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Luxury Lodges On Shores Of Lake Windermere, Lake District, Cumbria, England - Happy Days Lodge Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi
  • Indoor Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking



Happy Days Lodge Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)

Happy Days Lodge has been completely refurbished and is now bright, modern and extremely comfortable. 2 bedrooms, master bedroom with TV and en suite plus a twin bedroom and family bathroom.centrally heated and double glazed. Large lounge (42" tv)with dining area with french doors leading onto a huge decking area that gets the sun all day, top quality outdoor furniture for your comfort. Fully fitted kitchen,with every appliance you need incl dishwasher. Happy Days is in a great position on the Park close to reception and all the leisure facilities, swimming pool, gym, sauna etc which are all free to guests staying at the lodge, yet we are only a 2 minute walk from the Lake.

White Cross Bay Park and Marina is in an ideal spot for couples and families wanting to explore this fabulous area, with Windermere, Bowness and Ambleside and many major attractions close by. This lodge will not disappoint, it has everything you need and more for your perfect break in the The Lake District.

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About the property


Both of our lodges are large luxurious,2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, contemporary style lodges, beautifully furnished, very well equipped and with top quality bedding and towels.Each lodge has a huge decking area on 3 sides and private parking for 2 cars. Both lodges are about a 3 minute walk down to the marina and the shores of Lake Windermere. Happy Days is our Pet friendly lodge, with gates fitted to keep your doggy safe.

Member since: 2007
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Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
18 June, 2018

About Kim

Myself and my partner Anthony live in Preston with our 2 yorkies Freddie and Barney, we still both work full time, so unfortunately don,t get to spend as much time at the lodges as we would like, we can,t wait to retire then we can spend more time in the Lakes.

Kim purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Kim chose Windermere

We had 3 fab holidays at White Cross Bay, before we took the plunge and bought Lazy Days Lodge. We looked at quite a few but as soon as we walked into Lazy Days we knew this was the one.....its so bright and airy with a full wall of glass, and the fact it had the stream in front of it and the ducks were swimming away in front of the decking , we just fell in love with it and bought it the same day.

2years later Happy Days came up for sale.......this was different it was a project! The lodge was in a bit of a state but we saw the over the closed season we gutted it, and did a complete refurb, and the result is stunning. Happy Days is now a bright contempary style lodge lodge, very comfortable and everyone that stays loves it.

What makes this cabin unique

Both lodges benefit from being very large, ideal for families or 2 couples. The decking areas on them both are some of the largest to be found on White Cross Bay, and we have quality outdoor furniture on them both.

It is only a 3 minute walk to the lake from either lodge and a similar time to walk to reception and the leisure facilities.

Whichever lodge you choose.....we guarantee you won,t be disappointed......some guests have stayed in both.....but can,t decide which they prefer!

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We have stayed at White Cross Bay many times.....but this is the best lodge weve stayed in by far.....we will be back"
Mar 2015
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Booking Notes:

Arrival time 3.30pm
Departure time 10am

Notes on prices:
Prices include all bedlinen, towels and tea towels, gas and electricity and free wifi which is provided by the Park.
We also supply, cool bags, and flasks which you are welcome to use.
A maximum of 2 dogs allowed at a cost of £ 10 per dog per stay.
There is a £15 per family per stay charge for leisure passes payable at reception


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Windermere in Lakes

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • lake
  • mountain
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Sports & Activities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: Both lodges are very comfortable and well equipped, with everything you need for your holiday. They are great for couples ( 2 bathrooms) or ideal for families. Free wi-fi internet access, a selection of DVD,s and books. Guests are welcome to use the site leisure facilities for a small charge. The park is open 1st March-14 th Jan each year. We own both Happy Days and Lazy Days lodges, so if you wish to holiday with family or friends and need 2 lodges , please speak to me on 07714099073 to enquire about hiring them both. Unit 1..Happy Days is a pet friendly lodge......but sorry we don,t accept pets in Unit 2 Lazy Days. Outside: Unit 1...Happy Days has a brand new huge decking area wrapping all around the lodge, with secure gates on both entrances, to keep the little ones and the dog safe. There is lots of trees and greenery around the lodge as well as lots of plants on the decking. Large dining table and 6 chairs for your alfresco dining. Unit2 .Lazy Days Lodge has a huge decking area on 3 sides of the lodge ( sun all day)and has top quality outdoor table and 6 chairs on the main decking, with a small bistro table and 2 chairs on the side decking. Theres a comfy sunlounger, lots of pots with plants and flowers and the stream leading to the Lake runs infront of the lodge.We are surrounded by mature trees and this gives the lodge some privacy. The decking has secure gates on both sides, and we have lots of parking space behind the lodge.


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Happy Days Lodge Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)
average rating of 4.967213 based on 62 reviews

Fantastic time had

  • 5 of 5

We love the lakes and normally stay in hotels, we thought we would try something different and stay in a lodge. Whilst looking on line we came across a lodge at happy days lodge and after talking to Kim we booked for a week. On arrival we were very pleased in what we saw, luxury two bed lodge with all the trimmings.

The lodge is a home from home with top quality finishing, very clean and lots of room, the kitchen had everything we needed and a large front room and dinning area.

We have now been converted into staying in lodges because of this lodge. 5 Stars.

  • Review Submitted: 18-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A really comfortable retreat

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Kim for a fantastic stay in your warm, modern, very comfortable lodge. Everywhere was immaculately clean and tidy, also very well equipped. Thoroughly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Happy Days - Happy times!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic weekend staying at Happy Days lodge.

The lodge was immaculate with everything you could possibly need for a lovely weekend.

Would definitely recommend this lodge and communication with the owner from start to finish was 100%

  • Review Submitted: 10-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Really pleased you enjoyed your stay, and we hope to welcome you back at either of our lodges when you next wish to visit the Lakes. Kim
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Lovely lodge, great location

  • 5 of 5

Lovely holiday, great facilities.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Clean. Well equipped. Beautifully Decorated. Great location.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hope to welcome you again, when you next wish to visit the Lakes
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Happy times at Happy Days

  • 5 of 5

We had such a fantastic time at Happy Days & would highly recommend it to anyone & everyone. We were a Party of 4 Adults & our much loved dog Luna.

We arrived at the site to a friendly welcome & picked up our key & we were highly delighted on entering Happy Days. The location is great, a 5 minute walk to the Clubhouse & shop & less than 10 minutes to the Lake & Marina. The Lodge itself is very spacious with a fab decked area outside, it really is home from home. The property was very clean & well maintained & a joy to stay in. The owner Kim was extremely helpful pre our stay & quick to respond to any requests/queries I had & the description of the Lodge was very accurate.

The location of the site is fantastic & roughly half way between Windermere & Ambleside. The weather was not great whilst we were there, raining most days but it didn't stop or hinder us in any way.

We found some fantastic places to visit all round & every one was very dog friendly & made us all feel very welcome

We will definitely be back to stay at Happy Days & we look forward to another fabulous stay. Thanks Kim

  • Review Submitted: 28-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Stuart for taking the time to review your stay, you obviously enjoyed yourselves “despite the rain”. I hope to hear from you again when you next wish to visit the Lakes.
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Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Windermere golf club
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Windermere train station
Car: recommended


Lake Windermere is a 3 minute walk from the lodges.


How to get here

White Cross Bay is easily accessible by road or rail.Sat Nav postcode LA23 1LF.

Exit M6 junction 36, at the roundabout take exit A590 ( Kedal,Barrow) A590 becomes A591 continue in direction of Windermere, pass Stavely, Ings and just before Windermere, carry straight on over mini roundabout following directions for Ambleside. Follow A591 for approx 2 miles ( garage and spar shop on the left) and you will arrive at White Cross Bay on your left, its well signposted.


Windermere and Bowness 2 miles ( turn right out of the Park). Ambleside 2 miles ( turn left out of the Park). Lots of attractions and many quality restaurants and pubs are all within a short distance of White Cross Bay.

Further Details:

Shops, banks, garage, supermarkets, restaurants and pubs in Windermere and Ambleside. Lake District Visitor Centre less than 1 mile. Water sports at The Low Wood is only a mile away. Lots of lovely walks and bike rides are on your doorstep.