Holiday cottages in Cumbria

With it's dramatic crags and deep lakes, Cumbria is a great place for exploring the outdoors. Stop off in little market towns and amble around the Lake District World Heritage Site.

You can stay in cosy cottages and lake side cabins, grand houses, mansion apartments and former farmhouses, but wherever you choose there will be spectacular scenery and views for miles, and memories to treasure.

Windermere and South Lakes
Central Lakes
The exterior of Silverthwaite, Ambleside, Cumbria


A grand Arts and Crafts style house from the early 1900s with five bedrooms makes Silverthwaite a great family-friendly holiday option. Surrounded by wildlife-filled woodland you'll never tire of spotting new things or having new adventures on your stay.

Western Valleys
North Lakes
The exterior of Watergate Farm holiday cottage in Cumbria

Watergate Farm 

Stay close to the shores of Loweswater in this traditional Lake District farmhouse. It’s full of charm inside with spacious rooms, a farmhouse kitchen and period features. Encompassed by woodland and open farmland with views across the valley, there is a 4-mile walk around the lake which finishes near Kirkstile Inn, a cosy country pub. For a more challenging trail, hike to the top of Melbreak for views of Buttermere Valley. Sleeps 6.

The exterior of Millbeck Towers holiday cottage

Millbeck Towers 

A former 18th-century mill, Millbeck Towers is ideal for special get-togethers with family and friends. Inside the turret-adorned property is an atmospheric space with high ceilings and historic details. An intricate stained glass window, open fireplaces and chequered tiled floors are just some of the features of this large six-bedroom mansion in Keswick. For those that enjoy the outdoors there is direct access to Skiddaw Range, the highest fells in the North Lakes. Sleeps 12.

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