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Lake District Scenery
Posted: 1 week 1 day 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: 3 weeks 1 day 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: 3 weeks 6 days 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
fireworks on NYE
Posted: 1 month 2 weeks 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: 2 months 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: 2 months 3 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: 3 months 2 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 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