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Windermere Location: Lake District, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom.

Windermere Post Code: LA23

Windermere Dialling Code: 015394

Population of Windermere: 8,245 (Census 2011)

Ordnance Survey Map Reference for Windermere: SD4198

Windermere's Twin Town is: Diessen am Ammersee (Southern Bavaria, Germany)

The tiny town of Windermere is perched around about one kilometer from the edge of the biggest lake in England, from where the town got its name, no portion of it actually contacts the lake, whilst its neighbour Bowness-on-Windermere does.

The 1st documented reference of the name ("Wynandermer") was in 1396, and would seem to be a blend of languages, the first portion Old Swedish (Vinandr, a personal name) and the 2nd portion "mere" from the Old English for pool or lake. The town wouldn't nevertheless have been referred to as this during this period, simply the lake itself.

Windermere - Main RoadAstonishing as it might seem, the Kendal and Windermere Railway Company were responsible for affording the town its name, because it was previously a settlement called Birthwaite, when the train service arrived in the vicinity in in eighteen forty seven, the train company made a decision to name it after the famous lake rather than the village itself, and thus it became known as "Windermere".

Found in the South Lakeland Region of Cumbria, the town has a populace of about 8,000 inhabitants, the area is great for travel and leisure and you can find a mixture of sightseeing attractions and museums, with the legendary lake by itself proving major draw. Windermere town has actually become combined with adjoining Bowness-on-Windermere, even if they are still two defined towns with individual town centres.

Lake Windermere: With a depth of up to two hundred and nineteen feet (sixty six metres), widths around one mile and a length of around 11 miles (18km), Lake Windermere is England's largest sized inland lake. Since the eighteen forty seven building of the Kendal and Windermere Railway, it has remained a popular tourist attraction, with over fifteen million tourists per year staying in the Lake District in total. It's a favorite for sailing, course fishing, photography, swimming & camping. The lake is a ribbon lake that was moulded during the last Ice Age, it's got eighteen isles in total the biggest named Belle Isle.

A selection of Windermere streets and roads: Rayrigg Rise, Oldfield Court, Mill Brow, Beechwood Close, Smithy Lane, The Hoo Lane, School Knott Drive, Main Road, Dubbs Road, Mill Beck Close, Lake Gardens, Brook Street, Lake Road, Droomer Lane, Crag Brow, Chestnut Road, Patterdale Road, Old Hall Road, Elim Grove, Holly Road, Borrans Lane, Bellman Close, Priory Gardens, Salisbury Place, Annisgarth Avenue, Victoria Road, Langrigge Drive, Breen Lane, Windward Way, Broad Street, Priory Grange, Limethwaite Road, South Crescent, St Mary's Park, Brow Close, Thornbarrow Road, Birkfield Road, Ghyll Close, Back Belsfield Road, Victoria Road North, Annisgarth Close, Helm Road, Fallbarrow Road, Ghyll Road, Bank Terrace, Birthwaite Station, Dodd's Lane, South Craig, Middle Entrance Drive, St Martin's Parade, Belle Isle View, Ferney Green Drive, Kendal Road, Rayrigg Gardens, The Spinney, Bank Road.

Attractions, places of interest, things to do and places to visit in and around Windermere: Lakeland Motor Museum, Biketreks, Brantwood, Bigland Hall Equestrian, Cumberland Pencil Museum, Zeffirellis Cinemas, Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway, Lakeland Miniature Village, Lake Windermere, Grizedale Forest Park, Abbott Lodge, The Play Barn, Predator Experience, Lakeland Equestrian, Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, Fitz Park BMX Track and Playground, High Adventure Balloon Flights, Brockhole Lake District Visitors Centre, Yew Tree Barn Gallery, The Keswick Spy Mission Treasure Trail, Ambleside Roman Fort, Sizergh Castle, Kendal Via Ferrata, Nichols Moss, Beatrix Potter's Hill Top and Gallery, Rufty Tuftys, Ambleside Climbing Wall, Windermere Lake Cruises, Aira Force, Stott Park Bobbin Mill - English Heritage, Fell Foot Park, Windermere Quays Marina, Treetop Trek Aerial Adventure, Grubbins Wood, King Kong Climbing Centre, Muncaster Castle, Shap Swimming Pool, Great Langdale, Go Ape Tree Top Junior, South Lakes Wild Animal Park, Dalton Leisure Centre, Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum, Arnside Beach, Foulshaw Moss, Dove Cottage and Wordsworth Museum, Happy Mount Park, Royalty Cinema, The Fun Factory Bowness, Furness Abbey, Wordsworth Museum, Levens Hall.

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The above information and facts should be useful for surrounding hamlets, villages and towns particularly: Ings, Coniston, Waterhead, Shap, Far Sawrey, Grizedale, Crook, Staveley, Bowness-on-Windermere, Glenridding, Lakeside, Burneside, Satterthwaite, Little Langdale, Graythwaite, Hawkshead, Droomer, Borrowdale, Kendal, Newby Bridge, Troutbeck Bridge, Ambleside, Grasmere, Oxenholme, Kentmere, Tebay. ROAD MAP - TODAY'S WEATHER

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