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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)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Bungalow #1905885
42
Viewed 108 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(29 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
House #8151978
29
Viewed 68 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(15 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #6492026
15
Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(28 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8132297
28
Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6104875
13
Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(21 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #8131728
21
Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
Good! 3.9/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #1048928
10
Viewed 146 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(32 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #1793994
32
Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #6834075
13
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(18 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #720989
18
Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #8150281
9
Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(23 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #816207
23
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(26 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6864003
26
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Apartment #1844521
4
Excellent! 4.7/5
(21 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #727334
21
Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1785176
4
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(44 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #1000621
44
Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
House #6811034
2
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(30 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #873364
30
Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(21 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6713501
21
Viewed 68 times in the last 48 hours
Good! 3.7/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
Apartment #1032227
10
Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #8172654
9
Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Bungalow #8172656
4
Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
  • 6 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 13
House #1877899
2
Viewed 86 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #6509454
2
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6559860
6
Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6840915
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #1969739
1
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Cottage #8243094
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #6496369
8
Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 10
House #1960589
12
Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Bungalow #8147469
7
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 7
House #8141006
10
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Very Good! 4.2/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Cottage #8127011
6
Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1966644
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #1963808
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
  • 5 BR
  • 5 BA
  • Sleeps 10
House #8170720
1
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1858666
Excellent! 4.6/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #1880994
8
Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Apartment #6840911
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 5 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Cottage #8243100
Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1967441
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1868217
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6717281
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6717235
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1968947
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6890269
1
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6717213
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6994282
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6717354

Bowness-on-Windermere Holiday Cottages & Apartments (300+)

 

Recent Reviews

Fantastic property in a fantastic location

5 of 5
Being in the centre of Bowness we were literally minutes walk to the bars restaurants and shops, this with 2 car parking spaces included helped to make our special break extra special.
  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

Home from home

4 of 5
A lovely cottage with all amenities and lots of space in a very peaceful setting. Location is great for shops, restaurants and pubs. Close to Windermere Lake with good walks and views. Central for exploring the area. Ruth lives just next door and let us know she was available should we need anything. I would definitely recommend this cottage to friends.
  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017