4 days in Lake District Itinerary

4 days in Lake District Itinerary

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Windermere
— 2 nights
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Braithwaite
— 1 night
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Windermere — 2 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Change things up with these side-trips from Windermere: Lake District Sheepdog Experience (in Crosthwaite), Rydal Mount & Gardens (in Rydal) and Bowness-on-Windermere (Boat Tours & Water Sports & The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction). There's much more to do: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, examine the collection at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, and get to know the fascinating history of Orrest Head.

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Doncaster to Windermere is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Braithwaite.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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Braithwaite — 1 night

Braithwaite is a village in the northern Lake District, in Cumbria, England. On the 5th (Sun), trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, then explore the activities along Derwentwater, and then stroll through Central Fells.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Braithwaite attractions planning tool.

You can drive from Windermere to Braithwaite in 1.5 hours. June in Braithwaite sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
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Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
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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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