Awesome things to do in Windermere
Regardless of if you visit in the spring, summer, autumn or winter, you will always find a vast range of awesome things to do in Windermere. There is also a wide choice of luxurious spa suites in Windermere.
Boat trips on Windermere
No trip to Windermere is complete without hiring a boat to explore the famous lake, or by taking advantage of one of the many boat trips available most of the year. You can either cruise directly across the river, or stop off at some of the attractions between Bowness, Ambleside or Lakeside. The Beatrix Potter Attraction at Bowness provides a great day out for the kids, and the Lakes Aquarium at Lakeside is also a popular place to visit.
Walks around Windermere
Whether you want to enjoy challenging walks around Windermere, or a gentle stroll around the shoreline, you will find plenty of trails around this famous lake. One of the favourite Windermere walks is up to Orrest Head, which offers magnificent views over open countryside. The Bowness Bay Walk is also ideal for visitors who want a stroll around the busy village, with its wide variety of restaurants, pubs and shops. If you carry on down Lake Road, you will come to the Bowness Bay boat trips and steamers, which will transport you across Windermere.
The Windermere Waterfalls
The Windermere waterfalls can be accessed on foot. Walk down Rayrigg Road in Windermere, and you will pass the Millerground Waterfalls, which are a popular attraction for visitors. If you are visiting the Lakes, take your time to explore some of the more ‘off the beaten track’ attractions which are much less crowded – even in summer.
Cafés and pubs in Windermere
Windermere is home to some of the best cafés and pubs in England, and most are kid-friendly. Sample some typical Cumbrian food during your stay, and you will be pleasantly surprised by the prices. For good home-baking, try some of the local cafés, inns and country pubs to choose from in Windermere and Bowness. Some of the best cafés and pubs in and around Windermere include: The John Peel Inn at Bowness, Monties Café in Bowness, The Village Inn at Bowness or, if you fancy eating on the move, try the delicious sandwiches from Bowness Butties. Jerichos in Windermere is well worth a visit.
Windermere offers so much for all ages. If you are planning visit, take a walk around the lake, stop for refreshments in Bowness Bay or sample some of the real ales in a host of country pubs at the waterside.
Whether you are visiting for the first time or a regular visitor, you will always find awesome things to do in Windermere. This beautiful part of England also offers visitors some of the most luxurious spa suites in the region.