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Self Catering Holiday Cottages in the Lake District

Are you looking for self catering accommodation in the Lake District? Lakelovers Lake District Cottages have over 450 unique, hand-picked holiday cottages throughout the north, south and central Lake District, in all the popular locations, including: Ambleside, Bowness, Grasmere, Keswick, Ullswater and Windermere, plus many other towns, villages and hamlets in between. Search for your perfect break, using the search box and filters below, or you can browse our full portfolio here.

Looking for a short break? For our latest short break offers, why not give us a call on 015394 88858 (Mon – Sat 9.30am to 5.30pm)

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Abbotsgarth Bowness
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

This contemporary, boutique-style Lakeland cottage stands strolling distance from bustling Bowness and the shores of Lake Windermere. Abbotsgarth's gently elevated position provides breathtaking views to the Lakeland Fells, and offers a fantastic base from which to explore this vibrant village, the magic of Lake Windermere and also the wider Lake District.

Available From£425
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £1299 to £1169
Birch House Langdale
  • Sleeps 14
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Formerly a Staging Inn, this 18th Century farmhouse has been beautifully updated, without losing any of its essential character. Sleeping 14 people, this a fantastic place to get a group of friends or family together, and there is no finer landscape to do this in than the pictureseque valley of Little Langdale, a true jewel in Lakeland's crown.

Available From£1299
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Thie Loghey Hawkshead
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

Style, serenity and scenery are at the heart of this luxury Lake District lodge, one of only five lodges set in a rural location and only a 10 minute walk from Hawkshead, yet surrounded by idyllic Lake District walking landscapes. This superb retreat is light, airy and spacious providing flexible self-catering accommodation for couples or families. In the wonderful living area, luxury furnishings, extensive entertainment system and cosy woodburning stove are all set on elegant oak floors. Floor-to-ceiling windows allow you to soak up the scenery whatever the weather, but the real treat is the large furnished veranda, equipped for al-fresco dining and BBQs. Everything you'd expect from a deluxe holiday lodge, at the heart of the Lakes. This property has also been awarded the Visit Britain Gold award for self catering holidays.

Available From£450
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Scar View Bowness
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Commanding the most outstanding views as far as the eye can see over the picturesque Lyth Valley, Scar View occupies a truly idyllic spot on the outskirts of Underbarrow hamlet, nestled in rural bliss. This superb bolt hole has been lovingly designed with comfort and relaxation in mind. Sumptuous furnishings, oak floorings, a chic bedroom and substantial bathroom and not forgetting the large garden, perfect for lazy summer days. You'll probably be tempted out to one of your enviable locals - The Punch Bowl at Crosthwaite and the Masons Arms at Strawberry Bank are two of the Lake District's finest. You'll enjoy leisurely strolls down country lanes, spectacular hikes from your doorstep and still only a 20 minute drive to Bowness and the shores of Lake Windermere.

Available From£335
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  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars

If you're looking for a true Lakeland character property in a world-renowned location, at the heart of the Lakes and immersed in the landscapes that have inspired artists and poets for hundreds of years, then Stone Arthur Cottage will leave you enchanted. A detached 17th century cottage, refurbished to elegant 5 star standards and boasting unforgettable views in every direction; to fells, valley and Grasmere Water itself.

Available From£625
Special Offer 7 night stay reduced from £365 to £325
Smithy Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi

This 'chocolate box' Lakeland cottage is something really special for couples, tucked away in central Ambleside yet slightly elevated giving fabulous fell views. It's a traditional blacksmith's cottage, elegantly refurbished with slate floors and white sheen, bursting with creative flair. Just look at that stunning spiral staircase and decadent bathroom. With vibrant village life, cosy pubs, tasty restaurants and lake cruises almost on your doorstep, Smithy Cottage is hard to beat for a luxurious romantic break in the Lake District. It's a place to fall in love, and a place to fall in love with!

Available From£365
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  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

This contemporary retreat enjoys an absolutely magical setting on the banks of the River Leven, at the southern tip of Lake Windermere. Part of an original Lakeland barn, Riverbank Retreat is ingeniously converted to create stylish, soothing accommodation that really makes the most of the location. Here, al-fresco living has a whole new meaning with the enormous balcony overlooking the river. Sink into relaxation, or use your access to the lake by trying some canoeing or fishing from the river banks. Inside, you'll find crisp contemporary decor, sumptuous furnishings and chic dining facilities to suit your cosy sociable gathering.

Available From£375
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Bracken Ground Coniston
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking for 10 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Just south of Coniston you'll find both luxurious retreat and nature-lovers' paradise; perfect for family and friendly gatherings in this spectacular area of the Lake District.

Available From£1750
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £375 to £319
Blue Hill Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

Blue Hill is a 'state of the art' sophisticated first floor apartment forming part of this modern select development on the slopes of Wansfell yet only 10 minute's stroll from the vibrant centre of picturesque Ambleside. Completed at the end of 2011 this hideaway enjoys a wonderful setting. As there is some work being completed on the development, with this in mind the pricing has been reduced to accommodate any minor disruption.

Available From£375
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The Bowery Ambleside
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car

This gorgeous boutique apartment is spead over first and second floors; a romantic retreat at the heart of the Lake District's most cosmopolitan village, with a wealth of exhilarating walks and lake shore attractions to explore close by. The breathtaking panoramic views from The Bowery have to be seen to be fully appreciated, creating a stunning Lakeland backdrop for the luxurious interior. Sleek wood floors, funky decor mixed with timeless 'shabby chic', and a loft-style bedroom that feels like a world of its own. You can dine-in in the stylish kitchen, dine al-fresco on your balcony or stroll out to sample the foodie delights on offer in Ambleside village centre.

Available From£345
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Underheron Grasmere
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Just a stroll from Grasmere village at the foot of Heron Pike, this much-loved holiday home stands secluded within a large fellside garden, surrounded by mature trees and creating a haven for wildlife.

Available From£850
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Kirkley Bank Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

An outstanding contemporary barn conversion in a sublime location, with famous fell views through almost every window.

Available From£499
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The Loft Ambleside
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car

This traditional yet contemporary classy central Lakeland treat is a stone's throw from the heart of picturesque Ambleside village providing a gorgeous, romantic and convenient hideaway for any special occasion.

Available From£415
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £525 to £446
The Hayloft Bowness
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Soak up the sublime setting of this 17th century Lakeland barn. Keeping Bowness village and Lake Windermere close by, you'll escape towards the peace and tranquility of the rural lakes. The Hayloft is full of the character of the original building, but a thorough and stylish refurbishment has created a very sophisticated retreat. The quirky layout includes a truly cosy living room with luxury leather sofas and woodburning stove. A fabulous vaulted dining kitchen (with a few eclectic design features) creates an exceptional space for special meals. Located at the path of the Dalesway, many walks can be started from your doorstep, and several highly acclaimed gastropubs are found close by. This is a fabulous family bolt hole, or alternatively a worthwhile indulgence for a couple to enjoy alone.

Available From£525

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lake district cottages

All Lake District Cottages

Self Catering Holiday Cottages in the Lake District

Are you looking for self catering accommodation in the Lake District? Lakelovers Lake District Cottages have over 450 unique, hand-picked holiday cottages throughout the north, south and central Lake District, in all the popular locations, including: Ambleside, Bowness, Grasmere, Keswick, Ullswater and Windermere, plus many other towns, villages and hamlets in between. Search for your perfect break, using the search box and filters below, or you can browse our full portfolio here.

Looking for a short break? For our latest short break offers, why not give us a call on 015394 88858 (Mon – Sat 9.30am to 5.30pm)