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Lake Windermere

Windermere, England
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3-Day Lake District and Hadrian's Wall Small...
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Ranked #4 of 10 Attractions in Windermere
Type: Outdoors
Activities: Sailing, Wind-surfing, Kayaking, Mountain biking, Camping, Swimming
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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.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

beautiful place, we went on the small ferry across the lake when we went to visit hilltop ( Beatrix potters house ) bit pricey at £4.80 one way but worth it, spectacular views.

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Had a great trip to Lakeside which we both enjoyed and went into the Aquarium which was not worth the money we paid.

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Ripley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Very popular, plenty of outdoor activities, boat trips etc. Take some seed/bread to feed the ducks and swans!

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

Many thanks for your lovely review. We're so pleased you had an enjoyable visit and hope you are able to return very soon. More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The beauty of the UK at it's best. We stayed on Lake Windermere for a week - it rained every day but the scenery looks more dramatic in the rain - the autumnal colours matched the colours of New England in the fall. The facilities of restaurants, shops and tourist attractions are good espcially the cruise on the lake

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

Thank you so much for your lovely review and five star rating. How refreshing it is to receive a review with positive comments about the rain! We agree that the scenery takes on a whole dramatic aspect in the rain and we usually have a few stunning rainbows! We're so pleased you enjoyed your cruise with us and we hope... More

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Lake Windermere is a fabulous sightseeing to visit. The view of the lake with the mountains and the tree land in the background was found brilliant whether it was seen from the shore or from the cruise. We took the cruise where the commentary was clear and the duration allowed to go well across. The commentary included some good sense... More

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

Thank you for your lovely review and five star rating. We're delighted you enjoyed your recent visit and especially pleased to read your lovely comments regarding our cruises. We hope you are able to visit us again in the near future. More

Pune, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

its heaven on Earth .. must visit at least once in a life.. visited this place in 2009 with group of friends.

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

Wonderful review! Thank you so much. Hope you are able to visit again. More

Craignure, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We went on a boat trip on Lake Windermere. Very entertaining and a good way to see the sights. The town of Bowness has something for everyone. If you like ice-cream try the choc dipped cornets. Yummy

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

Thank you so much for your lovely review and five star rating. We're so pleased you enjoyed your recent visit and especially your boat trip. Thanks for mentioning choc dipped ice creams- you've made us hungry now- yum! Hope you're able to pay us a return visit very soon. More

Bonby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A beautiful part of England to visit all year round, plenty to do whether you want to walk and take in the fantastic countryside, water sports or simply enjoy the shops and varied choice of restaurants

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

Thank you for your lovely review and recommendations. Many thanks for your five star rating as well. We hope to welcome you back to our beautiful area again very soon. More

Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Need a a good day with clear visibility to see the Lake and surrounding countryside and worth a visit to the Beatrix Potter Museum

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

Thank you for your lovely review and five star rating. We hope you visit again very soon. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This has to be one of my favourite places in the world. It is so calm and tranquil with postcard views. It's especially beautiful at christmas time. I strongly recommend trying the town of Bowness which is situated next to Windermere. Bowness is blessed with bars, restaurants and places to see. Catch a ferry from Bowness to Ambleside and take... More

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

Thank you! What a wonderful review! We're so pleased you're so in love with our beautiful area. It certainly is the most beautiful, magical place at Christmas. We hope you come and visit us again very soon. More

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