Cedar Manor

Windermere, Cumbria
Bed & Breakfast
+44 (0)15394 43192
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In the heart of the Lake District, a stroll from Windermere, this country house has a homely feel and lovely hosts


10 rooms


Rooms sleep 2

The Experience

Jonathan and Caroline love it here and are incredibly proud of the world they’ve created. There’s a smart terrace at the front, a comfy sitting room, and some seriously fancy bathrooms. This 19th-century Victorian-Gothic house was once home to a retired vicar, hence the ecclesiastic windows. Outside, an ancient Himalayan cedar shades the lawn. Inside an easy style flows throughout. The big sitting room doubles as the bar and the bedrooms – some warmly traditional, others nicely contemporary – have Zoffany fabrics and flat-screen TVs; most have fancy bathrooms, some have big views, the bathroom in the coach-house suite is out of this world. Tuck into a hearty Cumbrian Grill breakfast in the dining room with views to the front or on the terrace in good weather. There’s plenty of space in the lounge for an evening drink or to curl up with a book. The Windermere Jetty Museum is on the doorstep.


  • Swimming pool
  • EV charger
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Spa
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Bar
  • Barbecue
  • Licensed premises
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Fire guard
  • Cot available


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

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Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 2 nights at weekends.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property
Dinner £35-£45.


Nightly price
from £145
Singles £125-£455. Dinner, B&B £170-£500 per person.
7 Doubles
From £145
1 Twin
From £145
2 Suites for 2
From £245



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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Jonathan & Caroline Kaye

  • All our rooms have been refurbished and the furniture is all manufactured right here in Windermere.
  • Hills to Climb - numerous but our local hill, Orrest Head, sitting behind the Hotel, overlooks Windermere and the panoramic view is stunning. Alfred Wainwright’s first ever hill climb!
  • Windermere Lake - England's largest Lake, just 1/4 mile stroll along a bridle path starting at the hotel.
  • Blackwell House, one of the best examples of an Arts and Crafts House, just 2 miles away overlooking the lake.
  • Bigland Hall for horse riding, beginners through to experienced riders, 25 minutes drive and bookable via the hotel.
  • Mountain Goat Tours, one of the easiest ways to see the Lakes, take a 10 Lakes Tour and spend the day seeing and experiencing the Lake District. Bookable via the Hotel with pick-ups at Cedar Manor on a daily basis.