Things to do in Windermere

If you’ve already booked a guest house in Windermere, then the chances are you have some plans before you jump on the train. With our Guesthouse and Hostel being so near the train station, you can travel into the Lake District easily without a car.

As for what to do in Windermere once you arrive, there’s everything from childhood memories to fine dining. There’s shopping, cafés and takeaways, as well as all the local attractions. Here we take a look at a few suggestions of things to do in Windermere.

The World of Beatrix Potter

One of the most popular attractions in Windermere is the World of Beatrix Potter. Whereby you can let your children’s imagination run away with them, as they discover Peter Rabbit and friends.

Lake Windermere Cruises

Travel across Lake Windermere with a river cruise that will really sum up your stay in the Lake District National Park. After all, what better way to embrace Cumbria than out on the water? If you fancy it, you can even dive in for a swim, hire a kayak or try your hand at stand up paddleboarding instead.

Orrest Head

The views from Orrest Head are something truly wonderful, what’s more it’s not far from either the bus station, train station or our guest house in Windermere.

Brockhole on Windermere

You can spend a day full of activities for all the family at Brockhole on Windermere. Take a walk around the grounds with 100 events taking place throughout the year. Meanwhile, among the trees you will see there are treetop walks, zip lines and much more to discover.

The Crafty Baa

If it’s a pint of local beer you’re after, then there are plenty of pubs just a short distance from our accommodation. One of which lays claim to the best pub in England accolade from the prestigious AA awards.

Booths Grocery Store

Just because you’re visiting the Lake District on a budget doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy fine food. Over the road from the Windermere Guesthouse and Hostel is Booths for your local produce in food, wine and groceries.

The Lake District on a Budget

By staying at a hostel or guest house in Windermere, you are already partway there to saving money. As unlike a larger hotel, you don’t have to worry about unnecessary overheads. As per our Windermere Guesthouse and Hostel, with its 6 rooms and self-check-in system, we are able to focus on privacy and comfort.

If you’re travelling to the Lake District without a car, then our budget accommodation in Windermere is next to both the train station and bus station. What’s more, many of the attractions as well as night’s out and other entertainment are within walking distance.

All in all, meaning you can stay in the Lake District on a Budget.

Book a Guest House in Windermere

Book a room at the Guesthouse and Hostel in Windermere online and with an easy check-in system, our private accommodation is both comfortable and affordable.