A true Lake District hideaway. Situated at the end of its own gravel drive, with 2.5 acres of land to roam in this beautifully renovated Elterwater property withs its own woodland and stream. Just a 10-minute walk into the village itself, with the famous Britannia Inn and a delightful coffee shop and walks galore. The Eltermere Inn just a 5-minute stroll from your front door. An ideal location to relax and take stock while enjoying the encompassing views of Red bank, with Helvellyn proudly peeking through in the distance.
This modern first floor apartment, one of only four, offers an excellent base from which to explore the Lake District whilst enjoying the fine amenities that Bowness has to offer throughout the year
This beautiful first and second floor duplex apartment is set in an idyllic location being part of the wonderful Pullwood Bay Estate, just two miles from Ambleside on the west shore of Lake Windermere.
In a quiet residential area overlooking Ambleside this comfortable detached bungalow will make an excellent location for your holiday at any time of the year. It is located at the foot of Wansfell in an elevated position
A beautiful property in a former gentlemen's residence, this apartment split over two floors offers a spacious holiday for a family or a couple. Well-equipped and offering plenty of room for a relaxing stay. This apartment was the original 'Writing Room' for the building and still has the exact space to sit and reflect on the day.
Right in the heart of Thornthwaite and just a short distance to Braithwaite, this wonderfully located ground floor apartment is a dream for all wildlife lovers and walkers. With its elevated position you can take in some of the most amazing views north lakes has to offer. The peace and tranquillity Kirkstones has to offer is second to none, yet only a mile to Bassenthwaite with pubs such as the Pheasant Inn and Ivy House
For those of you wanting a central getaway, this is the apartment for you. The location is quiet yet all the village amenities are only a short level stroll away.
With so many walks to do in the area, just leave the car for the duration and enjoy Wansfell, Loughrigg and many more.
Beech Cottage enjoys an enviable location in the tiny hamlet of Skelwith Bridge - the gateway to the fabulous Great Langdale Valley - and with so many fine walks to do in the immediate area your days can be full of activity. The Cumbria Way passes close to the cottage and you are a short stroll from the ever popular Chesters-by-the-River and also the Skelwith Bridge Hotel.
Steeped in character this charming Lakeland cottage offers all the ingredients of a Lake District holiday at any time of year. It retains the original character features whilst creating a home from home in a delightful location.
Set in a residential area on a private road, Riggside is an attractive, spacious semi-detached property, providing a high standard of accommodation at any time of the year with spectacular open views of Skiddaw and the Borrowdale valley.
If you are looking for a romantic hideaway this first and second floor duplex apartment could be the one for you. Set in an idyllic location being part of the wonderful Pullwood Bay Estate,on the west shore of Lake Windermere.
Commanding what is possibly one of the finest views in the Lake District, Loughrigg suite offers a high standard of accommodation in the exclusive Loughrigg Brow development - a choice favoured by many of our clients.
Set in Chapel Stile - one of the most picturesque villages in the Lake District and the gateway to the Langdale valley, Mellbreak is superbly located, surrounded by fells such as Pike o'Blisco, Crinkle Crags, Bowfell and the craggy peaks of the Langdale Pikes rising at the head of the valley.
If you are looking for a delightful retreat in a quiet setting then Journey's End could be just the place for you. This much loved ground floor apartment takes up a major portion of Brathay Fell ? formerly a fine Lakeland residence, set in five acres of grounds, less than two miles from Ambleside and at the gateway to the magnificent Langdale Valley.
This newly renovated modern apartment is set in the idyllic location of forests and views, less than a mile from Grasmere lake and the village centre. Guests will be delighted with the peaceful setting and the beautiful woodland and lake views from this property which offers a perfect setting for relaxing amid glorious Lakeland scenery.
This is simply a luxurious and wonderful Lakeland hideaway with one of the very best views in the Lake District. The spectacular panoramic lake and fell views have to be seen to be fully appreciated from this penthouse apartment.
We are sure our guests will really have a good holiday at Swiss Cottage with its combination of excellent facilities, great comfort and central location. This white painted detached property is set right in the heart of the Lake District, close to the centre of Ambleside and with open views from most windows across the village to the fells beyond.
Huntingstile North is part of a large country house once owned by the Wordsworths. This beautiful renovated property lies North of the building overlooking Grasmere lake, capturing some of the most stunning views in the Lake District yet only a fifteen minute walk into the village of Grasmere.
Easedale is a delightful rural retreat set in several acres of wooded hillside grounds which are graced with the presence of many different varieties of birds, badgers, deer and red squirrels - one in particular who regularly visits the tree right outside
This town centre terraced house lies on a quiet lane less than a minute's walk from the centre of Ambleside with all its village amenities and will make an excellent holiday destination for those looking for a high degree of comfort in the very heart of one of the Lake District's most popular venues.
Holmdale is in a superb location in the much sought after village of Grasmere, set in a quiet spot on the edge of the village, only a couple of minutes' walk to the amenities. This cottage, set over three floors, has been lovingly furnished ready to welcome guests in 2016.
Crowmire Cottage is one of a small cluster of three cottages dating from the 1730's in a picturesque setting, handy for walking, touring and relaxing in beautiful surroundings.....we are sure our guests will be delighted. Come any time to be assured of a warm welcome and make the most of the Lake District in any season.
Garden Cottage is an excellent one bedroom traditional detached Lakeland cottage, modernised in a contemporary style while still providing a cosy ambiance with warm lighting and welcoming fabrics. Right In the heart of the beautiful Lakeland countryside.
A delightful ground floor apartment with a quiet air of luxury very close to Lake Windermere at Waterhead - an ideal place for a relaxing holiday in the very heart of the Lake District. There are views of the lake from the main rooms and from the garden.
This beautiful ground floor apartment is set in an idyllic location being part of the wonderful Pullwood Bay Estate, just two miles from Ambleside on the west shore of Lake Windermere.
Jasmine Cottage is a pretty character property nestling quietly within the oldest part of Troutbeck Bridge in a small enclave of character properties dating from the 18th century mid-way between Ambleside and Windermere.
This delightful 17thC listed farmhouse oozes character and charm and has been a family home for many years. It nestles in the beautiful village of Troutbeck with wonderful views down the valley, a charming garden, spacious rooms and lots of extras that will make this a truly sought after holiday home.
This spacious apartment over 3 floors is one of nine properties in this outstanding former gentlemen's residence only minutes away from the centre of Grasmere. Standing proud in landscaped gardens and overlooking Grasmere Lake.
If you are looking for an enchanting 4 Star rural retreat in an idyllic location, quiet yet not too remote, then look no further; this is the place for you. Robins Nest is one of a short terrace of cottages set at the head of a narrow tarmac lane, surrounded by the breathtaking open countryside and woodland of the glorious Tilberthwaite valley.
Just a few minutes' walk to Bowness village and Lake Windermere, Craig View is an attractive house in one of the Lake District's most popular locations. If you are looking for an ideal base for a family holiday or for a number of couples wishing to stay together at any time of the year then Craig View is your answer.
This charming Lakeland stone built cottage is one of a short terrace of four in a picture postcard setting in the Langdale Valley overlooking the River Brathay in the hamlet of Skelwith Bridge
Detached cottages for two are rare in the Lake District so we know that Over the Way will be much sought after and ideal for either a relaxing or romantic stay and a place from which to explore the beautiful surroundings. The cottage is close to the famous Mortal Man and an easy walk to the Queen's Head, a handy little village store is along the road. With so many walks to do from the door you may never need to use the car once you have settled in - Troutbeck is one of the most photographed villages in The Lakes and beloved of artists for its wonderful landscapes and character properties. Accommodation:
This three floor Victorian property, located in the centre of Ambleside, offers the ideal central holiday home. Millans Garth has kept some of its original Victorian charm with original slate stone hearths, quarry-tile flooring in the dining room, picture rail and high ceilings.
There can be few more idyllic locations in the Lake District than this stunning boathouse right on the shores of Lake Windermere in the heart of the Pullwood Bay Estate. Built in the 19thC this charming detached boathouse was once used by the owners of the original mansion house ? now it has been beautifully renovated with all modern facilities and everything you need for your holiday enjoyment.
This is our third time at Squirrel Bank but by far the best due to the excellent renovation that has taken place. We love the location and there are so many walks from the door - well done to the new owners, this is a really lovely place to stay.
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.
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.