Pullwood Bay

Pullwood Bay is located on the quieter, north-west shore of Lake Windermere, two miles from Ambleside and within walking distance of the Drunken Duck! It has a private jetty and shingle beach from which to launch sailing dinghies or kayaks and ‘the best views from any holiday property on Lake Windermere’.

Fully furnished apartments

Our fully furnished apartments have won the Enjoy England Five Star Award for ‘exceptional quality of accommodation and customer service’ and our woodland cottages offer a pet-friendly, value for money alternative.

Pullwood Bay’s apartments and cottages are available to let on a holiday self-catering basis.

Booking FAQs

Booking FAQ’s


  • Arrangements regarding keys, access to the property and route directions are sent out to you with your final payment receipt.


  • Many of our holiday homes accept dogs. Details are given within each individual property description.
  • Please see also our Conditions of Booking. Cats are not accepted.

Cots and high chairs:

  • These are available in many properties.
  • Please check individual property details or ask at the time of booking.
  • All cots supplied are travel cots.

Arrival and departure times:

  • These are also given on your final receipt but are either from 3.30 pm or 4.00 pm on your arrival day with a departure time at 10.00 am on your final morning.
  • Please try not to arrive before the stated time as this can cause difficulties on busy changeover days.

Mobile Phones:

  • Signals vary. Please check with your network provider.


  • All our properties supply bed linen – see property descriptions for details.
  • Cot linen is not supplied.
  • Unless shown as included within the property rental, towel hire is offered as an extra at £5 per person per week.
  • Tea towels will not be provided, please bring these with you.


  • Some cottages have limited parking space and the number of vehicle spaces is usually given with the property details.
  • It is not normally possible to accommodate extra cars. No caravans or camping.


  • At the present time, our holidays are free of VAT but if the situation changes and it becomes necessary to collect VAT on holiday properties, the due amount will have to be added to the rental prices.


  • This is charged as extra at a number of our properties by meter reading taken at the beginning and end of the holiday or by fixed charge listed with the property details.
  • Where readings are taken, electricity is charged at standard rates, oil and gas at cost.


  • We take recycling and responsible tourism seriously and we would appreciate you doing the same, even though you are on holiday.
  • Please take care with regards to recycling and refuse and dispose of it responsibly as specified within each property.


  • Holiday cancellation insurance is not provided by us or the property owner and is not included in the price of the holiday.
  • In the event that you have to cancel your holiday, we shall try to relet it for you.
  • If it is relet, monies received for the relet holiday, less fees and extras already paid for will be refunded to you.
  • Further details regarding cancellations and your liability can be found in our Booking Conditions – Item 12.
  • Please remember that if you cancel, you are still liable for the payment of your balance. Therefore, all holidaymakers are strongly recommended to take independent advice on appropriate holiday insurance.


  • All our properties have colour TV, fridges, irons etc. and many have much, much more.
  • You will see individual details as you read each property description.
  • Each cottage is equipped with sufficient crockery, cutlery, kitchen utensils, dining and easy chairs, beds and bedding for the maximum number of people as indicated.
  • In cottage kitchens, full-size cookers and fridges are all standard equipment.
  • Please note that cleaning sundries will not be provided at the property, please bring these with you.

Lost Property:

  • A charge will be made for the return of lost property which is sent by Recorded Delivery.
  • Whilst we make all reasonable efforts to return items reported to us by clients after departure, we take no responsibility for lost property that subsequently cannot be found.


  • We welcome bookings from overseas visitors and offer online secure server facilities for card payments.


  • In case of maintenance emergencies during a stay in one of our properties, we offer a 24hr service with a special contact telephone number.
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Dating back to the 18th century

This traditional country estate has been welcoming holidaymakers for over two decades, offering an exclusive collection of quality, lakeside apartments, traditional holiday cottages, and a glorious detached boathouse.

Set in over 51 acres

With private landscaped gardens and mature, natural woodland, guests can enjoy a stroll, or bike ride, through the beautiful grounds. The grounds are home wild deer, squirrels, and a superb selection of flora and fauna.

Private lake frontage

Pullwood Bay enjoys half a mile of private lake frontage. The shore is perfect for enjoying a picnic at the water’s edge whilst taking in the glorious views of Windermere, and her surrounding fell range.

The private jetty is available for those wishing to launch a dinghy, canoe, or kayak. The shallow bay is safe for taking a quick dip and is perfect for those adventurous wild swimmers amongst you.

Within easy reach of Ambleside and Hawkshead

Although delightfully rural, Pullwood Bay is within easy reach of Ambleside and Hawkshead, both offering a superb selection of shops, galleries, bars, and restaurants.

Superb walking and cycling

This beautiful corner of the Lakes offers superb walking and cycling opportunities for all ages and abilities. Nearby Tarn Hows being a firm favourite of ours, particularly when followed by a visit to the famous Drunken Duck Inn, just half a mile from Pullwood Bay – it really is a must!


Pullwood Bay is located on the quieter, north-west shore of Lake Windermere, 2 miles from Ambleside, 3 miles from Hawkshead, 5 miles from Langdale and 6 miles from Coniston.

Pullwood Bay Estates
Pull Woods
LA22 0HZ

Call: 01539 43 4011

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Stunning Surroundings

  • 51 acres of private garden and woodlands
  • Half a mile of glorious lake frontage on Lake Windermere
  • Located between the picturesque town of Ambleside and the lovely Lakeland village of Hawkshead
Lakeside Apartments

Lakeside Apartments

Our apartments are fully furnished to the highest specification and enjoy 'some of the best views from any holiday property on Lake Windermere'.

The Boathouse

£1300 - £2300

The Boathouse

There can be few more idyllic locations than this stunning boathouse right on the shores of Lake Windermere in the Pullwood Bay Estate

Woodland Cottages

Woodland Cottages

Our traditional cottages retain many of their original features. Some are at the entrance to the estate, half a mile from Lake Windermere's shoreline