Boat trips on Lake Windermere

Boat trips on Lake Windermere

Situated within easy walking and cycling distance of Lake Windermere, Windermere town is the perfect  Lakeland holiday base, situated in the heart of the National Park, with a charming and stylish centre brimming with select gift shops, boutique B&B guest houses, gourmet inns, specialist food and antique shops, restaurants and delectable cafes. Long a favourite tourist centre in the Lakes, the Victorians and Edwardians loved Windermere, and that legacy remains in the selection of luxury historic guest houses dotted around the town, Queen's Park and lining the pretty Lake Road leading down to Bowness and Lake Windermere.

You can have a chic boutique style Lake District holiday where all amenities including excellent rail and bus links are close to hand. Alternatively you could opt for a superb walking holiday base with paths and trails direct from the town centre up to Orrest Head, into the Troutbeck Valley and on to the circular Windermere Way.  Windermere accommodation is the perfect choice and conveniently placed for accessing the many activities and attractions around nearby Lake Windermere relaxing from boat trips to active water sports.

Ideal for families, couples and year round getaways, Windermere offers easy access to a huge range of attractions including the fun family Brockhole visitor centre with trails, cafes, boat trip boarding point and popular outdoor playground. Windermere is where you'll find award-winning restaurants in the Lakes including Michelin Stars plus a wide choice of Camra recommended inns and luxurious hotels and bed and breakfast accommodation. Perfect for car free holidays and a favourite Lake District location for romantic breaks, base yourself in Windermere in the heart of the Central Lakes and book Windermere hotels and B&B guest houses online.

Accommodation in Windermere

  • Bowness on Windermere   (1.8 miles from the centre of Windermere)
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    £28
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    Lakeland stone guest house in Bowness on Windermere, just a 10 minute walk from boat trips and shops/ restaurants. Family rooms, WiFi and Parking. Packed lunches on request.
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  • Windermere   (0.5 miles from the centre of Windermere)
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    £70
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    4 Star Silver Award guest house in Windermere, a 10 minute stroll from the Lake. Charming Victorian property close to restaurants & inns. Breakfast Award and six en-suite rooms.
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  • Bowness On Windermere   (0.8 miles from the centre of Windermere)
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    £55
    Deluxe Double per night B&B (2 sharing)
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    Luxury 4* Silver Accommodation in the heart of Bowness with its beautiful lake, restaurants & shops. 4 Poster & Family Rooms. Ask about our free champagne, chocs & 1/2 price rooms!
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  • Troutbeck   (2.7 miles from the centre of Windermere)
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    £35
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    Award-winning 4 Star guest house in Troutbeck, 3 miles from Windermere. Set in private grounds with spectacular views from rooms and the terrace. Free WiFi, parking & pubs nearby.
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  • Windermere   (0.5 miles from the centre of Windermere)
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    £65
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    Lakes Escape
    Stunning Windermere hotel with indoor pool and sauna just a short walk from the lake. Restaurant with lake views, garden, terrace and luxury facilities. Close to activities/walks.
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