4 days in Lake District Itinerary

4 days in Lake District Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lake District journey planner
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Fly to Newcastle Airport, Drive to Braithwaite
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Braithwaite
— 1 night
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Windermere
— 2 nights
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Braithwaite — 1 night

Braithwaite is a village in the northern Lake District, in Cumbria, England. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater and then see the interesting displays at The Puzzling Place. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Central Fells, trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and then delve into the distant past at Castlerigg Stone Circle.

Make your Braithwaite itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

London to Braithwaite is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. While traveling from London, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Braithwaite, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Windermere.
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Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Side Trip

Windermere — 2 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Rydal Mount & Gardens, take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lake Windermere, then explore the galleries of Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, and then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Windermere online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Braithwaite to Windermere takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to take a train back home.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · 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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