Travel Blogs from Windermere, United Kingdom

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Fun and Frustration in England Lake District, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Fun and Frustration in England Lake District

A travel blog entry by benleah

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So, we set off to do something we'd been anticipating for quite a while. We visited a national park in England called the 'Lakes District’, which often spoken of by our English friends as a beautiful place to go, a ‘must visit’ in ...

Meet the Parents, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Meet the Parents

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... my Dad's college buddy, Jon. Jon is pretty incredible in that he's probably driven every side street and country road in the United States and Europe and also remembers where everything is. Whenever we're getting ready for a Blank Family vacation Jon is ...

Lake District, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Lake District

A travel blog entry by kellyjo

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Sunday some of us went to Windermere which is the biggest lake in the Lake District. We joined the Manchester International Society and they offer day trips for a sensible price, so we went to see the infamous beautiful lake district. And it left nothing ...

Terrible Journey, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Terrible Journey

A travel blog entry by davefrendy

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... from there to Windermere. So, we got the Glasgow train, got off at the station we were told to and found no trains to Windermere. We quickly found another train man, who said we should have gotten off at the next station (just as the train was leaving). ...

No wonder the English love this place!!!, Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

No wonder the English love this place!!!

A travel blog entry by chrisngary

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Well hello from the Lakes District! We are back in England now after 4 fabulous days in Scotland. We had a ball up there, and really loved the countryside. Big hills like the South Island, rolling countryside like the North Island. Sadly no highland ...

Oh, the rain!, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Oh, the rain!

A travel blog entry by canadianjulie

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... morning. Hence, I'm sitting in the town's only Internet cafe (which is quite pricey), just so I have something to do!! I'm at Windermere, the largest lake in the area, near a town called Bowness, which I'm in right now. I wanted to go hiking and ...

WINDERMERE (The Lake District), Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

WINDERMERE (The Lake District)

A travel blog entry by stevencranston

2 nights Bridge and I stayed here in Windermere for two days. Unfortunately I got a cold just when we arrived, so I was actually quite sick, and the cold air defiantly does not help. We went for a long walk along the lake and chilled out in a coffee ...

1, 1, United Kingdom travel blog

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A travel blog entry by pudseyontour

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Event 27. The Dales Way, Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Event 27. The Dales Way

A travel blog entry by sarahbooth

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Tuesday the 6th of ...

Alrighty where to start? it's been a while ..., London, Manchester, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Alrighty where to start? it's been a while ...

A travel blog entry by erinreine

... evening. I guess if you're on the seedy side of town you're luck to not get shot. Sunday, Alice drove us up to Windermere, which is in the Lake district. It was a beautiful drive, lots of sheep and cows and stone walls, rolling hills and grey ...

Tour Day Four, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Tour Day Four

A travel blog entry by astudentabroad

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... course :P to top it all off a very friendly swan swam right up to our boat, you couldn't ask for a better photo opportunity :) Windermere also has a Beatrix Potter museum so naturally this was of top priority on my list of places to visit and for a good ...

Beatrix Potter in the Lakes District, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Beatrix Potter in the Lakes District

A travel blog entry by katevoss

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... came up to me and asked if I was ok after it!  Anyway… after some awful train ordeals I finally arrived in Windermere, one of the main towns in the Lake District, supposedly the most beautiful part of England.  I found my hostel easily ...

My own personal heaven, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

My own personal heaven

A travel blog entry by kiaelise

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... the North of England.  The whole area is charming beyond belief and the people are lovely.  Granted when I first arrived in Windermere (considered one of the gateway towns to the Lake District) I wanted to die. I was missing my parents so much ...

This is what weddings do to you..., Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

This is what weddings do to you...

A travel blog entry by johnnylatham

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... entry you have read so far...]  You will be please to know I have posted my first travel picture. It was taken in Windermere, the lakes, during one of the most Disney like weddings I have been so far this year. I've done quite well for weddings ...

Awesome  Day, Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Awesome Day

A travel blog entry by janetanne

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... rocking to get to sleep tonight I don't think. The following day we left Donna at home to recuperate as we headed of in to Windermere for another walk and a spot of shopping. Window shopping for me as I cannot fit another thing in my suitcases. As is I ...

3 weeks to go.., Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

3 weeks to go..

A travel blog entry by crumpetchris

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Hello People! I will be going to set off traveling on 12th January and have decided to write a blog so that I can let you all know how I am getting on while I'm away and post photos and other thrilling bloggy things. So feel free to check it out and ...

Lake District, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Lake District

A travel blog entry by leecej

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... let us down somewhat.  The Lake District is an area and has a few main towns.  We stayed at the most central town, Windermere.  While it's a lovely town, it didn't amazing us.  It was merely, nice.  Our b&b was the cheapest we ...

Lake District and Oxford, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Lake District and Oxford

A travel blog entry by chiapoe

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... up to Orrest Head viewpoint.  The lookout provided a panoramic view of the fells (mountains/hills) surrounding Lake Windermere and the rolling hills with walls that reminded me of Morgan Freeman walking down the walls in Prince of ...

We've Seen it in the Movies, Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

We've Seen it in the Movies

A travel blog entry by rachelkw

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The hilltops were clagged up, so we used up one of our wet weather ideas. It threatened to rain, but actually only spat a little bit occasionally. We drove to Bowness. Beatrix Potter lived in Sawney, but the "attraction", opened by Renee Zellweger and ...

Breathtaking Lake District of England, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Breathtaking Lake District of England

A travel blog entry by mscoggin619

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... take us the farthest into the Lakes District without needing a car. Cause I ain't driving here! We ended up in Windermere, a beautiful & tourist-y Lakes District town. Other people had the same idea as us apparently. We went to the tourist information ...

Lake Windermere, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Lake Windermere

A travel blog entry by sianeth

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A detour on the way back from High Force waterfall: out of the snow, West to Kendal, and then on to Windermere and the Lake. Whilst Dad outmanoeuvred the parking attendent in the pay and display car park, Joey and I skipped down the steps to the edge ...

Blackpool to Windermere, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Blackpool to Windermere

A travel blog entry by priceless

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... for the bikes.  Tempting as the first class seats are, we remain with the bikes. Finally, off the train, through the town of Windermere and then we pull into the car park at the Wheatlands Lodge which is to be our home for the next couple of days as ...

Lakes District Tour, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Lakes District Tour

A travel blog entry by priceless

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... goats which is fitting name for the tour company.  More hills, lakes and a waterfall then we are heading back to Windermere.     There is a lot of history from the 4,000 year old stone circle to Beatrix Potter and William Wordsworth. ...

The Lake, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

The Lake

A travel blog entry by davefrendy

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... day... We woke up and I'm sure had a quick breakfast before heading for the bus to Bowness, which is basically a part of Windermere but technically the two are distinct townships. The bus ride was literally only about 10 minutes, mainly due to a couple ...

England (North West), Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

England (North West)

A travel blog entry by andyfreshwater

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... the heavens had opened and the mist had rolled in so we had to make do with a driving tour. Having arrived at Lake Windermere we headed across to Wast Water, voted Britain's Favourite View. We decided to take the scenic route across two passes, Waynot ...

Happy Anniversary!! And what a place to spend it!, Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Happy Anniversary!! And what a place to spend it!

A travel blog entry by chrisngary

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Well hello from Bowness. Today is our anniversary, so Happy Anniversary hun!! 20 years today!! Crikey!! Where did that go! Anyway, it was just  nice sightseeing day here today. We headed out on the lake today, taking the old steam boat down to a ...

The Incredible World of Beatrix Potter, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

The Incredible World of Beatrix Potter

A travel blog entry by kamyp

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... constructed from stone.We passed through the winding roads and at the end was a wonderful hotel situated on the edge of Lake Windermere and this is were we are lucky enough to have spent two nights. Supper was delicious and extremely expensive, three ...

Windermere - Truly a rest day, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Windermere - Truly a rest day

A travel blog entry by priceless

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With Dave still suffering from a cold/allergy issue and having had a very unsettled nights sleep, our priority is to get him to a doctor.  The local health centre has an opening at lunchtime, so we have a relaxed start to the morning, a walk round ...

The Lake District, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

The Lake District

A travel blog entry by missouri

Really nice little town, but its low season i.e. nothing was really open b/c its usually rainy and wet this time of year...and whattaya know? It was! On the upside, the little lake cruise that I went on was really serene and I had fun with the owners ...

Terrible Weather for a Train Ride, Windermere, United Kingdom travel blog

Terrible Weather for a Train Ride

A travel blog entry by sparsel

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... mile walk up a hill to the actual hostel, but when we finally made it the view was incredible. It sat atop a hill overlooking Windermere and the rolling hills. We felt so secluded up on the hill and it was quite peaceful.  After checking in we ...

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