Our Location

Situated in the middle of Windermere and Bowness-on-Windermere. The perfect location for you to explore this UNESCO national park either on foot, car, bike or train. We have plenty of free onsite parking reserved for you either to leave for the day or use to explore.

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Our grounds

The hotel is surrounded by private grounds and gardens, beautifully designed for you to enjoy a speciality coffee or glass of champagne while sat outside on the stone flagged terrace with its panoramic views.


Bowness invites you to explore the world of Beatrix Potter, sample the local produce, enjoy the shops and find your holiday gifts whilst you wander around this bustling tourist town.

Find Us

Whether you are coming by car, train or coach your journey to the Lake District, and to Hillthwaite Hotel, is very easy.

By car: We are only 25 minutes from Junction 36 of M6 motorway and follow signs to Windermere. We have ample free onsite parking when you arrive.

By train: The West Coast London to Glasgow station is ‘Oxenholme The Lake District’ – 25 minutes drive from Hillthwaite.

London Euston is just 2 hours 40 minutes away, while Oxenholme is less than 2 hours from Glasgow & Edinburgh.

At Oxenholme trains connect to Windermere station, only 5 minutes from Hillthwaite.

Manchester Airport and Manchester Picaddilly have direct trains to Windermere throughout the day.

By coach: Buses stop at Windermere train station and taxis will bring you to the hotel. Or, if you prefer, we can arrange one to pick you up.


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