UNESCO newly awarded the Lake District World Heritage status on Sunday 09 July 2017, while Hadrian's Wall, just North of Carlisle, celebrated 30 years with World Heritage designated status.
The entire spacious and relaxing historic Lakeland stone built Lodge by Lake Windermere in Windermere, sleeps up to 13 people in five bedrooms in addition a double futon pull-down settee is available.
First entrance hallway leading to stairs up to first double bedroom with 5ft. bed with separate adjoining cloakroom. Stairs leading up to the First Floor accommodation:
First Floor: First kitchen / breakfast room.
Electric cooker, 2 microwave cookers, fridge/freezer, 2 toasters, electric crock pot and electric rice cooker, electric griddle and two coffee percolators, dishwasher and washing machine in the first-floor kitchen / breakfast room with table seating 4.
First Floor: Reception room / dining room with dining room table seating 4, three settees, chair and flat screen television / radio / DVD in first floor reception room / dining room.
First Floor separate dining room with dining table seating 8.
Free British Telecom Broadband Infinity Internet connection 9 - 10 megabytes and Freeview flat screen 32” TV / radio / DVD in First Floor reception room / dining room.
Second Floor: First family bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.
Second Floor: Second and third double family bedrooms each with a 5ft. bed and a 3ft. 6” bed in each of the two family treble bedrooms.
Second hallway leading to ground floor accommodation, which benefits from large dual aspect bay windows in the second reception / dining room with easy ground floor walking access.
Second hallway leading to the following ground floor accommodation:
Second reception / dining room on the ground floor, second Freeview BT Vision with free BT Sports channels flat 40” flat screen second T.V. / radio and DVD. Free British Telecom Broadband Infinity Internet connection 9 - 10 megabytes and free BT Vision with free BT Sport. Freeview with BT Vision.
Second reception / dining room on Ground Floor: three-seater leather couch, and double pull-down futon settee (sleeps up to two people) and dining-room table seating 4.
Second kitchen/breakfast room on Ground Floor: Tabletop electric cooker, electric hob, 2 large griddles, 2 microwaves, toaster, electric crock pot, larder fridge and separate freezer and table seats two.
Saucepans, dishes, cutlery, cups, saucers and provided in the ground floor and the first floor two kitchen breakfast rooms.
The entire spacious Lakeland Lodge is able to accommodate up to 13 people with beds and bedding for up to 13 people.
The second bathroom with shower attachment over the bath, please note there is restricted headroom over the bath with toilet and wash hand basin is on the ground floor.
Altogether there are five bedrooms with four 5' ft. king size beds, and three single beds and one double futon pull-down settee in the ground floor first reception as follows:
One 5ft. king size bed on the Ground Floor bedroom.
One 5ft. king size bed on the First Floor bedroom.
Two 5ft. king size beds on the Third Floor in two treble bedrooms.
There are two single beds 3'6" on the Third Floor in the same treble bedrooms as the two 5' ft. king size double beds.
The Ground Floor one single bedroom with one single 3'6" bed is via stone walled patio courtyard garden.
There is a pull-down double futon settee in the Ground Floor first reception room.
All beds and pull-down double futon settee provided with bed linen, pillows, and duvets.
Lakeland Lodge's own private secluded stone-walled courtyard patio garden with garden furniture.
Full bed linen, duvets and pillows are included within the tariff. Free cots and highchairs are available on request.
All nationalities and children are welcome to stay at the self-catering Lakeland Lodge.
Full gas central heating in all rooms and electricity included within the tariff rates. Windows are newly double glazed in Lakeland Lodge.
The entire Lakeland Lodge is situated within a spacious Victorian Lakeland Cumbrian sunlit five-bedroom Lakeland Lodge accommodating up to 13 people. Lakeland Lodge has double glazed large dual aspect bay windows with views overlooking Claife Heights and Sheriff's Walk Woods in Windermere leading through the woods down to the shores of Lake Windermere.
Lakeland Lodge is midway between the two Lakeland villages of Windermere and Bowness-on-Windermere close to all amenities and shops and to Windermere railway, bus and coach stations and Carlisle Airport.
Lakeland Lodge is within easy walking distance to churches, banks, post offices, restaurants, cafes, coffee / tea shops, wine bars, tapas bars, pubs, inns, hotels, independent specialist shops, supermarkets, stores (the home of Lakeland Plastics in Windermere), boutiques, library, theatres, cinemas, art galleries, museums, and sports centres are all within 350 yards.
Lakeland Lodge is within easy 5 minutes strolling distance of villages, woods, and lakeshores and countless trails, moor land and fells with all the amenities the Lake District National Park has to offer. Holiday activities include painting, riding, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, swimming, cycling, mountain biking, golfing and fell walking, or leisurely strolls beside the world-renowned Lake Windermere, the marina and steamer piers at Bowness-on-Windermere. A visit to the Lake District is not complete without a cruise on Lake Windermere, where boats can also be hired. Bicycles and tandems are available for hire in Windermere next to Windermere Railway Station, bus and coach station where trains, buses and coaches travel to Carlisle Airport.
The many visitor attractions nearby include Beatrice Potter's home and museum. Brockhole Visitors' Centre, Lake Aquarium at Lakeside at Newby Bridge is close by. Countless National Trust historical houses abound in this fascinating area with Blackwell, Holker Hall in Cartmel, Sizergh Castle, and Levens Hall to name but a few. The home of William Wordsworth, the poet is at Dove Cottage and William Wordsworth’s museum both close by in the Lakeland village of Grasmere with John Ruskin's elegant home at Brantwood and museum are both nearby in the Lakeland village of Coniston by Lake Coniston. Alfred Wainwright demonstrated his great love of the Lake District by his many feted walks on his much-loved Cumbrian Fells as he portrayed in his numerous celebrated illustrated travel guidebooks about UNESCO World Heritage designated Lake District National Park in Cumbria, North West England.
The self-catering Lakeland Lodge in Windermere in the World Heritage Lake District provides access by means of the nearby A591 to the market towns of Kendal and A65 to Kirby Lonsdale. Close to the Yorkshire Dales National Park and nearby to the M6 motorway to: Scotland, Carlisle, Penrith, and Lancaster (leading to the Port of Heysham with sailings to the Isle of Man with sailings to the Cities of Belfast in Northern Ireland and to Dublin in Southern Ireland).
Lakeland Lodge is close to the M6 motorway to Preston, Manchester and Birmingham and nearby A1 motorway to the Cities of: Newcastle, Sunderland, York and Leeds.
Windermere bus and coach stations and Windermere railway station, Oxenholme railway station and Kendal station are all close by with mainline rail connections to: Scotland's Edinburgh and Glasgow Airports, the Lake District's Carlisle Airport, Carlisle, Barrow-in-Furness, Lancaster, Preston, Manchester, Manchester Airport, Liverpool, Liverpool Airport, North Wales and South Wales, London and to all the major London Airports, Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and London City and channel sea ports, major rail stations and Euro Tunnel rail services to all over Europe and beyond.
Arrival times travelling to Windermere, Cumbria is as follows:
Carlisle Airport (CAX): 57 miles (91 kilometres)
time by road 1 hour 11 minutes.
Blackpool Airport: 61 miles (99 kilometres)
time by road 1 hour 05 minutes.
Edinburgh Airport: 161 miles (258 kilometres)
time by road 2 hours 56 minutes.
Glasgow Airport: 147 miles (236 kilometres)
time by road 2 hours 43 minutes.
Heathrow Airport: 269 miles (431 kilometres)
time by road 4 hours 26 minutes.
Manchester Airport: 90 miles (141 kilometres)
time by road 1 hour 38 minutes.
Port of Heysham: 35 miles (96 kilometres)
time by road 52 minutes.
Train Times to Lakeland Lodge in Windermere is as follows:
From London Euston Railway Station: 3 hours 30 minutes.
From Eurostar London Kings Cross Railway Station: 3 hours 40 minutes.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car is available outside Kendal Railway Station.
Cabs and taxis are available outside all bus and train station.