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family lakes
Posted: 6 days 19 hours 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: 1 week 5 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: 3 weeks 5 days 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: 1 month 19 hours 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: 1 month 19 hours 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: 1 month 3 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
happy family
Posted: 2 months 6 days ago
Windermere is an exuberant village full of activities to be enjoyed by the whole family. Once you have booked your luxury self-catering accommodation in the Lake District, all that’s left to do is put your feet up and look forward to the entertainment and fun times that await you. Read on to find out more about some of the very best family activities you can take part in this summer during your visit to the Lake District. Beatrix Potter Attractions Every young child loves Beatrix Potter and, a bit like Disneyland, The World of Beatrix Potter has the power to even... continue reading
bikes and a lake
Posted: 2 months 1 week ago
The Lake District is the perfect place to go for a healthy holiday because there are hundreds of activities in varying environments for you to enjoy. You could try out a kayak on Lake Windermere, go for a hike in the picturesque peaks of Langdale or you could a rent a bicycle and experience the Lake District like never before. In this article, we talk about some of the best routes in the Lake District for anyone looking to get out on their bikes during their stay. ROUTE 1 - Windermere to Staveley The route from Windermere to Staveley is a long one but it’s also... continue reading