7 days in Lake District Itinerary

7 days in Lake District Itinerary

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7 days in Lake District Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + train:  21​h 30​min
1
Windermere
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Penrith
— 2 nights
+3
train + subway + train + Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
nights
Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Windermere: Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass), The World of Beatrix Potter (in Bowness-on-Windermere) and The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop (in Grasmere). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, steep yourself in history at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, and see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Windermere trip builder site .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Windermere is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Penrith.

Things to do in Windermere

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ambleside, The World of Beatrix Potter, Muncaster Castle, The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, Lakeland Motor Museum
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Climbing Tours
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head
The World of Beatrix Potter ©
The World of Beatrix Potter

2
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, explore the activities along Derwentwater, and then make a trip to Castlerigg Stone Circle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Buttermere, go for a walk through Alpacaly Ever After, then examine the collection at Derwent Pencil Museum, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Aira Force.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Penrith trip planner .

You can drive from Windermere to Penrith in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Penrith can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Alpacaly Ever After, Buttermere
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Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk

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