Windermere Tourist Information

Boat trips on Lake Windermere

Boat trips on Lake Windermere

Last updated: 24th Apr 2014

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

Windermere - 0.5 miles
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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Windermere - 0.5 miles
Charming bed and breakfast guest house in the Lake District. Easy walking distance to Windermere and Bowness. En-suite rooms. Families and couples welcome. Free parking and Wi-Fi.
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Windermere - 2.7 miles
A Visit England 4* Lake District B&B with stunning views, located in the pretty village of Troutbeck, yet only 3 miles from Windermere & Ambleside
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Windermere - 0.2 miles
4* Windermere guesthouse with striking views just 15 minutes from the Lake. En-suite luxury rooms, parking and Wi-Fi. Breakfasts daily. Central to the Lake District National Park.
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Romantic Bed & Breakfast in Windermere with a beautiful range of four poster & feature double guest rooms available. Extensive breakfast menu. Close to lake cruises and walks.
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