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Windermere

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Windermere is a town in Cumbria.

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Car

A591 leads to/from the main M6 north-south motorway

Train

Windermere is at the end of a branch line from Oxenholme on the main West Coast route from London to Scotland. Trains run every hour or so.

The train station is above the town, a few minutes walk from the centre. The station forecourt has bus stops with frequent service into the town and to Bowness-on-Windermere and Ambleside, and a taxi rank.

Bus

There is one coach per day to and from London. Local bus services run to and from Kendal, Lancaster and Keswick as well as to destinations throughout the Lake District.

Get around

The town is small enough to walk around easily. Buses run to the adjoining town, Bowness-on-Windermere , on the Windermere lake front (or you can walk there in around 20 minutes).

See

Do

Buy

Eat

  • Fat Olives, Lake Road, Bowness, 015394 47447, [1]. Best restaurant ever visited in the Lake District. Beautiful food and wonderful staff.


Drink

Sleep

Hotels

  • Miller Howe [2]

Bed And Breakfast

  • Ivy Bank, Holly Road Windermere Cumbria LA23 2AF, 015394 42601, [3]. £32-£45 pppn.

Self-catering

  • Windermere Lodge [4] is a four star graded luxury pine lodge in Limefitt Park, Troutbeck.
  • Kingfisher Lodge [5] is a traditional riverside log cabin in the heart of tranquil Troutbeck.

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