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Popular holiday rental amenities in Windermere
Accommodation options can be chosen based on various criteria. Just above, you will find the total number of properties that provide a specific amenity in Windermere. In Windermere, 2,179 properties offer internet. Consequently, if you can't imagine a holiday without internet, select the internet filter to see this type of accommodation. You could even compare and find rentals if you love sweating the stress away in saunas (172 rentals include saunas in Windermere) or you are a grill master (50 rentals with barbecues).
The Weather in Windermere
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Above is a climate diagram for Windermere. The highest average temperatures are in the month of July. However, temperatures can go lower than 3° in Windermere in February. The rainiest month is August, while the driest month is April.
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Accommodation options for your holiday in Windermere
In Windermere, more than a fifth of the properties in Windermere are bed & breakfast rentals, which represent 22.83% of the listed properties. Bed & Breakfast rentals here have a median price £119 a night as well as a median size of 19 m². Furthermore, these rentals are usually ideal for couples and small groups, as that's the average number of guests that bed & breakfast rentals can accommodate in Windermere. Travellers interested in something other than bed & breakfast rentals can also compare many hotel rooms, which are the other most popular type of accommodation in Windermere. The average size of hotel rooms in Windermere is 25 m² , and the average price is £272 a night.
Relax in a cosy holiday lodge or lakeside cottage
Located in scenic South Lakeland in the Lake District, on the banks of Englands largest lake, the town of Windermere is a popular holiday destination.
The Lake District is one of the UK’s most beautiful regions. Spread across hundreds of square miles in northern England, it's a blissful collection of lakes, forests, and mountains. It's provided inspiration to writers such as William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter, and is the perfect setting for a stay in one of its many log cabins and waterside cottages for your holiday accommodation. Among the area's highlights is the town of Windermere, named after the enormous nearby natural lake, a tranquil haven in itself.
A range of water sports are available to suit everyone, including boating and fishing, and the area offers plenty for nature lovers and bird watchers. The beautiful surrounding landscape is also perfect for hiking, walking and mountain biking.
How to get to Windermere?
Getting to your Windermere holiday cottage
Windermere is easily accessible from all parts of the UK. Lying north of the bustling town of Kendal, it has good road and rail links. Once in Windermere, there's plenty of taxi companies serving the town to get you to and from your lodges if you need assistance with getting around.
Treat yourself to one of the country’s most scenic driving routes by renting a car for the trip to Windermere. Take the M6 heading north before exiting for the A591 at junction 36, which you continue on until Windermere. In town, you'll find ample parking available for your vehicle.
If you prefer, catch the train instead. Windermere railway station is only served by a handful of local services, so you'll most likely need to take a connecting train from Oxenholme or Preston. These stations provide main line connections from cities such as Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow, and London. An off-peak single between Oxenholme and Windermere costs £6.20, with trains running about every hour.
From Windermere, you can hop on a local bus and explore the rest of the Lake District. There are regular services connecting the town to Ambleside, Kendal, Lancaster, and Morecambe. Many coach companies also organise excursions from a number of major cities to Windermere during the peak travel season.
What is the weather like in Windermere?
The weather in Windermere
The area around Windermere is lush and green, due to regular rainfall in the area. However, the area does experience milder winters and cooler summers, making it the perfect year-round holiday destination.
What are the benefits of self-catering in Windermere?
Self-catering in your Windermere holiday cottage
The town itself has an excellent range of shops and supermarkets within easy reach, as well as several quaint, traditional pubs, restaurants and cafes. Browse the farmer's market and small local shops for interesting items and local produce, then head back to your Windermere holiday cottage for a relaxing home-cooked meal.
What are the must-see attractions in Windermere?
What to see in Windermere
Lake Windermere is a popular place to enjoy holiday activities, surrounded by mountain peaks and wonderful scenery. Take a relaxing boat trip, or enjoy the fresh air with a hike around the lake. Mountain biking is also a popular sport in the area.
Enjoy a 20-minute hike from the shores of the lake up to Orrest Head, to enjoy stunning views across Lake Windermere, the Coniston Fells and the surrounding mountainous scenery.
Holehird Gardens is perfect for a relaxing stroll, with 4 hectares of charming heather and rock gardens, including a quaint walled garden with pretty herbaceous plants. Enjoy the fresh air in green, lush and lovely surroundings.
Rydal Water is a small lake which offers some beautiful walking routes. You can also visit Rydal Mount and Dove Cottage, both former homes of the well-known poet William Wordsworth, or the fascinating Rydal Cave.
With gorgeous views over Lake Windermere, Blackwell is a scenic and interesting place. This large, historic house was designed and built at the end of the 19th century for Sir Edward Holt, a brewer from Manchester, for use as a holiday home.
How much does it cost to rent a holiday home in Windermere?
The average nightly price for a holiday home in Windermere is £64.
How many holiday homes are available to book in Windermere?
September is the time of year with the highest amount of Bed & Breakfast rentals and Hotel rooms available in Windermere, so you'll find plenty of great holiday deals during this month.
What is the most popular holiday home amenity in Windermere?
When booking a holiday home in Windermere, consider looking for accommodation with internet, TVs, or gardens, which are the three most popular amenities for this destination.
How many holiday homes are on offer in Windermere?
Holidaymakers looking for accommodation in Windermere will be pleased to know that there are 2717 options on offer, with prices starting from just £64 per night.
Am I allowed to bring my pet when staying in a Windermere holiday home?
Yes, there are 347 holiday homes in Windermere that allow pets, with an average price of £162 per night.
What's the best time of year to travel to Windermere?
Book your Windermere holiday in April or May to avoid a washout; these are the months with the least amount of rain.
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