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Windermere and Bowness
 
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Windermere & Bowness Buses - Explore the area during your visit

Windermere has a variety of independent shops, cafes and eateries for sedate afternoon teas with spectacular views. A charming town for a leisurely stroll around the lake or grab your boots and walk to Orrest Head, School Knot or the National Trust's 17th century farmhouse, Townend. ;

From here, hop on the 555 or 599 to Bowness for wonderful panoramic views of Lake Windermere, hire a boat or enjoy a leisurely cruise with a Windermere Lake Cruises bus & boat ticket. Stop off at Brockhole on the Windermere shoreline - a must for family fun! Have lunch in a variety of eateries before hitting the shops in Bowness, then walk along the promenade for an ice-cream whilst taking in the best Lake views. 

 

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Windermere to.......

Grasmere every 20 mins 

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 An artistic village with galleries, bookshops and home to Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum. Head to the hills for splendid views of Easedale Tarn and Helm Crag or take a stroll around Grasmere Lake and Rydal Water. (555, 599)

 

 Ambleside 11 mins by bus

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Take the open top bus to the start of your walk to Stock Ghyll Force with stunning views of the Langdales. (555, 599, 505

 

 Coniston every 60 mins 

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Uncover the story of Coniston at the Ruskin Museum and Brantwood, or take a leisurely ride on the Steam Yacht Gondola. (505)


 Hawkshead 44 mins by bus  

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A quaint and characterful village, perfect for all things Beatrix Potter. (505

 

 

Bowness to....... 

Newby Bridge 18 mins by bus

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A great base to explore the Southern Lakes and the National Trust's Fell Foot. (6)


 Ullswater 50 mins by bus  

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Be amazed by magnificent scenery over the Kirkstone Pass into Glenridding village. (508)

 

Windermere

 

Things to do........

Lakeland Motor Museum 30 mins by bus

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 See classic cars, motorbikes and automobilia from across the world with recreations of a 1920s garage and a 1950s cafe. (6)


 

Fell Foot Park 25 mins by bus

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 A lakeshore park with wonderful views all year round. The Fell Foot Active Base is great for outdoor and water-based activities. (6)

 

 

Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway

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 Sail from Fell Foot near Newby Bridge to Lakeside, connect with the steam trains. (6)

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