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Lake Windermere Car Ferry

Ferry crossing webcam showing the crossing over Lake Windermere to Bowness-on-Windermere.

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Watching the ferry crossing at Far Sawrey to Bowness-on-windermere, Cumbria's Lake Windermere transports you literally to the serenity and beauty of the Lake District.

Lake Windermere, at 12 miles long, one mile wide and 220 feet deep, is the largest natural lake in England, and is fed by numerous rivers. The Romans built their fort of Galava at its northern end (Waterhead), and it has always been an important waterway for movement of heavy materials.

This Streamdays camera is provided by The Freshwater Biological Association, a Registered Charity and an independent membership organisation, with members drawn from around the world. Founded in 1929, it promotes freshwater biology through scientific meetings, publications, research and authoritative advice. It publishes a variety of identification keys to freshwater organisms and other specialist volumes, and has one of the finest freshwater libraries in the world.