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Posted: 3 months 3 weeks ago
Taking place on the 17th, 18th and 19th of May, the Windermere Boat Show is a fun, family event that has been drawing tourists to Windermere since first beginning in 2016. Since then, the Windermere Boat Show has solidified its position as a popular tourist event enjoyed by many from around the country. It’s a day by the water not to be missed and here at Windermere Marina Village, we are looking forward to a brilliant weekend down by the water. Whether you are staying to visit the show or with us for just a Lake District weekend away, this article will tell you... continue reading
couple taking photo
Posted: 3 months 4 weeks ago
With smartphone cameras constantly improving, you are almost never without a high-quality camera wherever you are. When holidaying in the Lake District, you should be making the most of the mountains by recording some memories amongst those fantastic views. Today we will be considering some of the best places to take those pictures that will give your friends holiday envy. Boats on Bowness The boats on Bowness are an all-time favourite and easily accessible for anyone staying in our luxury self catering accommodation in the Lake District. There are so many different... continue reading
Posted: 4 months 1 week ago
If you’d like to fully immerse yourself in the Lake District why not try exchanging some of your cash for Lake District Pounds? This can be either a beautiful memento for you to keep and remember your holiday, or an encouragement to spend and support local businesses in the Lake District area. In this article, we talk about how you can use the Lake District Pound, as well as highlighting some of the fantastic places to spend them in Windermere. Everything About the LD£ Don’t worry about losing money through exchanges because the Lake District Pound is... continue reading
colourful eggs
Posted: 4 months 4 weeks ago
The Easter break is a fabulous opportunity for your family to make long-lasting memories, and where better to cultivate these memories than in the unforgettable environment of the central Lake District? Based in Windermere, we can direct you towards the best Easter experiences that the Lake District has to offer you and your family. Of the many Spring activities available in the Lake District, the following are some of our personal favourites that we recommend to guests staying at our luxury self-catering accommodation in the Lake District. Wray Castle Wray Castle at... continue reading
Celebrating mothers day
Posted: 5 months 6 days ago
The old saying that ‘time flies’ is certainly true, and with that in mind, Mothers Day ­­­­will soon be upon us. Whether you’re planning a Mothering Sunday surprise, or if you are simply looking for ways to treat your mum more often, this article will give you all of the ideas you need to make any trip to the Lake District with your mum a resounding success. Lunch with a View For Mother’s Day, we know that you’ll already have the perfect breakfast in bed that caters specifically to her tastes, complete with a bouquet of her... continue reading
Valentine's Day Hearts
Posted: 5 months 2 weeks ago
Where better for the perfect Valentine’s evening than by Lake Windermere? Whether you’re planning a romantic surprise, a dramatic proposal or a simple but meaningful evening with your other half, Windermere Marina Village have a plan perfectly tailored for you. Beautiful Accommodation Firstly, you’ll need some stunning accommodation from which to base your Valentine’s plans with ease. Luckily, Windermere Marina Village’s luxury self-catering accommodation in the Lake District is the answer to your problems. We are perfectly placed for you to... continue reading
Afternoon Tea
Posted: 6 months 3 days ago
Afternoon tea has been increasingly popular over the last few years and with good reason. Who would say no to a selection of savoury and sweet snacks available to them, accompanied with a cup of the finest tea, coffee or, if you’re partial to an alcoholic beverage, a cool glass of champagne? The Lake District offers one of the UK’s most picturesque settings to enjoy afternoon tea with your loved ones, with views across Lake Windermere and the surrounding fells. In this article, we take a look at some of the very best places to enjoy afternoon tea in the Lake... continue reading
self catering cooking
Posted: 6 months 1 week ago
With the ‘January blues’ well and truly set in, you can be forgiven for taking a look at potential getaway destinations, but with so many options, it can be hard to know where to start. You may be considering a sunny getaway to an all-inclusive resort, or you may well be looking for a short getaway to a scenic part of the UK. While we can’t guarantee you’ll get sun here in the Lake District, we can certainly offer you some of the most iconic views that the UK has to offer and a perfect self-catering base to see them from. In the article, we’... continue reading