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Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1LF, England
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White Cross Bay Holiday Park
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Upton, null, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a week, the sight is nice and clean in a amazing location. Unfortunately we did eat on site, the service was slow the food over cooked the breakfast menu was all fried(accept cereal); we asked for scrambled egg and grilled bacon but was told it was not possible - have what's on the menu or go... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We (family of 4) have just returned from 7 nights at white cross bay. We rented a private lodge (have fine got last 3yrs) we love this site!! It's clean tidy and very well maintained! All lodges and caravans all well laid out in little clusters, you don't get that wedged in feeling like done sites! Love it little on... More

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

Thank you for taking to the time to review our park. I am pleased to read that your privately rented accommodation suited your family’s needs. Thank you for your kind words with regards to our park grounds and facilities, we strive to maintain our park to a high standard for our guests to enjoy and it is nice to receive... More

Windermere, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Second time of staying here both myself and my friend have come with the kids leaving the boys at home . The reception staff were fantastic Gavin making us feel very welcome as we arrived . Food was above average and well priced we both took full advantage of fish and chip Friday. The bar staff worked solidly and made... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on our park. It is nice to read that you have stayed with us before and you enjoyed your return visit and are planning a future trip to us! Thank you for your comments regarding your accommodation, food and your kind words about Ollie I will be sure to pass... More

Ely, England, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
13 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a week in a privately owned lodge which is hired out, the sight is nice and the pool a decent size, we didnt eat on site as we were a big group and would have been expensive despecialy with us (mum and dad) paying. I was disappointed in the staff we encountered as they both were... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review our park. I am sorry to hear that your experience with the staff you encountered wasn’t a good one. I can only apologise as we strive to provide a high level of customer service to all guests on park, I will ensure your comments are passed on to the staff. I am... More

Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We've just returned from our week at White Cross Bay and have really great memories. The staff were welcoming and informative. Our Superior Caravan standard caravan was lovely. It was new, clean and ideally situated in Deer Park. The site facilities were great: clean, lovely garden/flowers in the outside bar area, beautiful location, sensible site rules, food was good value... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on our park. I am pleased to read that your caravan met with your expectations. We are very lucky to be situated in the heart of the Lake District and on the shore of Lake Windermere. Thank you for your kind words about the staff, I will ensure that they... More

Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Second stay here this year,Very clean lodge and camp.All the staff are brilliant,food and drink on site is good(and the gentleman on keyboard and guitar good(think he was called Rodger).In my opion one of the best campsites in the uk.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on our park. It is nice to read that you have stayed with us before and you enjoyed your return visit! I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed our summer fun entertainment programme and I will ensure that your kind words about our staff are passed on to them... More

London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited White Cross Bay for one week at the end of July and stayed in a log cabin, which we found to be very well equipped, comfortable and clean with a lovely view. On arrivial check in was very efficient and swift, with a friendly welcome to the park. The facilities in the park were of a good standard,... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on our park. I am pleased to read that your lodge met with your expectations. We are very lucky to be situated in the heart of the Lake District and on the shore of Lake Windermere. Thank you for your kind words about the staff, I will ensure that they... More

Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we've just come back from a fantastic family holiday, ours was a last minute booking, we literally turned up looking for a lodge as where we were originally booked was unsuitable. We were met by Gavin who was extremely helpful, We were soon booked into a private rented lodge with a lake view!! We were looked after by Gavin on... More

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

Thank you for such a wonderful review. It is so great to read that you and all your family enjoyed your holiday here at White Cross Bay. I am pleased that your accommodation was everything you expected and more! It is nice to read that you loved our summer fun entertainment programme and the Movie under the Stars which has... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stay :) ollie the bar tender, what a guy.... very helpful and always new exactly what we wanted. The staff in general were very helpful . Roger lee the resident entertainer new all the classics and surprised me with his knowledge of the new stuff... can't wait for next year

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on our park. It is nice to read that you enjoyed our summer fun entertainment programme and I will ensure that your kind words about this and Ollie are passed on to them. We look forward to seeing you very soon, don’t hesitate to contact one of our Holiday sales... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Facilities at this site are absolutely perfect .. Overlooking Windermere lake and a very short distance from the heart of Bowness.. Staff extremely helpful and site kept immaculate .. Highly recommended for a peaceful, relaxing family holiday..

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on our park. We are very lucky to be situated in the heart of the Lake District, close to the local towns and attractions, and on the shore of Lake Windermere. Thank you for your kind words about the staff, I will ensure that they are passed on to them... More

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Address: Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1LF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
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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White Cross Bay boasts our best choice of facilities and sits directly on the shores of Lake Windermere. We offer one of the most idyllic and scenic locations in the very heart of the Lake District. The panorama of the lake, surrounding fells and countryside is breathtaking. Our Park facilities are unrivalled and whatever your preferred leisure pastimes there is enough choice to provide a full and relaxing holiday without even venturing off the park. ... more   less 
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