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The Wonky Burrow

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Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

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6 Customer Reviews

  • "Well presented accommodation."

    Clean and tidy. Had all the necessity that we needed. Warm and comfortable with some nice personal touches. Owner was very helpful and accommodating when we needed support.

    Thank you James - it was lovely to hear how happy you were with your accommodation! We look forward to welcoming you again in the future xx Property Owner

    Reviewed by James5.0Apr 2024

  • "Such a lovely and cosy stay for two people looking to get away for a few days!"

    It was in a great location as it’s a 5 minute walk from Bowness on Windermere and the owners were so helpful and friendly! Definitely recommend if you’re looking for somewhere to stay in the lakes!

    Thank you for your lovely feedback - we look forward to seeing you again soon Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Apr 2024

  • "Can honestly say we had a great stay with a great welcome from the start!"

    Lovely comfy sofa and bed. The property was very well maintained and clean. Lovely location and walking distance to the lake and ample places to eat. Owners were very accommodating and helpful. Definitely recommend!

    Thank you Olivia, So pleased you enjoyed your stay! We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Vickie, Darren, Cody and Marley x Property Owner

    Reviewed by Olivia5.0Mar 2024

  • "This was such a lovely place to stay."

    We will definitely be staying there again. Vicki the owner answered any questions i asked. They left us some fizz and a card as a welcome present. It was well equipped and spotlessly clean. Very comfortable stay. The standard of everything is excellent. We had excellent nights sleep in the super comfy king size bed. We will be recommending to friends and family. It is so close to everything in the heart of Bowness. Thank you Ann and Peter.

    Thank you so much - it was lovely to talk to you. We look forward to seeing you again xx Property Owner

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Mar 2024

  • "We stayed at the Wonky Burrow for 5nights."

    You can tell the owners have just completed the renovation as kitchen / bathroom are both brand new. Ideal location for Windermere and Bowness on foot. Property a comfortable fit for us (2 adults and our dog). We found street parking at the front of the property with no issues. Great WiFi and TV (sky) for the evenings. Owners live above the property and we’re contactable via email or phone if we had any issues (No issues from us

    Thank you Steph! We look forward to seeing you, Callum and Biscuit again soon xx Property Owner

    Reviewed by Stephanie5.0Mar 2024

  • "Beautiful accommodation with absolutely everything we needed for a perfect long weekend away."

    Couldn’t have asked for more and everything made so easy for us by the owners Vickie and Darren, we will definitely be returning !!

    Thank you so much for your feedback - The owners Property Owner

    Reviewed by Noah5.0Mar 2024

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This property is part of the Lakelovers collection.
We have properties to suit every occasion throughout the southern and central Lake District including; Ambleside Cottages, Bowness Cottages, Coniston Cottages, Grasmere Cottages, Hawkshead Cottages, Lakeside Cottages, Langdale Cottages, Troutbeck Cottages, Ulswater Cottages, Windermere Cottages and smaller hamlets between, which although seldom heard of are none the less equally wonderful. With hundreds of properties available, all of which are inspected and graded by the English Tourism Council, Lakelovers are sure to have a property to meet your needs.


  • Lower-ground-floor apartment
  • One king-size bedroom with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with Smart TV
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, kettle, toaster
  • Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot available
  • Roadside parking available on first-come, first-served basis
  • Rear garden with gravel, patio and furniture
  • Pets are accepted however this is restricted to 2 well-behaved dogs
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 4:30pm and check-out by 10am
  • Note: There is a step up to the kitchen and bedroom, please take care
  • Note: Owners live upstairs

The property

The Wonky Burrow is a beautifully-furnished, characterful, lower-ground-floor apartment located in the lovely town Bowness-on-Windermere, in Cumbria.

Situated in the Lake District National Park and near Lake Windermere, this apartment is a perfect base for nature-loving couples wanting to discover the beauties of the Lake District or cuddle up onto the sofa with your special someone to watch your favourite shows and movies.

When you're feeling peckish, head to the sleek kitchen and whip up a delicious meal for the pair of you to enjoy in an intimate conversation around the dining table.

When it's sunny, open up the French doors to the rear patio garden and enjoy your meals out in the warmth.

After a long day out, unwind under the rainfall shower and sink into a king-size bed to catch your rest.

Venture out to visit the beautiful, lakeside town of Bowness where you'll find Lake View Garden Bar for some alfresco dining, lake views, British cuisine and live music.

Tuck into a steak or burger at Boardwalk Bar and Grill, or for a lighter meal have lunch at the lakeside Old Pump House café.

Drive up to Ambleside and for a taste of history visit Ambleside Roman Fort, the remains of a 2nd-century fort and National Trust - Wray, a neo-gothic 1800s castle.

Take a hike up to Stock Ghyll Force and gawk at the 70-foot waterfall and the undisturbed countryside plains and if the weather allows, end the day with a walk through the scenic woodland Stagshaw Gardens and take a picnic.

Make your way to the charming market town of Ulverston and say hello to the animals at South Lakes Safari Zoo, lounge on the sand and paddle in the water at Canal Foot Beach, and before making your way back to the apartment and closing out the evening with a candlelit dinner at L'al Churrasco.

The Wonky Burrow is a perfect romantic retreat for you and your soulmate.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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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, cinema, 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 three miles away, and the historic villages of Grasmere, Ambleside and Troutbeck are a short drive away. There is 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:

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