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fireworks on NYE
Posted: 2 weeks 5 days ago
New Year’s Eve is one of the most highly anticipated days of the year, so making the most of the day, and of course night, is vital. Making the most of the evening, surrounded by friends and family is what New Years’ is all about, so doing this in the incredible Lake District is something that you should definitely consider this year. We take a look at why you should consider celebrating this year’s New Year in the stunning surroundings of the Lake District, from a chilled day to an action packed night of food, drink and good vibes. New Year Eateries... continue reading
christmas scenery
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago
There is nowhere quite like the Lake District in the winter, with some of the most stunning views in the UK on offer and a crisp chill in the air; the Lakes really do have a whole lot to offer during the festive period. From winter walks to a whole host of events and local activities, the Lakes are bustling with things to do on a chilly winter’s day. We take a closer look at some of the events going on around the Lake District throughout the festive period, as well as some of the activities you will probably want to take part in during your stay in the Lakes.... continue reading
family lakes
Posted: 1 month 4 weeks ago
It might still be summer, but you’re probably thinking about getting the kids ready to go back to school (new uniforms, finding P.E. kits, racking your brain for where the lunch boxes went), but perhaps you should also be thinking about how to spend your half-term together as a family. There are plenty of reasons why you and your family would love to stay with us in Windermere this autumn, read on to find out why. When Is the Half-Term? October half-term in 2019 is around Monday 21st October to Friday 25th October (back to school on Monday 28th October), but this... continue reading
cows in field
Posted: 2 months 4 days ago
When you visit Windermere in the Lake District, you might be looking for a restful spa-holiday with luxury accommodation, good food and perhaps some relaxing walks along the lake front. We can offer all that and more; the Lake District is jam packed with great events for you to attend, should you want to explore. In this article, we take a closer look at everything the Westmorland County Show has to offer. When and Where Taking place this year on Thursday 12th September, the Westmorland County Show can promise you the best of Northern livestock with plenty of cattle,... continue reading
Windermere cruise
Posted: 2 months 2 weeks ago
When planning your visit to the Lake District, it can be difficult to know exactly what activities you need to do and the sights you need to see. Thankfully, the team here at Windermere Marina Village have plenty of experience when it comes to the Lake District, so we have put together a bucket list of the 7 activities you simply must do during your visit to the Lake District. A Lake Windermere Cruise There is nothing quite like cruising along Lake Windermere on a warm summer’s day, so it’s no surprise that enjoying a Windermere lake cruise is one of the most... continue reading
Posted: 2 months 3 weeks ago
With the changing colours of the leaves illuminating the landscape in vivid hues of red and brown, the Lake District is never more breath-taking than during the Autumn months – making it the perfect time to get out and explore one of the many walking routes available. In this article, we will highlight six of our favourite Lake District trails to experience if you’re visiting the Lakes in September or October – providing any helpful information that will make your day run smoothly. ROUTE 1 - Ambleside to Grasmere The first route on our list is the... continue reading
autumn leaves
Posted: 2 months 3 weeks ago
We might be in the heat of Summer now but come Autumn you might find yourself dreaming of returning to the Lake District. As the ancient trees turn from green to red, orange and gold, there is nowhere we would rather be than here in Windermere. In this article, we’re telling you about everything that you can enjoy during an Autumn break in our luxury self catering accommodation in Windermere, as a couple or with the family. Term-Time Romance The kids are back in school, which means smaller, much quieter crowds – the perfect chance for a romantic getaway when... continue reading
summer cruise windermere
Posted: 3 months 2 weeks ago
A stay in Windermere just wouldn’t be complete without taking the time to head out on the lake itself as the beauty and serenity Lake Windermere offers is like nothing else you are likely to have seen before. Here at Windermere Marina Village, we know the best ways to spend an evening on Lake Windermere, and in this article, we will share with you a plan centred around enjoying an evening cruise that the whole family is sure to enjoy. What Is a Summer Evening Buffet Cruise? The evening buffet cruises are run yearly by the prestigious Windermere Lake Cruises in... continue reading