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Lake Windermere

Windermere, England
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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, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Impressive lake and scenery, I stayed with my wife for a few days in Ambleside. We cruised lake Windermere twice, had a cup of tea on the boat very nice. It was very busy thousands of tourists everywhere we went. And the whole area is...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed yesterday

we booked buffet cruise saturday 12th august food was lovely and scenery amazing would book again band was really good

Thank 191jacqueline
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you don't like hot climates, then this is a perfect place to go, but pic a time of year with good weather as the mountains make their own.

Thank Doug L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited today and amazed how busy it was there. Buses full of people being dropped off, one after another. The whole pushing and avoiding people as we walked was a bit tedious at times. Parking was difficult as well, but we did go during the...More

1  Thank Lynnehw7050
Reviewed 2 days ago

I would recommend hiring your own rowing/ motor boat, the cruses look too packed, lack the romance and charm. Simply stunning, anywhere you look.

Thank Jessie J
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lake Windermere is gorgeous place to take your family to. Me and my husband took our 2 children and we have loved the place. There is a lot to do for children from play parks to bike rides and boat travel with national heritage places....More

Thank lpamm
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited on a busy day and it gets pretty hectic. Parking at a premium. Still the place is really quaint and the views beautiful. Great if you like outdoor sports and hiking.

1  Thank Beverley M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice lake very pretty with lots of facilities, nice drive around and plenty of walks - make sure you take the 50p pedestrain ferry to the othhr side from bowness ferry point - wel worth the trip

Thank swift314
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This offers a wow factor when it comes to the views and boat trip that you can go on. They can accommodate wheelchair users and you get a running commentary about what you can see and what is about the lake. A definite tourist sight...More

Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 6 days ago

we took the ferry across the lake and rode the path up the shore line - it was beautiful! It is also a walking path if you don't have bikes....

Thank Philippa N
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steve c
July 5, 2017|
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Response from Bryan M | Reviewed this property |
roughly £40-45 for a family ticket. good value in my opinion
lisa m
June 30, 2017|
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Response from colin b | Reviewed this property |
The best place to go with a wheelchair is around the lake at the Amberside end also at bowmess on the share line. You can also go on the steamers.
Adil C
January 5, 2017|
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Response from Christine M | Reviewed this property |
i would recomend the beatrix potter museum and a trip on the ferry