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Lake District Fells
Windermere is the Lake District to many visitors. It’s central location and abundance of places to stay and things to do make it a magnet for tourists. The area around Windermere provides a good range of camping and caravan sites as well as a great selection of attractions and things to do. Check out the key information on the right and then explore the Windermere camping and caravanning sites listed below.
Campsites and caravan parks in the Windermere area include:
Fallbarrow Park, Windermere,Cumbria. 015394 44422.
Hill of Oaks and Blakeholme Caravan Estate, Windermere, Cumbria. 015395 31578.
Limefitt Park, Troutbeck, near Windermere, Cumbria. 015394 32300.
White Cross Bay Caravan Park, Windermere,Cumbria. 01539 443937.
Windermere Camping, Windermere,Cumbria. 01539 442619.
Braithwaite Fold Caravan Club Site, Bowness-
Park Cliffe Camping & Caravan Estate, Bowness, Newby Bridge, Cumbria. 01539 531344.
Greenhowe Caravan Park, Ambleside,Cumbria. 015394 37231.
Low Wray National Trust Campsite, Low Wray, Near Ambleside, Cumbria. 015394 32039.
Skelwith Fold Caravan Park, Skelwith Fold, Ambleside, Cumbria. 015394 32277.
Lambhowe Caravan Park, Crosthwaite, near Newby Bridge, Cumbria. 01539 568483.
Newby Bridge Caravan Park, Newby Bridge,Cumbria. 01539 531030.
Grizedale Camping Site, Grizedale Forest,Cumbria. 01229 860208.
Hawkshead Hall, Hawkshead, near Ambleside, Cumbria. 01539 436221.
The Croft Caravan & Camp Site, Hawkshead,Cumbria. 01539 436374.
Great Langdale National Trust Campsite, Great Langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria. 015394 37668 .
Coniston Hall, Coniston, Cumbria. 015394 41223.
Cook Farm, Torver, Coniston, Cumbria. 015394 41453.
Hoathwaite Farm, Hoathwaite Farm, Torver, Coniston, Cumbria. Book Online.
Park Coppice Caravan Club Site, Coniston,Cumbria. 01539 441555.
Attractions in Windermere:Windermere has a great range of things to do.As well as the lake itself, including Cruises on Windermere, Windermere has much to offer visitors, especially with its connections to Beatrix Potter. There are a huge range of activities from cruises on the lake, to childrens adventure playgrounds at the Brockholes Visitor Centre. It is also ideally located for exploring the wider lake district, including the nearby towns and villages of Bowness, Ambleside, Grasmere and Newby Bridge. In addition it makes the ideal place from which to base yourself for scaling the heights of Helvellyn and Scafell. The Grizedale Forest Park is also to the west of Windermere. Other attractions include Blackwell arts and crafts house,
Recommended Places to eat and drink in Windermere: The Angel Inn in nearby Bowness
Fells around Windermere: The Old Man of Windermere, Dow Crag.
Grid Ref: SD 395 982
Map: Explorer maps OL7
Stats: 10½ miles long, 1¼ mile wide
Fells: The Old Man of Coniston, Dow Crag,
View on Map: Windermere on a map
More info: Windermere Tourist Info
Things to do: Windermere
Nearest Train: Windermere
Great Range of Holiday Cottages in Windermere from Sykes Cottages -
Windermere Joinery from Stephen Dixon Joinery Limited.