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Self catering Holiday Cottages in the Lake District

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The Lake District is one of the UK’s most popular holiday destinations and is famed for being the largest national park in England, along with having the highest mountain (Scafell Pike); its largest natural lake (Windermere) and its deepest lake (Wastwater). Located in the North West of England in Cumbria, the Lake District boasts a simply stunning landscape that attracts visitors from all over the world. It is a place that has inspired writers, artists and poets alike including Wordsworth, Coleridge, Southey and Beatrix Potter, and a holiday destination you will want to return to time and time again. Read More

54.601882, -3.159036
No 7 Harney Peak
1932

A holiday apartment ideal for couples, set in a quiet village on the edge of Derwent Water. Only one mile from the bustling market town of Keswick in the Lake District National Park. 4 Star. 

From £320 to £450 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
54.352315, -2.917794
Longtail Lodge
1417

A contemporary log cabin offering a luxury retreat specialising in short breaks with exclusive use of a romantic heart shaped hot tub in a delightful peaceful setting near the popular village of Bowness-on-Windermere within the Lake District National Park. 

From £895 to £1050 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
54.619067, -3.300579
Midtown Cottages
2658

Two comfortable holiday cottages in the village of Lorton in the Lake District National Park - perfect for enjoying the many attractions and activities that the area has to offer. 

From £345 to £595 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
54.433346, -2.958238
Stone Howe
1631

Perfectly positioned in a tranquil spot with breath taking views, this cosy retreat is just a short walk from the heart of Ambleside's village centre providing a great base from which to explore the Lake District and its many attractions. 4 Star. 

From £300 to £700 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
54.433346, -2.958238
Little Stone Howe
1632

Perfectly located in a peaceful area, stunning views and just a short walk to Ambleside's village centre, this delightful holiday cottage is an ideal base for couples wanting to explore the Lake District. 

From £240 to £445 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
54.348328, -2.926558
The Loft
1670

Sitting in large gardens (with tennis court!), this welcoming bright and airy holiday apartment is perfectly placed in a tranquil location overlooking lake Windermere, yet within just a mile of Bowness-on-Windermere with its shops and eating establishments. The best of both worlds for those who want to relax and unwind whilst being within easy reach of the areas many attractions. 

From £350 to £550 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
54.348328, -2.926558
10 Meadowcroft
3159

Ideally placed with views over Lake Windermere, this modern stylish holiday apartment sits in extensive grounds where guests can enjoy peace and tranquility, along with an all-weather tennis court, putting area and croquet lawn. The many amenities of Bowness-on-Windermere are just a mile away. A perfect retreat to enjoy the many attractions of the Lake District. 

From £450 to £750 per week
Sleeps 6
(3 bedrooms)
54.256864, -3.172045
The Watermill
2052

A delightful holiday cottage converted from a former Watermill with a cottage garden that provides an ideal place to relax and unwind. Located on the outskirts of a small village ideally situated for exploring the Southern Lakes and popular attractions. 

From £345 to £585 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
54.620439, -2.482515
Fellside Cottages
3006

Situated in a peaceful Cumbrian village close to the Lake District are four holiday homes accommodating large parties of up to thirty. An ideal venue for celebrating a special occasion with friends or family and for exploring the Eden Valley, Pennines, Lake District, Yorkshire and the Scottish Borders. Superb walking from the front door. 

From £0 to £0 per week
Sleeps 30
(16 bedrooms)
54.423824, -3.013773
Boltons Tarn Luxury Log Cabin
1913

Ideally positioned within an 18 acre private secluded woodland estate, in the Langdale Valley, near to Ambleside in central Lake District. This log cabin provides an ideal base for walkers, cyclists, or simply relaxing. 

From £315 to £635 per week
Sleeps 4
(3 bedrooms)
54.736713, -3.374740
Salkeld Cottage
2714

Tailor-made for two and a romantic retreat in the peaceful Ellen Vale between Cockermouth and the Solway Coast within easy driving distance of the Lake District National Park. 4 Star. 

From £345 to £435 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
54.736713, -3.374740
Dykes Cottage
2791

Tailor-made for two, this intimate romantic retreat sits in the peaceful Ellen Vale between Cockermouth and the Solway Coast within easy driving distance of the Lake District National Park. 4 Star. 

From £330 to £420 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
54.736713, -3.374740
Parlour Cottage
2729

Tailor-made for two and a romantic retreat in the peaceful Ellen Vale between Cockermouth and the Solway Coast within easy driving distance of the Lake District National Park. 4 Star. 

From £310 to £395 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
54.736713, -3.374740
The Stables
2855

Three tailor-made holiday homes for two providing affordable accommodation in the tranquil Ellen Vale. Positioned between Cockermouth and the Solway Coast this is a great touring base within easy driving distance of the Lake District National Park. 

From £255 to £335 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
54.427719, -3.008237
Mileydale Lodge
2186

A luxurious holiday home ideally positioned within the Langdale Valley in the Lake Districts. With Ambleside, Coniston, Grasmere and Lake Windermere nearby, this is a good base for exploring the areas many attractions. 

From £400 to £820 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
54.352415, -2.917418
Ferry View Cottage
1268

A delightful Lakeland cottage ideally situated in a tranquil position near to the popular village of Bowness on Windermere which is located within the Lake District National Park. A cosy base from which to explore all this stunning area has to offer. 

From £330 to £520 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
54.438602, -3.322438
Seatallan Apartment
2537

A comfortable holiday home in Greendale within the spectacular Wasdale Valley in the Lake District National Park. Ideal for those who enjoy outdoor activities. 

From £325 to £495 per week
Sleeps 4+1
(3 bedrooms)
54.367080, -2.893910
Ivy
2244

A delightful ground floor holiday apartment in a period 19th Century Lakeland house, providing superb value for couples who want to explore the Lake District. A perfect place to relax and unwind, visit the many attractions and enjoy superb walking. 3 Star. 

From £200 to £350 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
54.367080, -2.893910
Rowan
2243

Set in a tranquil woodland setting, this first floor holiday apartment is ideal for couples and sits in a traditional 19th century Lakeland house, which is just a mile from Bowness-on-Windermere with its pubs, restaurants and shops. Perfect for relaxing and unwinding or using as a base for visiting the areas many attractions. 3 Star. 

From £225 to £375 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
54.352767, -2.916892
Squirrel Bank
2131

A charming holiday cottage located in a peaceful position near to the village of Bowness-on-Windermere within the Lake District National Park. Within walking distance of numerous amenities and attractions, this is an ideal base from which to explore the area. 4 Star. 

From £325 to £505 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
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Self-Catering Holidays in the Lakes

Its dramatic and rugged landscape is its main attraction with noble peaks, heather-clad moors, tumbling waterfalls, sparkling lakes and intriguing forests. Ever changing, each season has something incredibly special to offer. In the spring the panorama bursts into life with lush green pastures alive with playful lambs and in the autumn, the trees ablaze with colour making it incredibly photogenic. The summer months attract visitors to the hills, bustling villages and lakes. Whilst the winter months are warming and welcoming with the breath taking snow capped mountains and friendly Lakeland pubs serving hearty traditional food with a roaring fire crackling in the background.

One of the country’s largest outdoor playgrounds, the Lake District attracts outdoor enthusiasts of all types who visit to enjoy incredible walking opportunities, climbing, sailing, mountain biking, kayaking and winter mountaineering to name just a few. It also has plenty of family days out (including lots of things to do on a rainy day) and is great for those seeking relaxation and quieter pleasures with its beautiful tranquil landscape providing the perfect setting for bird watching, painting, photography and lazy lake cruises.

Cumbria as a county has a unique and diverse character. It has miles of wonderful scenic coastline, pretty villages, historic towns and bustling city centres. It is steeped in history with ancient forts, discussed mines, historic homes, castles and literary attractions. It is also famed for its culinary specialities including the sticky toffee pudding, Grasmere Gingerbread, the Cumberland sausage and Kendal Mint Cake – the perfect energy boost for hill walkers!

A popular destination for both short breaks and longer holidays, the Lake District offers a huge selection of self-catering holiday accommodation from Cumberland cottages to log cabins beside the lake. An area that is exceptionally pet friendly with many Lakeland cottages and attractions welcoming dogs.


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