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Customer Reviews by Destination - Windermere & South Lakes

Windermere & South Lakes Holiday Reviews

View from Windermere to Langdale

For tranquil valleys, clear lakes, charming towns and elegant villages, book one of our superb South Lakes hotels. Choose from a collection of amazing Lake District destinations, as well as a fantastic selection of hotels in Windermere and the surrounding area for a truly memorable short break.

With our Windermere and South Lakes hotels, you can discover spectacular Lakeland scenery, as well as a whole host of amazing attractions, restaurants, cafes, pubs and shops.

  • For a magical experience the whole family can enjoy, head to The World of Beatrix Potter. Delve into the world of Peter Rabbit at this award-winning attraction, complete with an indoor recreation of the Lakeland countryside.
  • The biggest attraction in the area is the Lake District National Park itself. Perfect for outdoor enthusiasts, walkers and cyclists, you’ll have plenty of rolling hills, picturesque valleys and mountainous landscapes to discover.
  • Go back in time with a visit to the 12th century Kendal Castle and Museum. From here you’ll have stunning views of Kendal town, as well as insights into the history of this medieval ruin.
Whether you love the great outdoors or fancy a relaxing getaway in the Lakes, our hotels in Windermere and the South Lakes area are an excellent choice for a short break.

Number of Customer Reviews in this Destination - 753

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Short Break to the Lakes

Stay Date: 30/08/06, a customer who stayed at 4* The Wild Boar Inn in Windermere rated this hotel.

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A Much Needed Break

Stay Date: 19/01/07, a customer who stayed at 4* The Wild Boar Inn in Windermere wrote this review.

bitterley cold,but fantastic for walking, nice and quiet just how we like it, brilliant accomodation and friendly staff, all in all Fantastic See More  Read more information   Collapse  Hide

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Cold and Frosty Morning

Stay Date: 02/02/07, a customer from Sale who stayed at 4* The Wild Boar Inn in Windermere wrote this review.

We started with a drive along the lake, the light was beautiful and I have never seen Widermere look so magical. We stopped for a break at Lucy's of Ambleside - I had a hot chocolate that was fully See More  Read more information loaded with marshmallows, cream and flake - perfect on the cold and frosty morning. We also travelled on to Grasmere, Rydal Water was stunning with the trees and mountains reflected perfectly in thewater - just perfect !   Collapse  Hide

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Wild Boar Hotel

Stay Date: 16/03/07, a customer who stayed at 4* The Wild Boar Inn in Windermere wrote this review.

The hotel was very comfortable. The information on the web page gave the impression it was closer to the town than it actually was.The distance meant you either had to stay in the hotel for the See More  Read more information evening or pay £14 in taxi fairs which was a bit prohibiting. The food at the hotel was very good but the choice limited and rather expensive, as were the drinks. The staff were very helpful.   Collapse  Hide

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Well Deserved Break in the Lake District

Stay Date: 26/03/07, a customer who stayed at 4* The Wild Boar Inn in Windermere wrote this review.

Truly enjoyed our break at the Famous Wild Boar hotel. The staff were lovely & the food was even better. Ideally located a short drive from all the local attractions. Would recommend eating in the See More  Read more information hotel restaurant, very nice! As an added bonus, we got upgraded to a four poster room!   Collapse  Hide

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Wild Boar Hotel

Stay Date: 31/03/07, a customer from Hamilton who stayed at 4* The Wild Boar Inn in Windermere wrote this review.

Our break was a family occassion celebrating a diamond wedding. The hotel were most helpful in arranging adjacent rooms and the meals were excellent and the rooms clean and comfortable although See More  Read more information sound did travel from room to room. Windermere Golf Club is a short distance away on the road to Bo'ness which is approx. 5 minutes drive further on. Fell Foot Park, National Trust is a fifteen minutedrive where there are pleasant walks, picnic areas and access to the lake with rowing boats for hire.   Collapse  Hide

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Short Break in Windermere

Stay Date: 02/06/07, a customer from Bury St Edmunds who stayed at 4* The Wild Boar Inn in Windermere rated this hotel.

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40th Birthday in the lakes.

Stay Date: 20/08/07, a customer from Blackburn who stayed at 4* The Wild Boar Inn in Windermere wrote this review.

Stayed at the Wild Boar Hotel in between Crook and Bowness, a lovely hotel and even better food. You do need to drive as it can get pricey getting a taxi. Went to the zoo at Dalton very easy to See More  Read more information get to and went on the lake to the aquarium and took the train to Hawkshead.The sun was shining every day so we got beautiful views of the hills and mountains.   Collapse  Hide

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Lakes Break

Stay Date: 26/10/07, a customer from North Yorkshire who stayed at 4* The Wild Boar Inn in Windermere wrote this review.

Hotel was good although the walls were a bit thin which was a problem the first night with noisy neighbours. Food in Hotel is excellant but a little pricey when you have two youngsters who make See More  Read more information having a slow relaxing meal a challenge, could do with a brasserie or bar meals option. Good leisure facilities at low wood Fantastic area, plenty to do even in late season.   Collapse  Hide

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Short Break in Windermere

Stay Date: 31/05/08, a customer from North Humberside who stayed at 4* The Wild Boar Inn in Windermere rated this hotel.

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