Self catering holiday cottages in Windermere, Cumbria, England

Windermere is one of the top destinations for a self-catering holiday in Cumbria’s Lake District.  Located within the Lake District National Park, Windermere is a bustling town located near to Lake Windermere.  This stunning lake is just a short, easy drive away from the centre of town.  With stone-built cottages, town houses, shops and restaurants, Windermere is an attractive place to holiday.  Bowness on Windermere joins on from the town and from here you can easily access Lake Winderemere and take one of the boat trips that are on offer here.  If you enjoy walking, cycling or watersports then a holiday in the Lake District National Park could be just excellent for you.  Enjoy browsing for self-catering cottages in Windermere.

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There are so many great places to discover in and near Windermere.  Bowness joins on from Windermere and is a really picturesque place with wonderful lakeside views as well as an assortment of bars and restaurants.  Boat trips are widely available on Lake Windermere and can be great family fun.  There are also excellent opportunities for walking, hiking and cycling in this part of Cumbria.

Whether you opt to rent a rural retreat or a large townhouse, we trust that you will enjoy visiting this special part of England and hope you find good quality self-catering accommodation quickly and easily that meets your needs.

Featured Self catering country cottages near Windermere, Cumbria, England:

Eskmeals House, Lake District, Ravenglass, Cumbria, England

9 bedroom Georgian Manor House, Lake District.

A beautiful country holiday home, set within 7 acres of gardens close to Ravenglass in the Lake District National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1250 to £2200 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 21 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 15 March 2019 to 18 March 2019;
Late availability: from 15 March 2019 to 21 March 2019;

Longtail Loft, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, England

1 bedroom Cottage Apartment, Lake District National Park.

Romantic retreat in the Lake District with stylish interior and a private warm bubbly spa hot tub, just a walk away from Bowness Village and beautiful Lake Windermere.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £595 to £695 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 17 February 2019 to 20 February 2019; from 17 February 2019 to 19 February 2019; from 04 March 2019 to 31 March 2019;
Late availability: from 18 February 2019 to 18 April 2019;

Longtail Lodge, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, England

1 bedroom Lodge, Lake District National Park.

Stylish and unique one bedroom holiday lodge with garden views, superb balcony area and hot tub, within walking distance of Bowness on Windermere close to the heart of the Lake District National Park, ideal for romantic breaks.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £795 to £895 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 03 March 2019 to 07 March 2019; from 10 March 2019 to 14 March 2019; from 14 April 2019 to 18 April 2019;
Late availability: from 03 March 2019 to 22 April 2019;

Woodend Bothy, Ulpha, Cumbria, England

1 bedroom Cottage, Lake District National Park.

Situated in the Lake District National Park in Cumbria on a large farm estate, this unique stone-built cottage for two is comfortably furnished with a traditional and cosy feel and has a wood burning stove and lovely enclosed garden with the use of a neighbouring field.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £400 to £780 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 18 February 2019 to 23 February 2019;

Woodend Schoolhouse, Ulpha, Cumbria, England

1 bedroom Cottage, North England.

Glorious stone-built cottage standing on its own in the Lake District National Park with spectacular views across the surrounding countryside, recently refurbished and offering comfortable character accommodation with special touches such as a wrought iron style four poster bed, this is a great place to stay for two people on a romantic break.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £400 to £700 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: (3)


Late availability: from 18 February 2019 to 22 February 2019;

We have no cottages within Windermere itself currently. However,the properties listed above are all within a 40 mile radius of Windermere. For more options please take a look at our search assistant or to widen your search, why not take a look at available Last Minute Cottages in England