In some ways the archetypically British setting, Lake Windermere sits charmingly in a shallow, lush valley of rolling hills, bushy trees, and manicured fields. This is the largest natural lake in England. It provides an iconic slice of countryside life in Great Britain with its laid-back, picturesque tranquility and unpretentious beauty. The lake has a surface area of 14.7 sq km (5.7 sq mi). Put Lake Windermere and other Windermere attractions into our Windermere trip planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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Large car park near the Theatre. I don't think the boat "cruise" around the lake during the day was worth the time/money, but it was worth it to use the boat to ferry is to Hawe's End to begin our tre... more »
Weather was miserable while we were there but it didn't prevent us from taking a very enjoyable boat trip out on the lake. The scenery was amazing in those conditions as the mist and cloud over the hi... more »
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