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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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During half term break, we took the ferry up the lake, and had a lovely day with sunshine, a little cool in the wind. Recommend the ferry as a good way to see lots without walking... read more

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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

During half term break, we took the ferry up the lake, and had a lovely day with sunshine, a little cool in the wind. Recommend the ferry as a good way to see lots without walking much

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Merseyside
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great place to take a family. Must dos include a walk up the east side (away from the crowds) and a ferry trip on the lake.

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Thank Philip003
Walsall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Regular cruises across the lake with a bit of commentary about the area. Friendly staff and on board bar with drinks and snacks. Great way to see the scenery around the lake.

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Bury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a lovely walk around Bowness,there are plenty of places to sit,admire the view and watch the world go by. A trip on the lake gives you even more stunning views.This is an excellent area for walkers with walks around the lake.

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Thank Margaret19532014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful part of the country. Excellent walking around the area and dining out choices for everyones taste.

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Thank Karen B
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a 75min river cruse this morning Wednesday 30th November very nice . We could have a nice hot drink on board and a snake if you wanted to . The boat stops at Ambleside so you can get off and get the next one back .

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Thank OultonClose
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic scenery round the lake. Visited Bowness Windermere and Ambleside all located round the lake fantastic pubs and restaurants many dog friendly the Lake is a fantastic place for a weekend break.

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Biggest lake in the Lake District with the biggest town, Windermere. Absolutely love the way the town goes absolutely quiet while the sky is still light at 10pm.

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Thank HKeater
Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been here a couple of times. It is a lovely area to visit in the warmer months with quaint villages, nice hiking and boat rides up and down the lake

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful lake Probably the most popular lake in the lake district. Try and find a spot away from the towns where it's quieter

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