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Coastal Cottages

Coastal Cottages

What is unbeknown to many who visit the Lake District is that the mountain and lake landscape also has some award-winning beaches and Lakelovers have a range of holiday cottages near Cumbria’s coast from which they can be easily enjoyed.

The iconic mountains of the Lake District, along with it’s beautiful stretches of water are what the region is best known and loved for. It does, of course, have so much more to offer holidaymakers too. The Lake District is now a hub for culinary excellence and is home to some of the most stunning country houses and gardens.

Here we take a look at some of what the region’s spectacular coastline has to offer.

Staying at a Lakelovers holiday cottage near the Cumbrian coast is an experience not to be missed and so if you can’t find the property you are looking for online then contact us and will do all we can to find the perfect coastal escape for you and your guests.

You can view our full range of lake district cottages across all locations in the Lake District below.

Coastal Cottage Locations

Strewn up and down the west coast of Cumbria you will find some of the country’s finest beaches and coastal areas. Here, simple pleasures such as exploring rock pools with the children or taking the family dog for an early morning splash in the Irish Sea, perch side by side with more high octane activities such as wind surfing or paddle boarding. From the Solway Firth in the north, where you can see wild salt marshes, to Morecambe Bay in the south with its beautiful sands, self-catering near the Cumbrian coast has something for everyone.

Millom, around a 30 minute drive from Lakeside, is the home to the award-winning Haverigg Beach, located on the Duddon Estuary. The beach is famous for its wild, rustic grasses that cover the dunes which boarder the white sands and is the perfect location for kite flying, building sand castles or for taking a relaxing walk.

If equestrian pursuits are of interest, then Millom offers a unique and exciting opportunity. The stables at Cumbrian Heavy Horses are home to some spectacular Clydesdale, Shire and Ardennes breeds and visitors can choose from several different treks, including beach rides, where a canter along the sands and through the waves will make for an unforgettable experience.

In contrast, the mudflats and saltmarshes that can be found at the Solway Firth are teaming with thousands of species of birds and so serves as a mecca for those with a love of our feathered friends – eyes peeled for bar-tailed godwits and oystercatchers. The Solway Firth is in the far north of the Lake District and so those wanting to visit may look for a property in Keswick as an easy base.

Ravenglass has another of the Lake District’s best beaches and is situated to the west of Coniston. This picturesque stretch of Cumbrian coastline has fishermen’s cottages dotted along the seafront and the beach itself is at its most enchanting when the sun is setting and its reflection sets the sea below ablaze with colour.

You can, of course, combine your love of the coast with your love of the Cumbrian countryside by planning a walk that will allow you to take in both. One such walk can be found at Ravenglass and en route you can see the Ravenglass and Eskdale railway along with a Roman bath house.

Should you prefer, you can swap your walking boots for a seat on the steam train that shuttles along the Ravenglass and Eskdale railway periodically. This miniature steamer pulls open top carriages along a seven mile route up to Boot, at the foot of England’s highest peak, Scafell Pike.

Cumbria Coast Self-Catering Cottages

Self-catering near the Cumbrian coast is a wonderful way to explore the beaches and coastal areas on offer. All of Lakelovers coastal cottages have the VisitEngland 3-5* rating and comprise of properties both big and small. Cumbria coast self-catering cottages afford you the freedom to do what you want, when you want to do it and this includes how, when and where you eat.

One of the features that you can expect to find in any all of our luxury cottages is a high spec kitchen that is perfect for cooking fantastic family meals, made with locally sourced produce, or for preparing a picnic hamper ready for your next coastal adventure. We’d highly recommend Morecambe Bay Potted Shrimps.

To wash away the sand and sea salt you can choose from coastal cottages that have bespoke bathrooms or wet rooms for when you pull off your wetsuit. Living spaces, whether they be compact and cosy or modern open plan heavens will serve to enhance the overall quality and sheer luxury of your experience. Many of the living spaces have open fires or wood burning stoves, Wi-Fi, state-of-the-art entertainment systems and are furnished to with wow factor.

Other features of our Cumbria coast self-catering properties to look out for include hot tubs and choosing a property that has one can bring a luxurious and welcome addition to your break – it’s like living at a mini spa for a few days.

In addition, many of the cottages we manage are pet friendly and so bringing pooch along is not a problem. In fact, with Lakelovers pets go free.

Our holiday cottages near the Cumbrian coast are all unique and so spending time to browse through them is sure to mean that you find a property that is just right for you. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway in a small secluded cottage or a property that can accommodate large groups for a family get together, for example, we have a range of holiday cottages near the Cumbrian coast that will fit the bill.

Exhilarating Sea Water Swimming

Although it should be approached with caution, those brave enough to take a dip in the Irish Sea may find they enjoy some unexpected benefits. Research has pinpointed several benefits from swimming in cold sea water and these include a stronger immune system and better blood circulation. Not only that but those taking the plunge also experience an immediate feeling of wellbeing as the body releases endorphins that are exhilarating. Plus, whilst in the water you burn more calories as the body fights to stay warm.

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Lauron’s View Bowness
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 3 cars
  • Infants welcome

Step inside this recently re-styled residence and catch your breath as you gaze through contemporary walls of glass over Lake Windermere towards the Lakeland Fells. Sip your drinks on the spectacular balcony, take your lazy Sunday lunch to the elegantly furnished garden terrace. However you spend your time here, don't forget to bring your camera and have it to hand at all times as the panoramic views are incredible, making for an awesome shot, particularly when an RAF Typhoon or Hurcules make a fly-past! Lauron's View is an ingeniously designed property, displaying the height of Lakeland luxury throughout with newly updated furnishings and colour palate to bring the styling right up to date.

Available From£725.00
Special Offer 7 nights reduced by 10%
Cherry Garth Ullswater
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 3 cars

This luxurious detached Lakeland residence occupies a sublime, secluded setting within gorgeous Lakeland countryside commanding simply breathtaking uninterrupted panoramic views as far as the eye can see...

Available From£625.00
Special Offer 7 nights reduced by 15%
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car

Holiday cottage accommodation rarely comes in a more picturesque setting. Riverbank is set within Stepping Stones House which is an historic country property, which was once owned by William Wordsworth's son and overlooks the famous stepping stones across the River Rothay.

Available From£445.00
Special Offer 7 nights reduced by 20%
March House Windermere
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 3 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Built by the current owners, this fine detached Lakeland House is conveniently located a mile from the centre of the bustling village of Windermere in the heart of the Lake District. March House commands beautiful views across the fields to the central Lakeland Fells and enjoys beautiful evening sunsets.

Available From£575.00
Special Offer 7 nights reduced by 10%
Baystones Keswick
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Car Park Available
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Situated in the heart of the market town of Keswick, just a minutes' walk from the market square, Baystones is a fully refurbished and modernised property set over three floors above the Lakelovers office. The owners have worked hard to give this property a real home from home feel, retained much of the property's character whilst bring it bang up to date with quality furnishings, smart bathrooms and a contemporary kitchen.

Available From£450.00
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Balla Wray Hawkshead
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 5 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

For those looking for a sublime luxury exclusive holiday home experience in secluded surroundings, Balla Wray is quite simply an outstanding Period lakeside residence circumscribed by glorious landscaped gardens leading into substantial lake frontage with private boathouse, commanding panoramic breath-taking views over Lake Windermere and surrounding majestic mountains.

Available From£6995.00
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Lothlorien Cartmel
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Overlooking the open expanse of Morecambe Bay, Lothlorien is a homely bungalow situated in the pretty community of Kents Bank close to the village of Grange Over Sands and just five minutes drive from the popular “foodie” village of Cartmel.

Available From£345.00
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Grange House Windermere
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 3 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

This captivating Grade II listed residence stands proudly at the foot of the Troutbeck Valley, only a stroll away from Windermere village and the shores of the lake. The spacious, gracious accommodation is flooded with light through gothic arched windows, full of relaxed window seats for quiet reading, but perfect for memorable social gatherings.

Available From£825.00
Special Offer 7 nights reduced by 15%
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • 2 pets allowed

This contemporary country Lakeland cottage would be ideally suited to grace the cover of any chocolate box, situated in a gently elevated setting with views over the glorious green valley. Set within a beautiful landscaped select holiday home park known as Ings Mill Park, circumscribed by 5 acres of wooded valley alongside the soothing River Gowan, only a 2 minute stroll from the hamlet of Ings.

Available From£375.00
Special Offer 7 nights reduced by 10%
Rydal View Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • On Street Parking
  • Infants welcome

This pretty traditional Lakeland cottage nestles at the end of a traditional terrace around a shared courtyard, in a peaceful area just 2 minutes walk from the very centre of Ambleside village. Step inside and you'll find a contemporary interior with all the comforts of a homely home. Couples or small families will find Rydal View Cottage a peaceful yet convenient base for exploring Ambleside, Lake Windermere and wonderful walks, with plenty of evening entertainment only a stroll away.

Available From£325.00
Special Offer 7 nights reduced by 10%
Goswick Hall Bowness
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 3 cars
  • Infants welcome

This beautiful converted barn resides in a picturesque setting overlooking this lush green valley, only a few hundred yards from the renowned Mason's Arms at Strawberry Bank, within an original farm. Characterful Lakeland externally yet step inside to see contemporary finish throughout.

Available From£375.00
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Honey Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

An adorable Lake District cottage, ideally suited to one or two couples, in a peaceful yet very handy setting just a stone's throw from Ambleside village centre. You'll be impressed by the creature comforts, which include two bathroom facilities plus downstairs cloakroom, an enviable view towards Loughrigg Fell and lots of character in this original 17th century beautiful cottage.

Available From£359.00
Special Offer 7 nights reduced by 10%
Lazy Bay Cottage Windermere
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 0 car
  • Car Park Available
  • Infants welcome

Capturing the very essence of the Lake District this conveniently located contemporary cottage has been beautifully refurbished to provide a truly sophisticated Lakeland retreat. Tucked away in a peaceful backwater, close to both Windermere and Bowness villages and the shores of the lake.

Available From£399.00
Special Offer 7 nights reduced by 10%
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 0 car
  • On Street Parking
  • 2 pets allowed

A welcoming and romantic cottage for one or two couples in a quiet location, just 5 minutes from the cinema, shops & restaurants conservation area of Bowness. This property has been beautifully modernised to exacting standards, yet retaining traditional charm. Embrace the convenience of vibrant Bowness, offering shops, cafes, lake cruises and plenty of evening entertainment.

Available From£385.00
Special Offer 7 nights reduced by 10%
Felldale Ullswater
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 3 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Felldale cottage is perfectly placed amongst some of the most stunning scenery in the Lake District, with every season offering a new picture postcard view.

Available From£595.00
Special Offer 7 nights reduced by 10%
Koru At Ambleside Ambleside
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed

Within a couple of minutes walk from the centre of Ambleside village, Koru at Ambleside is an elegant, sophisticated and romantic retreat for two. Taking its name from the New Zealand Maori symbol for new life, growth, strength and peace, Koru At Ambleside is the ideal retreat to relax and enjoy the beauty and adventure that is waiting to be discovered in the Lake District.

Available From£365.00
Special Offer ***Special Offer! 7 Nights reduced from £495 to £445!***
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars

Overlooking the lake and mountains, this former coach house in the heart of the Lake District has been transformed with sensitivity and flair into an airy inviting retreat full of character and charm. Emanating warmth and comfort, an eclectic mix of vintage and modern creates a style that flows through each room and creates a lovely atmosphere in which to socialize with your friends and family.

Available From£495.00
Special Offer 7 nights reduced by 10%
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

This modern property occupies a gently elevated spot on the lower slopes of Wansfell with superb views towards Loughrigg Fell, only a gentle stroll from the heart of bustling Ambleside. Enjoying the very best of both worlds this contemporary single level cottage sits in a peaceful position yet only a few minute's stroll from the village amenities - bliss.

Available From£425.00
Special Offer 7 nights reduced by 15%
Ralston Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 0 car
  • On Street Parking
  • Infants welcome

This boutique luxury cottage, in a peaceful corner of Ambleside, has plenty of eclectic treats in store. Within the traditional Lakeland stone exterior, you'll find breathtakingly contemporary living spaces and 3 seductive king-size bedroom suites that appear straight out of a glossy magazine.

Available From£549.00

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St Bees Cumbria Coast

Coastal Cottages

Coastal Cottages

What is unbeknown to many who visit the Lake District is that the mountain and lake landscape also has some award-winning beaches and Lakelovers have a range of holiday cottages near Cumbria’s coast from which they can be easily enjoyed.

The iconic mountains of the Lake District, along with it’s beautiful stretches of water are what the region is best known and loved for. It does, of course, have so much more to offer holidaymakers too. The Lake District is now a hub for culinary excellence and is home to some of the most stunning country houses and gardens.

Here we take a look at some of what the region’s spectacular coastline has to offer.

Staying at a Lakelovers holiday cottage near the Cumbrian coast is an experience not to be missed and so if you can’t find the property you are looking for online then contact us and will do all we can to find the perfect coastal escape for you and your guests.

You can view our full range of lake district cottages across all locations in the Lake District below.

Coastal Cottage Locations

Strewn up and down the west coast of Cumbria you will find some of the country’s finest beaches and coastal areas. Here, simple pleasures such as exploring rock pools with the children or taking the family dog for an early morning splash in the Irish Sea, perch side by side with more high octane activities such as wind surfing or paddle boarding. From the Solway Firth in the north, where you can see wild salt marshes, to Morecambe Bay in the south with its beautiful sands, self-catering near the Cumbrian coast has something for everyone.

Millom, around a 30 minute drive from Lakeside, is the home to the award-winning Haverigg Beach, located on the Duddon Estuary. The beach is famous for its wild, rustic grasses that cover the dunes which boarder the white sands and is the perfect location for kite flying, building sand castles or for taking a relaxing walk.

If equestrian pursuits are of interest, then Millom offers a unique and exciting opportunity. The stables at Cumbrian Heavy Horses are home to some spectacular Clydesdale, Shire and Ardennes breeds and visitors can choose from several different treks, including beach rides, where a canter along the sands and through the waves will make for an unforgettable experience.

In contrast, the mudflats and saltmarshes that can be found at the Solway Firth are teaming with thousands of species of birds and so serves as a mecca for those with a love of our feathered friends – eyes peeled for bar-tailed godwits and oystercatchers. The Solway Firth is in the far north of the Lake District and so those wanting to visit may look for a property in Keswick as an easy base.

Ravenglass has another of the Lake District’s best beaches and is situated to the west of Coniston. This picturesque stretch of Cumbrian coastline has fishermen’s cottages dotted along the seafront and the beach itself is at its most enchanting when the sun is setting and its reflection sets the sea below ablaze with colour.

You can, of course, combine your love of the coast with your love of the Cumbrian countryside by planning a walk that will allow you to take in both. One such walk can be found at Ravenglass and en route you can see the Ravenglass and Eskdale railway along with a Roman bath house.

Should you prefer, you can swap your walking boots for a seat on the steam train that shuttles along the Ravenglass and Eskdale railway periodically. This miniature steamer pulls open top carriages along a seven mile route up to Boot, at the foot of England’s highest peak, Scafell Pike.

Cumbria Coast Self-Catering Cottages

Self-catering near the Cumbrian coast is a wonderful way to explore the beaches and coastal areas on offer. All of Lakelovers coastal cottages have the VisitEngland 3-5* rating and comprise of properties both big and small. Cumbria coast self-catering cottages afford you the freedom to do what you want, when you want to do it and this includes how, when and where you eat.

One of the features that you can expect to find in any all of our luxury cottages is a high spec kitchen that is perfect for cooking fantastic family meals, made with locally sourced produce, or for preparing a picnic hamper ready for your next coastal adventure. We’d highly recommend Morecambe Bay Potted Shrimps.

To wash away the sand and sea salt you can choose from coastal cottages that have bespoke bathrooms or wet rooms for when you pull off your wetsuit. Living spaces, whether they be compact and cosy or modern open plan heavens will serve to enhance the overall quality and sheer luxury of your experience. Many of the living spaces have open fires or wood burning stoves, Wi-Fi, state-of-the-art entertainment systems and are furnished to with wow factor.

Other features of our Cumbria coast self-catering properties to look out for include hot tubs and choosing a property that has one can bring a luxurious and welcome addition to your break – it’s like living at a mini spa for a few days.

In addition, many of the cottages we manage are pet friendly and so bringing pooch along is not a problem. In fact, with Lakelovers pets go free.

Our holiday cottages near the Cumbrian coast are all unique and so spending time to browse through them is sure to mean that you find a property that is just right for you. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway in a small secluded cottage or a property that can accommodate large groups for a family get together, for example, we have a range of holiday cottages near the Cumbrian coast that will fit the bill.

Exhilarating Sea Water Swimming

Although it should be approached with caution, those brave enough to take a dip in the Irish Sea may find they enjoy some unexpected benefits. Research has pinpointed several benefits from swimming in cold sea water and these include a stronger immune system and better blood circulation. Not only that but those taking the plunge also experience an immediate feeling of wellbeing as the body releases endorphins that are exhilarating. Plus, whilst in the water you burn more calories as the body fights to stay warm.