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Fair Rigg Guest House
Certificate of Excellence
St Helens, United Kingdom
1 review
“Perfect Weekend Away!”
Reviewed 16 February 2014

I stayed at this beautiful B&B for valentines weekend with my boyfriend, and we could not have picked a more lovely place to stay! Everything about Fair Rigg was brilliant. The scrambled egg was the nicest scrambled egg I have ever had and the service was excellent. Christine and Ian are wonderful hosts and are so helpful when it comes to finding out information about the area, the best places to eat etc. We only stayed for 2 nights but I wish we had stayed for longer! The room was lovely and clean, and the chocolates on the bed were a lovely touch! I would definitely stay here again and have already recommended it to family members. By far the best hotel I have stayed in!!

  • Stayed February 2014
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Craney270, Owner at Fair Rigg Guest House, responded to this review, 1 March 2014
Thank you so much for your great review we are really glad you enjoyed your stay with us.
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Nantwich, Cheshire.
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Reviewed 12 January 2014

We stayed at the Fair Rigg for two nights in December and thoroughly enjoyed our stay! Ian & Christine were great hosts, very welcoming and very knowledgeable of the local area. The room was spacious & spotlessly clean, although a little on the chilli side after dark. The breakfast was great, good quality and the choice was a refreshing change from the standard B&B offering. Would definitely recommend the Fair Rigg as a place to stay in Bowness,

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reigate, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 November 2013 via mobile

We sadly only stayed here for two nights but our time at Fair Rigg was just divine. Set in a picture perfect part of the world, the actual bed and breakfast fit well into this setting. From the welcoming hosts, the gorgeous rooms (including the most incredible linen), selection of great DVDs to watch after a day of hiking, being treated to caramels and biscuits in your room, and the incredibly delicious and extensive breakfast menu, I would recommend this bed and breakfast to everyone!

  • Stayed November 2013
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Craney270, Owner at Fair Rigg Guest House, responded to this review, 22 November 2013
Thank you so much for your wonderful review, we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us.
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Stowmarket
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Reviewed 6 November 2013

We stayed at Fair Rigg guest house for 3 nights and really enjoyed our stay. Ian and Christine were lovely, welcoming and very helpful. Our room was beautifully decorated and very clean with everything you could possibly need. Breakfast was delicious we throughly enjoyed it! Overall an excellent stay at Fair Rigg would def recommend.

  • Stayed November 2013
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Craney270, Owner at Fair Rigg Guest House, responded to this review, 8 November 2013
A big thank you for such a brilliant review, we really do appreciate your time.
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 October 2013

Spotlessly clean, freshly-decorated, warm, quiet, very comfortable and friendly guest house just outside the town. Our room, second floor double, had views over a field and trees up the lake towards Windermere. The bed was comfortable with soft sheets and plenty of covers if it had been cold and the room was large with a sofa so we could use it like a sitting room too. The breakfast choice was extensive, plentiful and beautifully cooked. We had smoked haddock most days - very good. Christine and Ian were very helpful and full of tips for places to eat in the town. We would definitely recommend this place.

Room Tip: Rooms at front of house look over the lake. Front top floor double has good views.
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Craney270, Owner at Fair Rigg Guest House, responded to this review, 8 November 2013
Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay.
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Reviewed 24 September 2013

One night stay in Fair rigg guest house is one of my favorite time in the trip to Lake district. The location is around 1 mile to town center. It's a beautiful place with reasonable price. my friends & I lived in 3 rooms. The rooms are clean & comfortable & have some space that made us feel relax. Breakfast is good.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
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Craney270, Owner at Fair Rigg Guest House, responded to this review, 25 September 2013
Thank you for your kind review, we are pleased you all enjoyed your stay. (Re: breakfast photo, the pepper on the egg was the guest's choice!).
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Reviewed 23 September 2013

If anyone is planning a trip to Bowness don't bother searching the internet for somewhere to stay- just book yourselves into Fair Rigg Guest House. We're glad we did! We arrived to be instantly impressed by a beautiful building in a great location with lovely views. As soon as we met Ian and Christine we felt at home. They are the perfect host and hostess. Nothing is too much trouble- whether it be them offering advice on places to eat or places to visit, or just generally ensuring that their guests are happy and enjoying their stay. We stayed in room 2. It was such a comfy room. Spacious, tastefully decorated, good views (even from the bathroom!). I should imagine all of the other rooms are equally as impressive. Everywhere throughout the Guest House is immaculate and spotlessly clean. The breakfast room was a great place to eat in-again with pleasant views. Breakfast was perfection. The selection was excellent. We both had the full English breakfast. Yummy! I also tried the waffles with maple syrup- super yummy! We would like to thank Ian and Christine for their hospitality.We will definitely be returning to Fair Rigg Guest House-soon hopefully!

Room Tip: We stayed in room 2 which was lovely but I should imagine that every room is lovely.
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Craney270, Owner at Fair Rigg Guest House, responded to this review, 25 September 2013
Wow, thank you so much for the great review, we really do appreciate your kind words.
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Property: Fair Rigg Guest House
Address: Fair Rigg Ferry View | Lake District National Park, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3JB, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 53 B&Bs / Inns in Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Fair Rigg Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Fair Rigg is a beautiful period guest house in Bowness on Windermere, where Richard and Christine provide high quality, comfortable and stylish accommodation. Relax and enjoy comfortable beds in well appointed, spacious rooms with Period features and all with large en-suite bathrooms, mostly with baths. Home-made breakfasts and a warm welcome await you in the lovely surroundings of The Lake District National Park. We have free private off-road parking on site for all guests, one space for each room. Special Offers always shown on TripAdvisor and on our own website. ... more   less 
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