Lakeside at Lake Windermere in Cumbria

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Lakeside is a very small village at the bottom of Lake Windermere, where the tour boats visit.

Lakeside is popular for its Steam Trains that run back and forth to Haverthwaite Railway Station, about 3 miles south of Lakeside.

There is a popular cafe above the train station, and the hotel has a popular beer garden, both with amazing views.

The image below is from a tour boat arriving from Bowness-on-Windermere at Lakeside, with the train station left, and hotel right.

Lakeside Map .

Lakeside Lake Windermere Cumbria image

The image below is of one of the tour boats arriving from Ambleside and Bowness. Lakeside to Ambleside at the north of Lake Windermere is about 14 miles. Lakeside to Bowness is about 9 miles.

This is a mid sized boat, there are much larger boats, and smaller boats to choose from. www.windermere-lakecruises.co.uk

Lake Windermere Tour Boat image

The image below is of the Lakeside Hotel overlooking Lake Windermere in Cumbria. The hotel has a garden by the lake, popular for tea, coffee, snacks and meals.

Lakeside Hotel map, reviews, offers .

Lakeside Hotel Cumbria image

The image below is of the Lakeside Aquarium in Cumbria, next to the Steam Train station and Lake Windermere Pier.

This is a fairly large Aquarium showing a large variety of fish that can be found in Cumbria, and others from around the world.

www.lakesaquarium.co.uk

Lakeside Aquarium Cumbria image

The image below is of the glass tunnel inside the Aquarium.

Lakeside Aquarium Cumbria inside image

The image below is of the Haverthwaite Railway Station situated about 3 miles south of Lakeside in Cumbria. The station has a kids play area and restaurant.

This railway ends here now, with just the steam trains running between the station and Lakeside between March and October from about 10.00 and 16.30, a very popular attraction. You can buy Lake Cruises and Steam Train tickets combined.

www.lakesiderailway.co.uk . Wiki Page for History .

Haverthwaite Railway Station image

Other attractions by Lakeside are the Stott Park Bobbin Mill half of a mile northwest. www.english-heritage.org.uk . Map

The Lakeland Motor Museum & Donald Campbell centre is situated 2 miles southwest with coach trips available with some Lake Cruise packages. Map

The South Lakes Safari Zoo is situated 14 miles southwest, there may be coach trips available in summer. Map .

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