29 days in Lake District Itinerary

29 days in Lake District Itinerary

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Windermere
— 9 nights
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Eskdale
— 9 nights
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Penrith
— 10 nights
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Windermere — 9 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Venture out of the city with trips to Hawkshead Brewery (in Staveley), Ulverston (Ford Park & Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre) and Bowness-on-Windermere (Boat Tours & Water Sports & The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, relax and rejuvenate at Mayela Redondo - Holistic Therapist, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Loughrigg Fell.

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

London to Windermere is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Eskdale.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Side Trips

Eskdale — 9 nights

Eskdale is a glacial valley and civil parish in the western Lake District National Park in Cumbria, England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Eskdale: Old Man of Coniston (in Coniston), Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Grasmere (Lake Grasmere, Helm Crag, &more). And it doesn't end there: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company, get great views at Walla Crag, buy something for everyone on your list at Alexandra's of Keswick, and take an in-depth tour of Keswick Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Eskdale online vacation maker.

Drive from Windermere to Eskdale in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Penrith.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Side Trips

Penrith — 10 nights

Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Explore Penrith's surroundings by going to Riverside Golf Club (in Ravenstonedale), Kirkby Stephen (Water Cut Sculpture, Stainmore Railway Company, &more) and Whinlatter Forest (in Braithwaite). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Derwentwater, examine the collection at The Puzzling Place, stroll through Aira Force Waterfall, and look for gifts at Chestnut House.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Penrith trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Eskdale to Penrith in 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train back home.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Lake District travel guide

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World heritage site · Bodies of Water · Specialty Museums
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.