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Last Minute Cottages Lake District

Last minute Lake District cottages

If you’re looking to book a Lake District late deal, then why not choose one of our fabulous self-catering holiday cottages for your dream getaway!. Whether you are coming to the Lake District with family, friends, or planning a romantic break, you can choose from the finest, handpicked properties, in a range of locations across the Lakes.

We have some of the most unique cottages in the Lake District, with properties to suit all budgets and holiday requirements. Whether it’s a large, luxurious property for a party, a family get together or it’s a quiet romantic getaway for two, you’re sure to find your perfect outdoor haven with us.

Walk your socks off in Grasmere or Langdale, sample the vibrant nightlife in Ambleside, take a break on the Lake in Lakeside or Windermere – whatever you are in the mood for, we have a holiday home to suit.

Booking a holiday at the last minute can be an exhilarating experience. No sooner have you secured your holiday cottage, than you’re packing your bags, loading up the car and away you go. Maybe your holiday is a surprise for a loved one, a celebration or just a well needed “let’s get out of here for the weekend”. Whatever the reason, Lakelovers can ensure your last minute break goes just as smoothly as something planned meticulously weeks in advance.

Many of our cottages are pet friendly and so you needn’t worry about finding someone to look after the dog, and what’s more they come free!

With almost forty years experience, Lakelovers have become experts at providing quality accommodation to lucky visitors to one of the UK’s most popular holiday destinations, the Lake District. Browse our website to find last minute Lake District Cottages that suit you and leave the rest to us.

It’s never too late! For VERY LAST MINUTE bookings, within 48 hours of your chosen arrival date, please call 015394 88855 to book. Our offices are open Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 5.30pm and our experienced team of staff are ready and waiting to take your call.

Another good reason for booking a last minute is that you could make huge savings on the price of your holiday. To find out more look for the ‘special offer’ banner when browsing cottages on our website.

Getting here

Travelling to the Lake District has never been easier or quicker no matter where you’re travelling from. With access provided via the M6 motorway you can be here, by car, in a flash and don’t worry about parking, many of our cottages have private parking facilities. If your preferred method of transport is train then you can travel directly in Windermere and catch a connecting train or take a taxi to your holiday cottage. Here’s lots of useful travel advice for planning your visit.

Things to do

Lake District late deals are an all year round choice for holidaymakers. Walking, climbing and other outdoor activities are there to be enjoyed throughout each season where you can enjoy the iconic landscape in all its many seasonal atmospheres.

The same can be said of shopping; you’ll find a wide range of boutique shops, cafes and restaurants to choose from across the Lake District. From the stylish boutiques of Bowness-on-Windermere, foodie treats in Cartmel and a bustling mix of high street and independents in Keswick, the Lake District has it all!

If culture is your thing, you certainly won’t be disappointed with a holiday to this preserved National Park, which is steeped in history and reflected in the museums, galleries and open houses that are scattered across the District.

“In the summertime when the weather is fine” your horizons expand yet further, as there’s a busy calendar of country shows and festivals to be taken into account. From the now world-famous Kendal Calling music festival to the Cumbrian Steam Gathering; the Hawkshead Show, where you can sample a taste of traditional Cumbria life; pony-trekking, lake cruises, high-ropes and 4×4 off-road experiences; peaceful walks and challenging climbs, there’s plenty to make your holiday a dream come true!

Just picture this

Booking a last minute holiday break in the Lake District means that in a little over 48 hours you could be sitting in a hot tub looking at some of the most beautiful views in the country or staring at the stars. You could be relaxing in front of a wood burning fire surrounded by bespoke fittings and plush furnishings, while planning your next outdoor adventure. Or, you could be cooking a meal for family and friends in a state of the art kitchen, using some of the finest locally produced ingredients available, before retiring for a good night’s sleep in sheer luxury.

All this and more is what a last minute cottage in the Lake District can offer you. Sound appealing? Then let your impulses run wild and book a last minute cottage in the Lake District and leave your stresses behind you.

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Special Offer 7 nights reduced by 20%
Surprise View Keswick
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car

Situated on the market square in the centre of Keswick, Surprise View has been carefully created by the current owners to offer high quality accommodation, in a great location and to make the most of the beautiful views across the rooftops to the mountains beyond from the large balcony that is a great feature and from which the property derives its name.

Available From£385.00on Friday
Special Offer 7 nights reduced by 20%
Mill Cottage Windermere
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • 2 pets allowed

This 'chocolate box' 17th century Lakeland cottage forms a perfect romantic retreat at any time of year. Stylish and luxurious with lush countryside views, and only a stroll away from the award-winning Watermill Inn and microbrewery at Ings. Mill Cottage is part of the select Ings Mill Park development, incorporating beautifully converted bobbin mill buildings and cottages, only 2 miles from Windermere.

Available From£365.00on Saturday
Special Offer
Loughrigg Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private 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£1350.00on Friday
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car

Applethwaite Cottage is a superb contemporary Lakeland Cottage set in the pretty conservation village of Troutbeck, renowned for its numerous listed buildings and vernacular architecture and the strong and vibrant village community with a village shop and excellent local pub and with beautiful views across the valley to the fells beyond, walks direct from the door and Lake Windermere just a short drive away.

Available From£399.00on Friday
Special Offer 7 nights reduced by 10%
Redwood Ambleside
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

This modern detached property occupies a gently elevated spot on the lower slopes of Wansfell with superb views towards Loughrigg Fell and The Fairfield Horseshoe, only a half mile walk downhill into the heart of bustling Ambleside. Enjoying the very best of both worlds this contemporary cottage sits in a peaceful position yet handy for all the village amenities - bliss. Sociable couples or a family can spread out here, relax and soak up those views.

Available From£425.00on Saturday
Special Offer
Bank Barn Rusland Valley
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Bank Barn is an exceptional property most recently developed in the 1990's and has been very well maintained by the owners, it means this property has retro feel but is one of the most beautiful places to take a holiday. The property has never been let before and is a truly unique home from home.

Available From£695.00on Friday
Special Offer
Grange House Windermere
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 3 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

This captivating Grade II listed residence stands proudly at the foot of the Troutbeck Valley, only a stroll away from Windermere village and the shores of the lake. The spacious, gracious accommodation is flooded with light through gothic arched windows, full of relaxed window seats for quiet reading, but perfect for memorable social gatherings.

Available From£825.00on Saturday
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

This enchanting 17th century Lakeland cottage has had an indulgent contemporary refurbishment, creating an oasis of luxury in a breathtaking rural setting. The sublime location has to be experienced to be appreciated; a walker's paradise of lush green valley that's still only a few miles from the villages of Broughton and Coniston.

Available From£525.00on Friday
Special Offer 7 nights reduced by 10%
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private 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£850.00on Friday
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £365 to now £325
Smithy Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 0 car
  • Car Park Available

This 'chocolate box' Lakeland cottage is something really special for couples, tucked away in central Ambleside yet slightly elevated giving fabulous fell views. It's a traditional blacksmith's cottage, elegantly refurbished with slate floors and white sheen, bursting with creative flair. Just look at that stunning spiral staircase and decadent bathroom.

Available From£365.00on Saturday
Special Offer
Stable End Hawkshead
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Set in the beautiful Rusland Valley, between Windermere and Coniston, in the pretty hamlet of Crosslands, Stable End is a beautiful barn conversion that is finished to a very high standard and offers great quality in a beautiful location. With three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a large kitchen and cosy sitting room, Stable End is ideal for friends and families wanting to relax and enjoy the beautiful Lakeland countryside

Available From£425.00on Friday
Special Offer
Dove Tail Barn Bowness
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

What a find! This chic and unique couples' hideaway takes the form of a converted Lakeland barn, nestled in rural bliss and overlooking the lush Lyth Valley. Found down a leafy lane, backing onto 'bluebell carpeted' woodland, Dove Tail Barn has been lovingly designed with comfort and relaxation in mind. Sumptuous furnishings, warm rugs on elegant slate floors, Villeroy & Bosch wet room and a superbly romantic sky-lit bedroom.

Available From£399.00on Saturday
Special Offer 7 nights reduced by over 15%
Claife View Bowness
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

This stylish, contemporary and central Bowness apartment takes one of the most envied locations within the Quarry Rigg development. Claife View is at the heart of buzzing Bowness, but set back from the road to enjoy a pretty outlook from the first floor living room towards Claife Heights.

Available From£299.00on Saturday
Special Offer
Mallards Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed

Self catering cottages rarely come in a more picturesque setting. Mallards Cottage is set within Stepping Stones House which is an historic country property, which was once owned by William Wordsworth's son and overlooks the famous stepping stones across the River Rothay. With beautiful views in every direction; this lovely location is amazingly within walking distance of the bustling village of Ambleside.

Available From£525.00on Saturday
Special Offer
Old Village Shop Ambleside
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 0 car
  • Car Park Available
  • Infants welcome

Located in the very heart of historic Ambleside The Old Village Shop is a large spacious apartment the perfect mix of traditional character along with contemporary modern living, with all the amenities you could need within walking distance. This large ground floor property is ideal for couples with a sumptuous and spacious bedroom and is incredibly well designed with high quality furnishings and décor. The bedroom can comfortably accommodate a cot for an infant - both ccot and high chair are available.

Available From£621.00on Friday
Special Offer 7 nights reduced by 10%
Bay Tree Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

This luxuriously refurbished double-fronted cottage is everything to every lover of Lakeland life. It's only a stroll away from the vibrant shops, restaurants and traditional pubs of Ambleside, and also the shores of Lake Windermere where cruisers depart to ferry you the full length of the lake. The cottage is gently elevated to give superb fell and valley views from both bedrooms and garden.

Available From£410.00on Saturday
Special Offer 7 nights reduced by 10%
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 0 car
  • Car Park Available
  • 1 pet allowed

Barley Croft is a beautiful and welcoming retreat just a minute's walk from the centre of the popular village of Ambleside.Tastefully presented by the current owner, this pretty property is an ideal escape to get away from it all and enjoy everything the Lake District has to offer right from the front door.

Available From£425.00on Friday
Special Offer 7 nights reduced by 10%
Wykefield Hawkshead
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private 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£995.00on Friday
Special Offer 7 nights reduced by 10%
Lakefield House Hawkshead
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private 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£855.00on Saturday
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Located on the edge of the Lyth Valley, in the pretty village of Underbarrow, Ellerbeck Bridge offers excellent accommodation, with beautiful views in an excellent location. Recently extended, the owners have created a fantastic property suitable for every occasion that is finished to a high standard throughout. The cottage offers plenty of living space with a large lounge / diner, a great family kitchen, a cosy snug / reading room and a generous conservatory. Outside, the landscaping has created not only two large patios, but also a terrace by the beck. Heading out to explore, the village pub, 'The Black Labrador' is only a five minute stroll away and there are a great selection of country pubs all within a few minutes' Drive. Recently included within Lonely Planet's list of “the most beautiful places on earth”, the Lyth Valley is a rural idyll whatever the time of year and offers a great selection of country rambles. For those wanting to explore further afield, the central Lake District, with all it has to offer is within easy reach, the market town of Kendal is just down the road and the foodie village of Cartmel is just across the valley. Why not try our virtual walkthrough of the property. Simply click here or follow the floorplan link above.

Available From£625.00on Friday

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Brunt House | Last Minute Cottages Lake District

Last Minute Cottages Lake District

Last minute Lake District cottages

If you’re looking to book a Lake District late deal, then why not choose one of our fabulous self-catering holiday cottages for your dream getaway!. Whether you are coming to the Lake District with family, friends, or planning a romantic break, you can choose from the finest, handpicked properties, in a range of locations across the Lakes.

We have some of the most unique cottages in the Lake District, with properties to suit all budgets and holiday requirements. Whether it’s a large, luxurious property for a party, a family get together or it’s a quiet romantic getaway for two, you’re sure to find your perfect outdoor haven with us.

Walk your socks off in Grasmere or Langdale, sample the vibrant nightlife in Ambleside, take a break on the Lake in Lakeside or Windermere – whatever you are in the mood for, we have a holiday home to suit.

Booking a holiday at the last minute can be an exhilarating experience. No sooner have you secured your holiday cottage, than you’re packing your bags, loading up the car and away you go. Maybe your holiday is a surprise for a loved one, a celebration or just a well needed “let’s get out of here for the weekend”. Whatever the reason, Lakelovers can ensure your last minute break goes just as smoothly as something planned meticulously weeks in advance.

Many of our cottages are pet friendly and so you needn’t worry about finding someone to look after the dog, and what’s more they come free!

With almost forty years experience, Lakelovers have become experts at providing quality accommodation to lucky visitors to one of the UK’s most popular holiday destinations, the Lake District. Browse our website to find last minute Lake District Cottages that suit you and leave the rest to us.

It’s never too late! For VERY LAST MINUTE bookings, within 48 hours of your chosen arrival date, please call 015394 88855 to book. Our offices are open Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 5.30pm and our experienced team of staff are ready and waiting to take your call.

Another good reason for booking a last minute is that you could make huge savings on the price of your holiday. To find out more look for the ‘special offer’ banner when browsing cottages on our website.

Getting here

Travelling to the Lake District has never been easier or quicker no matter where you’re travelling from. With access provided via the M6 motorway you can be here, by car, in a flash and don’t worry about parking, many of our cottages have private parking facilities. If your preferred method of transport is train then you can travel directly in Windermere and catch a connecting train or take a taxi to your holiday cottage. Here’s lots of useful travel advice for planning your visit.

Things to do

Lake District late deals are an all year round choice for holidaymakers. Walking, climbing and other outdoor activities are there to be enjoyed throughout each season where you can enjoy the iconic landscape in all its many seasonal atmospheres.

The same can be said of shopping; you’ll find a wide range of boutique shops, cafes and restaurants to choose from across the Lake District. From the stylish boutiques of Bowness-on-Windermere, foodie treats in Cartmel and a bustling mix of high street and independents in Keswick, the Lake District has it all!

If culture is your thing, you certainly won’t be disappointed with a holiday to this preserved National Park, which is steeped in history and reflected in the museums, galleries and open houses that are scattered across the District.

“In the summertime when the weather is fine” your horizons expand yet further, as there’s a busy calendar of country shows and festivals to be taken into account. From the now world-famous Kendal Calling music festival to the Cumbrian Steam Gathering; the Hawkshead Show, where you can sample a taste of traditional Cumbria life; pony-trekking, lake cruises, high-ropes and 4×4 off-road experiences; peaceful walks and challenging climbs, there’s plenty to make your holiday a dream come true!

Just picture this

Booking a last minute holiday break in the Lake District means that in a little over 48 hours you could be sitting in a hot tub looking at some of the most beautiful views in the country or staring at the stars. You could be relaxing in front of a wood burning fire surrounded by bespoke fittings and plush furnishings, while planning your next outdoor adventure. Or, you could be cooking a meal for family and friends in a state of the art kitchen, using some of the finest locally produced ingredients available, before retiring for a good night’s sleep in sheer luxury.

All this and more is what a last minute cottage in the Lake District can offer you. Sound appealing? Then let your impulses run wild and book a last minute cottage in the Lake District and leave your stresses behind you.