5 days in Lake District Itinerary

5 days in Lake District Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lake District visit planner

©
This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

5 days in Lake District Itinerary

Start: London
Train:  3 h 45 min
1
Windermere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Penrith
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
End: London

2
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Get out of town with these interesting Windermere side-trips: The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction (in Bowness-on-Windermere) and Predator Experience Ltd (in Ayside). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Windermere, stroll through Witherslack Hall Equestrian Centre, admire the natural beauty at Wordsworth Daffodil Garden, and have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Windermere trip planner.

London to Windermere is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Penrith.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Grange-over-Sands, Coniston, Wordsworth Daffodil Garden, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Newby Bridge Weir
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
Predator Experience Ltd ©
Predator Experience Ltd
Old Man of Coniston ©
Old Man of Coniston

2
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. On the 6th (Thu), trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, then explore the activities along Derwentwater, and then admire the sheer force of Aira Force Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Fells, then hike along Alpacaly Ever After, then contemplate the waterfront views at Buttermere Lake, and finally see the interesting displays at Derwent Pencil Museum.

Start your trip to Penrith by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Windermere to Penrith in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February in Penrith, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Buttermere Lake, Central Fells, Alpacaly Ever After
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk

Similar Plans

8 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM ITALY December, kids, culture, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, kids, culture, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, kids, culture, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Northampton & Lake District BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
See more plans