Bowness on Windermere
A busy harbour where pleasure cruisers arrive and depart...
Things to do in Bowness on Windermere in the Lake District
Cookhouse galleries are a family run business which was first set up back in 1981 and is well known for its wide variety of artwork and photography from many different artists from the Lake District area.
This is one of Britain's finest houses and has been kept in its original state. The views over Windermere make the gardens a real joy. Tea room and Craft shop with exhibitions. Tel: 01539 446139
Russell Colman Photography is a studio located just outside Bowness-on-Windermere in the grounds of a beautiful, Lakeland country house.
Open every day, serving hearty breakfasts, lunches, afternoon tea, drinks and homemade cakes. Monties Cafe always aims to use as much local produce as possible.
Take inspiration from this and other stunning locations to capture great photographs. Take your photography to the next level with Lakeland Photo Workshops
Overlooking the village of Coniston is the beautiful fell known as the `Old Man of Coniston'. A part of the Furness Fells, this summit is over 800 metres high and is interesting to the eye with evidence mining that was done here years ago.
Windermere Lake Cruises
Step aboard the most popular boats in the Lake District! Relax and enjoy the stunning scenery on board then take a walk around the lake or visit one of the many attractions nearby. Well behaved dogs travel free. Tel: 01539 443360
Windermere Ferry has been operating for more than 500 years taking people, vehicles, horses and cycles across the lake.
Situated a mile from Kendal is Carus Green Golf Club, a fantastic place to visit for a round of golf.
Activity days for small and large groups based in Bowness on Windermere. Activities include rock climbing, abseiling, gorge scrambling and orienteering. Tel: 01539 444451
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The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction in Bowness on Windermere, takes you on a journey through the life and work of Beatrix Potter.