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Calgarth Lodge

Troutbeck Bridge, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1019532)

4.2

Good

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Swimming pool
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Sauna
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

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18 Customer Reviews

  • "Caravan was well situated inthe Oark and gad everything we could wish for"

    Reviewed by ElizabethJul 2022

  • "The lodge bedrooms are very cramped with 3 people unsure how 6 people would fit ."

    We utilised the 3rd bedroom to try and relieve the cramping . For 6 I would be looking for another shower . There was a lot of dust in the lodge and the blinds were really dirty. We found previous guests underwear under the bed in one of the small rooms when we were clearing out on day of leaving which was not acceptable . We highlighted this with the cleaners when they arrived . The outside decking area was covered in cob webs which was off putting. My son and I tried to get rid of these as much as we could so we could sit outside . We used the lodge as a base only although tried to eat in the restaurant but a lot of items were not available which was disappointing also . The pool was great fun . Facilities available in the kitchen of the lodge were great and didn’t need a thing .

    Reviewed by JaneJul 2022

  • "Nicely maintained and furnished caravan, with a decent sized TV."

    Bedrooms were a bit of a squeeze with 4 adults staying, but we expected as much given that it is a caravan. 2 toilets made the experience easier! Nice outdoor patio space where you can see the odd rabbit running by! Nice and peaceful area of the park. My only two minor issues were: - Oven has a large gap in the seal, meaning that cooking takes longer - The WiFi is incredibly patchy at best. We mostly used our phones’ own signal (which can also be patchy in the area). Overall, I would definitely recommend a stay here.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback we are glad you enjoyed your stay. We will look into the oven issue immediately. As for Wifi there is a QR code in the book for you to log in to our own personal account that we pay for. So far we have had positive feedback for this so we will see if there was an issue while you were there. Property Owner

    Reviewed by JayneJun 2022

  • "Superb place."

    Very clean and tidy. All you need for holidays.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback. We hope you will stay with us again in the near future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by MateuszJun 2022

  • "A beautifully kept caravan in a really lovely location on the park."

    Lots of homely little extras that you wouldn't get in a park-owned caravan and the smart tv/WiFi was a big bonus for our children! The park itself is really nice, very clean and tidy everywhere. The swimming pool was lovely and warm too!

    Thank you for you lovely feedback we hope you will book again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by DawnApr 2022

  • "Thanks for a great stay at Calgarth Lodge - the location was amazing and the accommodation was brilliant."

    One thing that let the property down was the standard of the kitchen with the lack of frying pan and other utensils. Other than this we could not fault our holiday and would definitely book up Calgarth lodge for a future holiday.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback we are glad you enjoyed your stay. We have taken previous comments on board regards pans etc. and are in the process of improving that area. It was fully equipped when we purchased the property so maybe some have been misplaced. Property Owner

    Reviewed by StephenApr 2022

  • "We loved our stay at 18 Calgarth Park."

    Wish it had been longer! It was very clean and perfect for our needs. 2 adults and a boy/girl aged 16/14 . We’ve seen other reviews and yes the master bedroom is small and tight to get around but it’s a bedroom… for sleeping!! We all coped fine. Lounge was lovely too. I would politely recommend a small frying pan be provided and maybe a bedside lamp or 2 but they’re minor details. Would we stay again?….YES we we’d love to!! How would we rate our stay?…9:5 out of 10! And the booking system was so simple and effective. Cheers Ian & Co

    Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. We are glad you liked your stay with us.As for the items you have mentioned we will make sure we have them for our other guests. Property Owner

    Reviewed by IanApr 2022

  • "We booked this lodge as it stated that No Pets allowed due to the fact my little boy is allergic, as soon as we walked in the smell of dogs was very over powering, even the cushions on the setee smelt of dogs."

    My little boy spent the 3 days sneezing and sore eyes. We were disappointed that there was no washing up liquid or sponge to wash dishes i would have thought these would already be in there. The site is very good in a brilliant location to explore the lake district.

    Thank you for your feedback. Apologies for the lack of dish washing equipment it is usually available under the sink. As for the smell of dog. We do not own dogs ourselves and have never allowed pets of any kind as we are the same regards the smell. It is something we will look into very seriously if anyone has tried to sneak pets in when not allowed. We will converse with Sykes. Property Owner

    Reviewed by HayleyFeb 2022

  • "Absolutely beautiful place and the lodge was wonderful would definitely recommend."

    Thank you for your wonderful comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AdelleNov 2021

  • "Just returned from an amazing stay in Calgary’s Lodge at White Cross Bay."

    We have stayed at White Cross Bay before and we love it, the facilities are great and the location and setting on the lake is beautiful. Calgarth Lodge was great…lots of personal touches to make it feel homely, very clean and lovely big decking area which was perfect for our children. We hope to return again next year!

    Thank you for your wonderful comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by CarolineAug 2021

  • "Yes, the cleanliness of the caravan, we had to wash most of the the cutlery and crockery, including the kettle which was dirty on the inside."

    The hairdryer doesn't work, didn't work when tried, the dvd player didn't work ( which was something we had intended to use with two young children. The WIFI was rubbish!!!!! The shade provided wasn't efficient in the weather, obviously you can't control the weather but a bigger shade would be beneficial. It's a shame for these things as really enjoyed the holiday, if you rectify these brilliant!

    Thank you for your review, the wifi had been addressed and there is a QR code and password in the property information book that will log you onto our personal wifi and not the sites, so you may have been using this if it was poor. Property Owner

    Reviewed by BeverlyJul 2021

  • "Restaurant looks dated."

    It is a real shame that there is in no access to water for swimmers or children. It is also not possible to use or rent kayak/paddle board in the park which is a real shame too as park has direct access to watering a jetty. Our table bed was rock-hard, impossible to sleep on for a week.

    Reviewed by IlonaJul 2021

  • "It's advertised as a lodge but its actually a caravan so this needs to be changed in the description."

    It's beautifully decorated, they've kept it really nice and it was very clean. It's in a beautiful location on park. There was only 2 downsides to the accommodation and that was the size and the wifi. It's the smallest caravan we had ever stayed in, I think it's okay for 2 people, but not a family. The rooms were so tiny you could barely walk around the bed, we used the spare rooms for our luggage. I had to get dressed in the hall way as there was no room in the bedroom. There is no internet at all, sometimes you get some slight signal if you sit on the sofa in the very corner of the lodge momentarily. There was a Vodafone internet box in there caravan but there was no passocde etc, so I think this belongs to the owners. I think some wifi in the accommodation would have been beneficial for the price it's being charged out at. We only needed wifi as my husband was waiting back on a job offer and we needed to keep up to date with his emails! Beautiful park anyway, lovely surroundings, its good accommodation for 2 people if you don't mind not having much space, not good for a family of 4 or bigger, theirs no room to fit anything or room to move!

    Thank you for your review, the information for the wifi QR code and password is found in the property information folder. We do hope that you enjoyed staying with us. Property Owner

    Reviewed by EmmaJul 2021

  • "Our first time in a lodge and we really enjoyed it - our stay was lovely and comfortable, the lodge itself exceeded our expectations and the key pick up and drop off process was painless."

    The holiday park in Troutbeck Bridge was in a perfect position for where we like to roam, and we will definitely book again at that location. The only hitch was that on one occasion we could not use the restaurant on site because they had to close the restaurant for food servings because of staff having to isolate, but that is not an issue, it is just one of those things in the current climate. Hopefully all this covid stuff will be behind us soon. Thanks for a really enjoyable break. Will be back soon.

    Thank you for your wonderful comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by RichardJun 2021

  • "Only small niggle was there was no can opener."

    An inconvenience but not a problem, we borrowed one from reception. Everything else was great. It was a lovely campsite and Calgarth Lodge was great accommodation. Was exactly as in the listing, spotlessly clean. Would definitely return.

    Thank you for your wonderful comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. The can opener has been resolved apologies, it may have been taken or misplaced by other guests but we now keep a spare in the locked cupboard. Property Owner

    Reviewed by KateMay 2021

  • "Beautiful accommodation set in a holiday park with good facilities and great staff."

    Thank you for your wonderful comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by DebbieSep 2020

  • "Calgarth Lodge was listed as having WiFi."

    no WiFi in the lodge (apparently it is park WiFi that doesn't even reach the lodge or large smart TV), reported to Sykes, was told I'd get a call back, had to call 2 days later, was told I'd get a call back, had to chase 3 days later, discussed complaint and was told I'd get a call over the weekend, had to call back on Sunday at 4pm. the park is lovely and the lodge was beautiful and a great price, but don't advertise something you cannot provide, especially as people rely so much on WiFi these days.

    Reviewed by SteffanieSep 2020

  • "The lodge we stayed at was quite nice, the beds seemed a bit thin at first but we managed to use them fine and I didn't have any discomfort."

    The resort itself seemed very family friendly, even though I just went with my friends, and I enjoyed the music and entertainment. My only regret about the holiday is I wish I'd stayed for a week and not just a weekend as I couldn't do everything I wanted to.

    Thank you for your wonderful comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AaronMar 2020

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Summary

  • All-ground-floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 2 x twin
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Electric central heating
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, Smart TV, DVD and Shared WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Decking with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.9 miles, bar and restaurant on-site
  • Note: Guests staying at White Cross Bay can use the swimming pool, gym and sauna at the resort although A local charge will apply per lodge per stay, This covers all people staying and is valid for the duration of the stay,* Subject to any restrictions applied by the park owners. Please Note: There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £100 on this property

The property

Resting in an idyllic position on the White Cross Bay Holiday Park, encompassed by the beauty of the Lake District National Park, sits this inviting, all-ground-floor dwelling; Calgarth Lodge.

Perfectly suited to families looking for a waterside retreat, this lodge makes a wonderful escape at any time of year.

Enter into the open-plan living space and sit together on the spacious sofa, with the Smart TV providing hours of entertainment when you're not out exploring.

Also in this wonderfully sociable space is the kitchen, with neutral hues offering a contemporary style to the area, here you can find all the modern appliances needed to prepare a home-made meal, with a spacious dining table accompanying making a lovely spot to celebrate and enjoy your dining experiences together.

At the end of each fun-filled day, you can find comfort in one of the three bedrooms, choosing from the master double bedroom and two twins, offering an ideal layout for families, with both a cloakroom and a shower room assisting your morning preparation.

Soak in the sun from your private decking area, before taking a stroll around the local area to find a bar and restaurant, café and a takeaway catering to all your culinary needs, alongside an adventure playground for the little ones and even an amusement arcade providing hours of entertainment.

The local village of Troutbeck Bridge is an extremely tranquil area, with a modest selection of amenities including a local shop for picking up any essentials and a pub, whereas the neighbouring villages of both Ambleside and Windermere host a wider selection, alongside a plethora of scenic walking routes along Lake Windermere where you will be greeted by watersports and wonderfully scenic spots to enjoy a picnic.

Windermere is home to a wide range of beautiful areas, including the Orrest Head viewpoint, Queen Adelaide's Hill and its attractive park and gardens, or venture slightly further afield towards Bowness-on-Windermere to find golfing opportunities, the World of Beatrix Potter Attraction and much more to keep the whole family entertained.

Calgarth Lodge is perfectly positioned for exploring the beauty of the Lake District National Park and beyond with your loved ones.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location

TROUTBECK BRIDGE

Windermere 2 miles; Ambleside 4 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.

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Region Information

Note: Guests staying at White Cross Bay can use the swimming pool, gym and sauna at the resort. A local charge will apply per lodge per stay.This covers all people staying and is valid for the duration of the stay.* Subject to any restrictions applied by the park owners.


Please Note: There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £100 on this property

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas