Lake District Self Catering Accommodation A-Z - Ambleside, Appleby, Barrow and Brampton.

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Glen Bank, Keswick

With more than 40 years of experience, and a portfolio of over 500 great quality properties, we pride ourselves on being a reliable, luxury brand. Our company was born in the Lake District and our team are all local to the area; so you can be sure that we know our properties and will do all we can to create a holiday just perfect for you.

Drive through any sought after Lake District village and you will be sure to pass one of our properties! Whether you’re looking for a traditional residence to accommodate a large group for a special occasion or a petite apartment for two, ideal for a romantic, car-free weekend…we can help with both and everything in-between.

Don’t leave the pooches at home, they are Lakelovers too! We believe that you shouldn’t have to choose between luxury or your four legged pal, that’s why dogs stay free in our dog friendly properties!

Our collection is like no other. Whether you are coming to the Lake District on a walking holiday, to indulge in the foodie culture, to celebrate an occasion or just to generally appreciate the breath-taking beauty; we have a property to suit your needs. Head over to our website to see for yourself…

Address: Lakelovers, Lakelovers House, Victoria Street, LA23 1AB Cumbria.
Phone: 015394 88855

lakelandhideaways cottage

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lakelandhideaways dining

Lakeland Hideaways has been offering fantastic holidays to remember in the Lake District for more than 25 years. Based in the heart of the pretty village of Hawkshead, we have more than 60 wonderful holiday cottages to choose from to suit all occasions. Our cottages range from cosy and romantic cottages sleeping 2 to huge country houses sleeping as many as 12 guests, perfect for group get-togethers. Whatever kind of holiday you are looking for in the Lake District, our holiday cottages can cater to your needs. Among our collection are dog-friendly cottages where your four-legged friend is welcome to come along too, family-friendly cottages with features great for kids, and even cottages with added luxuries such as your own private hot tub.

Most of our cottages can be found in Hawkshead, though many can also be found in the surrounding area, enjoying excellent proximity to either Coniston Water, Esthwaite Water or Lake Windermere, in wonderful locations such as Near and Far Sawrey, Ambleside and Grizedale Forest. Enjoy endless natural beauty, incredible walks, pretty villages, centuries of history and some charming places to eat and shop in one of the UK’s best-loved holiday destinations.

Booking with us is easy, as online bookings and enquiries can be made 24/7 through our website, while our friendly bookings and customer service teams are on hand until 9pm to help you with any questions you may have. Visit our website to see our full collection of charming holiday cottages.

Address: Lakeland Hideaways, The Square, Hawkshead, Ambleside, LA22 0NZ
Phone: 01539 887620

With a large collection of hand-picked holiday cottages to choose from, each matching or excelling our high standards, you can be sure to find the perfect place to stay in the Lake District with Our properties range from cosy cottages perfect for couples to large houses which sleep as many as 14 guests.

Located in beautiful locations throughout the Lake District, from the market town of Keswick to the coastal Maryport, our holiday cottages are a stone’s throw from the scenic landscapes and wonderful walks that make the region so popular with tourists. Soak up the views from Orrest Head, enjoy a relaxing boat ride on Lake Windermere, explore the region which inspired William Wordsworth and much, much more.

Our cottages are equipped with everything you need to enjoy your stay, including kitchen equipment, Wi-Fi, fireplaces and parking. If you fancy treating yourselves to a meal out, you’re bound to find a number of excellent pubs and restaurants in the local area. Many of our properties also look out onto the countryside or the lakes, offering a view with a difference, and if you’re after some extra luxury, selected properties also feature a hot tub perfect for bringing the day to a close.

Bookings can be made through our website, via email or by telephone – our friendly bookings team will be there to take your call from 9am-9pm.

Address: 5 The Quay, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2XX
Phone: +44 (0)1237 459888

The Good Life Cottage Company wifi

The Good Life Cottage Company

A Good Life Cottage

A Good Life Cottage Company Living Room

The Good Life Cottage Company offer a beautiful selection of quality Lake District Holiday Cottages. We are a family run business based in the heart of the Lake District and pride ourselves on offering a personal touch.
Nestled deep in the Lake District, all our properties have an abundance of stunning scenery, perfect for walkers, families and stays with a pet. Whether you're looking for a romantic break, a cosy retreat with a log fire, lake views or a luxury pet friendly Lake District cottage, we have a place that's just right for you.
Our self catering properties are spread between Elterwater, Chapel Stile, Langdale, Grasmere, Ambleside, Skelwith Fold and Outgate in Hawkshead. The perfect locations for your Lake District self catering holiday. All are fitted with wifi and a range of facilities, including parking, gardens and open fires, without losing any of their traditional charm.
For more details visit our website or call our team.

Address: The Good Life Cottage Company Elterwater, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 9HS
Phone: +44 (0)15394 37417

Sykes Cottages in the Lake District

Sykes Lake District Cottages

Sykes Lake District Cottages

Sykes Lake District Cottages

Sykes Cottages have over 850 cottages in the Lake District, just perfect for your next cottage holiday. All of their cottages are personally selected and they are rated 'excellent' by Trip Advisor so you can rest assured that staying in a Sykes Cottage will be just right for your next holiday in to the Lake's.
Sykes Cottages in the Lake District make the perfect base for walking Wainwright's mountains, wandering around the quaint shops at Ambleside or Keswick or maybe enjoying a boat ride on Windermere. Visit the home of William Wordsworth, learn more about Beatrix Potter, author and creator of Peter Rabbit and savour a slice of Grasmere gingerbread.
Enjoy a warm Lakeland welcome from one of the many traditional pubs and restaurants in the Lake District, many serving locally brewed ale's and delicious home-made food.
Sykes Cottages friendly reservations team are ready to take your call from 9am until 9.30pm. If you have a query outside of these times, please send them an email and they will get back to you as soon as they can.
Address: Sykes Cottages, Lime Tree House, Hoole Lane, Chester, CH2 3EG
Phone: +44 (0)1244 356695

Sally's Cottages

Sally's Cottages

Sally's Cottages

Sally's Cottages

Sally's Cottages is an award-winning, local, family-run holiday cottage letting agency with over 475 lovely cottages across the Lake District and Cumbria, many of which are pet-friendly. We pride ourselves on our commitment to excellent customer service and to finding the right cottage for you.

Our holiday cottages are great bases for discovering all that the Lake District has to offer, whether it's visiting the home of William Wordsworth, tackling a Wainwright mountain, or exploring the delights of Keswick and Ambleside!

The majority of our properties have open fires or wood burners, walks from the door and traditional Lakeland pubs nearby.
Sally's Cottages friendly team are available to take reservations or give advice from 8:30am until 9pm every day.

Address: Sally's Cottages, 7 St John's Street, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5AP
Phone: +44 (0)17687 80571 

The Lakeland Cottage Company

Lakeland Cottage Holidays

Lakeland Cottage Holidays

Lakeland Cottage Holidays

The Lakeland Cottage Company offers a choice of 90 luxury cottages, farmhouses and apartments throughout Cumbria and the Lake District. Many of the properties have been rated as 4 or 5 star Gold Award by Visit England.
Here you will find romantic cottages that are ideal for couples right through to large historic houses capable of accommodating up to 14 people, which offer the perfect venue for family holidays, celebrations and reunions with friends.
For pet owners, you will find a choice of around 35 dog friendly holiday homes ranging from chic retreats for two, period houses, barn conversions and farmhouses.
Key facilities include:

  • All properties Visit England 3 – 5 Star rated
  • Short breaks throughout the year
  • Special offers available
  • Secure online booking
  • Properties with hot tubs and saunas
  • Properties with private lake access
  • Dog friendly cottages
  • Most properties offer free Wi-Fi broadband

Book online at or call us on 015395 38180.

Address: Woodside, Charney Road, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, LA11 6BP
Phone: +44 (0)15395 38180

Lake District Cottages on Country Cottages Online

Country Cottages Lake view

Country Cottages by the Stream

Country Cottages Living Room

Country Cottages Online features an excellent selection of cottages for holidays in the Lake District National Park and in Cumbria. Whether you are dreaming of a stay in a special holiday home by fells or by a lakeside, you can be assured that Country Cottages Online offers an excellent choice.
The Lake District National Park is ideal for those who enjoy walking, hiking, boating and sightseeing. Wherever you want to stay or visit in the Lake District, we offer a range of options from holiday homes near Windermere to properties near the coast. We also offer more than just cottages, holiday lodges, apartments and even country houses are featured on our Country Cottages site.

Enjoy browsing through our site. We hope you find a perfect cottage for you on Country Cottages Online in or near the beautiful Lake District National Park.
A range of beautiful country cottages in Cumbria

Cottages for two
Pet-friendly cottages
Luxurious 5 star self-catering cottages
Holiday cottages with a swimming pool on-site
Pine lodges – some with hot tubs and saunas
Large houses to sleep 10 or more
Cottages with Wi-Fi, SKY and entertainment systems
Cottages grouped around lakes with opportunities for fishing and boating

Find these and many other types of high quality cottages on

Address: Lake District Cottages on Country Cottages Online
Phone: +44 (0)1442 827 260

Cottage Gems

Cottage Gems Farmhouse

Cottage Gems Kitchen

Cottage Gems Jacuzzi view

The Lake District is always fabulous for a holiday or short break.  It is even better when you stay in one of the best holiday cottages in Cumbria.

Take a look at and find a selection of luxurious Lakeland holiday homes that offer a truly satisfying experience.

This selected group of cottages and log cabins are either 5 star rated or equivalent.  Comfortable and attractive, a stay at any of these Lake District cottages will soon restore your calm. Explore the Lakes, enjoy the stunning scenery, watersports and wildlife.  Fall in love with Cumbria.

Address: Cottage Gems
Phone: +44 (0)1245 425718

Self Catering Country Cottages

Country Cottages

Country Cottages by the River

Picturesque Country Cottages

Self-catering cottages in the Lake District.

This web page list a variety of self-catering cottages in the Lake District ranging from budget through to a very high standard and 5 star.

The cottages are in various towns and villages of the Lake District so that there is likely to be a place to book that will suit your preferences.

  • Small cottage for 2 to 4 people
  • Family cottages
  • Dogs welcome cottages
  • Weekend break holidays


Book a cottage that won’t break the bank and enjoy the wonderful fells and lakes to the full.

Visit and find your cottage for a week or a weekend in Cumbria.

Address: Self Catering Country Cottages
Phone: +44 (0)1245 425718

Lakeland Cottage Holidays

Lakeland Cottage Holidays Choose from our varied selection of cottages in Cumbria. Our self catering, holiday accommodation in the Lake District includes farmhouses, apartments, bungalows, family houses, converted barns, large houses set within their own grounds, as well as white-washed, traditional cottages. Our properties are located in towns and villages such as Grange-in-Borrowdale, Rosthwaite, Seatoller, Braithwaite, Bassenthwaite, Keswick, Ambleside and in valleys such as Borrowdale and the Vale of Lorton.
A number of our holiday properties have open coal fires or log burning stoves and many of our properties are pet and dog friendly. We also have a growing number that have free internet access. With such a wide range of self-catering accommodation, you should find something to meet your needs.
Lakeland Cottage Holidays are a privately owned, self catering agency specialising in self catering cottages in the northern Lake District. The region we cover includes Keswick, Ambleside and the surrounding areas. We are a locally based agency and have a detailed knowledge of our holiday properties. These come in all shapes and sizes, with different facilities and gradings, locations and situations. Our staff are on hand to provide you with guidance in choosing the property that best suits your needs from our choice of cottages in the Lake District.
Address: Melbecks, Bassenthwaite, Keswick CA12 4QX
Phone: +44 (0)17687 76065

Ambleside Self Catering Cottages Accommodation

Ash Cottage

Ash cottage self catering, Skelwith Bridge. Ash Cottage is a self contained cottage for 2 all on one level with its own secluded and private garden, patio and seating.
A quiet setting high on the fellside overlooking the Elterwater valley and panorama of mountains including the Langdale pikes, Crinkle crags and Wetherlam.
Address: Skelwith Bridge, Ambleside LA22 9NP
Phone: 015394 33135

Crag View

Crag View is a charming cottage in an excellent location within two minutes walk of Ambleside town centre, but away from the hustle and bustle and with stunning views from all rooms. You can enjoy fine walking in the surrounding hills from the doorstep.
Address: Crag View Cottage, Ambleside
Phone: +44 (0)151 924 6995

Swiss Villas

Traditional Victorian terrace house, centrally situated for all amenities. Easy access to fells. Delightful views. Newly refurbished. 3 double bedrooms (one with twin beds). Additional outside toilet. Private parking. Resident owner.
Phone: +44 (0)15394-32691

How Head Barn

How Head Barn
16th century cottage of character in quiet area
1 Flat, sleeps 2.
Address: How Head Barn - Ambleside, 6 How Head, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 9ED

Moss Bank

Moss Bank A charming, cosy 18th century Lakeland cottage in a tranquil location with a pretty garden and fell views. Five minutes walk to village shops, pubs, restaurants.
There is a pretty south facing garden with table and chairs and parking for one vehicle in front of the cottage.
The interior is comfortably furnished throughout and has many original features and plenty of character. The cosy sitting room has an old stone fireplace and woodburning stove and is furnished with a large sofa and two easy chairs. There is a television and hi-fi.
Moss Bank is to be found off the Kirkstone Road which connects Ambleside to the Kirkstone Pass and there are many lovely walks to be made from the doorstep.
Open all year.
Sleeps 2-5.
Address: 7 Edinboro, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 9EN
+44 (0)15395-31234

Appleby Self Catering Cottages Accommodation

Wray Cottage, Great Asby

Situated in the delightful village of Great Asby near Appleby in Cumbria, Wray Cottage is in an ideal location for exploring the Lake District, Appleby, the Yorkshire Dales and the surrounding area of Cumbria.
Wray Cottage is a modern, well equipped bungalow in a quiet location. The accomodation is for 2 - 4 people with a cot and folding bed available if required. The living/dining room includes a sofa-bed, TV, video and radio; its patio doors open onto a paved patio with seating, and a private garden. The twin beds in the bedroom can be converted into a king-sized bed if requested. The bathroom includes a shower over the bath. The kitchen has a full-sized electric cooker, fridge, microwave and automatic washer.
Heating, electricity, linen and towels are included in the charge. There is ample off-road parking next to the cottage. Groceries and milk can be ordered and in place for your arrival if required. Pets are welcome.
Address: Mrs P Cowey, The Hunting House, Great Asby, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria CA16 6HD
Phone: +44 (0)1768 352485
Email: Please phone for enquiries.

Brampton Self Catering Cottages Accommodation

Tantallon House Cottage (Hadrian's Wall) Wifi

Tantallon House Cottage Our brand new, beautiful Holiday Cottage on Hadrian's Wall is the perfect place to come and stay, to relax, unwind and explore all of the amazing surroundings we have. Our cottage is right on the border of Cumbria and Northumberland and is ideally located to explore everything these stunning counties have to offer.
It is ideal for both couples, or groups of three or for families with up to 2 children.
Our facilites include:
Beautiful gardens surrounding Tantallon House, including a stunning owl to say hello to!
Comfy double bed and single bed in a single bedroom, so you can feel totally relaxed.
Airy, light, modern lounge where you can unwind after you days exploring.
Modern, spacious kitchen, where we're got everthing you could need.
As award winning accommodation owners, we've thought of everything for you...
Tantallon Holiday Cottage is pleasant, light and contemporary with a spacious lounge containing French windows opening through to the private garden. The lounge is furnished with a large floor rug, two comfortable double sofas and a 37" TV with a DVD Blu ray player.
The bright kitchen, overlooking the garden, is equipped with up to date integrated appliances including dishwasher, washing machine, dryer, single oven, ceramic hob and fridge with freezer compartment.
A contemporary foldable dining table seats 4 people in the dining area.
We have free WiFi for our guests to use in the comfort of the cottage, so you can stay connected if you need to.
Upstairs, a good sized bedroom, contains a luxurious king size bed (5') and a 3' single bed with wardrobe and dressing table. Top quality linens are used on the beds with goose down duvets. A hotel standard folding bed is provided as well.
The cottage is equipped with an environmentally efficient central heating installation for the radiators located in each room and for the hot water. A separate ground floor bathroom contains the shower, WC and hand basin.
Adjoining Tantallon House, the Cottage has ample parking provided right outside. The French windows in the lounge connect through to the cottage's private landscaped rear garden. A path leading around to the front of Tantallon House enables guests to sit and enjoy the fantastic views of the Irthing Valley, Hadrian's Wall and the Pennines.
Address: Tantallon House, Gilsland, Brampton, Cumbria CA8 7DA
Phone: +44 (0)1697 747111

South View Self Catering

South View Self Catering, Brampton. Ground floor: entrance hall, 2 bedrooms - 1 double and 1 twin. Bathroom with bath and shower. Well equipped kitchen which overlooks the dining area. 3 steps down to the open plan sitting room with multi-fuel stove set in a stone surround, large windows to take in the splendid view and French doors to patio area with steps down to garden.
Electric cooker, dishwasher, microwave, fridge, freezer, kettle, toaster, automatic washing machine, iron and ironing board. All linen and towels supplied. Colour TV and video, radio/cassette. Central heating throughout. Electricity, heating fuel and logs for stove included in the rent. Private parking.
Available all year round.
Unfortunately we do not take credit cards.
Sorry no children or pets.
Address: South View, Banks, Nr. Lanercost, Brampton, Cumbria CA8 2JH
Phone: +44 (0)1697 72309

Easby Farm Cottage

Easby Farm Cottage Lying in a peaceful former farm courtyard,
the secluded hamlet of Easby is less than 2 miles from the market town of Brampton and only 10 miles east from the Great Border City of Carlisle and the M6.
In an area of outstanding natural beauty, Easby Farm Cottage enjoys clear views over open countryside and makes an ideal base for visitors wishing to explore Hadrian's Wall Country, the Lake District, North Pennines, Eden Valley, Northumberland, Solway Firth and the Scottish Borders.
Relax in the comfortable, spacious oak beamed lounge and dining area or the sunroom conservatory that leads to the cottage garden. With a well equipped kitchen, the 2 bedroomed self catering cottage accommodates three in 4* luxury. Electricity, heating, bed linen and towels are included. Ample private parking.
Walking, fishing, golf, cycle hire, flying, sailing and horse riding are all available locally, with footpaths and cycle paths right from the door. Secure storage area with cleaning and drying facilities, wader and rod racks. Transport, baggage transfer and pre ordered groceries can be arranged.
Easby Farm Cottage is the perfect holiday destination for those discerning guests who, not only enjoy the countryside and outdoors, but appreciate the peace and tranquillity that Easby has to offer.
Address: Easby Farm, Easby, Brampton, Cumbria CA8 2HA
Phone: +44 (0)7980 647620 or 016977 41683

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