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There are plenty of things to do in Bowness-on-Windermere to keep visitors entertained. Some of the popular activities include:

Beatrix Potter Gallery

The Beatrix Potter Gallery is a gallery run by the National Trust and in a 17th-century stone-built house in Hawkshead, Cumbria, England. It is dedicated to presenting original book illustrations by Beatrix Potter.

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Dove Cottage and The Wordsworth Museum

Dove Cottage is a house on the edge of Grasmere in the Lake District of England. It is best known as the home of the poet William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy Wordsworth from December 1799 to May 1808, where they spent over eight years of “plain living, but high thinking”

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Holker Hall

Holker Hall is a privately owned country house located about 2 km to the southwest of the village of Cartmel in the ceremonial county of Cumbria and historic county of Lancashire, England. It is “the grandest [building] of its date in Lancashire …by the best architects then living in the county.

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Blackwell Arts & Crafts House

Blackwell is a large house in the English Lake District, designed in the Arts and Crafts style by Baillie Scott. It was built in 1898–1900, as a holiday home for Sir Edward Holt, a wealthy Manchester brewer.

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The World Of Beatrix Potter

The World of Beatrix Potter™ is a vibrant family Attraction bringing to life Beatrix Potter’s enchanting stories in a magical recreation of the beautiful Lake District countryside. The exhibition features favourite characters from the famous books, an award-winning outdoor Peter Rabbit Garden, a superb character-themed family-friendly café and world-famous gift shop ensuring all generations of visitors can experience a little bit of Beatrix Potter magic.

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Hawkshead Trout Farm

Esthwaite Water is a beautiful, natural 280-acre private water situated in the heart of the English Lake District, with some of the best predator, trout and coarse fishing in the UK.

Located in a glacial valley between Lake Windermere and Coniston Water, Hawkshead sits at its northern tip and to the south is Grizedale Forest.

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Fell Foot Country Park

Fell Foot Park is a country park, formerly the grounds of a Victorian house, situated beside Windermere, a lake in Cumbria, England, and in the ownership of the National Trust. It is just north of Newby Bridge on the A592 road in the civil parish of Staveley-in-Cartmel in South Lakeland district.

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Aquarium Of The Lakes

Lakes Aquarium on the southern shore of Windermere. Explore the lakes of the world and discover incredible creatures. Book tickets in advance and save!

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Windermere Lake Cruises

Windermere Lake Cruises is a boat company which provides leisure trips on Windermere in the central part of the English Lake District. It is based in Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria

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