Tower Wood OEC, Windermere, Cumbria, Lake District for Youth and Schools

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Outdoor Centres
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.

Located within 12 acres of scenic grounds and with a privately owned boat house to give access to Lake Windermere, Tower Wood is able to offer a diverse range of adventurous activities, including sailing, kayaking and canoeing.

With access to mini buses, the centre is ideally located within easy reach of both the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. Off-site activities can range from mountain walking, climbing, ghyll scrambling and caving.

Our tutors and instructional staff are high qualified with national qualification in the outdoors.

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.


The Main House kitchen provides a fully equipped kitchen with utensils, two 4 hob electric ovens, dishwasher, fridge and freezer.
Windermere Lodge: open dining area, tables and chairs for up to 60. The Main House: tables and chairs for up to 39.
Windermere Lodge: communal lounge space with communal TV and comfy seating. The Main House: large lounge space with a wood burner, and conservatory.
Windermere Lodge: communal TV with Freeview. The Main House: Coniston room provides projector screen for hook-up to a laptop.
WiFi available in both buildings. Mobile signal is dependent on provider.
There is no games room.
The Main House offers a wood burner in the lounge area and central heating. Underfloor heating in Windermere Lodge.
Windermere Lodge: 13 rooms made up of twin and family en suite rooms. Main House: 8 rooms dormitory style, made up of single and bunk beds.
Windermere Lodge provides bedding and towels. Main House provides bedding only.
Windermere Lodge offers en suite pods with shower, toilet and sink. 2 fully accessible wet rooms. Main House provides communal toilets and showers.
Windermere Lodge is wheelchair accessible (across 2 floors), offering fully accessible bathrooms with hoists. The grounds are accessible for all.
No specific facilities for children, although families are very welcome.
12 acres of private grounds overlooking Lake Windermere. Picnic benches across the site.
There is no swimming pool.
Up to 20 private parking spaces.
No smoking policy.
Sorry, no pets.


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.
Bowness-on-Windermere, 4 miles.
Beech Hill Hotel, 1 mile.

Booking Information

Bed and breakfast prices are based on per room. A minimum of 2 nights is applicable. Arrival times are between 3pm and 9pm. Check out is 10am. A damage deposit is applicable.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Leader Rooms
Risk Assessment
Educational Focus
Presentation Aids
Outdoor Activities
Disabled Facilities

Getting here

LA23 3PL
United Kingdom
Windermere Railway Station, 6 miles.
Bus stop is outside the main entrance to the centre.
Manchester Airport, 91 miles.

Rental Rates

Please contact the centre to discuss packages, availability and pricing.

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Tower Wood OEC, Windermere, Cumbria, Lake District

Becki Saint

Joined us: 2017
+44 (0)1539 531 519
LA23 3PL
United Kingdom