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Nestled against woodland in a quiet elevated spot, this 4* B&B boasts fab Lake Windermere views and offers a peaceful retreat for a restful getaway. Ideally located by The Dalesway Walk, away from traffic & crowds, and only a 5 min walk to the lake.

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Rooms: Total 11 rooms: 8 doubles; 2 twins/triples; 3 singles.

from £60 pn

Meals: Breakfast is included in prices given at no extra charge.
Open: Year round (except Christmas)
Address: Blenheim Lodge, Brantfell Road, Bowness on Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3AE

Why we've chosen Blenheim Lodge:

If you're looking for relaxed Lake District hotels and breaks to savour the unique peace and beauty of some of Britain's most spectacular scenery, the AA 4-star Blenheim Lodge bed and breakfast accommodation in Bowness-on-Windermere is a special find. This is because the non-smoking Bowness guest house is one of the very few B&Bs, guest houses or hotels in Windermere offering genuine Lake Windermere views – of up to six miles across the water – available from 10 of 11 of the beautifully decorated guest rooms.

Nestling in a secluded elevated position against fields and woodlands and overlooking Lake Windermere to the magnificent mountains and fells beyond, friendly Blenheim Lodge offers ideal Windermere accommodation. Just a five-minute stroll from the amenities and village bustle of Bowness-on-Windermere.

How does Blenheim Lodge minimise its impact on the environment and contribute to a sense of place?

To minimise its draw on energy, energy saving light bulbs are used, and the boiler approved by through government green grants website. The building has been retrofitted and is as well insulated as possible, including double glazing and loft insulation. Paper, glass and plastic are all recycled via Cumbria Waste. All water usage is metered. Local and organic food is used as much as possible, all meats sourced from local butcher and milk and eggs are sourced from local dairy. To reduce the impact on the surrounding natural environment and its biodiversity, the owners encourage arrival by public transport and guests can also arrive on foot via The Dalesway Walk behind the house.

Top Eco Features at Blenheim Lodge

  • Energy saving light bulbs, boiler approved by through government green grants website

  • As insulated as an old building can get - double glazing, loft insulation

  • Recycles everything (paper, glass, plastic) via Cumbria Waste bar biological waste

  • Water is metered

  • All meats sourced from local butcher. Milk & eggs sourced from local dairy. Vegetarian food offered

  • Info on travel by public transport. Some guests arrive on foot via The Dalesway Walk behind the house



Blenheim Lodge, Lake District, England
Nearest train station: Windermere railway station

Directions from station:
1 mile from train station. Taxi ride is 5 minutes. Tell the driver where you are staying and the taxi driver should know where Blenheim Lodge is.

Plan your journey by train

Buy rail tickets online and then collect them at any main station.
Bookings usually open 10-12 weeks before your date of travel.

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