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.

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. 

Lakeside living

Windermere on your doorstep © National Trust / Mike Henton

Windermere on your doorstep

Low Strawberry Gardens, Hawkshead - Sleeps 4

This charming cottage is literally 10 yards from the edge of Lake Windermere - ideal for lovers of water sports .

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.

Stay on the Sizergh Castle estate

Mike Henton © NTPL Mike Henton

Mike Henton

A rustic farmhouse sleeping 8, offers incredible easy access to cycling and walking the Lyth Valley and Morecambe Bay area. A real hidden gem and we have availability in June.

Summer's nearly 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