Bowness and Windermere in the English Lake District

Welcome to Bowness & Windermere in the central English Lake District...

Lake Windermere viewed from AmblesideBowness and Windermere are situated right in the heart of the English Lake District on the eastern shore of Lake Windermere. The town features a wealth of visitor attractions for all ages and offers easy access to the rest of the Lakeland towns such as Ambleside, Grasmere and Coniston.

The lakeshore in Bowness is a particular favourite with families providing clean family friendly shingle beaches and surrounded by parks, located just a short way from the towns many and varied local shops. Visitors can take a leisurely boat trip around the lake from the Bowness pier or take the car ferry across the lake to visit Hawkshead and Sawrey on the other side.

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