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Lake Windermere

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Address: Windermere, England
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More than ten miles in length, Windermere is England's largest lake that...

More than ten miles in length, Windermere is England's largest lake that offers a wide variety of summer recreation including cruises, fishing, boating, sailing and scuba diving.

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Delightful, relaxing and fun. A lovely place in the world to enjoy. Lovely walks to enjoy with the dog.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathryn P
North Yorkshire
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North Yorkshire
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Delightful, relaxing and fun. A lovely place in the world to enjoy. Lovely walks to enjoy with the dog.

Thank Kathryn P
Lahore, Pakistan
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have spent quite a few mornings at Windermere and every time I found it different and new. A beautiful place to be and offers great walks around its hills.

Thank ZillNiazi
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to escape from the city and calm yourself down. Try to do some research on bus schedule or you will lose lots of time waiting for buses and ferry.

Thank 沛怡 朱
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fabulous part of the country to visit and some breathtaking scenery to see. Great walks and views.

Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has got to be the most beautiful part of the UK. The whole area of the Lake District is full of historical and modern attractions. There is something to do in the dry and wet weather. (it doesn't rain as much as is believed) The choice of Hotels, B&Bs and restaurants is also a big plus for coming here.

Thank DaveandGila
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a mini-break to the lakes during the Easter Holidays and decided to make Windermere our first stop before we checked into our accommodation. When we were within 5 miles of Bowness it was quite clear that most of the traffic was headed there too! We followed the signs for parking and luckily just as we entered the car... More 

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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Lake District is absolutely beautiful and is a MUST to visit experience and explore As well as this is Kirkstone Pass Inn Ambleside Grasmere Hawksehead Dent All amazing just like Windermere :) The weather has been both good and bad but never took away from me how amazing this place is The lake is beautiful and try and get... More 

Thank John P
Newton Aryncliffe
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place. Lots of lovely bars and restaurants. The Archway Guest house is also fab place to stay

Thank M A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Travelled from stoke spent the Saturday riding around this lovely area on our motorbike stopped at a superb bed&breakfast walked to bowness for a walk around the shops and lake sure absolutely fantastic

Thank Dean R
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From Coniston we drove to Newby Bridge at the south end of Windermere lake and drove up all the way to Ambleside on a rainy day. It is the largest lake in the Lake District and probably the largest natural lake in England. Too bad it was raining from time to time but this did not deter us from enjoying... More 

Thank Maitheng

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