Designation of Rayrigg Meadow Windermere as a bathing water

Closed 5 Jan 2015

Opened 24 Nov 2014


We have received an application from South Lakeland District Council for Rayrigg Meadow, Windermere to be designated as a bathing water under the Bathing Water Directive (76/160/EEC, revised by 2006/7/EC). Evidence in support of the application is set out in the consultation document, which also shows the location of the bathing area.

Why We Are Consulting

We would welcome your views on whether Rayrigg Meadow should be added to the list of designated bathing waters.

You can respond online or to the email or postal address given in the survey document. Please tell us your views on the proposal and the reasons or evidence to support your views.


  • Environmental campaigners
  • Recreation sector
  • Families
  • Leisure industry
  • Tourism industry
  • Environmental Health Officers


  • Water quality
  • Bathing waters