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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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                                                                                                      Bowness-on-Windermere Holiday Cottages & Apartments (300+)

                                                                                                       

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                                                                                                      Described as a beautiful traditional cottage and that is exactly what it is

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                                                                                                      From arrival the cottage was in pristine order and looked very homely. The kitchen was well equipped and was perfect for the four of us. We ate out most evenings as local pubs and restaurants are not to be missed and all within a five minute walk from the cottage. Likewise shops for necessities such as milk and breakfast are within a few minutes so all in all its very much near to everything you could want. Going back to the cottage we stayed in September so some evenings were cool but the gas fire was easy to use and we found the living rooms very comfortable to sit and chat over a glass of wine. Bedrooms and bathroom were spotless and the beds were comfortable. We didn't use the games but if we had brought children they would be useful to occupy them. All in all the cottage is very comfortable and very well located and I would not hesitate to recommend it to anyone and if we holiday in the area in the future I would try to book this cottage again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Oct 04, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2017

                                                                                                      Amazing house and fantastic location.

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                                                                                                      Fantastic holiday. This house is simply amazing. Even though it rained for 2 days we had a great time.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Oct 03, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2017