Location and things to see
Thornbank Guest House is located between Windermere and Bowness on Windermere. There are numerous fabulous restaurants and shops within 10 – 15 minutes walk from Thornbank. The area offers the visitor to the lakes a wealth of attractions from quaint little villages enriched in history to the spectacular beauty the area has to offer. Thornbank is ideally located to see this magnificent scenery.
Coniston, Grasmere and Ambleside are within driving distance and are perfect for shopping, sightseeing, walking and dining.
Nobody comes to the lakes without a cruise around the lake, why not combine it with an open top bus tour to make it a truly remarkable day out.
Alternatively visit the Brockhole with 30 acres to enjoy, including woodland, gardens,zip wire, tree top trek and adventure playgrounds open all year followed by picnic or coffee on the outdoor terrace cafe.
Be amazed by the new changes at the South Lakes Wild Animal Park including aerial walkways and viewpoints. Walk amongst 100 lemurs living wild in the park.
We also offer, for the benefit of our guests, complimentry access to Choices Gym and Health Spa. Situated in Troutbeck, a short drive or bus ride away, Choices offer opportunities to maintain your regular fitness regime with use of the gym and group training activiities or, if you prefer, a relaxing time in the club’s pool and spa facilities – the “choice” is yours !