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Laughing Duck Lodge

Langdale 4, White Cross Bay near Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1068815)

4.7

Excellent

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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54 Customer Review(s)

  • “The lodge was beautiful, very big and everything you need home from home.”

    The lodge is in a very private cul de sac, so not overlooked whilst in the hot tub. We had a fabulous time.

    - Carmel, September 2021

    Thank you for the excellent review, Miss Downes. Laughing Duck is a delightful three bedroom lodge with hot tub, a great place to stay. We are so pleased to hear you had a fabulous time and we hope to welcome you again soon. Property Owner

This property is part of the Lake District Lodge Holidays collection.
From the moment you arrive in the Lake District there is a huge choice of activities and things to see as you take in Britain’s latest World Heritage Site – it’s the only National Park to be recognised for such status.

The property

Laughing Duck Lodge is a modern and spacious lodge situated in the partially wooded Langdale area of White Cross Bay.

Named after a raft of ducks which frequently visit “asking” for food when people are sitting on the deck!

The lodge enjoys a quiet and private spot at the end of a small cul-de-sac.

Sleeping up to six guests and an infant in a travel cot, this beautiful lodge is ideal for couples or families.

This bright and airy lodge offers a large open plan living/kitchen/dining area, giving it that warm feeling to settle down on an evening with a home cooked meal.

Step outside onto a large decking area with outdoor seating and private hot tub where you can enjoy the surrounding views after a long day walking on the fells.

Head down the hall to three beautiful bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Make memories that last a lifetime here in the Lake District.

White Cross Bay is in one of the most lovely settings on the shores of lake Windermere, with jetties and a marina and views of the magnificent fells all around.

Laughing Duck Lodge is a short walk from the waterside where you can head down to the jetties, breathe in the fresh air, and enjoy the views and watch the boats on the marina.

On the Park itself, there is a bar and restaurant with outdoor seating area for dogs, picnic area and children’ play zone.

Note: Some facilities on the park are be subject to extra cost such as use of the pool.

Note: Some facilities on the park are subject to extra cost such as use of the pool, gym, entertainment, bar and restaurant.

500 yards up the main A591 is Brockhole Lake District Visitor Centre, with a great way to spend a day with gardens, house, café, restaurant, walks, boats, adventure playground and Tree Top Trek: there’s lots to do!

You’re also just two miles from bustling Windermere village with shops, cafes and pubs, and three miles from Bowness boat landings, where the elegant cruisers come in and you can hop on a boat trip.

Three miles in the other direction, head to Ambleside, another bustling town with shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants and of course, fabulous walks in every direction.

A wonderful base for your family holiday where you'll make some lasting memories together.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king size with ensuite shower room with corner cubicle, WC, hand basin and vanity unit, 1 x single (full size single beds) 1 x single (narrow single beds) all bedrooms have TV, bedside drawers and fitted wardrobe or storage
  • Bright and spacious open plan lounge, kitchen and dining area
  • Family bathroom has a full size bath with shower, WC, fitted furniture and hand basin
  • A slab is provided for a BBQ please bring your own disposable and dispose of responsibly
  • Hot tub for six.
  • Full gas central heating
  • Double electric oven with gas hob, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine/dryer, microwave, TV, electric fire
  • Hot Tub - please note, use of hot tub is between 10am and 10pm only
  • Parking for two cars
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels incl in rent
  • Two dogs welcome
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Complimentary WiFi is provided by the park and subject to fair usage guidelines, Quality and reliability of connection will vary based on the number of people using it, prevailing weather conditions and therefore may be limited or slower than you are used to, WiFi is for personal use only and is not intended for high data usage, gaming and/or use for business purposes, This is only suitable for page browsing and sending emails, Bookings cannot be accepted if they are solely reliant on the provision of uninterrupted and unlimited Wi-Fi, We are not held responsible or liable for the WiFi on the park, If you encounter any issues with the WiFi, please contact White Cross Bay reception
  • Note: For use of the onsite facilities, a complex pass is required, these can be purchased from reception.

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

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About the location

WINDERMERE

Ambleside 5 miles; Kendal 8.7 miles.

The twin towns of Bowness and Windermere are both vibrant, fun-filled places set within the splendid scenery of the Lake District. Both towns provide a range of amenities, shops and restaurants to suit all tastes whilst Ambleside offers the additional attraction of a boat ride to Bowness, the Lakeside Aquarium and Beatrix Potter's 'Hill Top House' at Sawrey. Grizedale Forest Park is within easy driving distance and is home to a range of activities including many good walks, mountain biking and the 'Go Ape' adventure park. The region also boasts many National Trust properties as well as a variety of water sports for those who prefer a more adrenaline-fuelled trip. Children will enjoy a trip to the 'World of Beatrix Potter' in Bowness whilst the villages of Grasmere, Coniston Water, Kendal, Keswick and the Lakeland Mountains are all within easy reach.

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Region Information

Laughing Duck is accessed by 4 steps. The lodge is then all on the same ground floor level.

A travel cot and high chair is provided in the lodge for you.

White Cross Bay has its own onsite facilities. You will need to purchase a complex pass from reception which includes the use of the pool, gym, entertainment and access to bar and restaurant. The prices are subject to change by park management.

Complimentary WiFi is provided by the park and subject to fair usage guidelines.
Quality and reliability of connection will vary based on the number of people using it, prevailing weather conditions and therefore may be limited or slower than you are used to.
WiFi is for personal use only and is not intended for high data usage, gaming and/or use for business purposes. This is only suitable for page browsing and sending emails.
Bookings cannot be accepted if they are solely reliant on the provision of uninterrupted and unlimited Wi-Fi.
We are not held responsible or liable for the WiFi on the park. If you encounter any issues with the WiFi, please contact White Cross Bay reception.

There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £100 for this property.



Park Rules and Operations – White Cross Bay

All holiday parks are owned and managed by a separate company to ourselves. Lake District Lodge Holidays has no association with the owners of these parks or responsibility for the provision of services they offer. At certain times of year, there maybe a reduction in those services, which is outside of our control.

Commercial vehicles, caravans, camper vans, Hen or Stag parties are not permitted onsite. Dogs must be kept on leads at all times and are not be left alone in the lodges at any point during your stay.

You will be staying on an operational holiday park, which means work may be undertaken from time to time by the park owners during your stay. Although Lake District Lodge Holidays will always try to inform guests in advance if something may impact on a stay and if we have prior knowledge. We cannot be held responsible or accept any liability for park operations of which are outside of our control and which we have no knowledge of.

Any issues relating to a stay at a privately owned lodge should be reported back through Lake District Lodge Holidays as the park are not responsible for managing the lodge or booking for private sublet guests during their stay.


Hot Tubs

For the comfort of other holidays guests we request that noise is kept to a minimum. Usage of the hot tub is between 10am and 10pm only. If you are found to breach these timings then you may be asked to vacate the park with no call for a refund.

All hot tubs are maintained to strict industry standards and HSE guidelines by separate qualified independent contractors on behalf of the property owners. This includes changing the water between guest stays and checking the water condition on a regular basis.

Whilst every effort is made to have a hot tub ready for immediate use by the arrival time stated, this may not always be possible. In such cases the hot tub will usually be ready to use later that day unless otherwise advised. In such cases no compensation or refund is payable unless the hot tub is faulty.

Information about using a hot tub safely is provided at all lodges with a hot tub and on a prominent notice near the tub. All hot tub users should wear an appropriate bathing suit. Usage of a hot tub is at a guests own risk and Lake District Lodge Holidays accepts no liability for anything which may happen to a guest as a direct result of using a hot tub.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • 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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