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Gerrida Lodge

Borwick near Carnforth, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1033848)



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  • 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/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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13 Customer Reviews

  • "Overall the stay was good but the lodge lacked in cleanliness ."

    We had a full dishwasher to empty/re-wash on arrival and it smelt as though the carpets throughout hadn’t been hoovered. There was balloons under the dining room to bake from previous stay and just generally not clean. Other than that it was ok.

    Reviewed by TomOct 2021

  • "The place is awesome it exceeded expectation i will definitely be visiting soon !"

    Reviewed by TemoorSep 2021

  • "The interior of the lodge was dirty, black mold in the ensuite & inside wardrobe and there was an unpleasant smell in the living area !"

    Reviewed by AlisonSep 2021

  • "An enjoyable week, the lodge was very good, and the site was very nice."

    The one criticism of the site would be the lack of bins around the site. Just about every lodge had a dog and there were no bins for wrapped dog mess, it was a bit disgusting to have to carry it and household rubbish to the main bins near reception, especially as my only option was by car, my health doesn’t allow me to walk far carrying things.

    Reviewed by MaureenSep 2021

  • "We came down from Scotland for my mums 50th birthday."

    The lodge was amazing was very clean and tidy and left towels and little treats for the dog

    Reviewed by NatashaAug 2021

  • "The lodge itself had everything we needed and was very spacious and clean."

    The family loved our stay, the hot tub and location to the Lakes. We used the water sports facilities at Pine Lake and we all loved that. The only negative was the on site restaurant. They advertised take away but on the 2 occasions we wanted it, they refused due to being too busy in the restaurant, they should have made an attempt to put signs up to explain as we planned our days around where we would eat and finding our there was no takeaway when the local takeaways were also closed left us with only a late opening shop for choices. Also, the pool was not clean. I would constantly be taking other people’s hair off my hands and goggles, I lasted 20 mins before I had to leave. We would go again as the lodge was the main thing we needed but would plan to not need the on site facilities at all.

    Reviewed by KevinAug 2021

  • "Property was generally in good order."

    However lots of lights not working and areas of the lodge not cleaned. Beds were uncomfortable need replacing. Freezer door was not attached to the outer door making difficult to open

    Reviewed by JonJul 2021

  • "Lodge was good ..."

    Lodge was good Accommodation was nice Disappointed in the smell from Carpets Strong smell of animal urine Had to buy carpet cleaner and fabreze to help with the smell Did ring and report on the first day Besides that everything was good Location Was very close to the main road so had to deal with traffic during the day and night Shame really as the park was very quiet And easy access to everything

    Reviewed by DianeMay 2021

  • "Booked Gerrida Lodge for a surprise for my Dads 50th birthday."

    Absolutely beautiful. The location is great, great neighbours the beautiful weather topped it off. I love the little things that were included for example a basket full of dog treats/blankets, a whole cupboard full of games and Films. The hot tub was perfect after a long day out. Very clean & tidy. Will definitely be back :) x

    Reviewed by ElleApr 2021

  • "Amazing place to holiday, clean, great place to eat, very quiet, and ..."

    Amazing place to holiday, clean, great place to eat, very quiet, and accommodation beautiful, would definitely recommend

    Reviewed by AllanSep 2020

  • "Positives..."

    hot tub reached and maintained a good temperature, extra towels were a nice touch. Well stocked in terms of kitchen equipment, couch and bedding comfy. Negatives. The road noise is relentless even at 4am and should be captured on the listing. This lodge is only separated from the A6 by trees and you cannot open windows on a night because of the traffic noise. This lodge should not be listed as a quiet location. There was a charge of £160 for 6 of us to use the pool for a week which is ridiculous. This should be captured in the listing. Not a massive amount of room to store clothes etc and some of owners own equipment used some of the cupboard space. A washing machine would be useful.

    Reviewed by RussAug 2020

  • "The lodge had everything you could ask for even down to towels for the dog."

    The pictures don’t do the place justice it’s so much bigger than anticipated Had a great few days away

    Reviewed by GrahamAug 2020

  • "Beautiful lodge and was spotless, park was lovely and the hot tub was a bonus"

    Reviewed by AnitaMar 2020

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The property

Carnforth 2.3 miles.

Resting in a quiet corner of the South Lakeland Leisure Village is this charming lodge, Gerrida Lodge, offering stylish and spacious accommodation in Borwick near Carnforth in Lancashire.

Suited to a family of six or a group of friends, this property boasts wonderful features like a hot tub and an open-plan living space.

Here you can relax within the neutral colours and decor, with a large wall-mounted TV providing some evening entertainment, and leather sofas to sink into in front of the stylish electric fire.

Behind this area is the dining table, a grand wooden structure seating eight so there's room for a few extras to join, perfect for hosting a delicious feast upon.

Lastly in this room is the kitchen, a modest space but filled with neatly integrated appliances with all you need to whip up some tasty treats and enjoy an excellent self-catered stay.

While away a warm afternoon on your own decked area where an inviting hot tub is waiting for you to enjoy ultimate relaxation in the warm bubbling water, before you sit out at the outdoor furniture for a spot of alfresco dining in the sun.

The bedrooms lie to the back of the lodge, including a double room with a TV for a late night film in bed, and an en-suite shower room all to yourself, while there is twin room with a TV and a further twin, all with pretty and coordinating bedding and some storage for your belongings.

Completing the interior is the lovely bathroom, with fully tiled walls hosting the bath with a shower over, and featuring a heated towel rail to keep you toasty.

Enjoy some of the parks wonderful facilities, make a reservation at the restaurant for a night off from cooking for all, and in the day why not try out some of the outdoor pursuits like getting out onto the lake for some sailing, or for keen anglers you can delight in a spot of peaceful fishing.

This wonderful location means you are within easy reach of not only the Lake District but the Yorkshire Dales National Park, the Forest of Bowland AONB and the Arnside & Silverdale AONB, so for anyone who loves lacing up those walking boots and discovering new terrain, Gerrida Lodge is a perfect spot to base yourself.

The town of Carnforth lies just a few miles to the south offering somewhere to purchase all the essentials with pubs and shops at hand, while the county and university town of Lancaster is a little further down, where a host of restaurants and bars offer a great spot to enjoy an evening drink.

Just 5 miles from the charming coastal town of Morecambe too, Gerrida Lodge makes for a wonderful destination to enjoy a Lancashire getaway.


  • All-ground-floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with TV, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave, TV with DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Separate hot tub towels are provided
  • Off-road parking next to lodge for 1 car, free parking at reception for more cars
  • Decking with seating and hot tub and lawned area
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop within 2.2 miles, pub within 1.4 miles
  • Note: Although the property rests on one level, access is via several steps
  • Note: The South Lakeland Leisure Village has several on-site facilities including a restaurant with a beer garden, an indoor swimming pool, health and fitness centre, beauty spa, sailing on the lake, fishing, all subject to extra cost from the park
  • Note: Please ensure that muddy boots are removed at the front door, thank you
  • Note: The property can be dressed for a special occasion on request, please advise owner at least two weeks prior to arrival, a small charge will apply
  • Note: this property is suitable for quiet and relaxing family holidays.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £125.

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About the location


Capernwray 2.4 miles; Lake District 20 miles

Located just off the M6 and 20 miles south of the scenic Lake District, Carnforth is the sort of place that everyone has heard of, and many desire to discover this hidden gem. Situated at the north end of Morecambe Bay, north of the historic town of Lancaster, 15 miles from the winding lanes of the Yorkshire Dales and a hop and a skip from the Lake District, it is close to absolutely everywhere! Other local attractions include Greenlands Farm Village for crafts, local produce, a play area, café and a garden centre. The lovely area just north of Carnforth has tidal sands bordering the huge expanse of Morecambe Bay. It offers plenty of pleasant walks and opportunity to see local birds and wildlife in this fabulous area of Lancashire. Don't forget to visit the lovely old market town of Kirkby Lonsdale.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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