For a good old fashioned dose of fresh air, Windermere - with its wonderful sailing opportunities and lakeside charm - is a beautiful place to take the kids. Whether you’re looking for spectacular views, a large garden or a cosy log burning fire, Snaptrip’s child friendly holiday cottages combine with Windermere’s family-orientated spirit to create a fabulous group holiday.
Holidays to the British countryside are a wonderful opportunity to explore this amazing island while spending quality time with the family, and it just so happens that Windermere is up there with the best of the bunch. Set in the gorgeous Lake District National Park - think a miniature Scotland slap bang in the North West of England - you’re guaranteed beauty whatever the weather.
Child Friendly activities in Windermere
Windermere is abound with activities to keep the kids busy. Bring your sturdiest boots for an afternoon of thrill-seeking with the guys at Crags Adventures and their range of outdoor activities, including the slipping and sliding, climbing and jumping that is ghyll scrambling at Windermere’s natural gorges. Or venture down to Treetops Nets and live the monkey-life as you swing suspended from the huge oak trees!
Over in Bowness-on-Windermere, swing by The World of Beatrix Potter to immerse yourself in the playful world of this prolific Lake District author and of course, no visit to Windermere is complete without a visit to the Fun Factory! A multi-level play-haven featuring slides, ball pits and wobbly bridges - it’s a great way to keep the kids entertained.
Nearby you can also visit the quaint villages of Hawkshead, Ambleside and Grasmere.