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Puddleduck Lodge

Bowness 56, White Cross Bay near Windermere, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1143434)

4.8

Lake District Lodge Holidays rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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* Based on a combined average customer score

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6 Customer Review(s)

  • Julia

    “Fantastic lodge, very homely and welcoming with great facilities (good coffee machine much appreciated and we loved being able to use Choices health club on a rainy day).”

    We stay at White Cross Bay park every year and this has been our favourite lodge so far - we’ll be booking again next year!

    We stay at White Cross Bay park every year and this has been our favourite lodge so far - we’ll be booking again next year!

    - Julia, May 2024

    We’re so pleased you enjoyed your holiday stay at our lovely Lodge Julia We try very hard to make sure that the lodge is well equipped, homely and comfortable. Lovely to see that you used the new coffee machine my favourite especially when you can enjoy a lovely brew on the sunny deck in the morning. Hope you find time to visit us again soon Thank you for your 5 * review John Property Owner

Summary

  • Single-storey
  • Three bedrooms with TVs: 1 x king-size, 2 x twins
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, air fryer, coffee machine, dishwasher
  • Smart TV in sitting room, DVD player 3 x TVs in bedrooms (Please bring own dvds), WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc rent (Please bring own leisure towels)
  • Iron, Ironing board and drying rack with pegs
  • Hoover
  • Hairdryers in each bedroom
  • Off-road parking for three cars
  • Enclosed private decking with furniture (BBQs are not permitted on the newly installed composite decking)
  • Sorry, no pets, no smoking or vaping on lodge site
  • Why not celebrate a special occasion, birthday, anniversary or valentines, we can arrange for banners, chocolate, wine or prosecco upon your arrival at an extra charge, please advise at booking stage
  • Note: Four steps up to front door (No ramp access available)
  • Note: Due to owner’s allergies no pets allowed under any circumstances
  • Note: Due to lakeside location, children should be supervised
  • Note: A launderette is available on site at a charge
  • Note: Additional parking on site
  • Note: Check-in 4 pm, check-out 10am
  • White Cross Bay 0.6 miles, Shop 1 mile, Pub 1.2 miles
  • 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

The property

Puddleduck Lodge is an idyllic wooden lodge settled into a holiday park in Troutbeck Bridge. With off-road parking and the amazing Lake Windermere only a short distance away, this property is ideal for a family or friends looking to explore the fantastic countryside of Cumbria. Climb the steps and enter into a beautifully-furnished lodge, sporting a light and airy open-plan living space with a kitchen that houses all of the home-from-home amenities needed to cook up a storm, which can be enjoyed at the dining table over a glass of fizz. Be delighted by the care that has been taken to create an air of opulence throughout the décor, and settle into the charming sitting area to enjoy a good book or a movie marathon beside the electric fire. Throw open the double doors and head out onto the decking, a fantastic spot for alfresco dining as you plan the day ahead of you. Each with a TV, three bedrooms encourage you to get cosy for the night, after freshening up in the shower room. Choose between a king-size and two twins, each with storage for your belongings. White Cross Bay Holiday Park is a delightful location resting on the edges of Lake Windermere, nestled into the Lake District National Park, and with access to the lake for guests use. The park hosts a wonderful range of amenities and attractions to keep all ages entertained; with a bar/restaurant, coffee shop, takeaway service and a shop selling all the essentials, it caters for all your cuisine needs, as well as playing host to a multi-sports course, amusement arcade, indoor swimming pool, a sauna, kid's club, and plenty more for your fun-filled escape! Sitting on the lakeside, the property also benefits from an extremely scenic position, the adjacent Lake Windermere (the largest natural lake in England!) boasting all kinds of excitement from waterside eateries to a plethora of water sports to try your hand at including sailing, kayaking, canoeing and more. For those feeling adventurous, you'll find plenty of outdoor adventure in the local area, with opportunities for climbing, ghyll scrambling and bushcraft just to name a few, while the nearby visitor's centre of Brockhole on Windermere also offers mini golf, laser clay shooting, treetop treks, orienteering and so much more amongst impressive gardens and an art gallery too! There are plenty of family-friendly wonders all just a scenic drive away; visit the National Trust owned Hill Top to find Beatrix Potter's very own rural farmhouse scattered with her personal belongings, while The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction can be found in Bowness-on-Windermere where you can learn more about the author's life before enjoying a delicious lunch in one of the many tempting eateries in the charming town. Offering easy access to Windermere, Kendal and Ambleside, Puddleduck Lodge makes an exceptional choice for an exciting escape to the Lake District, at any time of the year.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

WINDERMERE

Ambleside 5 miles; Kendal 8.7 miles.

The small village of Troutbeck Bridge lies between the famous towns of Windermere and Ambleside, close to the renowned Kirkstone Pass, within the Lake District National Park. Made up of a scattering of Lakeland cottages, this quiet village offers a thriving and very popular local pub, serving real ales and fine food. The bustling towns of Windermere and Ambleside are close by, providing a range of amenities including shops, pubs and cafes. Lake Windermere boasts a range of lakeside activities, including trips to the famous Aquarium and the renowned Grizedale Forest Park, whilst children will enjoy the World of Beatrix Potter in nearby Bowness, where technology brings her characters to life. With destinations such as Coniston Water, Kendal, Keswick and the Lakeland Mountains all within easy reach, Troutbeck Bridge is an ideal location for exploring all that the region has to offer.

This property has a £200 Good Housekeeping Bond.

White Cross Bay has its own onsite facilities. which includes the use of the pool (a pass can be purchased as reception), entertainment and access to bar and restaurant. The prices are subject to change by park management.

Please note that the charging of electric vehicles is not permitted at this lodge or on site
The nearest charging point can be found at Brockhole on Windermere LA23 1LJ or Booths supermarket in Windermere.

Complimentary WiFi is provided by the park and subject to fair usage guidelines, Please use "Parkdean Customer" to connect, no password required, 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.

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.

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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • Christmas