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Make a Holiday Rental Lodge in Bowness & Windermere, Cumbria Your Home Away From Home

Located near to the heart of the Lake District are the “twin towns” of Bowness and Windermere. The town of Windermere is set back a little from Lake Windermere and offers a peaceful time with plenty of stunning scenery. Bowness is located on the shoreline of the lake and there are a range of activities available which involve the great outdoors. A Bowness & Windermere holiday rental lodge is the ideal base from which to explore this beautiful part of the country, as well as indulging in some rough-and-ready activities.

Things to Do on Holiday to Bowness & Windermere, Cumbria

For those who love outdoor pursuits, a Bowness & Windermere holiday is the perfect option. Both of the towns have a variety of activities available including sailing, fishing, swimming, hiking, cycling, mountain biking, golf, tennis and horse riding. Nature lovers will particularly love a holiday in this part of the world as there are plenty of opportunities to spot lots of different wildlife. Keen photographers and artists will enjoy taking in the breathtaking scenery which captures the imagination perfectly.

Places to Visit on Holiday to Bowness & Windermere, Cumbria

If you can tear yourself away from your tranquil Bowness & Windermere holiday rental lodge, then it is worth taking a 10 minute journey north-west to the town of Ambleside. Visitors should be sure to take a look at the Armitt Library in the town which has a vast collection of information on wildlife as well as extensive details about notable people such as William Wordsworth and John Ruskin. The Armitt Library also has over 450 watercolours painted by the renowned Beatrix Potter.

Just outside of the town is a well preserved example of a Roman fort, Galava. Dating back to the 2nd century, visitors will be able to clearly see the remains of a bathhouse, granaries and the fort’s defences. Further artefacts that were excavated from the fort can be found at the nearby Kendal Museum of Natural History and Archaeology.

Weather in Bowness & Windermere, Cumbria

Visitors on a Bowness & Windermere holiday will be able to experience warm summers and cool winters thanks to the Maritime climate there. The warmest months of the year are generally July and August with average daytime temperatures of 18°C. During the winter months of December and January the daytime temperature is around 4°C. The Lake District area is renowned for being wetter than other parts of Britain. Visitors can expect around 30-60 inches of rain during the colder months of the year with summer generally being the driest time to go.

Cheap Flights to Bowness & Windermere, Cumbria

Travellers on a Bowness & Windermere holiday can either land at Manchester Airport (MAN) or Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBA), both of which are under 2 hours journey from the area. Operators offering cheap flights to the area include Flybe, BMI and Eastern Airways. Passengers can leave from a range of UK airports such as Edinburgh (EDI), Newcastle(NCL), Gatwick (LGW), London Heathrow (LHR) and Belfast (BFS).

    Wonderful! 4.8/5
    (42 reviews)
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    • 4 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 7
    Bungalow #1905885
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      Wonderful! 4.8/5
      (29 reviews)
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      • 4 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Separate Toilet
      • Sleeps 8
      House #8151978
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        Excellent! 4.5/5
        (15 reviews)
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        • 3 BR
        • 3 BA
        • Sleeps 6
        Cottage #6492026
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          Excellent! 4.7/5
          (28 reviews)
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          • 2 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          Cottage #8132297
          28
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            Wonderful! 4.8/5
            (13 reviews)
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            • 2 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 4
            Cottage #6104875
            13
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              Excellent! 4.7/5
              (21 reviews)
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              • 2 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Apartment #8131728
              21
              Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                Good! 3.9/5
                (10 reviews)
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                • 4 BR
                • 3 BA
                • Sleeps 8
                House #1048928
                10
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                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                  (32 reviews)
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                  • 3 BR
                  • 3 BA
                  • Sleeps 6
                  House #1793994
                  32
                  Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                    Excellent! 4.6/5
                    (12 reviews)
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                    • 3 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Separate Toilet
                    • Sleeps 6
                    Cottage #6834075
                    12
                    Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                      Exceptional! 5/5
                      (18 reviews)
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                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Apartment #720989
                      18
                      Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                        (9 reviews)
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                        • 2 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 5
                        Cottage #8150281
                        9
                        Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                          (23 reviews)
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                          • 2 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Cottage #816207
                          23
                          Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                            (26 reviews)
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                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Cottage #6864003
                            26
                            Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
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                              • 3 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 5
                              Apartment #1844521
                              4
                              Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                (21 reviews)
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Cottage #727334
                                21
                                Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 2
                                  Cottage #1785176
                                  4
                                  Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                    (44 reviews)
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                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    House #1000621
                                    44
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                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Separate Toilet
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      House #6811034
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                                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                        (30 reviews)
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                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 6
                                        House #873364
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                                        Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                          (21 reviews)
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                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Cottage #6713501
                                          21
                                          Viewed 82 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Good! 3.7/5
                                            (10 reviews)
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                                            • 3 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Separate Toilet
                                            • Sleeps 8
                                            Apartment #1032227
                                            10
                                            Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                              (9 reviews)
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                                              • 4 BR
                                              • 4 BA
                                              • Sleeps 8
                                              House #8172654
                                              9
                                              Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                Bungalow #8172656
                                                4
                                                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  • 6 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                  • Sleeps 13
                                                  House #1877899
                                                  2
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                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 3 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                    Cottage #6509454
                                                    2
                                                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                      (6 reviews)
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                                                      • 1 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                      Cottage #6559860
                                                      6
                                                      Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        Apartment #6840915
                                                        Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 5
                                                          Cottage #1963808
                                                          Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 5
                                                            Cottage #1969739
                                                            1
                                                            Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                              (8 reviews)
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                                                              • 3 BR
                                                              • 3 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                              House #6496369
                                                              8
                                                              Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                (12 reviews)
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                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                                House #1960589
                                                                12
                                                                Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                  (7 reviews)
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                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Bungalow #8147469
                                                                  7
                                                                  Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                    (10 reviews)
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                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                    • 4 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 7
                                                                    House #8141006
                                                                    10
                                                                    Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                                      (6 reviews)
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                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 3
                                                                      Cottage #8127011
                                                                      6
                                                                      Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Cottage #1966644
                                                                          • 5 BR
                                                                          • 5 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 10
                                                                          House #8170720
                                                                          1
                                                                          Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Cottage #1858666
                                                                            Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                              (7 reviews)
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                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                                              Cottage #1880994
                                                                              7
                                                                              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                                Apartment #6840911
                                                                                Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                                                  Cottage #8243100
                                                                                  Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    Cottage #1967441
                                                                                    Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      Cottage #1868217
                                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                                                        Cottage #6717281
                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Cottage #6717235
                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            Cottage #1968947
                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Apartment #6890269
                                                                                              1
                                                                                              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Cottage #6717213
                                                                                                Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  Cottage #6994282
                                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                    Cottage #6717354
                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Apartment #6717408

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Great central spot

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      Great place, great location. Kitchen needs a proper clean and a few new items like a good pan and a decent knife or two. Would definitely recommend. Parking - bit tricky.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      Beautiful cottage in a great location. Has everything needed in a holiday rental.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Four of us stayed for a week in Bowness and thoroughly enjoyed everything this cottage had to offer, especially the timber deck in the garden where we had breakfast and then drinks at the end of the day. Easily accessible to Bowness with a bit of an uphill walk to the cottage after exploring the wonderful Lakes District. Very clean accommodation and comfortable beds. Would highly recommend. Thank you Anne and Robert for allowing us to rent this charming cottage.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017