5 days in Lake District Itinerary

5 days in Lake District Itinerary

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5 days in Lake District Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Drive:  2 h
1
Windermere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Braithwaite
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
End: Manchester

2
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Change things up with these side-trips from Windermere: Predator Experience Ltd (in Ayside) and Bowness-on-Windermere (The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Windermere, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Loughrigg Fell, and take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Windermere online vacation planner.

Manchester to Windermere is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Braithwaite.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Bowness-on-Windermere, Ambleside, Predator Experience Ltd
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Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head
Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting

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nights
Braithwaite

Braithwaite ©
Braithwaite is a village in the northern Lake District, in Cumbria, England. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): stroll through Catbells Lakeland Walk, then take in the views from Ashness Bridge, then take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn, and finally explore the ancient world of Castlerigg Stone Circle. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company, then hike along Alpacaly Ever After, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Lakes Distillery.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Braithwaite trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Windermere to Braithwaite in 1.5 hours. In March in Braithwaite, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Braithwaite

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Alpacaly Ever After, Helvellyn, The Lakes Distillery
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Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Helvellyn
Helvellyn

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