A delightful Lakeland 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.
Westward Ho with its own private jetty - Enjoying a truly magical setting overlooking Lake Windermere, this exceptional holiday home offers guests the chance to enjoy an abundance of attractions, superb lakeland walks and plenty of opportunity to relax and unwind. Just a short drive from Bowness with excellent amenities close to hand and perfect for boaters with its own private jetty for mooring (you can launch just half a mile away).
The Old Bakehouse is a delightful holiday cottage with hot tub, ideal for couples in a tranquil coastal area of West Cumbria with a sandy beach within walking distance. Enjoy views of the Lake District in the distance or spend your days exploring them - they are just a short drive away! Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold
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
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
Enjoy the wonderful year-round hospitality of this recently refurbished self-catering apartment in Selside, close to both the Lake District National Park and the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It's dog-friendly, with a spacious bedroom that accommodates couples or individuals. Walking, mountain biking and potholing are just three of the many ways to explore the incredible landscape, with local attractions including Sizergh Castle, Lowther Castle, Ullswater and the Ullswater Steamers, while Bowness on Windermere is only 25-minutes away. Kendal is a short drive from the apartment, with an excellent variety of places to eat, drink and shop.
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.
A beautifully furnished three bedroom property in a peaceful and idyllic position surrounded by fells and farmland. Perfect for walkers, cyclists or those who want to simply relax and slow down. With panoramic views and abundant local wildlife this is a fantastic holiday home is ideally suited to larger families or friends catching up. Tourist board rating: 5 Star
The Haystore sits in a fabulous tranquil position nestled amongst the farmland and fells of Cumbria’s Eden Valley. Positioned at the foot of the fantastic Howgill Fells, this magnificent holiday retreat offers comfort and luxury and is a truly special place perfect for a family break or getaway with friends. Tourist board rating: 5 Star
The Byre sits in a peaceful and idyllic position in Cumbria’s Eden Valley. Surrounded by fells and farmland this superb property has a vaulted ceiling, tall slate fireplace and offers a rustic yet luxurious place to escape. A great choice for a couples, friends or families who will enjoy exploring the beautiful countryside on the doorstep. Tourist board rating: 5 Star
Comfy and welcoming, this self-catering holiday apartment is ideal for couples and sits in the quiet village of Portinscale on the edge of Derwent Water. Only one mile from the bustling market town of Keswick in the Lake District National Park, No 7 Harney Peak is a great base for exploring and walking. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
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. Tourist board rating: 5 Star
Located within the Lake District National Park, this holiday cottage is less than five miles from Coniston Water and six miles from Windermere. On the fringes of a pretty village, Hill Top Farm enjoys a peaceful secluded location from which to explore the area and enjoy everything it has to offer including its many attractions and fabulous walks.
Located amongst beautiful countryside within the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Stoneyard is the perfect choice for couples and small families. Within easy driving distance of the Lake District National Park, the location could not be better for outdoorsy types with endless opportunities for adventure and a multitude of attractions for day trips out. The Fat Lamb Inn is just a 10-minute stroll through meadows.
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
This romantic barn oozes character and charm and provides a luxurious 5 Star retreat right in the heart of the Lake District in the stunning Troutbeck Valley. Sleeping two guests in one king-sized bedroom, and located just a short stroll from Lake Windermere and an excellent pub, Townfoot Barn is the perfect retreat for couples looking for a slice of Cumbrian paradise. Dogs are welcome too. Breakfast basket provided. Sorry but short breaks are not available, just weekly or longer bookings taken throughout the year. Tourist board rating: 5 Star
Chapel Cottage is a wonderful holiday home in a beautiful location on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales and North Pennines and within easy reach of the Lake District. It sleeps six people in three bedrooms and is furnished to a very high standard to be welcoming for families and friends, including those with children and dogs. Winton Common and the village pub are 100 metres from the door, with more amenities just over a mile away in the market town of Kirkby Stephen. It's a fantastic area for walking, cycling and mountain biking, with lots of sights and attractions to enjoy all year round.
The Lake District is renowned for the staggering beauty of its natural landscape, with none more so than Coniston Water and the surrounding area. Located on the edge of Coniston village just a few minutes walk from five pubs and excellent cafes and shops, Mountain Cottage enjoys an elevated position with fantastic views. The peak of the Old Man of Coniston is around two and a half miles from the doorstep, and you can quickly reach the Cumbrian Way, Tarn Hows and the Wrynose Pass. The mature gardens feature a gorgeous reading room with some of the best views in the region, and with space for up to five people, Mountain Cottage is the ideal self-catering holiday home for families and friends.
Your comfort is at the forefront of every decorating decision in this gorgeous Lake District holiday home. Brambly Hedge is a fantastic cottage with space for six people to sleep in three bedrooms, rolling views over fields and countryside, and a quiet location that's close to Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands and Windermere. It's ideal for families and friends who enjoy exploring and being active, yet who love their own space and having a quiet retreat where they can relax in privacy. Facilities include a log burner, an HD Smart TV in every bedroom, and bike wash and storage.
Stay within walking distance of the Hawkshead Brewery, the Eagle and Child pub, and some great shops and cafes at The Wheelhouse at Staveley. Located in the bustling Cumbrian village of Staveley, The Wheelhouse puts you close to the action with a good range of amenities on the doorstep, whilst being within easy access of the larger tourist towns. The contemporary property, which is only a few miles from both Kendal and Windermere, can accommodate up to six guests in three bedrooms. Facilities like the Swedish sauna and secure storage for bikes and pushchairs makes it perfect for families and groups of friends who want to enjoy the spectacular landscape without compromising on comfort.
Popular towns in and around The Lake District:AmblesideApplebyBowness-on-WindermereCartmelCockermouthConistonGrasmereGrizebeckKeswickKirkby StephenUllswaterUlverstonWasdaleWindermere
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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.