With an array of attractions on your doorstep, there are plenty of things to do in Windermere without a car. If you are travelling to the Lake District by coach, then stay at accommodation near Windermere bus station, making it even easier to get around Cumbria.

As our Windermere Guesthouse and Hostel is also a 2-minute walk to Windermere train station. As such creating a whole host of options for seeing even more of the Lake District without a car.

Things to do in Windermere without a car:

  • Windermere Lake Cruises
  • The World of Beatrix Potter
  • The Lakeside Haverthwaite Steam Railway
  • Embrace the Countryside
  • Have a beer in the local pubs
  • Mountain Goat Tours of the Lake District

Windermere Lake Cruises

The Windermere Lake Cruises are a must for anyone visiting the Lake District. Easily reached within a healthy 30-minute walk from the Windermere Guesthouse and Hostel, you can enjoy a relaxing ride along the water. Check the official website for timetables and further details.

The World of Beatrix Potter

One of Windermere’s most popular tourist attractions and fun for all the family. Having spent many a year discovering the region, Beatrix Potter is one of the Lake Districts most famous residents. The World of Beatrix Potter helps bring her characters to life, and if you’re lucky, you may just meet Peter Rabbit himself.

The Lakeside Haverthwaite Steam Railway

As we provide accommodation near Windermere Train Station, joining the Lakeside Haverthwaite Steam Railway couldn’t be easier. The half-hour train ride is a scenic route to start with, looking out over the water. When you reach Haverthwaite Station, the steam railway will be part of a memorable day out.

Embrace the Countryside

When it comes to things to do in Windermere without a car, exploring the Lake District on foot is an obvious choice. After all, there are a wide number of walking routes to choose from – whether it be a walk to nearby Ambleside or a hike to Orrest Head Viewpoint.

Have a beer in the local pubs

Even if you have driven to Windermere, some things to do in Windermere without a car involve the simple pleasures in life. So without having to go far, you will soon find yourself at a local pub with a beer in your hand. Click here for a list of 10 pubs near Windermere bus station.

Mountain Goat Tours of the Lake District

By staying at our accommodation near Windermere bus station, you can embrace your surroundings while letting someone else do the driving. While you can take advantage of the local bus routes, the Mountain Goat Tours are also on hand for a more personal experience.

Accommodation near Windermere Bus Station

If you are visiting the Lake District without a car, book into our affordable accommodation near Windermere Bus Station. With 6 rooms to choose from, our Windermere guesthouse and hostel provides somewhere comfortable and private to spend your holiday.