Burn How Covid Guidance Update 19 July 2021

Dear Guest

All of us at Burn How would like to thank you for your support over the past year. Michael, Linda, Matthew and the whole team have been delighted to welcome our guests, old and new, back home to Burn How, and we can’t wait to see more of you soon.

On Monday 19 July the UK Government is relaxing restrictions around Covid. It is a challenging time, and we have a duty of care to protect our guests and our team.

We kindly request that you continue to wear masks if you can, observe hand hygiene and use the gels that we provide around the building. We also recommend that you maintain social distancing in the communal areas of the hotel, particularly in our bar, lounge and restaurant.

We pride ourselves in ensuring that Burn How is a welcoming home-from-home for all our guests, including those who may have higher vulnerability, and therefore want to make sure your stay is as safe as it can be, for everyone. If you have had any symptoms, or have been in contact with someone with Covid, please do give us a call before you come and stay.

You will notice some differences during your stay. Our team will continue to wear face masks when we are looking after you and when housekeeping. We will also be maintaining our booking system for breakfast and dinner as we are still limiting the number of guests seated in the restaurant at any one time. We advise that you book early to secure your preferred time. As ever we will be maintaining our high standards of cleanliness throughout the hotel.

Ensuring that our guests enjoy a relaxing, enjoyable and safe stay is at the heart of what we do at Burn How. Please do let us know if we can make your stay better, and if you have any feedback or questions.

Together, we can all have a great and safer summer.

With best wishes,

Michael, Linda, Matthew and the team.


Nearly Time To Welcome You Home

We are delighted to see the Lakes beginning to open up again and to see visitors enjoying everything the National Park has to offer

Here at Burn How we are counting down the days until we are able to open again on the Monday 17th May 2021!

Come and enjoy our beautiful gardens our award winning Cumbrian Breakfast, and the comfort of our many spacious rooms. Join us for dinner in our garden restaurant after a day exploring the beauty of the Lake and fells, or relax with a drink in our bar, lounge or rose garden terrace.

Remember our best rates are available when you contact us direct, either through our website, or via email or telephone

We are already seeing and increase in bookings, so please get in touch if you would like to secure your preferred dates, or your choice of room.

As always our excellent location close to Lake Windermere and the heart of Bowness village and the convenience of ample car parking space, makes the Burn How and obvious choice.

The team look forward to welcoming you home to the Burn How to Escape, Relax and Unwind


We want to put a spring into your step!

We are delighted to be re-opening on Monday 17th May 2021 and we’re taking bookings now!

It’s been a while since we welcomed guests to escape, relax and unwind, but rest assured we’ve been busy making improvements to ensure your stay at Burn How is better than ever.

Come and enjoy the blossom in our garden, our award winning Cumbrian breakfast, and the comforts of our rooms. Join us for dinner in our Garden Restaurant after a day exploring the beauty of the lakes and fells, or relax with a drink in our bar, lounge, or rose garden terrace.

Remember, our best rates are available when you contact us direct either through our website, email or telephone. At this time, as we are preparing to reopen, we may take a little longer to respond to your enquiry, but please bear with us. In addition, given the challenges of the past year, we are already seeing an increase in bookings, so please get in touch if you want to secure your preferred dates.

The team look forward to welcoming you home to Burn How. 


2021 a New Year to look forward to

Like everyone else we are waiting for the update from the Government for when we can re-open our doors and welcome back all our wonderful guests.

We have missed you all and cannot wait to be able to see you coming through our front door.

Stay safe and well until then


Welcome December.

2020 has been a very strange and worrying year for us all. December has brought with it some cautious optimism which is long overdue and most welcome.

We hope all our friends and guests, past, present and future are keeping safe and well. We are very much looking forward to welcoming you all back through our doors soon.

All being well, we are set to reopen on Friday 29th January 2021 when we hope to welcome you all back

In the meantime, we wish you all a very Happy Christmas. Here is to 2021 being a much more positive and happy year.


Spring in the Lake District

Spring has been blossoming and blooming in the Lake District, our garden is flourishing and flowering beautifully in this idyllic Spring weather. It is a real delight to the senses. The different shades of green of the trees, the plants and the flowers seem so much more vibrant this year. The silence of the whole area is broken only by birdsong and lambs bleating. There have been a few surprise visitors to the grounds this year, which is fun. Beatrix Potter would have been delighted to hear Peter Rabbit was paying regular visits to the Burn How gardens. He takes in the delightful fragrances of the Rose Garden, but did not find any lettuce or carrots, on the lush lawns. A cuckoo’s call sounded loud and clear through the air. Butterflies are fluttering and bees buzzing enjoying the plant life.
In this beautiful, timeless area, I continue to rejoice in the wonders of nature. Wordsworth had a brilliant empathy with nature and loved the Lakes in everyway not only for his “dancing daffodils”
I am so looking forward to welcoming back our friends, regular and new, when we open the next chapter of the Burn How. The Lakes will always remain the perfect United Kingdom destination. A national treasure for all to enjoy, whether you are a holiday maker, artist, walker, poet or writer. love Emma (isolating at Burn How)

Keep safe and well in these uncertain times. We look forward to seeing you later in the year The Burn How Team


Christmas Markets 2019

It is that time of year again. We all start thinking about Christmas present buying, plans for the Christmas period and activities leading up to the day itself.

That is what makes Christmas markets so special. There is no better way to get into the Christmas spirit than wandering around stalls hunting for stocking fillers, sipping mulled wine and sampling some of the array of delicious food on offer.

From large city to small village markets, there is something quite magical about wrapping up in hat, scarf and gloves and heading off with your nearest and dearest to enjoy a day of festive fun.

For those of us with young children, the markets can also be a chance to see the Big Man. No festive time is complete without a visit to Father Christmas.

The Lake District and Cumbria offer some fantastic markets. Some have been established for years, some are new kids on the block but they all get better each year.

If you only do one thing while staying in the Lakes, make sure it’s a Christmas Market. You won’t regret it.

Wondering where to go and when? See below for a selection of markets taking place through November and December.

Christmas Markets and Fairs 2019


Thank You!

We would like to thank everyone who attended our MacMillan Coffee Morning.

Thank you for all your kind donations.

We are delighted to announce that £561.50 was raised for MacMillan Cancer Support.

We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did and made the most of the delicious cakes on offer.

See you all again next year. Thank you.


MacMillan Coffee Morning – Friday 27th September – 11am – 1pm

Come along to our coffee morning – All welcome!

On Friday 27th September – 11am-1pm we will be getting together for the world’s biggest coffee morning.

Join us here at Burn How, to help raise money for this fantastic charity with tea, coffee and lots of yummy cake!

Call us on 015394 46226 or email info@burnhow.co.uk for more information.



Our Gift Vouchers are the Perfect Present for any Occasion.

We now have three fantastic gift vouchers to choose from and you can find them all here https://burnhow.regalo.gifts/

Option 1: Our monetary gift voucher – choose the amount you wish to purchase. The voucher can then be redeemed against any stay or dinner reservation.

Option 2: Three course dinner in the Garden Restaurant – £33.50 per person.

Option 3: Three course dinner for two, a bottle of Champagne, a box of chocolates and a beautiful arrangement of flowers – £150. This package is perfect for making any stay extra special.

All you need to do now is decide which one to go for.


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