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Elton's Escape

Pony Meadow 3, White Cross Bay near Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1156214)

Lakelovers rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Single-storey
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 2 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, and separate WC
  • Dining room Open-plan living space with kitchen and sitting area
  • Gas central heating
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed decking with furniture
  • One well behaved pet accepted but please keep them off the furniture and beds
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile, pub 1.1 miles, Lake Windermere 2 miles
  • Note: Steps up to decking

The property

Elton's Escape is a charming caravan nestled on a holiday park within the stunning Troutbeck Bridge, Windermere. Close to a serene lake, this open-plan retreat offers off-road parking for two cars, making it an ideal escape for guests seeking a peaceful getaway in the heart of a National Park. Upon entering this single-storey abode, you will be greeted by a spacious open-plan area, thoughtfully designed to cater to all your needs. The kitchen is fully-equipped with all the essentials, ready for you to prepare delicious meals to be enjoyed at the dining table, which comfortably seats six. After dinner, retire to the sitting room, where a Smart TV awaits for an inviting movie night in. The property boasts three well-presented bedrooms, a double and two twins, all offering a tranquil space to rest after a day of exploration. The bathroom is fitted with a bath and a separate shower, providing a choice of how to prepare for the day ahead. A separate WC adds an extra touch of convenience to your stay. Step outside onto the enclosed decking, where you can enjoy your morning coffee or an evening drink, surrounded by the tranquillity of the holiday park. The outdoor furniture provides a perfect spot for alfresco dining or simply soaking up the sun. Troutbeck Bridge offers a selection of pubs, eateries, and a convenience store for all of your holiday essentials. Your Lake District adventure could kick off with the National Trust-managed Wray Castle, an impressive neo-gothic edifice on the shores of Lake Windermere. From there, visit the esteemed Brockhole on Windermere, an adventure park that offers activities that are fun for all ages – whether it's tree climbing, archery or hiring a boat. Visit the ethereal beauty of Stock Ghyll Force, a mesmerising 70-foot waterfall, just a short walk from Ambleside, or get your adrenaline pumping at Zip World Windermere, which boasts high-speed zip lines that promise spectacular views across the national park. For a more serene experience, wander the verdant landscapes of Holehird Gardens or step back in time at Ambleside Roman Fort, a historic site displaying the remains of a Roman compound. When hunger calls, head to The Lamplighter Dining Rooms to sample sumptuous local cuisine in a charming, traditional setting. Windermere offers watersports and boat tours, whilst there are many stunning walks including The Old Man of Coniston and Scafell Pike. As your Lake District getaway draws to a close at Elton's escape, you'll be plotting your return to this magnificent region of natural beauty.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location


Ambleside 5 miles; Kendal 8.7 miles.

The small village of Troutbeck Bridge lies between the famous towns of Windermere and Ambleside, close to the renowned Kirkstone Pass, within the Lake District National Park. Made up of a scattering of Lakeland cottages, this quiet village offers a thriving and very popular local pub, serving real ales and fine food. The bustling towns of Windermere and Ambleside are close by, providing a range of amenities including shops, pubs and cafes. Lake Windermere boasts a range of lakeside activities, including trips to the famous Aquarium and the renowned Grizedale Forest Park, whilst children will enjoy the World of Beatrix Potter in nearby Bowness, where technology brings her characters to life. With destinations such as Coniston Water, Kendal, Keswick and the Lakeland Mountains all within easy reach, Troutbeck Bridge is an ideal location for exploring all that the region has to offer.

There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £350 on this lodge.

Please note that the charging of electric vehicles is not permitted at this lodge.
The nearest charging point can be found at Booths Supermarket in Windermere.

Subject to White Cross Bay Holiday Park rules:
Commercial vehicles, caravans or camper vans cannot be parked on the site.
Hen or stag parties are not permitted.
Dogs must not be left alone in the lodges at any point during your stay.

Complimentary WiFi is provided by the park and subject to fair usage guidelines, Quality and reliability of connection will vary based on the number of people using it, prevailing weather conditions and therefore may be limited or slower than you are used to, WiFi is for personal use only and is not intended for high data usage, gaming and/or use for business purposes, This is only suitable for page browsing and sending emails, Bookings cannot be accepted if they are solely reliant on the provision of uninterrupted and unlimited Wi-Fi, We are not held responsible or liable for the WiFi on the park. If you encounter any issues with the WiFi, please contact White Cross Bay reception.

Park Rules and Operations – White Cross Bay

White Cross Bay has its own onsite facilities. You will need to purchase a complex pass from reception which includes the use of the pool, entertainment and access to bar and restaurant. The prices are subject to change by park management.

All holiday parks are owned and managed by a separate company to ourselves. Lake District Lodge Holidays has no association with the owners of these parks or responsibility for the provision of services they offer. At certain times of year, there maybe a reduction in those services, which is outside of our control.

Commercial vehicles, caravans, camper vans, Hen or Stag parties are not permitted onsite. Dogs must be kept on leads at all times and are not be left alone in the lodges at any point during your stay.

You will be staying on an operational holiday park, which means work may be undertaken from time to time by the park owners during your stay. Although Lake District Lodge Holidays will always try to inform guests in advance if something may impact on a stay and if we have prior knowledge. We cannot be held responsible or accept any liability for park operations of which are outside of our control and which we have no knowledge of.

Any issues relating to a stay at a privately owned lodge should be reported back through Lake District Lodge Holidays as the park are not responsible for managing the lodge or booking for private sublet guests during their stay.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • Christmas