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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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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Hired a boat and sailed on the lake visited surrounding areas love the rustic feel people very friendly

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Blyth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Unfortunately we never managed to get out of the car when we visited. Drove around for an hour and a half trying to find a parking space to no avail. The lake looked glorious but was absolutely packed! !

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We went on one of the evening buffet cruises for our anniversary. The buffet was excellent with plenty of choices and what a treat to sail around the lake for 2.5 hours. A lovely relaxing way to spend an evening.

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Windermere is a pretty town situated on the lake with quaint buildings and roads. However in August (UK school hols) it was so busy & crowded with congested roads, that it spoiled it for us.

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Warlingham, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

A true beauty of a place, enjoy a boat trip, walk beside it, hire your own boat. Plenty of places to explore along its banks.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

What a wonderful place. Full of people and lots going on. The scenery is amazing. An excellent place for families and couples.

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Stunning views all around the lake, would highly recommend catching the boat across from the east of the lake ( Brockhole) to the west. The otherwise has lovely cycle/walking routes.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

What a beautiful part of the world Winermere is encapsulated in. From the moment we drove in, the sheer beauty of the lake and its surrounds is one to admire. We were there fairly early, so there were not that many people around. Didnt have a chance to get on the water, but enjoyed our wander on the waters edge... More

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UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

We booked the yellow tour return boat trip plus steam train. We visited bank holiday weekend but we found plenty of parking not to far away. A small road train can be caught back to the waters edge where the trips start. We found a kiosk to by ticket on our walk to the waters edge. The boat had plenty... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

very beautiful and peaceful lake with lots of activities. you can pick tree different lake cruises each will take you to a different side of the lake.

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