Summer Holidays in the Lake District

Summer Holidays in the Lake District 2018

Explore, discover, relax, experience Summer breaks in the Lakes

Attention Lakelovers! Summer’s here and the living is easy. What better way to celebrate than by spending some time in one of our wonderful Lake District cottages? In addition to the activities and outstanding natural beauty that has made the Lake District one of the most popular places to spend summer breaks, this year more than ever, there are a multitude of country shows and festivals to make your summer in the Lakes just that little bit more exciting. Lakelovers have a range of cottages scattered throughout the Lake District, so you can place yourself in prime position for a perfect summer holiday.

Summer home-from-home

There are, of course, times when you may just want to spend your summer break kicking back and enjoying some relaxing time out with family or friends. Our stunning Lake District cottages are set in some of the most stunning areas of natural beauty and are superbly fitted, whatever the weather.

Unwind to cheery summer hits whilst cooking up a gourmet feast in your designer-fitted kitchen. Or slow down and enjoy the long light summer evenings, taking in spectacular views from your Juliette balcony, riverside patio or outdoor hot tub.

You’ll not be able to resist the inviting waters of Lake Windermere, historical villages surrounding the popular Summer holiday destination of Ambleside, popular walking valley of Great Langdale and gastronomic treats of Cartmel; just some of the summer holiday delights waiting for you.

Taste the Lake District this summer

The Lake District has excellent locally produced, seasonal food and drink. Cumberland sausages, Salt Marsh Lamb, elderberries and blackcurrants are just a few of the regions summer specialties. A family barbeque or something altogether more gastronomic, enjoyed from the comfort of one of our Lake District cottages, is a sure way to put a smile on the faces of your nearest and dearest.

A Good Read

Once you’re fed and watered, putting your feet up and enjoying a good book in beautiful surroundings is a guaranteed to deliver some much-needed R&R. Why not get a little closer to the Lake District by selecting a top regional read.

A Shepherds Tale, by James Rebanks, is a perfect summer holiday book! It’s the evocative story of the author’s life in the Lake District. In contrast, you may choose to delve into the Lake District’s romantic past by selecting something by William Wordsworth, enjoyed on a “breezeless summer night” to the sound of returning summer swallows and busy honey bees. Alternatively plan your next adventure by thumbing through one of Wainwrights famous walking guides.

Whatever your budget, a summer holiday in the Lake District has something for everyone and enjoying it in a unique and hand-picked Lakelovers cottage will ensure you the best summer break possible.

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  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • 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 For£585on Monday
Special Offer
Coppertrees Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car

Located in an elevated position above High Gale, close to the centre of Ambleside Village, Coppertrees is a well-appointed two bedroom, link detached cottage that was originally built as the annex to the neighbouring Victorian property, Swallowhowe. Finished to a high standard the property is laid out as an “upside down” house with the principle living areas upstairs, however due to its hillside position there is direct access from the lounge to the patio and garden.

Available For£695on Monday
Special Offer
Charlottes Cottage Windermere
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Infants welcome

Arrive at this picture-perfect traditional Lake District cottage, right at the heart of Windermere village, and you'll be surprised by the sophistication within. Spread over three floors, Charlotte's Cottage is decadent yet relaxed; finished with Farrow & Ball colours, plumped up with sumptuous Laura Ashley furnishings and oozing Lakeland cottage charm.

Available For£525on Monday
Special Offer
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 For£1575on Monday
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £419 to £377
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars

An adorable Lakeland cottage within a pretty courtyard of cottages 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. The upside down accommodation may be sociable, spacious and quirky, adorned in character yet is newly renovated and this old cottage is simply contemporary throughout.

Available For£619on Monday
Special Offer
Cragholme Bowness
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed

With astonishing views over Lake Windermere, this charming apartment offers stylish and contemporary accommodation with a snug, romantic atmosphere!

Available For£879on Monday
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £765 to £689
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 2 pets allowed

Situated just off the market square in the centre of the popular market town of Keswick and only a few minutes' walk from the shores of Derwentwater, Lake Road Apartment is ideally situated to enjoy this popular town with a great selection of bars and restaurants in addition to its award winning twice weekly market and excellent theatre but it is also ideal for getting out and about on land or water to explore the stunning scenery of the neighbouring Borrowdale Valley, the lake and the high fells that surround the town.

Available For£1050on Monday
Special Offer
Wansfell Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • Infants welcome

Wansfell is in one of the best locations in Ambleside. Set in a conservation area, a few minutes' walk from the town centre, from its elevated position it sits in large gardens that offer views to Lake Windermere. This modern, detached property in its own grounds, has been finished to a high standard by its current owner to offer a high quality retreat in one of the Lake District's most desirable locations whatever the time of year you choose to visit.

Available For£1300on Monday
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £665 to £599
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 For£1150on Tuesday
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £650 to £520
The Mews Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

A short walk from Ambleside, you'll find this fabulous character property on the banks of the River Rothay. The setting is sublime with breathtaking panoramic views, and the property itself is a retreat to write home about. Once a coachman's cottage and stables, the property was later owned by Queen Victoria's physician, then more recently by a local artist.

Available For£1395on Monday
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £455 to £364
Slater’s Rest Langdale
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

This former quarryman's cottage is a walker's dream in the Langdale Valley, part of a terrace overlooking the valley to the Langdale Pikes. The setting is sublime, only minutes from the sleepy village of Chapel Stile where an excellent pub restaurant, general store and stunning old church are waiting to be explored.

Available For£625on Tuesday
Special Offer
The Loft Ambleside
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car

This traditional yet contemporary classy central Lakeland treat is a stone's throw from the heart of picturesque Ambleside village providing a gorgeous, romantic and convenient hideaway for any special occasion. Completed in traditional Lakeland cottage style, but step inside and you'll fall in love with the clean and crisp presentation and those breathtaking views.

Available For£665on Tuesday
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £375 to £339
High Gale Cottage Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

High above Ambleside on the lower slopes of Wansfell, this spacious Lakeland cottage enjoys breathtaking views over the village to Loughrigg Fell and beyond. It's a place to relax away from everyday life, or recover after a day on the fells, with light and airy rooms, sumptuous furnishings and pretty, traditional features.

Available For£685on Monday
Special Offer
Raisthwaite Farm Coniston
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Parking for 5 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

What a setting for this 17th century detached traditional farmhouse found in an enviable secluded position surrounded by 25 acres of glorious Lake District countryside. Close by to the southern tip of Coniston Water alongside a working Lakeland farm, blissfully picturesque in every sense.

Available For£1095on Tuesday
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

If you're looking for something truly magical, Candleberry Cottage is just that. This 4 bedroom character cottage is part of an elegantly converted Grade II listed chapel, originally built in 1550 and nestled in Ambleside's historic conservation area. Luxurious bedrooms are characterised by their original arched church windows and dramatic exposed beams.

Available For£825on Tuesday
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £335 to £303
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

This charming character apartment nestles on the banks of the River Leven, in a magical setting at the southern outlet of Lake Windermere. Riverbank Hideaway occupies the ground floor part of an original Lakeland barn on the water's edge, converted with taste and style, with hand upholstured luxurious fabrics to create a special holiday retreat. Perfect for couples or a small family, the riverside setting is idyllic all year round.

Available For£565on Monday
Special Offer
Stone Howe Ambleside
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

This breathtaking Ambleside home enjoys an elevated setting with dramatic mountain views through every window. Stone How is spacious, full of character and ingeniously designed on a single level to make the most of the outlook. Every room brings the outside in, with an abundance of windows and glass panels. The living areas are spacious and stylish, extending to a relaxed conservatory and decked patio - perfect for pre-dinner drinks!

Available For£650on Monday
Special Offer
Wreay Barn Ullswater
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car

Does this cottage have one of the best views of Ullswater? We think so! Wreay Barn is a delightful Lakeland end of terrace barn conversion which was part of the original Wreay Mansions estate in Watermillock, a former hunting lodge popular with the Duke of Norfolk. From its elevated position, it commands spectacular views of Ullswater and the dramatic fells beyond.

Available For£675on Monday
Special Offer
Kirkley Bank Ambleside
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

An outstanding contemporary barn conversion in a sublime location, with famous fell views through almost every window. Only a couple of miles from Ambleside and just a stroll from the acclaimed Drunken Duck Inn, this spacious property is a paradise for walkers or lovers of Lakeland countryside. The views are enjoyed in every sociable space whatever the weather; sophisticated dining room, cosy lounge and even the crisp modern kitchen.

Available For£925on Monday
Special Offer
Home Farm House Ullswater
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Home Farm House is a lovingly restored 19th century building set in the beautiful countryside of the north east Lake District just a few minutes' drive north of the shores of Ullswater. It was once a working farm but now has been converted into a charming holiday retreat. With an eye to detail and quality, the owner has created a highly desirable and luxurious holiday home that is now available for you to enjoy and to form the basis of many happy and fond holiday memories.

Available For£1245on Monday

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Summer Holidays in the Lake District

Summer Holidays in the Lake District 2018

Explore, discover, relax, experience Summer breaks in the Lakes

Attention Lakelovers! Summer’s here and the living is easy. What better way to celebrate than by spending some time in one of our wonderful Lake District cottages? In addition to the activities and outstanding natural beauty that has made the Lake District one of the most popular places to spend summer breaks, this year more than ever, there are a multitude of country shows and festivals to make your summer in the Lakes just that little bit more exciting. Lakelovers have a range of cottages scattered throughout the Lake District, so you can place yourself in prime position for a perfect summer holiday.

Summer home-from-home

There are, of course, times when you may just want to spend your summer break kicking back and enjoying some relaxing time out with family or friends. Our stunning Lake District cottages are set in some of the most stunning areas of natural beauty and are superbly fitted, whatever the weather.

Unwind to cheery summer hits whilst cooking up a gourmet feast in your designer-fitted kitchen. Or slow down and enjoy the long light summer evenings, taking in spectacular views from your Juliette balcony, riverside patio or outdoor hot tub.

You’ll not be able to resist the inviting waters of Lake Windermere, historical villages surrounding the popular Summer holiday destination of Ambleside, popular walking valley of Great Langdale and gastronomic treats of Cartmel; just some of the summer holiday delights waiting for you.

Taste the Lake District this summer

The Lake District has excellent locally produced, seasonal food and drink. Cumberland sausages, Salt Marsh Lamb, elderberries and blackcurrants are just a few of the regions summer specialties. A family barbeque or something altogether more gastronomic, enjoyed from the comfort of one of our Lake District cottages, is a sure way to put a smile on the faces of your nearest and dearest.

A Good Read

Once you’re fed and watered, putting your feet up and enjoying a good book in beautiful surroundings is a guaranteed to deliver some much-needed R&R. Why not get a little closer to the Lake District by selecting a top regional read.

A Shepherds Tale, by James Rebanks, is a perfect summer holiday book! It’s the evocative story of the author’s life in the Lake District. In contrast, you may choose to delve into the Lake District’s romantic past by selecting something by William Wordsworth, enjoyed on a “breezeless summer night” to the sound of returning summer swallows and busy honey bees. Alternatively plan your next adventure by thumbing through one of Wainwrights famous walking guides.

Whatever your budget, a summer holiday in the Lake District has something for everyone and enjoying it in a unique and hand-picked Lakelovers cottage will ensure you the best summer break possible.