Windermere is located in Cumbria and is known for being home to the largest natural lake in England. One of the biggest draws to Windermere is the lake and there are several resorts and lodges set on the banks of the lake. Windermere is also a popular spot for summer homes as well. There are a total of eighteen islands in the lake. There are many boating services that operate within the immediate vicinity and numerous boat races are held throughout the year in Windermere. Several world water speed records have been set on the waters of the lake.