Cheap Hotels in Windermere
Briscoe Lodge was built in 1891 and is 1-minute walk from the centre of Windermere. The guest house offers en suite rooms and free Wi-Fi. Set in a stone Victorian slate house, The Briscoe retains many original features whilst offering modern rooms. Rooms come with TV’s, DVD player (with access to a DVD library) and tea-coffee making facilities. Bowness and Lake Windermere are within walking distance, and the train and bus stations can be reached in 10 minutes. Windermere town centre has excellent restaurants, shops and country pubs. The Briscoe provides safe, on-street parking.
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Set in pretty Topiary gardens, The Hill offers traditional Cumbrian breakfasts, free Wi-Fi and elegant bedrooms. The Victorian house has a rural location in Ings village, just 5 minutes’ drive from Windermere. The bright bedrooms are individually decorated, and each has a flat-screen TV and DVD player. All rooms feature tea/coffee facilities, and a modern, en suite shower room with a hairdryer. Hearty cooked breakfasts are served daily in the charming dining room, which features an original fireplace. Breakfast includes award-winning local meats, homemade breads and Lakeland teas. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, The Hill is a 10-minute drive from the shores of Lake Windermere. Free parking is available, and there are plenty of popular walking routes nearby.
This 19th-century house in Windermere offers locally sourced produce, free on-street parking and a bright, award-winning garden. Lake Windermere and local amenities are within walking distance. Adam Place is a traditional AA 3-star guest house, built with Lakeland slate. Its bedrooms have an en suite bathroom and Freeview TV and free Wi-Fi is available throughout. Windermere train and bus stations are within walking distance of Adam Place Guest House, making the beautiful Lake District easy to explore. In its 1960s-themed dining room, Adam Place offers a choice of home-cooked breakfasts. Choose from traditional, vegetarian or continental. Your welcoming host, Linda, can offer assistance throughout your stay.
With charming floral decor and generous cooked breakfasts, The Beech House is a quintessentially English hotel, just a short walk from Windermere centre. The bright, cosy rooms feature modern en suite bathrooms. A full English breakfast is served daily in the dining room, with light continental and fresh vegetarian options also available. Windermere’s cafes and restaurants are just a short stroll away from Beech House. The traditional bedrooms are elegantly decorated with floral wallpaper and colourful cushions. Rooms feature a TV, radio and hairdryer, and tea and coffee facilities are also available. Built from local Lakeland stone, Beech House Hotel is just 15 minutes’ walk from Windermere Railway Station. The beautiful walking routes of Orrest Head and Millerground are easily reached on foot.
Formerly a coach house built in 1890, The Coach House is situated in the heart of the Lake District and 2 minutes’ drive from Windermere town centre and the shores of Lake Windermere. Free off-road parking and WiFi are provided. An en suite shower room is included in each room at The Coach House, as well as a TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Some feature cast-iron beds and antique furniture. Continental breakfast is delivered to your room between 08.00 and 09.00 to be enjoyed in your own space. Packed breakfasts can be arranged for early risers wanting to get up and out early. A local train service runs from Oxenholme station to Windermere and the property are 10-15 minutes’ walk from the station. Many activities are available with the Lake District National Park, such as riverside strolls, cycling through forests or hiring a boat or kayak.
Located in a Victorian house in Windermere town centre is Brendan Chase. This 3-star bed and breakfast serves local bacon, award-winning sausages and unlimited tea, coffee and toast at breakfast. There is a secure yard in which guests can leave bikes and motorbikes. Located on a quiet residential street without parking restrictions, Brendan Chase is less than 5 minutes’ walk from Windermere's train and bus station. The banks of Lake Windermere are a 20-minute walk through the scenic lakeland. A traditional fireplace features in the bright, wooden-floored guest lounge. It has a TV, large, comfy sofas and chairs and stylish curtains and cushions. Free WiFi is available throughout the house. With floral bed linen, some rooms have en suite bathrooms while others have access to shared bathroom facilities. A TV, tea and coffee making facilities, and a handbasin are provided in all rooms.
Nestled in a quiet yet central location in Windermere, The Haven is a traditional Victorian stone built house with free parking. The railway station is 6 minutes’ walk away and Windermere Lake is less than a mile from the property. Each room at The Haven features an en suite shower room with bathrobes and free toiletries, a TV with DVD player, free Wi-Fi, and tea and coffee making facilities. A hearty breakfast is served daily and it includes a traditional full English breakfast with locally produced Cumbrian sausage, fruit juices, cereals, fresh fruit, and hot beverages. A variety of restaurants and cafés can be found in Windermere town centre, 5 minutes’ walk from the property. The Haven offers easy access to outdoor activities such as fishing, cycling, and exploring the Cumbrian countryside and the Lake District National Park.
At the heart of the beautiful Lake District, White Rose is located just 5 minutes' walk from Windermere village’s restaurants, pubs, cafés and shops. This Lakeland terraced house also offers breakfast available on request on arrival. Windermere Railway and Bus Stations are about 5-10 minutes' walk away. Free Wi-Fi is available in all the bright rooms, which also have television. A selection of toiletries and a hairdryer are provided in each private shower room with hand basin and toilet. Guests can enjoy a freshly cooked full English breakfast, a vegetarian or lighter option, all served in the White Rose’s light, airy breakfast room. The property can cater for special dietary requirements. Breakfast option available for an additional cost. There is a good selection of Lakeland maps and guides for guests to borrow and seats on half day and full day tours of the Lakes can be reserved.
Overlooking picturesque hills, Meadowcroft Country Guesthouse is a family-run guest house in the tranquil Village of Ings, 2 miles from Windermere. There is free Wi-Fi in the bedrooms. A delicious breakfast is provided each morning in the chandelier-lit dining room, which has a log-burning stove for the colder months. Full cooked options are served, along with cereals, yoghurts. Rooms at Meadowcroft are traditionally furnished, and benefit from a TV and tea and coffee making facilities. There is storage space in bedside chests of drawers and a wardrobe in every room. The surrounding National Park offers plenty of scenic routes for walking and cycling, and Ambleside is a 10-minute drive away. Windermere Rail Station is a 5-minute drive from the building. There is free parking and secure bike lock up on site.
Situated in the heart of Windermere, Ashleigh House is a traditional Lakeland stone Victorian house which offers en-suite rooms within the scenic Lake District National Park Each room features a TV with DVD player, a hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. A full English breakfast can be enjoyed beside a Victorian fireplace with countryside views over the fells. Many outdoor activities can be enjoyed within the Lake District, including hiking, water sports and pony trekking. Local attractions include Lake Windermere Cruises and The World of Beatrix Potter, and both can be reached within a 5-minute drive from Ashleigh House.
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Hotels in Windermere
Set beside the largest natural lake in England and an ideal base for walks in the Lake District, Windermere hotels offer a gateway to one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world.
Windermere has grown together with its neighbour Bowness-on-Windermere to form one of the most popular tourist areas on Lake Windermere. As well as an enviable position one kilometre from the lake, Windermere has a number of shops and historical buildings. Close to Windermere railway station is Lakeland Limited, a contemporary shopping centre. Bowness-on-Windermere is a larger town on the water's edge. Here you'll find the useful Bowness Bay Information Centre, The Steamboat Museum at Windermere which features a collection of restored steamboats, and The World Of Beatrix Potter – a fantastic attraction for fans of the children's writer where kids can come face to face with the books' characters and learn about the author's life. A short walk from Windermere will take you to Orrest Head, a viewpoint that offers breathtaking views of the lake.
South Lake Windermere
To the south of Lake Winderemere is Newby Bridge, a hamlet that gets its name from the 17th century five-arched stone bridge built across the River Leven. One of the most pleasant ways to approach the lake from Newby Bridge is by hopping on the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway, a heritage railway that runs from Haverthwaite via Newby Bridge and up to Lakeside. Apart from the railway station, the hamlet of Newby Bridge itself has a number of shops, cafés and pubs. Also close to Newby Bridge is Fell Foot Park, a Victorian park that's perfect for family picnics.
West Lake Windermere
On the opposite shore of Lake Windermere from Bowness-on-Windermere are Far Sawrey and Near Sawrey. The area's association with Beatrix Potter continues here at Hill Top in Near Sawrey, the former home of the author. Now a National Trust property, the home is a Grade II-listed building and is kept in the same condition as when Potter lived in it. Close to Near Sawrey is Claife Heights, an upland area that boasts magnificent views of the lake and the surrounding area.
North Lake Windermere
To the north of Windermere is Troutbeck Bridge and Brockhole, a family friendly visitor's centre. Brockhole has an adventure playground for the kids and is a great starting point for a number of outdoor activities, from mini-golf to boat hire. On the opposite shore is Wray Castle, a Victorian Neogothic country house built in the style of a medieval castle.
The Lake District is immensely popular with walkers, ramblers, hikers and amblers. Whether you're looking for a short stroll to Windermere or a longer trek into the heart of the park, there are plenty of routes to follow for walkers of all ages and ability levels. Windermere dominates the park but there are plenty of other points of interest in the Lake District. Both Grasmere Water and Grasmere Village are worth paying a visit. Derwentwater lies under the Cat Bells fells. The mountain, The Old Man of Coniston, towers above Coniston Village and Brantwood where you'll find the home of the Victorian art critic John Ruskin.
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Windermere
What are the best hotels to stay in Windermere?The best hotels to stay in Windermere are Windermere Manor Hotel, Wheatlands Lodge - Bed & Breakfast and Beckmead House - B&B.
What are the most convenient hotel rates in Windermere?Briscoe Lodge in Windermere offers one night in a double room at the price of £65.
What hotels are in the central Windermere neighborhood?The Ravensworth- Adults Only, Lakes Lodge Windermere and Brendan Chase are located in the central neighborhood of Windermere.
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