7 days in Lake District Itinerary

7 days in Lake District Itinerary

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Bowness-on-Windermere — 6 nights

Bowness-on-Windermere is a town in South Lakeland, Cumbria, England. Your list of things to see and do now includes Hawkshead Brewery, Beatrix Potter Gallery, Wray Castle, and other attractions. Venture out of the city with trips to Levens Hall (in Kendal) and Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith). There's much more to do: have fun and explore at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, admire the natural beauty at Holehird Gardens, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cartmel Priory.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bowness-on-Windermere trip planner.

London to Bowness-on-Windermere is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to take a train 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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