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Windermere Lake Cruises, Bowness
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The Promenade, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3HQ

Windermere Lake Cruises offer more than a ferry service. We hold private charters, lunch cruises, buffet cruises, corporate hospitality, public sailings and group travel. Steamers and launches sail daily throughout the year from Bowness.

 
 
Windermere Lake Cruises, Waterhead
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Waterhead Pier, Waterhead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0EY

Windermere Lake Cruises offer more than just a ferry service. We hold private charters, lunch cruises, buffet cruises, corporate hospitality, public sailings, group travel.Steamers and launches sail daily throughout the year from Waterhead.

 
 
Holehird Gardens

Patterdale Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1NP

Superb Lakeland setting for 17-acre hillside garden. Registered Charity No 259847. Limited disabled access. Groups by appointment.

 
 
Brockhole - Lake District Visitor Centre

Brockhole, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ

Visitor centre with interactive exhibitions, Mawson gardens, adventure playground, shop and information centre. Lakeshore access for all.

 
 
Blackwell, The Arts & Craft House
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Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3JT

Blackwell is one of Britain's finest and most important houses from the turn of the last century, situated in a stunning setting overlooking lake Windermere.

 
 
Grizedale Go Ape

Grizedale Forest Visitor Centre, Grizedale Forest, Hawkshead, Cumbria, LA22 0QJ

Take to the trees and tackle an exhilarating course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and zip slides high above the forest floor. A great experience to share with friends and family, providing lots of thrills and laughs.

 
 
The World of Beatrix Potter
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The Old Laundry, Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3BX

A magical indoor attraction that brings to life all 23 Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit tales. Meet all your favourite characters and find out more about Beatrix Potter herself.

 
 
Joint Adventures
Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

Brocklebank Ground House, Torver, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8BS

We are a mobile outdoor adventure company based in The Lake District. We operate all over The Lake District and can even collect you from where you are staying.

 
 
Wray Castle
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Low Wray, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0JA

A Victorian mock-gothic Castle, on the western shore of Lake Windermere. Empty of original furniture, guided tours, children's activities, café, grounds extending to the lake.

 
 
Total Adventure
Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

The Boathouse, Ferry Nab Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3JH

Total adventure is an outdoor activity provider with facilities on the shores of Windermere.

 
 
Icicle Mountaineering

11a Church Street, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AQ

Icicle has an office and shop in Windermere, from where they operate their mountain activities and guided walks.

 
 
Windermere Golf Club
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Cleabarrow, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3NB

An 18-hole, parkland golf course in the heart of the Lake District.

 
 
Windermere Lake Cruises, Lakeside
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Lakeside Pier Visitor Centre, Newby Bridge, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8AS

Steamers and launches sail daily between Ambleside, Bowness and Lakeside. Additional summer routes. Timetabled services.

 
 
Brantwood, Home of John Ruskin
Historic Houses Association Member

Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD

Brantwood, the former home of eminent Victorian John Ruskin and a treasure house of art and memorabilia. The 250-acre estate comprises 8 unique gardens, ancient woodland, high moors and meadows.

 
 
Hawkshead Trout Farm

The Boathouse, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0QF

Esthwaite Water is a first class, well managed Trout fishery. It is a beautiful natural 280 acre water situated in the heart of the English Lake District with excellent facilities for boat or bank fishing.

 
 
Bluebird Tours

Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8EH

Hop on board our daily minibus tours - a great, green way to see the Lake District. Join us for an informal, informative sightseeing tour in our hybrid powered minibus or book us for a bespoke tour, group transfers or local collection.

 
 
The Old Laundry Theatre

Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3BX

The Old Laundry Theatre is situated in Bowness-on-Windermere in the heart of the Lake District. Our lively annual season of music, theatre, comedy and film starts in August and usually finishes in December.

 
 
Treetop Trek
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Brockhole - Lake District Visitor Centre, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ

35 exciting treetop challenges designed to enable you to swing, climb, balance and fly your way through the ancient woodland canopy whilst discovering views previously reserved for the squirrels and bats!