An Exciting New Development by The Cranleigh Boutique!

14 Aug 2014

Its all hands to the pump at the very popular boutique hotel Bowness property The Cranleigh Boutique.  We have just secured our new and very exciting development that was known as Rose Cottage.  Its one of the oldest properties in Bowness at 350 years and is in a fantastic location, right in the centre of Bowness overlooking the church.  It will be developed by the owner of The Cranleigh into four ... Read More

Stop Press, we've got off to a flying start!

06 Mar 2014

An update on our 5 star hotel in the Lake District (2014 to date).So we fou... Read More

A little time to 'Reflect and Thank You'

16 Dec 2013

As we reflect on the past year, we wanted to say a little thank you. It really has been an incredible past twelve months, seeing fantastic success being gained from the £15,000 Facebook Competition (Launched Nov 2012) through to the Launch of The Ultimate Prize Competition in June. With over 70 winners staying at the hotel over the last twelve months all experiencing the offerings of the rooms and suites (complete luxury), a thre... Read More

The 'Ultimate Prize'

25 Jun 2013

We have launched the ‘Ultimate Prize’ competition for followers on our Facebook page.  We want to increase our Facebook following to 100,000 'likes'. When we get there one lucky winner will receive the ‘Ultimate Prize’ – the opportunity for FREE use of the Cranleigh Boutique in its entirety, for the duration o... Read More

We give more FREE stays than any other hotel in the UK

24 May 2013

We've given FORTY FREE STAYS away so far this year and plan to double that by the end of the year.Have you 'liked' us on Facebook yet?... Read More

Tourism and the Lake District

16 May 2013

Tourism is at the core of our economy here in the Lake District. According to our fantastic National Park attracts more than 15.8 million visitors each year.  Tourism was not always our main source of ‘industry’, mining was historically a major Lakeland industry, mainly from the 16th century to the 19th century.... Read More

What’s happening this May in the Lakes?

06 May 2013

May 11th - Keswick to Barrow WalkA challenging 40 mile sponsored team event to raise money for charity and other good causes. Each team to consist of 6 – 12 12th – The Fred Whitton ChallengesA very demanding 112 mile sportive ride for charity starting and fi... Read More

‘Escape’ in our luxury suite

29 Apr 2013

As you may know we have decided to rename ‘The Hidewaway Suite,’ one of our most luxurious rooms. We asked you for your suggestions, and the prize for selecting the chosen name was a complimentary night in the suite.Than... Read More

Summer Escape Offer

26 Apr 2013

We have launched a 2 Night Summer Escape Package just for you to enjoy, the fabulous offer includes:2 Nights in a Superior Room £259.00 (normally £358.00) 2 Nights in a Luxury Room £299.00 (normally £385.00)A delicious choice from each morning for breakfast from our selection which includes a full English or Continental options (or both!)A bottle of Champagne on ... Read More

Packing for your Lakes break

22 Apr 2013

Deciding on what to wear during your trip to The Lake District can be puzzling. Depending on when you visit and what you plan to do will determine what you pack.Maybe you are like me and you like to pack an outfit for every occasion and weather possibility, or do you like to travel light?Here are some essential tips:COAT: Whenever you come or whatever you do... Read More

Great Britain named 5th top tourist destination in the world ahead of USA

14 Apr 2013

A new report reveals the UK has beaten the States as we are named the fifth top tourist destination in the world.The study by the World Economic Forum (WEF) shows that the UK has risen two places, but is still placed behind Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Spain for travel and tourism competitiveness... Read More

More than 60,000 "likes" for the Cranleigh

10 Apr 2013

Here at the Cranleigh Boutique, we pride ourselves on delivering the very best at all times.  And, giving 110% hasn't gone unnoticed!  We have very happy customers who visit us again and again. The same level of effort has been given to managing our ongoing Facebook campaign and we are well known locally for being particularly successful in this area.Like it or loathe it, Facebook, the 'king' of social media is ... Read More

Afternoon Tea in the Lakes

08 Apr 2013

The Lake District has some of the best places to enjoy a truly traditional afternoon tea. Having afternoon tea can be a real treat, it’s definitely not something we do at home. (... Read More

The Manchester Gazette shout about 'The Hideout'!

05 Apr 2013

The Hideout has launched to incredible applause and we have attracted (as you would expect!) the attention of the local and national press.  The Manchester Gazette featured the launch of the Lake District's first boutique house on their pages and we are scheduled to feature in a number of upcoming local publications, so do keep your eye out for those!  The Concept of the Hideout was to create, quite simply, the very ... Read More

Yum yum yum...

02 Apr 2013

We are so lucky to be located so central to Bowness that we have a fantastic choice of restaurants literally on our door step. There is so much on offer in a very short walking distance. So whether you fancy tasty Thai, yummy Pub grub or Fine Dining we have it all.Prior to your stay please feel free to take a look and make a dinner reservation at one of our wonderful local restaurants, or you can simply drop us an em... Read More

The wait is over. The Hideout has launched!

28 Mar 2013

We are delighted to announce that The Hideout, the Lake District's first boutique house to rent, has launched today!  We are open for business and already, unsurprisingly, bookings are coming in thick and fast.It's not everyday that accommodation as superior as The Hideout is created and we've worked extremely hard to produce a unique, luxurious and unforgettable experience for two, in the heart of the Lake District.... Read More

Your Easter break in The Lakes

25 Mar 2013

If you are lucky enough to be joining us over the Easter Period we are looking forward to welcoming you. I'm sure you can’t wait to come and relax and eat in some of the lovely restaurants Bowness has to offer. If you would like to be a bit more adventuro... Read More

The Countdown is now on for the launch of 'The Hideout'!

21 Mar 2013

With just three weeks to go until the launch of 'The Hideout', we are understandably extremely excited!  As the Lake District's very first boutique house, we are more than confident that the HIdeout is the best place to stay in the UK for couples seeking a romantic break.  Luxurious, indulgent and intimate are the words we would use to best describe our newest addition to the Cranleigh brand and set over three ... Read More

There's so much to do

17 Mar 2013

It’s fair to say that The Lake District is one of the most beautiful corners of the world and The Cranleigh sits in the heart of it on the shores of Lake Windermere, in Bowness on Windermere. Everyone’s idea of a break varies; some of our guests want to relax in their room while others want to take in everything the area has to offe... Read More

Going the Extra Mile - Treat yourself at The Cranleigh Boutique

15 Mar 2013

Here at The Cranleigh Boutique, we like to feel we go that little bit further with our service and accommodation.  In addition to making your stay with us memorable and special, we offer a full range of treats to ensure your experience with us is as perfect as possible.Indulge yourself and your partner with the following.  The cherry on the cake, if you w... Read More

Always book directly

11 Mar 2013

With the rising popularity of online booking agents like and, more and more of us are making bookings through these websites to secure accommodation.There are many disadvantages to using sites such as these.We guarantee that it’s much bett... Read More

The rise of the STAYCATION

08 Mar 2013

Since the sharp decline in the economic climate people have been cutting back on discretionary spending.  One of the first cuts in a household budget has been holidays.  We don’t... Read More

The 'Because I Love You' offer, now available at The Cranleigh Boutique

05 Mar 2013

All the elements of perfection can be found at The Cranleigh Boutique. Just crowned the UK's most romantic destination and the third most romantic in the world by the World's largest travel site, Trip Advisor, we have been inundated with booking requests from those wishing to experience the Lake District's most exciting romantic destination. We are dedicated to making your stay with us a memorable and first class ... Read More

“The Cranleigh Boutique is the UK’s No.1 and World’s No. 3 Most Romantic Destination” says Trip Advisor

14 Feb 2013

As far as awards go, it doesn’t get much bigger than this!  We were thrilled last week to learn that The Cranleigh Boutique has been crowned the UK’s most romantic destination and the third most romantic in the world by the world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor, in the ‘2013 Travellers’ Choice Awards for the Most Romantic Hotels’.  Unlike any other hotel honours, TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards are based on millions of val... Read More
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