6 days in Northern England Itinerary

6 days in Northern England Itinerary

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Fly
1
Alnwick
— 1 night
Drive
2
Windermere
— 1 night
Drive
3
Penrith
— 3 nights
Train

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Alnwick — 1 night

Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. On the 11th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Warkworth Castle & Hermitage and then identify plant and animal life at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle, examine the collection at Grace Darling Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Lindisfarne Priory.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Alnwick journey planner.

London to Alnwick is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in July, you will find days in Alnwick are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Windermere.
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Windermere — 1 night

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then get to know the fascinating history of Tarn Hows.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Windermere trip site.

Getting from Alnwick to Windermere by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Penrith.
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Penrith — 3 nights

Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Keld Chapel, steep yourself in history at Shap Abbey, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Andrew's church. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along High Cup Nick, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Lawrence Church, and then admire the striking features of St Anne's Hospital.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Penrith tour planner.

You can drive from Windermere to Penrith in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. July in Penrith sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to take a train back home.
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