About this property
Black Dog is a tastefully decorated and spacious lodge at White Cross Bay, on the main route leading to the lake, about 200 yards away. Black Dog sleeps four people, with room for an infant in a cot, and has a light and contemporary interior – a great space in which to relax and escape everyday life. The private, gated deck also has he added bonus of a private hot tub, to allow complete relaxation at the end of a busy day. Dogs are welcome here too so your four legged friends get to enjoy a holiday too! The perfect base for discovering the delights of the Lake District. White Cross Bay is in a fabulous location, on the shores of Lake Windermere, with views across the water and to the surrounding fells, you are literally in the heart of the Lake District. Black Dog Lodge is a short walk from the waterside where you can head down to the jetties, breathe in the fresh air, enjoy the views and watch the boats on the marina. On the Park itself, there is a bar and restaurant with outdoor seating area for dogs, picnic area and children’ play zone. Note: Some facilities on the park are subject to extra cost such as use of the pool, entertainment, bar and restaurant. 500 yards up the main A591 is Brockhole Lake District Visitor Centre, with a great way to spend a day with gardens, house, café, restaurant, walks, boats, adventure playground and Tree Top Trek: there’s lots to do! You’re also just two miles from bustling Windermere village with shops, cafes and pubs, and three miles from Bowness boat landings, where the elegant cruisers come in and you can hop on a boat trip. Bowness is a cosmopolitan village with award-winning restaurants and pubs and quirky shops, a cinema and the ever- popular World of Beatrix Potter attraction. Three miles in the other direction, head to Ambleside, another bustling town with shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants and of course, fabulous walks in every direction. Two miles north on the A592 is the pretty village of Troutbeck, home to two traditional pubs with log fires, great food and ales: The Queens Head and the Mortal Man. You’ll also discover beautiful Holehird Gardens, and the National Trust’s fascinating Townend House. Further on you climb up to the magnificent Kirkstone Pass, then drop down to Brotherswater & Ullswater. All in all a wonderful place to make some lasting memories with your loved ones.