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Bowness 66

Troutbeck Bridge, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1012564)



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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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32 Customer Reviews

  • "We enjoyed our stay at this clean, comfortable and well-equipped lodge."

    Our little dog came with us and soon settled in. The lake and dog walk were very close by and we saw deer, various waterfowl and ducklings. The owners had thoughtfully provided games, furniture covers and cleaning products and there was plenty of good quality crockery and cutlery. We were warm and cosy although the weather was variable. The heating was very effective and there was always plenty of hot water. When the sun shone, we sat on the very comfortable outdoor furniture with the patio doors wide open while our dog sunbathed on the securely enclosed decking. The parking space large enough for two cars was also appreciated. We could not use the park WiFi at the lodge during our stay but could access it by the lakeside. This is a lovely lodge and we would definitely use it again.

    Reviewed by ShirleyMay 2022

  • "By far best lodge we have been to on this camp, great location quite private and ..."

    By far best lodge we have been to on this camp, great location quite private and sunny, Marolyn & Nick whom we met whilst there are a couple who love their lodge and we're only a text message away if you needed help with anything, they have supplyed you with every essential you could need for your self catering stay, Modern, spotless, with washing machine, dishwasher, bath and a brill shower in en suite, will definately be booking this lodge again as it was like a home from home, thanks again Marolyn & Nick

    Reviewed by MichelleApr 2022

  • "We had a fabulous stay at bowness66."

    Everything we needed was to hand,couldn't fault accommodation and positioning of the lodgexx

    Reviewed by AlisonApr 2022

  • "A beautiful,comfortable,homely lodge,everything you could want or need is provided,kitted out to a very high standard."

    Very clean,hand wash in the hallway as you enter. Plenty of space,we were a party of five with a dog. 2 parking spaces available. Cannot speak highly enough of this accommodation in a stunning location. Good communication with the owners re check-in and out,key access etc. A lot of love and thought has gone into this lodge to ensure clients have a good stay.Loved it.

    Reviewed by CarolineApr 2022

  • "Lovely lodge, so close to Lake Windermere."

    The lodge is a good size, modern and very clean. The kitchen is well equipped with everything you need. Even the dog bowls were supplied. Wi-Fi almost non existent, although we were aware of this before we booked. No toiletries with the exception of hand wash supplied, so don’t forget to take shampoo, body wash etc. The park was quiet, with a mixture of ages staying in the lodges. The park is well kept and attractive with Troutbeck running through. Staff driving round were friendly and helpful. The park is between Bowness and Ambleside, we walked to both from here. Looking forward to returning in the future.

    Reviewed by AlisonMar 2022

  • "The lodge was beautiful and clean and well equipped."

    We were very comfortable apart from the main bedroom which was very cold in the night.The duvet could have been bigger and thicker for winter.

    Thank you for your feedback and glad you found the lodge clean & well equipped. The duvet is a double size as is the bed, but had you made me aware you were cold you could have used the spare duvet which was in the wardrobe. Its a pity you didnt tell me this when I was in contact with you throughout the week to make sure everything was ok. Property Owner

    Reviewed by MargaretMar 2022

  • "Stunning lodge in beautiful surroundings The lodge had Everything we needed for a young family and was beyond expectations Exceptionally clean and tidy and done up to high standards Highly recommended."

    Would stay again

    Reviewed by NatalieFeb 2022

  • "Wonderful stay at this beautiful lodge, was spotlessly clean and luxurious and really made our Wedding & Christmas perfect!"

    It was really comfortable and cosy and we actually got really good phone signal & data during our stay which we’ve never had before at White Cross Bay. The washing machine was so handy, especially with 2 boys doing muddy activities! We were so sad to leave and would have loved to have stayed longer but will definitely be back to this lodge.

    Reviewed by VikkiDec 2021

  • "The lodge is lovely and cosy, well furnished with everything provided for your stay."

    We enjoyed our stay despite the December weather.

    Reviewed by JaneDec 2021

  • "Bowness 66 is a loverly lodge on the best part of the park."

    Reviewed by StuartSep 2021

  • "We loved the lodge and the park."

    Was a little worried it would be noisy but it was the complete opposite. Beautiful setting. So peaceful and relaxing

    Reviewed by KarenSep 2021

  • "It is a beautiful cabin we stayed in it last year last why we rebooked it."

    its still lovely but it was not as pristine as last year still clean no arguments there but the outside windows at the front where full of marks so we cleaned them the glass coffe table was dusty underneath its hard with glass we know that. the facilities are excellent it just seemed a little tired in the cleaning this year. I would still recommend it as we love the cabin just little things that need a little more attention. everything is so comfy and like being home from home only in a lovely place.

    I am very sorry you were disappointed with the cleaning at the lodge this time. I have, of course, passed your comments about the dusty coffee table on to my cleaner. She would have been happy to return and rectify had we known at the beginning of your stay. The window cleaners call once a month and it's a shame that did not coincide with your visit. It was lovely to welcome you back to our lodge and thank you for bringing this issue to my attention. Property Owner

    Reviewed by LynneAug 2021

  • "We loved our stay at Bowness 66, close to all amenities on site and the lodge was very spacious and had absolutely everything we needed."

    Communication with the owners was also really good, If we needed anything they were happy to help.

    Reviewed by JulieJul 2021

  • "A spotlessly clean lodge with absolutely everything we needed away from home."

    Decor very tasteful and comfortably fitted out. Site very clean and quiet, the lake edge almost Zon the doorstep. Would thoroughly recommend to friends and family.

    Reviewed by TraceyJun 2021

  • "The lodge was excellent and had everything you could need and more."

    Was spotlessly clean too and in an ideal location on the park. The decking got the sun all day and was lovely to sit outside. Communication from owners was excellent and we couldn't fault a thing. Would certainly come back again!

    Reviewed by RichardJun 2021

  • "Lovely place pictures don’t do it justice!"

    , spotlessly clean with everything you need, lots of extra touches. The lake couldn’t be any closer with amazing views. We found the owners so helpful. Will definitely be back!

    Reviewed by KarenMay 2021

  • "Lodge was immaculate, stylish and a proper home from home with every need catered for both inside and out."

    We have stayed at White Cross Bay numerous times using various companies, for cleanliness and standard of accommodation Bowness 66 has been by far the best. Jane

    Reviewed by JaneMay 2021

  • "The lodge was lovely, very modern, spacious, clean and well maintained."

    Everything was provided which is a huge bonus when packing. The balcony is large and has nice furniture and soft furnishings. And the location on the park is perfect. We will definitely be back

    Reviewed by AlisonApr 2021

  • "The lodge was lovely but the cleanliness was disappointing."

    The family bath had a dirty line all around it, the bath panel was very dirty and dusty. Huge cobwebs in the Kitchen area and windowsills were dusty. This never affected are stay and we would stay again but we did find it disappointing. We did make the owners aware of it.

    We are very sorry to hear you had issues with the cleaning and thank you for bringing it to our attention. These comments were passed onto the cleaner immediately and she apologises profusely. As with all bookings we do ensure our guests have email and mobile contact numbers and had we known there was an issue at the beginning of your stay the cleaner would have responded immediately. It was nice to hear it did not affect your enjoyment of the lodge. Property Owner

    Reviewed by CarolApr 2021

  • "Bowness 66 was an amazing lodge in a fantastic location."

    would highly reccomend

    Reviewed by LindisOct 2020

  • "Bowness 66 was an immaculate property."

    It exceeded our expectations and we’d definitely use it again when we return to the Lakes. We were a little sceptical as it was dog friendly but have to say the quality and cleanliness was superb. We had a couple of queries on the 1st day and we emailed the owners who responded within a couple of minutes. Just a pity we couldn’t use the outside facilities as much as we’d like due to the weather. All in all highly recommended and we’d have no issues in going there again a real home from home.

    Reviewed by RichardOct 2020

  • "The log cabin was beautiful every facility was catered for so relaxed and in a ..."

    The log cabin was beautiful every facility was catered for so relaxed and in a great spot near the lake our husky loved it as we did would certainly go back just a shame the weather broke as we had a lot of rain but glad we went and loved it

    Reviewed by LynneAug 2020

  • "The lodge was lovely and was decorated at a high standard."

    The location was spot on couldn't ask for anymore than we've got from this holiday. Booking for next year!!!!

    Reviewed by StefanAug 2020

  • "Everything fantastic , usb socket would be handy on costs about £15, had a ..."

    Everything fantastic , usb socket would be handy on costs about £15, had a great stay would book again thanks to the owner

    Reviewed by PeterMar 2020

  • "We were very impressed with the lodge we stayed in Bowness 66 it was stunning and we would definitely book it again x"

    Reviewed by SheilaFeb 2020

  • "Amazing stay in Bowness 66."

    Easy to book, so easy we have done it again for February. Thanks!

    Reviewed by MatthewDec 2019

  • "Such a brilliant Logde and area of The Lake district to stay in."

    The logde itself is well designed and beautifully decorated. The surrounding areas have some breathtaking scenery of Windermere and Bowness, and if your able to there are hundreds of short and long walks all over the area. For myself a walk around Derwentwater in Keswick offers up some brilliant views whilst being a steady walk.

    Reviewed by MatthewNov 2019

  • "Every thing was perfect including the host ms."

    Marolyn she's a very nice lady. Thanks for everything.

    Reviewed by SaurabhSep 2019

  • "Fantastic lodge could not ask for more highly recommend and will be returning"

    Reviewed by MichaelSep 2019

  • "Home from home."

    Everything we needed was there. Superb location. Highly recommend this Lodge :)

    Reviewed by JackieAug 2019

  • "Location of the lodge within the complex was excellent."

    The facilities within the lodge were also very good, really could not find fault with anything. Would definitely recommend this lodge and complex. The staff on the complex were very helpful and friendly.

    Reviewed by PatriciaAug 2019

  • "Very easy to book with Sykes Holidays, professional customer service assistant when booking on the phone quick and easy."

    Beautiful lodge just like the images, very clean and all furnished modern and everything we needed for our holiday. On site facilities were great. good club house with great entertainment and delicious meals, which catered for a nut allergy very professionally. All the staff were fun and friendly making our holiday even more enjoyable. Location was just as described easy access to all lake district areas. Will definitely be booking again for our next family holiday

    Reviewed by JanetAug 2019

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double bedroom with an en-suite shower room with a walk-in-shower, WC, hand basin, and 1 x twin room
  • Bathroom with a bath with shower over, WC, hand basin and towel rail
  • Open-plan kitchen/dining/sitting room with an electric fire
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Gas oven and grill, gas hobs, microwave, dishwasher, integrated washer/dryer, fridge/freezer, Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power is included in the rent
  • Fresh bed linen and towels are included in the rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Off road parking for two cars
  • Private decking area with outdoor seating
  • Two well behaved dogs welcome (must not be left unattended in the lodge)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • On-site shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Shared on-site laundry facilities
  • Shared use of leisure facilities, including indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi, play park and multi-use games area
  • Note: Although all ground floor, the property is accessed via 4 steps and there is no ramp access
  • WiFi available on-site
  • Note: Due to the site's rural location, mobile phone coverage and WiFi signal can be intermittent
  • Note: At check-in guests will be provided with a barrier pass number to use in the barrier key pad providing vehicular access to the park
  • Note: Guests wishing to use the on-site leisure facilities will need to purchase a leisure pass from reception
  • Please note the 5th bed is a sofa bed
  • Charging of electric cars is not permitted due to the holiday park infrastructure.

The property

Ideal for families seeking a thrilling getaway to the Lake District, Bowness 66 is a superb lodge tucked away on the White Cross Bay Holiday Park in the village of Troutbeck Bridge, near to the town of Windermere.

Stepping up onto the decking area, you'll find attractive outdoor seating for four where you can sit and enjoy a refreshing beverage or dine alfresco on those warmer evenings with loved ones.

Enter through one of the two patio doors and you'll be invited into an impressively stylish open-plan kitchen/dining/sitting room area, with sleek dining seating for five, a stylish, well-appointed kitchen and a breakfast bar for two for a quick bite to eat for when you're on the go.

Unwind with family in the relaxing sitting area, complete with excellent contemporary decor, including a feature wall-mounted clock, a sofa with double sofa bed, a wall-mounted Smart TV, and a contemporary-style electric fire to cosy up to.

When the night draws to a close, follow down the hallway to find a well-decorated twin bedroom with built-in wardrobe storage, and one elegant double bedroom with an en-suite shower room with a walk-in-shower, WC, and hand basin, as well as a built-in wardrobe storage with sliding doors and a dressing table and chair where you can prepare for your day in style.

Completing the lodge is a contemporary family bathroom complete with a WC, hand basin, towel rail, and a shower over bath where you can indulge in a rejuvenating soak after returning from an action-packed day.

The lodge benefits from a peaceful location, with a leisurely stroll bringing you to the harmonious lake edge only 100 metres away.

The site offers leisure facilities including a swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi, play park and multi-use games area.

Ideal for avid climbers and walkers, the village of Troutbeck Bridge is surrounded by outstanding scenery, including wooded valleys, fields, hills and interesting wildlife, whilst the village itself offers a convenience store for all your amenities, shops, traditional pubs, a tea shop, and a historic church.

Venture to the bustling town of Windermere, where you can enjoy a selection of amenities including shops, eateries, and a range of lakeside activities, including sailing lessons, flyboarding, canoeing and kayaking, wakeboarding, paddleboarding, water skiing, boat hires, as well as exciting trips to the renowned Grizedale Forest Park and the Lakes Aquarium.

Enjoy a refreshing break and explore the beauty the Lake District with your loved ones at Bowness 66.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


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

Charging of electric cars is not permitted due to the holiday park infrastructure

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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