6 days in Lake District Itinerary

6 days in Lake District Itinerary

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6 days in Lake District Itinerary

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

2
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. On the 27th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Aira Force Waterfall and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Keld Chapel.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Penrith attractions planning website .

London to Penrith is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In January in Penrith, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Penrith

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Alpacaly Ever After, Catbells Lakeland Walk
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Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk

2
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Windermere: Predator Experience Ltd (in Ayside), The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop (in Grasmere) and The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction (in Bowness-on-Windermere). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, hike along Helvellyn, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Old Man of Coniston, and have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Windermere online tour planner .

You can drive from Penrith to Windermere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Grasmere, Kendal, Bowfell, Predator Experience Ltd, Helvellyn
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Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
Predator Experience Ltd ©
Predator Experience Ltd
Old Man of Coniston ©
Old Man of Coniston

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