Lake District Holiday Cottages

Situated in the North West of England, the Lake District is one of the most beautiful locations in the United Kingdom. The lush green hillsides, tranquil lakes and abundance of plants and wildlife provide the perfect atmosphere for a relaxing and picturesque holiday. All of these qualities make this area a very popular tourist destination and as such there is a selection of Lake District holiday cottages that are available for your stay. There are Lake District Holiday cottages for any requirement, from family sized cottages to luxury apartments just for two.

Self Catering Lake District

You will have the adventure of a lifetime whilst self catering in the Lake District. Not only are there magnificent views, wonderful walks and more outdoor activities than you can fit in one visit, self catering accommodation in the Lake District is a luxurious home from home where you can live the luxury outdoor lifestyle. Many of the holiday cottages in the area have all the mod cons you’d expect on a luxury break as well as a variety of leisure facilities such as games rooms, swimming pools and spas. There is something for everyone to enjoy whilst self catering in the Lake District.

Lake District Accommodation

Whether you want a family holiday, romantic getaway or just a general break, there is a range of suitable Lake District accommodation available in several locations around the area. Each cottage comes with all the facilities you will need for a pleasant and comfortable stay and many cottages also allow pets. However you plan to spend your time away or wherever you plan to go, with the amount of choice from holiday cottages in the Lake District you are bound to find your ideal accommodation.

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Lake District

The Lake District is a hill walkers paradise with pikes and fells that attract people from all over the world. It is also home to a great number of lakes, as the name would suggest. Breath-taking views are on the cards at every turn for visitors to the Lake district and there are plenty of opportunities to join groups for fell running, climbing or just a gentle ramble to make the most of the stunning setting. As well as fabulous scenery, there are memorable historic towns such as Kendal, famed for mint-cake as much as it is for its Medieval and Tudor architecture.

Places to go in The Lake District

Ambleside is small town on the banks of Lake Windermere in the Lake District National Park and a popular destination for fell runners and ramblers. If you don’t fancy doing a bit of off-road running up and down some very steep inclines, you can kick back and enjoy a cruise on Lake Windermere instead – and there are also plenty of shops to browse, most of them selling everything you need for a day in the hills. Scafell Pike is the highest mountain in the national park, and deciding to go for a wander here should not be taken lightly. The effort and hard work will be well rewarded as you take in the panoramic view. At the opposite end of the scale nearby Wastwater is the deepest lake in the district, and considered one of the most awe-inspiring. The three mile long lake is flanked by impressive mountains and scree slopes. The lake is spectacular from any height and any angle – making the ascent well worth the effort if you can.

Our Top Picks in The Lake District

We want you to enjoy the best that the lake District has to offer and so here's a selection of our favourite things to see and do;

Coniston Boating Centre

Take to the water in a boat on Coniston Lake, a perfect opportunity to soak up the unique atmosphere of the Lake District, silently gliding in a covered boat that offers protection from the elements whilst letting you view the stunning surroundings. This really should be on your must-do list. Climbing the surrounding peaks is only one way to view the landscape here, seeing it all from a boat makes the trip more memorable than you could ever imagine.

Adrenaline Experiences

Keswick Adventure Centre is great fun for all the family, with via ferrata, canyoning, ghyll scrambling, white water tubing and waterrollerz – it is a whole new take on theme park fun – set amongst the amazing scenery of the Lake District. By all accounts, it is just as thrilling for the parents as it is for the kids, so this is as much a hot destination for friends as it is for families.

Lake District Nightlife

Wherever you are in the lake district you can be sure that you can find a cosy pub with a vibrant atmosphere, and there is no need to worry about a dress code. Looking for nightlife in the national park might seem like it defeats the object of being here – but part of the wonderful atmosphere here is the people. They are friendly, welcoming and cater for a diverse range of tastes, so don’t be scared to ask! It is a rewarding experience to spend a night in a traditional stone wine bar playing Jenga with the staff and still wearing wellies although you popped on your glad-rags anyway.

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