Places to Visit in Windermere

An ideal base for all the family!

The World of Beatrix Potter

This is a must visit in Bowness, and is open all year. Explore this wonderful landscape as all 23 of the magical tales are brought to life, recreating sights, sounds and aromas in 3D displays.  There’s chance to meet your favourite characters Squirrel Nutkin, Mrs.Tiggywinkle and Mr.Toad, not forgetting the most famous character of all, Peter Rabbit!

Lake Windermere Cruises

Whether you are starting or finishing your cruise at Bowness pier, there are a number of trips you can take from 45mins to a full day pass. This is an excellent way to see the magnificent  Lake district scenery from a unique perspective.

The Fun Factory Bowness

Ideal for those occasional wet days we do tend to have, The fun factory is a soft play centre in the heart of Bowness. Watch your children have a great time whilst you relax in the lounge and enjoy the spectacular view over Lake Windermere. The ice cream parlour in the same location is also something we highly recommend!

Mountain Goat Tours

Fancy touring around the Lake District, in the comfort of luxury minibus taking in all the scenery? With an informative guide the Mountain Goat Tours are the ideal way to visit many Lakes and sites in short period of time. Operate daily and they can include lake cruises, steam train journeys, cultural, historic and literary attractions.

Luxury Sailing on Windermere offer luxury charters both sailing and motoring for all occasions. They offer complete flexibility for your charter and food and drink packages to suit all tastes will make your charter on Lake Windermere a very special occasion.