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Property Reviews

a review about Highfold in Ambleside
Ambleside, Ambleside/Troutbeck
What a privilege to be the first visitors to this property, it surpassed all our expectations, everything we needed (and more) was here to help us enjoy our walking weekend. All the facilities have been finished to a very high standard. Thank you, we will be back.The McCormicks
a review about Number One in Chapel Stile
Number One
Chapel Stile, Langdale Valleys
Wonderful country retreat with every amenity, beautiful location, great walks and fab pubs

Welcome to Heart of the Lakes

Offering a wide range of Lake District cottages, apartments and houses

Here at Heart of the Lakes, we offer you a fine selection of Lake District cottages sleeping from just two up to the largest sleeping ten. Whatever time of year you choose to stay, you will find one of our self-catering cottages that’s perfect for you.

We have handpicked our collection of Lake District cottages in the hope that we can fulfil the needs of any guest. Browse our dog friendly cottages for all properties that accept at least one dog. Or if you’re looking for a holiday for you and your loved one, why not book a romantic cottage break with us, the Lake District is such a beautiful location for a romantic holiday.   

Locations vary from village centre to more remote locations but all are in the most sought after parts of the National Park. Our cottages in Ambleside are perfectly placed to explore the northern edge of Windermere and the surrounding mountains, some are tucked away on the edge of local villages and make up our collection of rural holiday cottages. Another popular location for cottage holidays is the Northern Lakes area with the beautiful Derwentwater being a draw for tourists. Browse our Keswick holiday cottages to find a home from home in this gorgeous spot.  

The Lake District is full of places to visit, beautiful scenery, lakes and mountains, wonderful food, country pubs, pretty villages, lake cruises and boat hire. In fact there is so much to do that you may not have time to fit it all in! Check out our things to do in the Lake District guide for advice on restaurants, activities, and places to see during your Heart of the Lakes holiday.

Every holiday booked with Heart of the Lakes includes free Leisure Club membership in the price - a facility much enjoyed by our guests.

If you have any queries please do contact us for individual attention. Our expert booking staff will be able to answer any questions to make sure that you choose the most perfect spot for your holiday in one of our delightful Lake District cottages.

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