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Honeysuckle Cottage

Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972649)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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27 Customer Review(s)

  • Kate

    “Great location of cottage with all basic amenities to hand”

    - Kate, June 2022

The property

Honeysuckle Cottage is a traditional, characterful family cottage, conveniently located in a peaceful area, a short stroll of Lake Windermere and within a few minutes walk from the main thoroughfare of the village of Bowness on Windermere with shops, cafes and pubs.

The cottage is ideal for a stay any time of the year with comfortable, cosy lounge and terraced garden ideal for a summer's afternoon. Centrally located in the bustling village which has a wide range of shops, pubs, restaurants and attractions such as Beatrix Potter Exhibition.

Honeysuckle Cottage is in a great location to enjoy the views at the lake front, and a short drive from the car ferry which runs the far side of the Lake to explore Sawrey and Hawkshead, or a trip on the steamers north to Ambleside or south to Lakeside. The cottage offers accommodation for a family or couple wanting to explore the South of the Lake District at any time of the year and the many local amenities within a short walk from the cottage. The gas central heated cottage comprises: Lounge with electric coal effect fire, TV and DVD player, bay window looking over terraced garden. Kitchen with oak units, double electric oven, gas hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave. Dining Room With feature Victorian fireplace, stable-door leading to small yard area. First floor: Double bedroom with feature fireplace. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin and WC. Front garden with patio area with garden furniture and steps leading to raised lawn area. Outhouse with washing machine. Rear yard with garden furniture. All gas, electric and bed linen provided. On street parking for one car. Please note a cot and highchair are available to hire from the office.


  • Across two floors
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double bedroom with feature fireplace; 1 x twin bedroom
  • One bathroom with shower over the bath, basin and WC
  • One outhouse with a washing machine
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room that seats four
  • Sitting room.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric coal-style fire
  • Double electric oven with gas hob, fridge/freezer, microwave and dishwasher
  • TV, DVD Player
  • Gas and electric included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Parking permit for on-street parking, one car
  • Fully enclosed gardens to the front and rear with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets, no smoking
  • Shops 5 mins walk
  • Pub 5 mins walk
  • Windermere lake 5 mins walk
  • Note: Cot and highchair available to hire from the office
  • Max 4 adults.

About the location


Windermere Train Station 1.5 miles: Ambleside 5 miles; Kendal 7 miles.

The vibrant twin towns of Bowness and Windermere hold enduring appeal for visitors to the Lake District National Park, with each providing a range of nearby attractions, amenities, shops and restaurants to suit all tastes. A variety of boat trips and boat hire are available from Windermere Lake Cruises in Bowness to Brockhole, Ambleside and Lakeside (at the southern end of the lake where the Lakeside Aquarium and the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway are situated). The World of Beatrix Potter attraction and the Old Laundry theatre are 1.5 miles away. Orrest Head, where Alfred Wainwright was inspired to write his series of iconic guidebooks, is a 30-minute walk to enjoy the spectacular panorama of far-reaching views over the lake and surrounding fells. Brockhole, which offers high wire tree top experiences, is less than two miles away, and the historic villages of Grasmere, Ambleside and Troutbeck are a short drive away. There are also a variety of watersports on offer for the more energetic at marine centres along the lake. The area is ideally situated for exploring all that this region has to offer, whether by foot, bike, car, railway or bus; and is within easy reach of attractions such as the spectacular Langdales, Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top House at Far Sawrey, Coniston, Grizedale Forest Park, with its delightful walks and famous outdoor sculptures, mountain biking and “Go-Ape” adventure park, Ullswater, Kendal, Keswick, stone circles, Roman forts and England's highest mountain, Scafell Pike.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas