8 days in Lake District Itinerary

8 days in Lake District Itinerary

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8 days in Lake District Itinerary

Start: Malmo
Drive:  13​h 30​min
1
Portinscale
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Grange-over-Sands
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Malmo

2
nights
Portinscale

Portinscale ©
Step out of Portinscale to go to Ravenglass and see Muncaster Castle, which is approximately 52 minutes away.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Portinscale driving holiday planner.

Malmo, Sweden to Portinscale is an approximately 19.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Malmo in July, plan for little chillier days in Portinscale, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Grange-over-Sands.

Things to do in Portinscale

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Keswick, Buttermere Lake, J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, Ullswater, Muncaster Castle
Highlights from your plan
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Muncaster Castle ©
Muncaster Castle

4
nights
Grange-over-Sands

Grange-over-Sands ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grange-over-Sands: Windermere (Climbing Tours, Orrest Head, & more), Herdy (in Bowness-on-Windermere) and Aira Force (in Penrith). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, explore the historical opulence of Wray Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cartmel Priory, and contemplate the long history of Stott Park Bobbin Mill.

For maps and other tourist information, read our Grange-over-Sands trip planner .

Traveling by car from Portinscale to Grange-over-Sands takes 1.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere, Ambleside, Lakeland Motor Museum, Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Highlights from your plan
Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House ©
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House
Cartmel Priory ©
Cartmel Priory

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