3 days in Lake District Itinerary

3 days in Lake District Itinerary

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Ambleside
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Broughton-in-Furness
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Ambleside — 1 night

Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. On the 24th (Sat), explore the engaging exhibits at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, then examine the collection at Ruskin Museum, then explore the activities along Lake Windermere, and finally explore the galleries of Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let the kids burn off some steam at Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest, explore the activities along Derwentwater, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Alpacaly Ever After.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ambleside route app.

Manchester to Ambleside is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Broughton-in-Furness.
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Parks · Nature · Museums · Fun & Games
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Broughton-in-Furness — 1 night

Broughton in Furness is a small market town on the southern boundary of England's Lake District National Park. Your day by day itinerary now includes Path to Adventure. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): indulge your taste buds at Melville Tyson, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at South Lakes Safari Zoo, and then see the sights as you ascend with Path to Adventure.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Broughton-in-Furness day trip planning website.

Drive from Ambleside to Broughton-in-Furness in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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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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