3 days in Lake District Itinerary

3 days in Lake District Itinerary

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Bowness-on-Windermere
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Bowness-on-Windermere

— 2 nights
Bowness-on-Windermere is a town in South Lakeland, Cumbria, England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bowness-on-Windermere: Easedale Tarn (in Grasmere), Lake Windermere (in Windermere) and Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House (in Hawkshead). Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, explore the engaging exhibits at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Catbells Lakeland Walk.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bowness-on-Windermere trip itinerary planner.

Bournemouth to Bowness-on-Windermere is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bowness-on-Windermere

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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Lake District travel guide

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World heritage site · Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water
A paradise for all lovers of the great outdoors, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Lake District is widely regarded as one of the most stunning areas of natural beauty in the UK. This mountainous region famously served as inspiration for some of the finest works of artists William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Containing the country’s largest national park, the Lake District is England’s top vacation destination for hikers and rock climbers. Nature lovers from around the world linger in this area for days and even weeks, sightseeing in the sweeping landscape of rugged hilltops, glistening lakes, dense forests, and hazy mountaintops. The region abounds in numerous hidden pubs, inns, and hotels, offering not only shelter from the weather, but also first-class dining and drinking options.