Luxury Cottages in The Lake District

“Luxury is in the midst of a metamorphosis. While luxury once meant the most expensive or most well-known product or experience, today it’s become a way of being or moving throughout the world.”

— Samantha Shankman

Whether through fittings, location, charm & character, or a combination of all three, the following offer a way to move through the Lake District in relaxed sophistication…

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Luxury Ambleside & Grasmere Cottages sleeping 2-4

Wendin Cottage

From
£415
Per week

Wendin Cottage

This dates back to the 18th century and sits beneath the slopes of Wansfell in one of the oldest parts of the bustling village of Ambleside

1 bedroom Up to 2 guests Pet Friendly

Ambleside

Hidden Gem

From
£410
Per week

Hidden Gem

Hidden Gem is exactly that, a perfect hideaway for two providing stunning views out over Ambleside towards Loughrigg and the surrounding fell range beyond.

1 bedroom Up to 2 guests

Ambleside

Apple Tree Cottage

From
£498.75
Per week

Apple Tree Cottage

The perfect choice for a Lakeland cottage holiday, whatever time of year you choose to visit this part of the Lakes

2 bedrooms Up to 4 guests Pet Friendly

Ambleside

Gingersnap Cottage

From
£455
Per week

Gingersnap Cottage

A cosy, traditional retreat perched in an elevated position above the village of Ambleside, ideal for a family and your four legged friend!

2 bedrooms Up to 4 guests Pet Friendly

Ambleside

The Viewpoint

From
£425
Per week

The Viewpoint

Offering a perfect 180-degree view across the slate-covered rooftops of Ambleside towards St. Mary’s steeple and the majestic mountains beyond

2 bedrooms Up to 4 guests Pet Friendly

Ambleside

Heather Cottage

From
£555
Per week

Heather Cottage

Heather Cottage has been lovingly well thought out from the current owners and is a great base for couples and families alike

2 bedrooms Up to 4 guests

Ambleside, Hawkshead & Coniston

Wordsworth’s Stamp House

From
£490
Per week

Wordsworth’s Stamp House

Ideally placed to enjoy the delights of this scenic village where attractions and facilities can be sampled on foot with no need for your car

2 bedrooms Up to 4 guests

Ambleside

Rushbrook

From
£590
Per week

Rushbrook

A quaint, stone-built cottage providing superb facilities for the smaller party. Set well back and nestled amongst mature trees and shrubs

2 bedrooms Up to 3 guests

Ambleside, Rydal

Gingerbread Nook

From
£425
Per week

Gingerbread Nook

Perfectly located, first floor apartment in the heart of romantic Grasmere, ideal for that 'just the two of you' break away.

1 bedroom Up to 2 guests Pet Friendly

Grasmere

White Gables

From
£750
Per week

White Gables

A fine example of an Arts and Crafts property just oozing original features, character, and the unquestionable charm of the era

2 bedrooms Up to 4 guests Pet Friendly

Grasmere

Luxury Ambleside Cottages sleeping 5+

Loughrigg

From
£595
Per week

Loughrigg

A well planned, well-equipped retreat that is sure to be a firm favourite with visitors of all ages, whatever time of year you visit the Lakes

3 bedrooms Up to 5 guests Pet Friendly

Ambleside

Amble Cottage

From
£489.50
Per week

Amble Cottage

Within a couple of minutes walk from the heart of Ambleside. An ideal base for those who prefer the convenience of a village centre location

3 bedrooms Up to 4 guests Pet Friendly

Ambleside

Brackenber

From
£750
Per week

Brackenber

A truly stunning retreat. The perfect place to spend precious time with your nearest and dearest and create magical holiday memories together

3 bedrooms Up to 6 guests Pet Friendly

Ambleside

15 Blue Hill Park

From
£605
Per week

15 Blue Hill Park

Enjoying an excellent location beside Blue Hill Wood on Wansfell making this a superb choice for an outdoorsy and adventure holiday.

3 bedrooms Up to 6 guests Pet Friendly

Ambleside

Oakroyd

From
£605
Per week

Oakroyd

Offering a winning combination of space and comfort and ticks all the boxes in terms of your holiday home wish list

3 bedrooms Up to 6 guests Pet Friendly

Ambleside

Bumble Bee Cottage

From
£594
Per week

Bumble Bee Cottage

Sitting in an elevated position overlooking Ambleside with fantastic views of Loughrigg Fell. you're only a stones throw away from the Ambleside centre.

4 bedrooms Up to 6 guests Pet Friendly

Ambleside

Dovedale

From
£520
Per week

Dovedale

Dovedale boats a superb location in the very heart of Ambleside, just off the main thoroughfare within easy, level walking distance of everything this popular...

3 bedrooms Up to 6 guests Pet Friendly

Ambleside

Tethera

From
£520
Per week

Tethera

Located directly opposite the iconic Bridge House, Tethera enjoys a convenient village centre location, ideal for a family or three couples to enjoy at any...

3 bedrooms Up to 6 guests

Ambleside

2 Sweden Bank

From
£620
Per week

2 Sweden Bank

A much cherished, Lakeland home set elevated above the village, from where walkers can access a wealth of famous walks

3 bedrooms Up to 6 guests

Ambleside

Parkwood

From
£590
Per week

Parkwood

A superb example of a modern-day, self-catering retreat, perfectly placed in a quiet, residential backwater of popular Ambleside

4 bedrooms Up to 7 guests Pet Friendly

Ambleside

1 Cote Howe

From
£600
Per week

1 Cote Howe

1 Cote How sits close to the shores of Rydal Water and is the perfect base for your Lakeland self-catering holiday, whatever time of year you choose to visit.

3 bedrooms Up to 6 guests Pet Friendly

Ambleside, Rydal

Far Nook

From
£1100
Per week

Far Nook

Set well back from Rydal Road enjoying a super convenient location for exploring all that popular Ambleside has to offer

4 bedrooms Up to 8 guests

Ambleside

Luxury Hawkshead & Coniston Cottages

Corner House

From
£480
Per week

Corner House

You’ll find the delightful Grade II listed Corner House tucked away behind the main square and the popular Honeypot coffee shop

1 bedroom Up to 2 guests Pet Friendly

Hawkshead & Coniston

Dell Cottage

From
£580
Per week

Dell Cottage

In the picturesque hamlet of Far Sawrey, Dell Cottage is a luxurious bolthole offering sophisticated styling and exceptional quality

2 bedrooms Up to 4 guests Pet Friendly

Hawkshead & Coniston

Gingerbread Cottage

From
£457
Per week

Gingerbread Cottage

A classic, chocolate box cottage set in the beautiful village of Hawkshead. Perfectly placed along a quiet lane just behind the main square

1 bedroom Up to 2 guests

Hawkshead & Coniston

The Hayloft

From
£430
Per week

The Hayloft

Beautifully placed cottage just 3 miles from Ambleside in the pretty hamlet of Outgate. Sleeps 2 and accepts Pets with walks from the door

1 bedroom Up to 2 guests Pet Friendly

Hawkshead & Coniston

Latterbarrow

From
£550
Per week

Latterbarrow

If you are looking for a romantic hideaway this first and second-floor duplex apartment could be the one for you.

1 bedroom Up to 2 guests

Ambleside, Hawkshead & Coniston, Pullwood Lakeside Apartments

The Boathouse

From
£1690
Per week

The Boathouse

There can be few more idyllic locations than this stunning boathouse set right on the shores of Lake Windermere at the renowned Pullwood Bay Estate

2 bedrooms Up to 4 guests

Hawkshead & Coniston, The Boathouse

Helvellyn

From
£957
Per week

Helvellyn

A first floor luxury apartment with fine lake views and offers excellent accommodation for four within the delightful Pullwood Bay Estate

2 bedrooms Up to 4 guests

Pullwood Lakeside Apartments

Great Gable

From
£850
Per week

Great Gable

This beautiful first and second floor duplex apartment is set in an idyllic location being part of the wonderful Pullwood Bay Estate

2 bedrooms Up to 4 guests

Ambleside, Hawkshead & Coniston, Pullwood Lakeside Apartments

Duckling Cottage

From
£550
Per week

Duckling Cottage

Duckling Cottage is located at the entrance to the prestigious 51 acre Pullwood Bay Estate and provides superb facilities for a self catering break

2 bedrooms Up to 4 guests

Ambleside, Hawkshead & Coniston, Pullwood Woodland Cottages

Skiddaw

From
£678.50
Per week

Skiddaw

A second-floor luxury apartment with fine lake views and offers excellent accommodation for four within the delightful Pullwood Bay Estate

2 bedrooms Up to 4 guests

Ambleside, Hawkshead & Coniston, Pullwood Lakeside Apartments

Buttermere

From
£670
Per week

Buttermere

A beautifully spacious duplex apartment sitting on the first and second floor of the magnificent main residence with lovely garden views

2 bedrooms Up to 4 guests

Ambleside, Hawkshead & Coniston, Pullwood Lakeside Apartments

Fairfield

From
£670
Per week

Fairfield

With the superb lake and garden views from this delightful property offering a perfect setting for relaxing amid glorious Lakeland scenery

2 bedrooms Up to 4 guests

Ambleside, Hawkshead & Coniston, Pullwood Lakeside Apartments

Deer Corner

From
£820
Per week

Deer Corner

A luxurious, country retreat within Pullwood Bay Estate offering superb facilities to ensure your every comfort, whatever season you visit

3 bedrooms Up to 6 guests

Ambleside, Hawkshead & Coniston, Pullwood Woodland Cottages

Wansfell

From
£910
Per week

Wansfell

This luxurious apartment has direct access to Windermere and enjoys breathtaking views over to Wansfell and the Fairfield Horseshoe.

3 bedrooms Up to 6 guests

Ambleside, Hawkshead & Coniston, Pullwood Lakeside Apartments

Wetherlam

From
£910
Per week

Wetherlam

A beautifully presented, ground floor lakeside apartment with superb views over the terrace to the lake beyond enjoyed from most rooms

3 bedrooms Up to 6 guests

Ambleside, Hawkshead & Coniston, Pullwood Lakeside Apartments

Smithy Cottage

From
£595
Per week

Smithy Cottage

Right in the heart of the beautiful cobbled streets of Hawkshead sits Smithy Cottage, a perfect family getaway in the Lake District

3 bedrooms Up to 6 guests Pet Friendly

Hawkshead & Coniston

Peacock Cottage

From
£630
Per week

Peacock Cottage

Peacock Cottage enjoys a peaceful location within the small hamlet of Outgate, midway between the popular Lakeland villages of Ambleside and Hawkshead and is...

3 bedrooms Up to 6 guests Pet Friendly

Hawkshead & Coniston

The Farmhouse

From
£890
Per week

The Farmhouse

Peace, tranquillity, and glorious views in every direction; the spacious social living area lends itself perfectly to special gatherings

4 bedrooms Up to 8 guests Pet Friendly

Hawkshead & Coniston

The Barn

From
£750
Per week

The Barn

An impressive, period barn conversion set in a superb location above Coniston, one of Lakeland’s few remaining true villages

4 bedrooms Up to 8 guests Pet Friendly

Hawkshead & Coniston

Thwaite House

From
£2500
Per week

Thwaite House

Set against a glorious backdrop of Coniston Old Man, Thwaite House boasts an enviable position on the fringes of Coniston

7 bedrooms Up to 14 guests

Hawkshead & Coniston

Luxury Skelwith Bridge & Langdale Cottages

The Lawns

From
£505
Per week

The Lawns

The Lawns is a perfect romantic retreat set in over an acre of natural wooded gardens frequented by deer, badgers and red squirrels.

1 bedroom Up to 2 guests Pet Friendly

Skelwith Bridge

Craghill Cottage

From
£590
Per week

Craghill Cottage

Picture postcard pretty, Craghill Cottage boasts a most enviable position directly on the banks of the River Brathay at Skelwith Bridge

2 bedrooms Up to 4 guests Pet Friendly

Skelwith Bridge

Number One, Chapel Stile

From
£425
Per week

Number One, Chapel Stile

A super modern take on a self-catering cottage and sits proudly at the end of the row of similar properties at Chapel Stile

2 bedrooms Up to 4 guests Pet Friendly

Langdale

Luxury Windermere Cottages

Corner Cottage

From
£580
Per week

Corner Cottage

Traditional barn cottage redeveloped for the modern-day visitor. Thoughtfully designed to provide exquisite accommodation for two.

1 bedroom Up to 2 guests

Heaning Cottages, Windermere and Bowness

End Cottage

From
£580
Per week

End Cottage

Traditional barn cottage redeveloped for the modern day visitor, End Cottage has been thoughtfully designed to provide exquisite accommodation for two.

1 bedroom Up to 2 guests

Heaning Cottages, Windermere and Bowness

Stable Cottage

From
£580
Per week

Stable Cottage

Traditional barn cottage redeveloped for the modern day visitor, Stable Cottage has been thoughtfully designed to provide exquisite accommodation for two.

1 bedroom Up to 2 guests

Heaning Cottages, Windermere and Bowness

The Nook

From
£580
Per week

The Nook

Traditional barn cottage redeveloped for the modern day visitor, The Nook has been thoughtfully designed to provide exquisite accommodation for two.

1 bedroom Up to 2 guests

Heaning Cottages, Windermere and Bowness

The Pod

From
£580
Per week

The Pod

Traditional barn cottage redeveloped for the modern day visitor, The Pod has been thoughtfully designed to provide exquisite accommodation for two.

1 bedroom Up to 2 guests

Heaning Cottages, Windermere and Bowness

The Small House

From
£1290
Per week

The Small House

By no means small, this perfectly formed 3 bedroom self catered house sleeps 6, sits to the rear of The Big House, and oozes character, charm and quality.

3 bedrooms Up to 6 guests

Heaning Houses, Windermere and Bowness

The Big House

From
£3200
Per week

The Big House

A magnificent 7 Bedroom abode, set at the front of the estate affording superb views across the manicured grounds to the fells beyond.

7 bedrooms Up to 14 guests

Heaning Houses, Windermere and Bowness

Beech Rock

From
£3990
Per week

Beech Rock

Impressive Architect designed, contemporary retreat set in a quiet, semi-rural location just a short distance above the busyness of Bowness.

5 bedrooms Up to 10 guests Pet Friendly

Windermere and Bowness

Oakland West

From
£2580
Per week

Oakland West

Offering a clever marriage of its former Arts and Crafts style integrated with a traditional country house and boutique hotel charm

6 bedrooms Up to 14 guests Pet Friendly

Windermere and Bowness

Abbotsgarth Heights

From
£585
Per week

Abbotsgarth Heights

Perfectly placed within a short stroll of the popular Windermere and Bowness, Abbotsgarth Heights sits in a delightfully private cul-de-sac

2 bedrooms Up to 4 guests

Windermere and Bowness