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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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Windermere

Very touristy, difficult to park as it was so busy but thats to be expected as it was in the half term. Went on a boat trip on the lake which took approx. 45 mins. We enjoyed it... read more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very touristy, difficult to park as it was so busy but thats to be expected as it was in the half term. Went on a boat trip on the lake which took approx. 45 mins. We enjoyed it and the captain was very informative. The trip was £8/adult.

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I would highly recommend a visit to Windermere if you can. We were incredibly lucky with the weather, and the water although not warm, was a pleasure to swim in!

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Most of Lake Windermere is beautiful, however,what has happened to Bowness? It may be the height of the season,school holidays etc. but it is beginning to resemble Blackpool or Benidorm! It clearly cannot cope with the sudden onslaught of visitors when there is a spell of good weather in the high season; litter everywhere,inadequate parking and constant heavy traffic. The... More 

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was on 3 months work assignment at Edinburgh, when on my way to Manchester by train, our train passed throughout this region. Looking through the train the place seemed picturesque and inviting with green medows stretching till the horizon dotted with white fluffy ewe. I was spellbound and decided to spend a couple of days at Lake District for... More 

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

We went for a short trip to the Lake District. Windermere is very comfortably linked by train so it's easy if you don't have a car. There was also a bus which goes between the lake if you want to see more of the area. There is plenty to see and do in Windermere and the views are amazing. If... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited here yesterday with my two friends, we have never been to the lake district before, so we came to Windermere which is one of the best parts. Was well worth going! The view was lovely! We went on a green cruise around it as you can't walk round all of it! But its worth visiting once in your life!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just beautiful. Great setting, great eateries, vibrant atmosphere. A great place from which to explore everywhere in the Lake District.

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Tattershall
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For me it is one of the most beautiful places on earth. A boat trip across the lake is well worth it. We got off at Ambleside, another stunning place with many cafes for that well earned rest. The bus service is great, every 20 minutes, costing £8 per round trip. You can use your ticket to get on and... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent three days here on the way back home from the open golf at Troon. Weather was perfect so we took the boat trip up to the top and back again. A great way to view everything there is to see. Will be going back in the autumn.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful lake. The town itself is also nice, however, avoid using chip shop on the promenade nearest to where the cruise departs as the staff are unfriendly. Much happier people on the cafe opposite and near the casino.

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