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Owl Lodge, 27 Grasmere

White Cross Bay near Troutbeck Bridge, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 928865)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • Mrs Goldsmith
    September 2016
    “The Weather was not good so the ...”
    The Weather was not good so the time spent in the lodge was important. This lodge was very well equipped, very cosy and a pleasure to stay in. We were impressed. White Cross Bay is a great location for walking from, especially with the visitor centre/ferry point only a short walk up the road. ...
    The Weather was not good so the time spent in the lodge was important. This lodge was very well equipped, very cosy and a pleasure to stay in. We were impressed. White Cross Bay is a great location for walking from, especially with the visitor centre/ferry point only a short walk up the road. We have already looked at the Sykes website for other area,s, We have also thought about returning to Owl lodge for another walking holiday and are looking at a better time of year, other holidays permitting.


  • Swimming pool
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Sauna
  • Smoke-free
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A delightful ground floor, detached lodge situated in a quiet corner of the popular resort of White Cross Bay park, nestled on the shores of Lake Windermere.

Offering superb amenities, this delightful lodge is a perfect base for family and friends to explore the surrounding area and enjoy a relaxing holiday in the stunning Lake District Park.

This cosy lodge has two bedrooms, one with an en-suite shower, and a separate bathroom with a bath, so you can soak at the end of an exhilarating hike.

The open plan lounge with large windows has a remote controlled flame-effect fire, perfect for relaxing on the comfortable seating.

From the lounge area is the dining area, next to the well-equipped kitchen, a perfect area for gathering around while a meal is being cooked and deciding what the day’s activities will be.

Step out from the sitting room to the large decked terrace with table and chairs, perfect for relaxing at the end of the day or enjoying an alfresco meal or refreshing drink.

If you fancy a lazy day then wander to the lakeside and soak up the scenery or try the fabulous on-site leisure facilities such as the indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, gym and games area for the younger members of your party.

Close by in Ambleside you can sample a selection of water and boat activities, from lake cruises to hiring rowing boats.

Ambleside has a large array of shops and restaurants all in the back drop of dramatic mountains.

Slightly further afield, in glorious scenery, is Grasmere with the lake, fabulous mountain back drop and attractive village which was also home to Wordsworth.

Let’s not forget, Keswick, Coniston, Hawkshead, all within 30 mins to name but a few.

There is so much to see and do from this lodge making it an ideal holiday location all year round for everyone to enjoy.


All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire.


  • Gas central heating and electric fire
  • Gas oven and hob, fridge, washing machine
  • TV with Freeview, DVD/CD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Front decked patio with furniture
  • 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 5 mins walk
  • Note: Property accessed by 4 steps up to decked area, so may be unsuitable for guests with limited mobility
  • Note: Due to the location, WiFi can be intermittent
  • Note: Guests must obtain a 4-digit code from the site reception for access to site
  • 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: Lake on site so children to be supervised at all times
  • Note: Children over 3 years only please.

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 approximately 400 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

Note: Children over 3 years only please

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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