visit windermere & bowness on windermere

  • Windermere
  • Bowness
  • Bowness
  • lake windermere

places to visit

Holehird Gardens


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

Windermere Lake Cruises, Bowness


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.

Lakes Leisure Windermere


Windermere Outdoor Adventure Centre is the perfect place to discover the Lake District on the lake itself. We're open seasonally from March - October 2014.


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

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.

Hawksmoor Guest House

VisitEngland 4 Star Guest HouseGuest House with 12 rooms, £84-£150 prpnb, Windermere

Victorian house with a large garden to the side, woodlands to the rear and a large private car park. All non-smoking. Free on site parking.

Kirkwood Guest House Lounge

VisitEngland 4 Star Guest HouseGuest House with 7 rooms, £33-£401 pppnb, Windermere

Kirkwood Guest House in the Lake District is ideally positioned for exploring The Lakes. Situated between the two bustling towns of Windermere and Bowness we are ten minutes walk to the start of both towns.

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
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.

Rockside Guest House

AA 4 Gold Star Guest HouseGuest House with 8 rooms, £32-£93 prpnb, Windermere

Rockside is a quirky 4-star quality guest house, located less than 2 minutes walk from the bus and train station. Rooms are all en suite, modern and individually styled. Friendly relaxed atmosphere and a home from home environment.

Oldfield House double room

Member of Cumbria TourismGuest House with 8 rooms, £33-£46 pppnb, Windermere

Oldfield House is where you can expect top quality accommodation, exceptional breakfasts and a very quiet location all within easy walking distance of Lake Windermere and the railway station.


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