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Wigan, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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,... More 

Thank paula o
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More 

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... More 

Holmfirth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter treated me to a long weekend in Bowness on Windermere & fortunately chose to stay at Fair Rigg Guest House! What a great choice! We received a warm welcome & were pleasantly surprised how comfortable & well thought out our room was. Our hosts Richard & Christine were very helpful with advice on where to eat in the... More 

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

Thank you for this outstanding review, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and your lovely comments are great for us to read. We do try to ensure that our guests enjoy their stay with us and it seems that we succeeded, we look forward to seeing you beck here very soon! More 

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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just got back from a 2 night stay at Fair Rigg and would highly recommend. Hosts were excellent, we received a very warm welcome on arrival and during breakfast they were great too. They couldn't do enough to make our stay enjoyable. The room was brilliant, spacious and comfortable with quality bedding. The view of the lake and the fells... More 

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

Hi and thank you so much for this great review, it is lovely when our guests go to the effort of spending time to write about their stay with is. We enjoyed having you both here to stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back here very soon. More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here in October whilst we were in the area. Had found 'Fair Rigg' through Trip Advisor and we fully agree with the comments, it is excellent. Good position overlooking the valley with views across to Lake Windermere. Parking spaces provided, very friendly welcome from Christine; room (Rm2) was very clean and well set out, nice little touches without being... More 

Thank FulwoodPR2
Richard S, Owner at Fair Rigg Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for this great review, it is so nice when our guests take this much time and thought to let others know of their experience with us. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, it was lovely to meet you both and we look forward to seeing you back here again very soon. More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at Fairr Rigg many times over the years but this was our first with Richard & Christine as owners. Nothing much changed as yet, the place is still very clean, breakfast is fantastic, well cooked and ample quantity. As always we enjoyed a good relaxing holiday in the Lakes with Fairr Rigg playing a major part in... More 

Thank Gracudd
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We stayed there for 2 nights in order to visit the Lake District area. The hosts were very gently and smiley. They advised us good walkabout and brought us all the service needed. Rooms are clean, comfortable and the environment really quiet and relaxing. Furthemore, breakfast is truly delicious in this guest house. I recommend it withouth any doubt.

1 Thank Bruno G
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

A beautiful, immaculate, and comfortable accommodation in the Lake District. We stayed for 5 nights and felt right at home. It was quite rainy during our visit, and we were glad to have such a warm, cozy and pleasant stay to return to. The hosts are gracious and caring. Breakfast was delicious, with various options to choose from. While it... More 

1 Thank amir_dud
Hastings, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights as part of a tour of the Lake District. The room was very spacious, comfortable & clean. Plenty of hot water immediatly on tap. Being about a 15 min walk from the lake & town centre it was also very quiet compared to other places more centrally located. The private car parking was also... More 

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

Hi Gary and thanks for this review, it is great that you enjoyed your stay with us and no problem with returning the clothes (they weren't my size anyway!) We do pride ourselves on our breakfasts, everything locally sourced, wherever possible and it is always good when wha we do is appreciated so thank you very much and see you... More 

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41 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Just back from a fantastic two night stay in this Guest House and I can honestly say it was superb, the room was spotless and very comfortable, the hosts Christine and Richard made us very welcome and they are extremely helpful. The choice at breakfast time is outstanding and would definitely recommend the Full English Breakfast which is very filling.... More 

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

Thanks for this outstanding review, we really appreciate it. See you back here soon! More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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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: $135 - $184 (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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“Ask for a room with a view of the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles FulwoodPR2, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 has a view of Lake Windermere from the bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles garyg738, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Quiet location Room 4 has the best view from the bathroom (Gorgeous)!!!”
 of 5 bubbles derwentside, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Any of the 5 rooms would be fabulous!”
 of 5 bubbles LizHornby1234, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The view on the lake of the top room is worth climbing the stairs”
 of 5 bubbles , 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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