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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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3 days in Windermere BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, teens, popular PREFERENCES: June, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM QATAR July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 22 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in London, Edinburgh & Windermere BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Windermere & Ambleside BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in England BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in England BY A USER FROM SERBIA May, romantic, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: May, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 3 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, kids, popular PREFERENCES: May, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
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  • A lake cruise is always a pleasant and genteel way to while away an hour or two; catch up on your e-mails, who has unfollowed you recently on Twitter, etc. while sipping coffee or a local ale. In addi...  more »
  • We enjoyed a lovely trip on the Lake from Ambleside to Bowness. This is a lovely relaxing and interesting trip. We took our binoculars with us and saw some lovely birds too.  more »
  • Probably the most visited lake, with everything Lakeland in the town. Walking down to Bowness on Windermere from the hotel is perhaps the best way to start your day. There are many little shops sellin...  more »