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Reasons To Pack Your Bag And Head To Windermere This Summer

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To the passionate traveller, every new destination is a place full of mystery, waiting to be explored. The town of Windermere in England is one such destination. Tourists from all over the world visit this quaint town situated along the Windermere lake. The most popular tourism months here are between June and August, where people of different ethnicities can be seen in the town. This is also the period for maximum business for hotels in Windermere. Let us have a look at some of the places that you should not miss when you travel to this beautiful town.

The World of Beatrix Potter

The famous children’s book author Beatrix Potter’s famous works have been recreated in this tourist attraction, and this place is definitely not to be missed. It is located a bit outside the town. This place is like a fairy tale and the kids in the group especially enjoy here. There is also a tea room where you can have snacks, cake and tea.

Windermere lake

Perhaps the most famous tourist destination in this region is the Lake Windermere. It is a ribbon lake that was formed by melting of glaciers in the interglacial time. The natural beauty of the lake is tapped to the best extent by tour operators who organise lake cruises varying from simple ferry service to more elaborate private charters, buffet cruises and steamers.  For those who are interested in water activities, the lake offers ample of options like kayaking, canoeing and swimming. Many hotels in Windermere arrange group activities, therefore, it is good to inquire.

Lakes Aquarium

Yet another popular attraction in Windermere is the Lakes Aquarium. This huge underwater aquarium gives the tourists a view of life underwater by taking them underwater. From here, you can also book a panoramic ride on a steam train and experience the beauty of the Lakeland.

Orrest Head

For people who want to explore the offerings of nature on foot, a visit to Orrest Head is highly recommended. This hill is a famous landmark in the region and was described in the book ‘The Outlying Fells of Lakeland’. There are excellent hiking trails that pass streams and rivulets, green valleys and forest cover. The view from the top comprises of many prominent hills.

Wray Castle

Many tourists visit the Wray Castle on their trip to Windermere. The castle can be reached by boat, cycle or by walking. Guided tours of the castle are a massive hit with travellers and the kid’s area that houses some amazing rides and slides is just perfect for the younger members of your family.

Fell Foot Park

The Fell Foot Park is the ideal destination for enjoying stunning views of the lake and the backdrop of hills. You can also indulge in running, walking, boating and photography here. Boats and canoes are available for rent.

Most hotels in Windermere offer pocket-friendly packages for visitors. Because of the natural beauty of this region, and availability of facilities for excursion and enjoyment,

Windermere is getting increasingly popular as a travel destination.

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