Bowness on Windermere
Things to see & do in Bowness on Windermere
Bowness-on-Windermere is Cumbria's most popular destination, with the town busy for much of the year. People come to enjoy the lake for sailing and watersports, or just to relax and enjoy the atmosphere of the area and the towns delightful setting.
The Victorian influence can be seen everywhere - in the late 19th century, wealthy businessmen from Lancashire built large residences overlooking the lake, and many of these have now been converted to hotels, such as the Belsfield Hotel and the Windermere Hydro Hotel. Others houses include The National Park Visitor Centre at Brockhole, between Ambleside and Bowness.
Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddleduck and a number of other characters come to life at the World of Beatrix Potter Visitor Centre.
Windermere 5 Day Weather Forecast
Hotels in this town
10 hotels in this region
Storrs Hall HotelWindermere
Castle Inn HotelBassenthwaite
Macdonald Swan HotelGrasmere
Macdonald Leeming House HotelUllswater
Beech Hill Hotel & SpaWindermere
Merewood Country House HotelWindermere
Cragwood Country House HotelWindermere
Briery Wood Country House HotelWindermere
Stonecross Manor HotelKendal
Windermere Manor HotelWindermere