Luxury Cottages Lake District

The Lake District is a picturesque region in Cumbria, known for its stunning landscapes and tranquil atmosphere. If you're looking for a luxurious getaway, our selection of luxury cottages in the Lake District is sure to impress. These cottages offer the perfect blend of comfort and style, providing you with a truly memorable holiday experience.

Our luxury Lake District cottages are designed to cater to your every need. With spacious living areas, modern amenities, and breathtaking views, you'll feel right at home from the moment you step through the door. Whether you're planning a romantic escape for two or a fun-filled family holiday, our cottages can accommodate groups of all sizes. From cosy apartments to spacious holiday homes, we have a range of options to suit your preferences.

Located in the Lake District National Park, our luxury cottages provide easy access to the region's most popular attractions. Explore the charming town of Windermere, known for its stunning lake and vibrant atmosphere. Take a leisurely stroll along the lakeside promenade, or embark on a boat trip to discover the beauty of the surrounding area. With plenty of activities and attractions to enjoy, the Lake District is the perfect destination for a luxury holiday. Book your stay in one of our 5 star cottages today and experience the best that the Lake District has to offer.

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Luxury Lake District Cottages

  • Acorn

    Cumbria

    From: £630

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Log Cabin in Cumbria

    Cumbria

    From: £406

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Cottage in Cumbria

    Cumbria

    From: £574

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Old Oak Cottage

    Cumbria

    From: £369

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • The Garden Suite at Fiddler Hall Barn

    Cumbria

    From: £367

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Abbots Reading Suite

    Cumbria

    From: £347

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Daisy Cottage

    Cumbria

    From: £369

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Lauron's View

    Cumbria

    From: £783

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 6VIEW PROPERTY
  • Rose Cottage Coniston

    Cumbria

    From: £681

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 6VIEW PROPERTY

Best locations for a luxury cottage in the Lake District

From the quaint surroundings of Grasmere to the hustle and bustle of Keswick, there are so many wonderful locations to choose from in the Lake District.

1. Ambleside

Best for: Browsing the local shops and eateries

Set on the northern shores of Lake Windermere, the pretty village of Ambleside is perfect for a relaxing break. Take a walk through its streets and you’ll find a whole host of independent shops, pubs and eateries. It’s a great place for those who want to leave the car on the drive and make the most of the local area.

2. Grasmere

Best for: Trying out the classic Grasmere gingerbread

A small village in the heart of the Lake District, Grasmere is a wonderful place to explore. Once the home of the renowned poet, William Wordsworth, there’s plenty of history to be discovered here. Many also visit the famed Sarah Nelson’s Gingerbread Shop, which has used the same delicious recipe for well over 150 years. They do say that you can’t improve on perfection!

3. Bowness-on-Windermere

Best for: Enjoying a relaxing cruise on Lake Windermere

The picturesque town of Bowness-on-Windermere attracts many visitors and it’s easy to see why. Set on the shores of the lake, this scenic hotspot is a popular destination for watersports enthusiasts. If you don’t feel like getting out on the water, you can simply sit by and watch the rowing boats and yachts sail along from the comfort of the pier.

4. Keswick

Best for: Taking the family for a fun-filled day out

A bustling market town in the centre of the Lake District, there’s always something going here. This award-winning destination is ideal for family holidays, as you’ll find a whole host of attractions and events in the nearby area. For those who prefer getting out and about in nature, you’ll find plenty of great walking and cycling trails through woodlands and countryside.

5. Kendal

Best for: Exploring the historic Kendal Castle

Yet another popular market town, there’s always lots to see and do in Kendal. Discover the history of the area with a visit to Kendal Castle, enjoy a live comedy act at the Brewery Arts Centre or head to Kendal Museum for an interesting day out - there’s something for everyone. Keen foodies will love the variety of independent pubs and restaurants in the area - there’s more than 20 to enjoy!

Best walks in the Lake District

Be sure to pack your walking boots because there’s a whole host of incredible places to go for a hike. Here are just a few of our favourites in the Lake District.

Stockghyll Force

Location: Ambleside

Difficulty: Easy

Walk length: One mile

A short yet rewarding walk from the town centre of Ambleside, this trail to Stockghyll Force is only a mile long. The falls are something of a secret, as they’re not immediately waymarked from the town, so be sure to keep the directions with you!

Helm Crag

Location: Grasmere

Difficulty: Moderate

Walk length: Four miles

The ascent up to Helm Crag is a steep, yet reasonably short walk starting from the village of Grasmere. On clear days, the views across the valley are absolutely spectacular - a perfect backdrop to a summer picnic together.

Brantfell

Location: Bowness-on-Windermere

Difficulty: Easy

Walk length: Just over one and a half miles

Enjoy beautiful views across Windermere with this short Brantfell walk. This scenic trail takes you through the village of Bowness-on-Windermere before ascending up to the Biskey Howe Toposcope and eventually Brantfell.

Catbells

Location: Keswick

Difficulty: Moderate

Walk length: Three and a half miles

Quite a moderate hike, the route up and along Catbells rewards walkers with some of the best views across Derwentwater and Keswick. While the route is fairly steep, there’s very little scrambling to be done.

Scout Scar

Location: Kendal

Difficulty: Easy

Walk length: Two and a half miles

Great for a short stroll, this Scout Scar route takes you up to the top of the hill, where you can enjoy incredible views across Lyth Valley. If you’ll be stopping one of our dog-friendly cottages, this is a great route to enjoy with the pooch.

Things to do in the Lake District

Hawkshead Grammar School Museum

Step back in time at Hawkshead Grammar School Museum and immerse yourself in the rich history of education. Explore the well-preserved classrooms, learn about famous alumni like William Wordsworth, and discover the educational practices of yesteryears.

Address: Old School, Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0NT

Esthwaite Water

Escape to the tranquil beauty of Esthwaite Water, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of the Lake District. Enjoy breathtaking views, go fishing for trout and pike, or embark on a leisurely boat trip. With its peaceful atmosphere and stunning surroundings, Esthwaite Water is the perfect retreat for nature lovers and those seeking serenity.

Address: Near Sawrey, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0LP

Wray Castle

Set along the shores of Lake Windermere, the imposing Wray Castle is a popular visitor attraction. With plenty of space on the grounds, it’s a great place to enjoy a picnic with the family.

Address: Low Wray, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0JA

Sarah Nelson’s Gingerbread Shop

With celebrity fans including Tom Cruise, visitors just can’t seem to get enough of the warming treats from Sarah Nelson’s Gingerbread Shop. If you’re stopping by the area, be sure to pick some tasty biscuits up - they’re lovely with a cup of tea!

Address: Church Cottage, College St, Grasmere, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9SW

The World of Beatrix Potter

The World of Beatrix Potter offers a wonderful day out for families. Immerse yourself in the wonderful imagination of this much-loved children’s author. There’s also a cafe on-site, serving up tasty lunches - made using the vegetables from Peter Rabbit’s garden!

Address: Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3BX

Keswick Museum

With over 20,000 quirky objects on display, you’ll easily find yourself spending hours strolling through the exhibits in the Keswick Museum. From local arts and crafts to the history of the area, there’s plenty to pique your interest here.

Address: Station Rd, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4NF

Brewery Arts Centre

The Brewery Arts Centre in Kendal offers a variety of events, and even has its own cinema. A great place to stop on those drizzly days, you can choose from a variety of dance, comedy and music events throughout the week.

Address: 122A Highgate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4HE

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