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View of lake windermere from Cartmel Fell, Lake District
View of lake windermere from Cartmel Fell, Lake District

Self Catering Holiday Cottages in Cartmel

If you’re planning a short break exploring the Lake District, you couldn’t pick a better base than the medieval village of Cartmel. Only 6.5 miles from Lake Windermere, it’s ideal for exploring the entirety of the Lake District National Park and the surrounding Lakeland Fells. This southern Cumbrian village is also a notable hot spot for lovers of fine dining, with two Michelin-star restaurants and a wonderful village shop and deli within walking distance. Read more

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54.238358, -2.938929

Surrounded by glorious Cumbrian countryside, Granary Cottage is an excellent base for exploring the Lake District National Park and the Cumbrian Coast. Sandwiched between Cartmel and Newby Bridge, close to the southern tip of Lake Windermere, the cottage is surrounded by stunning scenery with wonderful walks, cycle rides and a wealth of attractions within easy reach. A popular choice for families and friends at any time of the year with a large garden, dining sun room and log burning stove for cosy winter breaks.

Weekly guide price:
£569 to £1249
Short breaks from £185 per night

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Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 3 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

54.229189, -2.941549

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. 

Weekly guide price:
£756 to £1700
Short breaks from £160 per night

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Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Friday

54.190302, -2.930186

Cartmel is a favourite holiday destination for foodies, walkers and lovers of a great view. Little Barn caters for these perfectly, putting visitors close to a well-stocked village shop, a friendly pub and a two Michelin-starred restaurant. The newly converted holiday cottage sleeps four people in two rooms and boasts superb views of Morecambe Bay. There are stunning walks from the door and, with Grizedale Forest and the Lake District National Park nearby, no end to the fun you can have exploring. Local attractions include Holker Hall, Dalton Safari Park, Windermere, Bowness, and the home of Beatrix Potter.  

Weekly guide price:
£450 to £1000
Short breaks from £75 per night

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Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 3 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

54.543652, -3.179049

The Lake District is one of the UK's best-loved holiday destinations. Even if you have been there a hundred times, there is always a beautiful new view or a friendly cafe to discover. The Derwent Farmhouse is a period farmhouse with lots of character in a riverfront location close to Grange in the Borrowdale Valley. It comfortably sleeps up to six people in three bedrooms and there are footpaths and cycling routes leading from the front door, while Scafell Pike, Skiddaw and Derwentwater are all nearby. The location is ideal whether you want to relax in peace and solitude or do as much as you can during the time you have.

Weekly guide price:
£789 to £1249

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Min nights: 7 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

54.105769, -3.132245

"Driftwood Studio" is a 1 bed holiday Cottage sleeping up to 4 guests in Cumbria. A Victorian town with a proud heritage, Barrow-in-Furness is situated just where the Lakes meet the sea, at the south tip of Cumbria just to the north of Morecambe Bay. Influenced by the history of Britain’s shipbuilding, the town is set...

Prices from £144 per night

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54.291724, -3.094441

"Corn Cottage" is a 1 bed holiday Cottage sleeping up to 2 guests in Cumbria. The small hamlet of Water Yeat is in the Crake Valley, just a 5-minute walk from the shores of Allan Tarn and a 10 minute walk from the shores of Coniston Water in the beautiful Lake District National Park. To the northern end of the lake is...

Prices from £179 per night

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54.205220, -2.972160

"The Loft - Ukc6139 - One-Bedroom Holiday Home" is a 1 bed holiday Cottage sleeping up to 2 guests in Cumbria. This holiday home's standout features are the hot tub and fireplace. The holiday home's kitchen, which has kitchenware, is available for cooking and storing food. This holiday home features a private entrance, heating and a TV. The unit offers...

Prices from £128 per night

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54.178554, -2.720034

"The Potting Shed" is a 1 bed holiday Cottage sleeping up to 2 guests in Lancashire. Burton-in-Kendal is a village which has a Post Office/general store, a butcher and a pub that serves good food. It lies seven miles from the market town of Kirkby Lonsdale, and twelve miles from Kendal, the gateway to the Lake District.

Prices from £136 per night

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54.201550, -2.951610

"Cottage in Cumbria" is a 1 bed holiday Cottage sleeping up to 2 guests in Cumbria. This property is situated in the picturesque village of Cartmel, which lies between the Lake District National Park and the Morecambe Bay coastline. The village is a popular destination for keen foodies, as it offers a range of well regarded...

Prices from £363 per night

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54.077199, -2.855530

"382 on the Bay" is a 1 bed holiday Apartment sleeping up to 2 guests in Lancashire. The town of Morecambe is set on Morecambe Bay. Always a popular resort, recent investment has revived the coastline and offers families the chance to enjoy the many pleasures of the seaside, whether it is flying kites, building sandcastles or...

Prices from £125 per night

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54.131370, -2.673000

"Uk34189 - The Shippon - One-Bedroom Holiday Home" is a 1 bed holiday Cottage sleeping up to 2 guests in Lancashire. The holiday home's kitchen, which has a dishwasher and kitchenware, is available for cooking and storing food. The holiday home features a washing machine, a private entrance, heating, as well as a TV. The unit has 1 bed.

Prices from £273 per night

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54.255200, -3.068300

"Cottage in Cumbria" is a 1 bed holiday Cottage sleeping up to 2 guests in Cumbria. Located in the attractive village of Spark Bridge, this quaint, two storey property offers comfortable accommodation for up to two guests for a romantic break. Take a walk from the doorstep and discover routes taking in the fells. Coniston (9...

Prices from £191 per night

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54.337780, -2.932670

"Christabels Hideaway - One-Bedroom Holiday Home" is a 1 bed holiday Cottage sleeping up to 2 guests in Cumbria. The holiday home's kitchen, which features a dishwasher and kitchenware, is available for cooking and storing food. This holiday home has a private entrance, heating and a TV. The unit has 1 bed.

Prices from £191 per night

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54.126940, -3.141390

"Guards Cottage - One-Bedroom Holiday Home" is a 1 bed holiday Cottage sleeping up to 2 guests in Cumbria. The holiday home's kitchen, which features a dishwasher and kitchenware, is available for cooking and storing food. This holiday home has a private entrance, heating and a TV. The unit has 1 bed.

Prices from £125 per night

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54.210260, -2.945740

"Apartment in Cumbria" is a 1 bed holiday Apartment sleeping up to 2 guests in Cumbria. Aynsome Manor Park lies just under a mile from the beautiful village of Cartmel, one of Cumbria s finest villages. Set on the Cartmel Peninsula and surrounded by rolling hills, this lively village is centred on a sunny square where you can...

Prices from £249 per night

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54.351366, -2.958296

"Old Sawrey Stores" is a 1 bed holiday Cottage sleeping up to 2 guests in Cumbria. The village of Far Sawrey has a pub/restaurant, whilst Bowness, with all its shops, restaurants and leisure facilities, is just a short distance across the lake by ferry. Also close by is ‘Hill Top’, once the home of Beatrix Potter, and...

Prices from £126 per night

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54.096441, -3.144635

"The Pleasant Hut at MountPleasant Farm" is a 1 bed holiday Lodge sleeping up to 2 guests in Cumbria. Roose, also known as Roosecote, is a charming neighbourhood and ward of Barrow-in-Furness and a great place to start for people looking for a quiet escape in Cumbria. Since "roose" is a Celtic term for "moor" or "heath," this area should have...

Prices from £129 per night

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54.371192, -2.897567

"Uplands Retreat" is a 1 bed holiday Cottage sleeping up to 2 guests in Cumbria. The twin towns of Bowness and Windermere are both lively, entertaining communities surrounded by the breathtaking Lake District landscape. Both towns offer a variety of services, businesses, and dining options to suit every preference, with the...

Prices from £192 per night

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54.374533, -2.999045

"Alice's Cottage" is a 1 bed holiday Cottage sleeping up to 2 guests in Cumbria. In Hawkshead there are inns, tea shops, guest houses and shops, as well as the Beatrix Potter Gallery. William Wordsworth attended the Old Grammar School which you can visit. Newby Bridge is 10 miles away and offers the Aquarium of the Lakes...

Prices from £274 per night

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54.256702, -3.008965

"Abbots Reading Mews 2" is a 1 bed holiday Cottage sleeping up to 2 guests in Cumbria. Set on the southern shores of Lake Windermere, the small, sleepy hamlet of Lakeside offers a peaceful getaway location, hidden away from the hustle and bustle of the Lake District’s popular attractions, but still within easy reach of them....

Prices from £147 per night

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54.217902, -2.901791

"3 Tower View" is a 3 bed holiday Cottage sleeping up to 5 guests in Cumbria. The charming Edwardian resort of Grange-over-Sands is set between the Lake District fells and Morecambe Bay and offers one of the mildest climates in the north of England. Formerly a small fishing village, the introduction of the Furness...

Prices from £214 per night

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54.126910, -3.138738

"Cottage in Cumbria" is a 1 bed holiday Cottage sleeping up to 2 guests in Cumbria. This property is the perfect base to explore the wonders of South Cumbria with so many great places to visit and see nearby. Head over to the coast which is a short drive away with many beaches to choose from and bask in the amazing views...

Prices from £195 per night

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54.217320, -2.892960

"Cottage in Cumbria" is a 1 bed holiday Cottage sleeping up to 2 guests in Cumbria. This property enjoys a quiet location in the village of Lindale, which lies between the coast at Grange over Sands, and the picturesque Lake District. In the village itself there is a village shop, as well as a pub, whilst a larger range of...

Prices from £232 per night

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54.369079, -3.072844

"Swallows Nest" is a 1 bed holiday Apartment sleeping up to 2 guests in Cumbria. Nestling at the head of Coniston Water, the pretty village of Coniston is surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in the Lake District National Park and makes a superb base for touring, with Hawkshead, Ambleside and Windermere just a...

Prices from £125 per night

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54.222259, -3.186063

"The Annexe" is a 2 bed holiday Cottage sleeping up to 4 guests in Cumbria. Kirkby-in-Furness is a collection of six hamlets on the Furness peninsula overlooking the Duddon estuary. The village is home to a general store and two pubs as well as a railway station on the Cumbrian Coast Line. Just five miles away is...

Prices from £165 per night

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54.364244, -2.919663

"Bowness Central" is a 1 bed holiday Apartment sleeping up to 2 guests in Cumbria. To the west of Carlisle, in the Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is the village of Bowness-on-Solway. Hadrian's Wall runs 73 miles from the village to Wallsend, which is close to Newcastle, and is designated as a "National...

Prices from £190 per night

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54.191910, -2.916690

"Apartment in Cumbria" is a 2 bed holiday Apartment sleeping up to 4 guests in Cumbria. Just a few miles from Lake Winderemere, Grange Over Sands is a lovely town on the Cartmel Peninsula, with a fantastic promenade. A mile over the fell is the picturesque village of Cartmel, which features a choice of great restaurants and pubs,...

Prices from £470 per night

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54.064780, -2.883220

"Blue Sands - Two-Bedroom Holiday Home" is a 2 bed holiday Cottage sleeping up to 3 guests in Lancashire. The holiday home's kitchen, which has kitchenware, is available for cooking and storing food. The holiday home features a washing machine, a private entrance, heating, a TV, as well as sea views. The unit has 2 beds.

Prices from £125 per night

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Cartmel Holiday Cottages

We have a huge range of holiday cottages in the Lake District to choose from, including those in varying shapes and sizes. You’ll find attractive cottages feature throughout the perfect village of Cartmel. Many offer beautiful design features and various mod cons too, making them true homes away from home. Whether you’re visiting with family and friends or you’re looking for a gorgeous romantic retreat in the heart of Cartmel Village, we’ve got your needs covered.

Cartmel’s most famous landmark has to be its 800-year-old priory which you should definitely add to your itinerary. Visitors rarely leave Cartmel empty-handed, either, as the local village store produces the region’s famous sticky toffee pudding. Ready to explore it all for yourself? Make sure you book your Cartmel cottage today!

Best things to do in Cartmel

This lovely Cumbrian village is a hotspot for food lovers as well as walkers, cyclists and anyone who loves the great outdoors. Here are some of the most popular things to do:

  • Cartmel Racecourse: A great place if you’re a fan of thrilling jump racing, it also hosts other events throughout the year such as concerts and family fun days.
  • Holker Hall: This Cumbrian countryside stately home boasts 23 acres of formal and woodland gardens, plus a cafe and a gift shop. What’s more, it’s open to the public all year round.
  • L’Enclume: Treat yourself to an unforgettable culinary experience at Simon Rogan’s incredible restaurant which has won multiple awards, including three Michelin Stars.
  • Cartmel Village Store: This deli and cafe is a haven for food and drink lovers and home to the famous Cartmel sticky toffee pudding.
  • Segway off-road tour: Hop on a Segway tour for a fun way to see the beautiful woodland and countryside views surrounding Cartmel.

How to get to Cartmel

If you’re travelling from one of the major cities in the UK, below shows an average distance to Cartmel, so you know what to expect when choosing to visit by car.

London: 270 miles

Birmingham: 157 miles

Glasgow: 163 miles

Liverpool: 86 miles

Bristol: 238 miles

Manchester: 83 miles

Leeds: 115 miles

Edinburgh: 166 miles

Newcastle: 123 miles

More locations near Cartmel

The Lake District boasts many lovely market towns as well as miles of stunning natural landscape. It’s a truly wonderful place for both short and long breaks! Here are a few more popular places to stay: