9 days in Lake District Itinerary

9 days in Lake District Itinerary

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Penrith
— 3 nights
2
Portinscale
— 3 nights
3
Windermere
— 2 nights

3
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Crafty Monkeys. Go for a jaunt from Penrith to Ingleton to see Ingleton Waterfalls Trail about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Aira Force Waterfall, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and explore the historical opulence of Lowther Castle and Gardens.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Penrith sightseeing planner.

Solihull to Penrith is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Penrith sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Portinscale.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, Boat Tours & Water Sports
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Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall
Crafty Monkeys ©
Crafty Monkeys
Ingleton Waterfalls Trail ©
Ingleton Waterfalls Trail

3
nights
Portinscale

Portinscale
Nestled on the western shore of Derwentwater, Portinscale serves as a perfect base for a walking holiday in the English Lake District.
Portinscale is known for adventure and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Derwentwater, trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, sample the fine beverages at The Lakes Distillery, and explore the ancient world of Castlerigg Stone Circle.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Portinscale online sightseeing planner.

Portinscale is very close to Penrith. In April, daytime highs in Portinscale are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in Portinscale

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Whinlatter Forest Park, The Lakes Distillery, Helvellyn
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Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk

2
nights
Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 8th (Thu), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, and then explore the activities along Lake Windermere. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Brockhole on Windermere and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Loughrigg Fell.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Windermere trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Portinscale to Windermere in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Boat Tours & Water Sports, Loughrigg Fell
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head
Loughrigg Fell ©
Loughrigg Fell

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