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The Old Courthouse

  • Lake Road
  • Bowness on Windermere
  • Cumbria
  • LA23 3AP


  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Close to Golf Course
  • Close to Shops
  • Historic Romantic
  • Parking
  • TV
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • All en-suite rooms
  • Full English breakfast
  • Lake 5 minute walk
  • Historic character
  • Free WiFi
  • Private parking 

About this Bed and Breakfast

A 4 Star Bed and Breakfast in Bowness on Windermere, The Old Courthouse is furnished to a high standard throughout and just a 5 minute stroll from the shores of Lake Windmere. The property is brimming with historic charm, and one of the oldest buildings in Bowness, formerly a jail and Police Station dating from 1843.  Free WiFi is available and we have private parking onsite.

The many attractions of Bowness are within easy walking distance along with the town's great choice of shops, pubs, a theatre and a cinema. Bus stops are nearby and the location is perfect for exploring the National Park.  Boat trips on Lake Windermere are within easy reach and fell walks, woodland walks, parks and bowling greens are easily accessed from our door. 


All bedrooms include en-suite shower rooms and we have a ground floor double and twin available along with 4 first floor double rooms.  Each room is stylishly furnished with a colour TV, free WiFi, tea/ coffee trays, hairdryers and radio alarms. 


A delicious freshly cooked breakfast is served daily with full cooked and lighter breakfast options available. 

Around and About

Wordsworth's Dove Cottage is only a short drive away and the town's famous Beatrix Potter attractions is a 5 minute walk. 


Exit the M6 at junction 36, onto the A590.  Continue on to the A591 until you reach Windermere.  Take the turn to Windermere village.  Drive through the one way system heading towards Bowness for around 1 mile.  As you enter Bowness, The Old Courthouse is just on the corner adjacent to the cinema.



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