Avon Wood
Newby Bridge, Cumbria

Experience log cabin luxury in Windermere

What To Expect

Avon Wood is a  tranquil park that is situated in a beautiful woodland setting on the banks of Lake Windermere, with its own private slipway it is ideal for boating lovers to bring their canoe or sailboat.

Offering superior accommodation at affordable, Avon Wood has cosy adult-only lodges ideal for a romantic hot tub break and larger holiday homes more suited to families

This small, peaceful park offers the chance to get away from the stress of everyday life in an idyllic location, but is perfectly positioned for guests to explore the Lake District National Park and is only 5 minutes away from the vibrant villages of Windermere and Bowness where there is tons to do and see. 

First Class Luxury


Luxury hot tub breaks don’t come any better; a complimentary bottle of wine and chocolates along with complimentary toiletries will be waiting for guests upon arrival at the retreat lodges, they also have use of slippers and soft fluffy bathrobes, ideal after a dip in your heavenly hot tub

The Accommodation

Lodges or Cottages?

These stunning adults-only chalet-style lodges take self-catering accommodation to the next level.

Finished to a high standard with modern and stylish bathrooms and kitchen areas, they are tastefully decorated throughout. Each has its own secluded outdoor space with furniture, BBQ, and hot tub to make the most of the spectacular views.

Pet Friendly

Good place for dogs

Is the Lake District a good choice of holiday destination for dog owners? Absolutely, the sheer size of the area means you can always find a quiet place for a leisurely stroll and many of the local attractions and pubs welcome pets.

While these luxury romantic retreats do not allow children or pets there are plenty to be had in the area. Check out some dog-friendly lodges in the Lake District here

     At a glance     

  • Private hot tub
  • Lakeside location
  • Wine & chocolates on arrival
  •  Bathrobes and slippers
  • Adults only
  • Barbeque
  • Garden furniture
  • Romantic retreat
  • Shops & Pubs -  5 min drive
  • TV with Freeview/DVD
  • Central Heating


In this section, we take a look at Avon Wood retreat lodge reviews along with checking out the properties and facilities. Also, what the surrounding area has to offer



out of 10

Overall rating - 96%
Location & surroundings - 95%
Helpfulness of staff - 97%
Value for money - 94%

Avon Wood Address & Postcode,
Newby Bridge, Ulverston LA12 8NR, UK

Ambleside Retreat

Beautifully decorated throughout Ambleside Retreat is perfect for a special occasion or celebration. Sleeping 2 people in a spacious king-size double. The elegant living/dining area benefits from 2 sets of French doors which lead to a secluded outdoor space with garden furniture and barbeque perfect for al-fresco dining and of course a large secluded hot tub, the perfect way to unwind together.

Features include:

  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sleeps 2 People
  • Outdoor Hot Tub

Rydal Retreat

Boasting magnificent view across the lake this superior, adults only lodge offers both style and comfort in abundance. The spacious and sumptuous living area with elegant furnishings has a flat screen TV with Freesat, DVD and CD player, while the king size bedroom with luxury bedding ensures a good night’s sleep, however, the icing on the cake is the delightful outdoor Jacuzzi.

Features include:

  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sleeps 2 People
  • Outdoor Hot Tub

Coniston Retreat

This sophisticated adults only lodge with hot tub affords stunning views of its namesake, the mountain; the Old Man of Coniston. French doors give the property a light and airy feel and on a summer’s day the sun pours in. The modern high-gloss kitchen area has all the appliances you need, and the contemporary living area is great for some late-night conversation when you are not soaking in the outdoor hot tub.

Features include:

  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sleeps 4 People
  • Outdoor Hot Tub

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How to Book

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activities in the Newby Bridge area

There are several reasons the Lake District attracts thousands of visitors every year, great water sports, miles of walks and cycle trails, beautiful beaches, quirky shops, fascinating museums and some of the most jaw-dropping scenery in the world are just a few.

Being only a 5-minute drive from both Windermere and Bowness means when you stay at Avon Wood, even though you feel as you are far from civilisation you are in fact close to the action as both villages offer a multitude of attractions.

Fans of the Peter Rabbit books will love The World of Beatrix Potter which is just a hop, skip and a jump away. Not just for kids, the interactive displays and life-size models really bring the famous stories to life and tell the interesting tale of the author herself. There is a themed café and well-stocked shop for souvenirs too.

For something a bit more unusual why not take a trip to Whitehaven where you will be transported to the Caribbean with a visit to The Rum Story. Set in the original 18th century shop you can learn all the production, the history, and the slave trade and it would be rude not to buy a bottle to sample back at your hot tub hideaway

Of course, no visit to the Lake District would be complete without some messing about on the water whether it be water-skiing, kiteboarding, sailing, fishing or simply taking a leisurely boat cruise and snapping some photos of the spectacular surroundings.

A Final Note

For those looking for a bolthole away from the hustle and bustle of city-life Avon Wood is the ideal choice, Deluxe hot tub lodges with those little extras that make a holiday special.

Whether you spend your time exploring the surrounding countryside, enjoying fine cuisine in one of several Michelin starred restaurants or simply relaxing in the warm bubbles of your private hot tub with a glass of champagne; You are certain to have a holiday to remember.

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