Self-catering country cottages in Cumbria - the Lake District

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Cumbria, a Mecca for walkers with acres of unspoilt hills and lakes in the north west of England. Find interesting scenic walks, daffodils in the spring, peace and quiet.

We have cottages, log cabins and large houses for self-catering holidays and short breaks in Cumbria and the Lake District.  Enjoy spending time amongst the natural beauty of mountains and lakes.

The following self-catering holiday cottages are located in Cumbria.  Please click on the images for details and contact owners directly for availability and bookings.



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Sleeps 6,  luxury 5 star cottage in Cumbria

Award winning self catering accommodation in Cumbria.  The Lodge won an award in 2008 for Cumbria's Self Catering Holiday of the year.  This property offers luxury accommodation for up to 6 people in 3 bedrooms.  Of note, there are 3 bathrooms at this cottage and the emphasis is on comfort. 

All the bedrooms are double bedrooms.  In two of the bedrooms there are king-size beds and in the third there is a super-king which can be converted to a twin if you prefer. Lovely location. High quality cottage for a superb holiday in Cumbria.

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Sleep 6-10,  luxury cottage in Cumbria

Langdale Cottages have two high quality self-catering cottages to rent located in the pretty village of Elterwater in Cumbria.  Located within the Lake District National Park, Ambleside and Lake Windermere are both within easy reach.  Meadow Bank is a stone and slate built house which has 4 bedrooms and is 4 star Visit England assessed.  Garden Cottage sleeps 2 and has been rated as being a 3 star Visit England standard. 

There is also an additional garden chalet which can also be rented by arrangement.  

View details of Meadowbank luxurious holiday cottage in Cumbria.


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Sleep 2-6,  3 stars - Eskdale in the Lake District

Fisherground Farm Cottages and Lodges are set on a hillside.  There are 2 cottages and 3 wooden lodges sharing this wonderful hillside setting with excellent views of the nearby fells.  With a games room, pool where children can enjoy rafting as well as a children’s play area, there is plenty to keep the family entertained. 

Located within the Eskdale Valley, Scafell Pike is accessible from nearby Eskdale.  There a number of excellent walks nearby as well as further afield.    

Phone for a colour brochure: +44(0)1946 723319


Sleeps 2-14 in House and Flat

Self-catering in the Lake District of Cumbria for Lakes and Fells
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This unique self-catering holiday home is stone-built and was formerly a grain-house.  With exposed wooden beams, Fell House sleeps up to 10 in charming accommodation.  Additional numbers by arrangement can be accommodated in the flat. 

This could be an excellent base for exploring the Lake District National Park or the Yorkshire Dales.  A wireless internet connection is available from Fell House and the Flat.

Tel: Steve on 01858 555476

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  Comfortable 2 bedroom cottage in Cumbria

Orange Hill Cottage is one of the Lake District properties that are part of the Sally’s Cottages collection.  This pretty cottage is white washed and offers comfortable self-catering accommodation for up to 4 in its 2 bedrooms. 

Located within the scenic Eskdale valley, this is a great location for exploring the Lake District National Park.  For more information on this property click on the photo or call Sally on 017687 80571.  Sally’s Cottages also feature a number of other good quality Cumbrian cottages and self-catering farmhouses.



Sleeps 2-6 in a Coach House and apartment in Eskdale - Holmrook, Cumbria


Take a look at these rural retreats in Eskdale Green in Cumbria.  There is a dog friendly self-catering apartment to sleep 4 and a pet-friendly holiday cottage for two.

Discover the spectacular scenery of the Lake District from this scenic valley.  A trip to Lincove Bridge and Wasdale Valley are to be recommended for the excellent view points and photo opportunities.


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The coach house in Eskdale, Cumbria, sleeps 2
Self-catering holiday apartment and other holiday accommodation in the Lake District of Cumbria
Apartment and Coach House with views of hills in Cumbria
Telephone Edna now to book on 01946 723 374  or  click on cottage photo.


Eskmeals House - large house in Cumbria - self-catering for a group of up to 21

lareg house for self-catering for groups of up to 21 Lake DistrictTake a look at Eskmeals House for country living at its best.  With 9 bedrooms, a lounge, a dining room, a drawing room and 5 bathrooms this large country home is located near Ravenglass not far from the coast in the beautiful Lake District National Park.  With extensive gardens and grounds this house could be an excellent choice for special celebrations, family reunions or other special getaways.  

Phone 01229 717151 or click on image for details of this large self-catering house in Cumbria.



Newtown House boasts impressively high ceilings, many original features including open fires and incredible sea views. Knott View is a character property built in the 1600’s, set in a rural location with a large enclosed garden and countryside views. Both properties are situated in the Lake District National Park.

Just a mile and a half away, past a ruined Roman bath house, is the village of Ravenglass, a Roman port and favoured destination of smugglers. An isolated beach cove at the end of the drive is the perfect place for a picnic and there are miles of country walks to be enjoyed direct from the door. Newtown House and Knott View can be rented as one big house that sleeps 20.

seaside cottage cumbriaThe Ravenglass estuary, directly opposite one of our cottages, is a haven for birdwatchers and conservationists. A stroll along the sands reveals the rich history of the village, once a Roman port and favoured destination for smugglers. All guests receive free entry to Muncaster’s 70 acres of gardens, the World Owl Centre and Meadowvole Maze, and discounted entry to the medieval castle, home of the Pennington family.

Nearby, a miniature railway, 'L’al Ratty', travels through seven miles of beautiful countryside, ending its journey at the visitor centre in Eskdale at the foot of Scafell Pike, England’s highest mountain. Visitors looking for an action packed holiday can enjoy superb fell walking, dedicated cycle routes, horse riding, golf and fishing. 


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Woodend Cottages in the Lake District National Park enjoy a stunning setting near the Cumbrian mountains.  Set high up on Birker Fell near the Eskdale and Duddon Valley, this is a truly beautiful part of the Lake District.  The cottages are wonderful rural retreats, surrounded by hills and moorlands.  

Enjoy excellent walking opportunities from the door.  You can also enjoy fishing nearby.  These cottages are part of the Woodend Farm estate and enjoy a wonderfully rustic setting.

Click for more information on self-catering holidays near Scaffell Pike.

Lovely log cabin in Cumbria with a warm and cosy feel, use of swimming pool, sleeps 2-4


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secluded and cosy self-catering

The owners of this holiday cabin at Neaum Crag pride themselves on offering quality self-catering holidays in the English Lake District.

Neaum Crag is a development of privately owned holiday homes in the heart of the Lake District National Park near Ambleside.  These wooden holiday lodges enjoy a secluded location amongst an impressive 18 acres of woodlands.  Lake Windermere is within easy reach, as are a number of the naturally beautiful attractions of the Lake District.  Enjoy exploring Langdale Valley for some of the best walking country in the Lake District.

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King size bed for ultimate comfort

Bright and airy log cabin living room

Easdale Tarn is a comfortable 2 bedroom holiday log cabin which sleeps up to 4.  Guests here enjoy use of the excellent shared leisure facilities on site which include a swimming pool, sauna and Jacuzzi.  Private parking is available for two cars.  

Click on photos of the log cabin for more information on this good quality holiday log cabin with a kingsize bed in the English Lake District.
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