Escape, Relax & Unwind
Escape, Relax & Unwind

The Burn How Garden House Hotel

Offering the warmest of welcomes!


We look forward to welcoming our guests, old and new, to escape, relax and unwind with us.

We have taken the opportunity to refurbish and redecorate a number of our rooms to ensure that your stay is as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.

To make a booking email or click the ‘Book now’ button to make your online reservation, or give us a call on 015394 46226.

Whether you are holidaying, meeting up with friends or family, catching up with missed celebrations, or simply relaxing, we’re here to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

To ensure your stay is safe and secure we are continually reviewing our Covid-19 policies and procedures in line with the latest government guidance.

The same enjoyable stay is waiting for you, and our beautiful gardens and rose garden terrace are here for you to relax in.

We look forward to welcoming you back home to Burn How.

Read our Covid 19 response policy here

Always a warm welcome at The Burn How Garden House Hotel

The Burn How Garden House Hotel, Bowness-on-Windermere offers guests the chance to escape, relax and unwind in the beautiful Lake District, surrounded by stunning scenery, offering a unique and wide choice of accommodation and fine dining – the perfect base from which to explore the Lake District National Park. Our convenient location is just minutes walk from the bustling heart of Bowness and the Windermere Pier, and our beautiful, secluded gardens offer a tranquil escape. Add to that the convenience of free car parking for our guests.



Our Offers

  • Super Sundays Are Back!*

    Just £105 per room Bed and Breakfast. Based on 2 adults sharing a standard room. Valid Sunday nights in April and May 2022. Upgrades available. Excluding Easter and Bank holiday weekends. Not to be used in conjunction with any other...

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  • Bank Holiday Getaway!

      The sun is finally shining and the forecast is looking great for the May Day Bank Holiday weekend. To make it that bit more special we have one of our fantastic offers just for you. 3 night bed and...

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Our Rooms

  • Cozy Double Room

    You’ll find our Cozy Double Rooms arranged over three floors in a striking, detached Victorian residence opposite the main Reception building.

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  • Classic Double Room

    You’ll find our Classic Double Rooms arranged over two floors in a striking, detached Victorian residence opposite the main Reception building.

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  • Deluxe Mews Room

    Treat yourself to our Deluxe Mews Room, part of a delightful stone-built detached Cottage in the grounds of the hotel. With only the deluxe Bay Room as neighbours, The Mews Room offers extra space and privacy with a large spacious...

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  • Deluxe Bay Room

    Our deluxe Bay Room forms one part of The Cottage, a stone-built detached dwelling delightfully situated in the grounds of the hotel. With only the neighbouring deluxe Mews Room close by, The Bay Room offers extra space and privacy with...

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  • Garden Lodge Room

    Our Garden Lodge rooms offer private parking and space for doubles, twins or families to relax in comfort. Our Garden Lodge rooms have a double and a single bed and also have an additional roll-out bed allowing 2 adults and 2 children to...

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  • Standard Rose Garden Room

    With views of the delightful rose garden terrace. The ground floor rooms are located behind the main Reception building and also have a patio leading out onto the rose garden terrace. Can be used as double or twin.

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  • Superior Rose Garden Room

    Our superior Rose Garden Rooms are located on the first floor and overlook the private rose garden. Three of our superior Rose Garden Rooms have king sized beds, and one offers a four poster bed.

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  • Superior Ground Floor Rooms

    We have two superior ground floor rooms situated in the Victorian house, both have bay windows overlooking the garden area to the side of the Victorian House. One of the rooms has a walk in shower and the second room...

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The Burn How Garden House Hotel offers a unique and wide choice of room types and accommodation styles. Providing you with the perfect accommodation from which to explore the Lake District National Park.


The Burn How is located in the centre of the Lake District, just a short walk from Lake Windermere and the bustling centre of Bowness which offers a wide range of shops and restaurants, and yet the hotels accommodation is surprisingly quiet, located as it is in our hotels private grounds.

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Local Walks 6- Easedale Tarn

This walk takes in a beautiful tarn and lots of gorgeous Lakeland scenery. Leave about 2 hours to do the whole walk (and a further two if you plan to continue onto Stickle Tarn). This walk contains some steep sections...


Whats On

27 Aug

Medieval Muncaster

Sat 27th Aug - Mon 29th Aug    
12:00 am
The Red Wyvern re-enactment society return to Muncaster to live as our Medieval ancestors once did. Think history is dusty and boring? Think again!
03 Sep


Sat 3rd Sep - Sun 4th Sep    
12:00 am
This year sees our beloved Chilli Fest take on a little revamp and we welcome our first ever Holker Fest! Do not fear – the [...]

Covid 19 Policy

Here at Burn How, we have been working hard to ensure you a safe, enjoyable stay.

We are happy to offer you the same warm welcome with some new procedures and changes in place for the well-being of our guests and team.

All our Team are fully trained to work in accordance with current health and safety guidance as are our trusted suppliers.

The following information will explain the extra steps that we have in place.


Before you travel

Please check with current guidelines that you’re fully well.


When you arrive

We will be here to welcome you!

Plastic screening will protect you and us at reception

We will place hand sanitizers for you around the public areas

Your room

Cleanliness remains at the high standard our Team prides itself on. We have resumed cleaning and servicing rooms on a daily basis.

If you would prefer us to leave your room for the duration of your stay then please contact reception.

Please ask at reception for any information you may require.

During your stay, we recommend keeping your room well ventilated by opening windows. Please leave windows open on departure.

We will be adhering to Housekeeping Standards Checklist, before and after your stay using protocols and cleaning best practice

Your Restaurant Experience

We are delighted to welcome you back to the Garden Room Restaurant!

Our dinner menus offering Burn How Classics and a la carte choices featuring delicious local foods from trusted suppliers. We ask that you book well in advance in order to secure a reservation. We are also prioritising bookings for the restaurant to guests staying with us. We are only able to offer a reduced menu and restricted numbers on a Wednesday and a Sunday from the 24th April 2022, we advise that you book in advance for these days.

We are bringing back our breakfast box so that you can choose breakfast in your room if you wish.

Breakfast in the restaurant runs from 8 to 10.00. Please book a time slot each day.

The Bar

If you require anything from the bar please come to reception and take a seat in our lounge where we offer table service.

Gym and leisure facilities

Whilst our mini gym is closed, please enjoy our beautiful gardens and ask us for local walking and cycling routes.

Above All, Enjoy Your Stay!

Michael, Linda, Matthew and the Team at Burn How.

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