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May Cottage

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Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EW , England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just returned from another wonderful stay at May Cottage,Len's breakfasts are first rate and Sue is a lovely host who makes sure everyone feels welcome,The room was immaculate and the king sized bed was so,so very comfortable! Already looking forward to our next visit,

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

All 8 guests for the evening arrived at the same time ... imagine. Sue and Len did not flap .. just got on with sorting out. Excellent location; excellent breakfast and excellent advice on restaurants etc. Nothing is too much trouble ... even kept the fizz cool for our celebration drinks. A shared break with a special friend and in... More 

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United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

May Cottage is a lovely B&B, spotlessly clean and very close to the centre of Bowness. Sue is very friendly and helpful and nothing is too much trouble. She is also very knowledgeable about the area and gave us several good ideas. The breakfast was excellent (in our case veggie). We would certainly recommend it and would stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

.. stay at May Cottage, Sue & Len are so helpful and friendly. Fantastic breakfasts, valet parking if needed in the compact parking area, what more do you need. Great location, not in the middle of the village but close enough for a nice stroll to walk off dinner. All the rooms are beautiful, very clean, plenty of sockets for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After finishing the dales way we stayed in the May cottages with our host sue and len. This was without out doubt the highlight of our travels, I can highly recommend this bed and breakfast to anyone in the area. The best breakfast along our travels cheers len.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in the cottage 1st may-3rd 2015 with my wife. Stayed in the loft bedroom which was lovely,with en-suite, lovely comfy bed, tv etc was a lot better than expected was highly impressed. Sue and len was a lovely couple and made us feel very welcome. The place where the cottage is at is ideal, And litterally 2 minutes walk... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

Just back from two lovely days at May Cottage, a must for people to visit. Great hosts Sue and Len Casey. Breakfast supberb, ideally positioned for a great little break. Grasmere one of our favourite places, just sit and relax with a latte and chill. we will be back!

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

May Cottage was perfectly located, only being a short walk to the great restaurants and attractions. Located only a short drive from fabulous walks, and the occupiers (Sue and Len) had a great deal of knowledge regarding local amenities. A warm drink upon arrival and a friendly face really got our break onto the right track. The room was clean... More 

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Egham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Lovely BnB Breakfast cooked by Len was lovely and simple and hosted with loads of banter from Jane Owners were great. Jane offered about 45mins of her time explaining what to do and where to go which helped a lot in planning our days there We forgot toiletries and she went out her way to provide us with some Room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Enjoyed every one of our 5 days in the Lakes District. Stayed at May Cottage in Bowness and even the weather couldn't spoil our fun. Sue and Len were wonderful hosts. Our room had a view of the lake, was always warm and clean and the full English breakfasts were just perfect. It's in a great spot, just a short... More 

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