Southview Guest House

27 Cross Street, Windermere, LA23 1AE
Southview Guest House Outside

Nestled in the centre of Windermere yet tucked away in a cul-de-sac away from the traffic, Southview is a delightful bed and breakfast style accommodation with the added benefit of a private indoor pool for the exclusive use of guests. Southview’s fabulous location means that you are within a couple of minutes walking distance from Windermere town’s fantastic array of independent shops and restaurants, and the train station is a three-minute walk away.

The B&B is 2.5 miles from the pier at Bowness-On-Windermere where you can hop aboard a Lakes Cruise. Other attractions within a 20-minute drive include Wray Castle, Brockhole, Dove Cottage, and Rydal Mount. It is worth noting that this guest house does not accommodate children under the age of six.

Hotel Amenities

  • Bar
  • Beer Garden
  • Parking
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wifi


Southview Guest House has 10 bedrooms in total, with one single room, one twin room, and the remainder double or king size rooms. Each room has been tastefully and elegantly styled in a manner that evokes English country living. Rooms are well appointed with en-suite bathroom facilities, complimentary toiletries (with more available to buy from reception), flat screen televisions with digital channels, free Wi-Fi, a hospitality tray that includes biscuits and hot chocolate, and a radio alarm clock.

Superior rooms are larger with king size beds and enhanced bathroom facilities with either body-jet showers or whirlpool baths. The four poster room is the largest room in Southview and includes a comfortable sofa with TV and DVD player for cosy nights in.

Southview Guest House Room Accommodation

Restaurants & Bars

Breakfast is served each morning in the naturally lit dining room for all guests. A cold buffet is available with fruit juices, cereals, porridge, nuts, preserves, yogurts, fresh fruit, and fruit compotes. Cooked breakfasts are prepared to order with Cumbrian sausage and bacon available, as well as a choice of eggs. Vegetarian, vegan, lactose and gluten free options are available. In addition, if you prefer something a bit different, fish options include smoked haddock, smoked kippers, or smoked salmon all served with eggs.

There are also daily specials. If you wish to dine in room, a continental style breakfast can be delivered to you. Southview has a small honesty bar with comfortable seating and a television. There is no restaurant at Southview, but the guesthouse is within easy walking distance of a plethora of pubs, cafés, and restaurants in Windermere town centre

Additional Facilities & Services

Southview has its own private swimming pool that is exclusively available for the use of hotel guests. The heated indoor pool is adjacent to the outdoor patio and in warmer weather the doors are opened enabling guests to stroll between the two. The pool is 8 metres by 4 metres and is heated to 28-29 degrees. Secure cycle storage and outdoor clothing drying facilities are available. The car park at Southview is quite small and during peak periods you may need to double park and leave your keys with reception who will move your car for you as required.

Southview Guest House Pool


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