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Featured Windermere Family-Friendly Hotels

Applethwaite Cottage, Cosy, Log Burner, Wifi, 15 Minute Walk to Lakeside,
4.9/5Exceptional! (54 reviews)
Highly Recommend

"We enjoyed staying at this cozy and convenient located cottage for 4 nights. Andrea provided everything we needed inside. I would highly recommend for those who are looking for a cozy and high quality of standard living."…"

Reviewed on 29 Aug 2019

Applethwaite Cottage, Cosy, Log Burner, Wifi, 15 Minute Walk to Lakeside,
Lonsdale House
3.5 out of 5
Lake Road, Windermere, England
£84
per night
3 Nov-4 Nov
4.2/5Very Good! (211 reviews)

"Old style and quaint place and rooms. Very friendly and helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on 7 Apr 2019

Lonsdale House
Log Cabin On Shores Of Lake Windermere, Surrounded By Breathtaking Scenery
4.7/5Exceptional! (59 reviews)
Just returned - Aug-19

"Excellent stay. Description of property was spot on and we where pleasantly surprised when we arrived at the size and comfort of the lodge. Equipped with everything we needed. Even some outdoor toys to keep the little one occupied on the secure enclosed decking area. Little touches like that go a ..."…"

Reviewed on 31 Aug 2019

Log Cabin On Shores Of Lake Windermere, Surrounded By Breathtaking Scenery
Holly Lodge Guest House
4 out of 5
6 College Road, Windermere, England
£68
per night
6 Nov-7 Nov
4.5/5Wonderful! (84 reviews)

"The decor was so stunning. The staff were so friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The guest house is in a great location. The breakfast is brilliant, i love being able to pick from a large menu of choices the day before as it made breakfast time seamless."…"

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2019

Holly Lodge Guest House
Windermere Hydro Hotel
3 out of 5
Helm Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£72
per night
22 Oct-23 Oct
3.4/5 (404 reviews)

"wonderful staff and wonderful view. It is being refurbished and will look amazing"…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug 2019

Windermere Hydro Hotel
Beech Hill Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
Newby Bridge Road, Windermere, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£90
per night
22 Oct-23 Oct
4/5Very Good! (314 reviews)

"Loved the Lakeview from our Room ....Staff were amazing!!!"…"

Reviewed on 14 Oct 2019

Beech Hill Hotel & Spa
Laura Ashley Hotel The Belsfield
4 out of 5
Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, England
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£125
per night
11 Nov-12 Nov
4.3/5Excellent! (555 reviews)

"Hotel in a beautiful location with easy access to shops, bars & restaurants. Interior very classy and elegant, stunning lights and chandeliers throughout"…"

Reviewed on 15 Oct 2019

Laura Ashley Hotel The Belsfield
Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
23 Church Street, Windermere, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£229
per night
20 Oct-21 Oct
4.2/5Very Good! (682 reviews)

"just as usual.staff quite good but could be better!"…"

Reviewed on 3 Oct 2019

Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa
Melbourne Cottage Guest House
4 out of 5
2/3 Biskey Howe Rd, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, England
£70
per night
23 Oct-24 Oct
4.2/5Very Good! (167 reviews)

"Location to Bowness was excellent. Owners were very friendly. Room was lovely, bed was comfortable, ensuite was lovely and clean. It even had a little fridge in the wardrobe. Breakfast was awesome. At first we didn't know that they had designated parking at the end of the street but we did manage ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Aug 2019

Melbourne Cottage Guest House
All Seasons Guest House
3 out of 5
3 High Street, Windermere, England
£78
per night
20 Oct-21 Oct
4/5Very Good! (36 reviews)

"We found All Seasons to be a great place to stay with high standards and in a great location for exploring the Lakes from. Would definitely recommend."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2019

All Seasons Guest House
Craig Manor Hotel
3 out of 5
Lake Road, Bowness On Windermere, Windermere, England
£88
per night
3 Nov-4 Nov
4.1/5Very Good! (211 reviews)

"Pleasant friendly staff and perfectly situated between bowness and windermere"…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2019

Craig Manor Hotel
Langdale Chase Hotel
4 out of 5
Ambleside Road, Windermere, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£133
per night
3 Nov-4 Nov
4.5/5Wonderful! (194 reviews)

"An amazing place to stay. The view of the lake first thing in the morning through your bedroom window is to die for. Open the window and listen to the birds in the lovely garden. Sit and drink on the terrace while the sun goes down and then visit the restaurant. The food was a bit "posh" for my liking ..."…"

Reviewed on 5 Oct 2019

Langdale Chase Hotel
Lindeth Fell Country House
5 out of 5
Lyth Valley Road , Windermere, England
£139
per night
3 Nov-4 Nov
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Excellent

"Relaxed formality - this is a fantastic stay. The staff and the owner are very welcoming, and our all too short stay was eased with attention to detail and the high quality of the food ,service and accommodation. Well worth a visit. If you like a quiet quality environment I would strongly recommend ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Sep 2019

Lindeth Fell Country House
Lingwood Lodge
4 out of 5
Birkett Hill, Windermere, England
£95
per night
3 Nov-4 Nov
4.9/5Exceptional! (35 reviews)

"Good location, acess to shops and restaurants. Parking spaces. Beautiful room with all facilities, clean and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2019

Lingwood Lodge
Spacious House By Lake Windermere In World Heritage Lake District National Park
£673
per night
27 Oct-28 Oct
3.8/5Good! (4 reviews)
Good location

"The property was in a good position. Everything you need is available. Owner answered all questions promptly & refunded deposit quickly. Please be careful of the drawer handles in 1st floor kitchen, they are low & very sharp, a couple of our party received nasty injuries so we kept the children out ..."…"

Reviewed on 31 Aug 2017

Spacious House By Lake Windermere In World Heritage Lake District National Park
Modern Lodge set in Relaxing Surrounding With Leisure Facilities and Free Wifi
4.9/5Exceptional! (29 reviews)
The lodge was perfect

"Lovely holiday the lodge was perfect well equipped and spacious The site was clean and quiet Would highly recommend"…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2019

Modern Lodge set in Relaxing Surrounding With Leisure Facilities and Free Wifi
Oldfield House
4 out of 5
Oldfield Road, Windermere, England
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4.6/5Wonderful! (77 reviews)
Loverly people, lovely area!

"Fantastic! Brilliant stay in a cosy quiet b&b! Great staff and near to Lake Windermere! Can not fault or praise the owners highly enough! If your heading to the Lakes we highly recommend Oldfield house!!!"…"

Reviewed on 10 Oct 2016

Oldfield House
Perfectly Located Apartment Near the Lake Shore, in the Heart of Bowness Village
Ash Street, Admiral's Nest, The Ginnel Flats, Windermere, ENG
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4/5Very Good! (3 reviews)
Lovely, central location. Great outdoor space to eat, relax.

"Quaint village with all amenities...lovely cafes, bars and shops. Close to lake and ferries."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jul 2018

Perfectly Located Apartment Near the Lake Shore, in the Heart of Bowness Village
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Where should we stay in Windermere?

The secluded destination of Windermere is a great choice if you've been considering a holiday with the children. The popular aquarium, lake views and sunny weather are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family holidays. When you're thinking about where you should stay in Windermere, you might want to consider one of the 55 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation here.

Families on holiday have good things to say about these types of accommodation:

Laura Ashley Hotel The Belsfield: Offers 2 restaurants, free parking and laundry facilities. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 4-star hotel.

Windermere Hydro Hotel – Features an indoor pool, a restaurant and free parking. The overall comfort and clean rooms make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.

Beech Hill Hotel & Spa – Offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant and free parking. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 4-star hotel.

When should we visit Windermere?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family holiday. Use these tips to plan when to grab the children and head to Windermere.

  • Hottest months: August, July, June and September, with an average temperature of 19°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, March and December, with an average temperature of 1°F
  • Driest months: April, May, June and July, with an average rainfall of 1 inches
  • Rainiest months: November, August, March and October, with an average rainfall of 2.25 inches

What should we see and do in Windermere?

While you are visiting Windermere, you may want to round up the youngsters and make time to see interesting attractions such as World of Beatrix Potter and Old Laundry Theatre. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Brockhole - the Lake District Visitor Centre and Townend.

Getting around Windermere

To venture out into the surrounding area, ride aboard one of the trains from Windermere Station. Windermere might not have many public transport options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore the city.

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