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Family Holiday in the Lakes
Posted: 3 months 2 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: 3 months 2 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: 3 months 4 weeks 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: 4 months 2 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: 4 months 4 weeks 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: 5 months 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: 5 months 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: 5 months 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