Things to see and do - Windermere
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Windermere Travel guide
Windermere : Michelin's recommendations
Romantics and lovers of English charm should be delighted by Windermere's lake and great choice of hotel accommodation. There are numerous walks to be had and, naturally, sailing and water-skiing enthusiasts will enjoy the lake's facilities. Windermere and its lake are among the top tourist destinations in Britain. For a successful stay, visitors are recommended to book accommodation in advance.
Tourist attractions Windermere : Things to see and do
This 16km-long lake, equally popular with sailors and water skiers, is pleasantly surrounded by woods and hills. Boat trips round the lake enable visitors to admire the unspoilt west bank, as well as the manly islets, including Belle Isle. The town o..
That the English love boats is an established fact. It is not surprising to find a museum dedicated to this form of transport on the shores of one of England's largest lakes. The Windermere Steamboat Museum, on the banks of Lake Windermere (1 km nort..
Brockhole National Park
The well-run Lake District Visitor Centre has exhibitions on the region's ecology and history, as well as an exhibition devoted to Beatrix Potter.
Lake Rd, Lake District GB - Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 2JF
Overlooking Lake Windermere and the Langdale Pikes, the Craig Manor Hotel is 5 minutes’ walk from Bowness and offers luxurious accommodation. The rooms have modern decor, en suite bathrooms and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Many rooms hav..
Kendal Road GB - Windermere LA23 1AL
Prix Prices from : 55 £
Perched on a hill overlooking Windermere town centre is the Windermere Hotel. Built in 1847 the hotel offers rooms with en suite bathrooms, and a restaurant. Many rooms offer stunning view over Lake Windermere or the town centre. All feature TVs, ha..
New Road GB - Windermere LA23 2EE
This delightful Lake District hotel is a 10-minute walk from the centre of Windermere and the shores of the lake in Bowness. Glenburn Hotel is an Edwardian property which offers home-cooked food and rooms with flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. The Gle..
Helm Rd GB - LA23 3BU Bowness-on-Windermere
Ambleside Rd GB - LA23 1AX Windermere
Rayrigg Rd GB - LA23 1EY Windermere
27 Main Rd GB - LA23 1DX Windermere
Intimate neighbourhood restaurant with a homely feel; local art hangs on the walls and the service is friendly. Wide-ranging menus offer straightforward classical cooking with French influences; the chef is passionate about game.
31-33 Crescent Rd GB - LA23 1BL Windermere
Passionately run modern restaurant offering well-proportioned yet refined comfort food. Cumbrian produce features in flavoursome homemade dishes. As well as lunch and dinner, they serve brunch, coffee and cake and afternoon tea.
Kendal Rd GB - LA23 3EL Bowness on Windermere