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  • Bowness Suite

The suite

365 sq feet of luxury with lounge area, solid black walnut flooring throughout and designer furniture.


Super king handmade silver leaf bed.


Luxury bathroom featuring oversize double air bath, spacious shower, bathroom TV and Chromotherapy mood lighting.


Your own 110 sq. feet terrace for relaxing moments outdoors.

The name -'Bowness' Suite

We've named each of the suites after towns and villages in the Lake District. But whichever suite you stay in - whether it's Keswick, Coniston, Bowness or Cartmel, Patterdale, Ambleside, Grasmere or Hawkshead - we've gone to such great lengths to make your stay as luxurious and relaxing as possible, that you might not leave your suite. So we've included a bit of information on each place, just in case!


Busy all year round, Bowness is located on the shore of Lake Windermere and is Cumbria's most popular tourist destination.

The location:

Bowness is Cumbria's most popular tourist town on the shores of Lake Windermere. In the late 19th century wealthy Lancashire families built large houses with lake views, many of which have now become hotels, such as Storrs Hall Hotel or the Belsfield Hotel. Windermere is just a stone's throw away and despite the name, does not actually touch the lake.

Did you know?

Bowness is thought to be the lakeside town of Rio in Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons.

Windermere is England's largest lake stretching from Newby Bridge in the south to Ambleside in the north, a distance of over 10 miles. Its official name is Windermere, not Lake Windermere.

The only lake in the Lake District is Bassenthwaite Lake. The rest are meres and waters.

Famous people

Arthur Ransome based the fictional North Lake in Swallows and Amazons on Windermere and Coniston Water.

Peter Rabbit, Mrs Tiggywinkle, Jemima Puddleduck and all their friends can be seen in The World of Beatrix Potter.

Alfred Wainwright first saw the peaks and fells of the Lake District from Orrest Head, a short climb from the centre of Windermere.

Things to do

If you're not climbing Orrest Head or visiting the World of Beatrix Potter, you could hire a rowing boat or motor cruiser from Bowness Pier. Or take a cruise on one of the large Lake Cruisers to Lakeside or Ambleside. There are several pubs and restaurants in the town as well as excellent shops. Other attractions include the Blackwell Arts &Crafts House and the Windermere Steamboat Centre.

Features At A Glance

  • Luxury 365 sq feet suite with lounge area featuring designer sofa & furniture
  • Solid black walnut flooring throughout with high quality furniture and furnishing from well known designers such as Philippe Starck
  • Super king handmade silver leaf Frank Hudson bed
  • 42" wall TV with 8 satellite channels
  • Free wireless internet access
  • Outside terrace with table & chairs, outside access to suite available
  • Walk in wardrobe with guest safe & well stocked mini bar
  • Luxury bathroom with Italian designer glass tiles, oversize double air bath, oversize shower with LED showerhead, under floor heating, LED taps, bathroom mirror TV &Chromotherapy mood ambience lighting
  • Dining table & chairs for private breakfast served in the suite
  • iPod docking station with clock radio
  • Telephone for in room service of drinks & food all served with Villeroy & Boch ceramics, glassware & cutlery of the highest quality
  • Designer crystal lighting throughout
  • Individual wall coverings & coordinating luxurious soft furnishings
  • Private suite entrance with two way butler serving hatch for discreet food & beverage service
  • Complimentary tea, coffee & bottled water
  • Complimentary private parking


Gift Vouchers

Windermere Suites is a unique place to stay, and gift vouchers would make a fantastic and memorable gift, ideal for an anniversary or wedding gift, a Christmas or birthday present, or to just to say thank you to someone special.