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Family Friendly Short Breaks

Short Breaks in Family Friendly Cottages in the Lake District

We have simply stunning family friendly cottages with 3 and 4 day availability. All across the most popular locations of the Lake District, for that much-needed, rejuvenating escape.
 
From large cottages in Windemere to family accomodation in Coniston. All have been refurbished to the highest of VisitEngland self-catering standards. So you can concentrate on getting the most out of your long weekend away.
 
We have Lake District accommodation offers on all year round. Plus our Lakelovers Recommends discount card for top Lake District attractions and restaurants. The whole family can hop, skip and jump your way through a short break in the Lakes.
We have quality accommodation with facilities that are great for kids and families. Secure and equipped gardens and safe terraces are perfect for burning energy in the great outdoors, whilst parents relax. Private parking outside your house makes unpacking easy and you’ll find high chairs, cots, toddler beds, bathtubs, games and toys inside. Z beds make for flexible sleeping arrangements. Pocket sprung and memory foam mattresses with quality cotton linen promise the ultimate in a good night’s rest.
 
Packing is easy for a Lakelovers mini-break with the family too. As is packing because our holiday accommodation includes free towels and bedding.
 
We know how little ones don’t like travelling, so enjoy journeying by boat on a steam cruise with Windermere Lake Cruises or Coniston Launch. Hire bikes and a baby trailer for all the family and enjoy pram friendly walks, such as Beatrix Potter’s favourite Tarn Hows.
 
No matter what the weather, there’s fun and entertainment for all the family in the Lake District. Award-winning attractions like the Lakes Aquarium on Windermere, The World of Beatrix Potter in Bowness and The Puzzling Place in Keswick are firm rainy day activities.
 
Self-catering is particularly suited to all budgets, giving families flexibility to make yummy homemade picnics, store babies milk and weaning purees. Kids can explore the new house and gardens whilst parents enjoy a meal together. Quality kitchen fixtures and appliances, such as large dishwashers and well equipped boot and utility rooms, mean you can spend time on the moments that matter. WiFi and TV packages such as Freeview and Sky come in handy for when down-time is needed too.
 
Family meal planning and cooking is easy breezy with thoughtfully stocked kitchens, including family toasters and pots and pans.
 
From cottages with open plan kitchen and living spaces for all the family to spend time together to sprawling large family cottages, where families have space to spread out and include several bathrooms and en suites so no fighting for the loo, our family friendly short break accommodation scores a 10/10.

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Bellflower Cottage Windermere
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • On Street Parking
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Bellflower Cottage appears, from the outside, to be a typical, Victorian end of terrace house but step inside and you will be instantly taken aback by the cool and contemporary makeover the owners have created. Here old and new blend effortlessly to create a fantastic cottage offering the ideal place to relax with family and friends, situated within easy walking distance of Windermere village.

Available From£395.00
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Slaters Cottage Langdale
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • 3 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

This 300 year old cottage is one of just a few in the sleepy hamlet of Little Langdale, immersed in the walkers' paradise that is the Langdale Valley. You'll find breathtaking scenery at every turn, and exhilarating walks from your doorstep - Lingmoor Fell, Pike O'Blisco and Bow Fell to your north, and Wetherlam, Swirl How and the Coniston Fells to your south. At the end of the day, refuel at Little Langdale's excellent Three Shires Inn.

Available From£545.00
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Chapel How Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

This unique and luxurious Lake District character cottage forms part of an elegantly converted Grade II listed chapel, in Ambleside's peaceful conservation area. Dating back to 1550, this romantic property retains its period features; arched church windows, striking exposed beams and even such delights as a church pew featured in the dining area. Three decadent bedroom suites, including the truly special 'Belfry' bedroom, allow families or even 3 couples to share this unique Ambleside property.

Available From£465.00
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

This sophisticated detached Lakeland cottage truly enjoys the very best of both worlds; strolling distance from bustling Bowness and the shores of Lake Windermere, yet in absolute peace and quiet, commanding outstanding views. Abbotsgarth Heights commands a gently elevated position providing breathtaking views to the Lakeland Fells, and when the leaves fall the view over Lake Windermere is magnificent.

Available From£435.00
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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£475.00
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Boxtree Ullswater
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

A few minutes' drive or a delightful walk from the shores of Ullswater, in the pretty village of Dacre, Boxtree is a beautifully restored, two bedroom, 18th century farmer's cottage. This delightful cottage is packed full of quality, charm and character.

Available From£465.00
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Set in the hamlet of Little Langdale in the stunning valley with the same name, and situated between the breath taking Coniston Fells to the south and the Langdale Fells to the north, Oxen Fell Cottage is located in the very heart of the Lake District. This traditional, end of terrace Lakeland cottage has been finished to a high standard by its owners and offers great quality in a stunning location.

Available From£415.00
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£2000.00
Special Offer
The Mews Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

A short walk from Ambleside, you'll find this fabulous character property on the banks of the River Rothay. The setting is sublime with breathtaking panoramic views, and the property itself is a retreat to write home about. Once a coachman's cottage and stables, the property was later owned by Queen Victoria's physician, then more recently by a local artist.

Available From£695.00
Special Offer
Blue Hill Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

Blue Hill is a 'state of the art' sophisticated first floor apartment forming part of this modern select development on the slopes of Wansfell yet only 10 minute's stroll from the vibrant centre of picturesque Ambleside. Completed at the end of 2011 this hideaway enjoys a wonderful setting. As there is some work being completed on the development, with this in mind the pricing has been reduced to accommodate any minor disruption.

Available From£385.00
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Millrace Cottage Windermere
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Once part of a thriving bobbin mill, this delightful Lakeland barn conversion is surrounded by acres of wooded valley, alongside the River Gowan. It's part of the select Ings Mill Park development, a stroll from the award-winning Watermill Inn and microbrewery at Ings, and 2 miles from Windermere village. Staveley village is also within walking distance, forming your gateway to the stunning Kentmere Valley.

Available From£365.00
Special Offer
Foxdene Cottage Bowness
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

This luxuriously refurbished 17th century cottage takes a sublime rural setting; nestled down a leafy lane, backing onto woodland glade and gazing out over the lush Lyth Valley. Wonderful walking and cycling begins on the doorstep, and at the end of a long day you'll choose from two excellent country pubs close by.

Available From£525.00
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Highbank Bowness
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Highbank is a well presented, larger than average, Victorian terrace house just five minutes' walk from the popular restaurants, cafes, bars and shops in the village of Bowness and less than ten minutes' walk from the shores of Lake Windermere. This excellent family friendly property is just the ideal base for an excellent family holiday or a getaway with friends.

Available From£495.00
Special Offer
  • 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
Loughrigg Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 4 cars
  • Infants welcome

This luxuriously elegant detached Period Lakeland residence occupies an idyllic setting with simply breathtaking views on the banks of the River Rothay close to the famous 'Stepping Stones', within the hamlet of Rydal at the foot of Loughrigg Fell. This is truly Lakeland luxury at its very best in one of the most romantic setting within the British Isles.

Available From£1445.00
Special Offer
Kirkley Bank Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

An outstanding contemporary barn conversion in a sublime location, with famous fell views through almost every window. Only a couple of miles from Ambleside and just a stroll from the acclaimed Drunken Duck Inn, this spacious property is a paradise for walkers or lovers of Lakeland countryside. The views are enjoyed in every sociable space whatever the weather; sophisticated dining room, cosy lounge and even the crisp modern kitchen.

Available From£525.00
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

This former quarryman's cottage enjoys the perfect setting many would say; secluded and tranquil and set between Coniston and Little Langdale and not far from the dramatic Hodge Close quarries. There is great walking both high and low level right from your door. Set in a walker's paradise close to Langdale and the Coniston Fells, this traditional Lakeland cottage is a cosy retreat for lovers of the outdoors.

Available From£375.00
Special Offer
Osprey Cottage Grasmere
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

This much loved cottage has just undergone an amazing transformation and will continue to be a firm favourite with returning visitor to Grasmere. Just one minutes' walk from the centre of Grasmere village, with a secluded garden, Osprey offers high quality accommodation in a first class location.

Available From£725.00
Special Offer
Tarn View Bowness
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Private parking for 3 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

We instantly fell in love with this detached contemporary Lakeland treat, peacefully set in a sublime country setting overlooking a private tarn (Stonehills Tarn). If searching for somewhere special to escape from the everyday and spend precious time together then you have found it here, a quintessential Lakeland setting but full of eclectic surprises. Beautifully furnished and equipped, you know you have found somewhere special as soon as you step inside.

Available From£595.00

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Family Friendly Short Breaks

Family Friendly Short Breaks

Short Breaks in Family Friendly Cottages in the Lake District

We have simply stunning family friendly cottages with 3 and 4 day availability. All across the most popular locations of the Lake District, for that much-needed, rejuvenating escape.
 
From large cottages in Windemere to family accomodation in Coniston. All have been refurbished to the highest of VisitEngland self-catering standards. So you can concentrate on getting the most out of your long weekend away.
 
We have Lake District accommodation offers on all year round. Plus our Lakelovers Recommends discount card for top Lake District attractions and restaurants. The whole family can hop, skip and jump your way through a short break in the Lakes.
We have quality accommodation with facilities that are great for kids and families. Secure and equipped gardens and safe terraces are perfect for burning energy in the great outdoors, whilst parents relax. Private parking outside your house makes unpacking easy and you’ll find high chairs, cots, toddler beds, bathtubs, games and toys inside. Z beds make for flexible sleeping arrangements. Pocket sprung and memory foam mattresses with quality cotton linen promise the ultimate in a good night’s rest.
 
Packing is easy for a Lakelovers mini-break with the family too. As is packing because our holiday accommodation includes free towels and bedding.
 
We know how little ones don’t like travelling, so enjoy journeying by boat on a steam cruise with Windermere Lake Cruises or Coniston Launch. Hire bikes and a baby trailer for all the family and enjoy pram friendly walks, such as Beatrix Potter’s favourite Tarn Hows.
 
No matter what the weather, there’s fun and entertainment for all the family in the Lake District. Award-winning attractions like the Lakes Aquarium on Windermere, The World of Beatrix Potter in Bowness and The Puzzling Place in Keswick are firm rainy day activities.
 
Self-catering is particularly suited to all budgets, giving families flexibility to make yummy homemade picnics, store babies milk and weaning purees. Kids can explore the new house and gardens whilst parents enjoy a meal together. Quality kitchen fixtures and appliances, such as large dishwashers and well equipped boot and utility rooms, mean you can spend time on the moments that matter. WiFi and TV packages such as Freeview and Sky come in handy for when down-time is needed too.
 
Family meal planning and cooking is easy breezy with thoughtfully stocked kitchens, including family toasters and pots and pans.
 
From cottages with open plan kitchen and living spaces for all the family to spend time together to sprawling large family cottages, where families have space to spread out and include several bathrooms and en suites so no fighting for the loo, our family friendly short break accommodation scores a 10/10.