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Fir Tree Lodge

Lakeside near Newby Bridge, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 904324)

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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • 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/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


1 Customer Review

  • "As a family with two young children I am more that disappointed that you booked ..."

    As a family with two young children I am more that disappointed that you booked 8 girls upstairs that stayed up partying until 4am totally ruined the trip and left early

    We are so sorry you had this horrible experience. In actual fact the property was booked to 6 adults. Additional guests, and the anti-social behaviour were in contravention of the terms of the booking and completely without our knowledge. It would have been very helpful if you had contacted us or Sykes at the time rather than after your departure as we would have addressed these issues immediately. Property Owner

    Reviewed by GaryDec 2021

The property

Newby Bridge 1.5 miles. This fantastic, ground-floor apartment of Fir Tree Lodge is set in Lakeside near Newby Bridge, Cumbria. An ideal base for four.

The property is located in the Lake District National Park overlooking the southern tip of Lake Windermere. Upon arrival, you will find ample off-road parking spaces space for two cars.

the property you will find a charming sitting room that enjoys a toasty woodburning stove, along with ample seating and a TV; a cosy place to relax after a full in the National Park. Beyond is the kitchen/diner, a space enjoying stylish, shaker-style fittings, along with ample preparation space and Nespresso coffee machine. Dine overlooking the gardens toward the lake and fell beyond.

You may well spot deer in the surrounding fields or find a curious pheasant or two coming to inspect you through the French doors. When night falls, choose between two well-appointed bedrooms, with one offering a double, and the other twin beds.

In the contemporary bathroom with underfloor heating, you will find a bath with shower over. To the rear of the property, is a spacious shared garden, with a large lawn ideal for lawn games or for your pets to run free; a child's play area to keep the kids occupied, as well as a shared hot tub, where you can relax and enjoy views of the garden and fell beyond. There is a well stocked mini-supermarket at the petrol station at Newby Bridge, and the marvellous Swan Hotel offering a family and dog friendly a bar/restaurant.

Lakeside itself offers several popular tourist attractions including the fascinating Lakes Aquarium, The Steam Train station and Windermere Ferry landing.

Why not board a ferry and sail across the lake to Bowness-on-Windermere, where not only intriguing museums and attractions can be found, but access to a range of watersports at the local activity centres. Knott Wood – directly opposite the entrance to the property – offers lovely walks; and a short walk from the house will bring you to the old Bobbin Mill, now owned by English Heritage, and up to High Dam, a lovely tarn renowned for wild swimming. Hawkshead, and Hill Top - Beatrix Potter’s home - are both only a short drive away; as is Grizedale Forest where you can hire bikes and enjoy the trails, or Go Ape on high ropes, zip trek or segways. Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 904323, together sleeping up to 10 guests.


  • Ground-floor apartment
  • 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with electric fire
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Electricheating and woodburning stove, Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, Nespresso coffee machine
  • TV, WiFi
  • highchair and travel cot available
  • Shared rear garden with patio, lawn, pond, hot tub, child's play area, firepit, charcoal barbecue and furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.9 miles, pub 1.3 miles
  • Note: Always supervise children and pets around the pond
  • Note: Bed linen and towels provided
  • Note: A welcome pack with tea, coffee, milk, sugar and biscuits will be provided
  • Note: Check-in is from 4pm, check-out by 10am
  • Note: The stairs in the apartment are blocked off, as they access the above property (Ref 904323)
  • Note: There are steps leading to the patios in the rear garden , please take care
  • Note: The rear garden is not fully enclosed, please consider this when booking
  • Off road parking for 2 cars, alternative local parking is available at a charge Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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About the location


Bowness-on-Windermere 8 miles.

The small village of Newby Bridge takes its name from the five arched stone bridge built in 1651 over the River Leven. The famous Furness Railway, one of Britain's oldest working standard gauge steam railways, runs between Haverthwaite and Newby Bridge. Visit the Lakeside Hotels and enjoy magnificent views across Windermere and the surrounding fells, or enjoy the Aquarium of the Lakes, where the naturally themed habitats, bring the history of the Lakes vividly to life. Bowness-on-Windermere provides a lovely day out, plus the picturesque village of Hawkshead still retains the charm and character that so endeared it to its most famous residents - William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter, and admire the views at nearby Gummer's How.

Region Information

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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