Tranquil Lake Windermere


On the shore of Windermere lies the bustling town of Bowness-on-Windermere, an extremely popular tourist town with its splendid Victorian hotels overlooking the lake, where visitors flock to sail, take in the atmosphere or participate in the many water sports on offer. 

The town centre is a fascinating maze of narrow streets with many shops and houses intermingled with historic buildings and places of interest. Boat trips can be enjoyed from Bowness Pier to Lakeside Pier offering tourists a relaxing way to take in the sights and sounds of this fascinating area and visit local towns along the way. 

A visit to The World of Beatrix Potter in the heart of the town brings the magical characters of the children's...

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Dales Way Footpath

Bowness-on-Windermere, South Lakes

Dales Way is a well routed long distance footpath which encompasses the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. 80 miles long and with numerous stopping places in the most wonderful locations, it...

Black Well Art, Crafts House & Tea Room

Bowness-on-Windermere, Central Lakes

Historic Blackwell Art and Craft House is a world renowned gallery and museum set amongst the spectacular scenery of the Lake District. Filled with wonderful architecture, works of art and hand...

The Old Laundry Theatre

Bowness-on-Windermere, Central Lakes

The Old Laundry Theatre is an original experience, based in Bowness-on-Windermere. The full programme of events runs from August to September and is housed alongside The Old Laundry Bistro, where...

Lakes Aquarium

Newby Bridge, Bowness-on-Windermere, South Lakes

Lakes Aquarium is an exciting place to visit for all age groups. Discover a diverse range of aquatic animals and mammals from the far reaches of the world. From local sea life to exotic species, they...

The World of Beatrix Potter

Bowness-on-Windermere, South Lakes

The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction in Bowness-on-Windermere is a superb visitor-centre for all the family. Explore the magical World of Beatrix Potter where the 23 enchanting stories are...

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