Comfort. Enjoyment. Indulgence.

Welcome to Birkdale House

Birkdale House is a luxury self-catering property in the Lake District, surrounded by beautiful countryside, yet only a five-minute stroll into Bowness. Sleeping ten and available to rent exclusively from three nights, Birkdale House is the perfect location from which to explore the Lake District, or simply to unwind and spend time with family and friends.

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“We had the most wonderful week at Birkdale House.

The house itself is beautiful and set in such a wonderful large garden...

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Thank you for a fabulous long weekend stay at Birkdale House in Windermere. Perfect location for a group of friends to...

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We spent a lovely September weekend at the fantastic Birkdale House, and while we were only a small group (due to...

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"We had a wonderful weekend at Birkdale House for my husband's special birthday. The house is very much a home from...

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Our luxury last minute Christmas break that was so very much needed. Birkdale House was utterly amazing. As a family of...

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What an amazing week at Birkdale house!! 

The location of the house was perfect. Set within private grounds in what felt like...

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"Just wanted to say how sad we all were to leave this morning and head home. I can categorically say that...

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We loved the property. It exceeded our expectations. The house was spotless and the position couldn’t have been better.

Cinema Room

What was once a conventional cellar has been transformed into a bright, open space, complete with pool table, table football and your own private cinema room.


Whether you are preparing a simple breakfast or a full-blown Sunday roast for the whole family, the stylish, uncomplicated kitchen at Birkdale House is equipped with all the facilities guests will need.

Living Areas

Spread out in comfort at Birkdale House. The elegant drawing room offers space for everyone to gather, or for those seeking a quiet spot, why not take yourself off to the cosy snug?


The five stunning bedrooms at Birkdale House have been individually and lovingly designed, each one boasting fantastic views of Lake Windermere, the spectacular Lakeland Fells or the idyllic estate grounds.


Occupying an elevated position, the impressive Victorian house stands proudly at the end of the driveway. A stone terrace runs across the front of the house, with stone steps leading to the large front lawn.

Dining room

Whether it's a delicious, home-cooked meal or a fancy takeaway from one of the many restaurants in Windermere and Bowness, it will feel like a special occasion in the dining room at Birkdale House.
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On Your Doorstep

Should you wish to leave the luxury and comfort of Birkdale House, you will find a whole world of opportunities just a short walk from the front door. Bowness-on-Windermere is a five minute stroll, with its array of shops, bars and restaurants. And, of course, there’s Lake Windermere, perfect for those seeking some lake-based adventure. While literally on the doorstep is the 1100-acre Matson Ground farm, criss-crossed by a number of public footpaths, making it perfect for a family walk.

  • Explore Matson Ground
  • Experience Bowness and Lake Windermere
  • Enjoy a selection of spectacular local walks

For those wanting to travel a little further afield, Birkdale House is ideally situated. Keswick and Derwent Water are less than an hour in the car, as are Ullswater, Wastwater and Grasmere. The Yorkshire Dales National Park is just the other side of the M6 motorway, and the Forest of Bowland, an area of outstanding natural beauty, is also within easy reach.

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Tailormade For You

If you want to transform your stay at Birkdale House from being simply fabulous to absolutely out of this world, why not take advantage of one of our tailormade offerings?

Keep an eye on our newsletters and social media pages to keep up to date with our range of exciting options.