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HOLEMIRE BARN, barn conversion in the Lake District, Lorton

Lorton cottage

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

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$163

THE STABLE, pet friendly, character holiday cottage, with hot tub in Milton

Brampton house

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

“Excellent location and service” We had a terrific time at The Stables. The owner was incredibly helpful, the accommodation was very cosy and clean and the location was beautiful.

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$100

GRAYRIGG FOOT STABLE, Wi-fi, off road parking, open fire. Ref: 972379

Kendal house

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 4

“The most amazing experience” We had the most amazing time at Grayrigg. As soon as we got there after a long tiring journey from London, we were welcomed with a roaring log fire, home made mince pies and flapjacks. The owners couldn't be more welcoming and the cottage is so beautiful (the pictures don't do this wonderful place justice) and the setting picturesque... I would definitely recommend this place to anyone and hopefully will return ourselves.

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$199

SWALLOW'S NEST, family friendly, character holiday cottage in Penrith, Ref 4231

Catterlen house

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 4

“Beautiful cottage with excellent facilities” We stayed in February at Swallow's Nest and could not have been happier with the accommodation. Everything was very stylish, everything had been thought of and we were warm and cosy despite the February chill. The log fire is lovely to snuggle around. The situation is excellent for the northern Lakes with great access to the M6 and a66. Could not have been happier with things.

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$174

The Snug, Cartmel

Cartmel house

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

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$178

MUNCASTER VIEW , pet friendly, character holiday cottage, with open fire in

Holmrook house

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 4

“Cottage holiday in ravenglass” The position of the cottage for exploring the South West area of the lake district is perfect. The accommodation on a working farm had everything you could wish for and was clean and spacious, with a lovely view towards the mountains. The only thing lacking was an outside area to sit and enjoy a barbecue with the lovely view. The owners were friendly and helpful.

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$129

LADY BARN beautiful stone barn conversion, woodburning stove, pet-friendly

Lindale house

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

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$213

MORESDALE BANK COTTAGE, stone built cottage, with three bedrooms, woodburning

New Hutton house

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

“Truly lovely” I can't recommend this cottage enough. If you like remote and comfortable this is for you. Not only is the cottage ideal with very good facilities and furnishings but the owners are warm and freindly without being in any way intrusive. The setting is perfect with views that change with the weather and time of day. We all loved it.

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$172

“A Home from Home” Very warm welcome and very helpful throughout our weeks stay. Nothing was too much trouble. Would definitely recommend. Very peaceful location. Absolutely lovely. My kids loved it.

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$141

DAISY COTTAGE, patio garden, private parking, rural setting in Catterlen nr

Catterlen house

1 bedroom / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 2

“Very clean and well presented . Plan to stay again soon” We really enjoyed our stay. In fact it only rained on the last day! Would recommend it to as a get away for couples

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$155

27 BONGATE, beautiful gardens, Appleby-in-Westmorland

Appleby-in-Westmorland cottage

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

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$126

TOWER COTTAGE, family-friendly, character holiday cottage, with a garden, in

Kirksanton house

3 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 7

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$118

THE ORCHARD, family friendly, character holiday cottage, with a garden in

Levens house

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

“A real little gem!” What a delightful little cottage, with absolutely all the amenities one could wish for, plus a host and hostess who couldn't do enough for us. The welcome cake and drinks were the icing on the cake. Location was fantastic, with so many activities and attractions within minutes of the cottage. Even the trip up to Beatrix Potter's home was not a long drive. Very happy to recommend this place to anyone wanting a nice little bolt hole".

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$119

2 PARK NOOK, open-plan living, near Waberthwaite

Ravenglass cottage

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

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$92

THE OLD BYRE, beautiful, perfect for families

Warcop house

3 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 6

“fantastic relaxing location” Myself, my husband, our 3 boys and dog stayed at The Old Byre and had a wonderful holiday. The location was perfect and the cottage was a home from home with clear directions and key collection instructions sent prior to stay.

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$201

BECKSIDE COTTAGE, pet-friendly, character holiday cottage, with a garden in

Kirkby Lonsdale house

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

“holiday cottage review beckside cottage” A very well laid out and presented cottage in the praceful countryside between the lakes and yorkshire the ideal place for exploring both. Then cpme back and unwind in comfort

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$167

THE OLD STABLES, pet-friendly, character holiday cottage, with a garden in

Barbon house

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

“A superb location for country lovers” A spacious, well appointed and well located cottage set in the Lune valley. Walk just a few yards down the road and you can see the Howgill Fells and the river Lune. Although located with a few other cottages it feels private, and the owners were very helpful and welcoming. We had a memorable holiday and would certainly consider staying again. Kirkby Lonsdale (a few miles away) has a good local supermarket and plenty of pubs/restaurants.

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$178

ELM COURT, second floor apartment, views of river, in Keswick, ref:972290

Keswick house

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

“Lovely apartment” We had a lovely stay at Elm Court. Great location near Keswick centre but nice quiet and private. Only one gripe, the painter that was there to paint the exterior windows entered our apartment when we were not there and without our permission. When I reported this to the local office I was told they didn't know anything about it and that no-one had a key to enter it anyway. My husband spoke to the painter and he confirmed that the work was agreed with the local office and that he had a key to every apartment!! Better communication to your visitors would be my recommendation.

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$187

SURPRISE VIEW , pet friendly, character holiday cottage, with open fire in

Holmrook house

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 3

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$126

“Fab break!!” We ( 2 adults and 2 boys) went and stayed late December for a 3 night break over the New Year. The cottage was equipped with everything we would need. The wood burning stove was lovely and cosy after a walk out. Could not fault in anyway. We all had a wonderful time!!

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$170

ROA ISLAND HOUSE, family friendly, character holiday cottage, with hot tub in

Barrow-in-Furness house

7 bedrooms / 10 bathrooms / sleeps 16

“What a great weekend” We went for a 40th birthday and took 16 friends along with us. The house was just great in every way. We enjoyed the space, the kitchen and its cupboards full of stuff, the jacuzzi and the massive lounge with roaring fire. I would recommend this for a great weekend getaway with friends or family. It's in a fabulous location right by the sea and very private. My only bug was it was cold but we did go in November! Would definitely go again.

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$468

“Spacious, clean and well positioned holiday home” Hunter's Chase is a large, modern well equipped house, ideally positioned for visiting the Northern Lake District. We visited with a large, mixed age group of 9 from an 8 year old to Grandad in his 80s. All of the bedrooms were well appointed with plenty of storage space. A total of 4 bathrooms plus a downstairs cloakroom meant there were no arguments or queues for the toilet! The two main bedrooms were equipped with large flat screen tvs as well as the lounge. We also made good use of the wi-fi in the house. The kitchen was newly fitted and very well equipped with every type of crockery, cutlery and cooking implement you might require as well as a dishwasher and a large fridge freezer. It's located in a lovely village (although we never tried the pub) with the actual position being very quiet with views over fields and a large garden good for playing ball games. Pooley Bridge nearby has several pubs and a lovely beach by the river and Penrith, also not far away, is a traditional market town with facilities including a swimming pool, cinema and the normal array of supermarkets.

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$290

ARCHERS, ground floor apartment, 2 bedroom sleeping 4, WiFI, Ref 972342

Keswick house

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 4

“No hesitations about recommending archers..” ... except it might get too busy to re-book it again! Having stayed in a different cottage for a number of happy visits to Keswick, my first stay in archers was a reluctant change - but i was more than satisfied, and look forward to returning if i ever have the opportunity to work in the Lakes again. Comfortable, cosy, well-equipped. Great location for being central to shops, but easy access for walks, cycling etc...

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$184

CURLEW COTTAGE, pet friendly, with a garden in Bardsea, Ref 10249

Bardsea house

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 5

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$132

THE DAIRY , pet friendly, country holiday cottage, with hot tub in Milton, Ref

Brampton house

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

“all you want in one place” loved the cottage great layout the woodburner and hot tub are the icing on the cake Owners only to happy to help Good location a wonderful xmas was had by all including isszy the dog

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$121

THE COTTAGE AT GRAYSONDALE FARM, wooden beams, near Lake District National

Cockermouth house

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

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$137

FELLS COTTAGE, centre of town, WiFi, woodburning cookstove, pet-friendly, in

Sedbergh house

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

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$118

Rowan Cottage, Grasmere

Grasmere house

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

“Great location in the centre of Grasmere village” Spacious and well fitted our, quality accommodation, ideal lake district cottage. We booked it for two adults, two teenagers and their Grandmother and it was perfect. Great to be restful after a good long walk, the walk to the tarn is a good start for those our of practice fell walkers too! The local co-op provides a good range of essentials and enough for meals when you,re not eating out. There are a number of good places to eat our, the small and homely bistro being just next door. We managed to see Wordsworth,s house, took a few long (and dry) walks , went to ambleside and Kendal and took a boat ride on Windermere. All in all a great place, great accommodation and a good holiday

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$213

Honeysuckle Cottage, Bowness-On-Windermere

Bowness-on-Windermere house

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

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$184

BISKEY VIEW, ground floor apartment, dog-friendly, WiFi, wonderful views, in

Bowness-on-Windermere house

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 4

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$183

“Great break after recent hospital treatment.” Good welcome pack in accommodation which was appreciated. The cottage was excellent for our requirements with a pet labrador. The location was well placed for touring Cumbria and the Lake District. Although we did not take advantage of the amenities they appeared well managed and very good. We liked the available walks through the valley especially with our dog. Although no doubt temporary ongoing contruction work made for very muddy conditions on the approach to the cottage. The settee was not the most comfortable for a weeks stay.

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$126

LONGWELL COTTAGE, semi-detached, 3 bedrooms two with TVs, character, near

Selside house

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

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$209

FELL COTTAGE, pet-friendly, character, woodburner, garden, in Sandale near

Boltongate house

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

“Excellent cottage” Excellent cottage; well furnished. Lovely situated: nice views (even Scotland!), a good starting point for exploring Lake district, the coast and walks. Va warm welcome by the friendly owners.

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$155

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$119

CARWOOD, wood burning stove, spacious bedrooms, garden with patio, in Dufton

Long Marton house

3 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 6

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$188

Eden House, Bardsea

Bardsea house

6 bedrooms / 4 bathrooms / sleeps 14

“Edan house r” We found the staff to be very friendly and helpful. The property was very clean and well kept, the addition of the hot tub and sauna made the whole weekend I would recommend this property to any couple of group of guests. As we had a lovely stay. It is a credit to Sykes cottages as company . Once again thank you Bryan .

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$460

LONGWELL HOUSE, character, fantastic views, woodburning stove, near Selside

Selside house

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 4

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$177

FELLSIDE COTTAGE, Coniston, Lakeland cottage, private parking, traditional

Grizebeck house

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

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$166

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Cottages and log cabins in the Lake District

If you're looking to experience the most magnificent natural scenery England has to offer, you can't go wrong with the Lake District. Book a rural retreat, like a charming cottage or log cabin, to really make the most of your time in this spectacular landscape.

Breathtaking natural beauty

The Lake District's lush fells and valleys are scattered with small villages; charming clusters of cottages in a landscape that hasn't changed in centuries. Why not choose a cozy cottage in one of these quiet rural communities as your base? Or a secluded log cabin to put you right in the heart of the area's natural beauty?

Explore the 16 lakes, meres and tarns scattered across the county and you'll see cottages nestled on the shore with unparalleled views over the water. But if you prefer the atmosphere and amenities of a market town, you're still spoiled for choice with picturesque options like Keswick, Ambleside and Penrith.

Things to do in the Lake District

If you're seeking the classic Lake District experience, head to Lake Windermere. Here, you can take a boat trip on the water while marveling at the magnificent peaks surrounding you. There are plenty of vacation homes dotted along the shore in pretty spots such as Bowness-on-Windermere.

Nearby Ullswater doesn't disappoint, either, with plenty of pebbled bays along the lakeside to stop for a picnic and skim some stones across the water. While you're there, don't miss the spectacular waterfalls of Aira Force; with ample parking and a variety of walks, it's the perfect place for a family trip.

Speaking of family trips, one of the most popular attractions is The World of Beatrix Potter. This center celebrates Peter Rabbit author Beatrix Potter and all the work she did to preserve the land and livelihood of the Lake District.

Inspiration

With its inspiring scenery, wealth of activities and relaxed pace of life, the Lake District is a fabulous staycation destination for families. Renting a cottage or log cabin gives you all the flexibility and space of your own home and sets you up perfectly to enjoy England's most picturesque landscape.

Why Cumbria?

Are you up for an outdoor adventure? Booking your vacation rental in Cumbria gives you the chance to make the most out of the rolling hills, stunning scenery and tranquil lakes. Pick yours today before they all go!

About Cumbria

On the northernmost point of England, Cumbria is one of the largest counties in the country. However, you won't find many built up areas here. Most of the landscape has been left untouched by developers and builders, and lets nature flourish within its borders.

With such an abundance of nature and peacefulness, it's no surprise that lots of artists and authors have come here to try their craft. William Wordsworth, John Ruskin, Beatrix Potter and Ken Russell were all inspired by this magnificent area.

What to do

For something a little different, try the Predator Experience in Cartmel. Choose the creature or creatures you want to interact with and spend a day learning about them. There are bird of prey falconry days, reptile and mammal experiences and you can even go walking with wolves!

There are several waterfalls throughout this part of the Lake District, so why not climb up and see one? Aira Force in Penrith is spectacular.

Top Cumbria travel tips

Come to a vacation rental in Cumbria and embrace the great outdoors! You'll never have another trip like it.

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Sunnyside Cottage
Stunning View!

The garden view is enchanting but pales as your eye sweeps over the hillside and dales God extravagantly sculpted here. The cottage/apartment is comfortable and we'll appointed for rental use. If we lived within a hundred miles we'd keep Sunnyside Cottage a secret and go as often as possible! … see more
La Fina
Well equipped, relaxing, well-modernised spacious terraced house

Lovely new bathrooms, more TVs than you could ask for, well equipped kitchen, plenty of comfy chairs and sunny small yard. Very comfortable and a pleasant, restful place to be. … see more
Twazabarn - near the Lake District and Dales National Parks - Sleeps up to 6
Our first experience of booking through FlipKey was absolutely fantastic - Twazabarn was spectacular.

From the moment of our arrival Carole was the perfect hostess. She was warm and friendly, she explained the workings of her cottage in detail and was easily accessible for the one problem we had. The cottage had everything we could wish for and was perfect for our party of 4 seniors. It was in immaculate order and very tastefully furnished. It was a very good base for exploring the area, close to the township but totally quiet at night. The township had much to explore and the locals were all friendly and helpful. We would definitely recommend this cottage - it was warm and cosy and the wood heater made for great ambience. No complaints at all..see more
The Dove Cot 4* romantic cottage Ambleside
Delightful Cottage in Great Location

My wife and I stayed in this cottage for several nights in October. We loved it. It is nicely decorated, was fresh and clean, the kitchen had everything we needed for cooking and the location is very convenient to everything in the Lake District. It is in a very quiet, peaceful location. The big, deep jacuzzi was great. We would definitely recommend it for a romantic getaway.see more
Bridge Cottage - alongside River Greta in Keswick
Beautiful cottage in a perfect setting!

My boyfriend and I spent a few days in Bridge cottage just after New Year. We loved our stay there, it is easy walking distance into town whilst being out of the way down a quiet dead end road. The river is right next to the property and as the weather was sadly against us during our stay, we spent a lot of our time just enjoying relaxing in the cottage. The parking allocation is great, right next to the property. There are also many footpaths right on the doorstep which we would love to return to and explore. WE are hoping to visit again (in the summer next time) and explore the area further.see more
Bowderdale Foot: historic farmhouse beautifully situated in the Howgill Fells
Priceless

One of the best holiday homes that pay attention to detail especially for baby accessories. Everything you could think of and more. We will be back! … see more

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