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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....

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!

Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Fabulous stay at Fair Rigg guest house in Bowness! Great location and wonderful hosts Christine & Richard who made us so welcome. The guest house is spotlessly clean and very well kept. We stayed in room 5 which was lovely with great views and a very comfortable bed! The breakfast was fantastic which kept us going all day! Thoroughly recommend...

Thank LizHornby1234
Rickshaw60, Owner at Fair Rigg Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Liz and thank you so much for this great review, it was lovely to meet you both and we're particularly pleased that you found the bed comfortable as we did have one review (but only one) for the same room which said it was uncomfortable! We really look forward to seeing you back here again soon!

Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely stay at the Fair Rigg. Richard & Christine were friendly & very welcoming. The room was comfortable & clean. Breakfast was lovely. It's around 15-20 minutes walk into bowness & very hilly, but if you don't want to walk taxis are very reasonable. Car parking in bowness is very difficult. Would highly recommend this guest house

Thank Kathryn L
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Fair Rigg is around a 10-15 minute walk into the centre of Bowness, doesn't feel long at all and is a lovely walk! Our room (room 2) was absolutely beautiful and the detail in the furnishings really made it. The room was spotless and the bed was really comfy! Especially loved the detail in the mints, bottle of water, mini...

Thank SarahJHVP
Rickshaw60, Owner at Fair Rigg Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Sarah and thanks for this great review, it was lovely to meet you both and we're so glad you enjoyed staying with us, I have been trying to replicate the lock-out without success!!! Look forward to seeing you here again soon and don't forget breakfast is available every day - lol !!

Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We recently visited the Lake District and found this wonderful guest house. The location is ideal as it's far enough away from the hustle and bustle of Bowness and Windemere but within easy walking distance, leaving the car on Fair Riggs own car park. The room was spotlessly clean and of a generous size with fantastic views and many period...

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

Thanks for this fantastic review, it was lovely to have you both stay with us and we very much look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Many thanks!

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Found this bed and breakfast comfortable and the current owners friendly and helpful. The room, which is room 1 on the website was clean, towels nice with excellent hot water and quiet. We enjoyed being able to open the windows, get fresh air and enjoy the views. Parking was convenient as was wifi, and its location just out of town...

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Rickshaw60, Owner at Fair Rigg Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for this review, we're really glad that you enjoyed our fabulous location, clean and comfortable rooms, hot water and views. With regards to the bed size, the bed in Room 1 is a UK King Size bed, I suspect that different countries have different definitions which may be the cause of the confusion here. As you say it...

Mountain View, California
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Christine and Richard are friendly, helpful, and cheerful, providing a squeaky clean house with beautiful furnishings. Our 3rd floor view was of a cow pasture and parts of Lake Windermere -- just beautiful. The breakfast room felt like a fancy English Tea Room, and Christine's cooking was fabulous, even including vegetarian sausage. On request, our hosts provided a heating pad,...

Thank yorkshiredales2016
Rickshaw60, Owner at Fair Rigg Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for this fabulous review, we do always try to help our guests enjoy their stay here and so it is very rewarding when we get reviews like this that show we are doing something right. It was great to meet you both and I hope that your back is better now!

Yokohama, Japan
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Recently, my daughter and I visited the Lake District from Japan. Everything was perfect !!! Christine and Richard are the perfect host. We could experience the best English hospitality. The room we stayed in was clean and so comfortable that we could soon be rid of our jet lag. The breakfast they served us, dispelled all notions of the rumors...

1Thank Autumnswallow
Rickshaw60, Owner at Fair Rigg Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this great review, it was lovely to meet you and your daughter, I'm pleased that we were able to dispel some of the myths about English food too! We firmly believe in using high quality ingredients, sourced as locally as possible, this ensures the freshness of the produce and also contributes to the local economy.

Reviewed 4 August 2016

We visited Fair Rigg in June for our now 3rd stay. We would not go anywhere else here as everything is just great. Great room on 1st floor with views to the lake and hills. A loo with a view too..The owners were wonderful people. Love everything about Fair Rigg.

1Thank mr-harris
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We loved staying here. The location is so convenient that you never have to drive far to visit the highlights in the Lake District and driving to the ferry in Hull is approx. 3 hours, which is fine. We loved the ensuite room, with view over the lake in which you feel at home and is very clean. The owners...

Thank Simone B

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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: ₹ 7,039 - ₹ 8,934 (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.”
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“Room 2 has a view of Lake Windermere from the bathroom”
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“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”
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