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bikes and a lake
Posted: 3 months 5 days 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
Posted: 3 months 5 days ago
We look forward to it every single year and it never disappoints; this year was no different. On the weekend starting May 17th, there was excitement, boats, adventure, and a lot of happy people according to ‘#WindermereBoatShow’ across social media channels. One of the many aims of the show, alongside boosting revenue and creating a fantastic family friendly atmosphere, is to show tourists precisely how much Windermere has to offer. Many visitors visit Windermere simply for a stroll and some food, but the Boat and Adventure Show is here to show you the very... continue reading
happy romantic couple
Posted: 4 months 2 days ago
There’s a reason that Britain’s poets from the age of Romance spent so much time in the Lake District, and in this article, we describe some of the sights which are sure to invigorate the both of you this Summer. We will be looking at heart-warmingly beautiful mountain ranges, dining in style on Lake Windermere and sumptuous restaurants fit for a romantic meal – all within easy reach of our luxury self-catering accommodation in Windermere. The Three Peaks of Langdale The stony heft of Langdale is awe-inspiring long before your arrival at the foot of the... continue reading
golf in windermere
Posted: 4 months 4 weeks ago
When you’re looking to enjoy all the Lake District has to offer during your stay, taking the time to enjoy a round of golf, surrounded by stunning scenery is certainly something we’d recommend you try out. In our first article in the ‘Things to Do in The Lake District’ series, we thought it would be useful to give you some insight into the two stunning golf courses, which are within a stone’s throw of Lake Windermere and Windermere Marina Village. Both give you the perfect platform to relive this year’s spectacular Masters, where Tiger... continue reading
Windward Apartment 19
Posted: 5 months 1 week ago
If you’re searching for comfort and luxury in the Lake District, then perhaps your search will end with our stunning apartment, Windward 19. Our luxury self-catering accommodation in the Lake District is designed with you in mind, with sofas that you will love to sink into and a balcony that you’ll no doubt be dining on. Today, we’re unveiling Windward Apartment 19’s best secrets, so read on to find out why it’s the perfect choice when visiting the Lakes in the upcoming month… A Sofa to Sink Into… Sunlight streams into this... continue reading
enjoying dinner with friends
Posted: 5 months 2 weeks ago
Whether it’s just a weekend away or a long family holiday, an important part of any trip to the Lake District involves finding amazing places to dine out. Fortunately, the Lakes is teeming with exquisite restaurants and cafes to suit any mealtime, budget or dietary requirement. If you’re gluten-free, vegan or your children are fussy eaters, you’ll still be able to find incredible places to eat out to suit every member of your party. We thought it would be useful to put together a guide for foodies visiting the South Lakes, so you know where to head to... continue reading
lake windermere
Posted: 5 months 4 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: 6 months 4 days 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