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Lake District Cottages

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

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54.263607, -3.050656

Forest Field is a delightful holiday cottage within the Rusland Valley providing the perfect self-catering base 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. Tourist board rating: 4 Star

Weekly guide price:
£450 to £580

2  |   1  |   No  |   No  |   Yes

Min nights: 7 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Friday | 4 Star

54.736713, -3.374740

Tailor-made for two, Parlour Cottage is a romantic retreat in the peaceful Ellen Vale between Cockermouth and the Solway Coast in Cumbria. Within easy driving distance of the Lake District National Park, there are an abundance of great days out for couples as well as lovely walks on the doorstep. Sit back in the hot tub and enjoy the peace, tranquility and bird song! Tourist board rating: 4 Star

Weekly guide price:
£322 to £434

2  |   1  |   2  |   No  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 4 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible | 4 Star

54.736713, -3.374740

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. Tourist board rating: 4 Star

Weekly guide price:
£371 to £497
Short breaks from £230 per night

2  |   1  |   2  |   No  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 4 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible | 4 Star

54.736713, -3.374740

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.

Weekly guide price:
£252 to £364

2  |   1  |   2  |   No  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 4 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

54.352415, -2.917418

A delightful Lakeland cottage ideally situated in a tranquil position near the popular village of Bowness-on-Windermere within the Lake District National Park. Ferry View Cottage provides a cosy base from which to explore all this stunning area has to offer with super walking opportunities and an abundance of attractions.

Weekly guide price:
£390 to £630
Short breaks from £100 per night

4  |   2  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

54.402396, -3.372481

A spacious farmhouse providing holiday accommodation in spectacular Wasdale within the Lake District National Park. An ideal self-catering base from which to explore the quiet Western Fells and lakes, and perfect for walkers and outdoor enthusiasts who want to be out and about amongst stunning scenery.

Weekly guide price:
£750 to £1260
Short breaks from £95 per night

8  |   4  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Friday

The Loft

Last Minute Offer:Sat, 21st May 2022 for 7 nights, £600Save £50"Great value for week in cosy apartment with fantasic views over Lake windermere, including use of spacious gardens with tennis court and putting green. Ask for additional discount for couples."
54.348328, -2.926558

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 Loft offers the best of both worlds for those who want to relax and unwind whilst being within easy reach of the areas many attractions.

Weekly guide price:
£450 to £900

4  |   2  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

54.348328, -2.926558

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.

Weekly guide price:
£450 to £1250

6  |   3  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

54.389221, -2.429981

A comfortable cosy holiday cottage in a lovely rural location within Cumbria near the unspoilt village of Ravenstonedale. Conveniently located for exploring the many attractions of both the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District and ideal for walkers. Tourist board rating: 4 Star

Weekly guide price:
£380 to £725

4  |   2  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Saturday | 4 Star

54.423824, -3.013773

A cosy welcoming self-catering 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.

Weekly guide price:
£390 to £715

6  |   3  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

54.444158, -2.463472

Two self catering cottages peacefully located near the Yorkshire Dales National Park at the head of the picturesque Ravenstonedale Valley. Ashley Cottage sleeps twelve and Beech Cottage sleeps up to four accommodating parties of sixteen together. Set in large wooded gardens with spectacular views over the Howgill Fells this is the perfect venue for large groups to escape to the country for a holiday together.

Weekly guide price:
£1400 to £3500
Short breaks from £300 per night

14-16  |   6  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 2 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Friday

54.423483, -3.011350

Centrally located in the very heart of the Lake District National Park, this well presented farm cottage offers peace, tranquility and superb walks (plus a pub!) on the doorstep and all the amenities of Ambleside just two and a half miles away. Situated at Skelwith Bridge, the area is a walker's paradise and a great base for exploring the many attractions of this beautiful part of Cumbria. Tourist board rating: 4 Star

Weekly guide price:
£420 to £680

4  |   2  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Saturday | 4 Star

54.736713, -3.374740

A Tailor-made romantic holiday retreat for two in the peaceful Ellen Vale, in Cumbria, between Cockermouth and the Solway Coast and within easy distance of the Lakes. With the use of a hot tub, couples are sure to get lots of relaxation on holiday. Tourist board rating: 4 Star

Weekly guide price:
£350 to £462

2  |   1  |   2  |   No  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 4 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible | 4 Star

54.846944, -2.965930

Take time out from busy lives and spend time with your favourite person in this lovely retreat cottage. Hoglet Cottage is in the tranquil hamlet of Flanders, a mile and a half from Dalston village and within easy reach of Carlisle. The Lake District National Park, Solway Coast and Scottish Borders are within a short drive. There is a wealth of attractions and outdoor activities to enjoy, including fell-walking, sailing and mountain biking. Hoglet Cottage has been designed and furnished with couples in mind, boasting a luxurious standard of accommodation and a private garden with an outdoor hot tub. 

Weekly guide price:
£770 to £1050
Short breaks from £110 per night

2  |   1  |   No  |   No  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Mon/Fri

54.846944, -2.965930

Dandelion Cottage is a dreamy rural holiday cottage where couples can relax in luxury against the beauty of the Cumbrian countryside. It's four miles from Carlisle and a short drive from the Lake District National Park, Solway Coast, Hadrian's Wall and the Scottish border. This quiet area is the perfect place for fell walking, climbing, mountain biking and road cycling, with historic houses, gardens and lakes for variety. The spacious one-bedroom barn conversion has a super-kingsized bed, a huge ensuite, and a private landscaped garden with a covered hot tub. 

Weekly guide price:
£770 to £1050
Short breaks from £110 per night

2  |   1  |   No  |   No  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Mon/Fri

54.340706, -2.575858

A delightful holiday cottage providing a peaceful rural retreat for couples. Surrounded by the stunning scenery of the beautiful Howgills Fells, Bluebell Cottage is close to Sedbergh in the Yorkshire Dales but also close to the Lake District National Park so plenty of attractions within easy reach. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold

Weekly guide price:
£795 to £895

2  |   1  |   1  |   Enquire  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday | 4 Star Gold

54.366876, -2.917322

There's nothing rustic about this chic, one-bedroom holiday apartment in Bowness. It comfortably sleeps two people with accommodation stretching to four using a sofa-bed in the living room. You're within steps of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants, and only a short walk from the water of Windermere. There's so much to do with stunning walks, exciting mountain bike trails, and endless opportunities for fishing, boating, SUPs, wild-swimming, and visiting favourite attractions like National Trust Hill Top and Orrest Head. Depending on availability, short breaks and extended stays are possible all year round. 

Weekly guide price:
£550 to £1100
Short breaks from £124 per night

2+2  |   1  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 4 (off peak) | 4 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

54.636830, -2.891879

4 Mell Fell View is a beautiful holiday cottage with fantastic views of Little Mell Fell, Great Mell Fell and Helton Fell that surround Lake Ullswater. The owners have carefully restored the 17th Century property to provide very comfortable accommodation for four people with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. It is in the quiet Lake District village of Penruddock, close to Ullswater, Keswick and Penrith and within walking distance of the excellent Herdwick Inn. The cottage is dog-friendly and available all year round, providing a lovely holiday home for families, friends and couples. 

Weekly guide price:
£695 to £995
Short breaks from £110 per night

4  |   2  |   2  |   Enquire  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 3 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Mon/Fri

54.221655, -2.796749

Waterside Retreat is a welcoming holiday cottage with views over Morecambe Bay to the mountains of the Lake District. It is in the Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and within easy reach of the southern shore of Windermere, the Forest of Bowland and the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The property sleeps four people in two bedrooms and is ideal for couples or families, being just across the road from the water and enjoying spectacular views. The owners have recently refurbished the cottage, decorating it with a subtle nautical theme to suit the environment. 

Weekly guide price:
£560 to £995
Short breaks from £80 per night

4  |   2  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

54.297131, -3.027260

Get rid of distractions and focus on relaxing with your family and friends at Rookhow. This group accommodation is perfect for families and friends. Let the kids run wild amongst 12-acres of woodland where they can climb trees and build dens, paddle in the brook, and go to sleep with hair smoky from toasting marshmallows over the campfire. The Grade-II listed house is in the beautiful Rusland Valley near Grizedale between Coniston and Windermere in the Lake District National Park. It's ideal for relaxed family get-togethers, walking holidays, and group activities like yoga or writing retreats. The tranquil setting lets you scale back on stress and enjoy the peace and simplicity of holidays from your youth.

Weekly price:
£1920 all year
Short breaks from £320 per night

16  |   3  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 2 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Friday

Holiday Cottages in the Lake District

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 Herdwick lambs and in the autumn, the trees are 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, we offer a huge selection of Lake District cottages from Cumberland cottages to log cabins beside the lake. An area that is exceptionally pet friendly with many Lakeland cottages and attractions welcoming dogs.