visit windermere & bowness on windermere

  • Windermere
  • Bowness
  • Bowness
  • lake windermere

places to visit

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.

Mountain Goat Holidays & Tours


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

Total Adventure


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


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

Millbeck Guest House

Fair BookingGuest Accommodation with 3 rooms, £35-£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.

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.

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
Oakfold House

VisitEngland 4 Star Bed & BreakfastBed & Breakfast with 8 rooms, £40-£152 prpn, Bowness-on-Windermere

Beautiful, award-winning Victorian guest house with many original features situated within a few minutes walk of lake Windermere and amenities of Bowness. Lovely garden and private car park. Non smoking. Free wi-fi use.

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.


Quality Cumbria AssessedGuest House with 9 rooms, £4-£70 pppnb, Windermere

Rosemount is an elegant, Lakeland stone house built in 1884. We have a friendly atmosphere, our beds are crisp and comfortable and our full English breakfasts are extremely tasty particularly the sausages!

The Hideaway at Windermere

AA 4 Gold Star Guest AccommodationGuest Accommodation with 11 rooms, £80-£325 prpnb, Windermere

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


where to stay

|Do you want to|