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Lake Windermere

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Address: Windermere, England
Phone Number: 0139443360
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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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Lake Windermere is great place to visit no matter what time of year.

We just drove to the lake and walked along some of the many allocated pathways. We didn't take a boat ride although there were one or two boat trips available. It was just nice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Leigh, United Kingdom
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Leigh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just drove to the lake and walked along some of the many allocated pathways. We didn't take a boat ride although there were one or two boat trips available. It was just nice to see the Lake and the scenery which is stunning no matter what the weather is like. Fortunately it was a dry day.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visit at least once a year. The boys love going on the boats and feeding the ducks. The views are amazing.

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Thank Sarah D
Cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Even though it was chilly in February, still worth a boat trip on Windermere. Beautiful scenery. Some lovely walks in area & Windermere itself is very pleasant to wander around.

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Thank jebbin
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On the shore front there are cafes an seats to take in the views PS take care with the swans they are not to friendly also there are a good selection of cruise on the lake from approx. 30 minutes to over 2 hours.

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Thank kevin d
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The boat tours are a must. Admire ( and envy) the beautiful lakeshore homes with fresh lake breezes to ruffle your hair. The bird life here is wonderful and easy to watch.

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Thank Sabiha H
Leven, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went down to watch the Big Chill Swim the views were really nice good we walks nice places to eat and Drink

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Thank Carole C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Even though the weather was awful still plenty to see and do. I would recommend the boat trips as they offered good value for money and we were able to see the lake and all its beauty.

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Thank Samantha J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Despite floor damage from that horrible weather Windermere was still beautiful, locals still chirpy, boats running and great walks around.

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Thank MissB_utler
Manchester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Although the weather wasn't great when we visited....this Lake is vast and beautiful....I cant wait wait to come back and see it in the summer

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Thank Claire L
london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lake Windermere is beautiful from the walks around it to the boat trips on it, it is situated on bones and Windermere is a hike up the hill but the lake is stunning.

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