Powerful, moving and emotional. Their journey was one of fine courage, their survival an inspiration”. Mr & Mrs Pascall, London.

Lake District Holocaust Project
Windermere Library
LA23 2AJ

Tel: 015394 88395

The locations marked on this OS map of 1958 are Windermere Library, where the Lake District Holocaust Project is now located in Windermere village, and slightly to the north can be seen the site of the ‘lost’ village of Calgarth Estate.

The  permanent exhibition ‘From Auschwitz to Ambleside ‘ is on the first floor of Windermere Library. There is a ramp for wheelchairs and disabled users and it is accessible by a stairway or lift.

There is a public car park on Broad Street, adjacent to Windermere Library, and access is available from this to the library building.

Entrance to the exhibition is free and visitors are welcome.


The exhibition opening hours are limited to library opening hours and as follows:
Monday 10 – 1pm
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 10am – 5pm,
Saturday 10am-1pm.

This wonderful exhibition reminds us what should NEVER happen to mankind again. Congratulations Windermere”. P. McIntyre, Australia.

I have taught the Holocaust in Secondary Schools for 10 years – but was unaware of the Windermere Boys. What a great project – keep up the good work”. C. Burgess, London

It stirs the soul. The stories of survival are humbling. Makes you proud to be human again“.   Ramon, The Netherlands.