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Storrs Gate House Storrs Gate House is a lovely 19th Century detached Lake District Country House bed and breakfast, nestling in its own secluded, spacious gardens, opposite Lake Windermere. A leisurely, picturesque 15-minute stroll will take you along the lakeshore into Bowness Bay and village. Being only half a mile from Bowness-on-Windermere, our location is convenient for all the amenities, yet out of the hustle and bustle of the busy resort.

There is complimentary, private parking within our grounds. Our location is ideal for walking, cycling, sailing or simply exploring the Lakeland villages, tracing the footsteps of William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter, and enjoying spectacular scenery. Local and home-made produce are a feature of our traditional and varied English Breakfast menu. Free-range eggs from Bannerigg Farm in Windermere, hand-made large Cumberland sausage and AA grade bacon are supplied by the award winning local butchers Plumgarths.

Enjoy our home-made produce which include jam, marmalade, yoghurt and home-baked fruit muffins.
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read more › Storrs Gate House is a 19th Century detached Lake District Country House bed and breakfast, just a short stroll from the bustle of Bowness Bay and Lake Windermere. Set amongst its own secluded, spacious gardens, your hosts Susann and Glen welcome you to their B&B in the Lake District. Throughout the house, you will find many original features, exquisite hand-sewn furnishings, picture and china collections - all creating an ambience of olde-worlde charm. The warmth of our entrance hall will enchant you - the warmth of our welcome will leave you in no doubt that your comfort and care is essential to us throughout your stay.

read more › Discover our romantic gardens - enter through a rose arch gateway, stroll through gravelled pathways, to find obelisks and a pergola clad with old fashioned scented roses, jasmine and honeysuckle. Sit and relax on the terrace with a book and a glass, or watch the variety of birdlife the garden attracts. Garden lovers will feel at home at Storrs Gate House with many well known gardens across the South Lakes just a short drive away. Enjoy a visit to the Topiary at Levens Hall or Holker Estate, or why not visit the home of The Lakeland Horticultural Society at Holehird Gardens?

read more › Storrs Gate House is the perfect base for walking in the Lake District. Whatever time of year you visit you?ll be treated to a feast for the senses. Many of our visitors return throughout the year to experience the shifting colours, sights and sounds of the changing seasons. Walking in the Lake District? We?ll Help You Plan Your Day! For families, or for anyone wanting to experience the best of walking in the Lake District without tackling anything too demanding, there is a wealth of choice within easy reach of Storrs Gate House.

read more › Storrs Gate House is a bed and breakfast in Bowness-on-Windermere, the Lake District. Easily accesible from the M6 motorway, Storrs Gate House is the perfect destination for your break in the Lakes. The Hawkshead Ferry is a "stones-throw" from our doorstep, affording easy access to the far side of Lake Windermere and giving opportunity to explore areas such as Coniston Water, Tarn Hows and Grizedale Forest to name but a few. Ambleside and Grasmere can be reached within half an hours drive while lake cruises from Bowness Pier offer a tour of the many islands on Lake Windermere or trips along the Lake to Lakeside and Waterhead.

read more › We stayed here for a long weekend to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We were in room 5 in the eaves of the house, the room was lovely, clean and quiet and more than big enough for what we needed. Glen and Susann made us feel very welcome and nothing was too much trouble. Breakfast was plentiful with lots of choice on offer. Beautiful guest house, perfect location, delicious breakfasts and lovely hosts, Susann and Glen, who after just 3 days felt like friends. Sad to leave, but will be returning very soon!

read more › The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction can be found in Windermere. The attraction as won a number of awards and is One of the Top Ten most Popular Visitor Centres and the attraction is a great place for all the family Young and Old. With or without children. Within the centre you will discover Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle Duck and all their friends in a magical indoor recreation of Beatrix Potter classic tales, with the sights, sounds and also the smells of the countryside. You will be able to see Mrs. Tiggy-winkle in the Kitchen, go past Jeremy Fisher's Pond and even walk through Squirrel Nutkin's Old Oak Tree?

read more › Exit M6 at J36. Follow signs for Windermere (approx 16 miles), then Bowness down to the lake and boat piers (approx 1.5 miles). Join the A592 going south towards Newby Bridge. Pass Burnside Hotel on left. Pass Ferney Green Drive on left. Storrs Gate House is on the next junction, immediately after the signpost to the car ferry and Hawkshead. Windermere Station is only 2 1/2 miles away from Storrs Gate House and links to Oxenholme by an hourly service. Arriving by Plane? Manchester is our nearest International Airport, where you can hire a car or take a direct train from the Airport to the mainline station at Oxenholme (Lake District).

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