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Duckling Lodge

South Lakeland Leisure Village, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1035237)

4.3

Good

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Swimming Pool Swimming pool
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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14 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a lovely weekend away at Duckling lodge."

    It was clean and tidy on arrival. Resort was quite but was expected for that time of year (December). Only thing we would of liked, would be a cover over the hot tub for bad weather. Otherwise would definitely recommend this lodge and can’t wait to go back! Our little doggie had a great time to…

    Reviewed by Ellie-maeDec 2021

  • "We had a lovely stay in the lodge and we felt very relaxed, we found a couple of issues but they were sorted after we contact you without a problem."

    Thank you, we will book again with you and we will be recommending you to others.

    Reviewed by ChrisAug 2021

  • "The hot tub sheet said it was checked twice a day, it wasn’t checked at all in the week we were there."

    Was full of bits of leaves and things every day. The lodge was very dirty when we arrived, bits of food on floor, chairs, bed. The patio doors were faulty, and instead of fixing them which wouldn’t be hard to do, they took the time to make a sheet that said please close them together which is lazy. The cutlery supplied was very cheap and flimsy, we struggled to eat with them and ended up using our own out of our picnic bag! Not many plates and pans. The tv had space and a cable for the DVD player but no DVD player? Either bother or don’t? Furniture and items seem dated, lots of walls scuffed with paint! A tin of paint is about a tenner! We enjoyed the beds, VERY comfy. En-suite shower brilliant as was bath in other room. Would be nice if there was some kind of contact number in the lodge or an info folder with things to do? Every other lodge I’ve been to has it. Reception were a bit rude, we asked where to go and got told to take a picture of the map and the key would be in a safe. On site restaurant is ok, but you can never get booked in and they shut at 8:30 in holiday season? Really don’t understand why. We would stay again but the lodge needs updating, cleaning and maybe just a more personal touch, we feel like the bedding was changed before we came but nothing was cleaned or tidied. We still had a nice holiday.

    Reviewed by LukeAug 2021

  • "What great accommodation!"

    Spacious, comfortable, clean, excellent facilities. Good location for easy access up to the Lake District (only 25 minutes to the bottom of Lake Windemere) Loved the hot tub & we weren’t great at figuring it out but quick, friendly & helpful communication with the lovely owners soon rectified this. Highly recommend this as a place to stay.

    Reviewed by CharlesJul 2021

  • "Duckling lodge was everything we could have wanted."

    ...it was exceptionally clean, very comfortable and easy access to the Lakes and other lovely places. We will definitely be going again!

    Reviewed by GailJun 2021

  • "Places was lovely only thing wrong was hot tube not hot enough and beds wasn’t comfy keep giving me back ache"

    Reviewed by DanielJun 2021

  • "Good Morning I’ve already replied to your pre-departure email asking if our stay was to our expectations."

    Bearing in mind the comments made I did expect a response but as yet nothing.

    Reviewed by YvonneJun 2021

  • "My family and I had a wonderful stay here, the lodge has every home comfort."

    It was a great base for hiking and exploring the lakes and having the hot tub to come back to for soaking tired limbs was a real bonus. Thank you.

    Reviewed by KerryMay 2021

  • "Needed a very last minute get away following some sad family news, our little one loved the hot tub, and the park was lovely relaxed and quiet, the cabin was clean, smelt lovely when we went in."

    It was home from home comfort and really helped us recouperate. We were dashing to leave and so I am sorry I put the dishwasher on and left this on the cycle as we were leaving as we left earlier than we anticipated. The hoover wasnt the best at picking up the smaller bits but I gave it a good going over as we were leaving, we will defo stay here again in the near future! Thank you for being our haven. :)

    Reviewed by JennyApr 2021

  • "This is not a lodge as advertised but a static caravan."

    The accommodation was full of cobwebs, spiders, the carpet was stained. The ensuite shower was unusable as the water was scalding hot and unable to be turned to a lower temperature. Also in the ensuite the water in the loo was running constantly which caused a disturbed night sleep. We thought cleanliness would be absolutely second to none in current climate. Washed all cutlery and crockery before using as was marked and dirty

    Thank you for your feedback, All issues within the property have now been addressed, if we were made aware during your stay we would of addressed these for you. I am sorry to hear you don't feel the property is not a lodge many of our guest enjoy the lodge. Property Owner

    Reviewed by NicolaSep 2020

  • "Hot tub didn’t work during the stay, there were no numbers of who to contact to get it sorted."

    I didn’t email the booking company, really disappointing as this was the reason we booked so we could relax

    Reviewed by RachaelSep 2020

  • "The lodge was brilliant very clean and a great hot tub also a nice site with a good pub and restaurant"

    Reviewed by JohnAug 2020

  • "The lodge was comfortable and had everything we needed!"

    Absolutely loved my few nights there and would definitely come again!

    Reviewed by VickiMar 2020

  • "Lovely clean lodge, hot tub an added bonus!"

    Quite a bit further from The Lakes than I had thought... If you’re looking to holiday in Cumbria - check the location more thoroughly than we did!

    Reviewed by YvonneFeb 2020

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The property

Situated within the South Lakeland Leisure Village, resting on the outskirts of the bustling town of Carnforth is this woderful waterside lodge, Duckling Lodge.

This heart-warming retreat is the perfect escape from reality for a family seeking a traditional getaway to an area steeped with natural beauty and in close proximity to the coastline.

Be welcomed into an open-plan living space which has been individually styled with a light decor and large windows offering an abundance of natural light.

Choose to spend your evening relaxing on the soft leather, reclining sofas and while away the hours having a family movie night or catching up with your favourite TV shows whilst the gas fire keeps you nice and toasty.

Behind this is a smartly fitted kitchen with pristine white units and plenty of preparation space for rustling up some delicious meals.

Take your meals to the handy dining table with enough seating for all four guests and toast to a wonderful holiday with a refreshing glass of champagne.

Situated all on the ground floor, the property hosts one double and one twin bedroom, both with a range of furniture for storing your personal belongings.

The master bedroom comes with its own en-suite shower room so you don't have to share the bathroom unless you fancy a long and relaxing soak in the tub.

The property benefits from an enclosed decking area, perfect for those summer evenings outside watching the sunset, or take a dip in the bubbling hot tub for that splash of luxury during your trip.

Once you've spent some time on the decking in the morning watching the sun fully rise, head out to explore the local area; with the site holding a range of facilities including a restaurant and bar, gym, pool, steam room and spa, you have everything you need for a relaxing retreat on your doorstep.

While you're in the area, choose from a small choice of restaurants and pubs at the village of Carnforth for some fine dining.

A short drive will bring you into the bustling city centre of Lancaster which benefits from a wide-range of attractions suitable for all ages and tastes.

You can visit the 12th century Lancaster Castle, Lancaster City Museum housed in a Georgian building, or explore the Lancaster Priory Church for a wealth of history.

Or choose to a take a long walk alongside the Lancaster Canal with your four-legged friend as your companion.

Travel towards Morecambe Golf Club where you can enjoy a friendly game with your family, or spend the afternoon at the beach.

Duckling Lodge is a well-placed property for exploring the very best Lancashire has to offer.

Summary

  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with gas fire
  • Gas heating and gas fire
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Enclosed decking area with furniture and hot tub
  • Facilities on offer on site include an indoor swimming pool, steam room and gym
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.01 miles and pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: Additional charges for use of leisure facilities, please contact the site for details
  • Note: An on-site lake is available for fishing inc. in rent

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About the location

SOUTH LAKELAND LEISURE VILLAGE

Carnforth 2 miles; Kendal 15 miles; Windermere 20 miles.

Set on a 43 acre site, the South Lakeland Leisure Village is situated just a couple of miles from Carnforth on the border of the Southern Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. This beautiful area combines superb countryside and a coast with a rich and fascinating history dating back to the Domesday Book. The ‘village’, which has been given 5 stars by Visit Britain and has been accredited with David Bellamy Gold conservation awards provide top quality accommodation in the form of Scandinavian log cabins built around a large lake in the centre. The main club, a former 17th century farmhouse, is home to the on-site bar and restaurant, The Water’s Edge, and the village provides top quality leisure facilities with an indoor swimming pool, gym, steam room and beauty therapy suite to name but a few. An excellent location, within easy driving distance of pretty villages, coastal resorts and the national parks of the Lakes and the Dales.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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