Lake District Self Catering Accommodation

The dramatic landscape of the Lake District is like nowhere else in the UK. The hills and valleys are a direct result of the glaciers that ravaged the land millions of years ago. The long mystical lakes, lush green forests and rich moorland, provide acres of wilderness to explore.  The Lakes themselves range in size (and popularity) from the largest; Windermere,  and Ulswater to little gems such as Buttermere and Grasmere. The Lakes are also a walkers paradise, whether for gentle lakeside rambles, or trekking across the Fells and mountain tops such as ScaFell Pike, Skiddaw and Helvellyn. There is also plenty of history to keep you interested while walking, with Roman remains, ancient stone circles and monuments to English literary greats. Enjoy, for example, a romantic visit to Dove Cottage or Hill Top, the delightful homes of Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter.

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Langdale View, Ambleside, Cumbria

Langdale View, Ambleside

Enjoy a tranquility or an active walking weekend soaking up the unique Lakeland scenery in England's most beautiful area. Langdale View is Comfortable Cumbrian holiday cottage in a lovely rural setting near Ambleside sleeping 2-6 guests. Views from every window. Stunning walks from door. Nearby pub...

Salkeld, Cockermouth, Cumbria

Salkeld, Cockermouth

Salkeld cottage is a romantic hideaway, set in a secluded and peaceful vale near to the river Ellen in Cumbria. Well-behaved dogs are also welcome. It's an ideal retreat for exploring the Lake District, providing stress-free getaways for busy people and a peaceful haven to relax.

Keeper's Cottage, Hawkshead, Cumbria

Keeper's Cottage, Hawkshead

A large detached Lakeland holiday cottage close to Lake Windermere in the Lake District, Keepers Cottage sits on a beautifully rural 5,000-acre country estate near Hawkshead. Guests can enjoy use of an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, games room, fishing lakes and a gym.

Rowan Cottage, Lake District, Newby Bridge, Cumbria

Rowan Cottage, Lake District, Newby Bridge

Rowan Cottage near Newby Bridge is a superb and large rural holiday cottage, sleeping 8 on the Bigland Hall Estate in the Lake District. It has fantastic rural views, private hot tub and a large wrap-around patio courtyard garden on two levels with lawn.

Eel House, Hawkshead, Cumbria

Eel House, Hawkshead

Eel House is a large Lake District holiday barn conversion in Cumbria sleeping 10 guests in 5 ground floor bedrooms. Set in rural surroundings on the large Graythwaite country estate in a pleasant courtyard, Eel House guests have use of Estate leisure facilities including a heated indoor pool, play ...

Keepers Cottage, Newby Bridge, Newby Bridge, Cumbria

Keepers Cottage, Newby Bridge, Newby Bridge

Keepers Cottage is a stone-built luxury holiday cottage on the Bigland Estate in the Lake District village of Blackbarrow, near Newby Bridge in Cumbria. This rural cottage sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms - all ensuite and having Smart TVs. With underfloor heating, it's perfect for holidays all year round.

Mill Cottage, Hawkshead, Cumbria

Mill Cottage, Hawkshead

Enjoy a peaceful, relaxing Lake District holiday in Mill Cottage, a dog friendly home, just a few minutes-walk to Lake Windermere on the 5000 acre Graythwaite country estate. This cosy, well equipped cottage sleeps 4. Shared use of the indoor heated pool and other leisure facilities.

Hilltop, Hawkshead, Cumbria

Hilltop, Hawkshead

This beautiful, well equipped and dog friendly Lake District Holiday Cottage near Cunsey has views over Lake Windermere from its location on the 5000-acre Greythwaite country estate. Guests have access to a heated indoor swimming pool, gym, fishing and kids play area. Hilltop sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms....

Forge, Hawkshead, Cumbria

Forge, Hawkshead

This pretty Lake District Cottage near Hawkshead sits on a 5,000-acre country estate about a mile's walk from Windermere. Guests have use of an indoor heated pool, gym, fitness centre and children's play area. The Forge sleeps 7.

Parlour Cottage, Cockermouth, Cumbria

Parlour Cottage, Cockermouth

Parlour cottage is bright and spacious Cumbrian Holiday Cottage near Cockermouth, perfect for romantic retreats. The accommodation is arranged with the living area upstairs and the bedroom with en-suite downstairs. It has been designed in this way to make the most of the large French windows which b...

Crofters Cottage - With 24/7 all weather hot tub for sole use, alston, Cumbria

Crofters Cottage - With 24/7 all weather hot tub for sole use, alston

Crofters cottage, sleeping 2 is a romantic getaway with private 24/7 hot tub set overlooking cross fell England?s highest peak outside the Lake District! Very romantic cosy, with peat /wood fired stove living room bath tub bathtub in the living room and satellite TV Escape every day bustle. Set on...

Cuckoo's nest, Ambleside, Cumbria

Cuckoo's nest, Ambleside

Cuckoo's Nest is a delightful 5 star self-catering cottage in Cumbria, hidden away in the centre of Ambleside in the Lake District. Perfect for couples for short breaks or longer holidays, guests also have use of the luxury spa and swimming pool at a nearby hotel.

Somerwood, Ribchester, Lancashire

Somerwood, Ribchester

Standing within its own grounds in a secluded rural location near the Forest of Bowland, Somerwood is a large, beautifully furnished House in Ribchester. Facilities such as a cinema room, billiard room, tennis court and hot tub, justifiably put it in the luxury holiday cottage category. Sleeps 16.

Bull Pen, Hawkshead, Cumbria

Bull Pen, Hawkshead

A large and impressively furnished stone barn conversion in Hawkshead, Bull Pen is a pet friendly, Lake District holiday cottage that sleeps 10 on the rural Greythwaite Estate. Guests enjoy access to the Estate heated indoor swimming pool, gym, and children's play area.

Hammerhole, Hawkshead, Cumbria

Hammerhole, Hawkshead

This large, Lake District Holiday Cottage sits on the shores of Lake Windermere in a dream location on the 5,000-acre Graythwaite Estate. It has its own jetty and mooring for boat or dinghy owners. Guests also have use of a heated indoor swimming pool, gym and children?s play area. Pets welcome.

Bibby Lot, Hawkshead, Cumbria

Bibby Lot, Hawkshead

Bibby Lot is a quaint and dog friendly 3-bedroom traditional Lake District holiday cottage with Wi-Fi near Windermere on the Graythwaite Estate. Guests have use of a communal indoor heated swimming pool, games room, childrens play area, fitness suite and trout fishing lake.

Dolphin Cottage, Flookburgh, Cumbria

Dolphin Cottage, Flookburgh

Dolphin Cottage in Flookborough is a large, detached and pet friendly holiday home in Cumbria on the edge of Morecombe Bay. This restored fisherman’s cottage lies just west of Grange-over-Sands at the southern tip of the Lake District National Park. Dolphin Cottage sleeps 12 in 5 bedrooms.

Home Farmhouse, Hawkshead, Cumbria

Home Farmhouse, Hawkshead

A warm and welcoming detached Lake District Farmhouse, large enough to sleep 10, Home Farmhouse sits amidst rural surroundings close to Lake Windermere on a 5000-acre country estate. Pets are welcome here. Guests have shared use of an indoor heated swimming pool, gym and sauna.

Dove Cottage, Hawkshead, Cumbria

Dove Cottage, Hawkshead

Dove Cottage is a traditional 2-bedroom Lake District holiday cottage sleeping 4 on a 5,000-acre country estate near Hawkshead in a scenic rural spot by Lake Windermere. Guests enjoy use of a communal indoor heated swimming pool, games room, gym and kids play area.

Birch Cottage, Ambleside, Cumbria

Birch Cottage, Ambleside

Birch Cottage near Ambleside in the Lake District is a Cumbrian holiday cottage furnished in traditional quality pine. This rural cottage has gas central heating keeping it warm and cosy all year round. There are fell views from window seats & garden. Large double room with separate seating area, ha...

Hatters Cottage, Hawkshead, Cumbria

Hatters Cottage, Hawkshead

Occupying a secluded, peaceful rural location a mile outside Hawkshead, Hatter's Cottage is a charming 2-bedroom holiday cottage in the central Lake District available all year round for long holidays and short breaks. Perfect for small families or couples. Children over 10 welcome.

The Badger Sett, Penrith, Cumbria

The Badger Sett, Penrith

Luxury holiday cottage in Penrith, Cumbria, sleeps 6, in secluded rural location on the edge of the Lake District National Park. Child and baby friendly with large safe enclosed garden. Beautiful views. Pet friendly. Facilities for disabled.

Hazel Seat, Hawkshead, Cumbria

Hazel Seat, Hawkshead

Hazel Seat is a large and comfortable Lake District first floor holiday apartment by Windermere on the Graythwaite Estate. This pet friendly apartment has been converted from a traditional Cumbrian barn, while retaining its period features to create a 4-bedroom holiday let sleeping 8. Leisure facili...

Bobbin Mill Cottage, Newby Bridge, Cumbria

Bobbin Mill Cottage, Newby Bridge

Located at the southern end of the Lake District, Bobbin Mill is a large and nicely furnished holiday cottage with beautiful terraced gardens, a 10-minute walk from Lake Windermere. Bobbin Mill comprises a main house and separate 1st floor annexe, between them, sleeping 8 guests in 4 bedrooms.

Silverholme, Hawkshead, Cumbria

Silverholme, Hawkshead

An elegant Georgian Manor House on the shores of Lake Windermere in the Lake District, Silverholme is a large, pet friendly Cumbrian holiday cottage that sleeps 18 in 9 bedrooms (8 ensuite). It offers luxury accommodation with indoor heated swimming pool and cinema room with surround sound!

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The Lake District offers a challenging array of outdoor activities - fell walking, rock climbing, mountain biking, long-distance cycling, golf, fishing, kayaking, sailing and more. The bodies of water that make up the Lake District offer a wealth of water sports, whether boating on Windermere or sailing for hours on end across the calm waters of the many lakes. Take a ramble up the hills for a challenging walk across one of the famous peaks and be rewarded with breathtaking views, and, for the more serious walkers, take on the might of Scafell Pike - England’s highest mountain. For those whose days of sauntering across mountain tops existi only in the memory, why not explore the homes of such diverse literary greats as Wordsworth or Beatrix Potter which are open to the public.

The Lake District is also host to some some charming little towns like Keswick and Grasmere as well clusters of grey-stone villages which have grown up along the shores of the Lakes.