Bowness-on-Windermere is near a diverse collection of Cumbria’s well-known sights. Among the most interesting places to explore are the marvelous World of Beatrix Potter and the incredible Windermere Golf Club. Two other popular spots that are within a short distance of Bowness-on-Windermere are the Lake District National Park and the Lake District Visitor Centre at Brockhole.
To really get a feel for Cumbria, head to one of its museums and theaters. Discover the interactive and traditional museums and exhibit spaces the Hawkshead Grammar School in Ambleside, Kendal Museum in Kendal and the John Ruskin Museum in Coniston. Head to the Abbot Hall Art Gallery in Kendal, to get your fix of art.
While you are in and around Bowness-on-Windermere, treat yourself with a visit to Brantwood in Coniston, Kendal Castle in Kendal and Coniston Water. The Cumbria area features some evocative reminders of the past; begin your local history tour at Sizergh Castle in Kendal.
To make the most of Bowness-on-Windermere, consider booking a room close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep be sure to check out the Riverside Hotel, Kendal, the Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa, and the Regent by the Lake Hotel, Ambleside.