Destination guide

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)

How many vacation rentals are available around Bowness-on-Windermere, GB?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,169 vacation rentals around Bowness-on-Windermere. From 798 cottage rentals to 243 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

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

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

  • World of Beatrix Potter: 2,400 vacation rentals
  • Bowness Pier: 2,387 vacation rentals
  • Old Laundry Theatre: 2,401 vacation rentals
  • Ambleside: 1,913 vacation rentals
  • Carnforth Silverdale Station: 1,643 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bowness-on-Windermere listed on Vrbo 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. Vrbo has 798 Cottages in Bowness-on-Windermere. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bowness-on-Windermere include:

  • Houses: 243 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 798 rentals available
  • Bed & breakfasts: 7 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins 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 95 vacation rentals with pool available in Bowness-on-Windermere. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.