Lakewinds Lodge, Windermere
Arrival day: Saturday | Sleeps: 4
This detached lodge stands close to the shores of Lake Windermere, enjoying a peaceful setting within the White Cross Bay Leisure Park and Marina. Contemporary in style and superbly presented, the accommodation is all on one level, with parking right outside the door. Lakewinds Lodge provides a comfortable and very convenient base, ideal for a stress-free family holiday. You'll find plenty of space for family dining, a perfect picnic spot on the veranda, and a fabulous list of facilities within White Cross Bay. Indoor pool, endless outdoor activity options from sailing on Lake Windermere to horse-riding, restaurant, bar and children's play area. The park has received numerous awards for its high quality standards, and also its responsibility to the environment.
Accommodation in detail
Lakewinds Lodge provides accommodation on one level, with parking for 1 car right outside. Enter to the open plan living space, with patio doors opening out to the decked and furnished veranda. The kitchen area is modern and well-equipped, with ample space for dining in and a family-sized table. An inner hallway leads to the double bedroom, twin bedroom and shower room.
If you're looking for a property with access to Lake Windermere, a peaceful setting with no need to travel far, or simply a convenient family base, Lakewinds Lodge at White Cross Bay Park and Marina is an ideal choice. Located on the eastern shores of Lake Windermere, the park offers all the delights of a lake shore location without straying too far from facilities and amenities in Windermere Village or Ambleside.
Close by in Windermere village, you'll find that Booths supermarket is a great place to stock up the kitchen, with a high quality range of local produce and all the daily essentials. It's right next to the headquarters of Lakeland Ltd - popular with any cooking fans! Windermere village also has a number of traditional Lakeland pubs, daytime cafes and quirky local shops. There are many Lake District family attractions in Bowness, which is very close to Windermere village and easily accessible by car or on foot. You'll find the World of Beatrix Potter attraction, hire boats on Lake Windermere, and of course the famous 'steamers' . Windermere Lake Cruises depart regularly to Ambleside and Lakeside. Windermere Golf Club is just outside Bowness.
There are plenty of scenic walks in the surrounding area. From Windermere village, an easy ascent of Orrest Head gives simply breathtaking views down over the Lake. The Troutbeck Valley is also only a couple of miles away, where you'll find more scenic walks, excellent country pubs such as the Queen's Head at Troutbeck village, and the start of the Kirkstone Pass dramatic drive to Ullswater.