Expert Local Knowledge

Over 40 years in letting Holiday Cottages in the Lake District & Cumbria.

Hand Picked Cottages

We choose holiday cottages that we are proud to promote and that we want you to enjoy too.

Safe & Secure Payments

Flexible payment options for your peace of mind.

Get Inspired to visit the Lakes

Take a look through our ‘Lakes Guide’ to found out more about the Lake District.


How we’re responding to COVID-19

Our coronavirus information hub contains all the latest updates and resources for our property owners and guests.

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We are working hard to keep properties clean

Sykes Holiday Cottages are supporting our property owners to ensure new cleaning procedures are being adhered to.

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Lake District Cottages

If you’re looking for the ultimate in holiday living, you’ve found it with Lakelovers. Established in 1977 and with the largest collection of luxury properties in the Lakes, Lakelovers Lake District Cottages are proud to offer the best in self-catering holidays across the most popular regions of the Lakes. We invite you to join us in enjoying the very finest holiday cottages in the Lakes. Our collection of over 500 properties has been thoughtfully hand-picked by our expert team, with you in mind. With over 40 years of experience, we pride ourselves on a reputation for unique and stylish cottages to rent in the very best locations across the Lake District.

Last Minute Cottages in the Lake District

Are you looking for a cottage in the Lake District for this weekend coming? You can search our last minute Lake District breaks and book online up to 48 hours prior to your arrival date.

Dog Friendly Cottages in the Lakes

Looking through our dog friendly cottages, you’ll be spoilt for choice. We offer large period homes, luxury log cabins and lodges, to modern architect-designed spaces or traditional, cosy cottages. All perfect for your dog friendly holiday in the tranquil Lake District.