The Best Holiday Accommodation and Attractions in the Lake District and Cumbria
Find your perfect Lake District holiday cottages, B&Bs, hotels and attractions
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Windermere is the Lake District to many visitors. It’s central location and abundance of places to stay and things to do make it a magnet for tourists. The area around Windermere provides a good range of holiday accommodation as well as a great selection of attractions and things to do. Check out the key information on the right and then explore the Windermere holiday accommodation listed below.
Grid Ref: SD 395 982
Map: Explorer maps OL7
Stats: 10½ miles long, 1¼ mile wide
Fells: The Old Man of Coniston, Dow Crag,
View on Map: Windermere on a map
More info: Windermere Tourist Info
Things to do: Windermere
Nearest Train: Windermere
Attractions in Windermere:Windermere has a great range of things to do.As well as the lake itself, including Cruises on Windermere, Windermere has much to offer visitors, especially with its connections to Beatrix Potter. There are a huge range of activities from cruises on the lake, to children's adventure playgrounds at the Brockholes Visitor Centre. It is also ideally located for exploring the wider lake district, including the nearby towns and villages of Bowness, Ambleside, Grasmere and Newby Bridge. In addition it makes the ideal place from which to base yourself for scaling the heights of Helvellyn and Scafell. The Grizedale Forest Park is also to the west of Windermere. Other attractions include Blackwell arts and crafts house,
Recommended Places to eat and drink in Windermere: The Angel Inn in nearby Bowness
Fells around Windermere: The Old Man of Windermere, Dow Crag.
Please click the links above to find the best Hotel, B&B, cottage and camping holiday accommodation in the Workington area, or explore the nearby towns and villages, such as Bowness-
Featured Holiday Accommodation in Windermere
If you’re looking for high quality Windermere Joiner, then Grasmere based Stephen Dixon Joinery Limited offers a highly competitive high quality service right across the Lake District.
Helm Farm, Bowness
Helm farm is an organic farm in the heart of the Lake District and offers a range of holiday cottages sleeping from 2 to 5 people. Idyllic location close to both Windermere and Bowness on a working farm. Beautiful scenery with footpaths on the doorstep. Please click the link to the left for more information on Helm Farm, Bowness.