A 5 star Coun­try House a short walk from Win­der­mere Village

Win­der­mere, Cumbria 

Orrest Head House sleeps 12 in 5 star lux­u­ry and can be com­bined with Orrest Head Cot­tage to sleep 1718 guests in exclu­sive grounds.

Orrest Head House was one of the first hous­es in the area, well before Win­der­mere vil­lage itself exist­ed. Orrest Head house has been rat­ed 5 star by Vis­it Britain a sta­tus we’re very proud of. The prop­er­ty can be hired with Orrest Head Cot­tage to increase your guest capac­i­ty from 12 to 17 in exclu­sive pri­vate grounds. Orrest Head House and Cot­tage are a short stroll from Win­der­mere vil­lage. The famous Orrest Head walk starts from your doorstep and takes you to the top of Orrest Head where you’ll find the most mag­nif­i­cent view of the ake Dis­trict, a view which Alfred Wain­wright the famous Lake Dis­tict author descibed as chang­ing his life forever”.

Orrest Head House sleeps 12 in 5 bed­rooms all on ensuite, two of the bed­rooms have in bed­room baths- very booutique!

Orrest Head House has its own bar, a love­ly din­ing room with seats for 18, a huge lounge with over-sized Chester­field sofas and a large par­ty kitchen.

Orrest Head house is set in over 2 acres of grounds with Orrest Head Cot­tage, there is park­ing for a fleet of cars.

We wel­come all types of break: Girls’ escapes, hen week­ends, par­ty breaks and 7 night hol­i­days. So why not get a group to geth­er and book an extaor­di­nary break at Orrest Head House.

Spe­cial Features

Own bar,in bed­room bath­rooms, exten­sive pri­vate grounds, Orrest Head walk from your doorstep, list­ed build­ing. Avail­able with Orrest Head Cot­tage to bring total guest capac­i­ty up to 1718.


Ground floor: Pri­vate bar, din­ing room seats 18, lounge with huge Chester­fields seats 16, large kitchen, snug with TV.

Upstairs. Bed­room 1 super king size bed with ensuite bath and show­er room. Bed­room 2 king size with in bed­room bath and ensuite show­er room. Bed­room 3 king size with in bed­room bath and ensuite show­er room. Bed­room 4 with triple with beds that can be pushed togeth­er to cre­ate super kings, ensuite show­er room. Bed­room 5 with triple with beds that can be pushed togeth­er to cre­ate super kings, ensuite show­er room.


Orrrest Head House shares over 2 acres of exclu­sive grounds with Orrest Head Cot­tage. The house has a large patio with out­door fur­ni­ture and bar­be­cue. Guests have direct access to the walk to the top of Orrest Head one of the best short walks in the Lake Dis­trict. There is pri­vate park­ing for a whole fleet of cars.


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Local Area

Orrest Head House is posi­tioned in Win­der­mere at the heart of the Lake Dis­trict the adven­ture cap­i­tal of Eng­land”, where you’ll find too many out­door activ­i­ties to men­tion. You’ll always find some­thing to do in the Lakes. Local­ly Orrest Head house is a short walk from Win­der­mere where you’ll find inde­pen­dent shops, bars cafes and restarants. Booths super­mar­ket is on your doorstep it is famous for local pro­duce and is a great place for your larg­er shop.

Pubs, bars, and restaurants

  • The Eller­ay (0Km)
  • Win­der­mere vil­lage (0Km)


  • Win­der­mere vil­lage (0Km)
  • Booths super­mar­ket (0Km)

Rail­way stations

  • Win­der­mere (0Km)


  • Man­ches­ter Air­port (120Km)

Essen­tial Information

  • Sleeps 12 peo­ple in 5 bed­rooms Bed Linen is provided
  • 1 Bath
  • 4 Showers
  • 20
  • Pets allowed 2 well behaved dogs (more on request).


View availability

Short breaks?

All year round

Changeover day

Fri­days and Mondays

Facil­i­ties and Amenities


  • Fam­i­ly Rooms: 2
  • Dou­ble Rooms: 3
  • Cots: 1


  • WiFi/​Internet

For your entertainment

  • TV
  • iPod dock

Pri­vate bar you stock your­self a place to go wild! Bose Com­pan­ion 3 speak­er st to plug your phone, tablet or lap­top into.

In the kitchen

  • Cook­er
  • Range cook­er
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freez­er
  • Dish­wash­er
  • Wash­ing machine
  • Tum­ble dryer
  • Kitchen table
  • High chair provided


  • Gar­den
  • Gar­den furniture
  • Bar­be­cue
  • Park­ing

Near­by Activities

  • Ten­nis
  • Golf
  • Fish­ing
  • Sail­ing
  • Beach
  • Horse rid­ing
  • Water­sports