UNESCO designated the Lake District World Heritage status on Sunday 09 July 2017, while Hadrian's Wall, just North of Carlisle, celebrated 30 years as World Heritage designated status.
The entire self-contained spacious and relaxing Park Lodge Lakeland Apartment by Lake Windermere in Windermere within UNESCO World Heritage Lake District National Park sleeps up to 8 people in three bedrooms with 5 beds in the three-bedroom first and second floors Apartment's accommodation:
Entrance hall leading to stairs up to the first double bedroom with 5ft. king size bed with separate adjoining cloakroom. Stairs leading to the first floor three rooms accommodation:
First Floor: Kitchen/breakfast room with electric cooker, 2 microwaves, two toasters, electric crock pot and electric rice cooker, two coffee pots, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine and breakfast table and four chairs.
First Floor: Reception room with three leather settees , leather armchair and dining table with four chairs. 32" flat screen television/ radio / DVD Player with DVDs
Free British Telecom Broadband Infinity Internet connection 9 - 10 megabytes.
First Floor: Separate dining room with dining room table, which seats 8.
First Floor: First bedroom with king-size bed.
Staircase leading up to second-floor two-bedroom accommodation:
Second Floor: Family bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.
Second Floor: Second treble family bedroom with a king size 5ft. bed and a 3ft. 6” single bed.
Second Floor: Third treble family bedroom with a 5ft. king size bed and a 3ft. 6" single bed.
All Bed linen, pillows, and duvets and towels are included in the rates.
All rooms in the entire Park Lodge Lakeland Apartment are gas centrally heated, which heating and electricity are included in the rates.
Children are welcome with fold-up cots and highchairs available on request.
The entire self-contained Park Lodge Lakeland Apartment is situated within a large Victorian Lakeland Cumbrian stylish, contemporary and sunlit large three double bedroom apartment sleeping up to 8 people with its own private self-contained entrance front door with large dual aspect bay windows, reception room, separate dining room and breakfast kitchen. Windows with views overlooking Claife Heights and Sheriff's Walk Woods in Windermere leading to paths through the Woods leading to the shores of the world renowned Lake Windermere.
Park Lodge Lakeland Apartment is within easy walking distance to churches, banks, post offices, restaurants, cafes, coffee shops, wine bars, tapas bars, pubs, inns, hotels, independent specialist shops, supermarkets, stores (the home of Lakeland in Windermere), boutiques, library, theatres, cinemas, art galleries, museums, and sports centres are all within 350 yards.
Park Lodge Lakeland Apartment is within easy 5 minutes strolling distance of villages, woods, and lake shores and countless trails, moorland, and fells with all the amenities the Lake District National Park offers holiday activities include painting, riding, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, swimming, cycling, mountain biking, golfing and fell walking, or leisurely strolls beside the world-renowned Lake Windermere, the marina and steamer piers at Bowness-on-Windermere. A visit to the Lake District is not complete without a cruise on Lake Windermere, where boats can also be hired. Bicycles and tandems are available for hire in Windermere next to Windermere Railway Station, bus and coach stations which trains, buses and coaches travel to Carlisle Airport.
The many visitor attractions nearby include Beatrice Potter's home and museum. Brockhole Visitors' Centre, Lake Aquarium at Lakeside at Newby Bridge is close by. Countless National Trust historical houses abound in this fascinating area with Blackwell, Holker Hall in Cartmel, Sizergh Castle, and Levens Hall to name but a few. The home of William Wordsworth, the poet is at Dove Cottage and William Wordsworth’s museum both close by in the Lakeland village of Grasmere with John Ruskin's elegant home at Brantwood and museum are both nearby in the Lakeland village of Coniston by Lake Coniston. Alfred Wainwright demonstrated his great love of the Lake District by his many feted walks on his much-loved Cumbrian Fells as he portrayed in his numerous celebrated illustrated travel guidebooks about the Lake District.
To travel to Windermere in the UNESCO World Heritage Lake District National Park, Cumbria, North West England, you and your guests leave the train at the train station named Oxenholme Lake District where you will catch the Northern Rail trainline to your final destination at Windermere Railway Station.
There are taxis, cabs and buses outside Windermere Railway Station going in the direction of Bowness-on-Windermere requesting the bus driver, taxi or cab driver to let you off at Thornborough Road, where the self-catering property is situate in Lake Road, opposite Goodly Dale School, next to the Ladyholme Centre.
The self-catering Park Lodge Lakeland Apartment provides access by means of the nearby A591 to the market towns of Kendal and A65 to Kirby Lonsdale. Close to the Yorkshire Dales National Park and nearby to the M6 motorway to: Scotland, Carlisle, Penrith, and Lancaster (leading to the Port of Heysham with sailings to the Isle of Man with sailings to the Cities of Belfast in Northern Ireland and to Dublin in Southern Ireland). The M6 motorway to Preston, Manchester and Birmingham and nearby A1 motorway to the Cities of: Newcastle, Sunderland, York and Leeds. Windermere bus and coach stations and Windermere railway station, Oxenholme railway station and Kendal railway station are all close by with Virgin trains mainline train connections to: the Lake District's Carlisle Airport, and to Edinburgh and Glasgow Airports, Barrow-in-Furness, Lancaster, Preston, Manchester, Manchester Airport, Liverpool, Liverpool Airport, North Wales and South Wales, London and to all the major London Airports, Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and London City and rail access to the channel sea ports, major rail stations and Euro Tunnel rail services to Europe.
Arrival times travelling to Windermere, Cumbria are as follows:
Carlisle Airport (CAX): 57 miles (91 kilometres)
time by road 1 hour 11 minutes.
Blackpool Airport: 61 miles (99 kilometres)
time by road 1 hour 5 minutes.
Edinburgh Airport: 161 miles (258 kilometres)
time by road 2 hours 56 minutes.
Glasgow Airport: 147 miles (236 kilometres)
time by road 2 hours 43 minutes.
Heathrow Airport: 269 miles (431 kilometres)
time by road 4 hours 26 minutes.
Manchester Airport: 90 miles (141 kilometres)
time by road 1 hour 38 minutes.
Port of Heysham: 35 miles (96 kilometres)
time by road 52 minutes.
Train Times to Park Lodge Lakeland Apartment in Windermere:
From London Euston Railway Station: 3 hours 30 minutes.
From Eurostar London Kings Cross Railway Station: 3 hours 40 minutes.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car is available outside Kendal Railway Station. Taxis and cabs are available at Oxenholme Railway Station, Windermere railway / bus / coach stations and in Kendal, Ambleside, Coniston and Staveley railway and bus stations.