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Things to do

Southview is situated in the heart of Windermere village and is an ideal base for spending time in the Lake District. Whether you want a relaxing stay or an adrenaline filled activity, there is sure to be something or somewhere for you.

For general tourist information and what’s on see: The tourist office website -

Local places of interest:

Windermere Lake cruises -
Ullswater Steamers -
The Beatrix Potter Museum –
Aira Force Waterfall -
Aquarium of the Lakes -
Brockhole -
Dove Cottage -
Holehird gardens -
Holker Hall and Gardens -
Lakeland Motor Museum -
Muncaster Castle -
South Lakes Animal Park -
Townend -
Rydal Mount -

You can head out on foot directly from Southview Guest house on a variety of paths both to the lake shore and up into the hills. As keen walker ourselves, we have a variety of books for you to peruse and are happy to advise and lend maps.

For a link to downloadable routes see:

For more information about local activities, please see the links below:


Mountain Goat -
Lake District Tours -
Lakes Supertours -

Bike Hire:

Country Lanes in Windermere -
Holmescales Activity Centre -

Horse Riding:

Lakeland pony trekking –
Bigland Hall Equestrian -

Water based activities:

Low Wood –
Windermere Canoe and Kayak Centre -
Sailing in Windermere -
Outrun Sailing -

Hot Air Ballooning:

High Adventure -
Virgin Balloon Flights -


Windermere Golf Club -
Carus Green Golf Club (Kendal) -
Kendal Golf Club -

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Windermere B&B lake cruise
Windermere B&B cycling
Windermere B&B hot-air ballooning
Windermere B&B watersports
Windermere B&B Beatrix Potter
Windermere B&B horse-riding

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