How do I get to Lake Windermere by train from London?
No, there is no direct train from London to Windermere. However, there are services departing from London Euston and arriving at Windermere via Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 43m.
How many days do you need in Lake District?
If you plan on travelling a wider area and wish to take in as much of the Lake District National Park as possible, then we strongly recommend staying for 5 – 7 nights.
Do you need a car in Lake District?
Can you visit the Lake District without a car? Absolutely! The Lake District is well connected to major towns and cities via rail and bus. There is direct train from Manchester to Windermere and the West Coast Mainline passes through Oxenholme Railstation.
How long is the train ride from London to Cumbria?
London to Brampton (Cumbria) by train
|Journey time||From 3h 51m|
|Distance||259 miles (418 km)|
|Frequency||8 trains per day|
What is the largest town in the Lake District?
Settlement. There are only a handful of major settlements within this mountainous area, the towns of Keswick, Windermere, Ambleside, and Bowness-on-Windermere being the four largest.
Can you spend a week in the Lake District?
We spent a week in the Lake District, which was perfect for us, but you can easily spend more time there. There is so much to see and so much to do, even just visiting each of the lakes could take you a few weeks.