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Ambleside 5 miles.
The vibrant twin towns of Bowness and Windermere hold enduring appeal for many visitors to the Lake District, both providing a range of amenities, shops and restaurants to suit all tastes. Boat trips are available from Bowness to Ambleside, the Lakeside Aquarium and Beatrix Potter’s ‘Hill Top House’ at Sawrey. Orrest Head, where Alfred Wainwright was inspired to write his series of iconic guidebooks, is on the edge of the town and Grizedale Forest Park is nearby, with delightful walks, mountain biking and the ‘Go Ape’ adventure park. There are many National Trust properties in the area, as well as a variety of watersports for the more energetic. Bowness and Windermere are ideally situated for exploring all the region has to offer - within easy reach of destinations such as Langdale, Grasmere, Coniston Water, Kendal, Keswick, and the Lakeland Mountains, including Scafell Pike, England’s highest.
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Bowness-on-Windermere 0.5 miles. Situated on the outskirts of Bowness-on-Windermere, in the heart of the Lake District, these four Bowness self catering apartments are located on a family-run farm estate in tranquil and relaxing surrounds. These delightful Bowness holiday apartments have been carefully created from old farm buildings – some parts of the adjoining building dating back to 1691 – and each has been comfortably furnished and decorated, retaining character and charm. Positioned in spacious grounds, each of these Bowness self catering apartments has outdoor seating and enjoys shared use of all the lawned and terraced areas surrounding them, as well as the opportunity for walks on the farmland or into Bowness-on-Windermere. With a variety of accommodation across these four Bowness holiday apartments, up to 15 guests can be accommodated. These Bowness self catering apartments are in a superb holiday location, where you can watch the wildlife including deer, red squirrels and a host of birds, or stroll through the adjacent fields on one of the many footpaths. For those wishing to escape into quiet and solitude, a 20 minute walk up Brant Fell will reward you with wonderful views out over Windermere Lake to the Coniston Fells and the central heights of the Lake District. Guests at these Bowness holiday apartments may choose to stroll down to Bowness-on-Windermere to take a pleasure cruiser up the lake to Ambleside or south to Lakeside. A car ferry runs to the far side of the lake, taking visitors to Sawrey and Hawkshead to explore the home of Beatrix Potter at NT Hilltop. There is plenty to do in the local area, as these Bowness holiday apartments are located just half a mile from the town’s many bars, restaurants and shops. Bowness even has an 18-hole pitch and putt golf course and rowing boats can be hired to explore the lake itself. Situated in the midst of the Lake District National Park there is something for all the family close to these self catering Bowness apartments, with water sports, outdoor pursuits, golf courses, peaceful walks and breathtaking views at every turn.
Reached by an external flight of stone steps, this first floor Bowness holiday apartment offers spacious accommodation for couples or a family. Open fire, cosy year-round base. Note: This Bowness self-catering apartment can be booked with refs 12902, 12913 & 12923, together they accommodate 15.
All first floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x children's bunks (3’ wide, 5’3” long). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and open fire.
Electric heating with open fire in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD player, WiFi, selection of books. Electricity and wood for fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 1 car. Shared gardens and terrace. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops and pub 10 mins walk, lake 1 mile.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about Helm Kent:
We loved the location and the feeling of the cottage as it was very comfortable.
Mrs Arnott, Manchester, February 2013