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..
Newby Bridge Road GB - Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3LG
Prix Prices from : 144 £
Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Lake District, this 4-star hotel is set in 17 acres of grounds on the shores of Lake Windermere. Its award-winning Terrace Restaurant boasts picturesque views. Storrs Hall Hotel is a Grade II Listed Georgian m..
Helm Road GB - Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BA
Prix Prices from : 65 £
Built in the 19th-century, the Hydro has views over Windermere Lake. It boasts a swimming pool, a sauna as well as free parking and Wi-Fi. With a sauna, a spa and a mini gym, Windermere Hydro Hotel also has a large yacht that guests can enjoy with t..
Kendal Road GB - Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EW
Expect the unexpected in this new concept guest house, just 1 minute's walk from Lake Windermere and its beautiful bustling village of Bowness-on-Windermere, the heart of the English Lake District. The owners have established something fresh and exc..
Crook Rd GB - Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3JA
Contemporary restaurant in a traditional country house. Sit in the intimate Mirror Room with its romantic booths or in the airy, bay-windowed former billiard room. Daily menus showcase Lakeland produce; cooking is modern and flavoursome.
Ambleside Rd GB - Windermere LA23 1AX
Helm Rd GB - Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BU
Crook Rd GB - Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3NE
A series of intimate, individually styled dining rooms in a charming country house hotel; the Garden Room is perhaps the most pleasant. Start with an aperitif in the comfy lounge or the funky bar. Modern, very attractively presented dishes provide a ..
Rayrigg Rd GB - Windermere LA23 1EY
27 Main Rd GB - Windermere LA23 1DX
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.