3 days in Lake District Itinerary

3 days in Lake District Itinerary

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3 days in Lake District Itinerary

Start: London
Train:  3 h 45 min
1
Windermere
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Penrith
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
End: London

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Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Windermere trip planner.

London to Windermere is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Penrith.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House
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Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House ©
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House

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Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. On the 11th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Jesus Church, then explore the engaging exhibits at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Derwent Pencil Museum, hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, then explore the activities along Derwentwater, and finally examine the collection at The Puzzling Place.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Penrith vacation site.

Traveling by car from Windermere to Penrith takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Penrith are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Keswick, Bowness-on-Windermere, Jesus Church
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Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest ©
Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest
The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction ©
The Puzzling Place ©
The Puzzling Place

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