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Fair Rigg Guest House

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in a quiet part of Bowness about 10 mins walk down hill to the town centre and attractions. Our hosts Richard and Christine were very welcoming and showed us to our room . A lovely , clean and spacey room too, with a beautiful view of parts of the Lake Windermere. The en suite was lovely and clean too....

Richard S, Owner at Fair Rigg Guest House, responded to this review

Hi and thanks for this great review, it was lovely to meet you both and we are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, hopefully we will see you back here again soon! As you say we do not take children under 14 so no issues of their noises or food being thrown around the breakfast room!! Kind...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for a long weekend and really enjoyed our stay. Rooms were well furnished and clean. There was also a nice view of the lake in the distance. The owners were helpful and friendly. Breakfast very good with many options and the homemade granola was scrumptious. The breakfast room was also very well presented. Conveniently located in Windermere...

Thank suncitymagic
Richard S, Owner at Fair Rigg Guest House, responded to this review

Hello and thank you so much for this great review, we do try very hard to make sure everyone has a great experience here and we are so pleased that we succeeded with you. Just a slight technical point, we are not located in Windermere, we are just outside Bowness, otherwise you're spot-on!! Thanks and see you again soon,

Wigan.United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The whole experience at Fair Rigg is excellent. Greeted with a smile on arrival. Room was large, lovely view, immaculate, perfect decor, the carpet was so soft and thick. Everything was provided ( I am never sure what to take). Towels, flannels, soap, hair and bath products. Cotton wool, make up pads, cotton buds, shoe mitt, vanity set, sewing kit,...

Thank The-gardener
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We have recently enjoyed a great 3 night stay at the Fair Rigg. The owners, Christine and Richard are lovely hosts and made us feel very welcome. We stayed in room 1 which was perfect; elegant and stylish, but homely, with some beautiful period features and a great view of the hills over the lake. It was warm and clean...

Thank Tessla
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Arrived late in the dark and Christine met us at the door, she was lovely and very helpful, showing us to our room and giving us local recommendations for the friday night. Room was absolutely gorgeous.. very large, clean, beautiful and you could see lake Windermere from the massive new windows. At this stage it was a 10/10.. Breakfast was...

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Jarrow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2017

My hubby and me have just had a lovely weekend in the Lake district in Bowness on Windemere this very clean, extremely friendly and great value for money b and b helped to make it extra special. The owners are the friendliest people you could ever meet our room was lovely so comfortable and the breakfasts were fantastic with plenty...

Thank Angela S
Richard S, Owner at Fair Rigg Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Angela and thanks for this great review, it was lovely to meet you both, meeting people like you is exactly the reason that we went in running a Guest House. I do just need to correct you slightly (sorry!), there are no steps up to the front door from the car park, there are some from the street, but...

Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Booked our visit in August kept checking reviews and they were right. What a wonderful B & B probably the best we have stayed in. We were greeted by Christine who showed us to our room. We stayed in room 3. The room had every home comfort the decor and furnishings were lovely. The view was priceless. On New Years...

Thank Elaine F
Richard S, Owner at Fair Rigg Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Elaine, Thanks for this great review and sorry for the delay in responding!! We really enjoyed having you stay with us and we're really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, it was great to meet you and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards, Richard & Christine

Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We visited Fair Rigg for two nights after booking it online. We were not at all disappointed. We stayed in a quaint but spacious room with everything you could possibly require. The ensuite was well equiped too. Our breakfast was lovely and they were happy to supply excellent vegan options. Stunning views from the breakfast room. Very friendly hosts with...

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Richard S, Owner at Fair Rigg Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Heather, thank you for this fabulous review, it is so nice when our guests leave reviews, really useful for future guests too. I'm glad that you were happy with the breakfast options, we do try hard to meet our guests requirements. Hopefully we'll see you again soon, it's always worth checking our own website for any special offers that...

Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this little gem of a place for two nights. What a lovely weekend we had! Hosts were so friendly and welcoming, room was immaculate, breakfast was delicious, view from our room was gorgeous, whole house was toasty and warm, I could go on and on but I think you get what I'm saying! Didn't want to come home,...

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Richard S, Owner at Fair Rigg Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Paula and thank you so much for this great review, it is so nice when our guests find time to leave reviews and we are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hopefully we'll see you again soon! Regards, Richard & Christine

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Fair Rigg was lovely in every aspect and exceeded my expectations. The location was excellent , tranquil and peaceful with panoramic stunning views. The guest house was also near enough to Bowness to access the nice shops and good restaurants. Christine and Richard were very welcoming and knowledgeable hosts and nothing was too much trouble in advising me where to...

Thank Joanne B
Richard S, Owner at Fair Rigg Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Joanne and thank you so much for this fantastic review. Christine and I are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that everything was so good for you, we do try to ensure that our guests have a great time here and it is very rewarding when guests write reviews like this confirming that we have succeeded. Thank...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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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 

Additional Information about Fair Rigg Guest House

Address: Fair Rigg Ferry View | Lake District National Park, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3JB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range: $150 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Fair Rigg Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“From speaking with other guests all rooms are spectacular.”
The-gardener, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“This B and B does have a couple of steps upto the front door but they have ground floor rooms”
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“Ask for a room with a view of the lake.”
FulwoodPR2, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 has a view of Lake Windermere from the bathroom”
garyg738, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Quiet location Room 4 has the best view from the bathroom (Gorgeous)!!!”
derwentside, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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