Destination guide

The remote city of Windermere awaits you

The lake and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Windermere. Renowned for its hiking, spas and aquarium, this city welcomes all visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Windermere

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Windermere a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Windermere Golf Club (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Go Ape Grizedale (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Brantwood (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Lakes Aqaurium (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Lakeland Maze Farm Park (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Lakeland Wildlife Oasis Park (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Windermere

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Windermere. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wansfell Pike (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Tarn Hows (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Skelwith Force (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Dora's Field (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Go Ape Grizedale (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Lyth Valley (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Windermere

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Windermere Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Windermere?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,867 vacation rentals near Windermere. From 762 Cottages to 762 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Windermere for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Windermere?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Windermere. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Windermere Station: 2,951 vacation rentals
  • Windermere Golf Club: 2,565 vacation rentals
  • Visitor Centre: 2,959 vacation rentals
  • Townend: 2,939 vacation rentals
  • Treetop Trek: 2,946 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Windermere listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Windermere?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 762 Cottages in Windermere. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Windermere include:

  • Cabins: 762 rentals available
  • Houses: 928 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 762 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Barns and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Windermere?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 109 vacation rentals with pool available in Windermere. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.