8 days in Lake District Itinerary

8 days in Lake District Itinerary

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8 days in Lake District Itinerary

Start: Glasgow, Scotland
Drive:  2 h 45 min
1
Windermere
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Braithwaite
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  2 h 15 min
End: Glasgow, Scotland

3
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Escape the urban bustle at Lake Windermere and Brockhole on Windermere. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Windermere: Predator Experience (in Ayside), The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction (in Bowness-on-Windermere) and Haweswater Reservoir (in Burn Banks). There's much more to do: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, view the masterpieces at Cookhouse Gallery, admire the natural beauty at Graythwaite Hall Gardens, and take in the awesome beauty at Old Man of Coniston.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Windermere attractions planner .

Glasgow to Windermere is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Braithwaite.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Coniston, Newby Bridge Weir, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Predator Experience Ltd, Aira Force Waterfall
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Predator Experience Ltd ©
Predator Experience Ltd
Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall
Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere

4
nights
Braithwaite

Braithwaite ©
Braithwaite is a village in the northern Lake District, in Cumbria, England. Take a break from the city and head to Alpacaly Ever After and Helvellyn. Get out of town with these interesting Braithwaite side-trips: Scafell Pike Mountain (in Seathwaite), Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass) and St Catherine's Chruch (in Boot). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Derwentwater, get great views at Walla Crag, trek along The Howk, and examine the collection at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Braithwaite online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Windermere to Braithwaite in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Braithwaite are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Braithwaite

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Cockermouth, Keswick, Helvellyn, St Catherine's Chruch, Scafell Pike Mountain
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Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Helvellyn
Helvellyn

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