Places to Visit, Things to Do and Days Out in or near Windermere

The town of Windermere is situated in Lake District and famous for its lake which is 10 miles long and the largest natural lake in England. The area is very popular with tourists and there are plenty of places to stay ranging from hotels to caravan and camping sites. It is a good base for exporing the rest of the Lake District. Places to Visit in or near Windermere Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa and Hillthwaite Poet's Bar & Restaurant are listed below.
11 Results In Or Near Windermere
0.9 miles from the centre of Windermere
There's nothing more seductive than spa-ing in scenic surroundings, and on the banks of Lake Windermere experience unforgettable downtime at Macdonald Old England Hotel. The location couldn't be more perfect: take in views over mature lawns or spot the private jetties go by on the beautiful waters. Inside the spa, cool leather lounges woo tired souls to snuggle up in ambient environs while a host of expert Elemis therapies, performed in hushed and cosseting treatment rooms, guarantee your min...
1.3 miles from the centre of Windermere
The Hillthwaite restaurant in Windermere offers creative English cuisine with a modern twist, as well as boasting spectacular views of Lake Windermere, friendly staff, a well stocked bar and an elegant dining experience. With home-cooked Lakeland food using the freshest Cumbrian produce, as well as some of the hotels own home-grown fruit and herbs it continues to create delectable dishes. Most importantly using meat from local Lake District farms which has a leaner, tighter texture, a sli...
1.4 miles from the centre of Windermere
Established for over two decades, The Lamplighter offers a choice of dining options. On a chilly night, head for the cosy bar where you'll find the open fire blazing, or if you're in the mood for a full on gastronomic experience try the handsomely appointed high ceilinged Victorian restaurant. There's a veranda and sunken terrace for al fresco dining when the weather's agreeable too. There's a comforting feel to many of the dishes here - start with haggis bon bons, with English mustard mayon...
1.7 miles from the centre of Windermere
There are two restaurants at Gilpin Hotel - the acclaimed, Michelin-starred HRiSHi, and a more casual dining restaurant called Gilpin Spice. At HRiSHi, chef Hrishikesh Desai takes the very best regional produce and adds his own unique Asian twist, to create dishes with stunning flavours and textures. In Gilpin Spice, the focus is on the spice trail, with dishes influenced by food and flavours from India, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, China and the Philippines.
1.9 miles from the centre of Windermere
As the Lake District builds its reputation as an epicurean escape, Linthwaite House is proud to introduce ‘Stella', an innovative restaurant where visitors can sample locally sourced and organic produce that showcases Cumbrian fare. Food is influenced by international celebrity chef, Ritu Dalmia, and her Italian cooking.
2.4 miles from the centre of Windermere
The Lake Edge Restaurant at Storrs Hall offers a dinner menu that changes with the seasons. Storrs Hall works with dedicated local suppliers and food producers
2.5 miles from the centre of Windermere
Discover the Story behind Beatrix Potter Discover the life of one of the worlds most beloved childrens authors at the Beatrix Potter Gallery near Ambleside where you can enjoy an exhibition of her original drawings and watercolours. The gallery also offers visitors the opportunity to learn more about Ms Potter's life outside writing – her passion for farming and conservation are showcased alongside her legacy and how it made the place we know the Lake District to be today. The building...
3.8 miles from the centre of Windermere
Rothay Manor Fine Dining offers modern British cuisine, holding 3AA rosettes the restaurant offers 5 & 9 course tasting menus with vegetarian options for both.
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