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

  • Ings Nr Windermere   (2.0 miles from the centre of Windermere)
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    £36
    Per person B&B (2 sharing)
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    Four star rated Ings inn, with a microbrewery on site, comfortable en-suite guest rooms and hearty Cumbrian food served in the pub restaurant. Pets & families are welcome to stay.
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  • 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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  • Bowness On Windermere   (1.9 miles from the centre of Windermere)
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    £310
    Per Week (Seasonal). Short breaks available
     
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    From Friday 7th Oct - Short Break Bargains
    Charming, traditional self-catering stone cottage in Bowness on Windermere ideal for walking and touring. 15 minute walk from Bowness town centre, 2 deluxe bedrooms. Sleeps 4
     
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  • Windermere   (0.5 miles from the centre of Windermere)
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    £27
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    Luxury 4* 19th Century coach house situated in Windermere, B&B stays available, Non Smoking throughout, Full English Breakfasts. Free leisure club use inc pool
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  • Bowness on Windermere   (1.2 miles from the centre of Windermere)
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    £80
    Per Room B&B (based on 2 sharing)
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    Autumn Offer - Includes FREE cruise on Lake Windermere
    Victorian central lakes B&B in Bowness close to Windermere lake. Ideal for walking, touring and cycling breaks. En-suite rooms and delicious breakfasts. Free Wi-Fi and parking.
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