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Romantic Breaks At The Cottage Guest House

  • Elleray Road
  • Windermere
  • LA23 1AG


  • Adults Only
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Close to Shops
  • Four Poster Bed
  • Ground Floor Room/s
  • Historic Romantic
  • Parking
  • TV
  • Weekend Breaks

At a Glance

  • 7 luxury rooms
  • Breakfast Award
  • Deluxe four poster rooms
  • Stunning location
  • Romantic retreat
  • Perfect for couples


About Romantic Breaks at The Cottage Guest House

Situated just a 20 minute gentle stroll from the shores of scenic Lake Windermere and Bowness, The Cottage Guest House is one of the oldest properties in the village and offers a luxurious base for a romantic break in the heart of the Lakes.

Dating back to 1847, our character property retains a wealth of period charm and offers a beautiful range of rooms including stunning four poster bedrooms.  Windermere's choice of fine inns, restaurants and shops are nearby and the B&B is only a 2 minute walk from Windermere station.

Luxury Rooms

  • Our 7 guest bedrooms include sumptuous four poster rooms with deluxe bathrooms and stylish double en-suites perfect for couples and that special romantic retreat.
  • Room 3 is our deluxe 4 poster room offering ample space with a king-size four poster bed and en-suite with double shower.  Facilities include a 32" flat-screen TV, DVD, fridge and comfortable sofa.
  • Room 5 - also a deluxe 4 poster room situated on the second floor has a 28" flat-screen TV, DVD, fridge and a luxurious bathroom with walk-in shower.
  • A selection of uniquely styled double rooms with en-suite showers are also available, all perfect for couples and with their own unique decor.
  • All guest rooms include a flat-screen TV, a DVD player, complimentary hospitality tray, hair dryer, radio alarm clock and individually controlled heating.

Award-winning Breakfast

Breakfast is served between 8.15 and 9.00 and we offer an extensive menu for you to choose from.  Enjoy a traditional cooked breakfast made from fresh local ingredients, Eggs Benedict, scrambled egg with smoked salmon, pancakes or waffles with maple syrup, a three egg omelet, salmon blinis or French toast (sweet or savoury options available.)

Lighter choices include a toasted bagel with scrambled egg and bacon, a breakfast wrap or a toasted bagel with Philadelphia cream and smoked salmon.  We hold an AA four star guest house award and an AA Breakfast Award.

Other Facilities

Free private off street parking onsite. 

Around and About

Windermere in the heart of the Central Lakes is surrounded by spectacular scenery and is the ideal place for a relaxing, romantic getaway.  Take a stroll through Holehird Gardens and Orrest Head, or visit some of the quaint cafes, restaurants and pubs in and around the local area. 

For outdoor enthusiasts there are numerous adventure sports activities that guests may like to take part in, such as climbing, boating, kayaking, walking, biking, surfing, windsurfing and canoeing. 


Exit the M6 at Junction 26, signposted the South Lakes and follow signs for Windermere along the A591.  On arrival in Windermere village you will see the distinctive Windermere Hotel on your right - continue on for around 150 yards and take the second turn on the left - Elleray Road.

The Cottage Car Park entrance is around 100 yards ahead on your left.  Windermere bus and rail links are just a two minute walk away.



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