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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

54.423824, -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)
54.352415, -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)
54.444158, -2.463472
Ashley Cottage
463

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)
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)
54.573416, -3.198849
Bawd Hall
1676

A detached country house in the Northern Lake District, ideal for large groups of friends or family located mid-way between Buttermere and Keswick in the picturesque Newlands Valley. Sitting in an elevated position, Bawd Hall provides a secluded retreat to relax whilst offering easy access to the areas many attractions and tourist hot spots. Wonderful views and super walking opportunities straight from the front door. 5 Star. 

From £990 to £2270 per week
Sleeps 10
(5 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)
54.390623, -2.823472
Fell Cottage
2515

A delightful luxurious pet-friendly holiday cottage less than a mile from the heart of the bustling village of Staveley on the South East edge of the Lake District National Park. With your own personal sauna, you are sure to have a relaxing holiday! 4 Star Gold. 

From £480 to £1000 per week
Sleeps 4
(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)
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)
54.348328, -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)
54.634802, -2.945533
Station House
961

Close to Ullswater Lake, nestling in between Penrith and Keswick, this spacious self catering holiday cottage sleeps up to six guests and provides the ideal base for touring the Lake District, as well as the Scottish Borders and Eden Valley. 4 Star. 

From £480 to £690 per week
Sleeps 6
(3 bedrooms)
54.267229, -2.967424
Whitestone Cottage
2119

Situated in the quiet village of Newby Bridge near the foot of Lake Windermere, this holiday home is perfect for a family holiday, a romantic break or just a great place to holiday with friends. The Lake District has some of the most spectacular scenery in the country just waiting to be explored. 

From £340 to £595 per week
Sleeps 6
(3 bedrooms)
54.620767, -3.142096
Croft Corner
2746

Cottage just for two with ground floor accommodation and spectacular views to Skiddaw and Latrigg at Applethwaite village one mile from Keswick. It is just a few minutes drive to Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite Lake and seven other lakes within a thirty minute drive. Carefully prepared for your comfort - Visit England 4 stars Gold Award. Restaurants within walking distance. 4 Star. 

From £320 to £552 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
54.620767, -3.142096
Croftside
2747

Cottage for four with magnificent, panoramic fell views on all sides at Applethwaite village - Keswick is just one mile away. Ideal for two couples or a family - there is both a bathroom and a shower room. Prepared with care for guest comfort - Visit England 4 stars Gold Award. There are no less than seven lakes each within a thirty minute drive and Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite are only minutes away by car. Restaurants to walk to. 4 Star. 

From £424 to £790 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
54.338874, -3.223150
Oakbank Cottage
1759

Located within the beautiful Duddon Valley within The Lake District, this spacious pet-friendly holiday cottage sits in a tranquil position and provides stylish accommodation that is ideal for relaxing or exploring the area. Spend your days relaxing in the garden with only the noise of the waterfall to interrupt the tranquillity or get out and about exploring the areas many attractions and footpaths. 4 Star Gold. 

From £750 to £1300 per week
Sleeps 9
(5 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 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)
54.736713, -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)
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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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