What’s on in Windermere & Bowness?

From galleries and museums to visit, cultural events and festivals to attend, guided walks and sightseeing tours to enjoy, historic houses and gardens to explore, wildlife to spot, indoor and outdoor adventures to be had – on and off the water, there’s always something happening in Windermere, Bowness and the surrounding area.

Make sure you don’t miss a thing by checking our What’s On page regularly.

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Upcoming Windermere & Bowness events

 
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Windermere Boat Trips & Hire

You can’t visit Windermere without taking to the water, it’s one the best ways to see all that spectacular scenery that surrounds the lake

Bowness & Windermere in The Rain

When the weather isn’t behaving itself and you don’t feel like getting soaked to the skin, it’s time to explore the great indoors

Afternoon Tea in Windermere & Bowness

Is there anything more quintessentially English than afternoon tea? And is there anything better than afternoon tea in the Lake District?

Outdoor Activities in Windermere and Bowness

Hiking on the fells, getting out on the water, or taking part in sporting activities to get the blood pumping

Bowness & Windermere Restaurants and Cafes

There are so many cafes and restaurants that you could eat somewhere different every day. Sounds like our kind of holiday!

Bowness & Windermere Nightlife

If you like piña coladas and getting caught in the rain, then you couldn’t be in a better place – you can get both in abundance in the Lakes

10 pubs to visit in Windermere & Bowness

Like stepping into the heart of Lake District community. These places aren't just about grabbing a drink; they're hubs of social connection

Bowness and Windermere Shops

You’ll find a huge range of shops selling everything from unique local gifts to everyday essentials. Here’s a flavour of what you can expect

5 Unmissable Easy Windermere Walks

Grab the kids, grab the dog, grab your gran! Here are our picks for the best steps per smile walks from Windermere and Bowness

 

Windermere & Bowness Cottages

Windermere’s allure lies in its picturesque setting along England’s largest lake, offering leisurely cruises, lakeside vistas, and a vibrant town ambience.

Meanwhile, Bowness exudes sophistication with its heritage charm, quaint streets, and a delightful array of shops, eateries, and cinemas.

Combined, Windermere and Bowness promise an unforgettable fusion of natural beauty, rich heritage, and captivating experiences at every turn.

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With weekly articles highlighting the very best of the Lake District, there’s always something to get you inspired for your next trip!

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6 Walks From Grasmere

6 Walks From Grasmere

If you’re staying in or near Grasmere – lucky you – you won’t have to get in the car to start enjoying the breathtaking scenery on your doorstep.

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