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Address: Windermere, England
Phone Number: 0139443360
Activities: Wind-surfing, Sailing, Kayaking, Mountain biking, Camping, Swimming
Description: More than ten miles in length, Windermere is England's largest lake that...
More than ten miles in length, Windermere is England's largest lake that offers a wide variety of summer recreation including cruises, fishing, boating, sailing and scuba diving.
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Boat Trip

Great 45 minute boat trip around the lake near Bowness. Lovely houses and great commentary from the Captain. Drinks & snacks available from a little kiosk onboard.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Beckenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Great 45 minute boat trip around the lake near Bowness. Lovely houses and great commentary from the Captain. Drinks & snacks available from a little kiosk onboard.

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Eye, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This large lake has much to offer by way of water sports for the more energetic and sailing/steamer trips for the others! The evening sunset cruise (8.15pm) is a must.

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Go for walk off front use national,trust for walls and find secluded lake areas to sit and take in the views

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

One of the many attractions in the lovely surrounding of the lake district, lots to see & the ducks are lovely to feed by the lake edge, a must to visit if holidaying in the lakes.

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Birmingham
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Started off at Lakeside Ferry and bought a Freedom of the Lake ticket £19.00. This ticket lets you go to other piers on the lake to explore. If you enjoy a peace and quiet, sun and ice creams, this is a trip for you. The ferry does get busy with tourists but all places of beauty do, so much to... More 

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Carlisle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Lake Windermere is wonderful. With lake cruises from various locations around the lake. You have Ambleside, and Bowness along with Newby bridge and Aira Force. With great walks surrounding the area. Aira Force now has a boat Pier so you can jump off and walk up to the top. There are lots of boat houses. Lots outward bound places along... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Excellent trips around the South & North Lakes, was pleasantly surprised as we bought a combined boat & museum ticket & then decided to go on a train ride too & the guy in the ticket office said I will upgrade your tickets which saved us a couple of quid very obliging.

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

It can be very beautiful but Windermere and Bowness are ALWAYS busy with tourists all year round. The lake is great if you can escape the hoi polli as I have done and cruised around the lake in a friends boat! The weather can also be bad when 10 miles away the sun is shining. I liken it to Cornwall.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Lake Windermere was a great experience. It helped us relax and enjoy the scenery. Staff in transport (buses and lake tours) were very helpful and made things easier. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and we will definitely return!

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Birkenhead, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Cant beat a little walk by Windermere to pass some time. Its always spotless despite it being extremely busy and theres ample parking

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Address: Address: Windermere, England
Phone Number: 0139443360
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Windermere

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