7 days in Lake District Itinerary

7 days in Lake District Itinerary

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Fly to Newcastle Airport, Drive to Braithwaite
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Braithwaite
— 2 nights
Drive
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Windermere
— 4 nights
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Braithwaite — 2 nights

Braithwaite is a village in the northern Lake District, in Cumbria, England. Braithwaite is known for nature, adventure, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Derwentwater, see the interesting displays at Derwent Pencil Museum, surround yourself with nature on Lakeland Mountain Guides, and sample the fine beverages at The Lakes Distillery.

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London to Braithwaite is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from London in September, expect nights in Braithwaite to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Windermere.
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Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Windermere — 4 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Lakes Super Tours has been added to your itinerary. Explore Windermere's surroundings by going to Penrith (Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest & Aira Force Waterfall), Lake District Sheepdog Experience (in Crosthwaite) and Bowness-on-Windermere (Boat Tours & Water Sports & The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, stroll through Tarn Hows, admire the natural beauty at Rydal Mount & Gardens, and see the interesting displays at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House.

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Drive from Braithwaite to Windermere in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to catch the train back home.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums
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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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