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Raglan Cottage

Bowness-on-WIndermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972661)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
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  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
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  • Anthony

    “Excellent cottage in a perfect location, just a short walk from the centre, but also very peaceful on a night.”

    We will definitely plan another stay!

    We will definitely plan another stay!

    - Anthony, April 2022

The property

Centrally located to enjoy the amenities of Bowness and Lake Windermere this traditional Bowness cottage has a cosy and welcoming wood burning stove, perfect for relaxing in front of on chilly evenings.

With two bedrooms it makes an ideal base for a family holiday with all of the attractions of Bowness within walking distance.

Bowness on Windermere is a popular Lake District village and with all the different attractions and amenities on your doorstep we understand why.

There are a number of award winning restaurants, friendly pubs - most serving meals, parks, World of Beatrix Potter, antique shops, galleries, gift shops and the shores of Lake Windermere all within walking distance.

The lake cruises will take you to Lakeside or Ambleside where you can jump off and enjoy the sights around the lake.

Bowness has excellent bus services to the rest of the Lake District enabling you to enjoy the area without having to move your car.

The mid terrace stone Bowness cottage is conveniently located just off the main thoroughfare of the bustling village and within a five minute walk of Lake Windermere.

Recently refurbished to a high standard this Bowness cottage retains its period character and effortlessly combines contemporary furnishings.

With a cosy wood burning stove this spacious cottage in Bowness will equally appeal to couples or a family who will appreciate the welcoming ambience.

The gas centrally heated Bowness cottage comprises: Lounge with wood burning stove, TV and DVD player.

Dining room with ornate fireplace, TV, comfy seating and window seat.

Kitchen with electric oven and gas hob, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and microwave.

First floor: Master double bedroom with king size bed, TV and feature fireplace.

Twin bedroom.

Bathroom with monsoon shower over bath, hand basin and WC.

All gas, electric, bed linen, towels and hairdryers included.

Cot and highchair available.

On street parking with resident permit.

Pretty enclosed yard with garden furniture and secure bike storage with outside WC and Belfast pot sink.


  • A two floor mid terrace
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with king size bed and TV, 1 x twin
  • First floor bathroom with bath and shower over, hand basin and WC
  • Ground floor sitting room with fireplace, TV, and DVD player
  • Dining room with four seats, and extra armchair seating, fireplace and TV.
  • Gas central heating and wood burning stoves
  • Electric oven, gas hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washer/dryer
  • TVs with DVD player, wifi
  • All gas and electric included in rent
  • Bed linen, towels and hairdryers included in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • On street parking with resident permit
  • Private, enclosed yard with garden furniture, secure bike storage, outside WC and Belfast pot sink
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Note: This property has a good housekeeping bond of £50
  • Pub and shop 5 mins.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £50.

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