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

Crook near Windermere - 1.6 miles
Traditional Lakeland farmhouse near Bowness on Windermere. Family and pet friendly accommodation, period features throughout. Large garden with trampoline.
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Windermere - 0.5 miles
Windermere B&B guesthouse in a lovely woodland location, with a guest lounge and delicious locally-sourced breakfasts cooked to order. All rooms en-suite. Parking available. WiFi.
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Luxury Windermere guest house including an award-winning restaurant and complimentary spa club membership. Perfect for a romantic break in the Lakes.
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Windermere - 2.9 miles
Holiday lodge with private hot tub at White Cross Bay on the shores of Lake Windermere with private marina and boat launch, indoor pool, sauna and gym. Pets welcome. Sleeps 6.
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Troutbeck - 2.3 miles
Grade II Listed 5 Star farmhouse in Troutbeck, 5 minutes' from Ambleside & Windermere with original features, a woodburner, eco-friendly heating and free WiFi. Dogs welcome.
  • Sleeps 6
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