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Cottages in the Lake District

If you’re a fan of stunning scenery and like a bit of culture thrown in for good measure, then book one of our Lake District cottages for your next holiday. Whether you’re travelling with the whole clan or it’s a week away with that special someone, the Lake District is a superb destination with plenty to get up to. But don’t just take our word for it - the region has inspired artists and writers alike – perhaps the most famous of which was Beatrix Potter. Both Squirrel Nutkin and Peter Rabbit were conceived in the Lake District, inspired by its beautiful countryside and the bounty of wildlife that has made its home there.

Although the region is known as the Lake District, you might be surprised to know that there’s only one official lake there, in the form of Lake Bassenthwaite, near Cockermouth. Although the other 15 bodies of water look pretty big, they haven’t been given lake status- some of them are known as ‘waters’, such as Wastwater and Ullswater, others are known as ‘meres’, such as Windemere, and anything on the really small side is known as a ‘tarn’. However, whether they actually qualify as lakes or not, these bodies of water are big enough to offer plenty of opportunity for watersports and boating, in truly fabulous surroundings. Many of our Lake District Cottages are nearby, so pack your wetsuits!

What can I do on my holiday to the Lake District?

If you’ve booked one of our holiday cottages in the Lake District for the whole family, you’ll need to have some days out planned for the kids. The World of Beatrix Potter is a popular attraction, where children can learn about the story behind the stories. For something rooted firmly in the present, the Lakes Aquarium is a great day out, allowing your kids to get to grips with a variety of animals, from fish and birds to more exotic beasties, including marmosets and caiman.

Within our range of holiday cottages in the Lake District, you’ll find a good selection designed for couples getting away from it all. In addition to the bevy of attractions on offer, you’ll also find that the Lake District is littered with great places to eat out, from characterful pubs and inns to fine-dining establishments, for those special nights out.

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Holiday Cottages In The Lake District To Rent

More Lake District Cottages

Cottages in the Lake District

If you’re a fan of stunning scenery and like a bit of culture thrown in for good measure, then book one of our Lake District cottages for your next holiday. Whether you’re travelling with the whole clan or it’s a week away with that special someone, the Lake District is a superb destination with plenty to get up to. But don’t just take our word for it - the region has inspired artists and writers alike – perhaps the most famous of which was Beatrix Potter. Both Squirrel Nutkin and Peter Rabbit were conceived in the Lake District, inspired by its beautiful countryside and the bounty of wildlife that has made its home there.

Although the region is known as the Lake District, you might be surprised to know that there’s only one official lake there, in the form of Lake Bassenthwaite, near Cockermouth. Although the other 15 bodies of water look pretty big, they haven’t been given lake status- some of them are known as ‘waters’, such as Wastwater and Ullswater, others are known as ‘meres’, such as Windemere, and anything on the really small side is known as a ‘tarn’. However, whether they actually qualify as lakes or not, these bodies of water are big enough to offer plenty of opportunity for watersports and boating, in truly fabulous surroundings. Many of our Lake District Cottages are nearby, so pack your wetsuits!

What can I do on my holiday to the Lake District?

If you’ve booked one of our holiday cottages in the Lake District for the whole family, you’ll need to have some days out planned for the kids. The World of Beatrix Potter is a popular attraction, where children can learn about the story behind the stories. For something rooted firmly in the present, the Lakes Aquarium is a great day out, allowing your kids to get to grips with a variety of animals, from fish and birds to more exotic beasties, including marmosets and caiman.

Within our range of holiday cottages in the Lake District, you’ll find a good selection designed for couples getting away from it all. In addition to the bevy of attractions on offer, you’ll also find that the Lake District is littered with great places to eat out, from characterful pubs and inns to fine-dining establishments, for those special nights out.

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About The Lake District

What our customers are saying about our holiday cottages in the lake district to rent.

  1. Knut

    Verified purchase

    "A nice little home away from home in Windermere. More in the middle of the village than this is impossible to get! My wife (she is the one of us who understand such things) says it was very well decorated, with a distinct and good style. I just liked it. The bed was great, the living room comfy, the TV had more channels than we bothered to find out and the WIFI was quick and reliable. We didn't get any heat from the radiators, maybe partly since we never have used any such before, and contact with Cumbrian Cottages didn't give any result. But it was a minor problem as there were other ways to heat up the rooms, so it got rather cozy in a short time. The shower space is a little tiny, and the roof a little low, for two persons above 6 feet.The free parking at the public parking area was close by, and we had no problem finding a place in the afternoons. All the pubs and places to eat out one can wish for is in a minutes walk. As is a Coop and a Sainsbury, though a five minutes walk to the superb Booths supermarket is well worth the effort. The place has great character, it is dead in the middle of a georgeus little town (don't forget to walk down to Bowness for more pubs and meals) and it provides you with almost all you need. The cold radiators (and that Cumbrian Cottages forgot to get back to us when we asked how to mend it), a couple of minor things that could have been added in the kitchen takes it down from a 10 to a weak 9 or very strong 8."
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  2. Nancy

    Verified purchase

    "The cottage was lovely. Great having the garden. I didn't sleep well either night I stayed as I found the main bed mattress uncomfortable as it was raised in the middle. Felt like I was sleeping on top of a cupcake. super place. Stairs a bit of a killer and the bathroom noise. you can hear someone having a pee in the middle of the night due to hard floors echoing sounds.over all very nice though. love the kitchen and sitting room plus garden.Hot water an issue as I had been walking all day and had a quick turn around. wanted a soak but no hot water and no time to heat up. But that is just something you learn to deal with over a longer stay. Love the location."
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  3. Sue

    Verified purchase

    "Very much enjoyed our stay here. Beautiful cottage, tastefully decorated and extremely comfortable. The only criticism,though it's not really a criticism is the room with the twin beds in. The room is not that big and has two beds in with wood frames with sharp corners. Both my kids were constantly banging their legs on them. Probably some divan beds without sharp corners would be betterWe found Bowness to be an excellent base, it is very busy but has everything you need here and there are lots of beautiful places to visit within easy driving distance. We very much enjoyed our time here and would definitely consider returning."
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  4. Liz

    Verified purchase

    "We booked S84427 for a family holiday for 7 people. The house was clean, well maintained and spacious. It was perfect for all of us to stay in without feeling 'squashed in'! The location was great as it was a couple of minutes walk from shops and pubs. The only thing that was a bit annoying was the ignition not working on the cooker meaning you had to use a lighter to light the gas (and the grill didn't work). For such a high spec house the cooker should be repaired or replaced so guests do not have to struggle to use it. However, other than that the house was great and we would not hesitate in booking it again for future stays."
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  5. Angela

    Verified purchase

    "This little apartment was ideal for the two of us and was perfectly located in the picturesque town of Windermere. The apartment was beautifully decorated and we had everything we needed for our stay. One tiny little issue on arrival was dirty cutlery left in the draws and the shower drainage was blocked (which my husband cleared) but this was only very minor problems. Apart from that the apartment was lovely. Lots of great places to eat in Windermere and stunning walks and places to visit. I highly recommend staying here."
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