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Traditional Lakeland Slate Cottage, Pets Welcome, 5mins walk to Lake Windermere

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

Beautiful, traditional lakeland slate cottage located in the centre of Bowness village but only a 5 min walk to the shores of Lake Windermere and all its facilities, such as restaurants, pubs and shops. This cottage has 2 bedrooms consisting of one spacious double and one twin room, plus a recently refitted luxury bathroom. Downstairs, there is a spacious, lounge with gas stove and French doors leading out onto a sunny, secure patio with decking. Next to the lounge is a fully equipped, modern, kitchen leading into a breakfast room. There is also a formal dining room to the front of the house. The cottage is ideally located in the centre of Bowness and has a parking permit for free parking. FREE Wi-fi.

Property Manager
Tracy Cooke
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 April, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Growler Cottage is a lovely "home from home" traditional cottage. It is very comfortable and everything we needed - warm & inviting, fantastic location in the centre of Bowness and lots of amenities.

Merlin (our shihtzu) had a lovely time and says thank you for the treats and toys.

We will be visiting again in the future and will definitely receommend.
May 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Bowness-on-Windermere in South Lakeland District

Property Type:
  • cottage (terraced)
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • village
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Newly refurbished with corner sink unit, toilet, roll top bath with shower over bath.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Spacious double room with window seat and closet wardrobe for ample storage (travel cot provided) Cosy twin room with two single beds and free standing pine wardrobe.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Tennis ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(45 traveller reviews)

Traditional Lakeland Slate Cottage, Pets Welcome, 5mins walk to Lake Windermere
average rating of 4.711111 based on 64 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Cottage is fabulous, location perfect, home from home. Can not wait to come back.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted you enjoyed your recent short break at Growler Cottage Karen and hope we can encourage you to stay longer next time.
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lovely cottage great town was great comfy sofas good to chill out dog friendly near

  • 5 of 5

will stay again

  • Review Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and so glad you all enjoyed Growler Cottage so much. Hope we get to welcome you back again soon.
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Just the ticket,

  • 4 of 5

A great little property with s fantastic location. Everything you could need for a cosy stay. Nice lounge, great bedrooms and a well equipped kitchen. Lots of space and a good bathroom.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean and comfortable

  • 4 of 5

We stayed nearly a week at Growler Cottage and had a very enjoyable stay, it was convenient to everything you needed right in the middle of Bowness on Windemere. We had trouble with the remote on the TV on the first night we there, but Tracy sent somebody around immediately to sort it out. Brilliant. Pat and Brent Miller Auckland New Zealand.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks to the Miller family for such a nice review and glad we were able to sort out problems following arrival so that you could relax and enjoy your holiday to The Lakes.
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They have thought of everything!

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic cottage! Lovely layout, great location and very comfortable. They, really, have thought of everything. From the milk in the fridge, teabags in the cupboard and the biscuits in the jar! Everything you need after a 5 hour drive. Rooms are a lovely size and beds are very comfortable. All mod cons are available and it would quite easy just to sit in the lounge, with the French windows open, and just relax. But, you would miss all the great things to see and do in Bowness lovely, dog friendly, restaurants, cafes and bars. The shopping was great and less then ten minutes walk from Windermere and the boat trips. Parking was easy with the parking permit or a car par park at the end of the road. We highly recommend the cottage, you won't be disappointed, a real home away from home!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow what a review- high praise indeed! So glad you and your family enjoyed your time at Growler Cottage and that you found everything you needed and more. We hope you all come back and visit with us again.
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perfect week

  • 5 of 5

the house was the way to relax after our wedding.

description was very accurate, location for bowness was amazing. we could walk everywhere.property was clean and tidy. with good information about walks and take aways.

the local pub the angel inn was a common factor for our walk home!. local restaurants were very good.

we would definately recommend and look to book again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Congratulations on your marriage and hope you enjoyed the complimentary gift. We hope to welcome you back for your first anniversary.
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Car: not necessary

Situated in the village of Bowness on Windermere which is located on the shores of Lake Windermere, you have an abundance of visitor attractions, walks, restaurants and pubs on your doorstep. The village is host to The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Steamboat Museum, Windermere Lake Cruises, and with easy access to Hilltop, Blackwell, Haverthwaite Railway and Lakes Aquarium.

Walks can be started directly from the cottage, with a bus stop at the end of the street affording you easy access to all the other attractions the Lake District has to offer.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria & Lake District National Park

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
22 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
27 May 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
22 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
26 Aug 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn 2
30 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Half Term
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
28 Oct 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas/New Year
20 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

6-13 September

SHORT BREAKS & DISCOUNTS available on last minute basis also, PLEASE CONTACT US.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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