8 days in London & Lake District Itinerary

8 days in London & Lake District Itinerary

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8 days in London & Lake District Itinerary

Start: London
1
London
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
2
Windermere
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
End: London

3
nights
London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds London, don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the London route planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to London. In November in London, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Windermere.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

4
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Windermere: Hawkshead Brewery (in Staveley), Bowness-on-Windermere (Royalty Cinema & The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction) and The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop (in Grasmere). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Derwentwater, see the interesting displays at Lakeland Motor Museum, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Honister Slate Mine, and get a new perspective on things with Sailing On Windermere.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Windermere trip planner .

Traveling by train from London to Windermere takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Keswick, Bowness-on-Windermere, Grasmere, Lakeland Motor Museum, Hawkshead Brewery
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Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum

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