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
GB - Windermere LA23
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..
Brockhole National Park GB - Windermere LA23 1LJ
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.
rd. Rayrigg GB - Windermere LA23 1BN
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..
Thornbarrow Road GB - Windermere LA23 2DF
Prix Prices from : 65 £
This family-run Lake District hotel has an indoor swimming pool, sauna, picturesque gardens and free parking. Free Wi-Fi is available in the downstairs public areas and the bedrooms. Hillthwaite House Hotel has an elevated position and a terrace wit..
Lake Road GB - Windermere LA23 2EQ
Just a mile from Lake Windermere in the heart of the Lake District, this luxury boutique hotel offers home-cooked food and free Wi-Fi. Windermere Rail Station is only 15 minutes’ walk away, and there is free parking on site. Originally the second ho..
Rayrigg Road GB - Windermere LA23 1JF
Prix Prices from : 50 £
Situated in the heart of the Lake District and a 10-minute walk from Lake Windermere, this hotel is set in 3 acres of tree-lined gardens. It has a charming, wooden-beamed restaurant, and free Wi-Fi in public areas. The hotel has 35 bedrooms, some wi..
Rayrigg Rd GB - Windermere LA23 1EY
Ambleside Rd GB - Windermere LA23 1AX
College Rd GB - Windermere LA23 1BX
27 Main Rd GB - Windermere LA23 1DX
Intimate neighbourhood restaurant decorated in red and cream. Simple, homely feel and friendly service. Wide-ranging menus; straightforward classical cooking has French influences and the chef is passionate about game.
Helm Rd GB - Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BU
Holbeck Ln GB - Windermere LA23 1LU
Two-roomed restaurant in a traditional stone-built hunting lodge; its wood-panelled front room comes with superb views. Appealing seasonal menus use top quality local produce and the experienced chef delivers flavoursome, confident, classically based..