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Kirkwood Guest House, Windermere

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Four poster/superior room with chocolates and Prosecco/wine for £275 (April - Oct)

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Princes Road, Windermere, Lake District, Cumbria LA23 2DD

Richard and Paula offer you a warm welcome at Kirkwood Guest House, Windermere, in the heart of the lake district. We pride ourselves on the high level of comfort and service we provide to our customers within our home. Our traditional Victorian slate and stone house is situated on a quiet street, but within a few minutes’ walk of both Bowness and Windermere.

Oozing Victorian charm, the house itself dates from 1891. Guest bedrooms are located over three floors, and all seven bedrooms are individually furnished, boasting many original period features. With a choice of doubles, four-poster rooms and two family rooms, that sleep three. All of our rooms have en-suites, and little extras such as toiletries, WiFi and tea and coffee facilities.

We are pleased to offer a range of breakfast with locally sourced produce, from the traditional English, or something a little different, we have it covered. As Paula is Gluten Free, we understand the needs of those on special diets, and are therefore proud to offer a range of options, as well as vegetarian and vegan diets. Please just speak to us

We are situated on a quiet corner, with 2 parking spaces and free street parking. We also have the benefit of a car charging point for our customers.

There are lots of things to do and see in the area, come rain or shine. Whether you want to hike in the hills, take in a local walk or visit the local villages and attractions, Kirkwood House is ideally placed. We are a short walk from the bars and restaurants as well as many of the local attraction within Bowness and Windermere,

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EV Charging in Windermere and Bowness

EV Charging

Charge your electric vehicle

Charge your car for free when you stay with us.

Free WiFi

Free high-speed fibre internet in all areas of the guest house.

Gluten Free

We cater for gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian diets. Please contact us for any other specific dietary requirements and we'll be happy to help.

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Our Rooms

Room 2

Superior Double Room

Room 2 is a superior double room on the ground floor occupying the space of an original reception room with a small table and two chairs as well as a spacious en suite shower room.

Room 3

Four Poster

Room 3 on the first floor has a hand carved reproduction Georgian style four poster bed with a repro Queen Anne style Nursing chair and has a bath shower combination en suite. Located on 1st floor.

Room 4

Four Poster

Room 4 on the first floor has a king-size four poster bed with a small table and two matching repro Victorian motif balloon back nursing chairs and shower en suite. Located on 1st floor.

Room 5

Four Poster

Room 5 on the first floor is also a spacious room with a reproduction Victorian saddle back small settee, king-size four poster bed and shower en suite. Located on 1st floor.

Room 6

Family Room

Room 6 on the second floor is a flexible family 3 or double or twin room with a beamed ceiling. There is a single bed under the eaves and a double bed with a deep mattress. Located on 2nd floor.

Room 7

Double Room

Room 7 on the second floor has a charming beamed sloped roof with a deep mattress solid pine double bed, period Victorian motif chair and shower en suite. Located on 2nd floor.

Room 8

Family Room

Room 8 on the second floor is a family three, twin or double room with a King-size bed, a single bed and shower en suite. It has a super roof top view to the Claiffe Hill above Lake Windermere providing magnificent sunsets! Located on 2nd floor.

Where we are

Kirkwood Guest House is conveniently located between Bowness on Windermere and Windermere town centres.

Where we are


tripadvisor winner 2014

Latest Review

Fantastic stay!

Stayed here for 3 nights with my partner and could not fault a thing. Our room was huge and well presented with tea and coffee making facilities. The room and en suite were spotless.

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Kirkwood Guest House.

Princes Road, Windermere, Lake District, Cumbria LA23 2DD
Tel: 015394 43907

Victorian Guest house in Windermere.