Lakeside Cottages

Lakeside Cottages

Self Catering Holiday Cottages in Lakeside

Established as a steamer pier, the small area of Lakeside at the south end of Lake Windermere became a popular holiday cottage destination after the Lakeside railway station opened in 1869; joining Furness and Newby Bridge to Ambleside and Bowness, via the steamer ferry, which was also owned by British Rail until 1968 when it was sold to a private company, following the close of the railway line in 1965. In 1973, however, the station was re-opened as the heritage Lakeside to Haverthwaite Railway, offering steam train journeys between the two stations. They offer a range of fabulous events throughout the year, such as Ghost Train, Santa Specials, Thomas the Tank Engine and even the option to be a Loco driver for the day!

A popular tourist attraction, you can choose to purchase tickets for the rail trip independently or as part of a park, rail and sail ticket which includes a trip on the Lake Windermere Cruises.

Self-catering accommodation in Lakeside

As well as the famous railway and steamer pier, Lakeside is also generally considered to encompass nearby Finsthwaite, Backbarrow, Haverthwaite and Newby Bridge and we have a selection of Lakeside cottages throughout these areas.
Choose your perfect Lakeside cottage rental from our great range of 3 to 5 star properties, all in amazing locations in an around Lakeside.

From converted farmhouses and barn conversions, to riverbank cottages and traditional Lakeland homes, our self-catering Lakeside accommodation offers a wide selection of interior features, such as wooden floors and exposed beams, as well as 21st century modern luxuries.
Lakelovers’ Lakeside holiday cottages allow you to relax in a 5 star hot-tub, overlooking the local fells and fields and indulge in complimentary toiletries.

Spend quality time with family and friends in the games rooms or enjoy watching a good movie on the LED TV.  Love to cook? Why not choose one of our self-catering Lakeside properties with an AGA or range cooker and cosy up on a winter’s night in front of a toasty hot woodburning stove. There’s even room for your treasured pooch, in your Lakelovers pet friendly Lakeside cottage rental.

Lakeside out and about

Once away from one of our Lakeside holiday cottages there’s plenty to do.  As well as the fabulous Lakeside Railway and Windermere Lake cruises to Ambleside and Bowness, there is also the Lakes Aquarium, located at the Lakeside Pier. The 3rd most visited attraction in the Lakes, the aquarium features fish and sea creatures from in and around the area. It’s open 7 days a week, with reasonably priced entrance fees and houses the 1872 Café and Gift Shop.

There are plenty of restaurants and shops in nearby Newby Bridge, including the Swan Inn, Garden View Restaurant, Lakeside Hotel and the Huntsman Inn; all popular and offering family friendly dining.

To take advantage of the great outdoors, which lets face it, is the Lake Districts best offering of all, why not visit Fell Foot Park?  National Trust members get free parking here and it is the perfect place for family picnics.  If you prefer not to dine on homemade sandwiches and snacks, you can always visit the small on-site Café. There is also a National Trust gift shop and boat hire, available primarily during the main tourist season.

Lakeside cottages offer a great self-catering base for those looking to explore the wider Lake District, beyond the central Ambleside and Windermere areas; but with the ability to still quickly and easily access both areas. Not looking for a cottage? We also have a range of Lodges in the Lake District too.

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Low Mill Cottage Lakeside
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Located in the hamlet of Stott Park, this delightful cottage would have once been home to a family who would have worked in the local Bobbin Mill just a short distance from the cottage. Low Mill Cottage has undergone many changes since the mill closed and today is a welcome and homely retreat that offers a lovely base from which to explore the Lake District and to relax with friends and family.

Available From£425
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 7 cars

An adorable group of four Lakeland properties that are all set within a pretty courtyard 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.

Available From£1245
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • 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£250
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • 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£395
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars

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£395
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Woodland Cottage Lakeside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

At the southern tip of Lake Windermere, the charming Woodland Cottage benefits from an attractive setting on Newby Bridge Caravan Park. Surrounded by wonderful walks and a network of pretty and peaceful lanes, Woodland Cottage remains within easy reach of a wide variety of excursions and activities - from elegant lake cruises to family fun in bustling Bowness, and even the Lake District's most fabulous historic houses.

Available From£399
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • 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£345
Special Offer
Fellside Lodge Lakeside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

At the southern tip of Lake Windermere, Fellside Lodge benefits from an attractive woodland setting on Newby Bridge Caravan Park. Surrounded by wonderful walks and a network of pretty and peaceful lanes, Fellside Lodge remains within easy reach of a wide variety of excursions and activities - from elegant lake cruises to family fun in bustling Bowness, and even the Lake District's most fabulous historic houses.

Available From£399
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

This luxuriously eclectic 17th century Lakeland barn conversion occupies a sublime setting within gorgeous countryside close to the southern tip of Lake Windermere, set in beautiful gardens commanding simply gorgeous panoramic views as far as the eye can see...

Available From£795
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £775 to £699
The Barn Lakeside
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

This detached 17th century Lakeland barn conversion occupies a sublime setting within gorgeous countryside close to the southern tip of Lake Windermere, found in the sleepy and picturesque hamlet of Finsthwaite overlooking St Peter's church and very close to the beautiful High Dam.This original beazon broom barn is steeped in history and overflowing with character making this is a special place and one to spend your precious time together soaking up Lakeland's luxuries.

Available From£499
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

This luxurious cottage, a sympathetically converted portion of historic Hill Top which was once the home of famous author Arthur Ransome, as featured in The Mail on Sunday and by the BBC...

Available From£595
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

This charming character apartment nestles on the banks of the River Leven, in a magical setting at the southern outlet of Lake Windermere. Riverbank Hideaway occupies the ground floor part of an original Lakeland barn on the water's edge, converted with taste and style, with hand upholstured luxurious fabrics to create a special holiday retreat. Perfect for couples or a small family, the riverside setting is idyllic all year round.

Available From£325
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

This contemporary retreat enjoys an absolutely magical setting on the banks of the River Leven, at the southern tip of Lake Windermere. Part of an original Lakeland barn, Riverbank Retreat is ingeniously converted to create stylish, soothing accommodation that really makes the most of the location. Here, al-fresco living has a whole new meaning with the enormous balcony overlooking the river.

Available From£325
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £1350 to £1080
The School House Lakeside
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Wonderful Lakeland holidays are made here at The School House, a substantial detached and simply magnificent Lake District residence built in 1799, occupying a secluded setting at the southern tip of Lake Windermere with spectacular far reaching surrounding views and above all a magical atmosphere.

Available From£875
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

This detached Lakeland cottage was once the post house for the area, now providing contemporary cottage life oozing enchanting charm and found on the fringe of Lakeside surrounded by picturesque countryside in a peaceful setting designed for Westmorland relaxation.

Available From£399
Special Offer
Nutwood Lakeside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

At the southern tip of Lake Windermere, this charming bungalow benefits from an attractive, secluded setting at the end of a private close in Lakeside. Surrounded by wonderful walks and a network of pretty and peaceful lanes, Nutwood remains within easy reach of a wide variety of excursions and activities - from elegant lake cruises to family fun in bustling Bowness, and even the Lake District's most fabulous historic houses.

Available From£399
Special Offer
Sheiling Barn Lakeside
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

This fabulous barn conversion is found in the peaceful village of Finsthwaite, close to the southern shores of Lake Windermere.

Available From£599

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Lakeside Cottages

Lakeside Cottages

Self Catering Holiday Cottages in Lakeside

Established as a steamer pier, the small area of Lakeside at the south end of Lake Windermere became a popular holiday cottage destination after the Lakeside railway station opened in 1869; joining Furness and Newby Bridge to Ambleside and Bowness, via the steamer ferry, which was also owned by British Rail until 1968 when it was sold to a private company, following the close of the railway line in 1965. In 1973, however, the station was re-opened as the heritage Lakeside to Haverthwaite Railway, offering steam train journeys between the two stations. They offer a range of fabulous events throughout the year, such as Ghost Train, Santa Specials, Thomas the Tank Engine and even the option to be a Loco driver for the day!

A popular tourist attraction, you can choose to purchase tickets for the rail trip independently or as part of a park, rail and sail ticket which includes a trip on the Lake Windermere Cruises.

Self-catering accommodation in Lakeside

As well as the famous railway and steamer pier, Lakeside is also generally considered to encompass nearby Finsthwaite, Backbarrow, Haverthwaite and Newby Bridge and we have a selection of Lakeside cottages throughout these areas.
Choose your perfect Lakeside cottage rental from our great range of 3 to 5 star properties, all in amazing locations in an around Lakeside.

From converted farmhouses and barn conversions, to riverbank cottages and traditional Lakeland homes, our self-catering Lakeside accommodation offers a wide selection of interior features, such as wooden floors and exposed beams, as well as 21st century modern luxuries.
Lakelovers’ Lakeside holiday cottages allow you to relax in a 5 star hot-tub, overlooking the local fells and fields and indulge in complimentary toiletries.

Spend quality time with family and friends in the games rooms or enjoy watching a good movie on the LED TV.  Love to cook? Why not choose one of our self-catering Lakeside properties with an AGA or range cooker and cosy up on a winter’s night in front of a toasty hot woodburning stove. There’s even room for your treasured pooch, in your Lakelovers pet friendly Lakeside cottage rental.

Lakeside out and about

Once away from one of our Lakeside holiday cottages there’s plenty to do.  As well as the fabulous Lakeside Railway and Windermere Lake cruises to Ambleside and Bowness, there is also the Lakes Aquarium, located at the Lakeside Pier. The 3rd most visited attraction in the Lakes, the aquarium features fish and sea creatures from in and around the area. It’s open 7 days a week, with reasonably priced entrance fees and houses the 1872 Café and Gift Shop.

There are plenty of restaurants and shops in nearby Newby Bridge, including the Swan Inn, Garden View Restaurant, Lakeside Hotel and the Huntsman Inn; all popular and offering family friendly dining.

To take advantage of the great outdoors, which lets face it, is the Lake Districts best offering of all, why not visit Fell Foot Park?  National Trust members get free parking here and it is the perfect place for family picnics.  If you prefer not to dine on homemade sandwiches and snacks, you can always visit the small on-site Café. There is also a National Trust gift shop and boat hire, available primarily during the main tourist season.

Lakeside cottages offer a great self-catering base for those looking to explore the wider Lake District, beyond the central Ambleside and Windermere areas; but with the ability to still quickly and easily access both areas. Not looking for a cottage? We also have a range of Lodges in the Lake District too.

Even more details