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 : 64 £
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..
New Road GB - Windermere LA23 2EE
Prix Prices from : 98 £
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..
Kendal Road GB - Windermere LA23 1AL
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..
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..
College Rd GB - Windermere LA23 1BX
Rayrigg Rd GB - Windermere LA23 1EY
Ambleside Rd GB - Windermere LA23 1AX
Helm Rd GB - Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BU
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.