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Gilpin Hotel & Lake House
5 out of 5
Crook Road - Windermere, English Lake District, Windermere, England
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15.49 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (73 reviews)

"Love this hotel ... makes you feel as if it’s really ok to relax and enjoy every moment. We were there for our anniversary after going there the year before for our mini moon . The food is just delightful in both restaurants. Can’t wait to go back ❤️"…"

Reviewed on 18 Feb 2020

Gilpin Hotel & Lake House
The Silverdale
3 out of 5
17-19 Blencathra Street, Keswick, England
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11.33 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (115 reviews)

"We loved our stay. Fantastic location, amazing breakfast, friendly owner."…"

Reviewed on 31 Oct 2020

The Silverdale
Ambleside Salutation Hotel & Spa, BW Premier Collection
4 out of 5
Lake Road, Ambleside, England
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11.05 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (561 reviews)
Fantastic central Location in Ambleside

"Beautifully decorated in a very contemporary boutique style, Superior room was large with a balcony, comfortable but very hot even with no heating on and windows open in November! I think we must have been above a boiler or a lot of hot water pipes. Spa was lovely, outside spa pool a treat. Breakfast ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Nov 2020

Ambleside Salutation Hotel & Spa, BW Premier Collection
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Castle Green Hotel In Kendal, BW Premier Collection
4 out of 5
Castle Green Lane, Kendal, England
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18.27 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (308 reviews)

"Had a lovely friendly check in , covid safe and secure , all straight forward , reassured from straight away hand sanitiser , screen etc , booked slots for meals , room comfortable, spotless and perfect little stay with a bit of normality"…"

Reviewed on 30 Oct 2020

Castle Green Hotel In Kendal, BW Premier Collection
Top of the Bank Apartment
4 out of 5
Midland Bank Chambers, Market Place, Ambleside, England
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11.07 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"It was great stay of us. Everything was very clean and we felt comfortable. Furniture were white that we liked. We could enjoy cooking and hiking. There was Tesco besides this hotel so it was very easy to cook. Also, we bought Chocolate because it was a chocolate store at the same building. We arrived ..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Feb 2020

Top of the Bank Apartment
The Burnside Hotel
4 out of 5
Kendal Road, Bowness, Windermere, England
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15.35 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (160 reviews)

"Hotel of a high standard & every effort made to create a Covid safe environment"…"

Reviewed on 26 Oct 2020

The Burnside Hotel
The Coniston Inn
3 out of 5
Hawkshead Road, Cumbria, Coniston, England
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16.83 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (129 reviews)

"The mountain view was not really a view as it was a small side window. The heating wasn't working when we were there however when we told them they looked into it and gave us a heater. It seemed to be a wider problem and they did get people in to fix it. The service was great, staff very friendly ..."…"

Reviewed on 30 Oct 2020

The Coniston Inn
1863 Bar Bistro Rooms
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2.67 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (39 reviews)
Tremendous

"Not too far off Michelin standards. Great on all aspects, again."…"

Reviewed on 12 Sep 2020

1863 Bar Bistro Rooms
Low Wood Bay
4 out of 5
Low Wood Bay, Ambleside Road, Windermere, England
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12.26 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (305 reviews)
Excellence

"Excellent hotel and venue. Great for both business and pleasure. Very attentive staff where nothing is too much to ask."…"

Reviewed on 5 Nov 2020

Low Wood Bay
Laura Ashley - The Belsfield
4 out of 5
Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, England
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15.23 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (751 reviews)

"Food was superb and the cocktails amazing. Great service 👍👍👍"…"

Reviewed on 4 Nov 2020

Laura Ashley - The Belsfield
Brantfell House
4 out of 5
Rothay Road, Ambleside, England
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11.35 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (106 reviews)

"Room was clean, comfortable and modern. Breakfast was fabulous and hosts Mandy and Adie were welcoming and helpful throughout our stay. Hopefully we can go back soon!"…"

Reviewed on 30 Oct 2020

Brantfell House
Armathwaite Hall Hotel
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16.68 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (104 reviews)

"Beautiful views, first class service. Our room had a balcony overlooking the woods and lake. A great place for stargazing. A wonderful relaxing experience."…"

Reviewed on 19 Sep 2020

Armathwaite Hall Hotel
No. 1
4 out of 5
Number 1,Midland Bank Chambers, Market Place, Ambleside, England
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11.08 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"A superb, stylish property in the heart of Ambleside. We were so happy with every aspect of our stay: the prompt, helpful communications with Craig who was exceptionally accommodating from start to finish; the location which was fantastic; and of course the property itself which felt so modern and ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Dec 2019

No. 1
The Daffodil Hotel
4 out of 5
Keswick Road, Grasmere, Ambleside, England
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10.95 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (376 reviews)

"Superb location on the banks of Grasmere and a few minutes’ walk from the village."…"

Reviewed on 24 Oct 2020

The Daffodil Hotel
Linthwaite House
5 out of 5
Crook Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, England
The price is £274 per night from 28 Mar to 29 Mar
15.77 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (259 reviews)

"It was a lovely stay with an excellent location and service was great! The room was perfection!"…"

Reviewed on 27 Dec 2020

Linthwaite House
Beech Hill Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
Newby Bridge Road, Windermere, England
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18.13 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (450 reviews)

"Views were lovely, our room was a bit disappointing with two singles pushed together and the mattresses were uncomfortable but the staff were very welcoming and helpful. The restaurants evening meals were astounding and the spa amenities were a lovely little touch to help wind down."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jan 2021

Beech Hill Hotel & Spa
The Wild Boar
5 out of 5
Crook Road, Windermere, England
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15.72 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (156 reviews)

"Staff were fantastic, food and drink top notch. Couldn’t fault the place a lovely 2 night stay in the lakes"…"

Reviewed on 31 Oct 2020

The Wild Boar
Cuckoo Brow Inn
4 out of 5
Far Sawrey, Ambleside, England
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16.27 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (283 reviews)

"Absolutely fab place to stay. Family room with kids offers space and intimacy. Room are clean. Very dedicated, lovely and hard working team. Food And service in the restaurant area is lovely . Location of the hotel is perfect for walks/hike and yet close to Windermere centre. Couldn’t recommend this ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Oct 2020

Cuckoo Brow Inn
The Swan at Grasmere
3 out of 5
Keswick Road, Grasmere, Ambleside, England
The price is £169 per night from 27 Mar to 28 Mar
10.34 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (331 reviews)

"Lucy on reception was lovely and did above and beyond to ensure we had a great stay. Thanks Lucy!!"…"

Reviewed on 23 Dec 2020

The Swan at Grasmere
The Grange Country House
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10.91 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (152 reviews)
Lovely quiet guest house

"A real gem of a find, walkable from town (steep hill, be warned), very quiet surroundings and homely feel. An enthusiastic young lady checked us in and showed to room. The same lady presented a wholesome breakfast for 2 of the 3 mornings. Unfortunately a different lady (owner?)was on duty on the ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Nov 2020

The Grange Country House
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Visiting Howtown

Visitors to Howtown are sure to enjoy the lakeside setting and restaurants. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its gardens. Ullswater, Lake Windermere and Hill Top are some of the top sights around the area.

  • There are 1118 hotels and other accommodation options in the surrounding area
  • The closest major airport is in Carlisle (CAX), 25.2 mi (40.6 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing and Staying in Howtown

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the lakes and Ullswater. Additionally, in the area you'll find Lake Windermere and Hill Top.

Below is a top-rated accommodation option based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Sharrow Bay - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with an in-room coffee machine. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its dining options and breakfast.

Popular places to see around the area include Derwent Water, 11.2 mi/18.1 km from the heart of the city, and World of Beatrix Potter, which is 15 mi (24.1 km) away.

Dressing for Howtown

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 8°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around 0°C
  • From April to June, the average is 17°C during the day and 2°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 19°C during the day and 7°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 13°C as the daytime average and 0°C as the night-time average
  • Average annual rainfall for Howtown is 20 millimetres
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 18°C, while December and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 0°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Howtown?
Based on Expedia’s traveller preferences, Amazing Lakeside Home with Beautiful Views in the heart of the Lake District National Park is a top place to stay in Howtown. Two other choices for your stay in the area are Low Wood Bay and Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Howtown, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel bookings are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your arrival date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals in Howtown.
What are some hotels with pools in Howtown?
Low Wood Bay: 4-star hotel, 1-minute walk from Lake Windermere. Features an indoor pool, a children’s pool and 2 restaurants. Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa and Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa are two additional hotels that offer an on-site pool.
What is staying in Howtown like?
Visitors to Howtown will definitely enjoy the lakeside setting and restaurants. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its gardens. Top sights in the city include Lake District National Park and Ullswater. In Howtown, there are 5 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I do while I'm visiting Howtown?
The picturesque setting of Ullswater and Lake District National Park exemplify the area’s natural beauty. Additionally, you’ll find Lake Windermere and Derwent Water in the area.
What's the seasonal weather like in Howtown?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 12°C, while the coldest months are December and January, with an average of 3°C. Average annual precipitation for Howtown is 620 inches.

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