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Rock climbing
Posted: 2 days 19 hours ago
One of the UK’s most visited natural attractions, the Lake District is also the perfect place to seek adventure. Whether reaching new heights trekking along the hill tops, taking to the water with a selection of water sports, or exploring the fascinating labyrinth of caves, one thing is certain: there are plenty of thrills to be had here. To help unleash your inner explorer, guests staying at our self-catering accommodation in the Lake District will also benefit from exclusive guest discounts to some of the Lake’s top adventure attractions. Get ready to feel an... continue reading
Tree top adventures in the Lakes
Posted: 1 month 14 hours ago
Finding a perfect holiday destination that suits everyone can sometimes be difficult. With such a variety of exotic locations now more easily accessible, selecting a place that is going to satisfy everyone and keep the entire family entertained can be hard work. Why spend hours on a flight towards the unknown, when you can simply visit the remarkable Lake District in one of the UK’s largest National Parks?  Known for its stunning scenery, breathtaking views and exceptional walks, the heart of the Lakes has become a holiday hotspot for more tourists than ever... continue reading
Family Holiday in the Lakes
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago
When deciding where to take your holidays, the world is your oyster. Modern advancements in air travel have meant that it is now easier – and cheaper – than ever to jet off to exotic locations. So why is it that the staycation – where UK residents opt to stay within the country – is on the rise? In a recent study, UK tourism was shown to be increasing at an exponential rate. With more and more Brits deciding to travel to beautiful domestic destinations, including Cornwall, Dorset and the Isle of Wight, it is clear to see why. The Lake District,... continue reading
Windermere Lake District
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago
Each year visitors in their thousands flock to the Lake District to enjoy the stunning scenery, the marvellous attractions and a wealth of outdoor activities. Whether staying for only a couple of nights or for a week, a visit to the Lake District is a guaranteed good time given how welcoming and adept the locals are at providing for tourists. For those more constricted with time, we at Windermere Marina Village thought that it might be helpful to provide an itinerary for the ultimate stay in the Lake District; whether you are here for a day, a week or indefinitely, there... continue reading
Posted: 2 months 4 days 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 months 3 weeks 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: 3 months 4 days 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: 3 months 2 weeks 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