5 days in Lancaster, Carlisle & Glasgow Itinerary

5 days in Lancaster, Carlisle & Glasgow Itinerary

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5 days in Lancaster, Carlisle & Glasgow Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Train:  1​h
1
Lancaster
— 1 day
Train:  1​h
2
Carlisle
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
3
Glasgow
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Manchester

1
day
Lancaster

Lancaster ©
Lancaster is a city and the county town of Lancashire, England. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): walk around Williamson Park, contemplate the long history of Lancaster Castle, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Lancaster Priory Church.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lancaster trip builder.

Manchester to Lancaster is an approximately 1-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Lancaster can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can take a train to Carlisle.

Things to do in Lancaster

Historic Sites Parks
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Lancaster Castle ©
Lancaster Castle
Williamson Park ©
Williamson Park
Lancaster Priory Church ©
Lancaster Priory Church

2
nights
Carlisle

Carlisle ©
Carlisle is a city and the county town of Cumbria. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): examine the collection at Cumbria's Museum of Military Life, then hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and then take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn. On your second day here, make a trip to Gallery Number Three, contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, then sample the tasty concoctions at Keswick Brewing Company, and finally admire the natural beauty at Wordsworth Daffodil Garden.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Carlisle journey planner.

You can take a train from Lancaster to Carlisle in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Carlisle can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Glasgow.

Things to do in Carlisle

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Wordsworth Daffodil Garden, Helvellyn
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Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Helvellyn
Helvellyn

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Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 15th (Wed), bet on your favorite at Glasgow Tigers Speedway, explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Glasgow Botanic Gardens. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the engaging exhibits at Glasgow Science Centre, examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Glasgow online tour itinerary builder .

Getting from Carlisle to Glasgow by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Carlisle in April, Glasgow is little chillier at night with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Glasgow Tigers Speedway ©
Glasgow Tigers Speedway

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