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Lake Windermere

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Address: Windermere, England
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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 District Highlights Day Trip from York including a Scenic Lake Cruise

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beautiful lake

Went on the Mountain Goat coach tour, first class tour - and saw all the lakes. We stayed in Windamere and took a boat trip. Also found a walk down to the edge from Windamere... read more

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went on the Mountain Goat coach tour, first class tour - and saw all the lakes. We stayed in Windamere and took a boat trip. Also found a walk down to the edge from Windamere town. Lovely weather and so scenic.

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Garstang, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We love visiting Lake Windermere and go there several times a year. There are lots of lovely spots to visit and to enjoy and the views are amazing! Would highly recommend a visit!

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

4 night overdue stay since the floods of 2015 which reminded us how much we have missed this very special part of the Lake District.

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Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

very easy to get around,use the bus for nothing if you are pensionable age,.a walk to the bus/train station and you can get as far as Lancaster or Keswick .No worries about where to park or how much

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm a little biased as I live here, but Windermere never fails to please. There are beautiful views from most of the shoreline. In the towns there is plenty to do, and away from the crowds there are lots of walks for all abilities. You can take a cruise, sail, row, canoe, fish, swim, or just chill out. Please note... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

No visit to Windermere / Bowness is complete without a visit to Millerground. Most of the lake shore particularly on the eastern shore of lake Windermere is inaccessible so millerground is a great place to visit it also has a car park and it's a nice easy walk even when the lake is high.

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Lake District, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Don't go there! There are far too many people. If you want to see the Lake District avoid Windermere. The West is best (e.g. Wastwater and Eskdale). Coniston is great (e.g. Brantwood, Bank Ground, Coppermines, Black Bull), North Lakes, especially Borrowdale, is also wonderful. But avoid Bowness, Windermere and Ambleside. There are just too many cars, boats and people. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There are place around the lake to get away from the crowd and well worth seeking out, avoid bank holidays and coaches of day trippers by going the popular areas like Bowness later in the day, evening drink and food outside a pub is much better after a days walk anyway.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Travelled to this place on a weekend as an alternative to the scotland, and found a peaceful, natural, scenic attraction. Located at the bottom of a hilltop, the lake is nature's perfect setting of showcasing its beauty.

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Cramlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Although it was raining and miserable weather when we visited the lake is simply beautiful. Shame we didn't leave enough time to do a lake tour

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