In some ways the archetypically British setting, Lake Windermere sits charmingly in a shallow, lush valley of rolling hills, bushy trees, and manicured fields. This is the largest natural lake in England. It provides an iconic slice of countryside life in Great Britain with its laid-back, picturesque tranquility and unpretentious beauty. The lake has a surface area of 14.7 sq km (5.7 sq mi). Put Lake Windermere and other Windermere attractions into our Windermere trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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We stayed in Windermere so popped to the lake a few times for a walk. Lovely views even from higher up on the roads where you get a better vantage point. The only thing we missed out on doing was... more »
This is a place we have visited countless times over the years but it never ceases to amaze. This latest visit was brilliant as we were there for two nights and saw complete contrasts. Day one was..... more »
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