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Explore the lakeside setting in Bowness-on-Windermere

The lake and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Bowness-on-Windermere. Well known for its hiking, spas and aquarium, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Bowness-on-Windermere

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Bowness-on-Windermere a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Windermere Golf Club (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Go Ape Grizedale (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Brantwood (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Lakes Aqaurium (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Lakeland Maze Farm Park (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Lakeland Wildlife Oasis Park (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Bowness-on-Windermere

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bowness-on-Windermere is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Go Ape Grizedale (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Lyth Valley (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Tarn Hows (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Wansfell Pike (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Skelwith Force (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Fell Foot Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)

Can I find a vacation rental around Bowness-on-Windermere?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,528 vacation rentals near Bowness-on-Windermere. From 592 Cottages to 817 Houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover the Bowness-on-Windermere area.

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

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

  • World of Beatrix Potter: 2,891 vacation rentals
  • Old Laundry Theatre: 2,894 vacation rentals
  • Carnforth Silverdale Station: 2,012 vacation rentals
  • Beatrix Potter Gallery: 2,892 vacation rentals
  • Hawkshead Grammar School: 2,888 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bowness-on-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 Bowness-on-Windermere?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 592 Cottages in Bowness-on-Windermere. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bowness-on-Windermere include:

  • Houses: 817 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 592 rentals available
  • Cabins: 592 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bowness-on-Windermere?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 106 vacation rentals with pool available in Bowness-on-Windermere. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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