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.
Lake Windermere Tours
Winter Ten Lakes Spectacular Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $39
Duration: 8 hours
Afternoon Half Day Tour visiting 8 Lakes and magnificent scenery BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $66
Duration: 4 hours 45 minutes
Lake Windermere Reviews
Beautiful place to visit - highly recommend! Spent an hour here looking around the town on the way to Ambleside. more »
I'm sure the lake is beautiful when conditions are right unfortunately we had one of those rainy days. We took a boat to Ambleside and back but were wet through. Will try again when weather is better more »
Although cold as it was winter time the serenity of the place was so worth wrapping up for , old rural style shops close by also a lot of hills but great for strengthening the legs.. recommend a holiday you'll love it.
If given chance to settle in UK I gonna settle here... Beautiful colours in Autumn. Calm, quite and great place to relax. Nice for hikes and trails
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