniston is a village and civil parish in the Furness region of Cumbria, England. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Ruskin Museum, explore and take pictures at Old Hall Farm, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Old Man of Coniston.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Coniston trip planner .

You can drive from Cockermouth to Coniston in 1.5 hours. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Coniston

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Old Hall Farm
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Old Man of Coniston ©
Old Man of Coniston
Tarn Hows ©
Tarn Hows
Coniston Water ©
Coniston Water

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