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Easter Holidays Cottage Breaks

Easter Holidays Breaks in the Lake District

Take a break this Easter in the Lakes with a Lakelovers cottage

Lake District Cottage Holidays in Easter

Easter is a great time to visit the Lake District to get away from it all and is sure to revitalise and uplift. The pastoral valleys are buzzing with new life and the mountains and lakes are fresh with adventure. Whether you’re looking for a last-minute Easter break in the Lakes or have long been planning a return visit, have a look at our hand-picked selection of Lake District Easter cottages available to book now and let the Easter hunt begin.

Spectacular Blooms

There is little that is as welcoming and as typically Spring-like than the cheery faces of brilliantly yellow daffodils and their heady scent lifts the spirit instantly. As does the intoxicating smell of bluebells and wild garlic, which cover the Lake District woodland at this time of year and is a spectacle not to be missed.

A Lake District woodland is a relaxing and rejuvenating place to be during Easter, where you can enjoy a celebration of new life and beginnings. One third of the UK’s bluebells are in Britain and the South Lake District has some particularly excellent spots. Other famous blossom displays not to be missed during an Easter break in the Lake District is the jaw-dropping ‘host of golden daffodils’ at Glencoyne Bay, which greeted William Wordsworth and his sister on a breezy Easter day in 1802, causing such rapture as to inspire one of his most famous poems, ‘Daffodils’.

Smallest Church

Over the Easter celebrations, flowers are brought inside as a symbol of optimism and it is a particularly good time of year to visit some of the UK’s most historically important churches located across the Lake District. You may even be offered a Hot Cross Bun!

The region has some of the oldest churches in the UK and they offer a warm welcome to visitors. Some particularly interesting one’s to visit include the tiny St. Olaf’s, at Wasdale Head, with wooden beams, said to have originated from Viking ships, or the busier St. Oswald’s church in Grasmere, where the gravestones of the Wordsworth family are well visited.

Counting Lambs

Skipping and bleating lambs is one of the most eagerly awaited signs of Spring’s arrival and no place is this more evident that in the pastoral valleys of the Lake District, which are a busy hive of farming activity at this time of year. The 400 acres between Little Langdale and Coniston, which was owned by Beatrix Potter, are a great place to get a flavour of lambing season in the Lake District. Little ones will enjoy having a go at newborn lamb bottle feeding at the all-weather petting farm Old Hall Farm, in Bouth, south Windermere.

Eggtastic Treats

On your Easter self-catering holiday in the Lake District, food is an important part, whether you dine in, or out. There’s nothing better than gathering family or friends around a large dining table to take time over a celebratory meal and drinks. Whether you fancy a laid-back open-plan kitchen and dinner, a traditional farmhouse table or perhaps a more formal dining setting, you’re sure to find something that you’ll like in our collection of Easter self-catering holiday cottages. We have a range of unique cottages equipped for entertaining, whatever your style.

At the centre of many celebrations is the Sunday roast and in the Lake District you will find the very best lamb around. Higginson’s in Grange-over-Sands, South Cumbria, is a highly-recommended butchers. They have a superb online home delivery service too, so wherever you’re staying in the Lake’s you can enjoy award-winning produce in your very own country home from home.

We’d recommend trying regional delicacy Herdwick Hogget, of which Yew Tree Farm, in Coniston and formerly owned by Beatrix Potter, is the best. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall say’s it is “the finest he has ever tasted”. Hogget, in case you’ve not tasted this delicious meat before, is younger than mutton, but older than lamb, and so is nice and tender yet full-flavoured.

Hot Cross Bunnies

Toasted hot cross buns with lots of butter and a fresh pot of coffee, al fresco on your own patio, enjoying the warming April sun or perhaps sharing a piece of fruity Simnel Cake and a pot of tea by the warmth of your wood burner and a game of charades. This is what an Easter break in the Lake District has in store. There are many excellent tea rooms in the Lake’s, perfect for idling away a lazy weekday morning during an Easter getaway. The Jumble Room in Grasmere is a particularly good café popular with foodies, whilst Wilf’s in Staveley, Windermere, is a mecca for cyclists.

The Lake District is home to some of the UK’s top family attractions, including The World of Beatrix Potter, Ulswater ‘Steamers’, GoApe and South Lakes Safari Zoo as well as lots of heritage attractions. They all offer superb school holiday activities, from den building to crafts and storytime, ideal for entertaining little ones and stopping little cute bunnies turning into hot cross bunnies!  However, you can’t beat some home baking, so why not try making Easter Nests with chocolate and shredded wheat and top with some chocolate eggs.

Hilly Egg Hunt

Once you’ve gobbled up your own delicious Easter Nests, take a hop, skip and a jump all over the Lake District in the North of England’s biggest Easter egg hunt. The Peter Rabbit Easter Egg hunt has over 100 limited-edition ceramic eggs to be found in this exciting digital adventure. Or, if you’ve got little ones or grandparents who may not fancy a leap and a bound around the 2,600 square mile Lake District-wide trail, then why not create your own treasure hunt in your holiday cottage garden.

Eggciting Wildlife

Lakelovers Lake District Easter cottages are hand-picked to put you in the heart of the finest scenery in the Lake District.  You’ll have rambles and adventures right from your doorstep. Perhaps you’ll choose a lakeshore apartment or maybe a mountainside bolthole is more your style. Either way, being so close to nature can leave you wanting more.

Head to the viewing platforms at Dodd Wood, Keswick, overlooking Bassenthwaite Lake, to catch sight of the very rare Osprey chicks. The Lake District Wildlife Park, Bassenthwaite, is now the only place in Cumbria where you’ll get to see the Northern Eurasian Lynx, which 300 years ago was indigenous to Cumbria. Muncaster Castle and Gardens, West Lake District, has a superb calendar of events, including their very own Hawk and Owl centre.

Country Eggscape

Candles lit, soothing music on, sinking into a tub of warm water looking out across uninterrupted views of a splendid mountain and lake landscape. For many, this is heaven on earth. When booking your Easter break with Lakelovers add an all-inclusive leisure pass on to your holiday, for exclusive prices to the region’s top luxury leisure facilities. Or, choose from our luxury collection and enjoy extra’s like your very own hot tub, sauna, pizza ovens and lakeside access. Our collection features many superbly renovated Lakeland properties, fitted with state-of-the-art kitchens and sumptuous designer bathrooms. You’ll find statement bathtubs, looking out over private views, bathrooms fitted with smart TVs and contemporary wet rooms. Traditional properties are cosy and beautifully maintained and all Lakelovers holidays include free towels and linen, leaving you with more packing space!

Fast Eggventures

Adrenalin and adventure come’s thick and fast in the Lake District, for those looking for it. There’s Via Ferrata at Honister State Mine and Tree Top nets in Grizedale Forest Park and Brockhole Lake District Visitor Centre, for those looking to challenge your head for heights. If you find peace when careering downhill, around hairpin bends, on some of the best mountain biking trails in the UK, head to Whinlatter Forest, the UK’s only real mountain forest. During Spring, mountainside rivers are full adding to the challenge of gorge scrambling and the rapids are a sure-fire workout for experienced canoeists.

3-5* Luxury

All Lakelovers holiday cottages are VisitEngland rated 3-5 stars, guaranteeing you a special holiday whatever you’re looking for. From the very best locations and most unique properties, to stunningly fitted out properties all delivered with the experience and finesse of the longest-serving Lake District holiday letting agency. Dogs, whether rescuing or a companion on the fells, are an important part of the Lakelovers family and so many of our properties welcome pets, plus pets are free with Lakelovers, so don’t forget your doggy chocolate treats too!

Holiday Traditions

New beginnings and traditions. The first ever mountain summited, and revisited years later. The place where a romantic gesture or question was made. The views you share with loved ones. The place for an annual reunion. Family memories that become traditions. Easter is a time of new beginnings. There are many traditions that start on an Easter holiday in the Lake District and we look forward to welcoming you on yours.

Whether you’re looking for a last-minute Easter break in the Lakes or have been planning an Easter escape to the Lake District since your last visit, have a look at our hand-picked selection Easter holiday cottages in the Lake District and let the Easter hunt begin.

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Bank Barn Rusland Valley
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Bank Barn is an exceptional property most recently developed in the 1990's and has been very well maintained by the owners, it means this property has retro feel but is one of the most beautiful places to take a holiday. The property has never been let before and is a truly unique home from home.

Available From£695on Friday
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Holly Cottage Windermere
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Open Fire
  • Private parking for 0 car
  • On Street Parking
  • Infants welcome

All the romance of a traditional Lakeland cottage, luxuriously restored in chic country house style and nestling in a queit backwater just off the centre of this popular village. Every room feels special, from the elegant living room with open fire to the decadent bathroom and the charming bedroom with Laura Ashley bed and feature fireplace. Outdoor relaxation is achieved in the secluded paved garden.

Available From£385on Saturday
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  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed

Camellia Cottage is a picture perfect Lakeland Cottage, set in the quite hamlet of Crook just a few minutes' drive from the shores of Lake Windermere and within relatively easy reach of the Central Lakes. The Cottage is an ideal place to relax or engage in a wide range of activities. You may want to sail on the lakes, play golf (a 13 hole course is available in the village and two 18 hole courses are nearby), fish, cycle or simply walk from the door or on accessible Lakeland fells. The range of activities, together with access to great places to eat and drink make Camellia Cottage a prefect Lakeland retreat.

Available From£375on Friday
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Oak Howe Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

A sophisticated Lake District bolt hole, ideally suited to one or two couples, in a peaceful and elevated setting just a stone's throw from Ambleside village centre. You'll be impressed by the creature comforts, which include free WiFi, stylish en-suite bedrooms (set apart for privacy and with TVs), luxurious lounge and woodburning stove. On milder days, take to the pretty, furnished garden.

Available From£525on Saturday
Special Offer Reduced from £465 to £375
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

If searching for peace and quiet in a romantic hideaway with fabulous views then here you have found a special retreat within a quintessential English country estate comprising 37 acres of formal and natural gardens and woodland, complete with an acre of private lake frontage and shared use of 2 rowing boats.

Available From£465on Saturday
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Gale Hill Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 0 car
  • Car Park Available
  • Infants welcome

Gale Hill is the definition of a romantic holiday cottage in Ambleside, oozing traditional character and right at the heart of this vibrant Lake District village. You'll appreciate the attention to detail as soon as you set foot inside; atmospheric exposed beams and traditional inglenook fireplace are brought luxuriously up to date with sumptuous leather furnishings, Freesat TV, Blu Ray DVD and iPod dock - you'll even find a stockpile of books, films and games to relax with on cosy evenings in.

Available From£365on Friday
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  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

This 17th century Westmorland 'longhouse' is what we'd describe as a dream Lake District holiday home. Elegantly refurbished to 5 star luxury, unforgettable for its 'olde worlde' charms and part of a picture-postcard rural scene - overlooking the lush Lyth Valley, a mile from the acclaimed Mason's Arms at Strawberry Bank only a few miles from the shores of Lake Windermere.

Available From£725on Saturday
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Loughrigg Brow Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Private parking for 1 car

A few minutes stroll from Lake Windermere's Waterhead Pier, this superb ground floor apartment enjoys stunning views to Loughrigg and the Lakeland Fells. Loughrigg Brow forms part of an impressive Lakeland residence, set within private grounds, and the apartment certainly shares in the elegance of the traditional building.

Available From£375on Saturday
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  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 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£2000on Friday
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  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 0 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Just as its name suggests, this stylish Lake District holiday cottage provides an adorable retreat within a peaceful corner of Bowness, next to a park and bowling green. Only slightly away from the buzz of the village and the attractions of Lake Windermere, you'll find a unique blend of country cottage charm and contemporary flair. Fireside warmth in the cosy lounge is finished with luxury leather furnishings.

Available From£425on Saturday
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Ada’s Retreat Bowness
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car

Located just a few minutes' easy walk from the popular village of Bowness and the shores of Lake Windermere, Ada's Retreat is a luxurious hideaway from which to escape the hustle and bustle of the outside world. From the spacious and very private wing of this beautiful Lakeland home, with over an acre of secluded garden, Ada's Retreat is a high quality and luxurious hideaway for two. The owners of Ada's Retreat have flexible changeover days and offer shortbreaks all year round – please telephone us for more details.

Available From£700on Friday
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £2250 to £1913
Lowtherwood Ambleside
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Private parking for 6 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Lowtherwood is a spacious detached 5 Star Gold Award property offering breathtaking views over Lake Windermere and a prestigious location close to Ambleside, Windermere and the lake. Family groups and friends can enjoy spreading out in the stylish living space with dramatic vaulted ceiling, woodburning stove and a wall of glass opening out to a balcony. Luxurious bedroom suites and superb bathroom facilities guarantee your comfort and relaxation with the added attraction of balconies and private viewing patios to 3 of the 4 bedrooms – don't forget the hot tub outside and sauna inside! Cook up a storm in the state-of-the-art kitchen and keep an eye on your favourite television shows at the same time, then wine and dine in surroundings fit for the famous stars who have stayed here before. All year round, this outstanding property promises an unforgettable taste of the Lake District high life. Enjoy! Lowtherwood is owned by the Holbeck Ghyll hotel and is situated within the hotel grounds. As guests staying at Lowtherwood you are able to use the spa facilities by appointment.

Available From£1650on Friday
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £895 to £807
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Car Park Available
  • 2 pets allowed

Situated just off the market square in the centre of the popular market town of Keswick and only a few minutes' walk from the shores of Derwentwater, Lake Road Apartment is ideally situated to enjoy this popular town with a great selection of bars and restaurants in addition to its award winning twice weekly market and excellent theatre but it is also ideal for getting out and about on land or water to explore the stunning scenery of the neighbouring Borrowdale Valley, the lake and the high fells that surround the town.

Available From£595on Friday
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £995 to £897
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Private parking for 3 cars
  • Infants welcome

With views over Grasmere to the famous 'Lion & Lamb', this impressive Lakeland residence takes an elevated position only a short stroll (15 minutes) from the centre of Grasmere. Eller Close House adjoins two smaller cottages and is set within enchanting gardens. Inside you'll find sympathetically refurbished accommodation throughout ample living space.

Available From£850on Saturday
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Dove Tail Barn Bowness
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

What a find! This chic and unique couples' hideaway takes the form of a converted Lakeland barn, nestled in rural bliss and overlooking the lush Lyth Valley. Found down a leafy lane, backing onto 'bluebell carpeted' woodland, Dove Tail Barn has been lovingly designed with comfort and relaxation in mind. Sumptuous furnishings, warm rugs on elegant slate floors, Villeroy & Bosch wet room and a superbly romantic sky-lit bedroom.

Available From£499on Saturday
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed

If you're looking for a quintessential Lake District country cottage, with fabulous views and a quaint Lakeland village nearby, Roundhill Cottage is a must. This pretty retreat is found on the country lane leading from Grasmere village to Easedale Tarn, watched over by Helm Crag's famous 'Lion & Lamb' and enjoying fabulous views in every direction.

Available From£425on Friday
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A River Runs By Windermere
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car

A romantic, contemporary and surprisingly convenient riverside retreat in the popular village of Staveley, at the mouth of the Kentmere Valley. Within a tasteful barn conversion, this peaceful property enjoys balcony views and plenty of outdoor breathing space. It has a relaxed ambience and a superb location: Staveley is a friendly and well-served community, and a hub for walkers, laid-back holidaymakers and mountain bikers (property has secure bike store).

Available From£375on Saturday
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Church View Hawkshead
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Electric Fire
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

This captivating first floor contemporary Lakeland treat forms part of this Victorian building within the picturesque village of Hawkshead on the edge of Grizedale forest providing a romantic hideaway for any special occasion. Overlooking Hawkshead church as shown in the photograph.

Available From£320on Saturday
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £495 to £447
  • 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£420on Saturday
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars

Set in the Troutbeck Valley, a five minutes' drive north east of Windermere, the village of Troutbeck is one of the most beautiful in the Lake District, with an array of south facing cottages and farmsteads. The cottage is at the head of the village, close to the popular Queens Head, the owners of South Stonethwaite Cottage have lovingly restored it to offer a beautiful Lakeland hideaway.

Available From£385on Friday

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Easter Holidays Cottage Breaks

Easter Holidays Breaks in the Lake District

Take a break this Easter in the Lakes with a Lakelovers cottage

Lake District Cottage Holidays in Easter

Easter is a great time to visit the Lake District to get away from it all and is sure to revitalise and uplift. The pastoral valleys are buzzing with new life and the mountains and lakes are fresh with adventure. Whether you’re looking for a last-minute Easter break in the Lakes or have long been planning a return visit, have a look at our hand-picked selection of Lake District Easter cottages available to book now and let the Easter hunt begin.

Spectacular Blooms

There is little that is as welcoming and as typically Spring-like than the cheery faces of brilliantly yellow daffodils and their heady scent lifts the spirit instantly. As does the intoxicating smell of bluebells and wild garlic, which cover the Lake District woodland at this time of year and is a spectacle not to be missed.

A Lake District woodland is a relaxing and rejuvenating place to be during Easter, where you can enjoy a celebration of new life and beginnings. One third of the UK’s bluebells are in Britain and the South Lake District has some particularly excellent spots. Other famous blossom displays not to be missed during an Easter break in the Lake District is the jaw-dropping ‘host of golden daffodils’ at Glencoyne Bay, which greeted William Wordsworth and his sister on a breezy Easter day in 1802, causing such rapture as to inspire one of his most famous poems, ‘Daffodils’.

Smallest Church

Over the Easter celebrations, flowers are brought inside as a symbol of optimism and it is a particularly good time of year to visit some of the UK’s most historically important churches located across the Lake District. You may even be offered a Hot Cross Bun!

The region has some of the oldest churches in the UK and they offer a warm welcome to visitors. Some particularly interesting one’s to visit include the tiny St. Olaf’s, at Wasdale Head, with wooden beams, said to have originated from Viking ships, or the busier St. Oswald’s church in Grasmere, where the gravestones of the Wordsworth family are well visited.

Counting Lambs

Skipping and bleating lambs is one of the most eagerly awaited signs of Spring’s arrival and no place is this more evident that in the pastoral valleys of the Lake District, which are a busy hive of farming activity at this time of year. The 400 acres between Little Langdale and Coniston, which was owned by Beatrix Potter, are a great place to get a flavour of lambing season in the Lake District. Little ones will enjoy having a go at newborn lamb bottle feeding at the all-weather petting farm Old Hall Farm, in Bouth, south Windermere.

Eggtastic Treats

On your Easter self-catering holiday in the Lake District, food is an important part, whether you dine in, or out. There’s nothing better than gathering family or friends around a large dining table to take time over a celebratory meal and drinks. Whether you fancy a laid-back open-plan kitchen and dinner, a traditional farmhouse table or perhaps a more formal dining setting, you’re sure to find something that you’ll like in our collection of Easter self-catering holiday cottages. We have a range of unique cottages equipped for entertaining, whatever your style.

At the centre of many celebrations is the Sunday roast and in the Lake District you will find the very best lamb around. Higginson’s in Grange-over-Sands, South Cumbria, is a highly-recommended butchers. They have a superb online home delivery service too, so wherever you’re staying in the Lake’s you can enjoy award-winning produce in your very own country home from home.

We’d recommend trying regional delicacy Herdwick Hogget, of which Yew Tree Farm, in Coniston and formerly owned by Beatrix Potter, is the best. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall say’s it is “the finest he has ever tasted”. Hogget, in case you’ve not tasted this delicious meat before, is younger than mutton, but older than lamb, and so is nice and tender yet full-flavoured.

Hot Cross Bunnies

Toasted hot cross buns with lots of butter and a fresh pot of coffee, al fresco on your own patio, enjoying the warming April sun or perhaps sharing a piece of fruity Simnel Cake and a pot of tea by the warmth of your wood burner and a game of charades. This is what an Easter break in the Lake District has in store. There are many excellent tea rooms in the Lake’s, perfect for idling away a lazy weekday morning during an Easter getaway. The Jumble Room in Grasmere is a particularly good café popular with foodies, whilst Wilf’s in Staveley, Windermere, is a mecca for cyclists.

The Lake District is home to some of the UK’s top family attractions, including The World of Beatrix Potter, Ulswater ‘Steamers’, GoApe and South Lakes Safari Zoo as well as lots of heritage attractions. They all offer superb school holiday activities, from den building to crafts and storytime, ideal for entertaining little ones and stopping little cute bunnies turning into hot cross bunnies!  However, you can’t beat some home baking, so why not try making Easter Nests with chocolate and shredded wheat and top with some chocolate eggs.

Hilly Egg Hunt

Once you’ve gobbled up your own delicious Easter Nests, take a hop, skip and a jump all over the Lake District in the North of England’s biggest Easter egg hunt. The Peter Rabbit Easter Egg hunt has over 100 limited-edition ceramic eggs to be found in this exciting digital adventure. Or, if you’ve got little ones or grandparents who may not fancy a leap and a bound around the 2,600 square mile Lake District-wide trail, then why not create your own treasure hunt in your holiday cottage garden.

Eggciting Wildlife

Lakelovers Lake District Easter cottages are hand-picked to put you in the heart of the finest scenery in the Lake District.  You’ll have rambles and adventures right from your doorstep. Perhaps you’ll choose a lakeshore apartment or maybe a mountainside bolthole is more your style. Either way, being so close to nature can leave you wanting more.

Head to the viewing platforms at Dodd Wood, Keswick, overlooking Bassenthwaite Lake, to catch sight of the very rare Osprey chicks. The Lake District Wildlife Park, Bassenthwaite, is now the only place in Cumbria where you’ll get to see the Northern Eurasian Lynx, which 300 years ago was indigenous to Cumbria. Muncaster Castle and Gardens, West Lake District, has a superb calendar of events, including their very own Hawk and Owl centre.

Country Eggscape

Candles lit, soothing music on, sinking into a tub of warm water looking out across uninterrupted views of a splendid mountain and lake landscape. For many, this is heaven on earth. When booking your Easter break with Lakelovers add an all-inclusive leisure pass on to your holiday, for exclusive prices to the region’s top luxury leisure facilities. Or, choose from our luxury collection and enjoy extra’s like your very own hot tub, sauna, pizza ovens and lakeside access. Our collection features many superbly renovated Lakeland properties, fitted with state-of-the-art kitchens and sumptuous designer bathrooms. You’ll find statement bathtubs, looking out over private views, bathrooms fitted with smart TVs and contemporary wet rooms. Traditional properties are cosy and beautifully maintained and all Lakelovers holidays include free towels and linen, leaving you with more packing space!

Fast Eggventures

Adrenalin and adventure come’s thick and fast in the Lake District, for those looking for it. There’s Via Ferrata at Honister State Mine and Tree Top nets in Grizedale Forest Park and Brockhole Lake District Visitor Centre, for those looking to challenge your head for heights. If you find peace when careering downhill, around hairpin bends, on some of the best mountain biking trails in the UK, head to Whinlatter Forest, the UK’s only real mountain forest. During Spring, mountainside rivers are full adding to the challenge of gorge scrambling and the rapids are a sure-fire workout for experienced canoeists.

3-5* Luxury

All Lakelovers holiday cottages are VisitEngland rated 3-5 stars, guaranteeing you a special holiday whatever you’re looking for. From the very best locations and most unique properties, to stunningly fitted out properties all delivered with the experience and finesse of the longest-serving Lake District holiday letting agency. Dogs, whether rescuing or a companion on the fells, are an important part of the Lakelovers family and so many of our properties welcome pets, plus pets are free with Lakelovers, so don’t forget your doggy chocolate treats too!

Holiday Traditions

New beginnings and traditions. The first ever mountain summited, and revisited years later. The place where a romantic gesture or question was made. The views you share with loved ones. The place for an annual reunion. Family memories that become traditions. Easter is a time of new beginnings. There are many traditions that start on an Easter holiday in the Lake District and we look forward to welcoming you on yours.

Whether you’re looking for a last-minute Easter break in the Lakes or have been planning an Easter escape to the Lake District since your last visit, have a look at our hand-picked selection Easter holiday cottages in the Lake District and let the Easter hunt begin.