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A good mix of businesses

Windermere town centre has most of what you'd need and if you want to browse the shops, there's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RazzyBthefirst
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Shopping / walking

We visited this place and drove through it a few times since we have been here and me and the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
robster975
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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Once a Roman road linking some of England’s major forts, visitors can take scenic hiking trips along the route to soak up the scenic beauty and history of England’s Lake District.
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5 High Street, Windermere LA23 1AF, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very little of interest. Basic shops with very little of any interest. most of the good restaurants were closed as it was a Momday.

Thank Theenglishcritic
Reviewed 1 week ago

Full of lovely shops, resturants, gift shops and cafes, a real treat to wander round in the good weather, I suspect not so much fun when it rains, which it can in Lakeland.

1  Thank Kimbageno1811
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Windermere town centre has most of what you'd need and if you want to browse the shops, there's normally street parking available for an hour. All the usual shops are there, Boots, WH Smith etc. a good hardware store, gift shops and a number of...More

2  Thank RazzyBthefirst
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this place and drove through it a few times since we have been here and me and the misses think it’s a brilliant small village with excellent views. We are use to the concrete jungles round us and this place feels so peaceful...More

1  Thank robster975
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

This busy little street descends steeply to the shores of Windermere and visitors will find a variety of gift and clothing shops, restaurants and cafes.

1  Thank Howi58
Reviewed April 21, 2018

Windermere is only small so its doesnt take long to visit its shops . Many privately owned which makes a nice change from the large multiples elsewhere

Thank Alan W
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

I visited the village early in the morning , it was lovely and quiet . It’s a interesting place of some small independent shops. The architect is also interesting , a lovely village of a lot of traditionally constructed cottages, very picturesque. I would re...More

Thank gothicwax
Reviewed March 29, 2018

I found Windermere high street very good there are plenty of shops plenty of places to eat the bus station very close also the train next to bus station over all a very nice high street

1  Thank edwardchappell65
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Some lovely interesting shops up & down the high street. Some excellent places for a coffee & or lunch & or dinner. You can park on the road if your lucky enough to find a space, there are some car parks but expect to pay...More

1  Thank simon m
Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

We stopped off here to look for a ‘public convenience’ (😬) and decided to have a coffee and cake at The Sugar&Spice Cafe and Bistro (please feel free to read my review of this wonderful place). When fully refreshed we wandered around the high street...More

Thank Karole S
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Mick W
April 18, 2018|
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Response from Howi58 | Reviewed this property |
Parking in or around the actual street is never easy. Better to drive through the town to the Lakeside where there are a couple of bigger car parks and walk back.
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bhavyful
July 7, 2016|
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Response from Sabiha H | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a Trespass shop on lake road in Windermere and I am sure there are several other outdoors supplies shops in the area as there are so many activities carried out in the areas
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