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Bowness and Windermere parks

Bowness Promenade, LA23 3HE

Bowness promenade is an area of formal planting and benches, with spectacular views across Windermere lake.

This area has access to boating, shops, restaurants and cafes. 

The Glebe, LA23 3HE

The Glebe is a large grassed area next to the Promenade with a bandstand that holds performances regularly during the summer months. There are also tennis courts and pitch and putt and crazy golf courses. The sports facilities at the Glebe are operated by our leisure providers Better.

Facilities at the Glebe

Queen's Park, LA23 2AW

This is a popular park on Park Road in Windermere with a football pitch, cricket pitch, crown green bowling, tennis courts, squash pavilion, children’s play area and skate park.

Rayrigg Meadow, LA23 1BP

 This recreation ground is part of the Millerground area on Rayrigg Road beside Lake Windermere. It has a:

  • outdoor adventure centre
  • full size football pitch
  • children's play area
  • picnic and barbecue areas
  • lake frontage with public jetties and swimming areas

Work started on Monday 5 November at Rayrigg Meadow to improve the paths and the drainage. Areas of the park will be closed during this construction work but we hope to keep disruption to a minimum. 

The Millerground Enhancement Group have raised over £150,000 to improve the footpaths giving access to the lake for everyone and to provide a new children's playground. Work on the playground will start next year, with plans to open early summer.

If you would like to know more about this project please contact the Parks and Open Spaces team.

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