2 days in Lake District Itinerary

2 days in Lake District Itinerary

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Penrith
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Millom
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Penrith — 1 day

Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. On the 15th (Tue), stop by Hedgehog Bookshop, look for all kinds of wild species at Aira Force Waterfall, and then let little ones run wild at Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Penrith day trip planning site.

Newcastle upon Tyne to Penrith is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Penrith, with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Millom.
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Parks · Nature · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Millom — 1 night

Millom is a town and civil parish on the north shore of the estuary of the River Duddon around 7 miles north of Barrow-in-Furness in southwest Cumbria, England. Your day by day itinerary now includes The Beggar's Theatre. On the 16th (Wed), catch a live performance at The Beggar's Theatre and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at South Lakes Safari Zoo.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Millom trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Penrith to Millom in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.
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Zoos & Aquariums · Nightlife · Parks
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Lake District travel guide

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World heritage site · Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water
A paradise for all lovers of the great outdoors, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Lake District is widely regarded as one of the most stunning areas of natural beauty in the UK. This mountainous region famously served as inspiration for some of the finest works of artists William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Containing the country’s largest national park, the Lake District is England’s top vacation destination for hikers and rock climbers. Nature lovers from around the world linger in this area for days and even weeks, sightseeing in the sweeping landscape of rugged hilltops, glistening lakes, dense forests, and hazy mountaintops. The region abounds in numerous hidden pubs, inns, and hotels, offering not only shelter from the weather, but also first-class dining and drinking options.
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