The Angel Inn

Helm Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Lake District, LA23 3BU

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Topping many a list of the best-loved destinations in the Lake District stands Bowness-on-Windermere where you’ll find The Angel Inn, and Oakbank House, in this beautiful corner of Cumbria.

An easy amble from the shores of England’s largest lake Windermere, this classic inn has sweeping views above the jolly bustle of the village below. Take a seat in our large pub garden and drink in the sights over the lake and Claife Heights to the Langdale Pikes beyond.

Brilliantly placed for easy access to the very best the Lake District has to offer including England’s tallest mountain Scafell Pike and deepest lake, Wastwater. Follow in the footsteps of William Wordsworth, John Ruskin and Beatrix Potter with The World of Beatrix Potter set just around the corner.

Please note, parking is limited at The Angel Inn and is available on a first come, first served basis.

Property Amenities

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beer Garden
  • Dog/Pet Friendly
  • Free Wifi
  • Hiking
  • Limited Free Parking

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Rooms

Check in from 3pm

After a day’s exploring some of the finest scenery the UK has to offer, you’ll be ready to sink down into the comfiest of beds in The Angel Inn’s well-appointed, en suite bedrooms. Large sash windows open out to views over the village and fells while superior Lake view rooms look across Windermere towards The Langdale Pikes.

Our dog friendly rooms extend a warm welcome to four-legged friends too, meaning you’ll never have to leave your canine behind! Simply add this option during the booking process and enjoy a wonderful stay with your dog by your side. 

Visiting the Lake District with your family? We also have beautiful accommodation at Oakbank House, an exterior building just across the road that is part of The Angel Inn.

Please note, images showcase room types as accurately as possible, however rooms do slightly vary. Contact our central reservations team on  0191 580 3610 for more information. 

Cosy Double Room

Cosy Double Room

A cosy but comfortable room with a double bed and an en-suite bathroom.

  • 2 people
  • Coffee and tea
  • Free Wifi
  • Hairdryer
  • TV

Cosy but comfortable, our beautifully furnished  cosy double rooms offer a double bed and an en-suite bathroom. With a wide range of facilities including complimentary WiFi, flat-screen TV and tea & coffee facilities.

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Superior Double Room

Superior Double Room

Spacious and welcoming rooms with a double bed and an en-suite bathroom.

  • 2 people
  • Coffee and tea
  • Free Wifi
  • Hairdryer
  • TV

Our superior double rooms are spacious and beautifully furnished with a double bed and an en-suite bathroom. With a wide range of facilities including complimentary WiFi, flat-screen TV and tea & coffee making facilities.

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Junior Suite

Junior Suite

Large and luxurious suites with a king sized bed, a comfortable lounge area with a sofa bed and an en-suite bathroom.

  • 4 people
  • Coffee and tea
  • Free Wifi
  • Hairdryer
  • TV

Our Junior Suites are our largest rooms, they are beautifully furnished with a king sized bed and en-suite bathroom, a comfortable lounge area and sofa bed to accommodate an extra adult or 2 small children. With a wide range of facilities including complimentary WiFi, flat-screen TV and tea & coffee making facilities.

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Annex Double Room

Annex Double Room

Located in our Oakbank House across the road, our annex double rooms have a comfortable double bed and an en-suite bathroom.

  • 2 people
  • Bedroom safe
  • Coffee and tea
  • Free Wifi
  • Hairdryer
  • TV

Our annex double rooms are located in our Oakbank House just across the road. They are each  beautifully furnished with a double bed and an en-suite bathroom. With a wide range of facilities including complimentary WiFi, flat-screen TV and tea & coffee making facilities.

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Annex Double with Lake View

Annex Double with Lake View

Located in our Oakbank House across the road, our annex double rooms with a lake view have a comfortable double bed and an en-suite bathroom.

  • 2 people
  • Coffee and tea
  • Free Wifi
  • Hairdryer
  • TV

Our breathtaking double rooms with a lake view are located in Oakbank House just across the road. They offer spectacular lake views to enjoy and are beautifully furnished with a double bed and an en-suite bathroom, as well as complimentary WiFi, flat-screen TV and tea & coffee making facilities.

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Annex Family Room

Annex Family Room

Spacious family rooms with a king sized bed, an en-suite bathroom and bunks for children.

  • 4 people
  • Coffee and tea
  • Free Wifi
  • Hairdryer
  • TV

Our family rooms, situated in Oakbank House located just across the road. They are beautifully furnished and come with a King size bed (or 2 singles on request) and bunk beds for children and an en-suite bathroom. With a wide range of facilities including complimentary WiFi, flat-screen TV and tea & coffee making facilities.

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Food & Drink

Food service: 7.30am – 9.00pm daily

Taking full advantage of Cumbria’s rich source of local produce, The Angel Inn at Bowness-on-Windermere proudly serves up delicious, wholesome pub food all day, every day, cooked freshly for you upon ordering.

Crowd pleasing favourites sit alongside Cumbrian classics. Look out for flavoursome modern twists on the menu, too.

Start the day with a hearty breakfast that will see you through a day’s climbing or taking in the sights. Pop by for brunches and lunches with family, while delicious evening meals always pack a punch, as do our irresistibly moreish homemade puddings.

A firm favourite among families, kids love The Angel Inn’s tasty Children’s Menu with plenty of choices for little ones plus there’s plenty of space for everyone to spread out.

Explore

Hidden in the heart of ancient Cumbria in North West England lies a National Park known the world over. The Lake District boasts stone circles, glacial lakes, magnificent views, and a history dating back to the Neolithic Period - all waiting for you to discover.

  • 2 minute walk to The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction

  • 5 minute walk to Windermere Boat Hire

  • 15 minute drive to Ambleside

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