Windermere is a large lake in Cumbria’s Lake District National Park, northwest England. It’s surrounded by mountain peaks and villages, including Bowness-on-Windermere, where The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction has modern displays on the children’s writer. In the north, trails lead to Orrest Head, a hill with views across the lake and the fells beyond, and Holehird Gardens, with their alpines, heathers and shrubs.
Rayrigg Rd, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere LA23 1BN
Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories
Windermere Jetty: Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories is a museum on the eastern shore of Windermere between Bowness-on-Windermere and the town of Windermere in Cumbria, England. It reopened in March 2019 after 12 years' closure and redevelopment work.
Promenade, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere LA23 3HQ
Windermere Lake Cruises
Have the perfect day out with a Windermere Lake Cruise.
No matter where you start your journey, be it Ambleside, Bowness, Brockhole or Lakeside Pier, you’ll be treated to stunning views of mountain scenery, secluded bays and the many wooded islands.
Windermere, LA23 3NE
Brant Fell Viewpoint
Brant Fell overlooks the town of Bowness-on-Windermere, which is often referred to as just Bowness or Windermere. The way to the fell is quite steep and can get a bit muddy but on a clear day the views from the top are certainly worth it though.
Glebe Park Cabin, Glebe Rd, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HE
Better Glebe Park
Glebe Park is situated on the shores of Lake Windermere in the picturesque town of Bowness. Great outdoor activities for are on offer including crazy golf, 9 hole mini golf / pitch and putt course 9 hole foot golf course, a chipping range and 3 tennis courts. All equipment is available for hire, with outdoor seating and picnic tables available for spectators. Open throughout the summer season.
Lake Rd, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere LA23 3BJ
Modernised 3-screen cinema in an Art Deco-era building with period auditorium and Wurlitzer organ.