Just two miles from Ings Mill Park is the popular tourist areas of Windermere and Bowness, boasting a variety of pubs, restaurants, shops, cafes, attractions and the magnificent Lake Windermere. 

Things to do in Windermere and Bowness

WINDERMERE LAKE CRUISES

WINDERMERE LAKE CRUISES

Cruise England's largest lake in the heart of the Lake District with Windermere Lake Cruises, for the most scenic views of the Lakeland fells. With docks at Bowness, Ambleside and Lakeside, be sure to explore local attractions for the perfect day out. Combine a cruise with a local attraction.

BROCKHOLE VISITOR CENTRE

BROCKHOLE VISITOR CENTRE

Enjoy a day out at Brockhole National Park Visitor Centre situated on the shores of Lake Windermere just off the A591. Visit the indoor exhibition and the famous Thomas Mawson gardens. For the more adventurous try the thrilling adventure playground or take a boat trip from the jetty to Waterhead.

WORLD OF BEATRIX POTTER

WORLD OF BEATRIX POTTER

Visit The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction in Bowness-on-Windermere where you can discover Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle-Duck and all their friends in a magical indoor recreation of Beatrix Potter‘s little books, complete with the sights, sounds and smells of the countryside.

LAKES AQUARIUM

LAKES AQUARIUM

Lakes Aquarium is situated at one of the cruise docking points at Lakeside near the south of Lake Windermere. The aquarium contains both freshwater and salt water aquatic animals. This friendly attracton offers day trips when combined with a trip on a steam train or cruise.