The Blog

Posted: 6 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
Posted: 6 months 3 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: 6 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
Paddleboard Windermere
Posted: 8 months 1 day 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: 8 months 1 day 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
Walking in the Lake District
Posted: 8 months 1 week ago
The Lake District is a hiking hotspot! There are many routes available for both beginners and experienced hikers, meaning you’ll find the right one for you. Don’t miss out on the unbelievable experience that is walking in the Lake District, from the breath-taking sights to the fresh air and the gorgeous wildlife. At Windermere Marina Village, we can offer you the perfect base to explore this beautiful area by foot – and the perfect accommodation to relax in when you arrive exhausted and just want to unwind. Our luxurious accommodation is a great blend of... continue reading
Lake District 2018 events
Posted: 8 months 1 week ago
The beautiful Lake District has plenty to offer all year round, and 2018 will be no exception. With so many events and attractions to attend in the area, from Windermere to Keswick, you won’t lack for entertainment – and, with luxury self-catering accommodation in the Lake District, you’ll have the perfect base to explore the area and enjoy the many must-see events of the year. So, what are the key dates to remember this upcoming year? Peter Rabbit Mania – Launches in March Don't miss the release of the Peter Rabbit's feature... continue reading
The Boathouse Bar & Restaurant
Posted: 8 months 1 week ago
The Lake District is home to some of the greatest culinary experiences in the entire country. This is no exception at Windermere Marina, where the onsite restaurant, The Boathouse Bar & Restaurant, regularly showcases some of these culinary delights. The Boathouse has recently implemented some fresh spring updates – take a look below at some of these exciting changes. The Restaurant The Boathouse Bar & Restaurant, which has recently seen a redecoration over both floors, is a team effort between owners Ben Ashworth and Geoff Perrygrove, who have cultivated... continue reading