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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.

Caravan Holidays

If you're looking for a caravan holiday in the Lake District, look no further than White Cross Bay. You'll find a fantastic range of caravan accommodation on offer, including brand new models.

Lodge Holidays

The Lake District and luxury lodges go hand-in-hand. White Cross Bay is home to a wide range of brilliant lodges, including 2 and 3 bedroom models and our brand new Windermere lodges.

A view over the boats docked at Lake Windermere Views over Lake Windermere
A family feeding ducks on the grass by the edge of Lake Windermere Feeding the ducks by the lake
A family relaxing in the indoor swimming pool Having a swim in the indoor pool
A couple strolling through the lodges at White Cross Bay Holiday Park Modern contemporary lodges

What's Included in the Cost of Your Holiday

When you book your holiday directly with us, you can enjoy all of the fantastic facilities below at no extra cost.

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Helpful Information

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White Cross Bay offers a peaceful atmostphere with light entertainment

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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.

The interior of The Boathouse Bar & Restaurant at White Cross Bay Holiday Park 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 8.0 out of 10 based on 495 reviews
Reviews and scores from the last 12 months.
10 out of 10


AnnanGBFamily (the eldest child is aged 5 - 14)
Great stay at Whitecross Bay, no complaints.
Confirmed traveller:09 July 2021
Published on:20 July 2021
7 out of 10


As above I have nothing else to add. The park itself is lovely and clean. The accommodation was quite poor compared to other parks.
Confirmed traveller:09 July 2021
Published on:20 July 2021
1 out of 10


GBFamily (the eldest child is aged 4 or under)
I have booked different caravan to what I was given not happy. I was told nothing can be done by reception. I should be given compensation for this. Won’t be coming back
Confirmed traveller:09 July 2021
Published on:19 July 2021
10 out of 10


LoanheadGBFamily (the eldest child is aged 15 or over)
Camp easy for none guest to get in/on to
Confirmed traveller:09 July 2021
Published on:19 July 2021
9 out of 10


ConwyGBFamily (the eldest child is aged 15 or over)
I've been here a few times and always enjoyed it. This is the 1st time I've had any issues but it was dealt with straight away. Unfortunately due to covid they did have staff of work so not everything was open all time but it didn't cause any problems. I will definitely be back
Confirmed traveller:09 July 2021
Published on:19 July 2021

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