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 : 68 £
This family-run Lake District hotel has an indoor swimming pool, sauna and steam room, picturesque gardens and free parking. Free WiFi is available in the downstairs public areas and the bedrooms. Hillthwaite Hotel has an elevated position and a ter..
New Road GB - Windermere LA23 2EE
Prix Prices from : 89 £
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..
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 ..
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.
Rayrigg Rd GB - Windermere LA23 1EY
Ambleside Rd GB - Windermere LA23 1AX
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.