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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).

    Wonderful! 4.8/5
    (42 reviews)
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    • 4 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 7
    Bungalow #1905885
    42
    Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.8/5
      (29 reviews)
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      • 4 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Separate Toilet
      • Sleeps 8
      House #8151978
      29
      Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
        Excellent! 4.5/5
        (15 reviews)
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        • 3 BR
        • 3 BA
        • Sleeps 6
        Cottage #6492026
        15
        Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
          Excellent! 4.7/5
          (28 reviews)
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          • 2 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          Cottage #8132297
          28
          Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
            Wonderful! 4.8/5
            (13 reviews)
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            • 2 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 4
            Cottage #6104875
            13
            Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
              Excellent! 4.7/5
              (21 reviews)
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              • 2 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Apartment #8131728
              21
              Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                Good! 3.9/5
                (10 reviews)
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                • 4 BR
                • 3 BA
                • Sleeps 8
                House #1048928
                10
                Viewed 78 times in the last 48 hours
                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                  (32 reviews)
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                  • 3 BR
                  • 3 BA
                  • Sleeps 6
                  House #1793994
                  32
                  Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                    Excellent! 4.6/5
                    (13 reviews)
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                    • 3 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Separate Toilet
                    • Sleeps 6
                    Cottage #6834075
                    13
                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                      Exceptional! 5/5
                      (19 reviews)
                      avg/night
                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Apartment #720989
                      19
                      Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                        (9 reviews)
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                        • 2 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 5
                        Cottage #8150281
                        9
                        Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                          Exceptional! 5/5
                          (8 reviews)
                          avg/night
                          • 3 BR
                          • 3 BA
                          • Sleeps 6
                          House #6496369
                          8
                          Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                            (23 reviews)
                            avg/night
                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Cottage #816207
                            23
                            Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                              (12 reviews)
                              avg/night
                              • 4 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 10
                              House #1960589
                              12
                              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                (26 reviews)
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Cottage #6864003
                                26
                                Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 5
                                  Apartment #1844521
                                  4
                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                    (21 reviews)
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    Cottage #727334
                                    21
                                    Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 2
                                      Cottage #1785176
                                      4
                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                        (44 reviews)
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                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 6
                                        House #1000621
                                        44
                                        Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                          • 3 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Separate Toilet
                                          • Sleeps 6
                                          House #6811034
                                          2
                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                            (7 reviews)
                                            avg/night
                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            Bungalow #8147469
                                            7
                                            Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                              (21 reviews)
                                              avg/night
                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Cottage #6713501
                                              21
                                              Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                (30 reviews)
                                                avg/night
                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                House #873364
                                                30
                                                Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                  Apartment #1032227
                                                  10
                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                    (10 reviews)
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                                                    • 4 BR
                                                    • 4 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 7
                                                    House #8141006
                                                    10
                                                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                      (6 reviews)
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                                                      • 1 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 3
                                                      Cottage #8127011
                                                      6
                                                      Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                        (9 reviews)
                                                        avg/night
                                                        • 4 BR
                                                        • 4 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                        House #8172654
                                                        9
                                                        Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                          Bungalow #8172656
                                                          4
                                                          Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            • 6 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                            • Sleeps 13
                                                            House #1877899
                                                            2
                                                            Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              • 3 BR
                                                              • 3 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                              Cottage #6509454
                                                              2
                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                (6 reviews)
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                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                Cottage #6559860
                                                                6
                                                                Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Apartment #6840915
                                                                  Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                    Cottage #1969739
                                                                    1
                                                                    Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Cottage #1966644
                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                                        Cottage #1963808
                                                                          • 5 BR
                                                                          • 5 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 10
                                                                          House #8170720
                                                                          1
                                                                          Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Cottage #1858666
                                                                            Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                              (8 reviews)
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                                              Cottage #1880994
                                                                              8
                                                                              Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                                Apartment #6840911
                                                                                Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 7
                                                                                  Cottage #8243094
                                                                                  Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                    • 5 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                                                    Cottage #8243100
                                                                                    Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      Cottage #1967441
                                                                                      Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Cottage #1868217
                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Cottage #6717235
                                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                                                            Cottage #6717281
                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              Cottage #1968947
                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Apartment #6890269
                                                                                                1
                                                                                                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  Cottage #6717213
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Cottage #6994282
                                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                      Cottage #6717354
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Just right

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      I really don't want to tell you how much we enjoy this flat, I also don't want you to know just how good the view is from the lounge window. Why?....because we want to keep this flat to ourselves. We think it's "just right "
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      Fantastic property in a fantastic location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Being in the centre of Bowness we were literally minutes walk to the bars restaurants and shops, this with 2 car parking spaces included helped to make our special break extra special.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017