Get an overview of this hotelEdwardian country gueshouse overlooking Lake Windermere

Lake District hilltop

This romantic Lake District guesthouse is set on a hilltop overlooking Lake Windermere, with numerous walking trails and historic homes nearby. Lake District National Park is 3 km (1.8 mi) away.

Breakfast included

Guests can start the day with a complimentary English or Continental breakfast. Afternoon tea is served on the lake-view terrace in summer, in the conservatory, or in the lounges with fireplaces.

Variety of views

Overlooking the gardens, courtyard, or lake, guestrooms feature luxury bedding, flat-panel TVs, DVD players, complimentary wireless Internet access, waffle-weave robes, and Molton Brown bath products.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Located in Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, this country guest house is situated amid more than 14 acres of woodlands and gardens. The grounds offer splendid views of Lake Windermere. The guesthouse even has its own tarn (a small mountain lake), where guests can fish for brown trout or simply enjoy the scenery and serenity.

Linthwaite House Hotel provides a choice of complimentary English or Continental breakfast each morning. Afternoon tea is served either on the terrace overlooking the lake in summer; in the conservatory with views of the lake and the mountains beyond; or in the lounges with comfy chairs, overstuffed sofas, and crackling fireplaces. Lunch is served daily. Dinner features locally sourced meats, seafood, and produce.

Linthwaite House Hotel is smoke-free. The guesthouse has ample complimentary self parking, 3 meeting rooms, and shuttle service to the airport is available on request.

  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Garden 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Picnic area 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Total number of rooms - 31 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • DVD player  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Bathrobes 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • DVD player 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

Complimentary breakfast is served daily, with a choice of a full English or Continental breakfast. The English breakfast includes specialties such as smoked salmon, grilled Scottish kippers, and French toast with organic maple syrup. Continental breakfast includes croissants and toast, fruit, freshly squeezed juice, and tea or coffee.

Billiard Room Restaurant offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with vegetarian options available. Sample dinner menu: Roast fillet of Cumbrian beef, Honey roast breast of Goosnargh duck, Wild line-caught sea bass.

Room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Miniature golf on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 11 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 2:30 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No elevators

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.

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