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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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  • Hi all, hope everyone is safe and well, I am a bit dismayed, as camp sites can open from the 12th April ect, and those with outside beer gardens can open that area, and use the inside toilet...  more »
  • We stayed in Windermere so popped to the lake a few times for a walk. Lovely views even from higher up on the roads where you get a better vantage point. The only thing we missed out on doing was...  more »
  • Beautiful lake. A place where swimmers love diving in.
  • View from the lake in the sunshine nice.

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