Bramble Bank

White Cross Bay

Based on 103 reviews

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Lodge Overview

Bedrooms 2
Sleeps 4
Dog Friendly Yes
Style Traditional

Welcome to Bramble Bank, a cosy two bedroom traditional lodge with hot tub

Bramble Bank is a traditional style lodge situated in the Ambleside area of White Cross Bay. It is only a short walk to the lake and marina, and is positioned at the end of a cul-de-sac which backs onto a wooded area.

The secluded hot tub is tucked away to the side of the lodge.

Bramble Bank will sleep up to 4 guests plus an infant in a travel cot. A charming hideaway retreat.

The lodge welcomes up to 2 dogs.

Accommodation Details

Living area:

  • Open plan living area with feature electric fire
  • 3 seater leather sofa and 2 ‘relaxer’ style chairs
  • Flat screen TV with DVD player
  • Mini hi-fi/CD player with cable or WiFi access to your playlists on iPod, phone or tablet

Kitchen area:

  • Well equipped kitchen with electric induction hob, electric oven, fridge with freezer compartment, slimline dishwasher, microwave, kettle and toaster
  • Ample crockery and cutlery plus storage cupboards
  • Circular dining table and four chairs

Master bedroom:

  • King size bed
  • Fitted wardrobes and dressing table

Second bedroom:

  • Twin beds
  • Fitted wardrobes and dressing table

Family shower room:

  • The shower room includes a double shower with bi-fold doors, vanity unit, toilet, shaving point and heated towel rail

Other information:

  • Full central heating and double glazing ensuring a comfortable stay all year round
  • Please bring your own DVDs

Key Information for your Stay

What's included

A fully equipped kitchen for self-catering. All gas and electricity, bed linen and towels. Please bring your own swimming towels when using the hot tub and/or leisure facilities.

Arrival and Departure Time

Standard arrival time from 3 p.m. and departure at 10 a.m. 2 night weekend specials depart at 5 p.m. on Sunday.


Bramble Bank is accessed by 6 wooden steps up to the decking. The lodge is then all on the same ground floor level.


The lodge welcomes up to 2 dogs.

As per our T&Cs all dogs must be over the age of 6 months and fully house trained. Dogs are not allowed to be left unattended under any circumstances or be allowed to sit/sleep on the furniture. There is a £10 supplement per dog, per stay.

Please note: Dogs are not allowed in the clubhouse at White Cross Bay. (They can be taken into the outdoor seating area).

Infants (Up to 24 months)

A high chair is provided free of charge. A travel cot can be hired for an additional £5. The travel cot will fit in the master bedroom only and will be left in the lodge for you to put up. Please bring your own bedding for the travel cot.

Outside Area

The deck is fully enclosed, secure and gated. A slab or base is provided for a BBQ but please bring your own disposable BBQ.

A spacious deck with patio set is located to the front of the lodge. This leads to a side deck with a secluded and private hot tub (gated off from the main deck).


Parking immediately to the side of the lodge for 2 cars.

Leisure Facilities

All stays include FREE use of Choices leisure facilities during your stay (located offsite at Troutbeck Bridge).

Alternatively, White Cross Bay has its own onsite leisure facilities. You will need to purchase a leisure pass from reception which is currently £15 per lodge. This covers everyone staying in the lodge for the duration of your stay.

For more information about leisure facilities please click here.


Free WiFi is provided by the park operators.

Any more questions

Please refer to our comprehensive FAQs page or contact us.

Joined Lake District Lodge Holidays

Bramble Bank Lodge has been rented through us since June 2014.


Overall Rating


out of 5

Stay at bramble bank lodge

Second time we have stayed here. It’s in a nice spot just next to Windermere lake and in a good location.

Review date: 27th April 2019

Thank you for your kind review Stuart, we are delighted to hear you have had another enjoyable stay Bramble Bank. This cosy and traditional two bedroom lodge complete with a private hot tub makes for a very relaxing break. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back for another stay.

Romany - Lake District Lodge Holidays, May 2019

Overall Rating


out of 5

A review of Bramble Bank

Another fantastic stat at Bramblebank. Located in an ideal position to explore the Lake District. Lodge is very nice with all home comforts. Will definitely be back again.

Review date: 22nd April 2019

Overall Rating


out of 5

Great lodge

Wonderful 4 night break for my husband, myself and our two dogs. We used the hot tub most nights and the lodge was lovely and in a great location. We would stay again

Review date: 22nd March 2019

Overall Rating


out of 5


We stayed here for our mini-moon, it was perfect, lovely and warm and homely, hot tub was amazing and very hot.. the site was clean and equipped, the bar area served good pub grub and was fairly priced... great location within the park as it’s tucked away and the park itself is a half hour walk to Windermere and Bowness. The lodge was clean and well equipped with essentials. An added bonus is that Asda do a delivery to the park so we didn’t even have to go looking for a supermarket. Overall excellent and would highly recommend bramble bank.

Review date: 09th January 2019

Overall Rating


out of 5

Yearly Visit.

Been visiting Bramble Bank for 5yrs now, love the location, love the lodge, love the hot tub. Website easy to use. Communication great. Will be returning again next year.

Review date: 07th December 2018

Overall Rating


out of 5

Just Wow

I absolutely loved this break away. Our first time in the Lake District and I am so glad I booked this lodge. Gorgeous location on Lake Windermere, beautiful lodge and the privacy of the hot tub was fantastic. Very clean and had everything we needed. Regarding the location again, it's perfect for exploring. We visited Ambelside, Windermere and Bowness-on-Windermere but couldn't wait to get back to Bramble Lodge on the evening to enjoy it. Lots of great information leaflets and the master bed is so comfortable. I can't thank you enough for our fabulous break away and we will definitely be returning next year. I have already recommended you to my family and friends and my brother is looking at booking a stay already. Thank you.

Review date: 16th November 2018

Thank you for the great review and ratings, Joanne. It is so pleasing to hear you enjoyed your stay at Bramble Bank. This cosy two bedroom holiday lodge is the perfect place to unwind. A super location and a relaxing hot tub to enjoy. We are delighted you will be returning and thank you for recommending the lodge to others. We look forward to welcoming you again next year.

Fiona - Lake District Lodge Holidays, November 2018

Overall Rating


out of 5

Excellent stay at Bramble Bank

We had a fantastic stay here with the kids and dog. Lodge was very clean and well equipped. The hotub was excellent, even in the evening drizzle. Great location close to everything you need (with a car). Will definitely be back as we didn't do everything we wanted and would happily stay at Bramble Bank Lodge again

Review date: 26th October 2018

Overall Rating


out of 5

Lovely stay!

Nice little accommodation in an ideal location with the bonus of being pet friendly. The hot tub was very nice after walking several miles. Not sure of the parks facilities as we didn’t use them

Review date: 23rd October 2018

Overall Rating


out of 5

Second stay at Bramble Bank

This is the second stay we have had at Bramble Bank and are planning a third next year. The lodge is nice and private with the hot tub tucked away around the side. The location is great, just a short drive into Bowness-on-Windermere and Windermere itself. The lodge is dog friendly which is ideal for us. Whitecross bay has a small playground for kids and a clubhouse, which we didn’t use because we had a dog with us. Same with the swimming pool. Would recommend staying here and I specifically book Bramble Bank when I do. If I could change one thing it would be being allowed to leave the dog for short periods of time in the lodge (crate trained) whilst going swimming.

Review date: 13th October 2018

Overall Rating


out of 5

Excellent relaxing stay

Had a very relaxing stay . Enjoyed the hot,tub . Enjoyed the walks around the area. Very peaceful. Super clean lodge and quite private . No noise at night. Doggie loved it!

Review date: 11th September 2018

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About White Cross Bay, Windermere

Stay in a lodge or log cabin at White Cross Bay. Situated on the shores of Lake Windermere it is one of the most popular park locations in the very heart of the Lake District.

For more detailed information about White Cross Bay, Windermere please Click here.

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