Your perfect Lake District escape awaits

at our family run country house retreat

Welcome to the Craig Manor Hotel set in Bowness on Windermere, the heart of the Lake District. Think roaring log fires, charming leather chesterfields, traditional home cooked dishes and lake facing bedrooms, when you choose Craig Manor as your base to explore the delights the Lake District has to offer.

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If you have been looking for hotels in Bowness within touching distance of Lake Windermere, Craig Manor is the perfect location. The hotel is ideally situated close to Windermere town and Ambleside, meaning you are only a short walk from some of the area’s most famous attractions, Lakeland gift shops and eateries. Whether you wish to travel by boot, bus or boat around the beautiful national park, Craig Manor offers a central location, surrounded by Lakeland views.

Surrounding the area you will also find plenty of walkers taking in the stunning scenery. Craig Walks is a collection of walks we have put together just for you, so you can experience the most popular destinations in the Lake District. This will make your walk planning easy, so you can spend your time breathing in the fresh air and enjoying the sights.

You can expect high quality service and a home from home as you arrive at our family run, country house retreat. Put your feet up, relax and unwind. Our stylish accommodation has everything you need and comfort is always guaranteed.

Paisleys, the Craig Manor restaurant in Bowness on Windermere is also a treat. Perhaps Pan Fried Lakeland Fillet will take your fancy or our Braised Pork Cheeks in Sherry. Not forgetting our crisp Roast Salmon or Lentil, Pepper and Mushroom Lasagne for those looking for lighter bites. Try Paisley’s very own Baileys Crème Brûlée and finish with a coffee or range of liqueurs, whilst relaxing in our lake view lounge.

Your perfect Lake District escape awaits – we look forward to welcoming you to our hotel very soon.

Special Offers


Take advantage of our seasonal offers and stay with us this autumn from as little as £81 per room Bed & Breakfast and £121 Dinner, Bed & Breakfast.

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Lake Facing Rooms


Choose our lake facing rooms for tranquil views over our garden towards the national park’s most famous lake - Windermere.

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Home Cooked Dishes


Let us spoil you in Paisley’s Restaurant with our seasonal and locally sourced menu plus extensive wine list created by our Head Chef.

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