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Bowness-on-Windermere Travel Guide

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The Lakeland resort of Bowness-on-Windermere is synonymous with the romantic poetry of William Wordsworth. The popular town rests along the banks of Windermere lake which stretches for 10 miles across the idyllic Cumbrian countryside.

Bowness-on-Windermere holidays are the perfect getaway for outdoor enthusiasts. Don your trusty boots and explore the great outdoors amid majestic scenery.

Follow the craggy walking trails to the top of Orrest Head for panoramic views across the fells. Alternatively, trace the shoreline of the lake, or cross its waters and scale Claife Heights to discover its scenic forests and glittering tarns.

A hearty bite and a well-earned drink at one of the many Bowness-on-Windermere pubs is the perfect way to end your day or exploration.

Get ideas on what to do during your holiday with our Bowness-on-Windermere Travel Guide.

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