Windermere Tourist Information

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 - 0.8 miles
Beautiful Victorian guest house in Bowness. 10 minutes from Lake Windermere, shops and restaurants. 8 individually decorated en-suite rooms. Wi-fi and parking. Breakfast included.
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Windermere - 0.1 miles
Friendly central Windermere guest house near pubs, restaurants and attractions including Lake Windermere. Free use of leisure facilities a mile away. WiFi.
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Bowness On Windermere - 1.8 miles
Well appointed, peaceful single storey cottage just a short stroll from Lake Windermere, ideal for a romantic break. WiFi and parking available. Garden with BBQ.
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Kendal - 5.6 miles
Lake District holiday cottage perfect for a peaceful break near to Kendal in a stunning location. Well equipped accommodation. Walkers, families & couples welcome. Dog friendly
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Bowness on Windermere - 1.3 miles
Welcoming Bowness B&B close to Lake Windermere & village. Comfortable, clean en-suite rooms, hearty breakfast, Wi-Fi, carpark, leisure facilities, great value!
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