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Thornbank Guest House
Thornbarrow Rd (Windermere) LA23 2EW

Thornbank Guest House
In a peaceful residential area of Windermere, this friendly guest house is in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Bowness in the Lake District is a 10-minute walk away. Located between Windermere and Bowness, the 4-star Thornbank Guest House has free Wi-Fi and free parking on site. The homely en suite rooms feature flat-screen TV, tea/coffee facilities and radios. Each room also features cake and biscuits. Guests can book in advance 2 daytime passes to Choices Gym, Spa and Pool, for a surcharge. This facility is situated 2 miles away and can be reached by bus. The extensive breakfast menu includes a choice of fruit, homemade jam and marmalade, a traditional cooked breakfast or continental and vegetarian options. Locally sourced produce is used, and packed lunches are also available.
Score from 410 reviews
Superb 9.4/10
Rooms: 8   calendar  (Search)
Address: Thornbarrow Rd, Windermere LA23 2EW  map (Map)

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What people say

the friendly nature of the hosts, the wonderful information they provided both in a written and verbal manner about the area and the breakfast - wonderful. The guest house was central to where we wanted to be. The friendliness of the owners. First impressions and facilities were excellent.The BandB was exellent, would recommend to others.Lovely staff, clean rooms and modern deco which was fab..............
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Thornbank Guest House Room information

Room Type Max from
Family Room (3 People)
[Room Information]
GBP 131.00
Room on the 1st floor with view over Thornbarrow Hall. No space for a cot.

Room Facilities:
TV, Toilet, Shower, Radio, Ironing Facilities, Heating, Hairdryer, Bathroom Amenities, Bathroom, Bath or Shower

Twin Room
[Room Information]
GBP 85.00
This ground floor room has direct access form the rear of the property and features an en suite shower room, 2 comfortable chairs and a footstool in the window recess. It includes 2 single beds which can be joined to make a super king-size bed.

Room Facilities:
TV, Toilet, Tea/Coffee Maker, Shower, Radio, Ironing Facilities, Heating, Hairdryer, Bathroom Amenities, Bathroom, Bath or Shower

King-Size Double Room
[Room Information]
GBP 92.00
Features a king-size bed with coordinating linen and bed throw.

Room Facilities:
TV, Toilet, Tea/Coffee Maker, Shower, Radio, Ironing Facilities, Heating, Hairdryer, Bathroom Amenities, Bathroom, Bath or Shower

Double Room
[Room Information]
GBP 76.50
This is a small, contemporary double room. Please note that this room does not have storage for a lot of luggage.

Room Facilities:
TV, Toilet, Tea/Coffee Maker, Shower, Radio, Ironing Facilities, Heating, Hairdryer, Bathroom Amenities, Bathroom, Bath or Shower

Family Room (4 People)
[Room Information]
GBP 137.75
This loft-converted bedroom with beamed ceilings can accommodate 2 adults and 2 children under 15.

Room Facilities:
TV, Toilet, Tea/Coffee Maker, Shower, Radio, Ironing Facilities, Heating, Hairdryer, Bathroom Amenities, Bathroom, Bath or Shower

Amenities at Thornbank Guest House

Street parking, Secured parking, Bicycle Rental, Accessible parking
Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN, Internet Services, Free Wi-Fi Internet Access
Pools and wellness
Yoga classes, Swimming pool, Steam room, Spa facilities, Spa & Wellness Centre, Sauna, Pool towels, Neck massage, Massage, Jacuzzi, Indoor Swimming Pool (all year), Indoor Swimming Pool, Heated pool, Head massage, Hand massage, Full body massage, Foot massage, Fitness/spa locker rooms, Fitness classes, Fitness Centre, Fitness, Back massage
Smoke alarms, Rooms/Facilities for Disabled Guests, Non-Smoking Rooms, Key access, Heating, Fire extinguishers, All Public and Private spaces non-smoking, Adult only
WiFi everywhere, Private parking, Parking on-site, Parking , Free Parking
Front-desk/reception area services
Tour Desk, Private Check-in/-out, Luggage Storage, Express Check-In/Check-Out
Food & Drink
Wine/champagne, Special Diet Menus (on request), Packed Lunches, Fruits, Chocolate or cookies, Breakfast in the Room, Breakfast details, Bottle of water
Common areas
Outdoor furniture
Cleaning services
Daily maid service
Windsurfing, Walking tours, Tennis Court, Mini Golf, Horse Riding, Hiking, Golf Course (within 3 km), Fishing, Cycling, Bowling, Bike tours

Food & Drink

The extensive breakfast menu will set you up for the day's activities - a superb choice of fruit or the traditional cooked breakfast using local produce. Packed lunches are also available and individual dietary needs can be accommodated.

Hotel information details

Families are welcome. High chairs and cots are available on request.

Disabled facilities are available, please contact the hotel directly for more details.

Important information to guests

Breakfast is served between 8:30 and 9:00, and is pre-ordered the night before. When booking, please provide Thornbank House with your approximate arrival time, and your mobile telephone number (if available). Thornbank will keep your card details in case of any damage or policy breaches. The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise the guarantee card up to the full amount of the booking. The total room occupancy includes all children and infants. Room occupancy cannot be exceeded. Please inform Thornbank Guest House in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Information about the area

Found in the heart of the Lake District, this guest house is within walking distance of Windermere and Bowness.

Bowness is the ideal base for mountain climbing, canoeing, sailing, walking or just relaxing and enjoying the scenery. A gentle stroll takes you to the shops in Windermere and Bowness, together with restaurants and bars. Alternatively enjoy a round of golf in the superb surroundings at the Windermere Golf Club.

Why not see the original art work and mini village museum dedicated to Beatrix Potter and her work. Coniston, Grasmere and Ambleside are also within driving distance and are perfect for shopping.

Alternatively visit the Brockhole with 30 acres to enjoy, including woodland, gardens and adventure playgrounds open all year followed by picnic or coffee on the outdoor terrace cafe.

Be amazed by the new changes at the South Lakes Wild Animal Park including aerial walkways and viewpoints. Walk amongst 100 lemurs living wild in the park.

Advice is on hand for those wishing to sight-see, walk or tour the area.

Room information details

All 7 bedrooms are tastefully decorated with all the facilities you would expect of a guest house of this caliber.

Travelling information

By Car:
- Leave the M6 at junction 36.
- Follow the A591 to Windermere (do not leave A591).
- When you arrive at Windermere, turn left at the Nat West bank and follow the one way system through the village for the Lake.
- After about 800 metres turn left into Thornbarrow Road, immediately after the pedestrian crossing.
- Thornbank is 30 metres further up on the left. We have a blue sign.

Car parking is available at the house.

By Train:
- The mainline connection to Windermere is Oxenholme. The connection from Oxenholme to Windermere takes 20 minutes.

Car hire can be arranged for delivery to Windermere station or Thornbank House.

Thornbank Guest House Policies

12:00 - 21:00
08:30 - 10:30
Accepted CreditCards at Hotel
The hotel reserves the right to preauthorise credit cards prior to arrival.
American Express, Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, Maestro (Switch), MasterCard, UnionPay credit card
Cancellation Policy
If cancelled up to 7 days before date of arrival, the first night will be charged.
If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged.
Children and Extra Bed Policy
All children are welcome.
Extra beds are not available.
Baby cots are not available.
There is no capacity for cots in the room.
Deposit Policy
A fixed amount of GBP 5 per room will be charged on the day of booking and is non-refundable.
VAT and city/tourist taxes
17.5 % VAT is included.
Service charge is not applicable.
City/tourist tax is not applicable.
Wi-fi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Wi-fi is available in some hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Meal Plan
Full English breakfast is included in the room rate.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Pets are not allowed.

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