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View over Lake Windermere

Situated a twenty minute walk from its famous namesake lake, the pretty village of Windermere is home to a superb choice of guest houses and B&Bs which will provide the perfect base for your break to the Lake District. Easily accessible via the A591, the village also has a mainline train station which connects travellers to Lancaster and Manchester to the South and Edinburgh to the North. Ideal for walkers, families and romantic breaks, the village of Windermere has plenty of independent shops, cafes and restaurants or catch one of the local bus services to visit nearby places of interest including Ambleside Keswick, Hawkshead and Ulverston. A short walk down the hill from your Windermere B&B will take you to the neighbouring town of Bowness on Windermere where you can take boat trips or visit famous attractions including the World of Beatrix Potter.

Stay in a country B&B close to Lake Windermere

Stay in a country B&B close to Lake Windermere

Family breaks to Windermere

There are plenty of family friendly B&Bs in Windermere who offer spacious rooms for up to four or more people and can provide extra amenities including cots or high chairs if required. Many also offer special rates for families and youngest family members under four can often stay for free. Browse through our website for a great choice of family B&Bs often with parking and free Wi-Fi provided and some can also assist you in arranging outdoor activities to help keep the kids entertained. Family friendly activities within easy reach include the new Treetop Trek at Brockhole with 35 swinging and climbing challenges or enjoy a more tranquil day out to the seventeen acres of peaceful scenery at Holehird Gardens.

Alternatively, see the surrounding countryside the easy way and take a guided coach tour with one of local minibus companies which pass through Windermere - an ideal family day out for the whole family.

Some B&Bs offer four poster rooms which are ideal for romantic breaks

Some B&Bs offer four poster rooms which are ideal for romantic breaks

Windermere romantic breaks

With beautiful walks nearby and scenic boat trips easily accessible, a bed and breakfast in Windermere can provide an idyllic setting for a romantic break to the Lake District. Enjoy visiting some of the village's independent shops for some locally made souvenirs, relax at one of the street-side cafes or dine on local Cumbrian cuisine at one of the welcoming village pubs. There are plenty of romantic B&Bs in Windermere with four poster rooms which ideal for that extra special break and many can also provide wine, chocolates and flowers for your arrival. Indulge in breakfast in bed or treat your loved one to a pampering afternoon with some B&Bs offering complimentary use of local leisure or spa facilities.

Bed and Breakfasts in Windermere

  • Windermere   (0.2 miles from the centre of Windermere)
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    Victorian Windermere guest house serving cooked to order locally sourced breakfasts inclusive of homemade jams and ethically sourced tea/ coffee. Short walk from restaurants.
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  • Windermere   (0.2 miles from the centre of Windermere)
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    Delightful Windermere guest house only minutes from the town centre and within walking distance of the lake. Hearty breakfasts included in booking. 3 ensuite guest rooms.
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  • Windermere   (0.5 miles from the centre of Windermere)
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    Windermere bed and breakfast accommodation in a quiet area of the town but within a short stroll of all amenities. Hearty breakfasts and packed lunches if required.
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  • Troutbeck   (2.7 miles from the centre of Windermere)
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    £35
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    Troutbeck 4 Star guest house within 3 miles of Windermere. Award-winning breakfasts with delicious locally sourced food. Dining room with best breakfast views.
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  • Windermere   (0.2 miles from the centre of Windermere)
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    Luxury Windermere Bed & Breakfast serving award-winning, locally sourced breakfasts including Full English, vegetarian or lighter option breakfast. Packed lunches on request.
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  • Bowness-on-Windermere   (1.2 miles from the centre of Windermere)
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    Beautiful Bowness on Windermere B&B, serving delicious breakfasts made using locally produced eggs and milk delivered the same morning. Quality cured meats. Vegetarian options.
     
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