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Tarn Lodge

Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1019286)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
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  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “We have just come back from our break in the Lake District and it was perfect!”

    Tarn Lodge is absolutely stunning in a fantastic location. We had everything we needed and more. Very helpful instructions, easy check in and out. The lodge was spotless and fantastically laid out. We will 100% be booking again for another lovely Lake District holiday for our family.

    Tarn Lodge is absolutely stunning in a fantastic location. We had everything we needed and more. Very helpful instructions, easy check in and out. The lodge was spotless and fantastically laid out. We will 100% be booking again for another lovely Lake District holiday for our family.

    - Mrs Thorpe, July 2021

About the property

Boasting astounding views of the beautiful neighbouring tarn below, the all-ground-floor dwelling of Tarn Lodge can be found resting on the outskirts the desirable South Lakeland town of Bowness-on-Windermere.

Offering guests an idyllic escape, sitting on the outskirts of the excitement of the town, this property is fantastically suited to a family of four or a couple seeking to discover the amazement of the Lake District National Park.

Entering into the open-plan living space, you will find a wonderful social hub where you can spend quality time with your loved ones; head over to the woodburning stove and light up a roaring fire as you snuggle down into the sofa with a film on the Smart TV for a relaxing evening indoors.

Assisting you on your idyllic retreat is the kitchen, with its wonderful range of integrated appliances accompanied by a table with enough space to seat the whole group, it creates the perfect setting for a celebratory meal when you're not out exploring the delicious eateries of the local town.

Along the hallway are the three bedrooms, made up of two king-size rooms, one with a sparkling en-suite shower room and the other with zip/link features and being a twin on request, one single room and a main bathroom fitted with a bath with a shower over, these beautiful bedrooms cater to a variety of group needs.

The immediate area of the property is a true idyll, with miles of unspoilt land to explore with a plethora of nature to be discovered, it's a wonderful position for the wildlife lover.

A short car journey will bring you to the centre of the town where you can find eateries of all kinds, shops galore, and various family-friendly attractions including The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Windermere Jetty, Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories, The Old Laundry Theatre and plenty of watersporting opportunities on its scenic Lake Windermere, there's something for everyone here.

Slightly further afield is Kendal, boasting the ruins of a 13th-century castle the Kendal Museum, a farmer's market on the last Friday of each month and various leisure facilities, it's well-worth a visit.

In easy reach of Ambleside and Keswick too, Tarn Lodge is a true delight of a property for your next holiday to Cumbria.


  • All-ground-floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite shower, basin and WC and 1 x king-size (zip/link can be twin upon request), 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Utility
  • Electric central heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Lawn and decking area with furniture and hot tub
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.3 miles, pub 1.2 miles
  • Note: Check in is after 5pm.

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, 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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas