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Bowness Central

Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1116772)


Lakelovers rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Pet Free

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3 Customer Review(s)

  • Angela

    “Our stay was very pleasant and we had the best time away for my partners 50th birthday surprise.”

    I treated my partner to a 5 day 4 nights stay here at Bowness Central. Our accommodation was just perfect. it was an absolutely beautiful stay many thanks we shall stay again very soon

    I treated my partner to a 5 day 4 nights stay here at Bowness Central. Our accommodation was just perfect. it was an absolutely beautiful stay many thanks we shall stay again very soon

    - Angela, July 2023

    Hello! I’m very pleased to hear you had a great time staying at our apartment. Thank you very much for your lovely comments. We’d love to welcome you again in the near future. In the meantime, we wish you well and take care. Property Owner


  • Second-floor apartment
  • One double bedroom with Smart TV
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Kitchen/diner, Electric oven, halogen hob, microwave, fridge with freezer box, and extractor fan.
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Public Parking 2 minutes walk
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: There is an internal set of stairs up to the property
  • Note: Check-in is from 4pm, check-out by 10am

The property

This wonderful second-floor apartment, Bowness Central, is perched in the well-known tourist attraction of Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria. Ideal for couples or 2 friends who want to be on the doorstep of this vibrant cosmopolitan village set in a World Heritage area with Lake Windermere only a two-minute walk and also in close proximity to many other local attractions and beautiful scenery the Lake District has to offer. It's also directly on local bus routes which take you to other lovely places in the Lakes like Keswick, Grasmere, Coniston & Ambleside to name just a few. Enjoy preparing excellent meals in the beautiful kitchen/diner that is well-equipped and has everything you need, including a breakfast bar where you can enjoy a celebratory bottle of champagne. As night falls, retire to the double bed and watch your favourite movie on the Smart TV. If you don't want the night to stop there, this cute cosy studio apartment is situated in the very heart of Bowness on Windermere, close to all the fabulous shops, bakeries, bars and restaurants. From your front door, you can enjoy everything the Lake District has to offer, from taking in the views from Orrest Head and Queen Adelaide's Hill viewpoints to immersing yourself in the town's rich history at the Windermere Jetty Museum and the Beatrix Potter World or trying your hand at one of the many watersports available at Lake Windermere. As you proceed to Grasmere, you can explore Rydal Cave, take in the beautiful views from Rydal Mount and Gardens, or visit William Wordsworth's former residence. There are numerous pubs, independent shops, and restaurants in Kendal where you may stop and refuel while exploring. Kendal is also the location of the Quaker Tapestry and Kendal museums, as well as the excellent Kendal Golf Club and magnificent Kendal Castle. Give your significant other a wonderful stay in Cumbria by booking Bowness Central.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Windermere Train Station 1.5 miles: Ambleside 5 miles; Kendal 7 miles.

The vibrant twin towns of Bowness and Windermere hold enduring appeal for visitors to the Lake District National Park, with each providing a range of nearby attractions, amenities, cinema, shops and restaurants to suit all tastes. A variety of boat trips and boat hire are available from Windermere Lake Cruises in Bowness to Brockhole, Ambleside and Lakeside (at the southern end of the lake where the Lakeside Aquarium and the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway are situated). The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction and the Old Laundry Theatre are 1.5 miles away. Orrest Head, where Alfred Wainwright was inspired to write his series of iconic guidebooks, is a 30-minute walk to enjoy the spectacular panorama of far-reaching views over the lake and surrounding fells. Brockhole, which offers high wire tree top experiences, is three miles away, and the historic villages of Grasmere, Ambleside and Troutbeck are a short drive away. There is also a variety of watersports on offer for the more energetic at marine centres along the lake. The area is ideally situated for exploring all that this region has to offer, whether by foot, bike, car, railway or bus; and is within easy reach of attractions such as the spectacular Langdales, Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top House at Far Sawrey, Coniston, Grizedale Forest Park, with its delightful walks and famous outdoor sculptures, mountain biking and 'Go-Ape' adventure park, Ullswater, Kendal, Keswick, stone circles, Roman forts and England's highest mountain, Scafell Pike.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas