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Storrs Gate House

Storrs Gate House

Storrs Gate House
  • VisitEngland 5 Star Guest House
  • VisitEngland Breakfast Award
  • Fair Booking
  • Member of Cumbria Tourism
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Guest House with 7 rooms £80-£145 prpnb


Longtail Hill,
LA23 3JD

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Longtail Hill,
LA23 3JD

015394 43272


Longtail Hill,
LA23 3JD


Bed and Breakfast of the Year, Cumbria Tourism Awards 2009. Storrs Gate House has a five star grading with Visit Britain.

Vince and Shirley welcome you to our luxury family-run country guest house, situated opposite lake Windermere.
We are delighted to present 7 beautiful en suite bedrooms and suites with the attention to detail and furnishings worthy of any highly rated large hotel, but with the friendly atmosphere of a welcoming B&B. After a comfortable night in a sumptuous 4-poster or king-size bed, wake up to a refreshing power shower with luxury toiletries by the White Company followed by personal service at breakfast, where you will dine at individual tables looking out over romantic private gardens. Enjoy excellent home cooking using fresh and local produce, home-made jams, marmalades, yoghurt and muffins, free-range farm eggs, gold award winning Cumberland sausage or vegetarian options. Ample private parking is provided in our grounds. For the less mobile, we can offer 2 elegant ground-floor bedrooms and wheelchair access with separate ramped entrance, information sheet available.
A stunning lakeside stroll will take you into Bowness-on-Windermere in just 15 minutes with an abundance of restaurants, shops and activities to choose from.


  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • Electric shaver pointsElectric shaver points
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • Single sex groups NOT acceptedSingle sex groups NOT accepted
  • Vegetarian diet availableVegetarian diet available
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • RadioRadio
  • Totally non-smokingTotally non-smoking
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Dogs/pets NOT acceptedDogs/pets NOT accepted
  • Satellite TVSatellite TV
  • Tea/coffee making in bedroomsTea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • Disabled facilitiesDisabled facilities
  • Licenced (table or bar)Licenced (table or bar)
  • Television availableTelevision available
  • Special diets availableSpecial diets available
  • Lounge for residents' useLounge for residents' use
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)Golf available (onsite or nearby)

Two luxurious ground floor en suite rooms with wheelchair access. One 4-poster with adjoining lounge and a 4-poster with adjoining dressing room. Children welcome from age 12.



Plan route to Storrs Gate House using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SD 401956  Lat: 54.35240 Long: -2.92309

Storrs Gate House is situated at the junction of the A592 and the B5284, opposite Windermere Marina and lake Windermere, 0.5 mile south of Bowness Bay.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesEntrance to reception
    • YesOne or more bedrooms
    • YesLounge
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and wall


  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
  • YesSeparate shower unit with support handrails available
  • YesBedrooms available with en suite bathrooms suitable for guests who use a wheelchair


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 1
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance well lit
  • YesBell at main entrance


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliac)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesVegetarian


  • YesProprietors/staff available 24-hours
  • YesEmergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities


    Young Couple Miss Rosanna Gilbert
    Blackpool, United Kingdom
    17 September 2015
    Rated as 5 out of 5

    “Amazing ”

    Lovely hosts, very welcoming, provided a map of bowness and windermere and walking routes, and a map of local restaurants. Wifi password provided but wifi didn't work. Lovely stay, bed was very comfy, would definitely return and recommend

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