Bowness and Windermere Forward exist to promote and instigate partnership projects to achieve:

  • Enhanced Public Realm
  • Sustainable Connectivity Solutions
  • Resilient Communities (both residential and community)
  • Exceptional Visitor Experiences

Bowness and Windermere Forward benefit from the local private, public and charitable sectors who work together to identify and champion enhancement projects.

The board meet quarterly, minutes are available here:

Bowness and Windermere Forward commissioned the Douglas Wheeler Report in 2016 and employed a Project Manager, Helen Moriarty, in 2018.


Bowness & Windermere Forward Latest News

Bowness & Windermere businesses support a shake up for the towns

The first ‘Shake Up’ Bowness and Windermere event was a great success with over 40 businesses joining us at The Lamplighter in Windermere to share ideas and help shape the future of the area. Read the full article here: https://www.cumbriacrack.com/2019/04/04/bowness-windermere-businesses-support-a-shake-up-for-the-towns/ Bowness and Windermere Forward will harness the positivity shared by all to inform future projects, …

Glebe Tennis Court Events

Bowness & Windermere Forward are proud to present the following events at The Glebe Tennis Courts beginning in late March. Huge thanks to all our partners for supporting this venture which looks set to create a new offer for Bowness residents and visitors. Download full details here.  


To contact Bowness & Windermere Forward please email: helen@bwforward.org.uk