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Honeysuckle Cottage

Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 972649)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Shop Shop less than 1 mile
  • Pub less than 1 mile


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19 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Cross

    “Fabulous! Booked very last minute (on the day), Sykes and the owner were both extremely accommodating.”

    Cottage was so cosy and perfectly located. My little girl loved doing the puzzles after a long day out walking.

    - Mrs Cross, December 2020

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The property

The stunning lake of Windermere is just a short walk from this outstanding cottage that is in the centre of the village of Bowness on Windermere.

Fully equipped, sleeping four, and situated in the heart of the Lakes, this delightful terrace cottage is perfect for families and couples looking to explore the local area.

Across two floors, guests will find a fully equipped kitchen where you can prepare meals to enjoy in the dining room with its beautiful feature Victorian fireplace.

To unwind you can relax in the sitting room, enjoying the TV and view of the garden.

On the first floor, the double bedroom has its own fireplace, perfect for a cosy evening in, and a twin bedroom.

Outside there is a patio area with furniture to the front of the cottage, plus a rear garden complete with garden furniture too, perfect for relaxing with a drink.

A few minutes walking will take you to the main street of Bowness on Windermere with its pubs, cafes and shops.

This wonderful village is home to the Beatrix Potter Exhibition for fans of Peter Rabbit to learn more about their favourite characters and their author.

Bowness on Windermere is also well placed for days out further afield, with Ambleside, Windermere and Grasmere all within easy reach by car.

A trip across Lake Windermere on the car ferry will take you to Sawrey, home to many of the stories of Beatrix Potter and Hawkshead, where history fans can visit the Hawkshead Parish Church and see the Grammar School where William Wordsworth attended.

Just a short drive from here will also take you on to Coniston.

Perfectly placed with plenty of local history and beautiful vistas to enjoy, plus attractions to keep grown-ups and little ones alike entertained, Honeysuckle Cottage is the ideal base for couples or a family exploring the Lake District.


  • Across two floors
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double bedroom with feature fireplace; 1 x twin bedroom
  • One bathroom with shower over the bath, basin and WC
  • One outhouse with a washing machine
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room that seats four
  • Sitting room.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric coal-style fire
  • Double electric oven with gas hob, fridge/freezer, microwave and dishwasher
  • TV, DVD Player
  • Gas and electric included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Parking permit for on-street parking, one car
  • Fully enclosed gardens to the front and rear with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets, no smoking
  • Shops 5 mins walk
  • Pub 5 mins walk
  • Windermere lake 5 mins walk
  • Note: Cot and highchair available to hire from the office
  • Max 4 adults.

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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.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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