Windermere is a city and civil parish in the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England. It has a population of 8,245 growing to 8,359 at the 2011 Census, and lies approximately half a mile faraway from the lake, Windermere. Although the metropolis Windermere does not touch the lake, it has now grown together with the older lakeside city of Bowness-on-Windermere, although the 2 keep distinguishable metropolis centres.
Tourism is popular inside the town as a result of its proximity to the lake and neighborhood surroundings. Boats from the piers in Bowness sail across the lake, many calling at Ambleside or at Lakeside where there is a restored railway. Windermere Hotel opened at the identical time as the railway. Historically a part of Westmorland, Windermere town was known as Birthwaite previous to the appearance of the Kendal and Windermere Railway, which inspired its improvement.
Windermere station gives teach and bus connections to the encompassing place, Manchester Airport and the West Coast Main Line. The geological formations around the location take their name from the metropolis. They are known as the Windermere Group of sedimentary rocks. The town's name is likewise given to the Rt. Hon. Dr David Clark, Baron Clark of Windermere, who now lives in Windermere.