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Lake Windermere, Windermere

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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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  • One of the most beautiful and nice-to-visit areas in England. Busy and touristy for a reason. The whole area is nice, of course. 
  • Just got back from the Glencree hotel in windermere great breakfast very clean lovely position between windermere and bowness and Kim and Helen were lovely and helpfull great veiws from the hotel of t...  more »
  • Being february the weather was quite chilly and it was some snowy rain while we were taking a boat trip, but we still loved it. There were dark, angry coloured clouds on the sky for a while, it was so...  more »