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The Dower House Guest House

  • Wray Castle
  • Low Wray
  • Ambleside
  • Cumbria
  • LA22 0JA
no star
Bed & Breakfast


  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Close to Golf Course
  • Countryside Views
  • Evening Meals
  • Family
  • Freeview
  • Garden
  • Garden - Enclosed
  • Historic Romantic
  • Lake Views
  • No Pets
  • Other Accommodation On-site
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Gear Storage
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Rural Location
  • TV
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

About this Bed and Breakfast

Nestled within the 100 acre estate of Wray Castle, Dower House is the ideal peaceful B&B near Ambleside. Imagine arriving to a comfortably furnished room and looking through the window to see stunning panoramic views of Windermere.

Choose to relax in your room or enjoy our beautifully presented guest lounge where a log fire is lit in the winter. 

Bedrooms / Bathrooms

Dower House is 4 star rated by VisitEngland, with all rooms ensuite. The Fairfield is a twin bedroom boasting lake views and we also offer two double rooms, Wansfell and Castle with views over either the lake or garden. Our final room, Langdale, is a single with views over its namesake mountains.

Each is well equipped with tea/ coffee making facilities, towels, complimentary toiletries and a hair dryer.  


Our delicious breakfasts are the best way to start a day in the Lakes, and we can even pack a tasty lunch for you to enjoy during a walk in the magnificent surrounding fells.

Optional evening meals can also be provided by prior arrangement and we offer both bed and breakfast and dinner, bed and breakfast rates.

Add Dinner to your B&B rate in a double room for £72 per person or £71 per person for a single room.  

Other Facilities

Ample private car parking is available, making Dower House ideal for exploring the wider surrounding area. Our beautiful garden is a birdwatcher’s paradise, with deer and badgers also making occasional appearances!

Perfect for walkers, we have a good selection of guides and Ordinance Survey maps available for your use. You are welcome to use our drying room, should your clothes get wet when out walking. We also have a self catering cottage, sleeping 5 people in two bedrooms.

Unfortunately, we are unable to allow pets to stay in either of our accommodations. 


Please note we only accept families with children over the age of twelve years in our bed and breakfast accommodation.  



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