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Lake Windermere

Windermere, England
0139443360
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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.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat trip” (249 reviews)
“steamers” (68 reviews)
LOCATION
Windermere, England
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0139443360
Ways to Experience Lake Windermere
US$41 per adult
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US$62 per adult
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"boat trip"
in 249 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 114 reviews
"steamers"
in 68 reviews
"steam train"
in 62 reviews
"lovely place to visit"
in 34 reviews
"sunny day"
in 37 reviews
"car park"
in 47 reviews
"boats"
in 271 reviews
"trips"
in 252 reviews
"aquarium"
in 58 reviews
"weather"
in 269 reviews
"walks"
in 230 reviews
"ducks"
in 33 reviews
"tourists"
in 118 reviews
"pubs"
in 73 reviews
"england"
in 97 reviews
"shore"
in 88 reviews
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Reviewed today

I recently stayed 4 nights in Bowness. It was my first trip to Windermere and I was looking forward to long walks in the peace and quiet. Have to say that I was a little disappointed. You can't deny the beauty of the area and...More

Thank Antoinette78
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a spectacular place, so much to see and do around the lake, loved visiting Brockhole, Bowness and Ambleside. Kids loved swimming in the lake and kayaking across the lake, gorgeous weather all week made it extra special.

Thank Nicky L
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is one of favourite places in the world. Words can’t describe how pretty it is. We found a little quiet spot, my partner went swimming in there. Next time we will be prepared and take towels and a picnic or a bbq. Could easily...More

Thank leanne g
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Reviewed yesterday

We were exploring this in our motorhome and it was very difficult to find any parking, but what we saw was beautiful

Thank sharkey123333
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A really nice lake to visit and there is lots to do on it, including cruising up the lake or doing water sports in it. Stunning scenery and is a definite lake to visit if you are going to the lake district.

Thank Ben I
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you are in the area then you really should take time to visit the town's around Lake Windermere. Very popular on the July off-season Friday we visited.

Thank TheSnakebite
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went for a cruise, but the heavans opened. For us the first rain for 50 days. The crew just ushered us on board with the minimum of fuss and got on with it. A slow cruise to Lakeside. There the guys explained that the...More

Thank James B
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We bought the lake tour ticket which gives you three boat trips on different parts of the lake. The yellow line takes you to the steam train ride and it was very busy. The red line is nowhere near as busy and takes you the...More

Thank Debbie A
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We did the 45 minute island cruise which was peaceful & relaxing. Interesting & informative commentary

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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you fancy a long walk close to the Lake then I recommend this. You can buy a walkers ticket at the Pier booths which is £11.30 for adults, £6.50 for children and £31.60 for a family (these prices were correct at July 2018). We...More

Thank Karen P
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Sharon Joseph B
January 1, 2018|
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Response from AV H | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Mark B. However please be aware that Windermere Town And Station are 1- 1.5 miles from Lake Windermere. The nearest access point on the Lake to the station is Bowness on Windermere.
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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
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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.
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