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“Fantastic area to visit”
Review of Lake Windermere

Lake Windermere
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Weekly Walking Tour in The Lake District from Windermere
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Owner description: 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.
Gillingham, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Fantastic area to visit”
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Had a week in the Lake District staying at Bowness. Lovely town and also visited Ambleside, Coniston, Grasmere, Kendal, Keswick. All were very nice with Grasmere and Keswick being our favourites.

Great area if you like walking or cycling and the outdoors. Usually go abroad and first summer holiday in UK for many years, really enjoyed it and would go back again.

Visited June 2014
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Worthing, England, United Kingdom
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“"Stunning"”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

I've travelled all over in the past but nothing beats the Lake District scenery. Lake Windermere and the surrounding countryside is absolutely stunning. I recommend you visit.

Visited October 2013
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shrewsbury
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“Beautiful views”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Went on a cruise from Bowness to Ambleside which were both very nice. The views from the boat were stunning.

Visited June 2014
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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“Stunning Sceenery”
Reviewed 30 June 2014

We were so lucky with the weather, sunny and warm. We got a ticket and took the steam train up to the lake, then a 'free4dom of the lake' ticket', allowing us to hop on/hop off. Stopped at the fish and chip shop at Bowness for lunch, very nice piece of haddock. The boats were nice and clean, but very basic. The parking at the railway station was the cheapest in the area, otherwise parking is expensive.

Visited June 2014
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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“Heaven on earth”
Reviewed 30 June 2014

England is truly beautiful. Windermere is a nature lovers paradise. There is loads to do for everyone. While we stuck to more walking around the lake, there are several other kinds of options too. A walk along the lake to Wray Castle is a must do. The ferry from Windermere takes you to the other side of the lake, where you can begin your trek. The town of Bowness is bustling little village. There are so many wonderful little shops, selling all kinds of knick knacks.
The drive around the lake to Ambleside and back to Bowness is very picturesque.WIndermere is truly worth a visit and truly worth going back.

Visited June 2014
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