About High Wray Basecamp Longland BlockA Lake District woodland hideaway for 16 people, with the shores of Lake Windermere nearby.
Enjoy the tranquillity of this 16-sleeper bunkhouse tucked away in its own wooded grounds. It sits just half a mile from the shores of Lake Windermere, with bustling town, Ambleside, to the north of the lake.
The surrounding area hosts many different activities and sights for your group to explore. Visit Stock Ghyll Force, a spectacular 70 foot waterfall, go shopping in Ambleside or learn about Beatrix Potter at her former home, Hill Top.
High Wray Longland block can also be booked in conjunction with Acland block which sleeps a further 22.
Features and facilities
- Cot & high chair not available
- Microwave not available
- Fridge not available
- Freezer not available
- Dishwasher not available
- Washing machine not available
- Tumble dryer not available
- Telephone not available
- Television not available
- DVD not available
- WiFi* not available
- Open fire / wood burner not available
- Garden not available
- BBQ not available
The communal block
Kitchen leading through into a dining/seating area with dining tables and chairs for 16. There's also a large seating area with a log burner. The shared drying room is also attached to this block.
Please note that the ranger's office is situated within the communal block.
The accommodation block
This is situated around 40m away along a path up a stepped slope. There two dormitories each sleeping 8 in bunkbeds. Two toilets and hand basins.
The utility block
This is reached by crossing the small parking area. This has two shower rooms each with one shower and three toilets.
Notes for guests
Dogs: These may be allowed by prior arrangement when booking.
Heating: Communal block - log burner. Dormitory block - centrally heated. Toilet/shower block - unheated.
Bedding/linen: No bedding is provided. Guests are requested to bring their own bedding and linen including sleeping bags/duvets and pillows.
Parking: Parking area for up to eight cars and shares a small overflow carpark with the Acland block.
Garden: Accommodation situated in an enclosed semi-woodland area. There is a small vegetable garden for the groups use during their stay. There is an outdoor fire pit on site.
Hazards: There are good paths between all parking areas and blocks but due to the nature of the site, the rest of the grounds here are uneven with wet and boggy areas. There is also a beck running through the grounds which can become very swollen after heavy rains. Children should be supervised when playing outdoors.