11 days in Lake District Itinerary

11 days in Lake District Itinerary

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Penrith
— 4 nights
2
Barrow-in-Furness
— 6 nights

4
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Long Meg and her Daughters and St Andrew's church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Loughrigg Fell and St Lawrences Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Penrith: Cockermouth Castle (in Cockermouth), The Lakes Distillery (in Bassenthwaite) and Whinlatter Forest Park (in Braithwaite). There's lots more to do: get great views at Alpacaly Ever After, play a few rounds at Riverside Golf Club, admire the landmark architecture of Bridge House, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Penrith travel route planner.

London to Penrith is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In December, daytime highs in Penrith are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Barrow-in-Furness.

Things to do in Penrith

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Parks

Side Trips

Ambleside, Braithwaite, Cockermouth Castle, St Lawrences Church, The Lakes Distillery
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Long Meg and her Daughters ©
Long Meg and her Daughters
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Loughrigg Fell ©
Loughrigg Fell

6
nights
Barrow-in-Furness

Barrow-in-Furness ©
Barrow-in-Furness is a town and borough in Cumbria, England. Visit Cartmel Priory and Muncaster Castle for their historical value. Visit Earnse Bay and Seascale Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Silecroft Beach (in Silecroft), Hales of Cartmel (in Cartmel) and Grange-over-Sands (St Paul's Church, Grange over Sands & Spas). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Dock Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Predator Experience, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Andrew's Church, and have fun and explore at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Barrow-in-Furness trip planning app.

You can drive from Penrith to Barrow-in-Furness in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Barrow-in-Furness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Grange-over-Sands, Coniston, Seascale Beach, Silecroft Beach, Muncaster Castle
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Furness Abbey ©
Furness Abbey
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Old Man of Coniston ©
Old Man of Coniston

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