From the moment you turn into the drive you realise that this really is a special place.
A truly magnificent country house hotel, which commands panoramic and inspirational views of Lake Windermere and mountains from the seclusion of its own wooded grounds. Just three miles north of Windermere and two miles south of Ambleside, it is situated in the heart of Lakeland.
Follow in the footsteps of famous historical figures like Sir Walter Scott and William Wordsworth and spend the night at the welcoming Swan Hotel in Grasmere. Built as a coaching inn in 1650, this Lake District hotel now offers visitors comfortable rooms with plenty of character. After a long day out walking on the fells, take off your boots in the Drying Room and drop off to sleep in a large comfortable bed. Upgrade to an Executive Room for views over the garden or choose one of our Feature Rooms for a unique canopy bed. Interconnecting rooms are available for families and Accessible Rooms are located on the ground floor.
We here at the Swan are a dog friendly hotel and accept all dogs but there is a supplement charge to your room of £15 per dog per night.
Broadoaks Luxury Country House Hotel offers fifteen individually designed 5 star boutique and very romantic bedrooms . Our attention to detail and a combination of tasteful period styling combined with our unique 5 star service, makes this the perfect getaway . Our accommodation at this Lake District hotel boasts rooms with hand carved 4 poster beds, double ended Spa baths , real log fires , we even have one with a TV in the bathroom so you can sneak off to watch your favourite soap ! A romantic break at Broadoaks is really quite an experience.
We have an appetite for fine things, and the dining experience at Broadoaks is truly special. From a light lunch or afternoon tea to the range of signature dishes developed by our head chef Taran Baxter, the award winning Michelin recommended kitchen at Broadoaks in the Lake District is passionate about the food we produce and always eager to create a mouth watering experience.
Address: Broadoaks Country House, Bridge Lane, Troutbeck, Windermere, LA23 1LA
From the moment you arrive at our luxurious four-star hideaway in the heart of the English Lake District it feels like home. With restful bedrooms, delicious fine dining inspired by fresh local produce and indulgent treatments in our luxury spa and pool, Lakeside is the perfect place to escape.
Our seamless blend of country-house character and contemporary four star luxury will make you feel completely at home – whether taking tea in the conservatory, relaxing in the pool or enjoying a glass of Champagne on the lake terrace.
For getaways, get-togethers and all kinds of celebrations, our professional service and relaxed warmth make every occasion special.
Address: Lakeside Hotel, Lake Windermere, Newby Bridge, LA12 8AT
Family owned Ellerthwaite Lodge, Non smoking, traditional guest accommodation in Windermere excellent quality alternative to any Windermere Hotel.
Just a short walk from the shores of Lake Windermere in the Lake District, this charming 19th century house provides a friendly, comfortable spacious home for bed and breakfast accommodation including ample free guest only parking. At Ellerthwaite Lodge you can enjoy a short break or stay a little longer if you please.
We're only 2 minutes from the centre of Windermere village which offers a choice of restaurants and bars for you to enjoy, which is why we have chosen to only cater for Bed and Breakfast. Look no further for clean, comfortable place to stay, ideally located for you to enjoy the delights of the English Lake District, then after a good night's rest recharge yourself, with our continental selection and freshly prepared Cumbrian breakfast.
Lake Windermere, at 12 miles long, one mile wide and 220 feet deep, is the largest natural lake in England. Lakeland's most popular holiday resort - is an excellent centre for boating activities, with over 10,000 boats registered. Steamers and launches operate from Bowness Bay to Waterhead at Ambleside, and Lakeside at the southern end.
At the southern end is Lakeside Pier, and Lakeside Station of the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway, and also the Aquarium of the Lakes.
Address: Ellerthwaite Lodge, New road, Windermere, LA23 2LA
Accommodation, Bars & Inns, Health & Beauty, Wifi, Boat Moorings
Standing on the shore of Lake Windermere, England's largest lake, the historic Macdonald Old England Hotel and Spa is an ideal base for exploring the Lake District National Park. Our award-winning Vinand Restaurant offers unrivalled views over mature lawns to the lake, where you can hire private jetties and moorings. Four flexible business suites and teambuilding opportunities make the Old England a natural favourite as your next meeting or conference venue, while achieving a work-life balance is effortless at our luxury hotel spa. Enquire about exclusive use for weddings and conferences, and have the hotel all to yourself!
Address: Macdonald Old England Hotel, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3DF
Rothay Manor is an elegant Regency country house hotel, with a well known restaurant, in the heart of the Lake District. As one of the top Lake District hotels, it combines well appointed bedrooms with a relaxed atmosphere. Owned and run by the Nixon family for 43 years it has been listed in the Good Food Guide for the last 40 years.
Set in its own grounds within easy walking distance of Ambleside. The Rothay Manor also offers accessible accommodation as well as family rooms and suites. Find details of Special interest holidays, such as Antiques holidays, Christmas and New Year House Parties and private functions and much more.
Craig Manor is situated in the heart of the Lake District, with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere it provides the perfect base for you to explore the Lakes by boat, wheel or foot. Bedrooms are comfortable and well equipped, and some rooms offer stunning views across the lake. The attractive and elegant lake-facing restaurant serves an excellent choice of quality dishes. The large car park is a further benefit in this popular tourist resort.
Address: Lake Road, Bowness on Windermere, LA23 2JF
The Stags Head Hotel situated in Bowness on Windermere the most popular destination for visitors to the beautiful English Lake District. The hotel operates music and a late licence every night allowing residents to enjoy our lively and friendly atmosphere free of charge.
In the morning a hearty breakfast will set you up to appreciate the superb local walks and attractions.
The comfortable bedrooms are all en-suite, with colour television, telephone, hair dryers, and tea and coffee making facilities. The 21 rooms are centrally heated and comprise twin, double and family rooms.
Address: Stags Head Hotel, Church Street, Bowness on Windermere, LA233DG
Lakes Hotel is a small family run hotel in the centre of Windermere village in the English Lake District, Cumbria, UK.
It is about 150 yards from Windermere rail and bus stations, and is noted for its warm and friendly atmosphere, comfort and cleanliness.
Built in 1860, originally as a bank, this fine traditional stone building has a central location convenient for shops and a good variety of restaurants, with ample private car parking available within its grounds.
Address: Lakes Hotel, 1 High Street, Windermere, LA23 1AF
Sail & Stay Onboard
We are now pleased to offer a Stay On Board option for our customers on selected dates. Our luxurious sailing cruiser "Elana" has 3 double cabins and large saloon and cockpit areas. You will be connected to shore power and have marina facilities available to you.
To find out more, please contact us with details of your group and preferred dates. Returning customers will be offered great deals for repeat bookings.
Address: Lakeland Adventures, Lake windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3HE
Windermere Marina Village offers luxury waterfront self catering accommodation in an unrivalled location. Perfect from which to explore the wonders of the Lake District; Windermere Marina Village is only a short lakeside walk from the main town of Bowness-on-Windermere.
The charming Lakeland cottages and contemporary apartments are all furnished and equipped to a high standard.
We can accommodate between 2 and 8 people for breaks of 3, 4 & 7 nights, please visit our website to book.
Address: Windermere Marina Village, Bowness On Windermere, Windermere, LA23 3JQ
Halfway House is superbly situated amidst scenery of outstanding natural beauty in the Lower Brathay valley, the gateway to the Langdales. The property lies on a beautiful stretch of the River Brathay, attracting an abundance of wildlife. Day permits for fishing are available by
The kitchen has been converted from two former rooms creating a light and spacious area. French doors have been installed to allow the sunshine to flood in and take advantage of the spectacular river views. Meals can be taken outside on the attached deck.
This peaceful area attracts a haven of songbirds, woodpeckers and squirrels.
Upon entering the large lounge the inglenook fireplace impressively dominates the room. Beamed ceilings, parquet flooring and stone surrounds all add to the character. The original leaded windows overlook lawned gardens containing mature azaleas rhododendrons and a magnificent magnolia tree.
The 17th century house has been recently renovated to provide luxury accommodation but retaining the character and charm of a
typical Lakeland home.
The spacious bedrooms have all been redecorated to a high standard providing a high level of comfort and style.
New bathr ooms have also been installed.
At Ambleside Central guest accommodation we provide very spacious double, twin and family rooms. Accommodation is newly refurbished in a contemporary style, and housed in a Victorian building which retains many of it's original features. Each room has either an en suite shower room or a private bathroom.
The rooms are furnished to a high standard, but we take a 'no frills' approach to our general facilities, enabling us to keep our room rates lower. We are rated a 4 Star Guest Accommodation by Visit Britian.
Address: Ambleside Central, 10 Lake Road, Ambleside, LA22 0AD
The Beech Hill is located in the heart of England's beautiful Lake District National Park. Set into the hillside on the eastern bank of Lake Windermere, Britain's largest lake, you will find unrivalled panoramic views across the Lake to the Cumbrian Fells beyond. Whatever the season, the vista surrounding the hotel is always beautiful to look at and the glorious countryside a joy to roam in.
This beautiful hotel Windermere, with its cosy lounge and log fire, fine restaurant, leisure facilities, landscaped gardens and Lake view rooms is the perfect place to relax, unwind and be spoiled.
Address: The Beech Hill Hotel, Newby Bridge Road, Windermere, LA23 3LR
A classic Lakeland country house hotel set in 6 acres of its own private garden. It was once a holiday home for the Potter family and then the permanent residence of Beatrix's mother, Mrs Helen Potter. Lindeth Howe is a tranquil place to relax and enjoy yourself, with breathtaking views to admire from the lounges and sun terrace.
Lindeth Howe offers superb accommodation and fantastic 2 AA Rosette Cuisine in an amazing setting.
The hotel has 34 beautifully appointed bedrooms, including a brand new suite on the second floor. Many of the rooms have a view over the stunning Lake Windermere or our attractive and well kept gardens. Please ask upon booking for more information.
We also have 2 easy access rooms on the ground floor.
Address: Lindeth Drive, Longtail Hill, Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23 3JF
The Burn How - meaning "the house on the hill by the stream" - was originally owned by the Short family who were famous for their 1937 Sunderland flying boat.
The current owner, Mr Michael Robinson, has cared for and cultivated the mature gardens for over 30 years, encouraging the local wildlife that delights our guests with their antics, and creating an oasis of peace and tranquility where you can Escape, Relax and Unwind.
In a elevated position overlooking the garden is the Main House where you'll find the Reception area, Lounge, Bar and Restaurant.
And nestling among the trees you'll find a diverse range of room types unlike any other hotel in the Lake District. From standard to deluxe and chalet-style to cottage rooms, there is definitely something for everyone at The Burn How Garden House Hotel.
Address: The Burn How Hotel, Back Belsfield Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23 3HH