1 Week In South Lakeland

So you've got a week in South Lakeland - that's great news. Let's see how you can best use your time while you're here.

What Should I Do For One Week In South Lakeland?

If you have 7 days to spend in South Lakeland, there are a lot of things you can do and see. Here are some suggestions:

Day 1:

Explore the town of Kendal, known for its historic castle ruins, charming streets, and famous mint cake. Spend a few hours wandering around and visiting historic sites like the Kendal Parish Church and Abbot Hall Art Gallery.

Day 2:

Head to Windermere and take a boat tour of the lake. You can rent a boat or join a guided tour to explore the stunning scenery and learn more about the local wildlife and history.

Day 3:

Visit the scenic village of Hawkshead, known for its picturesque architecture and beautiful countryside. Take a walk around the village and visit the Beatrix Potter Gallery, which showcases the famous author's work.

Day 4:

Head to Grizedale Forest, which offers a range of outdoor adventures like hiking, cycling, and even a high-wire adventure course. Spend a full day enjoying the fresh air and beautiful scenery.

Day 5:

Visit the historic town of Ambleside and take a tour of the Roman fort, Galava. You can also explore the charming shops and cafes in the town center.

Day 6:

Take a scenic drive to the stunning Lake District National Park, where you can hike, cycle, or simply enjoy the breathtaking views. Stop at some of the picturesque villages like Grasmere and Keswick along the way.

Day 7:

Spend your last day relaxing and enjoying the town of South Lakeland. Take a walk around the local parks and gardens, or visit some of the local museums like the Lakeland Motor Museum or the Abbot Hall Art Gallery.

As for places to stay, there are plenty of options in the area, from cozy bed and breakfasts to luxury hotels and self-catering cottages. Some popular options include the Damson Dene Hotel in Kendal, the Beech Hill Hotel in Windermere, and the YHA Ambleside Hostel.

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