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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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Unfortunately we had bad weather this trip to Lake Windermere. The sun came out for a short while and we saw this beautiful rainbow. Parking is dearer in Bowness - minimum is £4... read more

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Leeds, England
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Unfortunately we had bad weather this trip to Lake Windermere. The sun came out for a short while and we saw this beautiful rainbow. Parking is dearer in Bowness - minimum is £4 compared to Ambleside where you pay for how long you are there.

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England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went on the big boat the Swan across Lake Windermere , then went on the steam train to Haverthwaite MAGIC

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Thank Counterbalance
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There are always such magnificent views every time I go to the Lake District, even if the sun isn't shining.

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Thank Phil E
Berkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful boat trips on Lake Windermere. Both trips were peaceful. The views spectacular.A visit to the Lakes must include a boat trip. The Explorer tickets on the buses were also a bonus- we could hop on and off where ever we wanted and this meant we saw more of the villages around the Lakes. Everyone is friendly.

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Wolverhampton
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304 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We joined friends for a weekend break over the August bank holiday, staying in Bowness on Windermere. The weather was good and there were plenty of places to eat, drink & stay, though it was very busy.. particularly with coach parties. The views from higher ground of the lake are great & a trip across on the ferry (.50p) is... More 

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Thank CSLWolves
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been fortunate enough to visit some amazing places in this world. But I think this may well be, 1 of my top 5 places I've been too!

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Thank David W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely place to visit on your jollys. Been local this is a place we do regularly visit with my daughter to feed the ducks. Free on street parking for an hour if you're lucky enough. I'd highly recommend the Pump House for an ice cream. Their special really is the bees knees. Loads of places to sit, eat, play in... More 

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

Stunning views lots to do. Watersports, history and myths/legends. The town also offers lots to do and great surrounding campsites.

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Thank TheHonestExplorer
Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely place to visit there's a choice of boat tours to choose from that vary in price and time on the boat

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Kenilworth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There is something here for all g Young and old although much of it is weather dependent. Sailing swimming climbing to get wonderful views and lovely peaceful little coves to sit and enjoy a good book

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