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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

54.352415, -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)
54.263607, -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)
54.352767, -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)
54.285322, -2.482976
Bower Bank EcoBarn
1815

Bower Bank EcoBarn nestles amongst pure natural beauty in a sleepy hamlet near Dentdale, within the Yorkshire Dales in Cumbria. Perfect for large parties who want to explore the Dales on the doorstep and also the Lake District within driving distance. 

From £569 to £1198 per week
Sleeps 10
(3 bedrooms)
54.278619, -2.456585
Rise Hill View Cottage
2739

Ideally located in the heart Dent village, within the Yorkshire Dales in Cumbria, Rise Hill View Cottage offers dog friendly self-catering with superb walking, pubs, cafes and shops on the doorstep. A perfect retreat for exploring the Dales and Cumbria, as well as the nearby Lake District. With two national parks to explore, there are no end of great days out to enjoy. 

From £259 to £369 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
54.254370, -2.426970
Willans Farmhouse
2115

Willians Farmhouse sleeps up to seven guests and is a spacious holiday home located just two miles from the cobbled centre of Dent village within the Yorkshire Dales in Cumbria. Sitting in the Yorkshire Dales, the cottage has an abundance of attractions and wonderful walks on the doorstep and the Lake District National Park within easy driving distance for day trips out. 3 Star. 

From £449 to £595 per week
Sleeps 7
(4 bedrooms)
54.263357, -2.433107
Parker’s Cottage
2116

A delightful detached Grade II listed holiday home that affords superb views across Deepdale. This is an escape from it all location, and under a mile and a half from the cobbled centre of Dent Village within the Yorkshire Dales in Cumbria - an ideal base for exploring both the Dales and the nearby Lake District. 4 Star. 

From £439 to £729 per week
Sleeps 5
(3 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 £990 to £2270 per week
Sleeps 10
(5 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 £320 to £975 per week
Sleeps 6
(3 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)
54.402396, -3.372481
Hallflat Farm House
2001

A spacious farmhouse providing holiday accommodation in spectacular Wasdale within the Lake District National Park. An ideal base from which to explore the quiet western fells and lakes and perfect for walkers and outdoor enthusiasts. 

From £590 to £950 per week
Sleeps 8
(4 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)
54.423824, -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)
54.634802, -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)
54.620439, -2.482515
Fellside Cottages
3006

Situated in a peaceful Cumbrian village close to the Lake District are four holiday homes accommodating large parties of up to thirty. An ideal venue for celebrating a special occasion with friends or family and for exploring the Eden Valley, Pennines, Lake District, Yorkshire and the Scottish Borders. Superb walking from the front door. 

From £0 to £0 per week
Sleeps 30
(16 bedrooms)
54.174721, -2.975759
Dolphin Cottage
2262

A detached holiday home located in the small fishing village of Flookburgh within the centre of the Lake District Peninsula, less than a mile from Morecambe Bay and two miles from Cartmel. Offering the best of both worlds with the Cumbrian Coast on the doorstep and the many attractions of the Lakes within easy reach. 

From £478 to £1228 per week
Sleeps 12
(5 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)
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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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