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Lake Windermere, Windermere
(4.6/5 based on 2,400+ reviews on the web)
In some ways the archetypically British setting, Lake Windermere sits charmingly in a shallow, lush valley of rolling hills, bushy trees, and manicured fields. This is the largest natural lake in England. It provides an iconic slice of countryside life in Great Britain with its laid-back, picturesque tranquility and unpretentious beauty. The lake has a surface area of 14.7 sq km (5.7 sq mi). By using our Windermere family vacation planner, you can arrange your visit to Lake Windermere and other attractions in Windermere.
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  • This is a beautiful place to visit. We came to the lake from the side of Windermere town and walked down a small path that had a waterfall running alongside it. There were lots of people out and about...  more »
  • I visited here this summer with family and loved it! Swimming in the fresh water was fabulous. Although I would recommend getting some swimming shoes so walking in on the slippy rocks isn't as hard......  more »
  • Beautiful lake and truly stunning place. Took a boat trip and stayed up deck, would recommend to anyone to do so even though it was freezing! The view is truly stunning.