3 days in Lake District Itinerary

3 days in Lake District Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lake District holiday planner
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Windermere
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Braithwaite
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Windermere — 1 night

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Rydal Mount & Gardens, then ride a horse along Lakeland Pony Trek, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Mayela Redondo - Holistic Therapist. On the next day, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour and then head outdoors with Arnside Knott.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Windermere trip itinerary planning tool.

Birmingham to Windermere is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Braithwaite.
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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 18th (Mon): hike along Central Fells, then look for gifts at Braithwaite General Store, and then take some stellar pictures from Walla Crag.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Braithwaite attractions app.

Getting from Windermere to Braithwaite by car takes about 1.5 hours. April in Braithwaite sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to 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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