Tickets flying out the door!

Windermere air show festival 2011 - TicketsWINDERMERE AIR FESTIVAL 2011

Windermere Air Festival are delighted to announce that tickets for this year’s event are now on sale.  All you have to do is visit and click through to buy tickets.

This year the Air Base will be home to the military village, static displays, live music, re-enactments, local food stalls, kids activities, refreshment tent, simulators and loads more.  You will be guaranteeing your seat in the best viewing position to watch the display. Entry to the Air Base is just £5 for adults, £2.50 for children between 5-15yrs and free for 4years and under. Click here to read more »

Windermere Air Festival 2011 prepares for a TAKE-OFF!

Windermere Air Festival 2011Families in Cumbria and the north of England have a great day in store at this year’s new-look Windermere Air Festival 2011.

The two day event will be bigger than better than ever before, still offering all the familiar family favourites – including eight breath-taking air displays each day, a military village and flying simulator – but also, for the first time, new kids have-a-go activities plus face painting, circus skills, music and great local food stalls.

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Windermere Hotels Fairy Awards 2010

Windermere Hotels Fairy is Windermere’s very own FREE hotel price comparison site, allowing you to compare the cheapest hotel deals in town in seconds.

We’re beginning off this years Hotels Fairy Awards with a special competition to find the best hotels in the Lake District, one of England’s most magical regions.  As part of that, we’re looking to find the most magical hotel in Windermere. Click here to read more »

Holbeck Ghyll Hotel to be extended

Holbeck Ghyll Hotel


The Holbeck Ghyll Hotel in Windermere has had a planning application approved to extend the dining room in order to create a more comfortable and relaxed experience for its guests, as well as a new cocktail loungeto enjoy pre-meal drinks. Click here to read more »

Langdale Chase Hotel Windermere

The Langdale Chase Hotel on Lake Windermere is being featured as the focus of a 12 part documentary series ‘The Lakes’.  The series about Cumbria and The Lake District started on the 4th of January 2010 ad will be shown on ITV1 at 8pm on Mondays until March.  Click here to read more »

Cumbria is one of the UK’s Top Restaurant Destinations

If good food is one of the things that makes a holiday special for you, then there are a few better places you could visit in the UK than Cumbria, which this year is proud to be the home of no less than 4 Michelin starred restaurants, three of which are within the Lake District National Park.

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Four might not sound like a lot, but to put it in perspective, it is the same number as the whole of Wales, and the Republic of Ireland has just 6 in total. Click here to read more »

Windermere Hotel Owners Help Flood Victims

Lake District residents and hoteliers Lain and Jackie Garside has raised £2500 to help victims of the recent floods after the own home in Bowness was flooded by Windermere’s rising waters at the end of last year. Click here to read more »

Goodbye Lakeland Echo

After 30 years reporting or local news in the Lake District, the Lakeland Echo closed its doors in December with a celebration event at the Hydro Hotel Windermere organised by the paper’s founder Andrew Wilson. Click here to read more »

Cedar Manor Hotel Windermere voted one of the best in UK

The 2 star Cedar Manor Hotel in Windermere has beaten some of the UK’s most famous and expensive hotels to be 22nd in an annual poll on Trip Advisor of the best 25 hotels in the UK.

Cedar Manor Hotel in Windermere

As a public vote, the poll reveals what guests really think about the hotels they stay in and the success of hotels such as Cedar Manor shows that for holiday makers, characterful features and genuine personal service and more important than Michelin starred restaurants and swimming pools.

Also, in the Lake District, The Waterhead Hotel in Ambleside made it into the listings at no.25.

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Top 5 Best View hotels in Windermere

Once you’ve arrived in a breathtaking region like that which surrounds Lake Windermere, you cannot help but focus your search for accommodations on those Windermere hotels that afford the best views of the lake and the fells that make the district such a pleasing and picturesque place to be.  Now, if you’re serious about finding accommodations with a view, please take a few minutes to investigate the following top 5 best view hotels in Windermere.  You won’t regret it.

Best View hotels in Windermere

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