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Lake Windermere

Windermere, England
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Ranked #4 of 9 Attractions in Windermere
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Activities: Wind-surfing, Sailing, Kayaking, Mountain biking, Camping, Swimming
Owner description: More than ten miles in length, Windermere is England's largest lake that offers a wide variety of summer recreation including cruises, fishing,... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

Would definitley reccomend a cruise to Bowness and Ambleside. Take a walk round Bowness then cruise down to Lakeside and onto one of the museums then up to waterhead and a walk up to Ambleside

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Whitburn, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed voyage on lake .scenery fantastic ..Ambleside town centre a good distance from pier .bus expensive but neccessary

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed a beautiful walk overlooking Windermere lake, wonderful sunset, difficult to beat. The scenery is simply stunning, left Windermere fulfilled and richer for the experience, brings a sense of calm contentment that we have some truly lovely places to visit across the UK.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Obviously Windermere is Beautiful although in Peak holiday times is is too busy.I prefer to visit out of season to get the best from the holiday Nevertheless beauty is beauty and there is so much to see and do on and around Lake Winderemere Best viewed from Orrest Head

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Lovely spot and we took the cruise/steam railway option to see more. We only travelled to Lakeside and return by boat as the lake's speed limit makes for a long journey. Tourists were everywhere and if you're looking for a quiet spot, this isn't it - not in August/September anyway! It's a beautiful place, nonetheless and there are plenty of... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

Simply stunning, quait town with little pockets of history and unique shops, superb lake and views boat tad overpriced so not used area obviously commercialised but a lovely location and place to wander through!

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Windermere L, Public Relations at Lake Windermere, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our area. We're pleased to read you enjoyed your visit and hope you return soon- try the boats- its worth every penny for the different experience and aspect of the lake. More

scarborough
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

for 20 odd pounds its a must the boat takes upto 7 people fror 1 hour on the lake its well worth it,

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Windermere L, Public Relations at Lake Windermere, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review and five star rating. We're so pleased you enjoyed your day out on the lake & hope you are able to visit again. More

Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This is one of the most beautiful places I have ever been to. When I first saw the lake I couldn't believe I was in England. The landscape was so cinematic, straight out of a movie. I felt like I was somewhere in North America or Canada the beauty was amazing. Every time I go it looks different, I stay... More

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Windermere L, Public Relations at Lake Windermere, responded to this review

Fabulous review!! this area has been the location for many movies as well as inspiration for generations of writers, poets and artists. We're very lucky to have such a stunning vista in our country. We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope you will be back again very soon. More

London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We took a day pass boat trip on the Lake which on Fridays in September is £14.80 go anywhere which is good value, especially as we fitted in 7 legs. It was pleasant enough but was spoiled a bit by the number of teenage kids on two of the legs - they were on a school field trip and not... More

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Windermere L, Public Relations at Lake Windermere, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and pleasant comments regarding our Freedom of the Lake ticket. You certainly got plenty out of it, squeezing 7 legs into the day! I think you'll struggle to find such a frequent, reliable, variety of trips on the smaller lakes but we wish you well! More

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

loved the boat trip on windermere, looked around lakeside and had a coffee in nearby hotel.staff on boat were very friendly and the scenery was outstanding.would do bowness to ambleside next time .my partner and i really loved it .only downside was queues for boat we had to wait a long time .but id give it 10 out of ten

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Windermere L, Public Relations at Lake Windermere, responded to this review

10 out of 10!! Thats fantastic!! Thank you so much for your fabulous review and five star rating. We look forward to welcoming you and your partner on our red cruise to Ambleside. More

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