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Make a Holiday Rental Lodge in Bowness & Windermere, Cumbria Your Home Away From Home

Located near to the heart of the Lake District are the “twin towns” of Bowness and Windermere. The town of Windermere is set back a little from Lake Windermere and offers a peaceful time with plenty of stunning scenery. Bowness is located on the shoreline of the lake and there are a range of activities available which involve the great outdoors. A Bowness & Windermere holiday rental lodge is the ideal base from which to explore this beautiful part of the country, as well as indulging in some rough-and-ready activities.

Things to Do on Holiday to Bowness & Windermere, Cumbria

For those who love outdoor pursuits, a Bowness & Windermere holiday is the perfect option. Both of the towns have a variety of activities available including sailing, fishing, swimming, hiking, cycling, mountain biking, golf, tennis and horse riding. Nature lovers will particularly love a holiday in this part of the world as there are plenty of opportunities to spot lots of different wildlife. Keen photographers and artists will enjoy taking in the breathtaking scenery which captures the imagination perfectly.

Places to Visit on Holiday to Bowness & Windermere, Cumbria

If you can tear yourself away from your tranquil Bowness & Windermere holiday rental lodge, then it is worth taking a 10 minute journey north-west to the town of Ambleside. Visitors should be sure to take a look at the Armitt Library in the town which has a vast collection of information on wildlife as well as extensive details about notable people such as William Wordsworth and John Ruskin. The Armitt Library also has over 450 watercolours painted by the renowned Beatrix Potter.

Just outside of the town is a well preserved example of a Roman fort, Galava. Dating back to the 2nd century, visitors will be able to clearly see the remains of a bathhouse, granaries and the fort’s defences. Further artefacts that were excavated from the fort can be found at the nearby Kendal Museum of Natural History and Archaeology.

Weather in Bowness & Windermere, Cumbria

Visitors on a Bowness & Windermere holiday will be able to experience warm summers and cool winters thanks to the Maritime climate there. The warmest months of the year are generally July and August with average daytime temperatures of 18°C. During the winter months of December and January the daytime temperature is around 4°C. The Lake District area is renowned for being wetter than other parts of Britain. Visitors can expect around 30-60 inches of rain during the colder months of the year with summer generally being the driest time to go.

Cheap Flights to Bowness & Windermere, Cumbria

Travellers on a Bowness & Windermere holiday can either land at Manchester Airport (MAN) or Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBA), both of which are under 2 hours journey from the area. Operators offering cheap flights to the area include Flybe, BMI and Eastern Airways. Passengers can leave from a range of UK airports such as Edinburgh (EDI), Newcastle(NCL), Gatwick (LGW), London Heathrow (LHR) and Belfast (BFS).

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Very nice property and suited the 4 of us perfectly

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Enjoyed our stay here location and property description was exactly as stated. Slept 4 adults perfectly but could of managed to sleep 6 if needed. Warm and homely feel to the house.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 11-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

                                                                                                      Beautifully presented property for a comfortable stay, close by to shops, lovely walks and the Lake.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      A beautiful home for a fabulous stay, this property is so homely, beautifully decorated, has everything you need and very convenient with just a 5 minute walk into Bowness on Windermere, local shopping is good, all you can ask for, lots to do and see, we walked around the Lake, fed the birds (bird feed available from the local shops) which was fantastic, they're not timid at all, we took a 35 minute boat ride over to Ambleside, the captain on the boat was very funny, informative and friendly we purchased a brandy coffee so we could sit upstairs and braced ourselves for the December cold weather, coming back we sat downstairs to take in the whole experience and views, we also walked into Windermere one day which took around 25 minutes, the owner of this property Lake Side even organised a Christmas Tree and decorations to make our stay so perfect, thank you so much, we loved our stay and will definitely return in the near future to continue with all the things we just couldn't fit in on this occasion.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      Great location

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      Good sized property in a great location for both Windermere and Bowness.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016