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Windermere Christmas Celebration - 14/15 Dec

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Celebrate the best of the festive season in the heart of Windermere village.

Come along to the Victoria Street/High Street area of the village and get into the festive spirit with a whole day of activities that the whole family can enjoy.

  • A wide range of festive stalls selling fantastic seasonal gifts from knitwear to soaps.
  • Delicious food & drinks offerings available all day.
  • Live music & on street entertainment.
  • Ice skating rink.
  • Father Christmas.
  • Brass bands and choirs.
  • Elf trail.
  • The festivities will continue into the evening in the bars & pubs in the area.

WIndermere Christmas Celebration - a photo from a previous year

Sail and ride to the event.

Get to the market easily from Ambleside, Bowness or Lakeside or combine a scenic cruise with your day out.

A special sail and ride service will run the entire weekend and will be provided by Mountain Goat Tours. The shuttle bus departs every few minutes from outside Bowness Pier ( 1 minute walk to boat services and 5 minutes walk from all Bowness car parks) and Ellerthwaite Square (5 minutes walk from Windermere Christmas Celebration).

It is FREE for anyone.


  • Saturday 14th December - 11am - 7pm
  • Sunday 15th December - 10am - 4pm

A map of the bus pickups

Get your free Local Resident Discount card or Christmas Gift Voucher from our stand

Windermere Lake Cruises & Lakeland Motor Museum will have a stand at the market.

If you're a 'local' (living in the LA or CA postcode areas), come along and sign up for a FREE Local Residents Card.

We'll also have stocking fillers and Cruise Gift Vouchers for sale.

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