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High Biggin

High Biggin a 5 Star Gold Award winning luxury holiday cottage
Very good
14 reviews
High Biggin a 5 Star Gold Award winning luxury holiday cottage
The terrace
The view from the terrace
The drive to the cottage
The 8 person Hot Tub
View from Master Bedroom Terrace
Entrance Hall
The Kitchen
The Kitchen
The Kitchen
The Larder
The Utility Room
The Kitchen & Sun Room
The Sun Room
The view from the Sun Room
The Sun Room
The Dining Room
The Dining Room
The Lounge
The baby grand piano in the Lounge
The Lounge
The Master Bedroom
The Master Bedroom
The Master Bedroom
The Master Bedroom
The entrance to the Master Bedroom
The Dressing Room of the Master Bedroom
The Dressing Room of the Master Bedroom
The Master Ensuite
Gilchrist & Soames Toiletries
The Master Ensuite
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 2 (door to balcony)
View from bedroom 2's balcony
Bedroom 2 Ensuite
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 3 Ensuite
Bedroom 4
Bedroom 4 Bathroom
Guests of High Biggin get free access to the Lakeview Spa at the Beech Hill Hotel & Spa
The view from the Lavender scented garden
The Outside Vitality Spa pool with stunning views
Dive into the refreshing blue waters
The view from the Himalayan Sauna
The view from the Steam room
Chill out in the Sauna & Steam rooms
The Lakeview Spa
First Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan
Aerial Shot of Bowness on Windermere
Bowness Pier on Windermere
Hill Top Farm, home to Beatrix Potter
Dove Cottage, Grasmere where Wordsworth wrote some of his greatest works
Rydal Mount, the historic home of William Wordsworth
Blackwell Arts & Crafts House its beautiful and a must see while your here.
Internal Photo of Blackwell Arts & Crafts House
The World of Beatrix Potter great for the kids
Lakes Aquarium great to take the kids to
Windermere Lake Cruises perfect for getting a different perspective
Lakeland Motor Museum, a must for any car/bike enthusiast
Fell Foot Park super for picnics
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4 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Bowness-on-Windermere, Lake District, Cumbria, England
High Biggin is a luxury 5 Star Gold Award winning four bedroom, five bathroom holiday cottage with unrivalled views of Lake Windermere.

The stunning views and spacious, beautifully appointed and furnished rooms epitomise this wonderful detached holiday cottage set in landscaped grounds overlooking Lake Windermere. No expense has been spared to create a unique atmosphere for families and couples to relax in comfort and elegance close to the fashionable lakeside village of Bowness within 5 minutes walk, with its stylish boutiques, tea rooms, pubs and restaurants. Guests of High Biggin have free access to The Lakeview Spa at the Beech Hill Hotel & Spa which is located about 3 miles away on the eastern bank of Windermere.
About the Owner, Paul R
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2013
Overall rating: 4.0 / 5.0
Based on 14 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
The Cottage is managed by the Beech Hill Hotel & Spa and so our guests can rest assured that they will have the seclusion of self catered cottage but with the service of a 4 Star Hotel.

Minimum Stay Requirements - From Mid September to May* the cottage is available for 3 night Weekend Breaks (Fri-Mon) and 4 night Mid-Week Breaks (Mon-Fri). From June to Mid September the cottage is available for 7 night breaks with the change over day being Friday. (* Excludes Christmas & New Year when minimum stay is 7 nights )
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Very good - based on 14 reviews
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English first
Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2017 for a stay in November 2017

We stayed recently for Mums birthday as a family and had an amazing time. The house is massive and is a real luxury. The hot tub is great fun and has views over Lake Windermere. Its in an excellent location for walking and a short walk to Bowness. The living room is really cosy and brilliant to relax in around...

Karen R
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017
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A really lovely house, which needs only a few tweaks to be truly 5 star. Below is the email which I sent to the General Manager, after I raised some issues with reception. Very disappointingly, I have had no acknowledgment whatsoever. My family and I stayed at the High Biggin property last week, and overall had a really lovely stay....

Burnley, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2017 for a stay in January 2017
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We have stayed here numerous times and found the standards have slipped quite a lot over the last few years.. room 2 shower is and has been broken for a long time (our last 2 stays) and the drainage is rubbish. cobwebs all over the place and generally needs updating. Last year there was a flood through the roof too...

Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Your stay with us was back in January and the issues you’ve raised now have all been resolved. We have a rolling maintenance and refurbishment programme and do our upmost to ensure the property is kept at its best at all times, you only need to read previous reviews to...


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(3)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • SuperKing Beds:(1)
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
We can accommodate additionally to the 8 Adults a maximum of 2 Infants up to the age of 2 and a maximum of 2 children up to the age of 10 with cots and roller beds respectively...
    1 Shower
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Super King
    3 Kings
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights --
11 Dec 2017 -
14 Dec 2017
4 nights
15 Dec 2017 -
17 Dec 2017
3 nights
18 Dec 2017 -
21 Dec 2017
4 nights
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  • Cleaning and Laundry: £75 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
The Holiday Cottage is available all year round, for 7 day periods from Friday to Friday, 4 day periods Monday to Friday and 3 day periods Friday to Monday depending on season. The prices set out above include Vat and include utilities and services. And don't forget that as a guest of the Beech Hill Hotel & Spa your whole party can use the Lakeview Spa at the hotel for no extra charge.
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About the neighbourhood
This picturesque property lies to the south side of Bowness in an enviable elevated position with stunning lake views from the terrace and main windows. Built in the late 19thC it offers a wealth of character features, which the owners have enhanced with tasteful and sympathetic modern styling and up-to-the-minute fittings of a very high quality. This is the kind of holiday home you dream of finding and we cannot recommend it highly enough. The quality of this outstanding property is also confirmed by the fact that it has received a 5 Star Gold Award from Visit Britain.

With Bowness an easy stroll just half a mile away you can eat out in style, enjoy lake cruises or boat hire. You will be handy for the golf club and many other local activities, although once here you may never actually wi...
Car not needed
How to get there
Railway: Windermere Train Station: 3.2 km
Activities nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Watersports Nearby.
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