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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

54.736713, -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
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
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)
54.352767, -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)
54.256864, -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)
54.522962, -3.416501
Heckbarley
974

Perfectly situated in the heart of the pretty village of Ennerdale Bridge within the Lake District National Park, and ideal for exploring the less busy Western Lakes and Cumbrian coast is this comfortable and well equipped self catering holiday cottage. A pub is within walking distance and lovely scenery abounds. 2 Star. 

From £450 to £1200 per week
Sleeps 8+1
(4 bedrooms)
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)
54.263607, -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)
54.389221, -2.429981
Sandbed Cottage
2223

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
961

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)
54.352415, -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)
54.341939, -2.933047
Granton Lodge
3370

Exceptional both inside and out, this stylish well presented lodge sits in one of the most enviable positions in the Lake District with lovely views over Lake Windermere. Enjoy an alfresco meal on the terrace watching the sunset over the lake by night, and by day discover the many attractions of nearby Bowness and Windermere. 

From £760 to £1560 per week
Sleeps 6
(3 bedrooms)
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)
54.423824, -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 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)
54.465370, -3.017148
Ben Place Cottage
3224

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
1833

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

From £320 to £620 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
54.298338, -2.896960
Chase Cottage
1768

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 in the Cumbrian village of Bowland Bridge within the Lake District - perfect for relaxing in the Lakes or walking! 4 Star. 

From £350 to £600 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
54.427719, -3.008237
Mileydale Lodge
2186

A luxurious holiday lodge ideally positioned in Loughrigg within the Langdale Valley under three miles from Ambleside in the Lake District National Park. With Coniston, Grasmere and Lake Windermere nearby, and the many amenities of Ambleside close to hand, this is a good base for exploring the areas many attractions, walking or simply relaxing in stunning scenery. 

From £400 to £820 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 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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