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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia 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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St Helens, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia 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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1Thank Daisyl020
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Gateshead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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1Thank Khudson2611
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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cumbria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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2Thank KrustyCumbria
Whitley Bay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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1Thank Julie F
Shropshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a fantastic stay at White Cross Bay, we have visited many times before but I have to say this has been the best New Years Eve party yet. Credit to all at White Cross Bay who certainly made it a night to remember. Great singer and band, fab magician, great buffet and photo booth enjoyed by 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 leave us such lovely comments of your recent holiday with us. It is so lovely to hear that you had such a lovely holiday celebrating New Year's Eve with us and that all the staff here at White Cross Bay were so friendly and helped you create amazing memories. All the staff at...

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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
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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 And Marina
White Cross Bay Leisure Park & Marina Hotel Windermere
White Cross Bay Holiday Park Windermere, Lake District, UK
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