2 days in Lake District Itinerary

2 days in Lake District Itinerary

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Bowness-on-Windermere
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Bowness-on-Windermere

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Bowness-on-Windermere is a town in South Lakeland, Cumbria, England. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): see the interesting displays at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then get to know the fascinating history of Orrest Head. On your second day here, explore the activities along Derwentwater, then trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and then see the interesting displays at The Puzzling Place.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bowness-on-Windermere road trip site.

London to Bowness-on-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 24th (Tue) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Bowness-on-Windermere

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

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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.