Nestling on the slopes of ancient woodland, Hill of Oaks offers exclusive lake frontage for almost one mile along the shore of Lake Windermere in the Lake District National Park. The Park has excellent facilities for touring and lakeside self catering accommodation, available for short and long breaks. The park also offers exclusive sites for private holiday homes and lodges, easily accessible by public transport to the main towns of Bowness and Windermere. Connections by cruise in the main season to Lakeside Pier are also available. The Windermere Lake Cruises Summer timetable can be found here.
Please note that the touring and Pod season is from 1st March - 13th November. The self-catering, lodge and holiday home season runs from 1st March - 6th January.
The main reception and shop are located by the lakeshore. The fully licensed shop is open daily through the season and has a fine selection of provisions including newspapers, milk, eggs, alcoholic beverages as well as a selection of recreational goods. We also sell and exchange calor gas. There is a host of local information, visitor attraction leaflets and walking information including our own wildlife walks through our woodlands. Outside reception, opposite the boat park, is a landscaped lawned area leading down to the lakeshore, with benches and picnic tables. There is a Wi-Fi hot spot located near main reception and this is available throughout the park, service is chargeable.
The main launching slipway and piers are located near the main reception building. Please enquire in main reception about access to slipways and piers. During the main season, there is a ferry service by Windermere Lake Cruises that operates between the twin piers on park and Lakeside pier on the opposite shore. Timetable information can be found here.
Dogs are welcome throughout the park on a lead. Please note, dogs are permitted in some of the self catering properties and pods. Please check on the booking page for details and terms. There are designated dog walks around the park and a dog off lead area. Please ensure that you clean up after your pet and use the bins provided.
The touring area is suitable for touring caravans and motor homes with/without awnings, conveniently situated near the shower and toilet facilities. These are maintained to the highest standard and incorporate baby changing , washing up, laundry facilities including an accessible family room. Each pitch has allocated space for a car and boat as well as outside space for sitting out and enjoying a barbeque. There are standard pitches available, more information can be found here.
The touring season is from 1st March - 13th November.
We have a selection of self catering properties on site for short and long breaks. For more information on available self catering lakeside apartment properties please click here. To find out more about our luxury lakeside Pods to book and check availability please click here.
The self catering season is from 1st March - 6th January.
Location and private boating facilities for holiday home owners provide one of the most idyllic locations within the Lake District National Park. Many of our holiday home owners have been converted from touring in previous years, a testimony to the excellence of the Park.
The holiday home season is from 1st March - 6th January
Please visit our sales page for current holiday homes and lodges.
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The Park is conservation orientated with managed woodlands providing a natural environment for a rich biodiversity of animals, birds, flora and fauna. We have various bird stations and Owl Boxes throughout the site. As a result of our dedication to the environment, and continued effort towards sustainable tourism practices, we continue to be awarded 5 star status by the English Tourism Council and the highest conservation accolade – Gold – by the David Bellamy Conservation Awards.