Cottage Holidays in Lancaster, Lancashire, England

Find self-catering accommodation in Lancaster and surrounding villages. We have a selection of high quality cottages and self-catering apartments to book for a few days or a week or two. Lancaster is the county town of Lancashire and is well-known for several landmarks. Lancaster Castle is a great day out. Learn about the famous court trials that have taken place there, and time your visit for one of the regular events, which include activities for children. Lancaster City Museum is housed in a fine Georgian building, and its displays trace the fascinating story of the town, from the Roman era to the present day, in addition to the history of the King's Own Royal Regiment.

Facts about Cottage Breaks in Lancaster

How about a little history during your holiday? Lancaster also has a rich maritime history, which you can discover at the Lancaster Maritime Museum. Housed in the 18th century Custom House, the museum explores the town's contribution to shipbuilding and trade. There may even be a shipping related house to rent or a fishing cottage teeming with character and curios for a unique self-catering holiday.

Are you planning to holiday with the family? We have plenty of family-friendly holiday homes available with baby equipment. A family oriented attraction is Williamson Park, which offers acres of gorgeous parkland and terrific views. This park has play areas for the children, a collection of birds and mammals, and a tropical butterfly house.

Couples and adult groups may consider a night out at the theatre during their break. For theatregoers, Lancaster Grand Theatre is worth a visit, just to see the sumptuous interior. Its programme is varied and includes ballet, plays and concerts. The Dukes is another theatre in the town; this one presents films as well as stage productions.

If you want a more rural experience, the nearby Lune Valley is feted for its scenery. You may be fortunate and find a holiday cottage or log cabin situated close to the valley, a proportion of which will be pet-friendly. Some may be sited beside fishing lakes or golf courses so that guests can pursue their favourite pastimes on holiday. Many visitors like to don their hiking boots and discover it on foot. But if you are a cyclist, Lancaster itself is very cycle-friendly, and a long cycle path goes along the River Lune. Check the property details, bicycles are sometimes provided for guests as part of the holiday.

Featured Browse our cottages, log cabins and holiday accommodation near Lancaster:

Usherwoods Barn, Forest of Bowland, Tatham, Lancashire, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Yorkshire Dales.

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
5 star

Spacious family-friendly and dog-friendly holiday barn with wonderful countryside views out to the Three Peaks, close to the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Weekly Price from: £460
Next availability:
from 12 June to 19 June 20 from 26 June to 04 September 20

Spen Barn, Forest of Bowland, Tatham, Lancashire, England

5 bedroom Converted Barn, Yorkshire Dales.

sleeps 4 - 10 guests
4 - 10
5 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
5 star

Searching for an idyllic rural retreat with a stylish interior which is well located for exploring both the greenery of the Forest of Bowland and the Yorkshire Dales National Park? If so this large 5 bedroom stone-built cottage could be perfect, set by a wooded valley and with beautifully styled accommodation this holiday barn sleeps up to 10 people plus 2 pet dogs.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £801
Next availability:
from 03 April to 06 April 20 from 17 April to 22 May 20

Romantic Slaidburn Apartment, Slaidburn, Lancashire, England

1 bedroom Barn Conversion Apartment, Forest of Bowland.

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1 bathrooms
no dogs allowed
4 star

Romantic rural holiday apartment with valley views, set within the beautiful Forest of Bowland.

Weekly Price from: £265

Briarcroft Fishery Lodge, Preston, Lancashire, England

2 bedroom Riverside Holiday Lodge, North West England.

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
1 bathrooms
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome

Comfortable recently built timber holiday lodge with a fantastic setting right by the River Wyre, enjoy riverside walks, relaxing and fishing whilst enjoying a special holiday here (fishing is possible for two guests at nearby coarse fishing lakes).

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £375

We have no cottages within Lancaster itself currently. However,the properties listed above are all within a 40 mile radius of Lancaster. 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