4 days in Lake District Itinerary

4 days in Lake District Itinerary

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4 days in Lake District Itinerary

Start: London
train:  3​h
1
Penrith
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ravenglass
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: London

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Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Get out of town with these interesting Penrith side-trips: The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop (in Grasmere), Windermere (Lake Windermere & Orrest Head) and Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House (in Hawkshead). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, examine the collection at The World of Beatrix Potter, take in the dramatic scenery at Aira Force, and hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Penrith trip itinerary tool .

London to Penrith is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from London in July: highs in Penrith hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ravenglass.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Keswick, Windermere, The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, The World of Beatrix Potter
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Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
The World of Beatrix Potter ©
The World of Beatrix Potter

1
night
Ravenglass

Ravenglass is a small coastal village and natural harbour in Cumbria, England roughly halfway between Barrow-in-Furness and Whitehaven. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): trot along with a tour on horseback and then stroll through Muncaster Castle.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ravenglass trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Penrith to Ravenglass in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ravenglass

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Horseback Riding Tours
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Horseback Riding Tours
Muncaster Castle ©
Muncaster Castle

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