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Willow Vale
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a three bed unit for ourselves and son and grandson in December 2016. Unit was well furnished in a modern style which left us wanting for nothing. The resort offers a large pool, gym, resturant and bar. Close to Windemeyer for shopping and lake cruises. Overall a great place to base your adventures with cycling and walking in...

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

Thank you for this amazing review, it is very pleasing to hear that you your Son and Grandson enjoy our great facilities. I have passed your wonderful feedback to the team and they were all very pleased to hear this. I do agree we are in a great location and close to Windermere for shopping and lake cruises. If you...

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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

on arrival the staff was amazing and very friendly!!!! we stayed in a platinum lodge which was lovely clean throughout and bedding was crisp and fresh we are a family of 5 and there was plenty of room. there was a little problem during our stay but the staff was amazing and looked after us 100% the bar staff was...

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent holiday with us. We are so pleased you had such a lovely time and found all our staff to be amazing and friendly. All our staff here at White cross Bay to ensure that our guests have a lovely holiday and create amazing memories. We are so happy...

St Helens, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We have stayed in different lodges and caravans here a white cross bay numerous times and it never fails to impress. Staff are wonderful accommodation has always been 1st class. Restaurant has good selection and not overpriced. Pool steam and sauna is an added bonus. The grounds are well kept and right on the lake ideal for total relaxation! Good...

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

Thank you so much for your lovely review of your recent holiday with us. It’s lovely to hear that you have often stayed here at White Cross Bay and each time it never fails to impress you. We are so pleased that you find all our staff so wonderful and accommodation 1st class. We agree that our leisure facilities are...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We went to White Cross Bay for the New Year thought it be different to get away for the Xmas Holidays. We now wished we stayed at home. We booked a Gold lodge for 6 people 4 adults 2 children. The standard of the lodge is not GOLD is more like Bronze if you had to give it a rating...

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Park R, 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 sorry you felt disappointed with your accommodation. As I do not have the details of your booking I am not able to have a look into the issues you have raised. I hope that you contacted the reception team at the time of your stay...

Gateshead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a three night stay at White Cross Bay over new year. We didn't book the site until rather late (October ish) so I have to say I was quite concerned about what to expect, particularly when I saw the size of the site, but these fears were quickly reassured. Check in process was quick and easy with a...

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Park R, 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 had such a lovely stay here at White Cross Bay. As you say our park is ideally situated for all the lovely scenic walks we have in the area. We are glad that you found our reception team so helpful when you...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I would like to start by saying we booked a Silver + caravan and were upgraded to a Gold, so we were very happy to start with, the caravan itself was very nice and clean and we have no complaints about that. The facilities consist of the Boathouse restaurant and from what I could see was fine. The Swimming pool...

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

Thank you for your review we are so pleased that you enjoyed your upgrade and that you found your gold caravan to be so nice and clean and that you also enjoyed the facilities in the Boathouse. We are sorry that you were disappointed with the entertainment on park. We are a leisure park more than a entertainments park so...

cumbria
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We have been coming here as a family for years and it has changed hands so many times, the prices are going up but with nothing in return. Lots going on for the guests that own lodges but not for the regular holiday makers. Pool has be refurbished but you have to book a time slot? what is that all...

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Park R, 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 do run a time session on the pool at busy times, this is to stop the pool getting too full for both regulations reasons and also for guest’s enjoyment. So guests can enjoy the leisure facilities without it being too full. I am not able to...

Whitley Bay
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We stayed the weekend before Christmas in lodge Bowness 71 which is one of the larger 2 bedroom lodges. The lodge was lovely, nicely furnished and presented, warm, clean and well equipped. The park was on the quiet side, due to the time of the year, and we had no problem in using the pool or other facilities at any...

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review of your recent holiday with us. We are so glad you had such a lovely stay here at White Cross Bay. It’s so great to hear that you found you accommodation so lovely, warm and well equipped. We are glad you also enjoyed the facilities....

Shropshire
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Just stayed at White Cross Bay Park for 5 night , we booked a Gold Star caravan . The site is great and reception service also good. We booked a gold star caravan no 21 at £597 for 5 nights. Whilst the caravan was overall fine some of the detail not so : On arrival there was no plug in...

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Park R, 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 that you found our site so great and the reception staff so helpful. In regards to the issues you have raised the caravans and lodges do only come with one or two parking spaces, other parking is provided in the surrounding areas. We...

England
Reviewed 2 January 2017

White Cross Bay is situated in a great location by the shores of Lake Windermere roughly half way between the towns of Bowness on Windermere and Ambleside. The reception staff were very friendly and helpful. We hired a luxury 2 bedroom lodge which was perfect for our family. The lodge was modern, clean and nicely decorated and only 2 minutes...

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent holiday with us. We are so pleased that you had such a lovely holiday with us and enjoyed all our great facilities here at White Cross Bay. We have to agree that we are perfectly situated in the heart of the lake district and a perfect base for...

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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 )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
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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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