Whether you are escaping for a long weekend, a week, or even longer, you will find that Cocklety How Byre is the ideal base for your Lake District holiday. The cottage, which is one of a collection of fantastic self-catering properties at Manesty, sits peacefully at the foot of Catbells with stunning views towards Skiddaw, Blencathra, Falcon Crag and Brown Dodd. The cottage is less than a mile from Grange village and the southern shore of Derwent Water, and five miles from Keswick, so it is perfect for couples who want somewhere quiet yet convenient to stay.
This 'away from it all' holiday cottage is off the beaten track and perfectly position to give access to some of Cumbria's favourite footpaths and cycling routes. Pendragon View sits between the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District, with good access to the North Pennines. The landscape is spectacular in all seasons, with plenty of opportunities for fun and adventure. Pendragon View is only four miles from Kirkby Stephen, is dog-friendly, and sleeps up to four guests in two bedrooms. The high standard of accommodation, incredible views and location make it perfect for couples, families or friends wanting to get away from it all. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Full of character and traditional charm, this cosy Lakeland holiday cottage is furnished and equipped to a very high standard of comfort and style and is one of Keswick's oldest buildings dating back to the 1700's. Perfectly located, Woolstore Cottage allows guests to enjoy the many amenities of this popular vibrant market town on its doorstep.
Sunny Bank is a stylish two-bedroom holiday cottage in a quiet location within walking distance of the centre of Keswick. There is space for up to four people, so the self-catering Lake District cottage is ideal for couples or families who want a comfortable place to stay while exploring the Northern Lakes, climbing Skiddaw, walking the fells and sailing on Derwentwater and Ullswater. Cumbria and the Lake District National Park are a favourite holiday destination at any time of the year because the scenery is so amazing and there is plenty to see and do. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
This pretty stone cottage is set in an enviable position on the edge of the market town Sedbergh in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Surrounded by stunning countryside and wonderful walks, yet just minutes from all the shops and restaurants in Sedbergh, Loftus Cottage perfectly combines rural bliss with modern day conveniences. Sleeping four guests in two bedrooms it is the ideal self-catering holiday cottage for families or couples wanting to explore this beautiful part of Cumbria.
Sitting right in the heart of Dent's picturesque cobbled village, this detached large holiday cottage is perfect for families, friends and walkers who want to explore this beautiful part of Cumbria and the Yorkshire Dales, as well as the Lakes which is within easy driving distance. Rocklea Cottage is within strolling distance of pubs, shops and is surrounded by stunning scenery.
A welcoming retreat ideal for families, friends and couples, nicely placed in a quiet backwater in the pretty Cumbrian village of Dent within the Yorkshire Dales. Pubs, cafes and shops on the doorstep along with superb walking - ideal for exploring both the Dales and Cumbria (including the nearby Lakes) with their many attractions.
Large groups of up to fourteen guests are sure to love the space and privacy that Cowgill Grange (sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms) and The Coach House (sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms) provide. Both set within grounds just a few steps apart, this is a superb choice for extended families and large groups who appreciate plenty of space and privacy whilst away. Fantastic opportunities for walkers and cyclists and within walking distance of Dent Railway Station on the picturesque Settle to Carlisle line. An ideal base for exploring both the Yorkshire Dales and the nearby Lake District.
Sitting in the Yorkshire Dales just a mile from the historic Cumbrian market town of Sedbergh, Weathercock Cottage lends itself perfectly for an activity or lazy holiday at any time of the year. Surrounded by stunning views, there are an abundance of wonderful walks from the front door and the convenience of Sedbergh's pubs and shops within easy reach. Spend your days exploring the many attractions of the Dales and nearby Lakes, and your evenings bubbling in the hot tub - the perfect holiday awaits!
Dentdale and the Yorkshire Dales National Park have what are arguably some of the best views in the UK and you can enjoy the sight of Rise Hill and Coombe Scar from this charming terraced holiday cottage. The cafes, pubs and shops in Dent are all within walking distance, and there are footpaths and cycling trails from the door. Kendal and the Lake District National Park are a short drive away, as is the Forest of Bowland AONB. Leeds and Carlise are also within easy reach either via car or on the Settle-Carlisle Railway. Sunnyside Cottage sleeps three people in two bedrooms and is perfect for couples, solo travellers or small families.
Two self catering cottages peacefully located near the Yorkshire Dales National Park at the head of the picturesque Ravenstonedale Valley. Ashley Cottage sleeps twelve and Beech Cottage sleeps up to four accommodating parties of sixteen together. Set in large wooded gardens with spectacular views over the Howgill Fells this is the perfect venue for large groups to escape to the country for a holiday together.
Comfy and welcoming, this attractive self-catering holiday home sits on the West Coast of Cumbria in the little village of Kirksanton offering stunning views over the surrounding fells and coastline. Offering the best of both worlds, guests can explore the many touristy attractions of the Lake District National Park, and return back to Bank Springs Brewery to the tranquility of the fells and coast at the end of the day.
Dragon Cottage is welcoming and comfy and is a nice base to return home to after a long day exploring the Yorkshire Dales or Lake District (within driving distance). Right in the centre of Dent's picturesque cobbled village (with pubs and a shop close to hand), this is a great choice for walkers and explorers with an abundance of attractions just waiting to be discovered. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
The Farm House at Rowling End sits in an oasis of calm in the picturesque Newlands Valley, in the heart of the Lake District close to Derwent Water (fifteen minute walk) and Keswick (four miles). With fabulous walks straight from the front door (many which are favourites of Wainwright!), The Farm House is an excellent choice for walkers as well as those looking to explore the many attractions of the National Park or simply relax in a stunning setting.
Croftside in Applethwaite village sleeps four with magnificent, panoramic fell views on all sides. Just a mile from Keswick, Croftside is ideal for two couples or a family (there is both a bathroom and a shower room). Prepared with care for guest comfort with WiFi and parking. There are no less than seven lakes each within a thirty minute drive and Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite are only minutes away by car. Fell walks from the door and restaurants to walk to. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold
A welcoming cottage in Applethwaite village (1 mile from Keswick) with ground floor accommodation and spectacular views to Skiddaw and Latrigg. Croft Corner is just a few minutes drive to Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite Lake and there are seven other lakes within a thirty minute drive. Carefully prepared for your comfort, WiFi, parking, fell walks on hand and restaurants within walking distance. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold
A comfortable holiday cottage in the Cumbrian village of Lorton in the Lake District National Park - perfect for enjoying the many attractions and activities that the area has to offer. Midtown Cottages is a good choice for outdoorsy types and dog owners.
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! Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Set in an exceptional position within its very own nature reserve at the foot of a waterfall, this fabulous holiday cottage is located within the picturesque Eden Valley in Cumbria on the edge of the Lake District National Park. A tranquil haven abundant with wildlife, The Watermill is just perfect for a relaxing self-catering holiday and close to Appleby, Kirkby Stephen and the areas many attractions for day trips out.
Sandwiched inbetween the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Forest Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, No 12 Mount Pleasant Terrace is the perfect self-catering cottage for couples looking to combine a holiday in an unspoilt and tranquil landscape, whilst still having all the amentities of a small market town on your doorstep. Embrace a range of outdoor activities including walking, cycling and climbing, enjoy a round of golf, visit one of the many local attractions, or simply relax and unwind amoungst beautiful scenery. Dogs are welcome too.
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