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Oakfold House

Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, England

Oakfold House in Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, England
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About Oakfold House

In Bowness village, a 10-minute walk from Lake Windermere, this award-winning Victorian guest house still retains many of its original features. It offers free off-road parking, free Wi-Fi, and peaceful private gardens.


Nearby towns & villages..

Boating on Lake Windermere

Bowness on Windermere (200 Pictures)

(0.5 miles, 0.9 km)

This is the principal resort on Lake Windermere, it is a town crammed with quaint narrow streets jammed full of summer tourists which sprawls along the shores of the lake somewhere between Waterhead and Lakeside...

Windermere Fells

Windermere (272 Pictures)

(1.0 miles, 1.6 km)

Lake Windermere is England's largest lake, and one of it's most popular with visitors. It is 10.5 miles long and approx 1 mile wide. The water of the lake reaches a depth of.....

'Esthwaite Water', Hawkshead

Hawkshead (116 Pictures)

(3.6 miles, 5.7 km, direction W)

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Wateredge landings

Ambleside (837 Pictures)

(4.6 miles, 7.4 km, direction NW)

Ambleside, meaning "Shieling" or summer pasture by the riverbank, lies next to the northern shore of Lake Windermere. A busy victorian town ideal as a base when visiting the Lake District..

Rydal Cave

Rydal (61 Pictures)

(6.2 miles, 9.9 km, direction NW)

Rydal in the lake district will be forever associated with the poet William Wordsworth who lived here and whose works reflect the beautiful landscape that so vividly captured his imagination almost from the moment he was born...

Torver Common, Coniston

Coniston (234 Pictures)

(6.6 miles, 10.6 km, direction W)

There is a timelessness about this pretty village which is set beneath the awesome splendour of "The Old Man of Coniston" towering some 2,500ft above...

Looking down on Elterwater from Lingmoor Fell.

Elterwater (24 Pictures)

(6.7 miles, 10.9 km, direction NW)

Elterwater is barely 200ft above sea level, it is picturesquely set beneath the glories of the Langdale Pikes..

Nearby attractions..

Windermere Boat Museum, Cumbria

Windermere Steamboat Museum (1 Pictures)

(0.3 miles, 0.5 km)

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Jetty at Bowness on Windermere

Lake Windermere (148 Pictures)

(1.2 miles, 2.0 km, direction SW)

This is the Lake District National Park's most dazzling resort as well as being England's largest natural lake. It is surrounded.....

Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows (89 Pictures)

(5.1 miles, 8.2 km, direction W)

This exceptional magical landscape is known as Beatrix Potter Country. For it is here amongst Lakeland's magnificent tarns and.....

Grasmere, Cumbria

Dove Cottage (6 Pictures)

(7.2 miles, 11.7 km, direction NW)

Dove cottage in the Lake District is the former home of the poet William Wordsworth and is where he wrote much of his famous.....

Sizergh Castle, near Kendal, Cumbria.

Sizergh Castle (28 Pictures)

(8.2 miles, 13.1 km, direction SE)

This ancient fortress has been the home of the Strickland family for more than 750 years. It began as a 60ft, four storey tower.....

Levens Hall, South Lakes

Levens Hall Garden (24 Pictures)

(9.4 miles, 15.2 km, direction SE)

Levens Hall is a wonderful Elizabethan mansion, which began life as a medieval tower refuge against the Scots, it was completed.....

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