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Coniston Number 9

(Ref. 956206)

White Cross Bay near Troutbeck Bridge, Cumbria & The Lake District Show on map

4.8

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Swimming pool
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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37 Customer Reviews

  • "Absolutely brilliant lodge set in beautiful surroundings nothing to criticise."

    Would definitely consider going back. The stay was made more memorable with the snow on the second day.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Dec 2023

  • "Lovely stay really enjoyed the lodge and site and would recommend to anybody families especially!"

    :-)

    Reviewed by Jonathan5.0Nov 2023

  • "Really enjoyed our stay at number 9 ,property was very good and everything worked well ."

    Reviewed by Martin3.8Sep 2023

  • "Lovely place to stay , would 100% recommend."

    It was clean tidy and overall a very pleasant stay. I couldn’t have ask have for something better for the price we paid. Thanks

    Reviewed by Matthew5.0Jul 2023

  • "Beautiful lodge spotlessly clean, lovely clean bed linen & towels."

    Well stocked kitchen if dining in. Lodge very comfortable & would definitely book again. Situated in a lovely quiet area & short walk to jetty which is delightful.

    Reviewed by Kathryn5.0Jun 2023

  • "Excellent stay with the family,lodge super."

    Would definitely book again. Location fantastic.

    Reviewed by Anne4.7May 2023

  • "We absolutely love this lodge and it was fantastic to be able to stay there over Christmas."

    It provided us with a relaxing bolt hole away from the usual feeding the masses Christmases past. It was a sad day when we had to come back. We realised that we forgot to leave a message in the visitors book at the lodge but please pass our thanks on to the lodge owners for allowing us to stay in coniston 9. We will be back !!! Gareth and Steph

    Reviewed by Gareth5.0Dec 2022

  • "What a great lodge, went during the cold spell and it was lovely and warm."

    Everything you need for a relaxing winter break. Birds and rabbits on the patio so take some bird food. Short drive to Bowness and Ambleside for shopping, bars and restaurants. Will be going back next year for sure

    Reviewed by Tim5.0Dec 2022

  • "Beautiful lodge, well set out, enjoyed our stay."

    A note for the site, there should be more lighting, because you cannot access the property till 5pm, it is dark at this time of the year, difficult to find your way around.

    Reviewed by Angela4.4Nov 2022

  • "The lodge was beautifully decorated and in very close proximity to Windermere."

    We didn't have a chance to use the site facilities as we only stayed for 3 nights but 9 Coniston was very spacious, clean and the beds were all really comfortable. There is absolutely nothing to improve on, but perhaps a darker carpet or a carpet clean every so often. I will not hesitate to come back in the future, and get the impression we were lucky to find a free weekend on 29th July with 5 days notice. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Rupert5.0Jul 2022

  • "An excellent lodge & centrally positioned base for touring the Lake District."

    The site is well maintained & gives a lovely feeling of being amongst the trees. Lodges are well spaced out. This lodge had everything we needed and was well equipped. The welcome pack and tea/coffee were much appreciated. Just to note 2 minor things to be mindful of: if you like a large bath towel, bring your own; it can get quite loud when the cabaret act is on in the club. Otherwise I would highly recommend this lodge.

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Jun 2022

  • "Coniston number 9 was fabulous better than some cottages we have stayed in, the kitchen was well equipped coffee machine a nice touch and the welcome pack was great the living area was lovely the beds were very comfy and the showers were amazing overall it was brilliant just wish we had the weather to crank up the bbq and dine on the spacious decking but you can't have everything we really enjoyed our stay, and will definitely be going back."

    Would 100% recommend without hesitation.

    Reviewed by John5.0Mar 2022

  • "We loved staying here at this lodge."

    We cant wait to go back again.

    Reviewed by Bronwen4.7Mar 2022

  • "It was a lovely place to stay."

    The lodge was very open and the interior was simple and cute. Really enjoyed our stay, the check-in, and check-out process was quick and easy with no hassle. The only downside to the stay was the cleanliness of certain parts of the lodge. On arrival, there was an open half-eaten crisp packet left in the hallway, and the plates and bowls in the cabinets had bits of food stuck to them we went to use them. Other than that, everything else was lovely.

    Reviewed by Jo4.4Sep 2021

  • "Our accommodation was extremely comfortable and spacious."

    We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of everything inside our lodge and also the peacefulness of the site itself.

    Reviewed by Emily4.7Aug 2021

  • "We had an excellent stay There was an issue with the doors not locking but this was due to the extreme heat and someone came out to look at this within 12 hours."

    Highly recommend

    Reviewed by Dee4.7Jul 2021

  • "The site at White Cross bay is well set out, peaceful and well maintained with helpful staff."

    Coniston No 9 is an exceptionally well equipped Lodge, clean and VERY comfortable. We enjoyed a lovely holiday and the grandchildren loved it too, especially the play areas and lakeside access, including paddling in the lake. It was our first Lodge experience which we intend to repeat, hopefully at No9.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Jul 2021

  • "The lodge was larger than it looked in images i."

    E. patio doors both out from living area and dining area to decking, Whole lodge was very clean and tidy. Location wise the site was perfectly situated for travelling around the area. Only a ten minute walk up to the visitor centre where we did the high tree top ropes, and you could hire kayaks etc for on the water. Only 15 mins in car to central Windermere and same other direction for Ambleside. We ended up just using the bus to get around as parking was very busy at all the car parks. With bus stops just outside the holiday park this was ideal, however the cost of the buses was expensive. Only discovered on last day that you could buy a weekly ticket that would have saved us money. We couldn't fault the lodge or site. Was not too busy and even strolling up to the club on site was nice. Or in the evening walking down to the water front of the park to sit was very relaxing. Would definitely book again and recommend.

    Reviewed by Maureen5.0Jun 2021

  • "Great cabin in a beautiful location."

    It was great to get away after after lock down even with some restrictions still in place.

    Reviewed by Roger5.0May 2021

  • "The lodge was very well equipped and felt like home from home."

    We especially liked the decked area with seating and BBQ. The children fell in love with the dog foot stool (which they named Coco) and wanted to bring it home with them

    Reviewed by Catherine4.7Aug 2020

  • "Arrived to find a beautifully equipped lodged that was immaculately cleaned and well positioned within the site."

    The staff were extremely polite and helpful. The facilities were good, however, some were unavailable, like the small gym for example, due to Coronavirus restrictions, but this was not totally unexpected. The location of the park was perfect for visiting all the best places in the Lake District and we were incredibly lucky with the weather during the period of our holiday. Only gripe was the poor WiFi and weak mobile signal, which made it difficult to plan things, or make bookings during our stay. Would definitely recommend the site and would use White Cross Bay again for any future stay in the area.

    Reviewed by Robert4.7Aug 2020

  • "Had wonderful stay n will definitely go back again"

    Reviewed by Srijana4.4Mar 2020

  • "The park is beautiful and very well maintained The pool and gym were great, as for the restaurant food was delicious and the takeaway option of an evening is a great idea The whole site/park has it spot on!"

    As for the lodge, well it was beautiful and the so well kept A real break away just what we needed Only thing to warn visitors the site entrance/ exit is on a national speed limit road entering and leaving the park can be a bit hairy...just be aware

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Nov 2019

  • "We extremely enjoyed our stay very comfortable and clean."

    Loved the privacy

    Reviewed by Mahmoona5.0Nov 2019

  • "Amazing experience all round."

    Cabin Fab would book again Thank you

    Reviewed by Thomas5.0Nov 2019

  • "The toilets need a bit of attention - toilet seat was broken to pieces, the bin was broken to pieces."

    Everything else, great!

    Reviewed by Cristian4.4Oct 2019

  • "Just writing you a little message as the freezer would not close it’s as if ..."

    Just writing you a little message as the freezer would not close it’s as if the suction seals no longer were working, so we defrosted the freezer and kept it left turned off until it is fixed other than that everything was perfect with the lodge

    Reviewed by Martin4.4Jun 2019

  • "We enjoyed the fact that we could all be together and did not have any restrictions on when we had to get up or what time we would eat at."

    We could watch tv or listen to music or just sit and chat and read a book or magazine in a social area.

    Reviewed by Christina5.0May 2019

  • "When we arrived at the flat we were stunned by how clean everything was."

    Every possible need for this trip had been taken care of. The kids had a great time too. Will definitely be coming back

    Reviewed by Junaid5.0Mar 2019

  • "The lodge was excellent the only thing that wasn't right was the TV channels ..."

    The lodge was excellent the only thing that wasn't right was the TV channels the dish is to close to the trees outside inteferd with most of the channel's

    Reviewed by Dianna4.7Mar 2019

  • "An excellent site - clean and well laid out."

    Accommodation exceeded expectations and had everything required. Staff very friendly on welcome and highlighted all that was available to us. Plenty of amenities nearby and a great base for exploring the lakes,. An exceptional bus service, even early in the year.

    Reviewed by Denise5.0Feb 2019

  • "Lovely property but whilst rooms were very hot lounge being large area was quite ..."

    Lovely property but whilst rooms were very hot lounge being large area was quite cold and upping temperature didn’t help

    Reviewed by Charmaine4.7Dec 2018

  • "Very comfortable, excellent location, good value for money"

    Reviewed by Jan4.4Jul 2018

  • "We are from the U."

    K. but we work abroad for most of the year. Once we landed at Manchester we headed straight to the Lake District and Coniston 9. It was a wonderful welcome home-comfortable and cozy with a touch of luxury! The park is very relaxing and was perfect for our two children with the swimming pool. Coniston 9 has everything you could possibly need and we were very sad to leave! Our only wish is that we had booked for 2 weeks instead of one! We will be back in the future. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Jul 2018

  • "We had a really good stay here."

    The lodge was well equipped and comfortable. Where it is situated on the site is quiet and peaceful but close to reception where there is a pub, convenience store, swimming pool and small gym. We had three sunny days when we opened the doors onto the terrace and enjoyed the sunshine. On the less sunny days (!) it was still nice to sit inside the living area as it is very light and bright. The site is a short drive from Bowness where there are shops, ferries and the Beatrix potter attraction. It is also close to Windermere and you can walk to Brockhole. A great place for family holidays.

    Reviewed by Judith4.7May 2018

  • "A good holiday estate"

    Reviewed by Sin Sang5.0Apr 2018

  • "Coniston 9 is a wonderful lodge."

    It was clean and perfect for our family 2 night stay. Little extras were appreciated, such as a tassimo coffee maker and pods supplied and dvds, books etc for our use. I would highly recommend this lodge and site.

    Reviewed by Andrea5.0Mar 2018

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with TV, 1 x adult bunk
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, slow cooker, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 3 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Raised decked area with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shared use of leisure facilities, including indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, gym, play park and multi-use games area on site
  • Shop and pub 3 mins walk
  • Note: There are five steps to the front door
  • Note: Due to the location, WiFi 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: Lake on-site so children to be supervised at all times
  • Note: Guests wishing to use the on-site leisure facilities will need to purchase a leisure pass from reception
  • Under 7 days pass £13.50 per person, 7 day pass £15 per person
  • Please check with White Cross Bay park for details and up to date prices
  • Note: The swimming pool is open via a booking system

The property

This delightful detached ground floor lodge is situated on White Cross Bay holiday park, which is set on the shores of Lake Windermere, close to the small village of Troutbeck Bridge within the stunning Lake District National Park.

This lovely lodge is a great base for families with a number of facilities on-site, such as a swimming pool and gym, along with plenty of places to visit within reach.

Upon arrival at your log cabin at White Cross Bay you will see a large, raised decked area with furniture and gas barbecue and then it's into the light and airy open plan living area.

The living area is modern in style with a well-equipped kitchen, comfy sofas and a dining area, along with a TV and the property has WiFi.

There are three bedrooms all with fitted wardrobes and chest of drawers, with the master king-size double boasting an en-suite shower room, with the other two bedrooms being a twin and a bunk room.

Completing the accommodation is a family bathroom.

Via two sets of patio doors you will be able to reach the decked area, so why not open the doors and let the outside in.

The decked area is the perfect place to enjoy a drink in the sunshine, perhaps after a day enjoying the facilities on-site.

If you can tear yourself aware from White Cross Bay, you will be able to take a ride on the lake cruises across Lake Windermere that can take you from Bowness to Ambleside and then onto Lakeside, where you will find the Aquarium of the Lakes.

There are a number of other family attractions in the area, such as the National Trust owned Hill Top, once the home of Beatrix Potter, and of course being in the middle of a National Park walks and cycle routes are in abundance.

A charming Lake District lodge.

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

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About the location

WHITE CROSS BAY

Troutbeck Bridge 0.8 miles; Windermere 2 miles; Bowness 3 miles; Ambleside 3 miles.

White Cross Bay holiday park nestles on the shores of Lake Windermere, midway between Windermere and Ambleside, in the Lake District National Park. Consisting of many lodges, it offers a restaurant, pub, shop, entertainment room, amusement arcade, indoor swimming pool with Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room, gym, children's staffed activity centre, marina and outdoor play areas. Lake Windermere, the largest and most popular in the area, boasts a wide range of lakeside activities from walking and cycling to rowing, horse riding, taking a trip on the steam railway, plus lake cruises from Bowness to the pretty village of Ambleside and down to Lakeside, which has a celebrated aquarium. Children will also enjoy The World of Beatrix Potter in Bowness-on-Windermere, where technology brings her characters to life, and Brockhole Lake District Visitor Centre, with its Treetop Trek aerial adventure is a short walk away from the site. With destinations including Coniston Water, Kendal, Keswick and the Lakeland Mountains all within easy reach, this location is perfect for a Lake District holiday at any time of the year.

Note: The swimming pool is open via a booking system.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas