This lovely holiday apartment is just a ten-minute stroll from the centre of Windermere, providing couples with the perfect romantic base from which to explore the beautiful Lake District National Park. Jays Nest enjoys a private garden and deck with water views and is close to footpaths and cycling routes as well as popular attractions like Tarn Hows, Wray Castle and the Beatrix Potter Gallery.
In a beautiful rural setting just two miles from Dent's cobbled village, this delightful country house provides accommodation for large groups and is an ideal self-catering base for exploring both the Yorkshire Dales and Cumbria, including the Lakes.
A large detached holiday cottage with off road parking, recently extended and refurbished to a high standard. Ideally placed in the Cumbrian village of Dent in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, The Methodist Manse Cottage makes a fantastic self-catering base for exploring the Dales and the Lake District and is perfect for extended families and large groups wanting a walking or cycling holiday.
If Visit England awarded stars for views the way it does for exceptional accommodation, Loweswater Cottage would have 5 Gold Stars all around. This superb holiday cottage has panoramic views down the entire length of Crummock Water from the garden. The fantastic holiday cottage is part of Foulsyke, an old manor house, and incorporates the original carriage house elements in its design. It sleeps six people in three bedrooms, one ensuite, and suits families and extended families who appreciate the footpaths, cycling routes and beautiful sights and attractions on the doorstep. Tourist board rating: 5 Star Gold
Crummock Cottage is a 5-Star Gold holiday cottage in a stunning Lake District location. It sleeps four people in two bedrooms, with guests having superb views towards Low Fell, Grasmoor and the Lorton Valley. It's ideal for couples or families who want easy access to some of the best walking and cycling the area can offer. Crummock Water and Loweswater are nearby as are Buttermere, Scale Force and dozens of other beautiful locations for which the Lake District is famous. The owner offers secure storage and bike cleaning facilities, and pets are also welcome. Tourist board rating: 5 Star Gold
Waterside Retreat is a welcoming holiday cottage with views over Morecambe Bay to the mountains of the Lake District. It is in the Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and within easy reach of the southern shore of Windermere, the Forest of Bowland and the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The property sleeps four people in two bedrooms and is ideal for couples or families, being just across the road from the water and enjoying spectacular views. The owners have recently refurbished the cottage, decorating it with a subtle nautical theme to suit the environment.
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.
Run away to the beauty of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and this lovely stone holiday cottage. The Fold offers welcoming accommodation for couples and solo travellers with stunning views of The Pennines. The cottage is in a quiet spot on the edge of the pretty village of Crosby Garrett and just a few miles from Kirkby Stephen. Gorgeous footpaths and cycling routes lead from the village and with the Lake District National Park less than half an hour's drive away, visitors have their choice of natural playgrounds to enjoy.
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
Located in the peaceful rural hamlet of Baggrow in Cumbria, this lovely holiday cottage provides a perfect base from which to explore the Lake District National Park and the Cumbrian coastline. With lovely views over the Northern Fells and Lakes, Little Byre is a popular choice for those who prefer to tuck themselves away in a tranquil spot, whilst being within easy reach of busier areas such as Keswick, Cockermouth and Whitehaven.
A cosy bolthole for two perfectly placed in a tranquil setting with amazing views up and down Dentdale within the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Sitting in the tiny hamlet of Gawthrop, Ellerbank Cottage offers all the right ingredients to relax and unwind, with fabulous walking and cycling, and is just a half mile walk along the river (or across the fields) to the pretty cobbled village of Dent with pubs and cafes. Great self-catering base for exploring the Dales and Cumbria (including the nearby Lake District National Park).
Escape to the serene beauty of the Lake District at Brockstone Grasmere Cottage. This charming holiday cottage, which sleeps up to four people in two bedrooms, sits on a quiet lane beside the Wordsworth Walk. The path runs between the churchyard in Grasmere where William Wordsworth is buried, to Rydal village where he lived for most of his adult life and wrote many of his most famous poems. Ambleside, Keswick and Kendal are all within easy reach, as are Windermere and Hawkshead. Whether your goal is to scale Scafell Pike or do nothing more energetic than meander along country footpaths and reward yourself with a soak in the spa bath and a glass of wine, Brockstone's location surrounded by glorious Lakeland scenery and with no passing traffic, lets you feel like part of the landscape rather than a merely interested bystander.
The Old Sunday School is ideally located in the cobbled centre of Dent village within the Yorkshire Dales in Cumbria. Well presented, this holiday studio for two has pubs, cafes and a shop on the doorstep and is perfect for a self-catering holiday exploring the Dales, Cumbria (including the nearby Lake District), walking or simply relaxing.
A beautifully restored white washed terraced holiday cottage on the High Street in the pretty village of Dent in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. Croft Cottage is just a two-minute walk to two fantastic pubs, the village shop and a choice of cafes, whilst the surrounding countryside is a haven for walkers, bikers and outdoor enthusiasts. Sleeping five guests in three bedrooms, and with a log burner for cosy nights in, this is the perfect self-catering retreat for families and friends at any time of the year.
Dent is arguably the most picturesque of all of the villages in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, boasting a village centre with cobbled streets free from traffic. Dene Cottage is a traditional period property that has been sympathetically updated to be comfortable for 21st Century guests. The village is surrounded by stunning countryside with fantastic walking and cycling paths, and this welcoming holiday cottage is within walking distance of two excellent pubs, The Rising Sun and the George and Dragon, both of which serve local ales and delicious home cooked food if you feel like a night off from cooking.
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. Ford Cottage is a superb choice for couples (one or two) and a tranquil haven abundant with wildlife where you can relax and unwind.
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.
A late 17th Century holiday cottage offering a comfy base for exploring the Yorkshire Dales, as well as the Lake District which is within driving distance. Sitting in Yorkshire's stunning National Park (yet within the boundaries of Cumbria), attractions are plentiful and walking locally is superb. The village has pubs for a meal out and a local pint of ale - all the right ingredients for a great holiday!
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.
With space for up to eight people to stay in four bedrooms, The Old House is ideal for large families and friends to relax and enjoy the beauty of the western Lake District National Park. The cottage is close to the coast and only a few miles from Ravenglass, within easy reach of Scafell Pike and Munster Castle. There are excellent opportunities for walking, mountain biking and fishing in an area renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty.
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