Windermere is the most popular and famous destination in the Lake District and offers something for everyone. Spend your day fell walking, browsing the shops in Windermere or taking a trip across the lake with one of the many boat operators. It’s the ideal place to visit all year round, with fantastic scenery and leisure activities whatever the weather.
With easy access to the lake shore of Windermere and panoramic views of the lake and surrounding fells, the area remains just as popular today. Lake Windermere itself is the largest natural lake in England, at 10.5 miles long, one mile wide and 220 feet deep.
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An impressive hotel situated in a commanding position overlooking the Lakes' most popular destination. This historic hotel, which opened in 1847, contrasts its lovely period fell with modern decor and amenities.
Lake District National Park
Things to do in Windermere
Brockhole on Windermere
Blackwell Arts and Crafts House
The World of Beatrix Potter
Brant Fell Above the Bustle
The Fun Factory Bowness
More places to enjoy nearby
Go Ape at Grizedale Forest Cumbria
Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway
Hawkshead via ferry
Aira Force Waterfalls