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Cartmel Cottage Short Breaks

Self Catering Short Breaks in Cartmel

Looking for a short break in Cartmel then look no further than the historic, charming and enigmatic village of Cartmel. You can stay on Howbarrow Farm in properties such as Howbarrow Loft very close to the village or stay only a few miles away closer to The Lakes in the Abbots Mews Cottages renovated in late 2014. These lovely Mews properties and Cottages are only a short drive to Grizedale forrest for those adventurous folk who would like to experience the Go Ape™ course or have a Segway tour! Or even just go on one of their many forest walks.

 

Back in Cartmel the foodies amongst us are completely spoilt for choice. There is a selection of restaurants, pubs and eateries. Such as the Michelin accredited L’enclume owned by celebrity chef Simon Rogan. If you are looking for something more informal, take a stroll around the village square and try The Royal Oak. They also sometimes features good music from local bands.

Remember you are in one of our self-catering cottages and take advantage of the local shops to cook up your own culinary delights! Cartmel Village Shop is the home to the original Cartmel sticky toffee pudding. But remember to give your whole palate a treat and visit Cartmel cheese for a savoury treat. If you wish to go a little further, take an adventure to Grange-over-Sands for an ice cream. Walk down the front along Morecambe Bay, followed by nipping into Higginsons Butchers for their award winning Pie or Sausages.

Pampering

When you started your break with some of the fantastic food on offer in the local area, treat yourself to some pampering at Harmony Health and Beauty in the village. Or try some more strenuous activities with outdoor pursuits at Bigland Hall Estate. Within the village, the National Trust sometimes opens the historic gatehouse building for visitors to see or amble around the streets taking in the beautiful buildings.

If you are lucky enough to be there during one or more of the race days then make sure you visit Cartmel Race course for a day of spirit, your locally produced picnic and steeplechase. Top of this local day of tradition with a visit to Cartmel’s ancient Priory.

View all our cottages available for short breaks in Cartmel below.

Not what you were looking for? View all available Cartmel Cottages.

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  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Originally built for the local gamekeeper, Low Dog Kennel Cottage offers a wonderful blend of charm and character alongside stylish and contemporary living. Enjoy the walk through the open countryside to the neighbouring village of Cartmel with its historic 12th Century priory and a great range of village pubs and popular eateries including the acclaimed Michelin Star restaurant, L'Enclume; artesian local shops including the famous Cartmel Sticky Toffee Pudding Shop and

Available From£350
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

The Swans Nests is an exclusive development of four contemporary and luxurious cottages situated next door to the acclaimed Swan Hotel and Spa at Newby Bridge at the southern tip of Lake Windermere.

Available From£2000
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £319 to £287
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed

This contemporary little cottage is set alongside a pretty courtyard of cottages within over two acres of grounds, including a natural woodland and ponds in this picturesque and sleepy setting between Coniston Water and Lake Windermere, circumscribed by glorious open countryside. Perfect for a romantic couple this compact treat is adorned in character yet is newly renovated throughout.

Available From£280
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Car Park Available
  • Infants welcome

Located on in one of the prettiest villages in the country and on the edge of the famous Cartmel Racecourse, The Old Barn At Cartmel is a pretty barn conversion that offers high quality accommodation in a much sought after location

Available From£425
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £795 to £717
Crag View Bowness
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Crag View is a beautiful family-friendly holiday cottage that sleeps 6 and welcomes dogs. Nestled in the peaceful hamlet of Underbarrow, it is just a quick walk from the delightful Black Labrador pub, renowned for a great menu. Crag View is a short 15 minute drive to Bowness and Kendal. Overlooking the picturesque Lyth Valley, it is also ideal for a walking holiday. There is a magnificent range of local walks to suit all abilities, from a hike over nearby Cunswick Scar (steep in places and well worth the effort) to fun walks with young children, for example the walk over Scout Scar. This is one of the 'Miles Without Stiles' walks and is suitable for pushchairs.

Available From£495
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

The Swans Nests is an exclusive development of four contemporary and luxurious cottages situated next door to the acclaimed Swan Hotel and Spa at Newby Bridge at the southern tip of Lake Windermere.

Available From£2000
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed

An adorable Lakeland cottage within a pretty courtyard of cottages amongst two acres of grounds, including a natural woodland and ponds in this picturesque and sleepy setting between Coniston Water and Lake Windermere, circumscribed by glorious open countryside. The upside down accommodation may be sociable, spacious and quirky, adorned in character yet is newly renovated and this old cottage is simply contemporary throughout.

Available From£419
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed

This gorgeous Lakeland barn is set in a pretty courtyard of cottages within over two acres of grounds, including a natural woodland and ponds in this picturesque and sleepy setting between Coniston Water and Lake Windermere, circumscribed by glorious open countryside. The upside down accommodation may be sociable and quirky, adorned in character yet is newly renovated and this old barn is simply contemporary throughout.

Available From£419
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £1295 to £995!
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Ellerbeck Bridge is situated in the sweet village of Underbarrow, on the edge of the Lyth Valley. This stunning property has been recently extended to create a suitable base for any occasion, Ellerbeck bridge prides itself on being finished to a high standard throughout, offering plenty of living space and beautiful views, you really do get the best of both worlds. Complimenting the location of this property is the village pub, 'The Black Labrador' which is only a few minutes' walk down the road, there are also many other country pubs within driving distance. Ellerbeck Bridge has an excellent location, there are plenty of laid back country walks and it is also close to the market town of Kendal, or the foodie village of Cartmel, famous for Cartmel Races. Why not try our virtual walkthrough of the property. Simply click here or follow the floorplan link above.

Available From£695
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

This spacious Grade II listed Lakeland barn is a real find in the breathtaking Lyth Valley. The interior is an eclectic blend of handcrafted rustic features and contemporary furnishings, while the dramatic vaulted beams of the original building create an exceptional space for holiday living. Spread out and relax in the lounge, perhaps to watch a DVD, and dine together at the quirky woodcraft table.

Available From£335
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Traditional 17th Century Lake District meets 21st century luxury convenience as you step inside Low Cartmell Fold. This quintessential Lakeland farmhouse has been fully refurbished with love and care to create high quality and luxurious accommodation, in the pretty village of Crosthwaite, whilst retaining so many original features from the slate floors, wooden panel walls, oak beams, feature fire place, characterful staircase and the occasional sloping floor! Low Cartmell Fold is a real find and is a great setting for family celebrations, special occasions and simply spending time with family and friends.

Available From£845
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

This outstanding Lake District cottage enjoys a tranquil setting with magnificent views in every direction especially from the lounge with gable wall of glass. Elegant living space for your sociable gathering, Highbeck Cottage stands alongside Highbeck within a secluded 3 acres of gardens and grounds, a stroll from the village of Crosthwaite and the award-winning Punchbowl Inn.

Available From£425
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed

This eclectic and romantic Lakeland barn is set in a pretty courtyard of cottages within over two acres of grounds, including a natural woodland and ponds in this picturesque and sleepy setting between Coniston Water and Lake Windermere, circumscribed by glorious open countryside. The upside down accommodation may be quirky, adorned in character yet is newly renovated and this old barn is simply contemporary throughout.

Available From£375
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Private parking for 0 car

The Swans Nests is an exclusive development of four contemporary and luxurious cottages situated next door to the acclaimed Swan Hotel and Spa at Newby Bridge at the southern tip of Lake Windermere.

Available From£2000
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

The Swans Nests is an exclusive development of four contemporary and luxurious cottages situated next door to the acclaimed Swan Hotel and Spa at Newby Bridge at the southern tip of Lake Windermere.

Available From£2000
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Log Burner
  • Hot Tub
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed

Green Tourism: Gold Award | What a magical find - we fell in love with this detached characterful, contemporary Lakeland cottage, which nestles in a secluded sublime country setting overlooking this green lush valley, only a mile out of picturesque Cartmel. Set within the grounds of a Soil Association licensed organic farm, Howbarrow Farm Cottage is fit for the front of any 'chocolate box', perfect for any romantic occasion.

Available From£325
Special Offer
Scar View Bowness
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Commanding the most outstanding views as far as the eye can see over the picturesque Lyth Valley, Scar View occupies a truly idyllic spot on the outskirts of Underbarrow hamlet, nestled in rural bliss. This superb bolt hole has been lovingly designed with comfort and relaxation in mind. Sumptuous furnishings, oak floorings, a chic bedroom and substantial bathroom and not forgetting the large garden, perfect for lazy summer days.

Available From£335
Special Offer
1 Rose Cottages Cartmel
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car

Finished to the highest possible standard, No 1 Rose Cottage is set in the unspoilt village of Bouth just a few minutes drive from Lake Windermere in the heart of the pretty Rusland Valley. This superb romantic retreats offers is something special and offers you're the opportunity to enjoy time together and for your holiday to be as active or relaxing as you wish.

Available From£795

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short breaks in cartmel

Cartmel Cottage Short Breaks

Self Catering Short Breaks in Cartmel

Looking for a short break in Cartmel then look no further than the historic, charming and enigmatic village of Cartmel. You can stay on Howbarrow Farm in properties such as Howbarrow Loft very close to the village or stay only a few miles away closer to The Lakes in the Abbots Mews Cottages renovated in late 2014. These lovely Mews properties and Cottages are only a short drive to Grizedale forrest for those adventurous folk who would like to experience the Go Ape™ course or have a Segway tour! Or even just go on one of their many forest walks.

 

Back in Cartmel the foodies amongst us are completely spoilt for choice. There is a selection of restaurants, pubs and eateries. Such as the Michelin accredited L’enclume owned by celebrity chef Simon Rogan. If you are looking for something more informal, take a stroll around the village square and try The Royal Oak. They also sometimes features good music from local bands.

Remember you are in one of our self-catering cottages and take advantage of the local shops to cook up your own culinary delights! Cartmel Village Shop is the home to the original Cartmel sticky toffee pudding. But remember to give your whole palate a treat and visit Cartmel cheese for a savoury treat. If you wish to go a little further, take an adventure to Grange-over-Sands for an ice cream. Walk down the front along Morecambe Bay, followed by nipping into Higginsons Butchers for their award winning Pie or Sausages.

Pampering

When you started your break with some of the fantastic food on offer in the local area, treat yourself to some pampering at Harmony Health and Beauty in the village. Or try some more strenuous activities with outdoor pursuits at Bigland Hall Estate. Within the village, the National Trust sometimes opens the historic gatehouse building for visitors to see or amble around the streets taking in the beautiful buildings.

If you are lucky enough to be there during one or more of the race days then make sure you visit Cartmel Race course for a day of spirit, your locally produced picnic and steeplechase. Top of this local day of tradition with a visit to Cartmel’s ancient Priory.

View all our cottages available for short breaks in Cartmel below.

Not what you were looking for? View all available Cartmel Cottages.