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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

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from £74 /night

£515 - £660 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
Bede's Cottage is a Lakeland stone property just off the village centre, ideal for those wishing to use public transport for the duration of their holiday.  …see more

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Lodge | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

3 Nights min stay

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from £110 /night

£765 - £1490 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
There is a lovely, bright and spacious open plan lounge area affording Lake views. Wood flooring. Feature fire place with electric fire. Two three-seater leather sofas. Triple bi-fold doors open out onto the deck to the side of the lodge.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £58 /night

£405 - £495 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
Hydaway is one of a number of apartments located in the centre of Bowness on Windermere within walking distance of a variety of shops and a good choice of restaurants.  …see more

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House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £63 /night

£439 - £873 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
This detached lodge near Windermere sleeps four people in two bedrooms.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £54 /night

£375 - £771 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
This stunning, detached cottage sits in beautiful surroundings, nestling in the Longsleddale Valley, just six miles from Kendal in the Lake District National Park and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £58 /night

£405 - £615 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
Howarth Cottage is a well equipped property offering comfortable and cosy accommodation for four.  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 4

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from £68 /night

£475 - £615 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
Tailors Cottage sits at the foot of the Kentmere Valley in an ideal location for walking and enjoying the superb scenery.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

7 Nights min stay

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from £68 /night

£475 - £615 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
This contemporary apartment enjoys enviable views over to Lake Windermere and is just five minutes walk from the town centre.  …see more

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Lodge | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £72 /night

£500 - £900 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
This modern luxury lodge is situated in the Kirkstone area of Limefitt Park. It enjoys a lovely views across to the surrounding fells from an elevated and landscaped position.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

7 Nights min stay

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from £48 /night

£335 - £695 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
This welcoming, detached lodge is located on White Cross Bay in the lake District, sleeping four people in two bedrooms.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £68 /night

£475 - £615 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
Ground floor apartment occupying an extremely convenient location.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £63 /night

£440 - £545 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
Claife View is a first floor apartment within in a large complex in the centre of Windermere.  …see more

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Lodge | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

3 Nights min stay

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from £69 /night

£480 - £770 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
This traditional lodge is situated in the Beckside area of Limefitt Park. It enjoys one of the prime spots within Limefitt, sitting right on the river bank. It is ideal for couples or families with children and will sleep up to 4 people.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £41 /night

£285 - £685 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
This traditional cottage near Newby Bridge sleeps up to six people in three bedrooms.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

3 Nights min stay

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from £87 /night

£605 - £1625 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
Elegant Victorian coach house display fine architectural features which have been expertly blended with 21st century facilities to offer a splendid holiday retreat.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 3

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from £47 /night

£328 - £632 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
This cosy detached cottage is close to Lake Windermere and sleeps three people in two bedrooms.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £77 /night

£535 - £715 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
Biskey Howe Cottage is a comfortable cottage for six just a short walk from the heart of Bowness on Windermere.  …see more

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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £106 /night

£742 - £901 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • May take pets – please enquire
  • Private garden
Private Hot tub, terrace and gas BBQ On site restaurant and room service Complimentary use of the Swan Hotel's spa ( only one mile away) Walks on the doorstep Guests please note the kitchen has a small hob and combi microwave oven grill only.  …see more

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Log cabin | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £58 /night

£400 - £750 / week

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  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Riverside Lodge is a very popular Lake District holiday Lodge with a wonderful setting on the banks of the Troutbeck river. The Lodge has 2 bedrooms, one double bed and one twin.  …see more

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Log cabin | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £58 /night

£400 - £750 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Puddleduck Lodge is a beautiful log cabin in the heart of the Lake District National Park, one of the most spectacular parts of Britain. The Lodge is situated beside the Troutbeck river in the peaceful Troutbeck valley, one of the most unspoilt in the Lake District.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £71 /night

£495 - £1175 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

3 Nights min stay

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from £57 /night

£395 - £845 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
This sophisticated detached Lakeland cottage truly enjoys the very best of both worlds; strolling distance from bustling Bowness and the shores of Lake Windermere, yet in absolute peace and quiet, commanding outstanding views. Abbotsgarth Heights commands a gently elevated position providing breathtaking views to the Lakeland Fells, and when the leaves fall the view over Lake Windermere is magnificent. This beautiful place offers a fantastic base from which to explore this vibrant village, the magic of Lake Windermere and also the wider Lake District. A soothing open-plan living space, with separate games / quiet room, makes the ideal environment for relaxed gatherings or sociable occasions. Two couples or a family can spread out and relax without treading on any toes; the two superbly chic bedrooms have their own luxurious bathroom facilities. Accommodation in detail Driveway leads to private parking adjacent to the cottage. Entrance hall with elegant wooden floor and access to the two ground floor king size bedrooms (each with its own television); the king size with luxury en-suite shower room and the super king size room with separate luxury bathroom. The super king can be made into a twin room so please specify how you would like this when making your reservation. Utility area also on ground floor with storage space for walking gear. Superb Ash staircase leads to open-plan living room with a 40" widescreen HD TV (including a Blue Ray Player and HD recorder), stereo (including an IPod / iPhone dock, which also operators as a charger), sumptuous sofas and designer furnishings (including a dining table which seats 4), and Juliette balcony doors providing unimpeded access to that wonderful view. The modern kitchen is well-equipped even for entertaining. A separate games / quiet room provides for an HD television and PlayStation 3 entertainment along with a selection of Books, DVD's and CD's or simply a place to relax and gaze at that view. Dedicated Wi-Fi access throughout the house allows those who wish to stay in touch. Location. This luxury Bowness holiday home takes a peaceful scenic location, just off the heart of Bowness and only a 5 minute walk from the village centre itself. Bowness-on-Windermere is a popular Lake District holiday location, nestling on the eastern shore of Lake Windermere and alive with all the boating activities of Bowness Bay. Enjoy sophisticated shops, tempting cafes, excellent Lake District restaurants and cosy traditional pubs, or stroll to the pier to hop on a Windermere Lake Cruise to Ambleside or Lakeside - a lovely way to explore without even using your car. Couples or families will find plenty of evening venues to explore - from the cosy and traditional 'Hole int Wall' to the trendy Bodega & Sol tapas bar. Families can take their pick from a range of attractions in Bowness; mini golf on the Glebe, the famous World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, the Royalty Cinema and the Old Laundry Theatre. Enjoying the wider Lake District is simple and easy with a self-catering property in Bowness as your starting point. The famously scenic A591 leads from nearby Windermere village to Ambleside, Rydal Water and historic Grasmere. It's a breeze to branch off and explore Ullswater, via the dramatic Kirkstone Pass, or Langdale, Hawkshead and Coniston water.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

3 Nights min stay

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from £55 /night

£385 - £695 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Within a highly individual converted church outbuilding, The Sanctuary incorporates modern furnishings and comfort with the utmost style. It's a treat for one or two couples, or families, looking for something a little bit different in this popular Lakeland village. Overlooking the vast churchyard through patio doors, and with a Gothic stair window, this bolt hole is true to its original character. You'll love sleeping as late as you like in the comfortable depths of the bedrooms. Take breakfast in the kitchen or sip coffee on the patio while deciding what to do with your day. Explore the Lakes, stroll to the lake shore and later, swap stories of your adventures around a stylish contemporary glass dining table - or perhaps sample one of the restaurants within strolling distance? Accommodation in detail: Private parking for 2 vehicles. Enter to the luxurious open plan lounge / dining room, which is divided by a breakfast bar from the William Ball kitchen, equipped with dishwasher, electric oven and halogen hob. In the living room inviting leather sofas stretch out in front of the TV/DVD and doors lead to patio - ideal for summer drinks. Upstairs to the two bedrooms (1 kingsize, 1 double), tastefully furnished with plenty of cupboard space. Light, airy bathroom with walk in shower. Location A self-catering cottage in Windermere will give you a real taste of the Lakeland lifestyle, with plenty of facilities and attractions on your doorstep. The village is less than 30 minutes from the M6 and also well served by a train station in the centre of the village. The village, found just off the famously scenic A591 - the main route into the heart of the Lakes, is only a couple of miles up the road from Bowness Bay and the shores of Lake Windermere. Windermere village is well equipped if you want to eat in or out. You'll be able to stock up on quality fresh produce at the high class Booths supermarket. The headquarters of Lakeland Ltd is a mecca for cooks and the high street offers a wide range of smaller local shops. There are several traditional pubs in Windermere, serving good Lakeland ale and hearty pub meals. You'll find tasty cafes for long, lazy breakfasts and excellent Lake District restaurants such as Jerichos. The A591 provides easy access to many of the Lake District's most famous walking spots, but there are also a few lovely strolls to enjoy around Windermere village. A short walk up Orrest Head affords fabulous views to Lake Windermere and is a must during your stay. The nearby village of Staveley is the starting point for stunning walking and mountain biking in the Kentmere Valley. A short trip from Windermere are Coniston and the Langdale Valley, where you can begin some of the most spectacular walks in the country.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Very Good 4/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £63 /night

£435 - £995 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
This fabulous family residence (also a treat for several couples) offers views to Lake Windermere from its slightly elevated position, amid wonderful scenery. A private drive meanders up to the house and guarantees a little bit of exclusivity for you and your gathering. Yet, being just a short stroll from the attractions of Bowness and Lake Windermere, Woodbank is right at the heart of some of the best the region has to offer. Guests of ages will never be short of entertainment. Blending old Lakeland character with modern sophistication, Woodbank offers large bedrooms, luxurious furniture and the most wonderful dining room - perfect for sitting down to a good meal prepared in the traditional Aga! Alternatively, go al-fresco for your meals with great views from the patio and garden. Accommodation in detail: Private parking for 3 cars. Conservatory entrance with a wonderful view, entrance hall with cloakroom. Spacious, light and airy lounge with walls of windows overlooking the lake and deep-cushioned leather sofas. The dining room has beautiful views and the well-equipped kitchen is warmed through by the Aga. Upstairs are 3 beautiful bedrooms, with good views and co-coordinated linens; 1 with brand spanking new en-suite facility. There is also a luxurious main bathroom. Both have shower over bath. Outside, you have a garden and patio - furnished for meals and lazing al-fresco. Location The sophisticated Lake District village of Bowness is nestled on the eastern shores of beautiful Lake Windermere - England's largest lake. Boats peacefully come and go, the mesmerising scenery across the lake changes with the season, and the abundance of lake shore and waterborne activities will keep everybody entertained. Bowness high street is well-served with handy supermarkets, sophisticated boutique shops and a wide range of excellent eateries - all within easy reach of your chosen holiday home. The Royalty cinema plays the latest films on its 3-screens and the Old Laundry Theatre also has plenty of entertainment to offer. Outdoor lovers will enjoy having easy access to many popular Lake District walking routes. Head up to Gummers How to admire stunning views of Lake Windermere, or take the car ferry across the lake to walk around attractive Hawkshead and explore Beatrix Potter country (the author's home is close to Hawkshead in the village of Near Sawrey). Grizedale Forest is easily accessible via the car ferry, and popular walking destinations including the Langdale Valley, Coniston and Grasmere are only manageable drives away. Summary of Visitor Comments 2011 'Had a geat stay. Fantastic views . Lovely House!...' New Year 2011 'Don't want to leave as it feels more like home than home....Hope to be back again very soon.' March 2011 'Thank you for a lovely welcome and stay in your beautiful home. It had everything we needed, it was bright and spacious and very comfortable....We LOVED the AGA!!!...' April 2011 'Back once again for two weeks at 'Woodbank' - brilliant accommodation, so clean and tidy. We do enjoy coming back to this lovely house.....' May 2011 'How refreshing to find such a lovely cottage run and managed with the care of its guests at heart!! ALL the essentials were provided ....Well Done and Thank You!...' May 2011 'Thank you for a lovely stay in your Beautiful House! We have visited the Lakes many times and this is one of the best places we have stayed. Nicely tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Bowness but only a very convenient 5 mins walk to the centre. ...... Hope to come back again and would definitely recommend.' July 2011  …see more

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Cottage | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

3 Nights min stay

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from £70 /night

£485 - £995 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
This fabulous Victorian Lakeland residence stands on the banks of the River Leven, at the southern outlet of Lake Windermere. Within half an acre of private gardens leading down to the water's edge (perfect for fishing and canoeing), Newby Bridge House is a magical place to escape from everyday life. Step inside, and you'll find period charms blend perfectly with a contemporary boutique style. Luxurious furnishings, stylish reception rooms (including 2nd TV lounge / games room and elegant dining room) and bedrooms straight out of a Country Life magazine. Although within private gardens, the property stands alongside the A590, so getting around is a breeze. You'll also find 2 great pub restaurants just 100 yards away. Accommodation in detail Private parking for 4 cars. Enclosed porch for walking clobber, entrance hall with original Victorian tiles. Homely living room with large leather sofas, woodburning stove and bay window. A 2nd lounge / TV room / games room overlooks open fields. Well-equipped kitchen and separate yet open-plan dining room with access to the garden. Upstairs to the boutique-style bedrooms; 2 double bedrooms, 2 twin bedrooms, house bathroom and shower room. = Location The southern end of Lake Windermere is renowned for its peaceful atmosphere, being much quieter than the busier Lake District holiday destinations further up the lake. However, you're very close to the hamlet of Lakeside and Lakeside Pier, where the famous Lake Windermere steamers depart regularly to Bowness and Ambleside - a wonderful way to explore these areas without driving. There are some lovely walks in the area, such as Wainwright's Finsthwaite Heights route from Newby Bridge. The route approaches High Dam - a picturesque tarn that you might just have to yourselves on quieter days. You'll also find several Lake District family attractions within easy reach. Also at Lakeside is the Lakes Aquarium - a fresh water aquarium displaying local wildlife. The Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway offers an opportunity to take a short trip on a restored traditional steam train. Lake District historic sites such as Holker Hall and Gardens, Cartmel Priory, Stott Park Bobbin Mill, Sizergh Castle and Levens Hall are all within easy reach by car, with no need to navigate through busy tourist areas. To your north west, via picturesque country lanes, you'll approach Esthwaite Water and the landscapes that famously inspired the children's author Beatrix Potter. Her former home can be visited at Hill Top, in the small village of Near Sawrey (also home to the fantastic Tower Bank Arms). Only a mile or so further, and you'll reach Hawkshead village - a wonderful place to while away a day, exploring quaint cobbled streets and a blissfully car-free village centre.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

3 Nights min stay

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from £57 /night

£395 - £775 / week

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  • Suitable for over 5s only
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
With wonderful panoramic lake views from living room and balcony, and a lovely leafy outlook from every other room, this super self-catering property in central Bowness makes a peaceful, perfect retreat for couples, families or friends. The accommodation is stylish and superbly arranged for sociable gatherings; relax on sumptuous sofas in the living room, admiring the view through a wall of glass to the balcony. Entertain in style, with a superbly equipped kitchen, dining space, furnished balcony and sunny garden equipped for fabulous BBQs. Rest-up in Laura Ashley-styled double bedrooms, and let the kids entertain themselves in a cosy bunk room stocked with books and games. Perfect! The owners regret that this property can not accommodate children under 5 years old. Accommodation in detail Private parking for 3 cars. External steps lead to the first floor entrance hall and cloaks cupboard. On this level are the 2 double bedrooms (one king-size), compact bunk room with 2'6" beds, (more suitable for children), TV, books and games, and newly installed house bathroom. Upstairs to the spacious open plan living area, with relaxed Laura Ashley furnishings, laminate flooring and full-width scenic balcony. The dining area is adjacent to the cream Shaker-style kitchen. Sunny south-facing garden, equipped with BBQ, furniture and sun loungers. Location This superb Bowness self-catering property is perfectly placed for a varied Lake District holiday. Soak up the views from the comfort of home, relax in a secluded and sunny garden, but enjoy the convenience of shops, restaurants, bars and boating activities all only a stroll away. On the eastern shores of Lake Windermere, Bowness is a bustling tourist destination with a character all of its own. Contemporary shopping streets lead down to Bowness Bay, where hire boats come and go, and Windermere Lake Cruises depart regularly to Ambleside and Lakeside. There's lots to see in both these areas, and they can be explored without even taking your car. Lake District bus tours also depart regularly from Bowness village, but if you'd prefer to explore by car you'll find that driving is scenic in every direction. A couple of miles away, the A591 leads right into the heart of the Lakes, taking in Ambleside, historic Grasmere, and branching off to breathtaking locations such as the Langdale Valley - many famous Lake District walking routes are within easy reach. Family attractions in Bowness include the World of Beatrix Potter, right in the village centre. This famous children's author lived just on the other side of Lake Windermere, in the sleepy hamlet of Near Sawrey. Her home is open to the public and can be reached easily via the car ferry crossing from Bowness. Windermere Golf Club is just outside Bowness, on the way into the scenic Lyth Valley. The lush green landscapes are a delight to explore, with many walking routes and a wealth of renowned Lake District gastropubs. Well worth a try!  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £66 /night

£460 - £1195 / week

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  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
This delightful 4 star Lake District holiday home is a wonderful find for families or groups. Close to Bowness, Lake Windermere and the Windermere Golf Club, you'll enjoy the privacy of a stunning garden which can also be enjoyed from your spacious conservatory. Inside, the property is truly homely and beautifully presented throughout. Relax by the open fire, eat well in the elegant dining room, sleep well in comfortable bedrooms, and take advantage of free Wifi. It's only a 5 minute stroll to Bowness village, and of course the delights of Lake Windermere. Right from your doorstep, you'll find a number of excellent Lake District walking routes including Brantfell - where the lake views are simply unforgettable. Accommodation in detail Traditional arched entrance porch and hall with cloak cupboard for walking clobber. Light and spacious lounge, warmed by an open fire. Elegant separate dining room with large table and traditional leaded windows. A superb kitchen leads to the furnished conservatory with patio doors to the garden, perfect for al-fresco dining! Useful utility room and cloakroom/WC at the rear of the property. Upstairs are the 3 bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room. Modern house bathroom. Private parking right outside the property. Location A group or family holiday in Bowness village, just a stroll from the shores of Lake Windermere, brings many of the highlights of the English Lake District within easy reach during your stay. As well as enjoying easy road links to the most famous Lake District villages, and to the start points for walking routes in the Lakeland Fells, you'll find shops, cafes, traditional Lakeland pubs and restaurants in Bowness to entertain you close to home. There are also several lively bars in Bowness, the Royalty Cinema and Old Laundry Theatre. Many Lake Disrict family attractions are located in the Bowness and Lake Windermere area. Visit the World of Beatrix Potter attraction in Bowness, Lakes Aquarium at Lakeside (only a short drive to the southern end of Lake Windermere) or take a Windermere Lake Cruise from Bowness Bay to Ambleside or Lakeside, two other popular Lake District self-catering destinations. Windermere Golf Club is nearby, on the way out of Bowness towards Crook. It nestles in stunning countryside and boasts several acclaimed Lake District gastropubs within easy reach, such as the Wild Boar Inn, Grill & Smokehouse and the traditional Sun Inn.  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

3 Nights min stay

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from £49 /night

£340 - £595 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Lovingly converted from an old coach house, this fabulous 5 star studio apartment enjoys stunning view towards Lake Windermere. The Gallery is found in a peaceful, pretty location at the head of a private country lane - one of a few select dwellings. Close to Ambleside, you'll enjoy the best of both worlds; explore the delights of the lively village and lake shore, or hide away in blissful tranquility. The unique open plan accommodation has been furnished with no expense spared, to create a contemporary retreat with an infectious sense of calm. You'll find everything you need to relax, pamper and dine together - all the time enjoying one of the most enviable outlooks in the area. Accommodation in detail Private parking for 1 car. Traditional entrance porch with space for walking clobber. A spatial flow staircase leads to the first floor accommodation - a very spacious open plan area that's cleverly arranged to provide a sense of space. Maple storage units surround a king-size bed. Dressing area and luxurious bathroom with whirlpool bath and power shower. The main living area is positioned to enjoy the scenery, with chic designer furnishings. The kitchen sits in a corner of its own, excellently equipped for romantic meals in. Outside you can wander through the tranquil grounds, or take a seat with a glass of wine! Location The Gallery enjoys a prime Lake District location - whatever style of holiday you're looking for! The property lies within a select handful of converted properties, close to the shores of Lake Windermere and almost half-way between the popular villages of Ambleside and Windermere (with Bowness-on-Windermere also only a few miles away!). What's more, we highly recommend a romantic drive up to the Queen's Head at Troutbeck (to your north east) then over the Kirkstone Pass to serene Ullswater. An unforgettable day out with unforgettable scenery! Windermere village is the perfect place to stock up the kitchen. You'll find a Booths supermarket there, stocking fine local produce as well as everyday essentials. Windermere also has a train station, and a range of local shops, pubs. Just a couple of miles down the road from Windermere, you'll find Bowness village on the east shores of the lake. Lively nightlife, restaurants and shops line the high street, and hire boats are a popular attraction in the Bowness Bay. Ambleside lies to your north, via a scenic drive on the A591 (voted Britain's favourite stretch of road!). The pretty historic village nestles on the northern shore of the Lake, and has grown to become one of the Lake District's most cosmopolitan communities without losing its traditional charm. Ambleside is a lovely place to while away a day, and to enjoy a romantic meal by night. Some of the finest restaurants in the Lake District are found in and around Ambleside. Cruises on Lake Windermere can be taken from Waterhead Pier, just outside Ambleside village centre.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

3 Nights min stay

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from £48 /night

£335 - £595 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Tucked away from everyday hustle and bustle of Windermere village centre, we found this sophisticated traditional Lakeland cottage. Built in 1854, The Stables still boasts many of its original features; old exposed beams, traditional stone fireplace and those thick, thick cottage walls. With rest and relaxation as a priority, the owners have refurbished throughout to create a stylish, central holiday property for couples, family or friends to enjoy at any time of year. All you could need during your self-catering holiday is minutes from your door, and the rest of the Lake District couldn't be easier to explore (with private parking assured at the end of a busy day!). Accommodation in detail Entrance hall leading to the cosy but bright, living / dining room with traditional Lakeland stone fireplace, old oak beams and relaxed leather furnishings. Plenty of space for sociable meals and relaxed evenings in. Well-equipped modern kitchen with all you need. Upstairs to 2 king-size double bedrooms (both with wall-mounted TV) and additional single bedroom. Contemporary house bathroom with large shower cubicle. Private car port parking for one car, plus 1 additional parking permit for nearby on-street parking.  …see more

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Cottage | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

3 Nights min stay

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from £71 /night

£495 - £1200 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
This wonderfully spacious, 18th century Lakeland property sits in a peaceful location at the foot of Orrest Head. It's a mere half mile from Windermere village, and close to the spectacular scenery and famous country pubs of the Troutbeck Valley. Substantial and stylish, this ideal retreat for family and friends blends the traditional feel of wooden beams with comfortable, modern furnishings. Inside the ancient thick stone walls you have the perfect place for precious time together... eating home-cooked meals in the large kitchen/dining room, striding out together to admire the lake views from Orrest Head, and catching up on quality sleep in the sumptuous bedrooms. The top floor suite is an absolute treat! Accommodation in detail: Private parking for 2 cars. Enter to the farmhouse kitchen / dining room with electric oven, gas hob and family-sized table. The homely living room has deep-cushioned furnishings, heavy beams and a woodburning stove. Spacious groundfloor cloakroom. Upstairs to the first floor with two double bedrooms (one en-suite) and a twin bedroom. The main bathroom is also on this level. Upstairs again to a vaulted suite with double bedroom, dressing area and bathroom. Walled sitting-out patio area outside for meals al-fresco. Location A self-catering cottage in Windermere really lets you soak up the Lakeland atmosphere. Easily accessible from the M6, and by train, Windermere is a well-served and modern village with a traditional feel. It's right next to the famously scenic A591, the main route into the heart of the Lakes, and only a couple of miles up the road from Bowness Bay and the shores of Lake Windermere. A great base for exploring, with plenty on your doorstep too. In Windermere village there is a high-class Booths supermarket, selling the finest Lakeland produce and day-to-day essentials. The headquarters of Lakeland Ltd is well worth a visit for culinary fans, and the high street is lined with a range of local shops. There are a number of good traditional pubs, serving real Lakeland ale and hearty pub meals. You'll find lazy cafes for breakfast out, and excellent Lake District restaurants. Just a walk or short taxi ride away is Bowness village, where more attractions await on the shores of Lake Windermere. Scenic cruises aboard the famous steamers run from Bowness Pier, ferrying passengers the full length of the lake with stops at Ambleside and Lakeside. Windermere Golf Club is found just outside Bowness village - fantastic views! Bustling Bowness also has plenty of nightlife to offer. Try contemporary tapas at Bodegas & Sol, or stylish dining at The Postillion Restaurant. The Hole int Wall is a favourite traditional Lakeland pub, and there are plenty of other bars, pubs and even a nightclub if you want to really make a night of it.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 7

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £88 /night

£615 - £1450 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Very Good 4.5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £56 /night

£387 - £631 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for over 5s only
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
In the heart of Bowness Village in the beautiful English Lake District. Forming part of the old stone Schoolhouse 'Rooftop Cottage' is the perfect retreat for a peaceful holiday in high quality accommodation In the heart of Bowness Village in the beautiful English Lake District. Visit England 4 Star Award 2012/13  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

3 Nights min stay

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from £80 /night

£555 - £1150 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Situated in an enviable position, Myley Ghyll enjoys the most breath-taking and panoramic views of the Troutbeck Fells and High Street range from each and every room, while the quarter acre sloping garden complete with a raised terrace area, offers privacy and seclusion with a variety of mature trees and shrubs being a haven for bird life and wild life. The small and friendly village boasts a local Post Office for newspapers and provisions and two excellent country inns, The Mortal Man and The Queens Head both only a short stroll away, serve delicious meals and real ales. Myley Ghyll has been sympathetically refurbished to an excellent standard, including five star kitchen and bathroom, together with the additions of tasteful furnishings and fabrics have transformed Myley Ghyll into the most delightful Lakeland holiday retreat, where guests will long to return. Accommodation in detail From the gravelled parking area a traditional Lakeland porch with solid oak door takes you into the entrance hall. Double doors to beautifully furnished lounge with wood floor and deep cushioned seating, with the all important woodburning stove ensuring cosy winter warmth and a picture window affording magnificent views and access to the terrace. A separate reception room which also enjoys the views and access to the terrace is a great place to escape too. From the hall a short flight of stairs lead to the superb triple aspect country kitchen with stone flagged floor, beamed ceiling, solid oak units, granite work tops, Belfast sink, top of the range integrated appliances, family breakfast table, and a stable door allowing access direct to the garden. A useful utility room is situated off the kitchen with separate WC. Upstairs to a stunning master bedroom, a bedroom with full size bunk-beds, and a super king size room, all beautifully furnished and co-ordinated. Family bathroom with separate shower cubicle and Whirlpool bath. Outside Myley Ghyll enjoys private parking for four cars. Location This superb Lake District holiday cottage in the Troutbeck Valley offers a unique opportunity for families or friends to 'get away from it all', without straying far from the Lake District's tourist attractions and other scenic highlights. Troutbeck is one of the Lake District's quieter villages, set in blissful rural surroundings between Ambleside and Windermere, and right at the start of the famous Kirkstone Pass which provides your scenic route to Ullswater. The valley is laced with renowned Lake District walks, and scattered with traditional Lakeland cottages and country pubs (don't miss the fabulous Queen's Head!). It's a truly magical scene. Windermere village is only a short drive away, with shops, restaurants and an excellent Booths supermarket for stocking up the kitchen. Drive only a couple of miles further and you'll reach Bowness on Lake Windermere's eastern shores. There you'll find an array of evening entertainment, boating activities, the Royalty Cinema and the Old Laundry Theatre. The same distance to your west is Ambleside, on Lake Windermere's northern shores. This cosmopolitan Lake District village is a place to while away an entire day - lose-yourself shops, acclaimed Lake District restaurants and of course the delights of the lake shore.  …see more

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Bungalow | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

3 Nights min stay

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from £53 /night

£366 - £599 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Attractive bungalow on select residential area within five minutes stroll of Bowness  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Very Good 4/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £60 /night

£420 - £750 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 23 km
  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
Those looking for an extremely central base from which to enjoy all the lakeside resorts activities and attractions, would be ideally suited. At the foot of the Dales Way Walk, this topsy turvey accommodation is stunning and spacious.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

3 Nights min stay

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from £47 /night

£325 - £545 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
This lovely lakeland cottage enjoys a peaceful setting close to the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Steam Railway and the Lakes Motor Museum.  …see more

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Cottage | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 7

3 Nights min stay

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from £42 /night

£290 - £570 / week

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  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
This detached 17th Century farm cottage is in a superb remote location, the perfect place for a relaxing getaway,  …see more