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Little Brook Cottage

Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972423)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mr Bujko

    “Firstly, this review is not a representation of the staff at Sykes.”

    The team worked very hard in order to ensure our trip could go ahead last minute, and I am very grateful for this (especially Kate). ...

    The team worked very hard in order to ensure our trip could go ahead last minute, and I am very grateful for this (especially Kate). The property was in a fantastic location, however it was the lack of attention to detail where the owners let the place down. It is not a cosy cottage. The toilet seat upstairs was broken, the bathroom drain downstairs was blocked and had a really bad smell. No soap in the bathroom to wash hands, towels were really small, bedside lamp missing a bulb, blinds make the place feel cold and soulless - needs curtains. The blinds in bedroom not fit for purpose - let’s loads of light in from the streetlight opposite. Fortunately, none of this impacted our trip too much, and so still had a great break. A message for the owners: look at you feedback in the cottage. It looks as though you have removed some feedback pages in the past (no entries from 2018 but there are from 2017?). Spend that couple of extra pounds to make this a wonderful property to stay at.

    We would like to thank you for your feedback. Please be assured that we are in the process of rectifying all the points that you have raised and will look to buy a new black-out blind for the bedroom. We do pride outselves on reviewing and responding to feedback so I am dissapointed to hear that there are pages missing from the guest book, I can assure you that this was not as a bid to 'hide' or 'remove' comments. We welcome you back to Little Brook and hope to see you again. Owner relations

The property

Little Brook Cottage is ideally placed in the centre of Bowness.

Ideal for holidaymakers who are looking for a characterful cottage in a central location with stunning scenery and amenities literally on the doorstep. Bowness on Windermere in the heart of the Lake District has been a popular destination for visitors since Victorian times.

Lake Windermere always has something to see or do whenever you decide to visit, there are a whole host of activities including watersports, lake cruises, open top bus trips, walking and climbing.

You could hire a rowing boat and explore the lake whilst taking in the breathtaking scenery which surrounds the area. Little Brook Cottage is a characterful stone built cottage which has been very tastefully furnished and equipped throughout.

The central location makes this an ideal base for families or couples wishing to explore the delights of Bowness on Windermere and is conveniently located close to several bars with restaurants only a few minutes walk away.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with TV and DVD player, 1 x twin bedroom, day bed and fold-out camp bed
  • Separate shower room with walk-in shower, WC and basin
  • Also a ground floor wet room which has shower, basin and WC
  • Gas central heating
  • Ceramic hob, electric oven, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, washer/dryer
  • TV and DVD player in lounge and double bedroom
  • Music centre
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Gas and electric included in rent
  • Bed linen provided
  • Small shared courtyard outside
  • Parking available at nearby car park - please note a refundable £20 deposit required for parking permit
  • Restaurants and shops within walking distance.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £35.

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.

Please note: There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £35 for the security of the parking permit

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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