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  • One of the amazing things about being in the Lake District is that it brings groups of friends or family together, after a great day out walking in the beautiful fells or having an interesting day out sightseeing, thoughts always turn to food! Great Food......

  • Daytime in Windermere is bustling, with shops, attractions and lots of things going on, but when the sun goes down in the evening, there is just as much going on, if you know where to find it! Evenings in Windermere are relaxing and enjoyable and......

  • Brunch in the Lake District is a great pleasure, a nice lazy morning before heading out for brunch and then a walk in the fells or a sail on Windermere is something we all love to do, but it did get us thinking about the......

  • With the Christmas season nearly in full flow, trying to find the perfect gift can be a challenge. With presents being increasingly hard to buy for, especially if you want them to be welcome and most of all used, a gift certificate for The Urban......

  • The Lake District, and Bowness on Windermere especially, is a great place to be romantic. The rolling hills, large lakes and quiet spaces are a great place for couples of all ages to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and spend......

  • The combination of beautiful scenery, availability of water sports equipment to rent and fantastic restaurants to enjoy afterwards makes Windermere one of the best places to try water sports in the world! Actually the largest, and arguably the best lake in England, Windermere is a......

  • Variety is the spice of life, and this is even more true when it comes to keeping your family fed and happy while on holiday in the Lake District. With so much local produce, amazing restaurants and interesting food available we have made a few......

  • Bowness on Windermere is beautiful all year round, but it is magical at Christmas. Whether you are visiting for the first time or come every year there is always something new and exciting to discover to get you into the festive spirit....

  • Brunch really is one of the best meals of the day, especially at weekend or if you are on holiday. The Urban Food House in Bowness on Windermere serves great options for Brunch from 10am-2pm every day. Choose from a Full English Breakfast, Smashed Avocado......