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.

Come to the Lakes and enjoy spectacular scenery, great restaurants and characterful Lakeland inns, plus a huge variety of attractions and activities to keep you entertained during your stay.

Featured properties

Bowderdale Cottage © National Trust

Bowderdale Cottage

Bowderdale, Gosforth - sleeps 6

The cottage is part of a working fellside farm with breathtaking views of Wastwater and the magnificent Wasdale screes.

Featured properties

Reception room at High Hallgarth © National Trust / Mike Henton

Reception room at High Hallgarth

High Hallgarth, nr Coniston - sleeps 7

A back to basics, spartan yet characterful cottage in a magnificent, remote situation overlooking Little Langdale Tarn.

Featured properties

Sand Wath exterior © National Trust / Mike Henton

Sand Wath exterior

Sand Wath, nr Penrith - sleeps 2 + 1

Stay on the Acorn Bank estate in this top floor apartment and enjoy the views over the deer park and the Eden Valley.

Late autumn offers and news

Summer House holiday cottage garden in winter © Photography by Ward

Summer House holiday cottage garden in winter

November can be a great month to visit  - the fells are quiet with the towns putting on some bustling events. Kendal Mountain Film Festival, Ambleside Lantern parade, Brantwood's winter craft fair to name just a few.

We've got some great deals to entice you with 15% off selected cottages through November and December.

Outdoor living

Girl on bike at Low Wray Campsite

Our four Lake District campsites are set in beautiful locations at Great Langdale, Low Wray, Wasdale and Hoathwaite, and offer an enticing range of camping and glamping options in the heart of the national park.

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

New for 2014 at Low Wray campsite - two new luxury glamping tents for hire. The 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

New for 2014 at Wasdale campsite - two Nordic Tipis. The tipis are airy and 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