For a woodland getaway with on-site facilities on Lake Windermere, pack your bags and your four-legged best friends and head for this lodge right on the lake.
Nestled in a secluded part of the White Cross Bay Holiday Park near Troutbeck Bridge, it is an ideal base for family time away and to see the Lake District in all its glory.
This delightful cabin in the woods has a living area that leads out onto spacious decking with a private hot tub and place for alfresco dining. There is a double bedroom and two twins and the open plan consists of a kitchen overlooking a formal dining area and sink-in sofas to relax in after a long day out
At A Glance
About 40 Skiptory Howe
Immersed in lush woodland this log cabin has Lake Windermere on its doorstep with enough space for a large family or a group of friends who want to get away from it all without having to leave the pooches at home.
Once you have climbed the four steps onto the decking the accommodation is all on one level with three spacious bedrooms, one double and two twins, sharing a shower room.
The kitchen incorporates a farmhouse table and chairs and the living area leads out onto decking that has seating for meals alfresco in the sun and a private hot tub.
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Things To Do in Troutbeck Bridge
Location, location, location are the keywords here with Lake Windermere right on your doorstep. Once you have your leisure pass for the park there are a multitude of things to do. You can take a dip in the heated indoor swimming after a stint in the sauna or a workout in the gym. Let the youngsters loose in the large play park and take your tykes for a walk in the woodland without leaving the site.
Step down from your deck and armed with your beach towels head for the lake’s edge where Laddie can paddle in the shallows while you contemplate what water sport would best suit you and the gang. If you need some inspiration during peak season there are organised activities to choose from such as canoeing and orienteering.
Start your ventures outside the park with a two-mile walk to bustling Bowness-on-Windermere. Here you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to pubs and eateries that cater for family and furry friends alike.
While you are here you can visit the World of Beatrix Potter or take a walk up Queen Adelaide’s Hill for sweeping views of the lake and fells. There is always the option of a canine-friendly cruise across the lake where you are likely to get a boat’s-eye view of your site.
To get the best out of Cumbria anyone who knows the region will tell you that the closer you are to Windermere, the largest of the lakes, the better. So, you can’t go wrong with this desirable location where, from your lodge, you can see the water lapping on the shoreline.
Young families who love the great outdoors are going to thrive here and there is plenty of space for your pup to play. The facilities are top notch and include an indoor heated swimming pool, spa pool, sauna, steam room and gym. It is likely, however, that you would be spending a large portion of your time boating or canoeing on the lake and exploring the villages and climbing the fells in the area.
Once you are back at base you can give your aching limbs a treat by immersing them in a multitude of bubbles in your own hot tub on the decking of your cabin set against lush woodland.
If you are looking for an all-encompassing Lake District experience that doesn’t leave Lassie and Laddie out, then 40 Skiptory Howe should be under serious consideration. Pack your bags, strap the youngsters in and put your poodle in between to head for a destination where everyone is guaranteed to have a fun-filled holiday.
40 Skiptory Howe
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