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White Cross Bay Holiday Park

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Returned today from a 4 night stay at White Cross Bay resort, staying at Grandpa's Lodge with our 2 year old son. Upon arrival at the resort, after checking in we were given directions to the lodge which seemed straight forward however after driving around for 20mins totally lost and little one getting restless we asked for directions (again) this...

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stockton on tees
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Reluctant to say to much about this park because i want it to remain a secret,i have been to loads of places up and down the country this place is first class,beautiful suroundings,lovely setting,park is so tranquil its lovely,swimming and great bar area,ideally sited so all areas of the lakes are easy to get to,accomodation is clean and spacious i...

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Leigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just got home from an outstanding weekend at Whitecross Bay, Park and Resorts. Firstly yes the weather was horrible, but we didnt let this spoil mine and my partners weekend away. We stayed in a Meadley Lodge, Amazing! Very clean lodge and comfortable, we was very surprised with what we got for our money. Best of all the HOT TUBE...

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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here twice now. Quite a large park so if your caravan or lodge isn't near the entrance you will most likely get lost. Had a week here and all members of party got lost on a daily basis! Other tourists too. We kept bumping into people all week who were asking the way out and we too had to...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just visited white cross bay again for the umpteenth time and must say it's gone really poor. It used to be really family orientated and a lovely place to stay and while the facilities and settings are excellent it now seems since its been taken over they're only interested if you've got a few quid. We only went for the...

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Northumberland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time visiting what was a Park Resort normally stay at the Parkdean sites. Park itself is small but has everything you need for a break away. Staff were friendly especially Sam (entertainment) & Amanda (Boathouse), Josh & Louise were friendly too at the bar. The park itself was a great place for exploring the Lakes. Hubby and son explored...

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiance and I stayed here at the beginning of March. We brought our dog with us for a long weekend stay for my birthday and were not disappointed. This is the first time we had been anywhere like this with our dog, and were very skeptical about doing so because we have a 'shy' dog. But she settled in...

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our eighth visit and as always white cross bay delivered. Food top notch again. Fantastic place to use as a base for walks and easy access to bowness and Ambleside for your shopping needs. See you again in june!

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CustomerServicePR, General Manager at White Cross Bay Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your holiday with us. It’s great to hear that you had such a great time and found the food to be so good. We are as you say an ideal location for local walks and easy access for both Windermere and Ambleside. We look forward to seeing you on your...

yorkshire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just been to this site for a long weekend. Booked at short notice due to being let down. Couldn't have asked for more. Close to everything we wanted for walking. Short drive to anywhere else. Didn't manage to use the sites many facilities due to having the dog with us. we will revisit in summer and try them out. Excellent...

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CustomerServicePR, General Manager at White Cross Bay Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. We are so pleased that you found the park to be so ideally situated for all the local walks that surround us and for all the beautiful local villages. It’s so great to see that you want to book with us again and we look forward to...

Gosport, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a beautiful lodge that was clean and well equipped. There were fantasist view of lake Windermere. A small shop on site but town a few minutes by cars. Indoor pool, more suited for children as only chest height for adults. Also restaurant on site offering the usual, did not use as needed gluten free and menu offered...

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CustomerServicePR, General Manager at White Cross Bay Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent holiday with us. We are so pleased you found the lodge to be so beautiful, clean and well equipped on your arrival. We are sorry that you felt you were not able to dine with us in the restaurant, we do have a wide variety of dishes that can be...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the shores of Lake Windermere in one of the most idyllic and scenic locations in the very heart of the Lake District. White Cross Bay is set within picturesque woodland, and with red deer and rabbits as local residents, a break here is sure to take you back to nature. There’s something for everyone, whether you’re looking for a quiet break or active escape. Enjoy the indoor pool, gym, spa pool, sauna and steam room to feel totally rejuvenated. For the more adventurous there’s an abundance of local walking tracks with stunning views of the Lake District or try the Treetop trek in Brockhole National Park. White Cross Bay is located between Ambleside and Windermere so there is a wide variety of pubs, cafes, restaurants. Popular eateries in the local area are Pedros, The Flying Pig, The Drunken Duck, The Albert, Zefferellis and The Wild Boar that has a very special reputation locally and nationally for its quality of food and drink experience and White Cross Bay even have their own marina on Lake Windermere with boat launching facilities – a walk along the boardwalk to see the boats and ducks is a must! The perfect way to finish your day is with a homemade meal and drink in the restaurant and bar on site. Why not take advantage of our holiday childcare facility for children aged 2 - 8yrs, and enjoy a few hours to yourself? Simply call the park to book on a session. ... more   less 

Additional Information about White Cross Bay Holiday Park

Address: Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1LF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Hotel Class:5 star — White Cross Bay Holiday Park 5*
Number of rooms: 455
Also Known As:
White Cross Bay Leisure Park & Marina Hotel Windermere
White Cross Bay Leisure Park And Marina
White Cross Bay Holiday Park Windermere, Lake District
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