White Cross Bay

Based on 9 reviews

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Lodge Overview

Bedrooms 3
Sleeps 6
Dog Friendly No
Style Traditional

Welcome to Lakeshaven, a three bedroom traditional lodge in a woodland setting

Lakeshaven is a traditional style pine lodge in the Skiptory Howe area of White Cross Bay. It enjoys a private position on the park with woodland to three sides of the lodge plus a secluded and private deck to two sides. With its nautical theme and contemporary styling, Lakeshaven offers a cosy retreat ideal for couples or families looking for a quiet location. The lodge will sleep up to 6 guests plus an infant in a travel cot. It’s perfect for a romantic getaway or simply as a base to explore the Lakes.

Sorry we are unable to accept dogs at Lakeshaven Lodge.

Accommodation Details

Living area:

  • A charming open plan carpeted lounge and tiled dining area
  • Furniture includes 2 faux leather sofas and 2 armchairs
  • Dining table with 6 chairs
  • Flat screen TV and DVD player plus soundbar with Bluetooth connectivity
  • Set of patio doors leading out onto the side deck

Kitchen area:

  • There is 1 step up to the fully equipped kitchen which is semi divided from lounge with ‘island’ sink and drainer
  • Equipment includes a 4 ring gas hob, built in oven and grill, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave, kettle and toaster, ample cutlery and crockery plus plenty of storage space

Master bedroom:

  • The larger master bedroom has a king size bed
  • Built in wardrobes including above bed storage and bedside cabinets
  • Standing TV
  • Patio doors open out onto a secluded and private part of the deck to the side of the lodge
  • En suite shower room with thermostatic shower, toilet, basin, vanity unit and shaving point

Second bedroom:

  • The second bedroom has a double bed
  • Built in wardrobe including above bed storage space and bedside tables

Third bedroom:

  • The third bedroom has twin beds
  • Wardrobe and bedside table


  • The family bathroom has a three quarter size bath, over bath shower, mirror vanity unit and toilet

Other information:

  • Please note: Lakeshaven is located on a hill within the Skiptory Howe area of White Cross Bay
  • For families with children – the area immediately around the lodge may not be suitable for playing outside. An outdoor play area is a short walk away
  • Centrally heated throughout ensuring a comfortable stay all year round

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 if using 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.


Lakeshaven is accessed by 7 shallow steps. There is 1 step up to the kitchen area.

Please note: Skiptory Howe is a hilly area of the park and therefore may not be suitable for some guests.


Sorry we are unable to accept dogs at Lakeshaven Lodge.

Infants (Up to 24 months)

A travel cot and high chair are provided free of charge. 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 and runs to the front and side of the lodge. A slab or base is provided for a BBQ but please bring your own disposable BBQ.

Outdoor dining table and 6 chairs.


There is designated parking for 2 cars to the front of the lodge.

Additional cars should be parked at reception.

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.


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. From our experience, it is only suitable for page browsing and sending emails.

WiFi is provided for personal use only and is not intended for high data usage, gaming and/or use for business purposes.

Any more questions

Please refer to our comprehensive FAQs page or contact us.

Joined Lake District Lodge Holidays

Lakeshaven Lodge has been rented through us since February 2019.


Overall Rating


out of 5

Fantastic location, fantastic site

Great location on the lakeshore, close to Ambleside and Windermere. Grasmere in striking distance also. Accomodation was absolutly fantastic could not have wished for better, very comfortable and well equipt. Christmas tree was a nice touch too.

Review date: 13th January 2020

Overall Rating


out of 5

Enjoyable Christmas holiday at Lakeshaven.

We had a very enjoyable Christmas at Lakeshaven. All the amenities we required, and it was warm and cosy. Beds were very comfortable and the showers very good. Great location, although the trees made it quite dark during the day.

Review date: 03rd January 2020

Overall Rating


out of 5

Fabulous as always

Lakeland is my favourite lodge, I love it here, Lodge is so homely and comfortable, it has everything you could possibly need in it. Can’t wait to go back again

Review date: 08th December 2019

Overall Rating


out of 5


Was clean, comfortable a good place too spend a couple of days. Would go back. Very peaceful and relaxing

Review date: 15th July 2019

Thank you for your kind review Beverley, we are so pleased you found Lakeshaven to be a comfortable lodge for your stay. This lodge is ideal for larger families or groups with its three-bedrooms, it offers a cosy retreat for all. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future for another relaxing stay.

Romany - Lake District Lodge Holidays , July 2019

Overall Rating


out of 5

Gorgeous lodge

We had a lovely stay for two nights in June. The lodge is fab - very homely and cosy with some nice decor uoucgs. There was a deer outside below the cabin. What a sight! Beautiful spot. The clubhouse was great too and park well kept. I would def return to this cabin.

Review date: 09th June 2019

Overall Rating


out of 5

Fabulous time, everything we needed and a welcome bottle of wine on arrival.

Perfect few days. Fully equipped with everything we needed, excellent elevated location in the park.

Review date: 07th April 2019

Overall Rating


out of 5

My stay

Staff very friendly great place to stay very comfy and clean everything you need on hand 10/10 all round

Review date: 01st April 2019

Overall Rating


out of 5


My group booked just a few days prior to our stay. We got a great deal. We couldn’t fault the place. Everything was ideal for family, couples or groups. We will be back.

Review date: 26th March 2019

Thank you for your kind review Alan, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and would like to return. New to our portfolio, Lakeshaven Lodge is a cosy retreat for families and couples looking for a quiet location. We look forward to welcoming you back for another stay in the future.

Romany - Lake District Lodge Holidays, March 2019

Overall Rating


out of 5


This is the 3rd time I have stayed in this lodge and I love it I stay at Whitecross upto 5 times a year and would stay here every time, only they don’t allow dogs. The position is quiet and the lodge is so comfy and well equipped. Please become dog friendly.

Review date: 24th March 2019


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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