Take the scenic route

Head on a driving tour through the heart of Lakeland

This two-day driving tour guides you through the wild beauty of the Lakes, before heading into the Pennines. Starting out from Carlisle, you’ll discover the wonderful Cumbrian countryside, passing through tiny villages and bustling market towns, and taking in peaks and lakes, valleys and moorland.

You’ll come across many notable attractions and places of interest, from scenic walks and prehistoric monuments, to tourist hotspots with links to Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter.

From Penrith, you’ll head into to the wild open spaces of the Pennines, before crossing the border into Northumbria and passing along a section of Hadrian’s Wall.

The heart of Lakeland tour

2 days
175 miles/282km

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The heart of Lakeland tour route

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(24 October 2013)