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Windermere Short Breaks

Short Breaks in Windermere Cottages

We have Windermere short breaks that are perfect for that much-needed mid-week getaway or long weekend escape.Windermere, in the South Lakes, is less than 30 minutes from the M6 and has everything you could need from a short break. Most importantly, eating and drinking is easy breezy in the bustling Lake District town of Windermere. From an upmarket fish restaurant, Hooked, to Mediterranean, Chinese and Indian cuisine, try something different for each night of your mini-break. Windermere has the quality supermarket Booths right in the centre and is ideal for self-catering holidaymakers. Why not pick up a bottle of wine and some delicious Cumbrian produce and head to your luxury Lakelovers retreat. For more retail therapy, don’t miss a visit to premium kitchenware shop, Lakeland, where you’ll also find a superb café.

Don’t compromise your special time away. Choose from our quality self-catering cottages, that are all VisitEngland 3-5 star rated. Get in touch with us on 015394 88855 to talk more about our short break holidays in the Lake District.

Start your Windermere short break with a climb up Orrest Head, from the centre of Windermere and suitable for all abilities. With stunning views down over Lake Windermere, you’ll see why this small fell inspired famous Lake District writer Alfred Wainwright to go on to write his popular Pictorial Guides of the Lake Distinct.

Millerground, off Rayrigg Road, is Windermere’s top picnic spot. If you want to head onto the lake itself, Windermere Lake Cruises are only a short mile away in Bowness. From there you can enjoy a steam cruise to Ambleside and Lakeside. There are lots of restaurants, bars, a theatre and cinema and of course the world-famous World of Beatrix Potter in the nearby town of Bowness too.

As well as an all-year round events calendar, including art festivals and sporting events, there are also lots of outdoor adventure companies offering lots of exciting activities during your short break in Windermere. Have a look at our Lakelovers Recommends page to make sure you are getting the best deals and discounts during your flying visit.

Why not get the most out of your short break and start your holiday early by leaving the car behind and travel to Windermere on train. You can leave London on Friday breakfast and be enjoying your private Windermere retreat by lunchtime.

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Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £2750 to £2339
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
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Tizzie Whizie Windermere
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Arrive at this traditional Lake District cottage, right at the heart of Windermere village, and you'll be surprised by the sophistication within. Spread over three floors, Tizzie Whizie Cottage is decadent yet relaxed; finished with natural colours, plumped up with leather furnishings and oozing Lakeland cottage charm.

Available From£355
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  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

We all know luxury comes with a price. Nature of course doesn't have to pay for it and Twitchers Cottage ethos certainly echoes this. Amidst a secluded private 17th century estate, circumscribed by landscaped informal gardens leading to an arboretum and tarn at the foot of the Kentmere valley lies this dynamic and unique architect-designed luxury cottage.

Available From£890
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Forming part of the prestigious Applethwaite Hall development, The Mulberry At Applethwaite Hall provides a contemporary, luxurious retreat for those wishing to be within striking distance of the Lakeland town of Windermere and her busier neighbour, Bowness yet far enough away to appreciate a peaceful, countryside location. One of the exclusive apartments created within a stunning former Arts and Crafts country house, this first floor, spacious apartment offers some superb views across the manicured grounds to the Langdales beyond and an unforgettable self-catering experience in the very heart of the Lakes. The owners are life-long lovers of the Lake District and have created a stylish and comfortable space complimented by artwork and crafts by local artists.

Available From£425
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £475 to £429
Stoat Cottage Windermere
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi

The very charming Stoat Cottage enjoys a central location in the heart of Staveley, a thriving village that has quietly gained a reputation as a destination village for foodie retreats and everything outdoors making it the perfect base to explore the lakes. This mid-19th century cottage has just been beautifully re-worked to offer quality, stylish accommodation with the theme very much on comfort and convenience.

Available From£325
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed

Built around the turn of the century at the height of the Arts and Crafts movement, Applethwaite Hall is one of the Lake District's most remarkable country houses. Recently, and sensitively, redeveloped to an extremely high standard, the Hall benefits from a wealth of period features.

Available From£585
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

The epitome of luxurious loft style living, Robyn's Nest is one of only a dozen properties set in arguably the most prestigious development of recent years, Applethwaite Hall. Located on the second floor of this Art and Crafts building and one of only a dozen careful created homes, Robyn's Nest is an extremely fashionable abode, bang on trend in terms of styling and facilities and ideal for a couple looking for a romantic and special hideaway, whatever the time of year you choose to visit.

Available From£365
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £520 to £468
Stone Cottage Windermere
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • 1 pet allowed

This romantic Lakeland cottage resides in a peaceful setting within the picturesque and popular village of Staveley at the mouth of the breathtaking Kentmere Valley, only a short drive from bustling Windermere. If searching for somewhere special to get away and soak up all the Lakes have to offer, we know you will fall in love with 'Stone Cottage'.

Available From£355
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £1145 to £1031
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
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Todd Fell Cottage Windermere
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

Even in the context of the Lake District, Longsleddale, a mere twelve minutes from Kendal and twenty-five from Windermere, is recognized as outstandingly peaceful and stunningly beautiful.

Available From£345
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £1095 to £987
Langdale View Windermere
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Capturing the very essence of the Lake District this superb four bedroom, four bathroom property forms part of a large gentlemen's residence commanding superb views from the bedrooms towards the famous Langdale Pikes and with seasonal views over Lake Windermere itself.

Available From£499
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 2 pets allowed

This contemporary country Lakeland cottage would be ideally suited to grace the cover of any chocolate box, situated in a gently elevated setting with views over the glorious green valley. Set within a beautiful landscaped select holiday home park known as Ings Mill Park, circumscribed by 5 acres of wooded valley alongside the soothing River Gowan, only a 2 minute stroll from the hamlet of Ings.

Available From£375
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Silver Howe Bowness
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

Hidden from the hustle and bustle of Bowness, step through the gates at Silver Howe and you discover a beautiful home nestled into a rocky outcrop surrounded by mature trees, offering a unique property that makes this the ideal holiday cottage for both family and friends.

Available From£525
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Bellflower Cottage Windermere
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Bellflower Cottage appears, from the outside, to be a typical, Victorian end of terrace house but step inside and you will be instantly taken aback by the cool and contemporary makeover the owners have created. Here old and new blend effortlessly to create a fantastic cottage offering the ideal place to relax with family and friends, situated within easy walking distance of Windermere village.

Available From£365
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Set just a mile from the centre of Windermere town, Deer Wood forms part of the prestigious Applethwaite Hall, designed by none other than Thomas Muirhead whose other works include Old Trafford and Kensington Oval cricket pavilions. One of only 12 luxury apartments within this stunning former country house, the building displays a wealth of original features from the Arts and Craft movement and has been sympathetically reworked to combine modern day facilities with early 20th century heritage.

Available From£425
Special Offer
Todd Fell Windermere
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • Infants welcome

Even in the context of the Lake District, Longsleddale, a mere twelve minutes from Kendal and twenty-five from Windermere, is recognized as outstandingly peaceful and stunningly beautiful.

Available From£825
Special Offer 7 nights reduced from £1300 to £1105
The Grange Windermere
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • Infants welcome

Whilst being only a five minute stroll from the heart of Windermere village centre, this imposing Lakeland residence, encapsulates Lake District luxury living, commanding magnificent panoramic views over Lake Windermere and the timeless Lakeland fells beyond.

Available From£695
Special Offer
Wheatlands Cottage Windermere
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Woodburner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

Capturing the very essence of the Lake District this conveniently located contemporary detached Lakeland cottage has been stylishly refurbished to provide a truly sophisticated Lake District retreat. This pretty Lakeland slate cottage is only a stone's throw from the absolute heart of Windermere village and short walk to the shores of the lake.

Available From£395
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Gowan Cottage Windermere
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Once a thriving bobbin mill, this gorgeous character property is part of the Ings Mill Park development - a select set of cottages set in lush green countryside, alongside the River Gowan and circumscribed by 5 acres of wooded valley between Staveley and Windermere.

Available From£335

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Windermere Short Breaks

Short Breaks in Windermere Cottages

We have Windermere short breaks that are perfect for that much-needed mid-week getaway or long weekend escape.Windermere, in the South Lakes, is less than 30 minutes from the M6 and has everything you could need from a short break. Most importantly, eating and drinking is easy breezy in the bustling Lake District town of Windermere. From an upmarket fish restaurant, Hooked, to Mediterranean, Chinese and Indian cuisine, try something different for each night of your mini-break. Windermere has the quality supermarket Booths right in the centre and is ideal for self-catering holidaymakers. Why not pick up a bottle of wine and some delicious Cumbrian produce and head to your luxury Lakelovers retreat. For more retail therapy, don’t miss a visit to premium kitchenware shop, Lakeland, where you’ll also find a superb café.

Don’t compromise your special time away. Choose from our quality self-catering cottages, that are all VisitEngland 3-5 star rated. Get in touch with us on 015394 88855 to talk more about our short break holidays in the Lake District.

Start your Windermere short break with a climb up Orrest Head, from the centre of Windermere and suitable for all abilities. With stunning views down over Lake Windermere, you’ll see why this small fell inspired famous Lake District writer Alfred Wainwright to go on to write his popular Pictorial Guides of the Lake Distinct.

Millerground, off Rayrigg Road, is Windermere’s top picnic spot. If you want to head onto the lake itself, Windermere Lake Cruises are only a short mile away in Bowness. From there you can enjoy a steam cruise to Ambleside and Lakeside. There are lots of restaurants, bars, a theatre and cinema and of course the world-famous World of Beatrix Potter in the nearby town of Bowness too.

As well as an all-year round events calendar, including art festivals and sporting events, there are also lots of outdoor adventure companies offering lots of exciting activities during your short break in Windermere. Have a look at our Lakelovers Recommends page to make sure you are getting the best deals and discounts during your flying visit.

Why not get the most out of your short break and start your holiday early by leaving the car behind and travel to Windermere on train. You can leave London on Friday breakfast and be enjoying your private Windermere retreat by lunchtime.