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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

54.256864, -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 close to Grizebeck, The Watermill is ideally situated for exploring the Southern Lakes and its popular attractions. 

From £345 to £585 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 with super walking opportunities and an abundance of attractions. 

From £330 to £530 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
54.423824, -3.013773
Boltons Tarn Luxury Log Cabin
1913

A cosy welcoming log cabin ideally positioned within an eighteen acre private secluded woodland estate in the Langdale Valley, near to Ambleside in central Lake District. A perfect base for exploring the areas many attractions and an ideal base for walkers, cyclists, or those who want to simply relax. 

From £315 to £650 per week
Sleeps 4
(3 bedrooms)
54.352315, -2.917794
Longtail Loft
3097

A stylish contemporary studio apartment specialising in short breaks with the exclusive use of an all weather hot-tub in a tranquil spot near Bowness-on-Windermere, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Lake District. Superb for walking and exploring the areas many attractions. 

From £750 to £895 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)
54.352767, -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 £365 to £525 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
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)
54.348328, -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)
54.415536, -2.423793
The Carthouse
1095

A beautifully furnished self catering holiday cottage in a peaceful idyllic position surrounded by fells and farmland between the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District. The perfect base for exploring this beautiful area of simply relaxing! 5 Star. 

From £495 to £995 per week
Sleeps 6
(3 bedrooms)
54.415536, -2.423793
The Byre
1092

A beautifully furnished self catering holiday cottage which is in a peaceful idyllic position surrounded by fells and farmland. Situated between the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District, there is no shortage of things to see and do. 5 Star. 

From £415 to £795 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
54.415536, -2.423793
The Haystore
1094

Beautiful holiday cottage in a idyllic peaceful position surrounded by farmland and fells between the Lake District & the Yorkshire Dales. If rented with the adjoining cottages groups of up to 15 can be accommodated. 5 Star. 

From £415 to £855 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
54.736713, -3.374740
Salkeld Cottage
2714

Made just for two, this dog-friendly self-catering cottages offers all the right ingredients to relax and unwind. Lovely walks by day with the use of a hot tub to bubble your aches away afterwards. A great base for exploring the tranquil beautiful Ellen Vale sandwiched between Cockermouth and the Solway Coast, as well as the many attractions of the nearby Lake District. 4 Star. 

From £345 to £460 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 £445 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 £420 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 £360 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
54.263607, -3.050656
Forest Field
954

A delightful holiday cottage within the Rusland Valley providing the perfect place for couples to relax and explore the beautiful Lake District and its many attractions. Set within unspoilt rolling countryside, the views are simply stunning and the walks are equally as lovely. 4 Star. 

From £360 to £460 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
54.340706, -2.575858
Goodies Farmhouse
2203

An exceptional luxury five star holiday cottage providing a peaceful quiet rural retreat to get away from it all. Surrounded by spectacular scenery, the farmhouse sits within the boundaries of the Yorkshire Dales close to Sedbergh but is very close to the Lake District providing plenty of attractions within easy reach and superb walking opportunities. 5 Star. 

From £995 to £1650 per week
Sleeps 6
(3 bedrooms)
54.215532, -2.898840
Rock Cottage
995

A 17th Century stone holiday cottage in the lovely village of Lindale within the Lake District National Park. With double-ended Jacuzzi bath, lots of original character (including two open fir) and two pubs within walking distance, Rock Cottage an ideal retreat all year round. 

From £285 to £595 per week
Sleeps 4+2
(2 bedrooms)
54.378649, -2.817689
Hideaway Cottage
2516

A fantastic holiday cottage in the middle of the bustling Lakeland village of Staveley. Pet friendly, the cottage has lots of charm and character and is within easy reach of Windermere and the Lake District's many attractions, as well as the Yorkshire Dales. 4 Star Gold. 

From £380 to £620 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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