9 days in Lake District Itinerary

9 days in Lake District Itinerary

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9 days in Lake District Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + train:  10​h
1
Penrith
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Windermere
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

4
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum and Wordsworth House and Garden. Sizergh Castle and Keld Chapel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Penrith side-trips: The Lakes Distillery (in Bassenthwaite) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Derwentwater, take in the dramatic scenery at Aira Force, look for gifts at Chestnut House, and identify plant and animal life at Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Penrith online tour builder .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Penrith is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in July: highs in Penrith hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Alpacaly Ever After, Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum, Wordsworth House and Garden, Sizergh Castle
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Ullswater ©
Ullswater
Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum ©
Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre ©
Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre

4
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hawkshead Grammar School and Townend. Visiting Muncaster Castle and Horseback Riding Tours will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to St Catherine's Chruch (in Boot), The World of Beatrix Potter (in Bowness-on-Windermere) and Barrow-in-Furness (The Dock Museum & Furness Abbey). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Stott Park Bobbin Mill, examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, explore the galleries of Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, and make a trip to Lake Grasmere.

Make your Windermere itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Penrith to Windermere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Windermere

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Barrow-in-Furness, Ambleside, Grasmere, Ruskin Museum, Townend
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Hawkshead Grammar School ©
Hawkshead Grammar School
Townend ©
Townend
Stott Park Bobbin Mill ©
Stott Park Bobbin Mill

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