We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Old Court House

4.0 of 5
Hotel website
Lake Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3AP, England
Special Rate
£80 (GBP)
Book on
TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
1 room 1 guest
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Professional photos
The Old Court House
View Map
Add Photo Write a Review

66 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this property
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    37
    21
    6
    1
    1
See reviews for
1
50
1
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (12)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (66)
  • Mar-May only
    (16)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (20)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (16)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (14)
All months
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The property is situated towards the outskirts of Bowness but nothing there is really much more than a 10 minute walk away. It is a little bit of a hike uphill though from the centre of the town if you were to have mobility difficulties. Our room was above average in size and although there was only a shower in... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Alison jane J, Manager at The Old Court House, responded to this review

Thank you for your good review we're sorry about any outside noise but unfortunately this is unavoidable in a busy small town such as Bowness especially in the peak season. We're very happy that you say you will return & hopefully we will meet again soon. Regards Alison & Sue (manager) More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great stay here. Our room and bathroom were really clean, and the staff were friendly and helpful. The complimentary breakfast was delicious and filling. The hotel is very conveniently located next to restaurants, grocery shops, and even a cinema. WiFi signal and speed were excellent as well. Would definitely recommend this place to anyone looking to visit the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Alison jane J, Manager at The Old Court House, responded to this review

Thank you Dominic for your fabulous review it really is appreciated. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us & hope we meet again soon. Regards Alison & Sue (manager) More 

St Helens, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
134 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ideally situated as everything you need is within walking distance ie the lake, restaurants, cafes, shops, pubs. Sue & Alison are very welcoming and helpful. The breakfast is great; help yourself to juice, cereals, fruit salad, yoghurts etc then cooked breakfast of full English or several other variations with special diets catered for too. Can park at guest house (room... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Alison jane J, Manager at The Old Court House, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review we're really happy that you enjoyed your stay with us & hope we see you again in the near future. Regards Alison & Sue (manager) More 

Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Had a wonderful stay at the Old Court House, met at the door by the lovely Sue who showed us our room. The bed was that comfortable my wife wanted to bring it away at the end of our stay, it's not we don't have a comfortable bed ourselves but it was so good. The breakfasts we had were great... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
suelowthian974, Manager at The Old Court House, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review it was lovely to meet you both & we're so happy you enjoyed your stay & your birthday.. Hopefully we'll meet again in the not too distant future. Regards Alison & Sue (manager) More 

Keighley, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

booked for four nights .the room was lovely. Each room named after different areas of the old courthouse (we had the judges chambers) overlooking the main road Very clean room and very comfy bed. Sue and the team are really friendly and nothing is too much trouble for them The breakfasts are excellent .lovely full English and made to feel... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
suelowthian974, Manager at The Old Court House, responded to this review

Than* you so much for your wonderful review it is much appreciated :-) Regards Alison & Sue (manager) More 

milton keynes
Level Contributor
67 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Right from arriving Sue was the hostess with the mostess. Rooms were airy and comfortable, beds were good, very very clean, and the breakfast was wonderful. Great location in a lovely old building. Thanks Sue and team had a great stay.

Was this review helpful? Yes
suelowthian974, Manager at The Old Court House, responded to this review

Than you for your wonderful review, excuse the spelling my computer's faulty. It was lovely to meet you & we really hope you'll come bac soon. Than s again. Alison & Sue (manager) More 

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
47 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We booked the night before we arrived online via booking.com. - When we arrived, we were advised to book direct, as its cheaper - I remembered this, as I have booked to return in August 2015. The lady was lovely, very helpful. Wanted to give us advice on where to eat etc, but we are well weathered in the local... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
suelowthian974, Manager at The Old Court House, responded to this review

Thans for your good review Joanne, really glad you enjoyed your stay with us & we're loo ing forward to seeing you again in August. Regards Alison & Sue (manager) More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

We visited this bed and breakfast establishment for a well needed break. The rooms are well presented with en suite, hairdryer, kettle and even shower gel! It is situated in a good position on the main road, a short walk from the lake, cinema, restaurants and had parking available. The breakfast was lovely and the staff were too We thoroughly... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
suelowthian974, Manager at The Old Court House, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review, we're really happy that you enjoyed your stay & we hope to see you back again soon. Alison & Sue (manager) More 

Watford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We had two fantastic nights at the Old Courthouse, the room was lovely and clean and the bed very comfortable, the breakfast was excellent . Sue was great and gave loads of information on places to eat and drink. Would definitely stay again.

Was this review helpful? Yes
suelowthian974, Manager at The Old Court House, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay & we do hope to see you back again in the near future. Regards Alison & Sue (manager) More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We booked an overnight stay on Sunday 24th May to finish our weekend away at the lakes and it didn`t disappoint :) the welcome from Sue was lovely and helpful. Check in was swift and we was very happy with our room, it had everything we needed, and was able to check in early so we could make most of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
suelowthian974, Manager at The Old Court House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review, it was lovely to see you again & we do hope you'll be back in the near future. Regards Sue More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

11 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (5)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Other (2)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (6)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (3)
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Bowness-on-Windermere hotels
0.3 mi away
Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa
Macdonald Old England Hotel & Sp...
#9 of 13 in Bowness-on-Windermere
4.0 of 5 stars 1,763 reviews
1.0 mi away
Linthwaite House Hotel
Linthwaite House Hotel
#2 of 13 in Bowness-on-Windermere
4.5 of 5 stars 1,194 reviews
0.1 mi away
Elim House
Elim House
#42 of 54 in Bowness-on-Windermere
4.5 of 5 stars 150 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.1 mi away
The Westbourne
The Westbourne
#12 of 54 in Bowness-on-Windermere
5.0 of 5 stars 244 reviews
0.0 mi away
Latimer House
Latimer House
#24 of 54 in Bowness-on-Windermere
4.5 of 5 stars 65 reviews
0.3 mi away
Fairfield Garden Guest House
Fairfield Garden Guest House
#23 of 54 in Bowness-on-Windermere
4.5 of 5 stars 264 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay