Admire picturesque springtime scenery or the rustic beauty of autumn from The Windermere Hotel. You’ll find it so easy to relax, with stunning views, included sightseeing excursions and tempting meals.
The Windermere is an iconic hotel with views over the town and lake Windermere. It is the perfect place from which to explore the lakes and many of the region’s most stunning walks can be started nearby.
Windermere is a thriving lakeside town with a number of attractions including The World of Beatrix Potter. Whatsmore, the streets are lined with local shops, bustling cafes and stylish restaurants for you to enjoy..
Going further into the Lake District national park you can discover one of the prettiest little villages, Grasmere set in a valley next to the lake. Or visit Ambleside at the end of Lake Windermere, which is said to have the most pubs per person of the population than any village in the country.
Staying in the Windermere Hotel you can enjoy fantastic and varied menus in the restaurant with breakfast and evening meals available. Then in the evening why not have a nightcap in the hotel’s brand new Orrest Head Lodge Bar.
Excursion including a cruise on Lake Windermere from Bowness to Ambleside before joining the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway and calling at Coniston and Hawkshead.
Jaunt exploring the northern Lakelands visiting Keswick and then on to Grasmere - a charming village which was once home to Wordsworth, whose grave lies in the little churchyard.
Day 1: Home to Windermere
Your break starts today as you travel to Windermere by luxury coach. Our coaches are a relaxing way to start your trip, as you’ll enjoy a large amount of legroom to stretch out and let beautiful British countryside pass you by. Check-in at the Windermere Hotel then tuck into a delicious evening meal. (Dinner)
Days 2 and 3: Windermere
We spend three full days in Windermere, with an included excursion taking us to Grasmere, home to William Wordsworth and a major influence on his work, on the same day we will visit Keswick for stunning views of Derwentwater.
We also have time to enjoy the area around our hotel, beautiful Bowness and Windermere. Why not take the short hike up Orrest Head where you can get great views over Lake Windermere. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 4: Windermere to Home
Time to say goodbye today; we depart after breakfast and make our way to the interchange before returning home. (Breakfast)
You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.
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