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Bowness Retreat

Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1086069)


Lakelovers rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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3 Customer Review(s)

  • Matthew

    “A great location and well decorated apartment.”

    Very pleased overall, we did have a minor issue where the shower unit stopped working but Lakelovers were quick to respond and got us sorted within an hour.

    Very pleased overall, we did have a minor issue where the shower unit stopped working but Lakelovers were quick to respond and got us sorted within an hour.

    - Matthew, September 2023

    Thank you for enjoying the place The issue you had will be looked into more throughly Property Owner


  • Third-floor apartment
  • One double bedroom
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, coffee maker
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.1 mile, pub 0.2 miles

The property

This third-floor apartment, Bowness Retreat is located near Lake Windermere in Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria. This stylish apartment is a great place for a couple's Lake District break, conveniently placed in a quiet area but just a short walk from Windermere Lake, and many cafes and restaurants, pubs and cocktail bars. Ascend to the third storey to find this delightful property, which welcomes you with an open-plan living space. Relax on the sofa while watching your favourite programme on the Smart TV before heading over to the sleek kitchen, which is well-equipped and features high-quality appliances. After preparing a delectable dinner, savour it at the adjacent breakfast bar whilst discussing your holiday itinerary. After that, enjoy a rejuvenating soak in the stylish shower room before heading to the tastefully designed double bedroom. Get acquainted with the town of Bowness-on-Windermere, where you can go for walks around Cockshott Point, take a ferry trip across Lake Windermere, or take in the stunning views at the local view points of Brant Fell and Biskey Howe, as well as the lovely hiking locations of Orrest Head and Queen Adelaide's Hill. Travel north to Ambleside, where you'll find several walking routes, including those up Loughrigg Fell and Stock Ghyll Force, as well as access to the Ambleside Roman Fort. The local tourist destinations of Rydal, Grasmere, Hawkshead, and Keswick, are within easy reach, providing even more sights and activities. Create everlasting memories with a stay at Bowness Retreat.

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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, 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