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Ullswater Cottages

Luxury Self-Catering Holiday Cottages in Ullswater

Lakelovers Gold portfolio of Ullswater holiday cottages all have their own unique style and charm, fitted out to our high standard, designed for the most comfortable of stay, and suitable whatever your holiday; from romantic retreat, dog walking weekend, family country escape or luxurious treat!
The second largest, at approximately 7.5 miles wide, Ullswater is often regarded as the most beautiful lake in the district and is a spectacular area to spend your Luxury Lake District holiday. When choosing an Ullswater self-catering holiday you’ll not be disappointed, with dramatic mountain scenery to the south, as well as the gentle hills of the north; this region is popular amongst walkers, climber and cyclists from beginners to the pros!

There are various water sports for all abilities too, lots of family activates, historical sites of interest and a wide range of superb eateries and shops, all of which are sure to delight! Generally considered to encompass three major villages, including Glenridding at the south, Pooley Bridge at the north and Howtown in-between, with accommodation in Ullswater you are perfectly placed to enjoy all three of these fabulous Lakes hot spots.

You certainly won’t be short of things to do in this popular tourist destination. Also, on the west side of the lake is the exceptionally beautiful Aira Force Waterfall, which is one of the National Park’s most popular natural tourist attractions. Glenridding is a particularly popular tourist attraction with mountain walkers, who visit the village to scale England’s third highest peak, Helvellyn, amongst others. For those who prefer flatter ground, however, Glenridding offers a lovely selection of shops, cafes and restaurants, including Fellbites Café and Restaurant, Helvellyn Country Kitchen and the Lake View Restaurant at the Inn on the Lake.

Luxury Self-catering accommodation in Ullswater

Ullswater is one of the northern-most bodies of water in the Lake District and as it’s often said to be the most scenic of the Lake District’s lakes, it’s a great area to plan your holiday to discover the joys of this fine scenery.
We’ve handpicked some of the best properties in the area to make planning your Ullswater self-catering holiday even easier. Lakelovers Gold portfolio of Ullswater holiday cottages all have their own unique style and charm, fitted out to our high standard, designed for the most comfortable of stay, and suitable whatever your holiday; from romantic retreat, dog walking weekend, family country escape or luxurious treat!

Ullswater out and about

Our Ullswater cottages are perfectly placed across the region to give you the opportunity to see and to experience some truly great Lake District attractions. Ullswater’s most popular tourist attraction is the Ullswater Steamer. Originally designed to ferry mail, mineworkers and goods to and from the Greenside mine from the 1850s, in 1962 it was converted in to a boat tour. The tour travels from Ullswater to Glenridding, with a stop at Howtown and can be boarded at any three of the piers.  Many people catch the ferry from Glenridding to Howtown and walk back along the shore. Popular sights in close by Pooley Bridge include the 16th century bridge, which crosses the River Eamont and gives the village its namesake. Eamont is overlooked by Dunmallard Hill, an iron age fort, which is another popular tourist hot spot.

Ullswater has a strong nautical history, having been a popular sailing destination for centuries.  There are marinas placed all around the lake, with a select few properties lucky enough to have their own private jetty on the lakeshore. On 23 July 1955, Donald Campbell set the water speed record of 202.37 mph, in the jet-propelled hydroplane Bluebird k7. Ullswater is also home to the annual Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy; each year at the first weekend in July, 200+ sailing boats compete in two races which span the full length of the lake in the hope of winning the prestigious award. The competition can be felt in the air and makes for a great spectator sport!

Ullswater was a popular area for quintessential Lake District poet William Wordsworth, and one particular visit in the Spring of 1802 inspired his most famous poem ‘Daffodils’. If you are travelling to Ullswater with children, you may be interested in Pony Trekking at Park Foot, or the Rookin House Activity Centre.  Another fun day out for children are the Tale Trails, which are a series of story walks throughout the area. There is a good play park in the grounds of the Sun Inn in Pooley Bridge, which also has its own car park, good home cooked food and a fantastic selection of local ales. For snacks, cakes and lighter bites, why not visit Granny Dowbekin’s Tea room, also in Pooley Bridge… a popular spot with Tripadvisor reviewers.

Ullswater is situated on an extremely popular cycle route, with connections back to Ambleside and Windermere via the infamous Kirkstone Pass.  This road is also suitable for cars and other vehicles throughout the year, however in bad weather it is recommended that you make your way to the central lakes either via the A66 and A591 via Keswick or via the M6 and A591 via Kendal; due to the height at which you cross and often poor visibility.

As you would expect, in such a beautiful area, our Ullswater cottages offer you a very special home-from-home. With open fireplaces, luxury bathrooms, four poster beds, flat screen TVs, exposed beams and traditional Lakeland cottage postcard exteriors, our family friendly and pet friendly cottages are the perfect place to stay when you are looking to explore this incredible part of the Lake District National Park.

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Rose Farm Ullswater
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Rose Farm is an exquisite 17th Century Lakeland farm house that has been lovingly developed to offer a superb retreat. Finished with an exacting eye to detail and packed with antique furnishings, period art work and incorporating many of the original features from oak beams to slate floors Rose Farm is that special place for family celebrations or for spending time with friends, creating many happy holiday memories for years to come.

Available From£875
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Home Farm House Ullswater
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Home Farm House is a lovingly restored 19th century building set in the beautiful countryside of the north east Lake District just a few minutes' drive north of the shores of Ullswater. It was once a working farm but now has been converted into a charming holiday retreat. With an eye to detail and quality, the owner has created a highly desirable and luxurious holiday home that is now available for you to enjoy and to form the basis of many happy and fond holiday memories.

Available From£625
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Lacet Cottage Ullswater
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Located in the rolling countryside of the north east Lake District, just a few minutes from the shores of Ullswater, Lacet Cottage, a traditional 19th century cottage, has been lovingly refurbished by the owner to offer exceptional and high quality accommodation, finished to a very high standard for those seeking a beautiful Lakeland retreat.

Available From£595
Special Offer 10% discount for 7 nights
The Great Barn Ullswater
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

The Great Barn exudes five star luxury and overlooks the serene waters of Ullswater in the Lake District National Park, arguably boasting some of the most enviable vistas imaginable anywhere in the world. This quintessential 17th century converted barn, has seductively leapt into the 21st century with true flair and sophistication, providing outstanding quality and luxury.

Available From£3995
Special Offer 10% discount for 7 nights
Waternook Ullswater
  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking for 6 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

5 star opulence on Ullswater, Waternook is quite simply outstanding and luxurious in every way, arguably the most prestigious self-catering experience in the Lake District or possibly the British Isles. This eclectic detached 17th century Lakeland residence occupies a sublime, secluded setting within 26 acres of private grounds with 1/2 mile of lake shoreline, commanding simply breath-taking uninterrupted panoramic views as far as the eye can see.

Available From£6480
Special Offer 10% discount for 7 nights
  • Sleeps 20
  • 10 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking for 10 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

5 star opulence on Ullswater, Waternook Estate is quite simply outstanding and luxurious in every way, arguably the most prestigious self-catering experience in the Lake District or possibly the British Isles. Exclusively yours this magnificent private estate comprises of Waternook, accommodating 12 and The Great Barn 8.

Available From£10475

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cottages in ullswater

Ullswater Cottages

Luxury Self-Catering Holiday Cottages in Ullswater

Lakelovers Gold portfolio of Ullswater holiday cottages all have their own unique style and charm, fitted out to our high standard, designed for the most comfortable of stay, and suitable whatever your holiday; from romantic retreat, dog walking weekend, family country escape or luxurious treat!
The second largest, at approximately 7.5 miles wide, Ullswater is often regarded as the most beautiful lake in the district and is a spectacular area to spend your Luxury Lake District holiday. When choosing an Ullswater self-catering holiday you’ll not be disappointed, with dramatic mountain scenery to the south, as well as the gentle hills of the north; this region is popular amongst walkers, climber and cyclists from beginners to the pros!

There are various water sports for all abilities too, lots of family activates, historical sites of interest and a wide range of superb eateries and shops, all of which are sure to delight! Generally considered to encompass three major villages, including Glenridding at the south, Pooley Bridge at the north and Howtown in-between, with accommodation in Ullswater you are perfectly placed to enjoy all three of these fabulous Lakes hot spots.

You certainly won’t be short of things to do in this popular tourist destination. Also, on the west side of the lake is the exceptionally beautiful Aira Force Waterfall, which is one of the National Park’s most popular natural tourist attractions. Glenridding is a particularly popular tourist attraction with mountain walkers, who visit the village to scale England’s third highest peak, Helvellyn, amongst others. For those who prefer flatter ground, however, Glenridding offers a lovely selection of shops, cafes and restaurants, including Fellbites Café and Restaurant, Helvellyn Country Kitchen and the Lake View Restaurant at the Inn on the Lake.

Luxury Self-catering accommodation in Ullswater

Ullswater is one of the northern-most bodies of water in the Lake District and as it’s often said to be the most scenic of the Lake District’s lakes, it’s a great area to plan your holiday to discover the joys of this fine scenery.
We’ve handpicked some of the best properties in the area to make planning your Ullswater self-catering holiday even easier. Lakelovers Gold portfolio of Ullswater holiday cottages all have their own unique style and charm, fitted out to our high standard, designed for the most comfortable of stay, and suitable whatever your holiday; from romantic retreat, dog walking weekend, family country escape or luxurious treat!

Ullswater out and about

Our Ullswater cottages are perfectly placed across the region to give you the opportunity to see and to experience some truly great Lake District attractions. Ullswater’s most popular tourist attraction is the Ullswater Steamer. Originally designed to ferry mail, mineworkers and goods to and from the Greenside mine from the 1850s, in 1962 it was converted in to a boat tour. The tour travels from Ullswater to Glenridding, with a stop at Howtown and can be boarded at any three of the piers.  Many people catch the ferry from Glenridding to Howtown and walk back along the shore. Popular sights in close by Pooley Bridge include the 16th century bridge, which crosses the River Eamont and gives the village its namesake. Eamont is overlooked by Dunmallard Hill, an iron age fort, which is another popular tourist hot spot.

Ullswater has a strong nautical history, having been a popular sailing destination for centuries.  There are marinas placed all around the lake, with a select few properties lucky enough to have their own private jetty on the lakeshore. On 23 July 1955, Donald Campbell set the water speed record of 202.37 mph, in the jet-propelled hydroplane Bluebird k7. Ullswater is also home to the annual Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy; each year at the first weekend in July, 200+ sailing boats compete in two races which span the full length of the lake in the hope of winning the prestigious award. The competition can be felt in the air and makes for a great spectator sport!

Ullswater was a popular area for quintessential Lake District poet William Wordsworth, and one particular visit in the Spring of 1802 inspired his most famous poem ‘Daffodils’. If you are travelling to Ullswater with children, you may be interested in Pony Trekking at Park Foot, or the Rookin House Activity Centre.  Another fun day out for children are the Tale Trails, which are a series of story walks throughout the area. There is a good play park in the grounds of the Sun Inn in Pooley Bridge, which also has its own car park, good home cooked food and a fantastic selection of local ales. For snacks, cakes and lighter bites, why not visit Granny Dowbekin’s Tea room, also in Pooley Bridge… a popular spot with Tripadvisor reviewers.

Ullswater is situated on an extremely popular cycle route, with connections back to Ambleside and Windermere via the infamous Kirkstone Pass.  This road is also suitable for cars and other vehicles throughout the year, however in bad weather it is recommended that you make your way to the central lakes either via the A66 and A591 via Keswick or via the M6 and A591 via Kendal; due to the height at which you cross and often poor visibility.

As you would expect, in such a beautiful area, our Ullswater cottages offer you a very special home-from-home. With open fireplaces, luxury bathrooms, four poster beds, flat screen TVs, exposed beams and traditional Lakeland cottage postcard exteriors, our family friendly and pet friendly cottages are the perfect place to stay when you are looking to explore this incredible part of the Lake District National Park.

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