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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 - 0.2 miles
Romantic and stylish boutique B&B in the heart of Windermere, exclusively for adults. Perfect for an indulgent escape for couples, a celebration break away, or a 'Mini Moon'.
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Elterwater - 2.3 miles
Five star, luxury Lakeland cottage with room for eight. Stunning views in every direction. Grade II listed, dates back to the 17th century. Off-road parking. Free Wi-Fi.
  • Sleeps 8
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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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Central Lakes - 2.9 miles
Luxury Lake District lodge in Troutbeck, near Windermere. Pets stay free. Private parking. Free Wi-Fi. Site facilities include playground, games field and bar. Ideal for family.
  • Sleeps 4
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Central Lakes - 0.8 miles
Lake District Cottages in Lindale and Bowness, offering modern self-catering accommodation close to the best Lakeland attractions. Great value discounts available.
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