6 days in Lake District & Ennerdale Bridge Itinerary

6 days in Lake District & Ennerdale Bridge Itinerary

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6 days in Lake District & Ennerdale Bridge Itinerary

Start: London
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Eskdale
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Seascale
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Ennerdale Bridge
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Portinscale
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Grasmere
— Few hours
train:  5​h
End: London

1
night
Eskdale

Eskdale ©
Eskdale is a glacial valley and civil parish in the western Lake District National Park in Cumbria, England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Scafell Pike Mountain.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Eskdale trip app .

London to Eskdale is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Seascale.

Things to do in Eskdale

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Old Man of Coniston, Scafell Pike Mountain
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Old Man of Coniston ©
Old Man of Coniston
Scafell Pike Mountain ©
Scafell Pike Mountain

1
night
Seascale

Seascale ©
Seascale is a village and civil parish on the Irish Sea coast of Cumbria in north-west England.HistoryThe place-name indicates that it was inhabited by Norse settlers, probably before 1000 AD. You've now added Wastwater Lake to your itinerary.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Seascale day trip planning tool .

Seascale is just a stone's throw from Eskdale. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ennerdale Bridge.

Things to do in Seascale

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Great Gable, Wast Water
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Wast Water ©
Wast Water
Great Gable ©
Great Gable
Seascale Beach ©
Seascale Beach

1
night
Ennerdale Bridge

Ennerdale Bridge ©
Ennerdale Bridge is a hamlet in the county of Cumbria, England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ennerdale Water.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ennerdale Bridge tour itinerary website .

Ennerdale Bridge is very close to Seascale. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Portinscale.

Things to do in Ennerdale Bridge

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Buttermere, Catbells Lakeland Walk
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Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Buttermere Lake ©
Buttermere Lake
Ennerdale Water ©
Ennerdale Water

2
nights
Portinscale

Portinscale ©
On the 12th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Aira Force, take some stellar pictures from Walla Crag, and then don't miss a visit to Castlerigg Stone Circle.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Portinscale trip planner .

You can drive from Ennerdale Bridge to Portinscale in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Portinscale are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You will leave for Grasmere on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Portinscale

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Walla Crag, Aira Force
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Walla Crag ©
Walla Crag

few
hours
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Moss Eccles Tarn.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Grasmere online vacation maker .

Grasmere is very close to Portinscale. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grasmere

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Moss Eccles Tarn
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Moss Eccles Tarn ©
Moss Eccles Tarn

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