3 days in Lake District Itinerary

3 days in Lake District Itinerary

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Broughton-in-Furness
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Portinscale
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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. Path to Adventure has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take a memorable drive along Hard Knott Pass, get a dose of the wild on Bluebird Tours Coniston, and then scramble along the landscape with Path to Adventure. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at The Woolly Farm - Alpaca and Llama trekking, admire the sheer force of Stanley Ghyll Force Waterfall, then take an unorthodox tour of Swinside Stone Circle, and finally indulge your taste buds at Melville Tyson.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Broughton-in-Furness vacation maker app.

London to Broughton-in-Furness is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Portinscale.
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Portinscale — 1 night

Nestled on the western shore of Derwentwater, Portinscale serves as a perfect base for a walking holiday in the English Lake District.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at St Sunday Crag, then stroll through Helvellyn, then get great views at Walla Crag, and finally trek along Central Fells.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Portinscale online vacation planner.

You can drive from Broughton-in-Furness to Portinscale in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can 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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