Out for a Walk.

This time of year is perfect for getting out and about to explore the beautiful Lake District.

The walks of Post Knott and Brantfell are right on our doorstep and have outstanding views over Lake Windermere.

If you would like to go further a field for something more challenging the Official National Park are running a series of guided walks all over the area.

How about conquering England’s Top Peak? Join the guided walk of Scafell Pike on Wednesday 10th July at 9.30am. The grade of this walk is very hard with a duration of 8hrs.

For something more moderate join the National Park for a family walk to Cathedral Cave. The walk is on Sunday July 14th at 11am from Coniston.

For a full programme of guided walks on offer go to www.lakedistrict.gov.uk/events



Our Glorious Gardens Offer!

With the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in full swing, we couldn’t think of a better time to bring you our Glorious Gardens Package!

The package includes: a 2 night stay with visits to some of the areas most beautiful gardens.
Only £299 per room for a 2 night Stay which includes dinner on your 1st night.

We have teamed up with Blackwell, the Arts and Crafts House, and Windermere Lake Cruises.

The package includes 2 tickets to Blackwell, The Arts and Crafts House, Windermere, a recommended visit to Holehird Gardens and
2 Cruise tickets to Brockhole Lake District Visitors Centre.

Three beautiful gardens in one stay. Four if you include ours.
Why not upgrade for an additional £20 per night.
Call us now on 015394 46226 to arrange your stay.
Offer runs from Sunday-Friday between 30th May – 28th June. Based on 2 people sharing.
It cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount.



Online Gift Vouchers.

Do you have a special occasion coming up?

Maybe you would just like to treat someone special.

Our gift vouchers are now available to buy on our website https://burnhow.regalo.gifts/

You have three options to choose from. The monetary gift voucher starts from £10. You can also choose between a 3 course dinner in our restaurant or a package for 2 which includes dinner, Champagne, chocolates and flowers.



Events in and around Bowness on Windermere

What will you be doing over the weekend? We have some ideas for the Bank Holiday weekend for you

For those with young children how about popping in to The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction for some balloon art being held in the foyer on Saturday 4th May 10am until 4.30 pm.

A day for walking around a garden try Lowther Castle and Gardens , Gardening & Gumboots , A Garden Story Trail
4th May-19th July 2019
Gumboots was a young gardener who came to work in the gardens at Lowther Castle in the 1930s.
On his first day, Gumboots went to the toolshed and found some tools were missing. This is the story of his hunt for those missing tools.
Each chapter in Gumboots’ story has a clue – marked in red. The red clue tells you where to go next.
Follow Gumboots from clue to clue (there are 11 in total) and find out where to go to claim a small gardening prize.

Free with admission

Holker Hall are running the Spring Fair

Saturday 4th, Sunday 5th and Monday 6th May
The Holker Spring Fair will bring together a fine selection of home, food, garden and gift exhibitors set in the bustling Courtyard and Piazza. Visitors will discover a spring showcase of delicious artisanal food, glorious flowers and plants and beautiful handmade gifts alongside lively entertainment.
Gates open 10.30am – 5.00pm.
Entry £3 per adult. Accompanied children free of charge and includes parking and entry to the Café, Food Hall and Gift Shop.
Dogs on leads welcome.
Please note: The hall and gardens will close early on Saturday 4th May for a private wedding. The spring fair will continue until 5pm.
Hall: Closing at 1pm. Last entry 12.30pm.
Gardens: Closing at 3pm. Last entry at 2.30pm.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Normal opening times will resume on Sunday 5th May and bank holiday Monday 6th May.


Blackwell, The Arts and Crafts House.

It was an absolute delight to visit Blackwell, The Arts and Crafts House, over the weekend.

Lovers of architecture, history and the Arts and Crafts movement will be in their element exploring this impressive house.

The house is steeped in history. You will find it fascinating to learn about it’s architect, Mackay Hugh Baillie Scott, and the original owners of the house, the Holt family.

There is currently an original Liberty chair on display. The chair has been carefully conserved by expert, Kate Gill and is on display until the 9th June. Definitely a must-see!


A Big Thank You!

A big thank you to two of our lovely guests for sending us these stunning photographs.

This beautiful sunset was taken over Windermere last night.



Windermere Jetty is to have its grand opening tomorrow the 23rdMarch

The grand opening of Windermere Jetty after its fantastic renovation. The sights, smells and sounds of life on the lake. Opens Saturday 23 March.
Arrive by boat, road or foot.

What you’ll see

Windermere Jetty is a spectacular new museum on the shores of Windermere that showcases the sights, smells and sounds of life on the lake. Steam launches, sailing yachts, motor boats and record-breaking speed boats are exhibited in the boathouse, on the water, and in our exhibition galleries, while our live conservation workshop will be open every day – where you can see our collection of historic boats as they are painstakingly restored.
Hear tales of workers and boat owners, their lives and adventures, and discover the fascinating developments in design and technology that drove boat-building in the Lake District.


Cumbria Community Foundation

Sunday was a great day at the Burn How celebrating 20 years of the Cumbria Community Foundation.

They have made significant contributions to the lives of some of the county’s most disadvantaged people, awarding more than £41 million in grants since 1999.

To find out more about the fantastic work they do, head over to their website  www.cumbriafoundation.org


Room 21 – New and Improved!

Room 21 has been out of action for refurbishment.

We can finally show you the new and improved version.

We are sure you will agree the room looks amazing!


The room still retains it’s charming original features, like high ceilings and beautiful windows. We have just given it a new lease of life with a change of décor, furniture and accessories.

We look forward to welcoming the first guests into our all new room 21.

If you like what you see then why not give us a call to discuss your stay with us – 015394 46226


Shrove Tuesday 5th March 2019

“Pancake day -how do you like yours?

Our Head Chef Jane has put a delicious and healthy twist on tradition, with an Avocado, Blueberry & Yoghurt Pancake (it’s delicious!)

And here’s a sweet treat for you:
Let us know your very own favourite -as sweet, savoury or quirky as you like- for a chance to win dinner for two in our Garden Restaurant”

Send your delicious recipe by e-mail to  info@burnhow.co.uk  between 1st and 6th March 2019




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