3 days in Lake District Itinerary

3 days in Lake District Itinerary

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3 days in Lake District Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Millom
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Portinscale
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Manchester

1
day
Millom

Millom ©
Millom is a town and civil parish on the north shore of the estuary of the River Duddon around 7 miles north of Barrow-in-Furness in southwest Cumbria, England. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Haverigg Beach and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Millom online travel planner .

Manchester to Millom is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Portinscale.

Things to do in Millom

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Haverigg Beach ©
Haverigg Beach
Horseback Riding Tours

2
nights
Portinscale

Portinscale ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, then go for a walk through Alpacaly Ever After, and then hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): explore the activities along Bassenthwaite Lake National Nature Reserve, stroll through Keswick Railway Path, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Portinscale vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Millom to Portinscale takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Portinscale can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portinscale

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Bassenthwaite Lake National Nature Reserve
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Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Keswick Brewing Company ©
Keswick Brewing Company

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