Visit Windermere, it is the perfect Lakeland destination all year round. With the shores of the lake so close, you are never short of fantastic scenery or leisure activities. Several local viewpoints offer panoramic views of both the lake and more distant mountains.
Bustling with shops and different dining experiences to suit everyone you will be spoilt for choice. There’s plenty of bars in the area, with serving 100’s of beers from all over the world as well as locally brewed.
The towns of Windermere and Bowness at the heart of the Lake District have been a magnet for visitors since Victorian times. With easy access to the lakeshore and panoramic views of the lake and surrounding fells, the area remains just as popular today. Access to the lake is actually made 1 mile further from Windermere town centre at Bowness-On-Windermere.
If you’re looking for a range of attractions, things to do and ways of getting around the Lake District then look no further. The Lake District is the adventure capital of the UK so you can guarantee when you visit you will find a new experience. If adventure isn’t your thing then fear not we have attractions for everyone from the newly opened Windermere Jetty to a cruise on Lake Windermere and stepping into the World of Beatrix Potter, Windermere alone has attractions to suit everyone even on the rainy days!
If you fancy seeing more of the Lake District but want to arrive but train or want to leave the car parked. Get off the beaten track with Mountain Goat sightseeing tours of the Lake District by far the best way to see the stunning scenery.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Lake District.
What visitors are saying about Windermere
We have visited Lake Windermere numerous times and it never fails to impress. It is absolutely stunning, we always go on the boat to Ambleside. Always friendly and very informative...
Such a wonderful, tranquil. peaceful, picturesque place. We walked 5 miles along the lake in awe of its beauty. We took a boat out with our 5 year old who was ecstatic on the lake and loved every second. We took our boy to the climbing center near the lake which he absolutely loved and then we ate at a local cafe taking in...
Lots to do for all ages. Wonderful walks, quaint little towns with very nice shops. Attractions for the children, Peter Rabbit exhibitions and life under the Lake. Boat trips and much much...
Natural, scenic, attraction
Travelled to this place on a weekend as an alternative to the scotland, and found a peaceful, natural, scenic attraction. Located at the bottom of a hilltop, the lake is nature's perfect setting of showcasing its...
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