The Smithy, a traditional slate built semi-detached 3 bedroom Lakeland Cottage was built some 300 years ago and, as the name suggests, was originally a Smithy. Situated in the beautiful Borrowdale valley, it has been fully refurbished to make a real home from home, the …see more
We loved our time there, the house was superbly appointed and fitted out with extreme care, everything worked so well, it was so well presented, stunning views, nice to have new furnishings. We do aim… More
“We must agree: "The best square mile in the lakeland."”
Reviewed 6 Aug 2013
The cottage is very well presented with every amenity, a lot of thought has gone into it, to make your time there more comfortable. It is set in a perfect location for walking, cycling and many more o… More
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Although this cottage is spacious it still retains a cosy rustic charm with a liberal peppering of original beams and exposed slate walls. To take advantage of the spectacular vi …see more
It was a comfortable, clean and well equipped cottage. Small details were not forgotten, a welcome pack, tablets for the dishwasher, a tray for muddy boots. Will definitely return.… More
“A peaceful, cozy home-from-home. Close to Ambleside but feels like you're way up in the Fells.”
Reviewed 9 Jun 2015
My partner, our 11 month old and I have just spent a week in Grove Corner Cottage. It was perfectly located for a break touring the better-known areas of the Lakes. There were plenty of attractions … More
Reviewed 8 Nov 2014
Cottage was well equipped, fabulous views, very welcoming and quiet. Walk into Ambleside beautiful. Would highly recommend a stay. Great place to chill out and walk from.… More
Oakbank Cottage is a beautifully-furnished and spacious Lakeland cottage, set in the Lake District's stunning Duddon Valley. There's a fabulous big kitchen-breakfast room with big glass patio doors onto a walled garden, where you can sit and listen to the rush …see more
Fawcett Mill is a stone built cottage situated mid way between the Lake District & the Yorkshire Dales National Parks but with easy access from the M6. It offers family or friends groups comfortable country accommodation in 7 acres of meadowland alongside a stream & Th …see more
The 4* rated Parker's Cottage is a delightful detached Grade II listed building, complete with it's original mullion windows. Last lived in in 1902, Parker's Cottage was recently rebuilt to create a fantastic three bedroom holiday cottage that affords sup …see more
Southwaite Green is in an area of peace and tranquility in the Lorton Vale, almost mid-way between Cockermouth and Lorton both 2 miles away, Keswick is 9 miles to the east. Within a short drive are the less frequented western lakes Crummock, Loweswater, Buttermere and E …see more
Self Catering bungalow style cottage will suit 4 people having 2 bedrooms (one en-suite, second bathroom across passage from 2nd bedroom). Private parking and garden, patio area with BBQ. We would like to think that anybody having a holiday in Copper View will enjoy …see more
Whether you are looking for an activity packed holiday or a break from the everyday hustle and bustle, Orchard House offers a beautiful and versatile base for your holiday. With space to sleep up to nine adults as well as the provision for a travel cot, you can enjoy a …see more
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Kay and Andy welcome you to their comfortable and well equipped self-catering properties in the tranquil and picturesque Eden Valley in Cumbria. Originally a 17th-century farmstead, Sc …see more
High Biggin is a luxury 5 Star Gold Award winning four bedroom, five bathroom holiday cottage with unrivalled views of Lake Windermere.
The stunning views and spacious, beautifully appointed and furnished rooms epitomise this wonderful detached holiday cottage set in …see more
A warm welcome and freshly laid eggs await you at The Hen House! A character conversion of a farm outbuilding, the Hen House is now a cosy little cottage located in the picturesque South Lakeland village of Old Hutton. With great outdoor space and ample off road parking …see more
This is a fantastic, comfortable and homely base to visit areas in the lakes. We were made to feel so welcome and I'm sure my son would have rather stayed with the owners than come home........ it ha… More
Thanks for the wonderful review. You were ideal guests and we really wanted to keep your son! :-)
Langdale View is ideally located amidst spectacular scenery on the outskirts of the tiny friendly village of Chapel Stile where you will Wainwrights famous pub with good food and open fires, a nearby friendly Coop which sells just about everything you could possibly ne …see more
“Very comfortable cottage in a lovely village with all you need, shop & pub.”
Reviewed 14 Apr 2013
We stayed at the cottage for the second week of the school Easter break 2013. Not being too familiar with the Lake District we were very pleased to find that Chapel Stile was the perfect location to … More
Reviewed 13 Apr 2013
A very good property in a fantastic location.
The property has all you need and is in a beautiful location with a well stocked village shop and excellent pubs nearby.… More
“Perfect location, perfect for families”
Reviewed 7 Apr 2013
This lovely cottage had everything we needed. Comfy beds (including bunks which the kids had a hoot with), kitchen with dishwasher, sun porch, friendly local coop shop.
The location is perfectly c… More
This lovely historical cottage, recently developed to a high standard, has great character and magnificent views. Located within the Lake District National Park, in a quiet, peaceful and picturesque hamlet named Hartsop, the cottage offers relaxation away from life …see more
“Perfect and beautiful Cottage for a retreat away from the City!”
Reviewed 22 Jan 2014
I loved my stay at Mill Cottage, it was gorgeous and exactly what I had wanted. It was spotless and beautifully decorated, there was even a Christmas tree and other Christmassy foliage displays which … More
“Wonderful stay in cosy cottage in the heart of the fells and lakes”
Reviewed 14 Jan 2014
We had a wonderful stay in this lovely little cottage which is beautiful situated amidst the lakes and mountains with a bubbling stream at the bottom of the garden. There are absolutely superb views f… More
Set in the Yorkshire Dales National Park's largest settlement at Sedbergh - Englands official Book Town.Convenient quality inspected central accommodation comprising double bedroom and a twin room. 100 yds walk to pubs, restaurants, cafes and all shops and yet quie …see more
Dog friendly, quirky, cottage offers the best of ALL worlds. Central Ambleside location where you can find a vast selection of traditional bars, wine bars, eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, jazz bar. There is also three cinema screens showing all the latest movies a …see more
Beautiful little cottage in the heart of Ambleside. I came here with my partner and our Great Dane. Everything was within walking distance and plenty of other walks easy to access via car. Our Great D… More
Fantastic, so glad you had a great holiday. The cottage is so handy for all the amenities but yet so private and of course dog owners would not believe how dog friendly Ambleside is!!
“Compact home from home in Ambleside.”
Reviewed 6 Apr 2016
Just big enough for 2 adults and 2 kids (and a dog). Very clean and well equipped, lovely little welcome pack on arrival. Had no problems, but felt able to contact owners if we had. Great to be able t… More
Many thanks for taking the time to review the cottage. Yes the location of the cottage is perfect with everything on the doorstep. Sounds like you had a great time and would love to welcome you back in the future.
“Lovely Stay in the Lakes”
Reviewed 4 Jan 2016
The Coach House is a lovely place to stay very close to Ambleside centre and with car parking hardly needed to get thecar out throughout our break. Small but perfectly formed - very well appointed and… More
Thank you so much for reviewing our cottage. glad you had an amazing New Year.
Right in the centre of Caldbeck with the village pub across the road Gill Beck's stunning location beside the beck marks it out as something special. The cottage is warm and comfortable with double glazing and central heating throughout. Caldbeck village, the No …see more
“Comfortable, well equipped cottage in beautiful location”
Reviewed 26 Jun 2012
Though we've been to the Lakes many times; never to Caldbeck. First view of the cottage was over a stream with a footbridge and daffodils on the banks. The row of cottages has a very lived in feel and… More
It is always good to hear that our guests enjoy staying at Gill Beck as much as we do. Many thanks for taking the trouble to write a review.
“Perfectly charming cottage in a picturesque setting”
Reviewed 4 May 2012
Experience the Lakes District in the peaceful and delightfully pretty village of Caldbeck. The scenery is breathtaking, and the accommodation extremely comfortable and homely. We thoroughly enjoyed … More
Thank you very much for the wonderful review. As it is our "holiday home" we have tried to make it as cosy and welcoming as possible and I'm just so glad you enjoyed staying at Gill Beck as much as we always do.
Holiday cottage in the idyllic Eden Valley, converted from a farm building. Woodburning stove (wood supplied). Level access from car parking area, and all level inside. Living room with kitchen area. Main bedroom with twin beds and two more rooms with full-width bun …see more
A family owned static caravan based at the picturesque Haven site Lakeland leisure. The caravan has 2 bedrooms, one ensuite double and a twin there is a shower room as well as a pull out sofa in the lounge area. The site itself has so much to do, swimming, water sports, …see more
Beautiful 4 Star Visit Britain Gold Award old house dating back to 1700's which lies in the lovely village of Stainton. The house has 3 bedrooms. It is superbly decorated and furnished to a very high standard with lots of lovely personal touches. The house has …see more
We have just come back from a glorious break in Smithy House. From the moment we arrived we felt right at home. The owners know exactly how to make you feel welcome - a homemade pot of jam and hand wr… More
“It felt like home !”
Reviewed 26 Apr 2013
As soon as we arrived I knew we were going to enjoy our stay at Smithy House. Myself and my partner arrived on Good Friday along with my two sisters and my brother-in-law, to a cozy welcoming place to… More
“A great place to stay to see the Lake District”
Reviewed 16 Oct 2012
We really enjoyed our stay at Smithy house. It was a great place to stay for seeing the lakes and fells. The property was fitted out to a high standard and we had a great holiday.… More
A two bedroomed, stone-built cottage in Garsdale, near the market town of Sedbergh, Whitbeck cottage is ideally sited for a restful break. For the more energetic the Howgill fells are but a stones throw away.Ground Floor: the front door opens into the comfortable, light …see more
Bridge cottage (5 Star) has been totally refurbished for 2012 to the highest of standards using the finest of materials. Located in the pretty hamlet of Gawthrop, beside the babbling brook of Oliver's Ghyll. A short walk on countryside foot paths will take you to t …see more
Excellent cottage. Down stairs open plan which makes it feel nice and spacious. Beautifully clean, beds very comfortable, hubby even checked the make and tog of duvet as he found it so comfortable. Th… More
Thank you for the kind words the painter is booked in for early February!!
Reviewed 5 Mar 2013
If you are looking for 5 star accommodation in a stunning location then this is for you! Bridge Cottage is wonderful place to stay. It has everything you need for a perfect break and the home made fla… More
“First Class Dales Accomondation”
Reviewed 29 Feb 2016
Great cottage, great location, very helpful owners have been back at least 3/4 times now, just love visiting.… More
A spacious character stone cottage with oak beams, log fire, lanterns, garden and patio/barbecue area. Four bedrooms and two full bathrooms. Free WiFi and payphone. The cottage has full central heating, is well furnished and equipped and has secure storage for bikes. I …see more
The cottage is in an ideal location for access to great walks (some right from the front door) and to Coniston Lake. You can even walk there in under 5minutes! The house is very well kept with games … More
“Great base for exploring lakes”
Reviewed 14 Nov 2011
A fabulous, and comfortable, well kept house in a great location. Wildlife in the garden was lovely to see over breakfast in the morning - the kids loved it. We had a great family holiday - the hous… More
Fantastic cottage in a great spot. Nice, big rooms. The outside space is good too and we were very fortunate with the weather so got to use the BBQ, eat outdoors, laze on the grass etc. The garage is … More
The cottage briefly comprises two double bedrooms, lounge with a cosy coal effect gas fire enabling you to enjoy the cosy ambience after hard day on the fells. The kitchen is fully equipped with washing machine and dryer and a small enclosed garden at the rear with pati …see more
Thank you for such a lovely break in the lakes! The cottage is spotlessly clean, well-equipped and in a perfect location for access to Windermere and Bowness. You are right in the heart of Windermere … More
Reviewed 24 Jan 2014
We had a lovely,relaxing midweek break at this lovely cosy, clean, well equipped and warm cottage with our irish wolfhound.
The cottage is central to the shops, take outs and pubs but is so quiet y… More
“A superb accommodation in an equally superb location”
Reviewed 3 Aug 2012
We can sum up our impression of this property by the title alone. However, it's fair to say that Clive went to the next step to make this a memorable stay. A welcome bottle of wine was there on our ar… More
Catbells is situated in the heart of Keswick. The shops and restaurants are literally two minutes away, and there are also great local walks that can be taken from the house - you don't need to get in the car. The nearest lake is Derwentwater which is five minutes …see more
Ideal base location for walks near Keswick . The house is easy walking distance to town for evening eats and drinks. Keswick itself had a good vibe with a good variety of eateries and seemed very dog-… More
“Excellent house in an excellent location!”
Reviewed 7 Jul 2016
Our party of 5 (2 related families) thoroughly enjoyed Catbells House! I really appreciated the easy reservation system and on-line payment from USA. The cost was a good value. Very charming home wi… More
“A great home from home”
Reviewed 21 Jul 2013
Lovely location, some friends and I booked in for the day beforehand mountain race to get some rest. The house was comfortable, clean and was everything we wanted. I would take my wife and kids ther… More
A beautiful privately owned family caravan. It is sited on a spacious plot at Haven's Lakeland site West facing and gets sunshine all through the afternoon and evening.
It has all the facilities you would need to make your stay comfortable and fun. It has a very spacio …see more
Tucked away in the Yorkshire Dales, just 10 miles from the Lake District, East Catholes is a place of natural beauty and comfort. A rural hideaway to re-charge and re-fresh. To embrace the outdoors and explore the local attractions. And to spend time with people you va …see more
Visit England Rating 2016: 4 Stars
Lowfold nestles in the picturesque hamlet of Near Sawrey on the west side of Windermere, commanding spectacular panoramic views over Esthwaite Water towards the Lakeland mountains. Near Sawrey is the home of Hill Top, once the home o …see more
Dragon Cottage is ideally positioned in the centre of Dent village with all local amenities within easy walking distance.Downstairs there is a Well-appointed kitchen with dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, separate freezer, electric oven and hob, microwave and toaster …see more
This charming cottage is located in the village of Ravenstonedale i in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the Westmoreland Dale. The Lake District and Yorkshire Dales are within easy driving distance, walking is from the doorstep (we are at the foot of the Howg …see more
Staffield Hall is a wonderful Victorian Manor house, lovingly restored into a suite of luxury apartments of which Butlers Loft is one. This one bedroomed apartment for 2 guests is situated on the second floor and offers you luxury holiday accommodation. Our rates inclu …see more
Lovely, stone-built barn conversion AccommodationWith ground floor bedrooms wet room with shower, basin and WC, open plan living accommodation with kitchen, dining area and sitting area, this single storey self catering holiday cottages may suit people with limited mobi …see more
A charming 16th century cottage with lots of character and exposed beams. It has 4 bedrooms, 3 doubles and 1 twin. One of the doubles being en-suite. The cottage has been recently refurbished to a high standard. It has a log fire which is lovely & cosy in the winter …see more
Bower Bank EcoBarn is situated amidst the outstanding natural beauty in the sleepy hamlet of Gawthrop, just one mile from Dent. The barn has been converted into a stunning home accommodating up to 10 people.
It is beautifully presented with internal stone features and b …see more
The recently extended and refurbished sandstone cottage stands alone on a quiet country road surrounded by half an acre of garden with delightful views towards The Lake District, Pennines and Greystoke Castle.The cottage is situated on the edge of Greystoke Village and …see more
'Whitestone Cottage' was built in the late 18th Century and is part of a row of cottages, which were originally the homes of mill workers. It is a three storey cottage full of historic character displaying features such as an Ingelnook Fireplace with inset woodburner, a …see more
Lovely cottage, everything you need very handy for local attractions. We booked as nephew was getting married at the Swan just a mile down the road so really handy. Weather was fantastic and gardens… More
Thank you for your lovely review on the cottage. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay at the cottage and found the cottage to be in the ideal location for your nephews wedding at the Swan. I am glad you had fantastic weather during your stay. I hope to welcome you back again in the future.
“Perfect for a week in the Lake District - everything there you could possibly need”
Reviewed 30 Mar 2013
We had a lovely week in the lakes and the location of this cottage was superb. A local pub about a mile away that offered friendly service and excellent food and lots of beautiful walks on the doorste… More
Thank you for your lovely review on the cottage.
I am delighted that you had a lovely week in the Lakes and that you found the location of the cottage superb.
There are lots of wonderful walks on the doorstep and so glad that you have enjoyed them.
“Wonderful cosy cottage”
Reviewed 9 Nov 2011
We had a fantastic stay at Whitestone Cottage. The cottage is ideally situated for you to travel around the lakes. Set in a real peaceful area. The cottage was really well furnished with all the mod c… More
Thank you so much for your wonderful review on the cottage. I am delighted you had a fantastic stay at the cottage and found the cottage to be in an ideal location for exploring the Lakes. I am very pleased that you found the cottage comfortable and well furnished and that you enjoyed cosy nights around the open fire. It is great to receive such positive feedback about the cottage and the passes for the leisure facilities, at the Swan Hotel. I look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
Stunning Gothic arched window and vaulted ceilings greet you in this unique contemporary property. This truly is a modern home created within a historic ecclesiastical stone and slate annex to St Marys Church, Windermere, dating back to 16th century. Attention to det …see more
The Undercroft is extremely comfortable, bright, clean and modern, only downside was the only window that opened was small one in the kitchen, neither of the bedroom windows opened at all, the only th… More
Thank you for taking the time to review the cottage. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay, really sorry that you were unable to open the bedroom windows, not sure why as they both do open, it's just a shame we hadn't know you had a problem during your stay as we could have given you help to sort it there and then. Appreciate your feedback, many thanks.
“Exactly what we were looking for - fantastic living space”
Reviewed 13 Nov 2012
This property is even better than it appeared in the photos, as the striking conversion is difficult to capture on camera. After the minor challenges associated with finding it in the dark, (and gett… More
Thank you very much for your kind comments. They are very much appreciated, as I have said before we try very hard to ensure that all is as you would expect and more if we can, so delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back again very soon.
“A stunning and well appointed property in a great location.”
Reviewed 17 Sep 2012
We booked The Undercroft very last minute for a wedding in the Lakes having been let down by a nearby hotel. The booking was straightforward and the owners were very accommodating taking into account… More
Thank you very much for your feedback. It is much appreciated. Glad we were able to help with such good quality property at the very last minute. We try our best to make both the reservation process and the cottages themselves as good an experience as we possibly can.
Keld Farm Cottage is a delightful semi detached house situated on the outskirts of the peaceful village of Kings Meaburn. The accommodation offers a cosy, peaceful and friendly stay. There is a double (king) and twin bedroom with bath/shower bathroom and downstairs …see more
Welcome to Volcano...!
Volcano is an 1850s coach house; open plan, yet cozy. (Our reviews appear at the end of this section.)
It's a welcoming home from home where you can relax and unwind. It's a working home, rather than a show home: somewhere could always do with a …see more
Welcome to Mockerkin Tarn, our Lake District Luxury Log Cabin ideally located within a 5 star British Tourist Council rated private woodland estate. The estate comprises 18 acres with cosy log cabins set in an area of complete seclusion. It is centrally located approxim …see more
Jubilee Cottage is a single storey newly converted holiday cottage with living room and kitchen, separate bedroom with king size bed, or two singles, and bathroom with bath and shower. Two large comfortable sofas, (one a sofa bed), look out through full length, full wid …see more
The cottage was beyond our expectations, beautifully decorated and extremely clean. It had a wonderful cosy feel with the log fire which was essential with all the cold snowy weather!
We travelled … More
“Beautiful and peaceful haven”
Reviewed 1 Apr 2013
Beautiful little cottage with stunning uninterrupted views from the french doors, with it's own private terrace and gated field which my dog loved! The owners were very accomodating, with everything w… More
“Wonderful, romantic little cottage in a beautifully peaceful setting”
Reviewed 20 Oct 2012
Jubilee cottage is a wonderful little getaway tucked away in the pretty village of Morland. The views from the terrace and full length windows are wonderful. The cottage is very very nicely furnished … More