A getaway for every budgetPosted on: 24 June 2011 by Rhian Mainwaring
From bargain breaks to luxury getaways, we have a seaside or lakeside holiday for everyone
If the great British outdoors is your idea of the perfect getaway, and it is for millions of us, then this will be right up your street. We’ve taken a look at South Lakeland Holidays choice of accommodation and picked the perfect holiday for every budget. You can choose from renting a caravan in Morecambe to owning a luxury lodge at the exclusive Fallbarrow Lakeside development.
Ocean Edge Leisure Park, Morecambe Bay
Ocean Edge Leisure Park is a scenic coastal retreat close to the historic village of Heysham on the southern shores of Morecambe Bay set in a clifftop location overlooking the Irish Sea. There’s plenty on the park to keep the whole family entertained including a beer garden, cafe, indoor heated swimming pool and sauna, soft play area, amusement arcade and over 18s bar. Within 40 minutes you can be in the stunning Lake District or fun-filled Blackpool, and only a stones’ throw from Morecambe Bay – perfect for a budget family break for all ages.
Green Farm Cottage Fallbarrow
Green Farm Cottages are exclusively available at Fallbarrow, which is within stepping distance of everything Bowness has to offer. Two cottages are available throughout the year, both offering 16th century accommodation, located on the edge of Fallbarrow Park. Each cottage has a unique character and distinct features, which makes it the perfect place for a relaxing summer holiday or cosy winter getaway.
Both cottages feature plasma screen TV, DVD and CD player with iPod docking stations, as well as a dishwasher, washing machine/tumble dryer, BBQ and patio area. All the linen is provided for your stay, along with cots, highchairs and baby safety gates. A great group getaway destination with plenty of room to party.
A stay at Green Farm Cottage at Fallbarrow starts at £965 for a short break in July and August and can sleep up to eight adults.
Super deluxe lodge, White Cross Bay
White Cross Bay sits on Lake Windermere and boasts panoramic views of the lake, surrounding fells and countryside. The park is home to an indoor swimming pool with adjoining sauna and gym as well as the ‘Flying Boat’ restaurant and bar.
The lodges offer all the space and comfort you’ll need for a relaxing escape. They come with fully equipped kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms and have been tastefully furnished with luxury in mind. They can comfortably sleep six adults and have state of the art appliances including a DVD player, TV in the ensuite master bedroom, microwave, hairdryer, washing machine, oven, microwave and comfortable patio furniture.
A week break at the White Cross Bay Park in a 3 bed super deluxe lodge is £1226 in July or August or book your Christmas family getaway for less than £600!
Timeshares abroad used to be all the rage, but today holiday makers are turning to the great deals they can find in the UK. Buying a carvan or lodge in the Lake District or Morecambe means you can either live in your dream holiday destination or weekend there without the stress of booking flights - or them getting cancelled. Here’s our range of ownership deals with different budgets in mind.
You could own your own caravan in Morecambe from just £9,995 guaranteeing you endless holidays in your home from home. Buying the Willerby Grenada (left) would get you 30ft x 10ft of caravan, 2011 site fees and rates as well as two bedrooms, kitchen, lounge/diner lounge suite, family shower room, gas cooker and grill. That should set you up for your first summer!
The parks around the Morecambe area are very family orientated with plenty of activities for kids and adults alike. Near the coast with beautiful scenery, this is a very cost effective way to spend your holidays!
Buy a lodge in the Lake District
For a higher budget, why not invest in a lodge in the Lake District. Around £99,995 will buy you a two bedroom, two bathroom 34 x 20ft Lodge on Lake Windermere. For that price you get central heating, a cooker, grill, dining suite, double glazing throughout, electric flame effect fire, fridge, freezer, lounge suite and a microwave. The lodges are previously owned and situated in the Thirlmere area of the park, a stones throw from the Marina.
These lodges are great for family trips with the lakes and countryside on your doorstep or for romantic getaways.
Join the elite in the Fallbarrow Lakeside development
With prices starting at £295,000 these elite lodges have a distinct luxury ‘miami beach’ holiday home feel. The Deckhouse comes with vaulted beamed ceilings, wall mounted flat screen TVs, range cookers, free standing fridge/freezer, integrated washer/dryers ensuite bathroom with drench shower, retro chefs view kitchen design, central snug lounge and walk in wardrobe, these lodges put the luxe in luxury.
There’s also optional upgrades for extended verandahs, a home cinema system or branded kitchenwear. You can choose to have two or three bedrooms or customise the entire lodge to suit your specific needs. The perfect romantic retreat, weekend party house or full-time residence. Head to the website for more information.
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