As a major tourist destination, Bowness-on-Windermere offers access to all the attractions and the spectacular Lake District scenery, being easily accessible by car, bus and ferry.

Several attractions are within walking distance of the White Lodge, including The World of Beatrix Potter, and the highly popular Windermere Ferries. Information is available at the hotel on many of the local tourist attractions, as well as some recommendations of quieter and more remote beauty spots. 


As well as lake district attractions Bowness offers some excellent places to eat and drink.We would  highly recommend  that you pre-book restaurants for evening meals, to avoid disappointment.


Local Attractions include:

The World of Beatrix Potter

Brockhole and Tree Top Trek

Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum

Go Ape – Grizedale Forest

Go Ape Whinlater Forest

Keswick- Cumberland Pencil Museum

Holker Hall

Wray Castle

Honnister Pass

Aira Force

For more information and visitor attractions see

Go lakes

Travel and Access

1.5 miles from the A591

1.5 miles from Windermere Train Station

90 miles from Manchester Airport