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High View Lodge

White Cross Bay near Troutbeck Bridge, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 903990)



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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Swimming pool
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Sauna
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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17 Customer Reviews

  • "Stunning lodge."

    Finished to such a high standard. Clean, comfortable, well located on the park. Perfect for what we needed. Couldn't have asked for any more.

    Thankyou so much for your kind comments. Property Owner

    Reviewed by ShaunFeb 2022

  • "This is a lovely, well equipped lodge in a great location."

    It was very quiet due to being located at the end of a row. We purchased entertainment passes and used the pool facilities a few times. The swimming pool and changing facilities should be bigger for the amount of guests but we still enjoyed it. My only complaint is that the WiFi didn’t worked for our entire stay. There was a smart tv but it was a bit useless without it. I would give 4.5 stars if possible. We would return.

    Sorry you experienced problems with the Wifi, after contacting the site it would seem recent storms were responsible for taking some of the masts down in the Lake District and the site is working to correct this . Glad you loved our Lodge. We work hard as the owners to make sure you have a good experience and a happy holiday as we would want Property Owner

    Reviewed by VickiFeb 2022

  • "Brilliant property, comfortable, loads of space and great location"

    Reviewed by ChristopherOct 2021

  • "Our party of 4 had the most fabulous time here, it was central to all amenities and local attractions."

    The lodge itself was beautiful, comfortable and everything needed was provided. As it was the end lodge you also felt you had some privacy which was lovely in the evenings/mornings on the terrace. A short walk to the end of the road and you were on the lakeside with all it’s beautiful views! I would highly recommend this stay and will definitely book again if we venture to these parts again in the future….. thank you so very much! Frances and Robin Hussain-shah Yasmin and Zak New

    Reviewed by FrancesSep 2021

  • "The lodge is located next door to a brilliant activity centre where you can do loads of activities on the lake or on dry land!"

    We walked there in 10 mins. Great location also on the park itself, tucked away so nice and private

    Reviewed by RachelAug 2021

  • "Place was great."

    Everything you need for your stay. Dishwasher wasn’t working and front door problem but great stay and would recommend. Unhappy on morning of leaving as the water went off. This was a problem with the site not the owners. We couldn’t wash or brush our teeth. Apparently it went off as they start filling the hot tubs on site creating the water issue. Was very unhappy with this issue as we didn’t have a hot tub to be filled up so should not have had this problem. Suggest you get up super early on the day of leaving before they start filling up

    Reviewed by AnthonyJun 2021

  • "Lovely Lodge."

    Lots of space and well set up. Although on a largish complex, the position of the lodge is good being at the end of the road with nothing behind it, or on one side. We were lucky to find it as a last minute cancellation, and the lady at Lakes Cottages was really helpful.

    Reviewed by ElizabethAug 2020

  • "Nicely set up Lodge."

    Everything you need. Luxury. Maybe the mattresses could be renewed, but that's all! Will book again, definitely.

    Reviewed by GrahamDec 2019

  • "The cabin was extremely well equipped, and comfortable."

    We had an issue with the dishwasher, and this was dealt with very quickly. Being situated high up on the site meant that it was quiet. The pool facilities were excellent for the children with various activities apart from actual swimming.

    Reviewed by SandyAug 2019

  • "A fantastic lodge with everything that a family of 5 needs."

    Having a dishwasher and a washer dryer is also a big plus! The lodge was extremely comfortable and spacious, well equipped and tastefully decorated. Excellent setting, high up and at the end of a row, which was very quiet and had a lovely view over the park. There were plenty of activities for the boys to do; we experienced swimming, water walkers, pool parties and the 2 play areas. It was a shame that the Outdoor n Explore Activities were not being run this week as we enjoyed them last year. We enjoyed Bingo Beats in the Boathouse during the evening too. All the staff were friendly and happy to help. Close enough to walk to Brockhole where there is also plenty to do and you can catch a boat there to take you to other places on Lake Windermere; we visited Wray Castle. This is the second time we have visited White Cross Bay and we have already booked to come back again next year.

    Reviewed by KatyAug 2019

  • "Perfect lodge in a perfect location"

    Reviewed by CarolJul 2019

  • "Great lodge in a fantastic location - at the end of a row so a relatively private pitch."

    Lovely inside and out, spacious and good facilities in the kitchen. Contact with both Sykes and the lodge team was easy and helpful. Park has good facilities for a family using it as a base to explore the Lakes; 2 small playgrounds and a good pool. There was some confusion about when we could swim as different sessions were not well advertised initially, but once we'd worked that out we had good times swimming with our children. Reasonable food in the boat house, and a handy shop - although the stock is somewhat limited in it's range. Overall a good week away that we'd recommend and do again.

    Reviewed by BrookJun 2019

  • "I was not expecting leisure facilities and access to a marina - so next time we come I will bring my windsurfer."

    The location and facilities are excellent. The accommodation is to a high standard. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by TimJun 2019

  • "The furnishings and the lodge were excellent, location was great and we had a very enjoyable stay."

    Only disappointment was the state of the barbecue which can only be described as disgusting - whoever used it last left it in a complete mess

    Reviewed by AlfredMay 2019

  • "Lovely lodge we were really impressed it was more modern than we thought it would be from the pictures and in a gorgeous location with views of the lake."

    Would highly recommend!

    Reviewed by RachelDec 2018

  • "Lovely site,brilliant lodge very pleased only down fall needed WI FI could not ..."

    Lovely site,brilliant lodge very pleased only down fall needed WI FI could not connect to it messaged caretaker no reply

    Reviewed by AlisonMay 2018

  • "Wasn't readily advertised as a park dean resort."

    However- turned out to be great. Really brilliant lodge. Kids (aged 5 & 6) had a ball.

    Reviewed by CarolJul 2017

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  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin, 1 x 2' 6 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire.
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric double oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, HiFi system, CD/radio, iPod dock, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Front deck with furniture, plus shared grounds
  • Shared use of leisure facilities including indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, gym, play park and multi-use games area
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: Due to lakeside location, children to be supervised at all times
  • Note: Although all ground floor, this property is accessed by approx
  • 20 steps
  • 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
  • Passes cost £15 per stay and one pass is allocated per lodge
  • Note: No stag/hen or similar. NOTE: Due to COVID and staff restrictions, there will be no site facilities available i.e
  • the on-site swimming pool, gym, restaurant and shop and reception will be closed until Feb 2021

The property

This fabulous lodge sits in a secluded setting, on an award-winning holiday park on the shores of Lake Windermere.

Set in an elevated position with distant lake views, and boasting a beautiful, large decked terrace, this excellent Windermere cottage presents a high standard of holiday accommodation with modern furnishings throughout.

Families and friends will adore their break at this fantastic Lake District lodge, with its three bedrooms, one with an en-suite shower room, a separate luxury bathroom, and a well-equipped open plan living area with French doors in the dining and sitting areas, which open out to the secluded decking.

The spacious outdoor area at this Windermere lodge is complete with patio furniture and overlooks the quiet, adjacent woodlands, providing a tranquil place to sit together and prepare holiday plans, or gather your thoughts over a glass of wine on a peaceful, summers evening.

There are many excellent facilities on site, including an indoor swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi and gym available, as well as a restaurant with takeaway service, bar, children's play park and multi-use games area.

There are woodland walks from the doorstep of this superb Windermere lodge, while the shores of Lake Windermere are merely a two-minute stroll away, where you will discover sweeping sights across the water to the beautiful fells of the Lake District.

Slightly further down the lakeside is Brockhole, the National Park’s visitor centre, with a nature reserve and outdoor adventure playground plus a tree top course; ideal for keeping the younger members of the group happy.

With excellent shops, cafes and restaurants available to enjoy in Bowness-on-Windermere, just five minutes’ drive away, this superb Lake District lodge provides a perfect base for every group.

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About the location


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.

Region Information

Due to COVID and staff restrictions, there will be no site facilities available i.e. the on-site swimming pool, gym, restaurant and shop and reception will be closed.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
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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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