54 days in Lake District Itinerary

54 days in Lake District Itinerary

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54 days in Lake District Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Train:  1 h 30 min
1
Penrith
— 19 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Ravenglass
— 16 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Windermere
— 18 nights
Drive:  2 h
End: Manchester

19
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Venture out of the city with trips to Sheffield Pike (in Glenridding), Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Cockermouth (Alpacaly Ever After, Memorial Gardens, &more). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Aira Force Waterfall, explore the activities along Easedale Tarn, step into the grandiose world of Lowther Castle and Gardens, and play a few rounds at Penrith Golf Centre and Driving Range.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Penrith road trip site.

Manchester to Penrith is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ravenglass.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Keswick, Cockermouth, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Bassenthwaite, Lake District
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 27:
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Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest ©
Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest

16
nights
Ravenglass

Ravenglass ©
Ravenglass is a small coastal village and natural harbour in Cumbria, England roughly halfway between Barrow-in-Furness and Whitehaven. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ravenglass: Broughton-in-Furness (Hardknott Pass, Melville Tyson Ltd, &more) and Scafell Pike Mountain (in Seathwaite). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Muncaster Castle, delve into the mystery of Swinside Stone Circle, delve into the distant past at Hardknott Roman Fort, and see the interesting displays at Roman Bath-house.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ravenglass attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Penrith to Ravenglass takes 1.5 hours. You'll set off for Windermere on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Ravenglass

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Eskdale, Broughton-in-Furness, Mellbreak, Scafell Pike Mountain
Find places to stay Mar 27 — Apr 12:
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Muncaster Castle ©
Muncaster Castle
Roman Bath-house ©
Roman Bath-house
Stanley Ghyll Force Waterfall
Stanley Ghyll Force Waterfall

18
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Venture out of the city with trips to The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop (in Grasmere), Hawkshead Brewery (in Staveley) and Bowness-on-Windermere (St Michael and All Angels Church, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, get great views at Orrest Head, enjoy some diversion at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, and identify plant and animal life at Predator Experience Ltd.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Windermere trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ravenglass to Windermere takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Ambleside, Bowness-on-Windermere, Grasmere, Kendal, Ulverston
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 30:
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Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head
Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting

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