11 days in North West England Itinerary

11 days in North West England Itinerary

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Fly to Newcastle Airport, Drive to Carlisle
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Carlisle
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ambleside
— 4 nights
Drive
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Liverpool
— 3 nights
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Carlisle — 2 nights

Carlisle is a city and the county town of Cumbria. Explore hidden gems such as Lowther Castle and Gardens and Alpacaly Ever After. Popular historic sites such as Carlisle Cathedral and Long Meg and her Daughters are in your itinerary. Step out of Carlisle with an excursion to The Lakes Distillery in Bassenthwaite--about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lanercost Priory, explore the ancient world of Castlerigg Stone Circle, and soothe aching muscles at DW Fitness Carlisle.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Carlisle road trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Carlisle is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from San Francisco to Carlisle, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in September; daily highs in Carlisle reach 62°F and lows reach 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ambleside.
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Ambleside — 4 nights

Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Step off the beaten path and head to Lakeland Motor Museum and Sizergh Castle. Get a sense of the local culture at Tarn Hows and Levens Hall. Explore Ambleside's surroundings by going to Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass), Cartmel Priory (in Cartmel) and Devil's Bridge (in Kirkby Lonsdale). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Townend, admire the masterpieces at Blackwell - The Arts & Crafts house, and get great views at Orrest Head.

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You can drive from Carlisle to Ambleside in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Liverpool.
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Liverpool — 3 nights

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Lyme Park and Quarry Bank. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Little Moreton Hall and Casbah Coffee Club. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Western Approaches HQ Museum - The Battle of the Atlantic Experience, contemplate the long history of Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre, stroll around Sefton Park, and take in the exciting artwork at Walker Art Gallery.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Liverpool road trip tool.

Drive from Ambleside to Liverpool in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. September in Liverpool sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
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