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Places to eat and drink on Windermere
Posted: 1 year 10 months ago
Wateredge Inn When it comes to eating delicious fresh food that has been locally sourced, you will definitely want to make time to stop at the Wateredge Inn. Boasting some of the best views of the lake, you can take in the sights while sampling something from their fantastic menu, which includes dishes such as homemade pie and fish ‘n’ chips. It also includes a good selection of vegetarian meals to cater to a range of appetites. The menu is constantly updated to reflect the season, so you are guaranteed to find something new to try each time you visit.... continue reading
Posted: 1 year 11 months ago
If you live in an urban area, you’ll rarely have the opportunity to enjoy dazzling starry displays, as light pollution affects your visibility. But the wide-open, dark skies of the Lake District National Park offer truly incredible vistas and stunning displays of the major constellations, magical shooting stars, and enchanting, shimmering nebulas. There are two sites in the Lake District, both of which have been awarded Dark Sky Discovery status, making the Lakes the picture-perfect place to go for stargazing, all year-round. Here are some of the best stargazing... continue reading
happy romantic couple
Posted: 1 year 12 months ago
Bowness-on-Windermere offers plenty of romantic things to do for couples, from enjoying a meal in a romantic setting to enjoying a cruise on the tranquil waters of Lake Windermere. Whether you are an active couple looking for a challenging walk, or a couple looking for a quiet getaway together, the Lake District has the perfect offering for you. In this article, we describe some of the sights and places that you simply need to visit during your stay. We will be looking at heart-warmingly beautiful mountain ranges, dining in style on Lake Windermere and sumptuous... continue reading
lake district scenery
Posted: 2 years 1 month ago
February’s half term is fast approaching, and that means that you’re probably in search of activities and places to visit for you and your children. The Lake District is the perfect place to bring your family throughout the year, but there is something about the winter months which make the National Park a genuinely special place to visit. In this article, we take a closer look at what families should consider doing during their visit to the Lake District in the February half term, giving a few of our suggestions on the best places to take your kids across the... continue reading
lake district scenery
Posted: 2 years 1 month ago
The Lake District provides the ideal location for families looking to spend some quality time together away from home. As well as spectacular scenery, there are innumerable activities and attractions to suit all ages and inclinations, so that no matter the weather, families can be certain to enjoy a great holiday. The region offers a wealth of walking routes. Visitors can climb mountains, amble alongside lakes, or stroll across finely manicured lawns. There are water sports, cycle routes, pony treks, as well as other more exciting outdoor activities, or more sedentary... continue reading
Lake District Scenery
Posted: 2 years 2 months ago
There are so many things to see and do in the Lake District, so we thought we would put together a handy A-Z guide of all the things you should definitely take advantage of during your visit to the Lakes. A – Alfred Wainwright Alfred Wainwright devoted his life to mapping the Lake District after moving into the area. Over the course of his life, he wrote seven guidebooks, documenting some of the best walks in the area. There are 214 ‘Wainwright Walks’ in the Lake District, where walkers are encouraged to reach the very peak of each fell.  B... continue reading
Posted: 2 years 3 months ago
Alfred Wainwright, like most of us visiting the Lake District, was an avid walker – but he was also the author and illustrator of multiple guidebooks detailing 214 of the best walks in Cumbria. His love of the Lakes began right here in Windermere, aged 23, and continued until his death over half a century later. We’re choosing the best walks available on foot and by car from our accommodation. We have a range of walks with varying levels of difficulty and distance so we’re sure that you’ll find one that you’ll love. 1 - Orrest Head Orrest... continue reading
train windermere
Posted: 2 years 3 months ago
When booking a holiday, each and every one of us hopes for great weather throughout the duration of our stay. Unfortunately, good weather isn’t that easy to come by in the UK, and even when we jet off abroad there is no guarantee the sun will always shine! That’s why it’s a fantastic idea to always plan for a rainy day, no matter where you are visiting during your holiday. A rainy day shouldn’t deter your family from having a fantastic time during their stay in the Lake District, and in this article, the team at Windermere Marina Village take a... continue reading