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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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Birslack Cottage Windermere
  • 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.

Available From£325.00
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Slate Cottage Windermere
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 0 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Capturing the very essence of the Lake District this conveniently located contemporary 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, next door to the popular Crafty Baa, with its amazing selection of beers and wines from around the world, and short drive to the shores of the lake - walkable too.

Available From£399.00
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Lazy Bay Cottage Windermere
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 0 car
  • Car Park Available
  • Infants welcome

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

Available From£399.00
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Reston Mill Windermere
  • Sleeps 10
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Private parking for 4 cars
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Infants welcome

Sitting on the edge of the Lake District National Park in the popular village of Staveley, Reston Mill is a great cottage for those seeking accommodation for families or groups of friends. Accommodating ten people in six bedrooms this property offers plenty of space to relax and socialise, and is an ideal base for exploring the Lake District, on foot, by car or on two wheels.

Available From£895.00
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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£499.00
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  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • 1 pet allowed
  • Infants welcome

Set separately, this boutique designer cottage oozes luxury and Lakeland style with walls of glass admiring the tranquil setting, and a spacious, covered balcony overlooking the peaceful view. The cottage lies at the foot of the Kentmere Valley and is set in the secluded informal three-acre gardens of Mirefoot, complete with arboretum and wildlife pond and meadow. If searching for romantic relaxation and escapism on the doorstep of ever popular Windermere, look no more?

Available From£995.00
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Stoat Cottage Windermere
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 0 car

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£325.00
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Steps Cottage Windermere
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 1 car

Capturing the very essence of the Lake District this conveniently located contemporary detached Lakeland cottage has been stylishly refurbished to provide a truly sophisticated and romantic Lake District retreat. This gorgeous Lakeland slate cottage is only a stone's throw from the absolute heart of both popular villages; Bowness and Windermere, as well as being only a short walk to the shores of the lake.

Available From£365.00
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Tizzie Whizie Windermere
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Electric Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 0 car
  • On Street Parking
  • 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£355.00
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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, cottages and luxury caravan holiday homes, only 2 miles from Windermere.

Available From£365.00
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Stone Cottage Windermere
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 0 car
  • 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£355.00
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Todd Fell Barn Windermere
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 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£565.00
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The Grange Lodge Windermere
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Open Fire
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 3 cars
  • Infants welcome

Set in an elevated position overlooking peaceful shared grounds, this sophisticated detached lodge is the perfect place to relax and socialise in a marvellous and tranquil setting. Windermere village is only a short stroll away and a nearby footpath will take you to the shores of Windermere. Stretch out on luxurious furnishings around the woodburning stove, with a wall width window pouring light into the room and of course that wonderful view towards Windermere.

Available From£525.00
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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£365.00
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The Sanctuary Windermere
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Infants welcome

Within a highly individual converted church outbuilding, The Sanctuary incorporates modern furnishings and comfort with the utmost style. It's a treat for one or two couples, or families, looking for something a little bit different in this popular Lakeland village. Overlooking the vast churchyard through patio doors, and with a Gothic stair window, this bolt hole is true to its original character.

Available From£385.00
Special Offer
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private 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£365.00
Special Offer 7 nights 14-21 Dec 2018 now only £328.50 was £365!
Bellflower Cottage Windermere
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 0 car
  • On Street Parking
  • 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£365.00
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Thorndale Windermere
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Children welcome
  • Log Burner
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private parking for 3 cars
  • Infants welcome

Property Update: Please note that the lounge and two of the bedrooms are currently being refurbished – additional photography will be added during the autumn when the work is complete.

Available From£695.00
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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£695.00
Special Offer
  • 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£585.00

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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.