Distinct from Bowness, though it seems to merge into one, this small village has lovely traditional butchers and a lot of other locally owned artisan shops
Lovely local town approximately 1/2 mile from Priory Manor, offering shops, restaurants, pubs, grocery stores, butchers, chemist and train station.
Windermere is 50 miles from Carlisle. (1 hour 10 mins by car) It is surrounded by peaks and villages, including Bowness on Windermere, the world of Beatrix Potter and also Hill Top Farm at Near Sawry near Hawkshead which was once the home of Beatrix Potter
Lots of shops, bars and resteraunts all within 3 minute walk of the front door of Puddleduck cottage.