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Walk, Sail, Cycle, Relax

Whether you prefer to be active or sit back and relax, you’ll find your own perfect escape at White Cross Bay Holiday Park in Bowness-on-Windermere.

Our location right on the shores of the lake provides the perfect destination for a family holiday or couple’s getaway. Set within pretty woodland, you’ll enjoy a lovely natural environment with plenty of opportunities for wildlife spotting.

On park you’ll find everything you need for total relaxation with an indoor pool, gym, spa pool, sauna and steam room.

Youngsters are also well catered for with a children’s play area and activities during the school holidays.
David Bellamy Gold Award
Visit England 5 Star
Honey Bee friendly park
View over lake Windermere View over lake Windermere
Feeding the ducks by the harbour Feeding the ducks by the harbour
Having a swim in the indoor pool Having a swim in the indoor pool
Modern contemporary lodges Modern contemporary lodges

5 Things To Make Your Trip Memorable

The busy town centre at Bowness 1

Beautiful Bowness

You’ll find everything from quirky shops to ice-creams and cafes at Bowness-on-Windermere. It’s also a great spot to try outdoor activities from pitch and putt to watersports.

Relaxing with drinks in the Boathouse Bar 2

Family Meals

End the day with a tasty meal in the Boathouse Bar & Restaurant. It’s the perfect place to catch up with friends and family and chat about your day.

Father and son kayaking at Brockhole 3

Lakeside Activities

Take a ten-minute walk to Brockhole, where you’ll discover lots of activities and can catch a Windermere Cruise to Ambleside and Bowness-on-Windermere.

Peter Rabbit at Beatrix Potter World 4

The World of Beatrix Potter

See the tales of Peter Rabbit and Jemima Puddleduck come to life at the World of Beatrix Potter. With scenes from the classic books, it’s a treat for all ages. 

The spa at White Cross Bay 5

Unwind in the Spa

Feel any aches and pains melt away as you enjoy some adults-only time at the spa. With childcare available, your little ones will be entertained while you relax.

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Scores 8.4 out of 10 based on 2928 reviews
9 out of 10


As it was off season the park was very quiet which I preferred. I had a couple of meals in the restaurant which I enjoyed. I found the amusements area severely lacking and the site shop on the small side with not a great range of products although it had all the things you might need urgently. The location was fantastic being right on the lakeside and its a nice drive to Bowness if you want to explore and shop. The park was very dark at night and if you were to walk about at night you would need a torch.
Confirmed guest:11 March 2019
Published on:15 March 2019
5 out of 10


WirralGBGroups (5 or more accommodation)
The floor in the living room was dirty, there was a funny smell also had to but air freshener. The couches where ripped and greyed. Not how the pictures look at all. The floor in the bathroom was all bubbled. There where cobwebs. Also the water didn’t work when we go there and had to wait nearly 2 hours for water. One of the bed in the twin bedrooms mattress was broke as the springs had gone. Also the couches where stained. I even called up prior to make sure the lodge was clean as read reviews saying not the cleanest. Just because you take dogs doesn’t mean you are not clean people and expect the lodge to be clean! If you are going to advertise a lodge at least make sure the pictures match an the images are far from what we got!
Confirmed guest:11 March 2019
Published on:15 March 2019

Hi Alisha.

We are very concerned to read your feedback today. We do hope that you were able to speak with a member of the team during your stay with us. We would have liked the opportunity to put this right for you.

If you have not done so already, please contact us further on: We hope to hear from you soon.


8 out of 10

Confirmed holidaymaker

Enjoyable experience
Confirmed guest:11 March 2019
Published on:15 March 2019
10 out of 10

Confirmed holidaymaker

BlackburnGBFamily (the eldest child is aged 5 - 14)
We have stayed here 7 times now, and can’t wait for our next holiday.
Confirmed guest:11 March 2019
Published on:15 March 2019
10 out of 10


Brilliant park, unfortunately the lodge wasn’t brilliant this time
Confirmed guest:08 March 2019
Published on:11 March 2019

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