Great places to stay across the North West

Cosy cottages

We have 18 cottages located in and around the Lake District National Park. With cottages sleeping from 2 to 12 people, whether you're planning an activity holiday, a romantic break or a family gathering, you're sure to find a property to suit.

Your stay will help us to look after the amazing landscape you will enjoy. Rustic, luxurious, remote, by the lake, in the woods or the fells - the choice is yours.

New holiday cottage at Sizergh Castle

Relax in the cosy lounge at Sizergh Castle's Courtyard Cottage © Karl Feehan

Relax in the cosy lounge at Sizergh Castle's Courtyard Cottage

We're excited to announce our new addition to our collection of cottages - 3 Courtyard Cottage located at the heart of the Sizergh Castle estate. 

Sleeping six, the cottage has been renovated to a high spec and forms part of the courtyard which was once the castle stables. Come and enjoy the tranquility of the estate after closing time...

And don't forget Holeslack Cottage, a stone's throw from the castle. Both cottages offer stunning walk and cycle routes from the door including beautiful Lyth Valley and Scout Scar and are perfectly positioned to enjoy easy access to the Lakes and Yorkshire Dales.

August Bank holiday late availability

Bathtime at High Hallgarth © National Trust / Mike Henton

Bathtime at High Hallgarth

If you're quick, we have a some availability at August bank holiday in our cottages. 

Remote and peaceful Wasdale

Bowderdale Cottage © National Trust

Bowderdale Cottage

Bowderdale, Gosforth - sleeps 6

Part of a working fellside farm, this cottage has breathtaking views across Wasdale. 

Group getaway

Reception room at Silverthwaite © National Trust / Mike Henton

Reception room at Silverthwaite

Silverthwaite, Great Langdale - sleeps 8

This grand, five bedroom house is ideal for a family get together. Much of the decoration and fireplaces reflect the influence of the Arts and Crafts period.

Summer's here

Remember you can book ahead at all of our campsites to be sure of getting a pitch over the summer. There are some glamping options available through our partners. With boat and cycle hire at Low Wray as well as guided outdoor adventures - you are sure to have a memorable holiday.

Lake District campsites

Great Langdale

A glorious summer’s day at Great Langdale campsite © Paul Harris

Great Langdale is a perfect base for those looking for outdoor adventure. It lies at the head of Great Langdale valley below the high fells of the Crinkle Crag, Bow Fell and the Langdale Pikes.

Low Wray

Camping by the shores of Windermere at Low Wray © Paul Harris

Low Wray campsite nestles on the western shoreline of Lake Windermere and is an ideal location for families who want to combine outdoor activities with visits to local attractions.


Wasdale in Cumbria is fabulous walking territory © Paul Harris

Wasdale offers a wilder, more remote feel and is a haven for fell walkers. The campsite provides easy access to the highest peaks in the Lakes including Great Gable, Yewbarrow and Scafell Pike, the daddy of them all.


Tents at Hoathwaite campsite © David Hamer

Hoathwaite is our ‘back to basics’ campsite for those looking for a simpler camping experience with more rudimentary facilities. The campsite sits in a stunning location running down to the lakeshore of Coniston Water.


Camping pod at Low Wray Campsite © NTPL/Paul Harris

Camping pod at Low Wray Campsite

We have pods for hire at Low Wray, Great Langdale and Wasdale campsites. The latter two have heating and lighting so are a cosy option for winter camping.

Berber tents

Berber tent at Low Wray campsite © NTPL/David Hamer

Berber tent at Low Wray campsite

Our recently acquired Berber tents are situated in woodland and can accommodate four to six people. They are fully furnished and have a wood burning stove.

Nordic tipis

Nordic tipi © NTPL/Richard Jenkinson

Nordic tipi

Our two Nordic tipis are spacious and equipped with a wood-burning stove. They will sleep two adults and two children.

Lake District bothies

Watendlath Bothy in Borrowdale, Cumbria

Our three bothies offer basic accommodation in remote locations. They are perfect for groups wanting to experience an outdoor adventure away from the trappings of modern life.

Holme Wood


Wasdale Annex