visit windermere & bowness on windermere

  • Windermere
  • Bowness
  • Bowness
  • lake windermere

places to visit

The World of Beatrix Potter


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.

The Old Laundry Theatre


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.

Mountain Goat Holidays & Tours


Luxury guided full day and half day mini-coach tours of the Lake District.


about windermere and bowness

Windermere is the perfect Lakeland destination all year round. With the shores of the lake so close, you are never short of fantastic scenery or leisure activities. Several local viewpoints offer panoramic views of both the lake and more distant mountains.

Bowness-on-Windermere is one of the most popular holiday locations in the Lake District. With immediate access to the waters of Windermere, it is an excellent base for water activities, including boating and leisurely water attractions. As well as boat hire or family watersports. From the lake shoreline visitors can experience the lake by lake steamer or open-top bus.


Windermere Hotels & B&Bs

The Hideaway at Windermere

AA 4 Gold Star Guest AccommodationGuest Accommodation with 11 rooms, £80-£175 prpnb, Windermere

Located down a quiet country lane close to Windermere village. Personally owned by Richard & Lisa Gornall.

The Howbeck Guest House

AA 5 Gold Star Guest HouseGuest House with 11 rooms, £119-£259 prpnb, Windermere

For accommodation, The Howbeck Hotel, Windermere, Cumbria truly is a, once discovered, never forgotten, place to stay, a delightful Lake District retreat where the warmth and friendliness of its staff is always apparent.

Fellview Guest House

Quality Cumbria AssessedGuest Accommodation - Room Only with 4 rooms, £30 pppn, Bowness-on-Windermere

Fellview is ideally situated in a quiet residential area just a few minutes stroll from the centre of Bowness and the shore of lake Windermere. Room only rate from £25.00 pppn - £35.00 Tariff is according to season and duration of stay.

4 nights for the price of 3
Millbeck Guest House

Fair BookingGuest Accommodation with 3 rooms, £33-£55 pppnb, Windermere

A traditional Lakeland stone property offering quality accommodation. A central base to Windermere, Bowness and the Lakes. Perfect for sightseeing. walking, shopping or just relaxing.

Green Gables

AA 3 Star Guest HouseGuest House with 7 rooms, £24-£75 pppnb, Windermere

Facing Elleray Gardens, Green Gables is a family owned and run guest house offering great value B&B accommodation and has seen many guests return.

Brook House

VisitEngland 3 Star Guest HouseGuest House with 5 rooms, £80 prpnb, Windermere

Welcome to Brook House - A Lakeland stone Victorian guest house built in 1892. Offering Bed & freshly cooked breakfast from our varied menu.

Ashleigh Guest House

VisitEngland 4 Star Guest HouseGuest House with 5 rooms, £27-£41 pppnb, Windermere

Ashleigh Guest House is a traditional Lakeland stone Victorian House offering lovingly restored beautiful interiors creating a traditional English homely atmosphere. Car parking at the rear. TV and DVD available in all rooms.


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