Large Cottages in Lake District

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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Kentrigg Windermere
  • Sleeps 12
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

Kentrigg is an incredible 5 Bedroom detached property situated a stone's throw from Carus Green Golf Club and restaurant on the Burneside village road.

Available From£2000
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • Infants welcome

An excellent pair of Lakeland cottages that are all set on either side of courtyard. Perched high in the hills of the beautiful Duddon Valley, with breathtaking views to the Coniston Fells, and Harter Fell rising majestically to the north, Grass Guards is set in an amazing location.

Available From£1470
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • Infants welcome

Perched high in the hills of the beautiful Duddon Valley, with breathtaking views to the Coniston Fells, and Harter Fell rising majestically to the north, Grass Guards is set in an amazing location. This secluded farm dates back over 500 years and has been loving refurbished to create a high quality retreat for those wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of modern day life and to relax and enjoy one of the most beautiful corners of the Lake District.

Available From£875
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Thirty Blencathra Street is a traditional Victorian terrace located only a stone's throw from the bustling streets of Keswick's town centre. Renovated to a very high standard, the owners attention to detail and quality is evident throughout, and it makes the perfect base for getaways with family and friends. With easy access to the great outdoors and many walks and bike rides available from the front door, it is only a few minutes' walk from the town's excellent bars, cafés and restaurants.

Available From£725
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • 2 pets allowed

Stepping Stones House is an elegant period residence, once owned by the son of William Wordsworth, that stands in a breath-taking location beside the River Rothay as it flows through the vale from Rydal Water and onward to Lake Windermere. Lovingly refurbished, the current owners have created a beautiful home, ideal for special occasions and holidays that memories are made of.

Available From£865
Special Offer
Balla Wray Hawkshead
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • 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
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £945 to £851
2 Hart Head Barn Ambleside
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 5 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

2 Hart Head Barn is set in an elevated position above the village of Rydal and just yards away from Rydal Mount, the one time home of the poet William Wordsworth. Offering beautiful south facing views across the valley to Lake Windermere, this semi-detached barn conversion has been finished to a high standard and offers quality accommodation in a great location and is a very popular property for extended family gatherings and groups of friends looking to relax and socialise.

Available From£825
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £995 to £897
Wykefield Hawkshead
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • Infants welcome

Approaching the cobbled courtyard entrance to Wykefield, the promise of what is to come will incite the prickle of goosebumps in even the most well-travelled guest. Surrender to the drama and majesty of this idyllic residence with a luxury self-catering break within the picturesque hamlet of Near Sawrey. It is less than a 5-minute stroll from Beatrix Potter's farmhouse, Hill Top, and the cosy pub, The Tower Bank Arms. The famous author holidayed twice at the house which Wykefield is part of and it was here that she made her final edits to her first little book, Peter Rabbit. Once you have fallen for this sympathetically combined Victorian and contemporary Lakeland abode, gazed out at the infinite views of breath-taking countryside and glimpses of lake, you'll find it hard to think you would rather be anywhere else in the world. Let this 'magical corner' of the Lake District lure you under its spell...

Available From£995
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £725 to £616
Bowderstone Keswick
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 6 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Located close to the centre of the bustling market town of Keswick, in the heart of the Lake District, Bowderstone is a much loved family home that has been beautifully finished to offer quality accommodation, with beautiful roof tops views to the mountains and a secluded patio all just a few minutes' walk from all the town's amenities.

Available From£725
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £775 to £699
Hillhead Ambleside
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • Infants welcome

Hillhead Cottage, as the name suggests, is set in an elevated position within a conservation area just a ten minute walk from the centre of Ambleside Village. This really is one of the most desirable locations in Ambleside and this modern, semi-detached property has been finished to a high standard and offers quality accommodation in a first class location and is a popular property whatever the time of year.

Available From£775
Special Offer
River Lodge Ambleside
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Overlooking the River Rothay, this impressive house is enviably located only a short riverside walk away from Ambleside Village. River Lodge takes the lion's share of an impressive Lakeland residence, once home to Queen Victoria's physician. Now sympathetically restored, extended and styled with immaculate country house chic and Farrow & Ball colours, River Lodge provides luxurious holiday living in this fantastic location.

Available From£865
Special Offer
Roger Ground Hawkshead
  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Roger Ground House is a spacious Grade II listed Tudor-Period property which was originally home to Roger, a local priest who ministered to the Parish of Hawkshead in the 1600s. The hamlet of Roger Ground is reputedly named after him. The house is quintessentially Lakeland, with a blend of Laura Ashley and Farrow & Ball styling.

Available From£1595
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £695 to £591
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Ellerbeck Bridge is situated in the sweet village of Underbarrow, on the edge of the Lyth Valley. This stunning property has been recently extended to create a suitable base for any occasion, Ellerbeck bridge prides itself on being finished to a high standard throughout, offering plenty of living space and beautiful views, you really do get the best of both worlds. Complimenting the location of this property is the village pub, 'The Black Labrador' which is only a few minutes' walk down the road, there are also many other country pubs within driving distance. Ellerbeck Bridge has an excellent location, there are plenty of laid back country walks and it is also close to the market town of Kendal, or the foodie village of Cartmel, famous for Cartmel Races. Why not try our virtual walkthrough of the property. Simply click here or follow the floorplan link above.

Available From£695
Special Offer 4 night price £1696
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.

Available From£1295
Special Offer
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.

Available From£695

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Large Cottages in Lake District

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.