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Main House views down to Lake Windermere
Main House Lounge
Main House conservatory
Dining area of Main House
Main House Kitchen
Dormitory style accommodation in Main House
Windermere Lodge, modern accommodation
Communal lounge space with television in Windermere Lodge
Communal kitchen space in Windermere Lodge lounge
Twin en suite accommodation in Windermere Lodge
En suite accommodation with interlocking doors in Windermere Lodge
Disabled access bathrooms in Windermere Lodge
Privately owned boathouse
Main House Lounge
Main House conservatory
Dining area of Main House
Main House Kitchen

Tower Wood OEC, Windermere, Cumbria, Lake District

2 - 39 22 Bed

Self catering house on Lake Windermere sleeping up to 39 with adventure activities, for family getaways in the Lake District

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Tower Wood OEC, Windermere, Cumbria, Lake District, sleeps 2 - 39 in 22 bedrooms.

Main house sleeps 39 for self catering
Windermere Lodge sleeps 59 for full board

Tower Wood sits within 12 acres of private grounds with stunning views of Lake Windermere and access to the Lake via the privately owned boathouse. Located four miles from Newby Bridge to the south and three miles from Bowness to the north, Tower Wood is ideally located for access to the heart of the Lake District for families, couples, youth groups, special occasions and businesses.

The Main House provides sole occupancy self-catering facilities including a fully equipped kitchen and dining area for all meal options, accommodation for up to 39 across 9 dormitory style rooms made up of singles and bunk beds and a large lounge space. WiFi is available throughout the house. Minimum charges apply.

Windermere Lodge offers modern en suite accommodation for Full Board bookings. The building sleeps up to 59 across 23 twin, four and six bed rooms. 4 rooms are fully accessible with en suite wet rooms and bedroom to bathroom hoists. A communal lounge space is open to your use, taking in the woodland surroundings of the centre. WiFi is available throughout the building. Minimum charges apply.

As an Outdoor Centre, Tower Wood can arrange outdoor activities as part of your stay, please make enquires when booking.



WiFi available in both buildings. Mobile signal is dependent on provider.

Disabled Facilities

Windermere Lodge is wheelchair accessible (across 2 floors), offering fully accessible bathrooms with hoists. The grounds are accessible for all.


Sorry, no pets.


The Main House kitchen provides a fully equipped kitchen with utensils, two 4 hob electric ovens, dishwasher, fridge and freezer.

Dining Room

Windermere Lodge: open dining area, tables and chairs for up to 60. The Main House: tables and chairs for up to 39.

Sitting Room

Windermere Lodge: communal lounge space with TV and comfy seating. The Main House: large lounge space with a TV, comfy seating and conservatory.

TV and Music Facilities

Windermere Lodge: TV with Freeview and HDMI cable for laptop connection. The Main House: TV with Freeview and HDMI cable for laptop connection.

Games Room

There is no games room.

Heating and Open Fires

Windermere Lodge: underfloor heating. Main House: central heating


Windermere Lodge: 23 rooms made up of twin and family en suite rooms. Main House: 9 rooms dormitory style, made up of single and bunk beds.


Bedding provided in both properties.


Windermere Lodge offers en suite pods with shower, toilet and sink. 4 fully accessible wet rooms. Main House provides communal toilets and showers.

Children's Facilities

No specific facilities for children, although families are very welcome.


12 acres of private grounds overlooking Lake Windermere. Picnic benches across the site.

Swimming Pool

There is no swimming pool.


Up to 20 private parking spaces.


No smoking policy.

Booking Information

Main House self-catering – £612.00 per night minimum charge applicable. Self-check-in from 3pm on day of arrival.
Windermere Lodge full board – £1,200.00 per night minimum charge applicable.
Full Residential (activities, accommodation, food) – please contact us for pricing

Show Availability

Please contact the owner for availability dates


30 minutes from Junction 36 on the M6. Take the A590 to Newby Bridge, then take the A592 north for 3 miles towards Bowness-on-Windermere. Located on the left. Overlooking Lake Windermere.

  • Bus stop is outside the main entrance to the centre.
  • Windermere Railway Station, 6 miles.
  • Bowness-on-Windermere, 4 miles.
  • Beech Hill Hotel, 1 mile.
  • Manchester Airport, 91 miles.

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Planning an Event?

This venue is available for Business Groups and Youth & School Trips

Conference space in Bowness Suite
Multi use of space in Bowness Suite

Business Groups

Situated on the shores of Lake Windermere, Tower Wood offers conference facilities in an idyllic location.

Taking a dip in the Ghyll
Sailing on Lake Windermere

Youth & School Trips

Situated on the shores of Windermere, Tower Wood offers bespoke outdoor learning programmes at affordable prices. Adventure activity packages available.

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