View 14 photos
Taking a dip in the Ghyll
Sailing on Lake Windermere
Team building activity
Ghyll scrambling in the local area
Kayaking on Lake Windermere
Rafted canoe
Grand entrance hall to Main House
Dormitory stle accommodation in the Main House
Cosy lounge in the Main House
Coniston room in Main House
Fully accessible rooms in Windermere Lodge
En suite accommodation in Windermere Lodge
Dining area in Windermere Lodge
Lounge space in Windermere Lodge
Sailing on Lake Windermere
Team building activity
Ghyll scrambling in the local area
Kayaking on Lake Windermere

Tower Wood OEC, Windermere, Cumbria, Lake District

10 - 98 32 Bed

Youth and school group centre sleeping up to 98, for catered outdoor adventure residentials by Lake Windermere

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Tower Wood OEC, Windermere, Cumbria, Lake District, sleeps 10 - 98 in 32 bedrooms.

At Lancashire Outdoor Education our residential experience provides the opportunity for young people to: -Learn about ourselves, others, and the environment. -Try new things outside their comfort zones – Explore their potential whilst make lifelong memories Our programmes can be designed flexibly to achieve your group aims. We provide clean, warm, and tidy accommodation facilities with tasty, nutritious, and satisfying home cooked food as part of our residential offer. The centre has 98 bed capacity across two buildings. Windermere Lodge sleeps 59 in en suite rooms, 4 are fully accessible with en suite wet rooms and bedroom to bathroom hoists. Lounge spaces with kitchenettes are also available. The Main House sleeps 39 dormitory style with a dining area and lounge space for your use. Healthy homemade food is provided during a fully catered stay.



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.

Contact Owner

Contact Name
Property Location
Visit Website

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.

Similar homes to book nearby

Sign Up For Our Free Newsletter

Sign up for our free newsletter for access to fantastic group holiday ideas, late deals and early access to new properties when they join our site.