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Bowness and Windermere


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 Places to stay in Bowness and Windermere

Elim House
Biskey Howe Road, Bowness Cumbria LA23 2JP
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 Property type: Guesthouse


Built approximately 150 years ago from traditional Lakeland stone, Elim House is ideally situated in a quiet road, perfect for a peaceful break. Min 2 nights weekend.

Room TypePer room
2 single ensuite rooms45.00
4 double ensuite rooms70.00
4 twin ensuite rooms70.00


 
 
Last updated: 7/27/2016


 
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Lynwood
Broad Street, Bowness on Windermere Cumbria LA23 2AB
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 Property type: B & B


Relax in our elegant Victorian house in the heart of Windermere. Each of our bedrooms are individually furnished + smoke free, having en-suite shower/WC, colour TV, hairdryer & complimentary beverages. MIN 2 NIGHTS at weekend

Room TypePer room
2 double rooms (shared facilities)68.00
1 twin room (shared facilities)68.00
2 family rooms (shared facilities)102.00


 
dogs accepted here vegetarians catered for packed lunches available 
 
Last updated: 7/27/2016

 
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White Lodge Hotel
Lake Road, Bowness on Windermere Cumbria LA232JJ
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 Property type: Country House Hotel


White Lodge Hotel, a small, friendly, family-owned hotel, was originally a Victorian country house. Situated on Lake Road, only a short walk from Bowness Bay. Some have lake views or four posters, and all have en suite bathrooms. All have colour televisions and complimentary tea-making facilities.

Distance from path: On route

Room TypePer room
1 single ensuite room52.00
4 double ensuite rooms120.00
3 twin ensuite rooms120.00

  
 
vegetarians catered for this property has an alcohol licence packed lunches available evening meal available drying facilities available 
 
Last updated: 4/30/2015


 
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Royal Oak Inn
Brantfell Road, Bowness on Windermere Cumbria LA23 3EG
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 Property type: Guesthouse


The Royal Oak Inn is a small, family run pub with a warm, welcoming atmosphere, and enjoys a busy life all year round. Situated in the very heart of Bowness-on-Windermere, The Oak is literally a stone's throw from the Bowness Bay piers, Lake Windermere and only a few minutes walk from the many traditional craft and gift shops. We offer superb non-smoking accommodation, a wide variety of traditional real ales, log fires and excellent home cooked food. MIN 2 NIGHTS STAY AT WEEKEND.

Room TypePer room
2 single ensuite rooms50.00
6 double ensuite rooms85.00

  
 
vegetarians catered for this property has an alcohol licence packed lunches available evening meal available drying facilities available 
 
Last updated: 5/6/2016


 
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Eastbourne Hotel
Biskey Howe Road , Bowness on Windermere Cumbria LA23 2JR
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 Property type: Country House Hotel
 Accreditations: ETB 4 Diamond


A traditional lakeland stone house, in a quiet central location. There is a lounge, a non smoking policy, tea and coffee making facilities in the rooms and the guesthouse has a licence; there is no bar, but can provide drinks. Min 2 nights booking on weekends.

Room TypePer room
1 single ensuite room70.00
2 double ensuite rooms90.00
2 twin ensuite rooms90.00


 
vegetarians catered for drying facilities available 
 
Last updated: 2/16/2016


 
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Lakes Taxis Office
Unit 5, Victoria Forge, Bowness and Windermere  LA23 1AD
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 Accreditations: Not Classified


LUGGAGE DROP OFF POINT and Sherpa's daily bus service pick up point from Bowness and Windermere to Ilkley at approximately 4 p.m. (to be booked in advance). Lakes Taxis Office situated on Victoria Street, Windermere is located very close to the train station and is available for luggage drop off at a cost of 2 per bag payable direct to Lakes Taxis. Approximately 1.5 miles from the end of the route.

Distance from path: End of route


 
 
Last updated: 12/15/2016

 
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Brathay Lodge
Rothay Road, Ambleside  LA22 0EE
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 Property type: Guesthouse
 Accreditations: Not Classified


Brathay Lodge in Ambleside four miles from the end of the Dalesway, is a traditional English Lake District B & B which was originally built as two semi detached properties around 1890 probably to satisfy the demand for guest, B&B, hotel and Pet Friendly accommodation by the Lake District tourist industry which was then in its infancy. The property is of a contemporary style B & B. The brief to the interior design team was to create an informal atmosphere conducive to unwinding with high class guest accommodation to a high quality hotel / B & B standard.

Distance from path: 4 miles   OS reference: 24921 91831

Room TypePer room
3 double ensuite rooms80.00
4 twin ensuite rooms88.00
4 family ensuite rooms-

  
 
vegetarians catered for packed lunches available drying facilities available 
 
Last updated: 4/30/2015

 
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Lingwood
Birkett Hill, , Bowness on Windermere Cumbria LA23 3EZ
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 Property type: B & B


Peacefully located in its own grounds just 400m from Windermere Steamer Piers and the village of Bowness, Lingwood Lodge offers a relaxed stay in an immaculately presented Guest House. Judy and Phil offer you a warm welcome into their home for your visit to the heart of the English Lake District. Lingwood Lodge has 6 letting bedrooms decorated and equipped to a high standard in a contemporary style to provide guests with a comfortable space to relax in with every amenity to hand.

Location and supplementary information [view map]
Distance from Walk: 0.5 miles The house is located within 400 yards of Lake Windermere. Only a short stroll brings you to the boats, shops and restaurants. We now have a minimum of 2 nights stay.
 
Distance from path: 0.5 miles   OS reference: 402963

Room TypePer room
1 single ensuite room85.00
2 double ensuite rooms100.00
2 twin ensuite rooms100.00
1 family ensuite room140.00
1 double room (shared facilities)-
1 twin room (shared facilities)-

  
 
vegetarians catered for packed lunches available drying facilities available 
 
Last updated: 12/19/2016


 
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Bowfell Cottage
Storrs Park, Bowness on Windermere Cumbria LA23 3JY
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 Property type: B & B
 Accreditations: ETB 3 Diamond


An attractive late Victorian stone cottage in the heart of the Lake District National Park. Admirably situated in a tranquil setting in semi rural surroundings just over one mile south of Bowness Bay, with several lake cruises, and all its tourist attractions. The long standing resident owners specialise in comfortable accommodation, a welcoming and homely atmosphere, and good home cooking with a varied menu.

Location and supplementary information [view map]
From Bowness centre, opposite St Martin's church, take A5074, Kendal Road for 1.25 miles. Middle Entrance Drive is on the right-hand side; entrance to property is 100yds down lane. Public transport to Windermere station and we will collect from there.
 
Distance from path: 1 mile   OS reference: 403951

Room TypePer room
1 single ensuite room-
2 double ensuite rooms66.00
2 twin rooms (shared facilities)66.00


 
dogs accepted here vegetarians catered for packed lunches available evening meal available drying facilities available this is a no smoking property 
 
Last updated: 12/3/2015


 
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Fairfield House
Brantfell Road , Bowness on Windermere Cumbria LA23 3AE
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Fax: 01539 446565


 Property type: Guesthouse
 Accreditations: ETC 4 Stars


Car parking with pre-walk parking for residents (max one car). Finish your walk in style and comfort. Large lounge, free internet, standard and luxury rooms with four poster beds and state-of-the-art bathrooms. Licensed with garden terrace where drinks can be served. Evening Meals are available in Bowness 200 yards away. (Please note that we offer a quality standard and ask you to remove boots and dirty outer clothing before entering our reception). Minimum of two nights during July, August and early September.

Location and supplementary information [view map]
Actually on the dales way as you walk into Bowness.
 
Distance from path: End of Route   OS reference: 404967

Room TypePer room
1 single ensuite room74.00
8 double ensuite rooms94.00
3 twin ensuite rooms94.00
1 family ensuite room128.00

  
 
dogs accepted here vegetarians catered for this property has an alcohol licence packed lunches available evening meal available drying facilities available this is a no smoking property 
 
Last updated: 12/20/2016


 
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Blenheim Lodge
Brantfell Road, Bowness on Windermere Cumbria LA23 3AE
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 Property type: Guesthouse


This is the first accommodation you see when you finish the Dales Way a charming English Lakeland guest house that is filled with warmth and friendliness. Welcome to Blenheim Lodge, where Janz and Robert Duncan will make you feel at home in their AA 4-star B&B which is exclusively for non-smokers. There are outside taps for walkers to clean off dirty boots, and also a drying room. Set against the background of National Trust countryside, the Dales Way walk is only a half-minute stroll from our front door. Ten of our bedrooms boast far-reaching views of Lake Windermere and the hills beyond, with one bedroom overlooking the fields and woodlands that accompany the Dales Way Walk. Enjoy a quiet peaceful setting in our comfortable guest house located off the busy main roads of Bowness town, yet only a 5-minute walk to the town centre and Lake Windermere. Come in for a cuppa to our guest lounge as you come off the Dales Way and relax in our cosy lounge. There is a charge for payment using cards.

Location and supplementary information [view map]
Quiet, peaceful, Dalesway ends in our backyard. Lakeview 3-5 minutes walk from al amenities, lake, pier, parking.
 
Distance from path: On Route   OS reference: 405966

Room TypePer room
3 single ensuite rooms63.00
8 double ensuite rooms90.00
1 twin ensuite room130.00
1 family ensuite room169.00

  
 
vegetarians catered for this property has an alcohol licence packed lunches available evening meal available drying facilities available this is a no smoking property 
 
Last updated: 1/30/2017

 
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Elim Lodge
Biskey Howe Road, Bowness on Windermere Cumbria LA23 2JP
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 Property type: B & B


Rob and Karen welcome you to a warm, friendly and peaceful run B & B set in the heart of the English Lake District.. Catering for all especially walkers, couples, singles, vegetarians, bikers, cyclists etc. All rooms have private facilities or are en suite. We are Visit Britain Inspected. Situated in the heart of Bowness village, just off the A5074. Seven minutes walk to Lake Windermere from Biskey Howe Road.

Distance from path: 3/4 mile   OS reference: 407973

Room TypePer room
1 single ensuite room45.00
3 double ensuite rooms90.00
2 twin ensuite rooms90.00
1 family ensuite room-
1 double room (shared facilities)70.00
1 twin room (shared facilities)70.00

  
 
vegetarians catered for packed lunches available drying facilities available this is a no smoking property 
 
Last updated: 4/30/2015


 
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Holly Lodge
6 College Road, Bowness on Windermere Cumbria LA23 1BX
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 Property type: B & B


Holly Lodge is situated in Windermere, 20 minutes walk from the end of the trail in Bowness, but close to the railway station. Holly Lodge, built in 1854, is one of the oldest houses in Windermere. It is situated just off the main road in the village in a quiet position, close to shops, restaurants, buses and trains. You can be sure of a warm welcome at Holly Lodge. All nine en-suite bedrooms are individually decorated, with a refreshment tray, colour T.V. hairdryers and radio alarm clock. Two deluxe recently refurbished rooms @ 90 per night.

Location and supplementary information [view map]
1 mile from end of trail.
 
Distance from path: 1 1/2 mile   OS reference: 412984

Room TypePer room
1 single ensuite room55.00
5 double ensuite rooms75.00
1 twin ensuite room80.00
3 family ensuite rooms110.00

  
 
vegetarians catered for packed lunches available drying facilities available 
 
Last updated: 10/19/2016


 
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Invergarry Guest House
Thornbarrow Road, Windermere  LA23 2EW
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 Property type: B & B
 Accreditations: Not Classified


Invergarry Guest House is focused on providing high-quality service and customer satisfaction - we will do everything we can to meet your expectations. Invergarry is a traditional lakeland guest house for adults only. Our breakfast menu is varied and all breakfasts are made to order using local produce. All our preserves are homemade. All our rooms have en suite showers, digital TV, Complimentary tea and coffee facilities as well as a slice of homemade cake.

Distance from path: End of the route   OS reference: SD 40937 97585

Room TypePer room
5 double ensuite rooms77.00
1 twin ensuite room77.00

  
 
dogs accepted here vegetarians catered for packed lunches available drying facilities available 
 
Last updated: 12/3/2015

 
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Alternatively, you might like to try the following hotels just outside Bowness and Windermere...

YHA Ambleside, Ambleside, 2 miles on from Bowness and Windermere.
YHA Windermere, , less than a mile from Bowness and Windermere.
Lyndhurst, Ambleside, 2 miles on from Bowness and Windermere.
The Mortal Man , , 1 mile on from Bowness and Windermere.


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pets accepted herePets accepted   packed lunches availablePacked lunches available
evening meal availableEvening meals available   this is a no smoking propertyNo smoking property