Bed and Breakfast in Windermere, Cumbria (Lake District)

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Lake Road

Glencree, Windermere

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A warm welcome awaits you at Glencree, a beautiful traditional Lakeland stone house which is backed by woodland and overlooks a pretty brook. The guest house lies within an easy 10-minute walk of the famous Lake Windermere in the village of Bowness and an 8-minute walk from Windermere village. There are several excellent viewpoints, the lakeshore and tumbling waterfalls within easy walking distance as well as numerous resturants, cafes, bars and public houses.Glencree makes the ideal base for enjoying the fabulous Lake District whether you want to just relax and take in the spectacle, explore the fells, take a boat ride, visit museums and country houses or enjoy a panoramic tour with someone else doing the driving.There is Windermere Golf course nearby, bicycle hire available, forest parks with nature trails and sculptures, horse riding, fishing and all the water sportsBeing a family-run concern, we are able to offer a personal service to make sure that your stay with us is comfortable and enjoyable as possible.The ground floor has a large guest lounge with colour flat screen TV, a newly-built, walk-through dining room and a ensuite double bedroom for guests who have difficulty with stairs.

The delightful, individually designed bedrooms are all centrally heated, have en suite bath or shower rooms, teacoffee making facilities, hair dryers, toiletries and remote control flat screen TV. Free WiFi is available throughout the building.Delicious, traditional English breakfasts are freshly prepared to order from high quality local produce. Vegetarian meals can be arranged and any special dietary needs can be catered for.

For those special occasions, champagne, chocolates and flowers can be arranged prior to your arrival. There are numerous things to do around Glencree and the resident proprietor will be happy to offer advice on the many attractions and walks on offer. The ideal place for a welcome break from your daily routine.

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From: £60.00

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