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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

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The Loft

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

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)
54.423824, -3.013773
Boltons Tarn Luxury Log Cabin

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)
54.340706, -2.575858
Goodies Farmhouse

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)
54.389221, -2.429981
Sandbed Cottage

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. 4 Star. 

From £300 to £630 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
54.634802, -2.945533
Station House

Close to Ullswater Lake and inbetween Penrith and Keswick, this spacious self catering holiday cottage provides the ideal base for touring the Lake District and also the Scottish Borders and Eden Valley. 4 Star. 

From £480 to £690 per week
Sleeps 6
(3 bedrooms)
54.364072, -2.912723
Clover Nook

Beautifully presented, this substantial large holiday home has plenty of space for large parties of up to ten guests to socialise and relax in comfort and style. Perfectly placed just five minutes stroll from the very heart of Bowness-on-Windermere, this tranquil setting provides all the right ingredients to relax with excellent amenities, walks, water sports and attractions on the doorstep. A great base for exploring the Lake District National Park. 

From £999 to £1950 per week
Sleeps 10
(5 bedrooms)
54.352767, -2.916892
Squirrel Bank

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)
54.256864, -3.172045
The Watermill

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)
54.263607, -3.050656
Forest Field

A delightful holiday cottage 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 lovely. 4 Star. 

From £360 to £460 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
54.352415, -2.917418
Ferry View Cottage

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)
54.424726, -3.014557
Ghyll Pool

Located in the heart of the Lake District, this comfortable holiday lodge is located at Neaum Crag, sitting within eighteen acres of spacious grounds. Dog and child friendly, guests have the use of good on-site leisure facilities including a Jacuzzi and swimming pool. Just three miles from Ambleside, this is an ideal base for those who enjoy walking, relaxing or who want to visit the areas many attractions. 

From £350 to £595 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
54.379883, -3.020725
Hatter's Cottage

Sitting in a tranquil position on a farm between Windermere and Coniston, this delightful holiday cottage provides an ideal retreat to escape the pressures of every day life and explore the Lake District. Superb walks, bike rides and views on the doorstep and pubs in Hawkshead just a mile away. 

From £320 to £535 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
54.465370, -3.017148
Ben Place Cottage

Perfectly placed in Grasmere and just a ten minute stroll to a great choice of pubs, restaurants and shops, this welcoming cottage sits right in the heart of the Lake District in one of the most popular villages which was once the home of William Wordsworth. Superb walks and an abundance of attractions within easy reach make this the perfect choice for doing as much or as little as you want amongst the beauty of the Lake District National Park. 

From £350 to £700 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
54.438674, -3.321573
Roan Wood Cottage

A wonderful base to explore the beautiful area of Wasdale, probably the most spectacular and unspoilt corner of the Lake District. 

From £320 to £600 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
54.298338, -2.896960
Chase Cottage

A delightful stone holiday cottage that offers the best of both worlds - a stunning peaceful corner of the Lake District, yet within easy reach of the more popular tourist traps and attractions. A wonderful location and stylish retreat - perfect for relaxing in the Lakes or walking! 4 Star. 

From £350 to £600 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
54.377396, -3.312295
Brantrake Cottage

Sleeping up to six guests, this Grade II listed traditional Lakeland farmhouse dates back to the 17th Century and nestles amongst peace and tranquility in the Eskdale Valley. Offering seclusion and wonderful scenery the farmhouse is perfectly placed for exploring the Western Lake District as well as the Central Fells. Excellent for walking and climbing with Scafell nearby. 4 Star. 

From £400 to £900 per week
Sleeps 6
(3 bedrooms)
54.377396, -3.312295
Brantrake House

Sleeping up to eight guests, this large airy holiday home is ideally located in a wonderful peaceful secluded setting ideally located for exploring the Western Lake District and Central Fells. 4 Star. 

From £450 to £1200 per week
Sleeps 8
(4 bedrooms)
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The Watermill

Set in a magnificent position at the foot of a waterfall, this fabulous holiday cottage is located within the beautiful Eden Valley in Cumbria near to the Lake District. A tranquil haven for a relaxing holiday. 

From £530 to £610 per week
Sleeps 2+2
(2 bedrooms)
54.444158, -2.463472
Ashley Cottage

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. 

From £1450 to £2650 per week
Sleeps 14-16
(6 bedrooms)
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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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