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Pictures of Windermere

in the county of Cumbria

Lake Windermere from the grounds of Merewood Country House Hotel

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About Windermere

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 around 220 feet and the lake is extremely popular with water sports enthusiasts as well as walkers who come to enjoy the scenic walks around various regions of this beautiful lake, where you can walk up hills and enjoy spectacular panoramic views of the whole surrounding area. Along the North shores of windermere you will find the Victorian town of Ambleside, a very popular tourist destination and place of interest. There is a ferry service that runs the length of Windermere, and you can also hire boats, either motor or rowing. Infact around Windermere you will find something for everyone - fishing, boating, spectacular walks and views, historic buildings, horse riding, and much much more! Please enjoy the pictures of Windermere..
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Storrs Hall

Bowness on Windermere (200 Pictures)

in the county of Cumbria

(1.5 miles, 2.4 km, direction S of Windermere)

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...

Anne Tyson's Cottage

Hawkshead (116 Pictures)

in the county of Cumbria

(3.9 miles, 6.3 km, direction W of Windermere)

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Snowy Ambleside 27-12-10

Ambleside (837 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cumbria

(4.0 miles, 6.4 km, direction NW of Windermere)

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..

Grasmere, Cumbria

Grasmere (398 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cumbria

(7.2 miles, 11.6 km, direction NW of Windermere)

This tiny stone village is beautifully set between the tranquil waters of Grasmere Lake and the jagged heights of Helm Crag and Nab Scar..

Fisher Tarn Reservoir, Kendal, Cumbria

Kendal (31 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cumbria

(7.4 miles, 11.9 km, direction SE of Windermere)

Sometimes referred to 'the auld grey town' because it was built mainly of grey stone, Kendal is a large Market town in the east of Cumbria...

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Lake Windermere, Summer 2003

Lake Windermere (147 Pictures)

(2.2 miles, 3.5 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 Howes

Tarn Hows (89 Pictures)

(5.2 miles, 8.4 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)

(6.7 miles, 10.8 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 gardens

Sizergh Castle (28 Pictures)

(8.6 miles, 13.8 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)

(8.7 miles, 14.0 km, direction N)

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

New Born Lamb

The Lake District (1474 Pictures)

(9.4 miles, 15.1 km, direction NW)

I first saw the Lake District many years ago, when for eight out of my eleven day sojourn, it rained, and rained! None-the-less,.....

Loughrigg Tarn

Langdale Pikes (41 Pictures)

(9.8 miles, 15.7 km, direction NW)

These famous pikes rise loftily above the village of Langdale, whilst below visitors can savour the wild and desolate beauty of.....


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