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Glencree

Windermere, Cumbria, England

Glencree in Windermere, Cumbria, England
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About Glencree

In beautiful Lakeland surroundings overlooking an idyllic brook, Glencree is situated between the villages of Bowness and Windermere. With free parking and free Wi-Fi, it serves hearty breakfasts cooked to order.


Nearby towns & villages..

Waterhead, Windermere.

Windermere (271 Pictures)

(0.7 miles, 1.0 km)

Lake Windermere is England's largest lake, and one of it's most popular with visitors. It is 10.5 miles long and approx 1 mile wide. The water of the lake reaches a depth of.....

Bowness Bay in winter.

Bowness on Windermere (200 Pictures)

(0.9 miles, 1.4 km)

This is the principal resort on Lake Windermere, it is a town crammed with quaint narrow streets jammed full of summer tourists which sprawls along the shores of the lake somewhere between Waterhead and Lakeside...

Hawkshead Church

Hawkshead (116 Pictures)

(3.7 miles, 5.9 km, direction W)

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Sheila's Cottage

Ambleside (837 Pictures)

(4.4 miles, 7.1 km, direction NW)

Ambleside, meaning "Shieling" or summer pasture by the riverbank, lies next to the northern shore of Lake Windermere. A busy victorian town ideal as a base when visiting the Lake District..

Rydal Hall, Rydal, Cumbria March 06

Rydal (61 Pictures)

(6.0 miles, 9.6 km, direction NW)

Rydal in the lake district will be forever associated with the poet William Wordsworth who lived here and whose works reflect the beautiful landscape that so vividly captured his imagination almost from the moment he was born...

Langdale Pikes

Elterwater (24 Pictures)

(6.7 miles, 10.7 km, direction NW)

Elterwater is barely 200ft above sea level, it is picturesquely set beneath the glories of the Langdale Pikes..

Torver Post box, Coniston

Coniston (234 Pictures)

(6.7 miles, 10.8 km, direction W)

There is a timelessness about this pretty village which is set beneath the awesome splendour of "The Old Man of Coniston" towering some 2,500ft above...

Nearby attractions..

Windermere Boat Museum, Cumbria

Windermere Steamboat Museum (1 Pictures)

(0.5 miles, 0.8 km)

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Low mist on Windermere

Lake Windermere (148 Pictures)

(1.5 miles, 2.5 km, direction SW)

This is the Lake District National Park's most dazzling resort as well as being England's largest natural lake. It is surrounded.....

Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows (89 Pictures)

(5.1 miles, 8.3 km, direction W)

This exceptional magical landscape is known as Beatrix Potter Country. For it is here amongst Lakeland's magnificent tarns and.....

Dove Cottage in Grasmere. The one time home of the Poet William Wordsworth

Dove Cottage (6 Pictures)

(7.1 miles, 11.4 km, direction NW)

Dove cottage in the Lake District is the former home of the poet William Wordsworth and is where he wrote much of his famous.....

Sizergh Castle from lawn

Sizergh Castle (28 Pictures)

(8.3 miles, 13.3 km, direction SE)

This ancient fortress has been the home of the Strickland family for more than 750 years. It began as a 60ft, four storey tower.....

Moutains and Lake.

Brothers Water (6 Pictures)

(9.3 miles, 14.9 km, direction N)

Dorothy Wordsworth (c.1771-1855, diarist, poet, sister of William ) referred to it as "..the glittering lively lake..". The.....

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