• Cumbria tourism awards
    news We are pleased and proud to announce our restaurant in Bowness on Windermere, Caffe Riva has won the 2015 award for the best new tourism business award.
  • Caffe Riva up for an award
    news We are very pleased to announce that caffe Riva has been nominated by Cumbria tourism for an award at this years June 2015 awards gala Dinner. We will be attending and keeping our fingers crossed ! If your staying at the Howbeck you can get priority booki
  • Café Riva
    news A video tour of The Café Riva
  • Silver Award for Windermere in Bloom
    news A huge thank you to Windermere Town Council for awarding us Silver Award for Windermere in Bloom 2014 in the Hotel, Guest House, Pubs & Inns Category. Here is our Manager Ben and Receptionist Jess with our Certificate.
  • Caffe Riva Now Open
    news Caffe Riva our own caffe bar restaurant is now fully open for breakfast lunch dinner and late bar in busy Bowness on Windermere.
  • Opening of our new restaurant
    news We are pleased to announce that we have this month re opened our restaurant with a brand new seasonal menu and brand new wine list to accompany. This follows installation of our brand new commercial kitchen.
  • Re opening of Greenburn mini suite
    news Following a refurbishment of one of our most popular & largest rooms Greenburn, we have now re opened this min suite, redecorated in sumptuous Aubergines, greens & creams the suite oozes quality. New artwork compliments the decor creating a warm
  • Savings of upto 40% over agents rates
    news We have a number of offers available on all our rooms and suites with late deal savings of upto 40% over the published on line booking agents rates which include their commissions, for the best rates please always book direct with us & we will pass the ag
  • Howbeck retains it AA 5 Stars highly commended
    news We are proud to announce following this years annual inspection the Howbeck has retained its AA 5 gold Star highly commended rating.
  • Howbeck awarded 5 yellow stars
    news Following this year's inspection by the AA hotel inspector we are delighted to have been awarded the highest accolade a guest house can achieve, 5 yellow stars highly commended.
  • New car tour offering
    news We are proud to be able to offer all our guests a new service, gastro driving tours in the Scottish highlands starting on 15th May ( also another date in Sept to be finalised ) and a European tour starting on 20th June, please visit our web site for more
  • Howbeck award 2011
    news We are extremely proud to have been awarded another AA Breakfast award, this time for the Howbeck for the high quality & selection of our offerings at breakfast time, from our famous slow cooked Cumbrian platter to eggs Benedict, local preserves to hot fr
  • AA Breakfast award 2010
    news We are proud to announce that we have been awarded an AA Breakfast award for 2010/11.
  • Rosemere foundation
    news We are thrilled to have been part of the Rosemere Cancer Foundation ' Dancing in the Street' ball which was held on 24th April 2010 which helped raise £40,000 for this important charity
    news Look out for Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon's new series due to start in the Autumn. 'The Trip' sees Steve and Rob playing themselves, travelling around Yorkshire and the Lake District reviewing restaurants. If you look carefully you will see Vicky and
  • Michelin Star restaurant alliance
    news Holbeck Ghyll has partnered with the Howbeck to offer guests Michelin Star lunches and evening meals.
  • New luxury leisure facilites for our guests
    news The Howbeck is pleased to announce that guests can now take advantage of our superb, complimentary leisure facilities.
  • Cumbria in Bloom & Windermere in bloom winners 09
    news The Howbeck was awarded Winner in the Cumbria in Bloom awards.
  • Business Destinations
    news Breathtaking views. Dramatic landscapes. Add to that comfort beyond the norm and style beyond expectation and you have the Howbeck in the heart of the Lake District.
  • The perfect first night or the perfect honeymoon
    news Look no further than the retreat suite at the Howbeck in the lake District.