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Lake Windermere, Windermere

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Must see · Water Body · Nature / Park
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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  • Very pretty place and love all the swans and geese but to touristy, felt ripped off with prices. £4.50 to park for 30 minute stay. Very crowded with no social distancing or mask wearing. Town mostly.....  more »
  • Really Beautiful Place. We have been here at least 5 times. We will keep coming back. Englands hidden gem. Wonderful place to visit. Especially Spring and Summer  more »
  • Beautiful lake. A place where swimmers love diving in.
  • View from the lake in the sunshine nice.

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