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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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Crop Howe Langdale
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 5 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Arrive at this superb detached Lakeland residence and you'll know you've found something special. Just outside Ambleside, Crop Howe commands simply breathtaking views to the famous Langdale Pikes. The sheer quality within this luxurious property combined with this sublime setting makes it a first choice every time and with so may repeat 'lakelovers' we recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.

Available From£745
Special Offer
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.

Available From£850
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Clover Nook Bowness
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • Infants welcome

This traditional Lakeland detached residence simple has it all - sophisticated Lakeland luxury, a special place to spend precious time together in a peaceful spot, occupying an idyllic setting literally only a stone's throw from the village centre and the shores of Lake Windermere. The ingenious design and attention to detail has to be seen to be fully appreciated - even large families or groups of friends will find places to escape here. Special and memorable holidays stay with you for life and here at Clover Nook you will not be disappointed.A few minutes' stroll into the heart of this popular setting, lots of en-suite facilities, sleek bedrooms, contemporary yet traditional gracious living, more reception rooms than you can use and a fabulous open plan kitchen / conservatory room opening onto the garden with decking and terrace, all wrapped up in sophisticated technology, are but a few things to mention, come and live here for a week.

Available From£999
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £950 to £809
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
  • Sleeps 20
  • 8 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 8 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

This grand period property, with two acres of gardens and grounds, offers a unique opportunity for larger groups to experience a Lakeland country house. Highly flexible accommodation for up to 20, offering tremendous value and set in a gorgeous countryside setting only 2 miles from Bowness and Lake Windermere.

Available From£1350
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £945 to £851
The Carriage House Windermere
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • Infants welcome

This magnificent original Victorian Carriage House makes sublime holiday living in contemporary open plan splendor - this is a place to escape the everyday, relax and spend precious time together close to the shores of Lake Windermere and all this ever popular destination offers.

Available From£599
Special Offer
Fir Trees Bowness
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • Infants welcome

Luxury Lake District lifestyle! This superb detached residence commands spectacular views through walls of glass, from a peaceful setting only a 5 minute stroll from Bowness village and close to Windermere Golf Club. Presented with an impeccable eye for style, Fir Trees promises breathing space and sociable gathering for couples, friends or families.

Available From£525
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Ecclerigg Garth Ambleside
  • Sleeps 14
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 6 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • 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.

Available From£1850
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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.

Available From£1750
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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 7 nights reduced from £895 to £807
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.

Available From£550
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

This fabulous Victorian Lakeland residence stands on the banks of the River Leven, at the southern outlet of Lake Windermere.

Available From£525
Special Offer
Lakeside View Bowness
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Every ingredient for a perfect Lake District holiday, family or friends, at any time of year. Through spectacular full wall windows and from a slightly elevated position, Lakeside View gazes out over Bowness Bay and Lake Windermere to the famous Lakeland Fells beyond. Only a stroll away are the vibrant village centre, the boating activities of the bay, and the contemporary high street of the Lake District's most popular destination.

Available From£425
Special Offer
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.

Available From£999
Special Offer
The School House Lakeside
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets 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 7 nights reduced from £1350 to £1099
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
Riverside Troutbeck
  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • Infants welcome

A breathtaking Lakeland residence, embracing the magic of it's secluded riverside location in the Troutbeck Valley, but still only a few miles from Lake Windermere and Ambleside village. Spacious, elegant and as suited to grand social occasions as it is to relaxed family escapes, Riverside brings the 'outside in' with enormous picture windows overlooking 12 acres of private grounds in this stunning rural setting.

Available From£850
Special Offer
Westwood Windermere
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

This wonderfully spacious, 18th century Lakeland property sits in a peaceful location at the foot of Orrest Head. It's a mere half mile from Windermere village, and close to the spectacular scenery and famous country pubs of the Troutbeck Valley. Substantial and stylish, Westwood is ideal for family and friends blends the traditional feel of wooden beams with comfortable, modern furnishings.

Available From£525
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £995 to £897
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • Infants welcome

With views over Grasmere to the famous 'Lion & Lamb', this impressive Lakeland residence takes an elevated position only a short stroll (15 minutes) from the centre of Grasmere. Eller Close House adjoins two smaller cottages and is set within enchanting gardens. Inside you'll find sympathetically refurbished accommodation throughout ample living space.

Available From£650

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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.