Storrs Gate House

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Address: Longtail Hill
Bowness on Windermere
Postcode: LA23 3JD
Email: click here to make an enquiry
Telephone:  015394 43272

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Award Winning, Luxury Lake District Bed and Breakfast Accommodation in Bowness-on-Windermere.

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.


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Storrs Gate House offers a total of 6 rooms throughout our traditional Lake District bed & breakfast.

Each centrally heated room offers ensuite facilities with power showers, hospitality trays, satellite TV with DVD player, reasonably priced minibar and comfy chairs.

Free  wireless internet access is provided.

Please note:
We do not have single or family rooms and we regret that we cannot place extra beds in any room.
Children over 14 years can be accommodated in a separate room at the  standard rate.

Our modern bathrooms include complimentary toiletries from The White Company with fluffy bath sheets and hand and face towels.

Storrs Gate House has a large residents lounge, although televisions are restricted to bedrooms only.

Order a bottle of wine from our reasonably priced wine list and relax with a book or browse through local literature, photographs and our compilation of walks in the comfort of our cosy lounge.

Local and home-made produce are a feature of our traditional and varied breakfast menu.

Free-range eggs from a Windermere farm, hand-made Cumberland sausage and bacon are supplied by an award winning local butcher.

Enjoy our  home-made produce which include jam, marmalade, yoghurt and apricot compote and home-baked fruit muffins.

Vegetarian and gluten free options are also catered for with pleasure.

We look forward to welcoming you to our Lake District bed and breakfast

Peaceful and Secluded Gardens

storrs gate house garden

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.
Panoramic views of our gardens are enjoyed at breakfast!

Special Occasions at Storrs Gate House
At Storrs Gate House we like to think we go the extra mile to ensure you enjoy your stay with us.
If you’re coming to The Lakes to celebrate a special occasion, please let us know in advance.

We’re masters of discretion and will happily arrange for any of the following to be awaiting your arrival at Storrs Gate House:
Flowers, champagne, hand made chocolates, single rose presentation kite and of course wines by the bottle.

We can also provide a gift voucher for any occasion, personalised to your own requirements.
An ideal Christmas, birthday or anniversary present.

Luxury bed and breakfast at its finest.  Close to Lake Windermere but away from the hustle and bustle. Order yourself a glass of wine and relax in the splendid garden.
Storrs Gate House has garnered a number of awards including collecting a VisitBritain 5 Star grading for an outstanding Lake District bed and breakfast in Bowness-on-Windermere.

Awarded Cumbria B&B of the Year 2009, it has also been voted one of the top five B&Bs in the UK by readers of Period Living and Traditional Homes Magazine and was selected as the National Prize Draw Winner venue by the Tourist Information Centre “Where to Stay Guide” in 2005.

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