Linthwaite House Hotel
gilpin lake house view
Gilpin Lake House
Storrs Hall
The Brimstone Hotel
Brimstone Hotel
Gilpin Spa Lodges
Gilpin Hotel

Our Hotels

Boasting phenomenal views, award winning dining and the best boutique accommodation, these luxury hotels in Windermere provide guests with an unforgettable experience.

STORRS HALL, Windermere


GILPIN HOTEL, Lake District



Things to do in the Windermere

There is an endless amount of things to get up to in this top destination. From boat trips to off roading, we have selected the best activities and things to do in Windermere.

Out and About

Orrest head

Number one thing to do on TripAdvisor, this courageous walk is 784 feet above sea level. Follow in the footsteps of Wainwright and enjoy the easy climb up to the summit of Orrest Head from Windermere Information Centre.

World of Beatrix Potter

Inspired by the stunning scenery of the Lake District, Beatrix Potter wrote a series of fantastic children’s books, which are brought to life at this magical attraction. Step into the world of Beatrix Potter and see the life of Peter Rabbit and friends. Children and adults alike will love this colourful place where they can walk among the beautiful gardens.

Boat trips

No visit to Windermere is complete without some form of boating trip on the magnificent lake, Whether you want to enjoy a relaxing Windermere Lake Cruise, canoeing or hiring a row boat or motor boat, there is a number of options from various parts of the lake.

Lakeland Motor Museum

Just a couple of miles from Newby Bridge, this museum houses an incredible collection of classic cars, from Aston Martins and MGs to Audi Quattros.

Off Roading

Get the adrenalin pumping with an exciting 4×4 experience. Take to the wheel and explore the backwaters of the Lake District, allowing you to see places off the beaten track that you wouldn’t otherwise see.