Runners Retreat is a modern pine lodge in the South Lakeland Leisure Village, which nestles amongst rolling green countryside bordering the Southern Lake District and Yorkshire Dales just 5 minutes from J35 of the M6. Click here or on the map below for a larger view. It is situated in an unbeatable location, surrounded by beautiful country walks and numerous quaint villages. For day trips you are only a ten-minute drive from the many attractions of Morecambe Bay. The Arnside and Silverdale bayside areas of outstanding natural beauty are on the doorstep, while the Lancaster Canal (less than a mile from the lodge) offers mile after mile of traffic free, flat, forgiving running or walking. Access to the beautiful Lake District National Park is within easy reach.

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Completed in late 2003 the lodge features a splendidly appointed lounge with dining area, both enjoying superb views of the lake and fountain (complete with abundant bird life) and surrounding area. A television and CD audio system are provided for your enjoyment plus an attractive flame effect electric fire for instant warmth and comfort.

There are two bedrooms in the lodge - one double with en-suite bathroom (with shower) and one twin. There is also a separate bathroom with bath.

The kitchen is complete with integral fridge/ freezer, gas hob, electric oven and integral extractor, microwave and dishwasher plus, of course, all you need in cutlery, plates, cooking utensils etc.

The decked patio is the perfect way to start or end the day. Enjoy a meal and a relaxing drink overlooking the lake. Or if you don’t fancy cooking for yourself, the onsite Waters Edge Restaurant offers authentic Mediterranean style cuisine and classic English dishes. Fish, seafood and steak are specialities plus pizzas and pasta. The attractive bar is available should you just fancy a drink.

The on-site Health & Leisure Club features an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, solarium and gymnasium. Guests can also enjoy windsurfing, sailing, canoeing or fishing on the lake
A range of other activities including horse riding, golf and tennis are available nearby, while the area also lends itself to the cycling enthusiast.

South Lakeland Leisure Village is an exciting new development of luxury pine lodges. The village has many special features including Pure Leisure with an Indoor Pool, Steam Room, Fully Equipped Gym, Beauty Therapy Suites offering a full range of beauty treatments, Cafe Lago Tapas Bar and Restaurant. Guests can also enjoy windsurfing, sailing, canoeing or fishing on the lake.