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Posted: 10 hours 39 min ago
The Lake District is frequently referred to as one of the most stunning areas of natural beauty in the country. From its rolling hills to its tranquil lakes, meres and waters, it is no surprise that so many choose to return to the Lake District throughout the year. From the summer months, where recent temperatures have been the highest recorded in the country, to the winter months, during which the white-topped mountains create a landscape that is simply bewitching, the area makes a brilliant destination for both short trips or longer stays. Throughout July, the area is... continue reading
Posted: 2 weeks 6 days ago
Expertly located on the shores on Windermere, the bustling village of Bowness-on-Windermere is the first choice for many when visiting the remarkable Lake District. A thriving area filled with a whole host of exciting things to do, including numerous attractions and activities that entice returning visitors time and time again, Bowness is a thoroughly enjoyable holiday destination all year round. There are the various water-based activities that enable visitors to get out and about on the water such as paddleboarding, wakesurfing and cruising – all now available at... continue reading
Swan on Lake Windermere
Posted: 1 month 12 hours ago
Anyone who has ever visited the Lake District and witnessed the sheer majesty and scale of the landscape will be surprised that this beautiful national park in the north west of England has only very recently been granted UNESCO World Heritage status. With the anniversary of the long-overdue recognition of the area as one of international significance fast approaching, we at Windermere Marina Village, leading providers of luxury self-catering accommodation in the heart of the Lake District, take a look at a selection of the most fascinating facts this stunning region has... continue reading
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago
Here at Windermere Marina Village, we are very proud of our roots. We are situated close to the village of Bowness and are located in one of the most breath-taking locations in the Lake District. Our luxury self-catered accommodation has been built using traditional Lakeland materials, reflecting the rich culture and varied history that the world-renowned area of natural beauty has. But what exactly is this rich history? What is it about Windermere and the Lake District in general that attracts a staggering 15.8 million visitors annually? It could be the fact that as... continue reading
Posted: 1 month 2 weeks ago
When taking a trip to the Lake District, whatever your itinerary there are certain requirements that your break deserves. If you’re seeking the comfort of a warm, stylish home to stay in topped with the knowledge that your accommodation is central to all local amenities with remarkable surrounding nature, you can get all of this, and more, at Windermere Marina Village! We can promise you a relaxing, stress-free stay in a peaceful location. We have a selection of luxury self-catering holiday apartments and cottages which is why Windermere Marina is the first choice... continue reading
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago
The second weekend in June (Friday 8th to Sunday 10th June) is a thoroughly exciting time here in the Lake District, as swimmers and spectators in their thousands arrive to take on the challenge of The Great North Swim. The open water swim is a race on Lake Windermere that aims to test the individual's perseverance, stamina and fitness whilst actively encouraging a fun day out for the whole family. Grab your goggles and get ready for the largest outdoor fun swim in the North! The History The Great North Swim interests thousands of participants each year and in 2017... continue reading
Paddleboard Windermere
Posted: 3 months 8 hours ago
Windermere is one of the most stunning areas of the breathtaking Lake District. The 10.5 miles long lake attracts visitors in their thousands year on year and due to this has become a fantastic venue for holidays suitable for all of the family. Lake Windermere, which regularly hosts events such as the Great North Swim and the Windermere Boat Show is a brilliant area for those who love all things water based. Here at Windermere Marina Village, we now have some fantastic water based activities available to take advantage of the stunning scenery and get you out on the lake... continue reading
Spring time in Windermere
Posted: 3 months 10 hours ago
Windermere is a stunning location to visit all year around, but there’s something about spring which makes it a perfect time to visit. Spring is a beautiful season; nature begins to blossom, days seem to last longer, and the sun begins to beam through again. Spring is the perfect season to enjoy the outdoors and Windermere has much to offer for those looking to enjoy the sun. Located in the heart of the Lake District, Windermere has an abundance of activities for you and your family to enjoy. If you’re planning a trip to Windermere this spring, we have listed... continue reading