Fun & Interesting Facts
Windermere is the longest (at an incredible 10.5 miles) and largest body of water England. Although there is actually only one ‘officially named lake’ in the Lake District, which is Bassenthwaite Lake. The others, including Windermere, are ‘meres’ or ‘waters’.
Nothing compares to the breath-taking experience that awaits you on a Lake District hot air balloon ride.
Our beautiful big red balloon launches close to the majestic Windermere, with stunning views of hills, valleys and lakes stretching out in all directions.
Declared a World Heritage Site in 2017, the stunning beauty of this glorious landscape can be fully appreciated from on high.
Go wherever the wind takes you on this truly unforgettable Lake District hot air balloon adventure – a flying experience unlike any other.
To the north east lies Windermere itself, the largest and most famous of all the areas bodies of water.
If you’re lucky, with the right wind you could find yourself drifting serenely over the lake itself.
Keep an eye out for Whitbarrow nature reserve and the many pretty rivers winding their way through the landscape.