Lake Windermere – England’s Largest Lake

Lake Windermere – England’s Largest Lake

England’s largest lake and its surrounding area offer a whole new world waiting to be explored. In fact, while staying near Lake Windermere you will be surrounded by lots of things to do.

The area is loaded with countless things to do. Get on the water, cruise on the tranquil lakes, walk on the breath-taking routes, try cycling, witness mind-blowing events and be ready for the breath-taking views.

Pack your bags if you are planning to visit the stunning Lake District National Park and book into a Windermere spa hotel to make the most of your stay.

If you are visiting Windermere for short period of time, make the most of your trip by visiting:

Wray Castle

This outstanding mock-Gothic castle on the shores of Lake Windermere boasts informal grounds, towers, turrets and even the Peter Rabbit Adventure. It is not like any other traditional National Trust house, most of the rooms are empty and you are free to roam around and explore behind the scenes and picnic on the lawns. It is truly a magical attraction where the whole family can join in the fun. Wray castle is a must-visit spot, irrespective of weather.

Lake District Visitor Centre, Brockhole

Visiting the Lake District Visitor Centre is a great place to start your Lake District adventure. You will find plenty of interesting information and also enjoy mountain and lake views. Soar through the sky on a treetop adventure, book mini golf, hire a boat, relax in the café, feast on the best local food, explore gardens and above all know the real meaning of fun. Refer to the Brockhole events calendar for information on many exciting events taking place all year around. We advise you to arrive by ferry or on foot or bike as the car park is expensive.

Fell Foot Park, Lakeside

Fell Foot Park combines some of the best Lakes attractions including the steam railway, motor museum and aquarium, the southern end of the lake, famously known as Lakeside is an ideal destination for a wonderful day-out. Take a ferry from here to Fell Foot Park, where picturesque gardens and lawns greet you. Enjoy a boat ride or a picnic at the water’s edge.

Blackwell, the Arts and Crafts House

Dotted with a vast range of grand houses, former private homes for wealthy Victorian industrialists and fancy lakeside eateries, Bowness is one of the most attractive places to stay in the Lakes.

Why not stay in a spa hotel in Bowness to make the most of your stay?

Blackwell- is open to public. It is the work of renowned Mackay Hugh Baillie Scott offering terrace café, art exhibitions and daily house tours that are well-worth booking.


A busy lakeside village where wandering tourists, cruises, ferry boats and rapacious ducks are in abundance. Stroll along the water’s edge and relax in one of the many vibrant restaurants and bars. Nearby Ambleside is also worth a visit with a wide choice of cafes, a waterfall walk, shops to buy outdoor gear and a plenty to explore.

Where to stay near England’s Largest Lake

If you are planning to explore the Lake District, why not base yourself in a Windermere spa hotel with hot tub suites to make the most of your stay?

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