Lake Windermere, Windermere

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Must see · Water Body · Nature / Park
In some ways the archetypically British setting, Lake Windermere sits charmingly in a shallow, lush valley of rolling hills, bushy trees, and manicured fields. This is the largest natural lake in England. It provides an iconic slice of countryside life in Great Britain with its laid-back, picturesque tranquility and unpretentious beauty. The lake has a surface area of 14.7 sq km (5.7 sq mi). Put Lake Windermere and other Windermere attractions into our Windermere trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • This is a place we have visited countless times over the years but it never ceases to amaze. This latest visit was brilliant as we were there for two nights and saw complete contrasts. Day one was.....  more »
  • We had a two night family break staying in the Langdale chase hotel in between Christmas and new year. Did a walk above the lake with our German Shepard Alfie. Beautiful views and scenery with lots....  more »

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