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Holiday cottages are top choice for a magical Christmas break for 2018

With the magic of starry skies and snow-capped mountains and the warm hospitality of toasty open fires and festive markets, Christmas cottage breaks in the Lake District really are worth singing about.

So, get the festive vocal chords ready.

In this week’s blog post we bring to you . . . tra la la la . . . 5 gold stars.

Singing over. These are five luxury cottages to rent for Christmas that are guaranteed to make your 12 days of Christmas a feast for all. All unique in themselves, from 3 star to 5 star gold award. These cottages shimmer with Christmas-worthy quality.  


The Bowery, Ambleside – 3 star Gold award apartment – 1-bed – Boutique break for stylish couples


“We have spent 17 Christmases in the lakes. You are the ultimate Lakelovers. Fab customers service. This apartment was outstanding in ever single way. Bespoke. A real Christmas tree and a fresh wreath on the door. Can’t wait to book again. Here’s to a prosperous new year for you all thank you” 


Old Oak Cottage, Ambleside – 4 star, 1-bed, luxury conversion of one of the oldest properties in Ambleside – free leisure club access 

Stable at Oakbank, Langdale – 5 star – 1-bed luxuriously appointed Lakeland bolt-hole

Boxwood, Troutbeck – 4 star, 2-bed contemporary dog friendly cottage for festive family celebrations

Whilst we specialise in holiday cottages and Christmas cottage breaks, you may be surprised to hear that Lakelovers Lake District cottages have a growing collection of lodges, including the ever-so desirable Keswick Bridge. View our full collection of Lake District lodges here. Christmas lodge breaks are an iconic way to hideaway with loved ones à la Wham’s Last Christmas video, which was shot around an idyllic snowy Swiss ski resort in a chocolate-box holiday lodge.

If you’re planning a large group family get-together for the festive holiday, take a look at booking availability for our large houses to rent for Christmas.