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Large Cottages in the 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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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.

Available From£1350
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£850
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 7 cars
  • 6 pets allowed

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£1265
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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.

Available From£695
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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
  • 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
  • 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
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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.

Available From£999
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Lakefield House Hawkshead
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

A rare treat for large groups or families, gazing out over Esthwaite water to the Coniston Fells through superb full-length windows. Lakefield House is surrounded by scenes featured in the stories of Beatrix Potter, being only a few minutes from her former home in Near Sawrey. The lake itself (fictional home of 'Jeremy Fisher') is one of the finest trout lakes in England, and walks in every direction in the surrounding area will leave you spellbound.

Available From£855
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £1150 to £1035
The Spinney Ambleside
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

This charismatic and spacious property is part of the select 'Falls' development. The buildings are beautifully converted in Lakeland stone from an old bobbin mill, nestled within 1.5 acres of tranquil woodland on the banks of the tumbling Stockghyll waterfalls. Just a stroll from the centre of Ambleside, you'll find this luxurious retreat with a unique layout.

Available From£665
Special Offer
Waterside Bowness
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Parking for 5 cars
  • 3 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

What a magical find - we fell in love with this detached contemporary Lakeland treat, which nestles in a secluded sublime country setting overlooking a private 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. A place of luxury is one where every detail is taken care of and here at Waterside, it certainly lives up to this reputation.

Available From£795
Special Offer
Drummermire Troutbeck
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 5 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

What a setting for this fairytale 5-bedroom rural farmhouse; picture perfect with its traditional whitewashed walls and a stunning outlook down the Troutbeck Valley towards Lake Windermere. Refurbished with an air of sophistication, Drummermire remains quite the quintessential 17th century Lakeland farmhouse. You'll be charmed by the dramatic oak beams, the quirky alcoved walls, the magnificent woodburner fireplace and the deep-silled cottage windows.

Available From£999
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £995 to £897
Little Orchard Bowness
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • Infants welcome

Little Orchard is a superb detached Lakeland property set in the heart of this picturesque hamlet, yet benefits from a secluded position within its beautiful grounds to maximise the benefits of the stunning and far reaching views.

Available From£695
Special Offer
Herdwick View Keswick
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • Infants welcome

Herdwick View is an imposing Victorian residence that was built in the grounds of the imposing Armathwaite Hall. The house, that once was home to butlers, housekeepers and chauffeurs, and lay abandoned for many years, has been brought back to life by a local family who have gone to great expense to create a fantastic holiday cottage that will be the basis of many fond holiday memories for years to come.

Available From£1650
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £1095 to £931
Miyanli Bowness
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • Infants welcome

This traditional Lakeland detached residence simply has it all - sophisticated Lakeland luxury, a special place to spend precious time together in a peaceful elevated setting, yet literally only a stone's throw from the village centre and the shores of Lake Windermere. Aptly named this wonderful property is surrounded by intoxicating colour from within its dreamy garden.

Available From£650
Special Offer
One Long Houses Windermere
  • Sleeps 11
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Nestled between the hills of the Kentmere Valley, One Long Houses, commands some of the best views in the area. The eighteenth century farmhouse has been lovingly restored and opened into the adjoining barn to create one of the most impressive properties in the area. Finished to the highest standard with exacting attention to detail the current owners have created the prefect holiday retreat for friends and families.

Available From£1475
Special Offer
Gara Garthe Troutbeck
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

A spacious, outstanding Lake District character property in a magical rural location; gazing down the Troutbeck Valley with country pubs nearby and only a very short drive to both Ambleside and Windermere. Gara Garthe is a prime example of traditional 17th century Lakeland, pretty as a whitewashed picture in it's delightful gardens and sympathetically refurbished to provide luxurious self-catering accommodation - with many enchanting original features.

Available From£899

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Large Cottages in the 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.