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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
Dining area in Windermere Lodge
Lounge space in Windermere Lodge
Coniston room in Main House
Grand entrance hall to Main House
Dormitory stle accommodation in the Main House
Cosy lounge in the Main House
Fully accessible rooms in Windermere Lodge
En suite accommodation 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

Sleeps 10 - 107 36 Bedrooms 59 Dining

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 - 107 in 36 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 107 bed capacity across three 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. South Lodge sleeps 9 in three twin rooms and one three bed room. 

Available for your youth group

Leader Rooms Risk Assessments Presentation Aids Outdoor Activities Educational Focus


Dog Friendly

Sorry, no pets.


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


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


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



Up to 20 private parking spaces.


No smoking policy.

Booking Information

Main House self-catering – £36.00 per person per night
Windermere Lodge full board – £70.80 per person per night
Full Residential (activities, accommodation, food) – please contact us for pricing

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Tower Wood OEC, Cumbria

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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.

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

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Planning an Event?

This venue is available for Business Groups

Conference space in Bowness Suite
Dining space in Windermere Lodge

Business Groups

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

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