Parking: Virginia cottage does not have any onsite parking but public parking is available nearby.

Pets: If you wish to bring a pet to stay with you then please contact us before booking as not all our rooms are pet friendly and we can not accept pets without prior arrangement.

This charming traditional stone and slate guest house is located close to the center of Bowness-on-Windermere.

Each room at Virginia Cottage is individually styled and features a flat-screen TV, a refrigerator, and facilities for making tea and coffee. All rooms also have a private bathroom with a hairdyer.

WiFi is free in all areas of the B&B.

Virginia Cottage offers a variety of breakfast options, made using locally sourced produce.

Lake Windermere can be reached in only a minutes’ walk from the cottage, and Windermere Golf Club is a 5-minute drive away.

This is our guests' favorite part of Bowness-on-Windermere, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Virginia Cottage Guest House has been welcoming guests since Aug 16, 2011

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Bowness-on-Windermere, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free


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4 reasons to choose Virginia Cottage Guest House

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
  • hi there was just about to book for 3 nights from mon 20th July to thur 23rd , just confirming your pet friendly and allowed dogs...shih tzu small l...
    Hi Yes you can book the four poster with shower. Thanks
    Answered on July 12, 2020
  • hi, do you have a pet-friendly double room available from Sun 25 - Thur 29 Oct?
    Yes we do. You can book a standard double with en-suite shower as they are pet friendly. Thanks
    Answered on September 9, 2020
  • How far from the accommodation is the car park and what are the charges for 24 hour parking
    Hi The public car park is 4 to 5 minute walk away. The cost is £14 for 24 hours and you can also get a 3 day for £16 and 7 day permit for £31. Thanks
    Answered on February 19, 2021
  • Are the private bathrooms in the bedroom, or outside the rooms ? Do they all have showers ?
    All rooms are en-suite with internal bathrooms
    Answered on March 28, 2021
  • Are you still doing a full English breakfast
    Yes we are. Thanks
    Answered on July 3, 2020
Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Amenities of Virginia Cottage Guest House
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Pet bowls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Adults only
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Virginia Cottage Guest House takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 6:00 PM


8:00 AM - 10:30 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Virginia Cottage Guest House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

The fine print

This property is adults only and cannot accommodate children.

Please note that check-in after 21:30 is not possible.

Please note that there is no elevator at the property.

Please note that parking is available nearby for an additional charge. Guests are unable to reserve a spot in advance.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform Virginia Cottage Guest House of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Virginia Cottage Guest House

  • The prices at Virginia Cottage Guest House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Virginia Cottage Guest House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)

  • Room options at Virginia Cottage Guest House include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • Check-in at Virginia Cottage Guest House is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • Guests staying at Virginia Cottage Guest House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • À la carte

  • Virginia Cottage Guest House is 650 feet from the center of Bowness-on-Windermere.