Large Cottages

Large Cottages in Lake District

Lake District Large Cottages

Planning a holiday for a large group of people, whether it be for a group of friends, family or a mixture of both, gives you the opportunity to stay in some of the largest cottages in the Lake District. Lakelovers hand-picked collection of group accommodation in the Lake District comprises of a range of cottages and homes-from-home that are all unique and fitted to outstanding standards. Many of our properties are examples of traditional Lakeland architecture and were built using local materials such as red sandstone or limestone; others are modern designs with large feature windows and state-of-the-art architecture; and of course there are properties that have been modernised and so are now high-spec hybrids.

Once you are inside one of Lakelovers large holiday homes in the Lake District you will experience spacious and expertly finished decor from start to finish – designer kitchens with all the modern conveniences, luxurious bedrooms that are both stylish and comfortable and living rooms where large groups can relax in front of open fires or log burners, log onto to free WiFi connections to plan and research the following day’s activity.

So if you want large group accommodation in the Lake District for up to twenty people, then look no further and don’t forget that with Lakelovers pets go for free and so why not bring Rover along too!

Large group activities

A large holiday home in the Lake District makes the perfect base for a wide range of activities. It will come as no surprise that the majority of people who visit the Lake District do so in order to take to the outdoors. Walking with a large group of people is great fun and offers you the opportunity to have a good old natter, while getting some exercise and experiencing the breathtaking scenery that surrounds you. One of the most popular walks is the Old Man of Coniston – this 8 mile hike that takes you up to a height of 1000 meters will reward you with fantastic views and once completed, you’ll enjoy a well deserved drink.

There are, however, plenty more activities for you to choose from, for example, you could charter a yacht, take to one of the wonderful lakes in style with OB Sailings “have a go sessions” and learn the basics of sailing.

In contrast, conquer your fear of heights at Go Ape, where high wires and zip lines are the order of the day. Alternatively, you could split up and try different activities in smaller groups, then meet back in the evening to compare notes and get the most out of everyone’s holiday.

Once you arrive back at your holiday home, why not take full advantage of the space by taking a stroll around a private garden before planning a dinner party. What better way to end your day than by cooking a delicious meal for your family and friends? After serving an aperitif, light some candles, gather around the dining table and feast on local delicacies.

After dinner it could be fun to all play a game – Charades is often a winner and works well with large groups, however, if you fancy being a little more adventurous, then try something new; how about Four on a Couch, a strategic memory game? For more ideas click here or visit our blog for ideas and tips about days out and places to visit.

If eating out is on the agenda, then you will have a multitude of fine options from which to choose. The Lake District is quickly becoming a gastronomic gold mine and finding something to suit both your taste and budget is easy. The Pheasant Inn at Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, has a very good reputation and has a formal restaurant and a less formal bistro. Both serve good food and offer private dining for up to twenty people. The menu typically features some local produce, for example, potted local shrimps from Silloth, Saddleback pork and fell bred lamb. After dinner you could have a drink in the two hundred year old bar where guests mix with local people who still consider The Pheasant as their local pub. The bar also serves lunch and is dog friendly.

Large holiday homes in the Lake District – locations

Choosing the right location is an important factor when planning your holiday, it is important that you pick a place that suits the mood and type of break you are looking for. Lakelovers have properties scattered throughout the Lake District and so you will find it easy to find somewhere appropriate for you. Langdale is very popular amongst serious hikers and is also an excellent place to go scrambling or climbing. This beautiful valley is situated in the centre of the Lake District and is close to the bustling town of Ambleside.

Lakeside is in the south and lies at the southern tip of Lake Windermere. Lakeside boasts the Lakes Aquarium, which is very popular with families, especially those with young children, as is the Lakeside Railway where you can take a trip on a steam train. In the north of the Lake District, you may be tempted by Keswick, here attractions include the Theatre by the Lake or the mystic stone circles that are one of the key historical features of the Keswick landscape and are situated in the Castlerigg area of the town.

Lakelovers have properties in all of these locations and more, so finding group accommodation in the Lake District is stress free. To see more locations visit our homepage and click the locations tab.

Enjoy browsing our large cottages in the Lake District or if you need more help or advice, then don’t hesitate to contact us. Our experienced team will be more than happy to support and help you every step of the way to make sure you have a wonderful, stress free and unforgettable holiday with your friends and family.

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Ecclerigg Garth Ambleside
  • Sleeps 14
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 6 cars
  • Infants welcome

You'll be speechless on arrival at this outstanding Lake District barn conversion off the shores of Lake Windermere. With style and sophistication running throughout the contemporary living space, indoors and out, Ecclerigg Garth has something special for every guest. Fabulous bedrooms and jacuzzi bathrooms, an absolute treat of a kitchen, gracious dining room with woodburning stove and a breathtaking first floor living room with separate viewpoint day room and balcony.

From £1795 Per Week
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Croft Cottage Bowness
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Travelling south of Bowness on Windermere you reach the highly desirable residential area of Storrs Park which includes some of the Lake District's most prestigious properties and so Croft Cottage finds itself in very good company! It is located across the road from Broad Leys, the now head quarters of Windermere Motor Boat Club and was the original butler's residence for the big house when it was privately owned.

From £695 Per Week
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Ravenscroft Windermere
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

This traditional Lakeland residence is conveniently located only a short 5 minute stroll mid way between both vibrant villages of Windermere and Bowness together with the shores of Lake Windermere. Convenience and space makes Ravenscroft a perfect base for sociable gatherings and family holidays at any time of the year with each of the four large bedrooms enjoying en-suite bathroom facilities.

From £725 Per Week
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Underheron Grasmere
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Just a stroll from Grasmere village at the foot of Heron Pike, this much-loved holiday home stands secluded within a large fellside garden, surrounded by mature trees and creating a haven for wildlife. Step inside, and you'll discover a superb venue for gatherings. Light pours into the elegant living space - equipped with such contemporary luxuries as Sky TV and iPod dock.

From £775 Per Week
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Bracken Howe Ambleside
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking for 5 cars
  • Infants welcome

This luxuriously elegant Period Lakeland residence occupies a perfect and peaceful setting just off the centre of the ever popular village of Ambleside and only a short stroll from the shores of Lake Windermere at Waterhead. For a holiday with 'wow factor' - this is a special place and one to spend your precious time together soaking up Lakeland's luxuries.

From £1550 Per Week
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Loughrigg Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • 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.

From £1250 Per Week
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Reston Mill Windermere
  • Sleeps 10
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Sitting on the edge of the Lake District National Park in the popular village of Staveley, Reston Mill is a great cottage for those seeking accommodation for families or groups of friends. Accommodating ten people in six bedrooms this property offers plenty of space to relax and socialise, and is an ideal base for exploring the Lake District, on foot, by car or on two wheels.

From £725 Per Week
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Sunnygarth Windermere
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

An outstanding detached Lakeland residence which simply has it all - contemporary Lake District luxury, a special place to spend precious time together within an idyllic setting, yet only a short stroll to the heart of Windermere village and the lake itself. Step inside and catch your breath as the ingenious design and attention to details has to be seen to be fully appreciated - here the 21st century is luxuriously felt.

From £850 Per Week
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £1250 to £1125
Birch House Langdale
  • Sleeps 14
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • Infants welcome

A magnificent Lake District farmhouse dating back to the 18th century, surrounded by breathtaking countryside in the hamlet of Little Langdale. Once a local Staging Inn, Birch House has been beautifully refurbished to provide an exceptional standard of self-catering accommodation for groups of up to 14 people.

From £1250 Per Week
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The Boundary Windermere
  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 5 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

This magnificent Victorian residence is definitely one of the sexiest and most substantial in our luxury portfolio, right on the boundary between Bowness and the shores of Lake Windermere on one side, and the village of Windermere itself on the other. The keywords here are quality and generosity as this sophisticated period house has been given a sleek, boutique makeover; chic décor, monochrome colours, quirky furniture and much more all in the heart of the Lake District National Park.

From £1095 Per Week
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £499 to £424
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

With a peaceful garden and superb countryside views from every window, this traditional Lakeland cottage is tucked down a peaceful country lane in the hamlet of Crook. Inside the cottage, a homely interior welcomes you as latch doors lead through stone flagged floored rooms, with exposed beams and wood burning stove.

From £499 Per Week
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Robin Cottage Troutbeck
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

This fabulous Lakeland farmhouse in the Troutbeck Valley has been recreated as a luxurious 4 star retreat, with the most enchanting original features remaining. Thick stone walls, open fires and original stone flagged floors blend tastefully with modern facilities and creature comforts. Robin Cottage is perfectly arranged for sociable gatherings; with a fire-warmed dining room for lingering family meals as well as the fine country kitchen for hearty breakfasts.

From £650 Per Week
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Fair Rigg Hawkshead
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • Infants welcome

Fair Rigg is an outstanding detached Gold Star Lakeland residence with breathtaking views over Lake Windermere. The shores of Lake Windermere are but a few minutes away on foot with direct access to the water, perfect for canoeing or a host of waterborne activities as there is ample storage for all sorts of equipment within Fair Rigg. This charismatic property provides a unique retreat no matter how active, relaxed or sophisticated your gathering.

From £999 Per Week
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

This aptly named Lakeland cottage, literally a stone's throw from the absolute heart of Ambleside centre, stands alongside Rothay Park with superb views towards Loughrigg Fell and The Fairfield Horseshoe. Enjoying the very best of both worlds, this traditional, yet contemporary cottage sits in a peaceful spot just a minute's stroll from the village amenities - bliss. Sociable couples, or a family, can happily spread out here.

From £599 Per Week
Special Offer
Bracken Ground Coniston
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking for 10 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Just south of Coniston you'll find both luxurious retreat and nature-lovers' paradise; perfect for family and friendly gatherings in this spectacular area of the Lake District. Almost a year was spent nurturing Bracken Ground as a contemporary 5 star property that would sit beautifully in its wild and wonderful surroundings.

From £1595 Per Week
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £499 to £449
Hill Top Windermere
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Capturing the very essence of the Lake District this superb four bedroom, four bathroom property forms part of a large gentlemen's residence commanding superb views from the bedrooms towards the famous Langdale Pikes and with seasonal views over Lake Windermere itself.

From £499 Per Week
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Boutique 4 eight Ambleside
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

This glamorous and spacious boutique-style self-catering property takes prime location only a few hundred yards from Ambleside's bustling village centre. But the superb location is just the half of it. With sumptuous contemporary decor throughout the property, each bedroom in the property boasts individual character and charm providing uniquely stylish accommodation for up to 8 people.

From £499 Per Week
Special Offer
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.

From £875 Per Week
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £399 to £319
The Thistles Bowness
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

The Thistles is a substantial, Victorian residence which families or groups will find an ideal base for exploring nearby Bowness, Lake Windermere and the rest of the glorious Lake District. Exuding a modern contemporary feel with neutral colours and sumptuous furnishings, you'll love returning to this airy, spacious home. How about an evening tipple on the patio?

From £399 Per Week

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Large Cottages

Large Cottages in Lake District

Lake District Large Cottages

Planning a holiday for a large group of people, whether it be for a group of friends, family or a mixture of both, gives you the opportunity to stay in some of the largest cottages in the Lake District. Lakelovers hand-picked collection of group accommodation in the Lake District comprises of a range of cottages and homes-from-home that are all unique and fitted to outstanding standards. Many of our properties are examples of traditional Lakeland architecture and were built using local materials such as red sandstone or limestone; others are modern designs with large feature windows and state-of-the-art architecture; and of course there are properties that have been modernised and so are now high-spec hybrids.

Once you are inside one of Lakelovers large holiday homes in the Lake District you will experience spacious and expertly finished decor from start to finish – designer kitchens with all the modern conveniences, luxurious bedrooms that are both stylish and comfortable and living rooms where large groups can relax in front of open fires or log burners, log onto to free WiFi connections to plan and research the following day’s activity.

So if you want large group accommodation in the Lake District for up to twenty people, then look no further and don’t forget that with Lakelovers pets go for free and so why not bring Rover along too!

Large group activities

A large holiday home in the Lake District makes the perfect base for a wide range of activities. It will come as no surprise that the majority of people who visit the Lake District do so in order to take to the outdoors. Walking with a large group of people is great fun and offers you the opportunity to have a good old natter, while getting some exercise and experiencing the breathtaking scenery that surrounds you. One of the most popular walks is the Old Man of Coniston – this 8 mile hike that takes you up to a height of 1000 meters will reward you with fantastic views and once completed, you’ll enjoy a well deserved drink.

There are, however, plenty more activities for you to choose from, for example, you could charter a yacht, take to one of the wonderful lakes in style with OB Sailings “have a go sessions” and learn the basics of sailing.

In contrast, conquer your fear of heights at Go Ape, where high wires and zip lines are the order of the day. Alternatively, you could split up and try different activities in smaller groups, then meet back in the evening to compare notes and get the most out of everyone’s holiday.

Once you arrive back at your holiday home, why not take full advantage of the space by taking a stroll around a private garden before planning a dinner party. What better way to end your day than by cooking a delicious meal for your family and friends? After serving an aperitif, light some candles, gather around the dining table and feast on local delicacies.

After dinner it could be fun to all play a game – Charades is often a winner and works well with large groups, however, if you fancy being a little more adventurous, then try something new; how about Four on a Couch, a strategic memory game? For more ideas click here or visit our blog for ideas and tips about days out and places to visit.

If eating out is on the agenda, then you will have a multitude of fine options from which to choose. The Lake District is quickly becoming a gastronomic gold mine and finding something to suit both your taste and budget is easy. The Pheasant Inn at Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, has a very good reputation and has a formal restaurant and a less formal bistro. Both serve good food and offer private dining for up to twenty people. The menu typically features some local produce, for example, potted local shrimps from Silloth, Saddleback pork and fell bred lamb. After dinner you could have a drink in the two hundred year old bar where guests mix with local people who still consider The Pheasant as their local pub. The bar also serves lunch and is dog friendly.

Large holiday homes in the Lake District – locations

Choosing the right location is an important factor when planning your holiday, it is important that you pick a place that suits the mood and type of break you are looking for. Lakelovers have properties scattered throughout the Lake District and so you will find it easy to find somewhere appropriate for you. Langdale is very popular amongst serious hikers and is also an excellent place to go scrambling or climbing. This beautiful valley is situated in the centre of the Lake District and is close to the bustling town of Ambleside.

Lakeside is in the south and lies at the southern tip of Lake Windermere. Lakeside boasts the Lakes Aquarium, which is very popular with families, especially those with young children, as is the Lakeside Railway where you can take a trip on a steam train. In the north of the Lake District, you may be tempted by Keswick, here attractions include the Theatre by the Lake or the mystic stone circles that are one of the key historical features of the Keswick landscape and are situated in the Castlerigg area of the town.

Lakelovers have properties in all of these locations and more, so finding group accommodation in the Lake District is stress free. To see more locations visit our homepage and click the locations tab.

Enjoy browsing our large cottages in the Lake District or if you need more help or advice, then don’t hesitate to contact us. Our experienced team will be more than happy to support and help you every step of the way to make sure you have a wonderful, stress free and unforgettable holiday with your friends and family.