Set on a country estate with 14-acres of gardens, this upscale hotel offers views of Lake Windermere and is a mile from Bowness village and the Windermere Golf Club. The sophisticated rooms feature flat-screen TVs, free WiFi and designer toiletries. Upgraded rooms add sitting areas, and suites include separate living rooms. Some rooms have private verandas, hot tubs and lake views, and a loft-style suite features a kitchen, dining area and a telescope. In-room spa treatments are also available (for a surcharge). Modern British cuisine is served in an elegant restaurant. Guests have access to a nearby spa and fitness facility.
Set in a traditional stone house with a Lake Windermere outlook, this refined, family-run hotel is a 12-minute walk from the villages of Bowness and Windermere, and within 0.9 miles of the A591 and National Rail trains. Elegant, individually decorated rooms have en suite bathrooms, flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Upgraded rooms add sitting areas, while suites have separate living rooms, iPod docks and DVD players. Some have private balconies, and bathrooms with TVs. Room service is available. Free full breakfast includes vegetarian options. High-end British cuisine and Sunday lunches are served in a fine-dining setting.
Set among landscaped gardens in a 1901 Georgian-style country house with an annexe, this upscale hotel is 2.6 miles from the World of Beatrix Potter and 9.1 miles from Abbot Hall Art Gallery. The warm, sophisticated rooms and suites feature flat-screen TVs, minibars, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Some add garden access, fireplaces and/or patios with private hot tubs. Airy suites offer additional sitting areas, plus whirlpool tubs in most. WiFi is free. A full English breakfast and 4-course dinner in the fine-dining restaurant are included, along with passes to a nearby spa. There’s also a bar, a llama field and a croquet court.