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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)
54.427719, -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)
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)
54.372182, -3.265119
High Ground Cottage
1760

Located in an exceptional position in Eskdale within the Lake District National Park with stunning scenery all around, this dog-friendly holiday cottage not only provides a tranquil haven to 'get away from it' but is also within easy reach of the many Lakeland attractions. Spectacular walks from the front door, stunning views from every window and a log burner in the farmhouse kitchen plus open fire in the sitting room for cosy nights. 

From £795 to £1400 per week
Sleeps 10
(4 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)
54.263607, -3.050656
Forest Field
954

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
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)
54.529580, -2.488251
Ford Cottage
1519

Nestling in a beautiful position opposite a pretty waterfall, this delightful character holiday cottage sits in the picturesque peaceful Eden Valley in Cumbria and is within easy reach of the Lake District and its many attractions. Perfect for couples (one or two). 

From £350 to £500 per week
Sleeps 2+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)
54.256175, -3.175442
Bank End Barn
2459

A large stone holiday barn set in beautiful countryside between the market towns of Broughton and Lowick. Near to Coniston, this is an ideal base from which to explore the Lake District and South Cumbria. 4 Star. 

From £630 to £1560 per week
Sleeps 11
(5 bedrooms)
54.256827, -3.172002
Bank End Lodge
2085

With fantastic views over the Kirkby Fells, this semi-detached self-catering barn conversion nestles amongst beautiful unspoilt countryside between the market towns of Broughton and Lowick on the edge of the Lake District National Park. Near to Coniston, this is a perfect base from which to explore the Lakes and South Cumbria's many attractions. 4 Star. 

From £630 to £1560 per week
Sleeps 10
(5 bedrooms)
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 £970 to £2270 per week
Sleeps 10
(5 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)
54.352315, -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)
54.348328, -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)
54.348328, -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)
54.547421, -3.158368
Maiden Moor Cottage
3201

Grange is a pretty village in the valley of Borrowdale in the heart of the Lake District National Park. Once described by Wainwright as one of the most beautiful places in the Lakes, the area offers superb walking (straight from the cottage front door!) and an abundance of attractions within easy reach. Spend your days discovering the beauty of the dramatic scenery then return home to the warm welcome of this cosy cottage with open fire. 

From £435 to £899 per week
Sleeps 5
(3 bedrooms)
54.278026, -3.135906
Birchbank Cottage
1651

Located on a Lakeland sheepfarm amongst lovely Cumbrian countryside close to Coniston Water, this holiday cottage provides the perfect place for a relaxing holiday and an ideal base for exploring the Lake District National Park and its many attractions. 4 Star. 

From £270 to £450 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
54.177338, -2.943233
The Hayloft
2783

A luxurious holiday home in the village of Allithwaite (with two pubs) and within walking distance of the seaside resort of Grange-over-Sands in Cumbria. Within driving distance of the Lake District National Park there are plenty of attractions on the doorstep and within easy reach. 4 Star Gold. 

From £295 to £975 per week
Sleeps 6
(3 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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