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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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Richmond Windermere
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars

Located on the south east corner of the Lake District national park, just a ten minute drive from Windermere, five minutes from the market town of Kendal and less than half an hour from the Yorkshire Dales, Richmond is the eastern wing of the magnificent Bannel Head House, a stunning Victorian country residence built in 1900.

Available From£575.00
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Blakeholme Bay View Windermere
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

With breathtaking views over Lake Windermere, this aptly named detached Lakeland lodge offers stylish and contemporary accommodation with a cosy, romantic atmosphere! Whether you are planning your honeymoon or a special occasion, yearning to explore the great outdoors or simply fancy getting away from it all, Blakeholme Bay View is a couple's haven in one of the most desirable Lake District locations.

Available From£525.00
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Domvs Windermere
  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 4 cars
  • Infants welcome

This magnificent period residence is a castle in its own right and proudly exhibits the original tower, now a magical bedroom, with panoramic and simply breathtaking views, arguably the best from anywhere in The Lake District and probably the British Isles. Aptly named this sumptuous place literally has it all and translated the Latin meaning 'LARGE HOUSE', we think this sums it up to a tee!

Available From£1095.00
Special Offer 7 Nights reduced from £595 to £505
Lakestone Cottage Windermere
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

Capturing the very essence of the Lake District this conveniently located cottage has been stunningly refurbished to provide a truly contemporary Lakeland retreat. Tucked away in a peaceful backwater, close to both Windermere and Bowness villages and the shores of the lake.

Available From£395.00
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  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

This luxurious Lakeland Lodge nestles in a row of exclusive luxury lodges within a peaceful setting yet is conveniently located so to take advantage of White Cross Bay 5 star facilities that include a bar, restaurant, shop and leisure club. The shores of Lake Windermere are just a short stroll away from this beautiful lodge.

Available From£495.00
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Gilpin View Windermere
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

In a countryside setting only 10 minutes from Bowness and Lake Windermere, the historic Starnthwaite Ghyll mill house has been tastefully converted into a special complex of character cottages. Delightfully off the beaten track, Gilpin View is one of a row of four attractive cottages overlooking the stream and across the orchard to the lush Lyth Valley, very close to Crosthwaite village and the award-winning Punchbowl Inn (1.5m away).

Available From£375.00
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The Grange Windermere
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private 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£710.00
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Infants welcome

This contemporary Lakeland cottage nestles in a row of pretty cottages within a peaceful setting yet is only a short stroll to the absolute heart of bustling Bowness and the shores of Lake Windermere. Fern Bank Cottage is sophisticatedly and traditionally themed throughout - this is a place to relax, spend precious time together and enjoy all offered in this ever popular destination.

Available From£415.00
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High Cleabarrow Windermere
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 5 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

If quirky features appeal - including centuries old wonky floors, beamed ceilings and original 17th century oak panelling and you seek a holiday home with a bit of a difference, then High Cleabarrow may well tick the boxes for you. This gorgeous traditional Lakeland farmhouse enjoys a wonderful peaceful setting amidst enchanting gardens. With its own tennis court and table tennis room and just a step away from Windermere Golf Club, this property is a special find. Dating back to at least 1704 ( we believe it is a lot older), High Cleabarrow is a delight. Homely, atmospheric, comfortable and full of character, High Cleabarrow enjoys seclusion within its lovely 2 acre gardens whilst the convenience and attractions of Bowness and Windermere are but a 5 minute drive away. At this traditional Lakeland treat, modern living blends effortlessly with the past and the owners have finished it in keeping with its age, yet adding the modern touches of course.

Available From£965.00
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  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private 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£595.00
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Langdale View Windermere
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private 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£515.00
Special Offer Tiggywinkle Beck allows a more bespoke booking arrangement and can be booked for a 3…
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

Nestled on the shores of Lake Windermere in the very heart of the Lake District, Tiggywinkle Beck which sleeps 4, is situated in the Thirlmere area, of White Cross Bay and is located by a small beck. It is just a short walk to the clubhouse, facilities and the lake. A perfect retreat for family and friends with the use of the on-site leisure facilities which includes an indoor heated swimming pool with adjoining sauna and gym. For your outdoor entertainment, the park provides a children's play area, all weather multi-purpose games area, beer garden, picnic area and charming woodland surrounds and walks.

Available From£495.00
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Antrona Windermere
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Located just a five minute walk from the centre of Windermere, Antrona is a contemporary and stylish apartment with a quirky feel that has been created to offer a good standard of accommodation in a superb location.

Available From£395.00
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private 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£385.00
Special Offer 7 Nights reduced from £1095 to £980
Thorndale Windermere
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 3 cars
  • Infants welcome

Thorndale is a stunning detached Victorian House located midway between, and within easy walking distance of the popular villages of Windermere and Bowness that offer a great array of shops, bars and restaurants and which are popular all year round. Thorndale has been lovingly created by the current owners to create a superb property that is ideal for friends and families seeking homely, high quality, contemporary accommodation in a great location.

Available From£695.00
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Priory Lodge Windermere
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Gas Fire
  • Private parking for 3 cars
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

With private pedestrian access to Lake Windermere (and public launching facilities available nearby) this fabulous Victorian lodge house provides a unique and very special retreat for family, friends or two couples.

Available From£545.00
Special Offer 7 Nights reduced from £445 to £400
  • 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£335.00
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car

This attractive cottage occupies a glorious setting with far reaching panoramic views within the grounds of the owner's home in a sleepy village called Levens complete with country pub and shop in the Lyth Valley, a 9 mile drive from the ever-popular Windermere. Birslack Cottage is an ideal base from which to explore the Southern area of the Lake District with many local walks and attractions within easy reach.

Available From£335.00
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One Long Houses Windermere
  • Sleeps 11
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private 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£1625.00
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Gas Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Infants welcome

A boutique old shippon designed with romance in mind, The Shippon is externally a traditional Lakeland bolthole with a modern Italian twist. 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£995.00

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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.