5 days in Cumbria Itinerary

5 days in Cumbria Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Windermere
— 2 nights
2
Penrith
— 2 nights

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Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Visiting Boat Tours & Water Sports and Coniston Water will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Old Man of Coniston and Zipline. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Loughrigg Fell, pause for some serene contemplation at Jesus Church, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, and examine the collection at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Windermere online holiday maker.

London to Windermere is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Penrith.

Things to do in Windermere

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Coniston, Ambleside, Jesus Church, Boat Tours & Water Sports
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Old Man of Coniston ©
Old Man of Coniston
Loughrigg Fell ©
Loughrigg Fell
Coniston Water ©
Coniston Water

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Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): examine the collection at Derwent Pencil Museum, thenexplore the activities along Derwentwater, thenget great views at Alpacaly Ever After, and finally hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Aira Force Waterfall, identify plant and animal life at Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre, and then head outdoors with Greystoke Outdoor Pool.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Penrith driving holiday planner.

Drive from Windermere to Penrith in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Alpacaly Ever After, Greystoke Outdoor Pool
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Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
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Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre