Located on the banks of Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere is a famous tourist spot and is located on the eastern shores of Lake Windermere just south of Windermere town. Besides during the recently concluded 2012 Olympic Games, the Olympic torch stopped at Bowness before going to the opening ceremony of Olympic Games giving the town more visibility to the outside world. They are lot of beautiful credits given to this place and it is a great place to spend quality leisure time with family. This town also inspired the town of Rio in the Arthur Ransome‘s Swallows and Amazons series.
The Windermere information center located on Lake District National Park gives information about Bownes to most visitors. The leaflets, guides and Lakeland souvenirs provide handful information and guides about places to visit and Bowness holiday rentals. The top most attraction is definitely the World of Beatrix Potter, whereas the historic Royalty Cinema provides entertainment all the year around.
Besides watersports and outdoor activities around Lake Windermere, a simple walk on the lake Windermere can be refreshing. This town is located along the Dales Way walking path. For shoppers, there are plenty of options: clothing shops, independent book shops, gift shops, Beatrix Potter the Emporium Gift Shop etc. Inorder to take advantage of Browness, the High quality beautiful Bowness holiday rentals are available for visitors. The town offers great choices for pet friendly accommodation, beautiful wedding venues, lakeside view apartments that are delight to the eyes.
Windermere Lake Cruises ferry services that connects Lakeside (southern shore gateway) and Bowness is a commonly used by lot of visitors. If you love cycling, then the Cumbrian section of National Route 6 (Sustrans) between Kendal and Windermere can be used. The town is also well connected by the bus services from Kendal and Grasmere. The nearest station is Oxenholme station (Kendal) on the fast West Coast mainline between London and Scotland.