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Lake Windermere

Windermere, England
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More than ten miles in length, Windermere is England's largest lake that offers a wide variety of summer recreation including cruises, fishing, boating, sailing and scuba diving.
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Windermere, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

wander down from Windermere to Bowness and the scenery takes your breath away, please take time to go on a boat trip around the lake, you will see more stunning scenes

Thank Yarco3
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Words are not enough to describe the lake and it’s surroundings , it is that beautiful. You cannot feel but envy to those people who lives around this area.

Thank Florence A
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a lovely 3 days in Windermere, Would like to return for longer and to explore a bit more. The weather was changeable but didn't stop me enjoying it.

Thank linzihoward
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Big lake ,lots of water, great walks, plenty to do, loved it we will return. Not weather dependent if it rains wrap up and get on with it. Enjoy.

Thank Andy8134
Reviewed 5 days ago

Its nice to know that even when it rains you can still enjoy the lakes in the Lake district and out of them all Windermere has the most to offer with the boats and sights to see. I decided to take the boat to Ambleside...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lake Windermere is the longest lake in the district and we particularly enjoyed the Ambleside end...plenty of boat trips and stunning scenery throughout and the walks are breathtaking...Ullswater just pipped it on the beauty front but Windermere is very spevial.Visited with pleasure Oct 16th 2017.

Thank shane s
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Windermere is the longest, busiest and most commercial of the English Lakes! It is beautiful and worth a visit, but if your looking for peace, quiet and a taste of the wild this probably isn’t the best lake option for you! Try Ullswater instead!

1  Thank Nick and Angel S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Love the area round Waterhead, near Ambleside. There is such a lovely atmosphere. There are boats to catch & plently of places to eat and drink.

1  Thank mrandmrsg626
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have been on all the bouts blue yellow red for years we have been going to Windermere lake We love going on the boats you can go from one side of the lake to the other so you see all of the lovely things...More

Thank karencatterick
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a place, clean tidy and a wonderful area, we took a trip on the on the lake which was very good value, dog friendly and very informative. A must do if you visit the lake. Very friendly coffee shop on pier one. Great place....

Thank tonytinaL
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steve c
5 July 2017|
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Response from Bryan M | Reviewed this property |
roughly £40-45 for a family ticket. good value in my opinion
lisa m
30 June 2017|
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Response from colin b | Reviewed this property |
The best place to go with a wheelchair is around the lake at the Amberside end also at bowmess on the share line. You can also go on the steamers.
Adil C
5 January 2017|
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Response from Christine M | Reviewed this property |
i would recomend the beatrix potter museum and a trip on the ferry