Self-Catering Lake District Cottages - Enjoy in the Heart of the Lakes

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 in the Lake District that fits the bill. Our Lake District cottages come in all shapes and sizes with a range of quality to suit every taste and pocket. Locations vary from village centre to remote and rural but all are in the most sought after parts of the National Park.

Many of our guests return year after year to their favourite cottages in the Lake District so, if this is your first visit to the Lake District, we hope you will enjoy exploring our website to maybe find your own favourite cottage in which to enjoy many delightful holidays.

The area abounds in 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... but make the most of your busy days out and return to your comfortable Lake District cottage to relax and plan your next activity.

Every holiday booked with Heart of the Lakes includes free Leisure Club membership in the price - a facility much enjoyed by our guests. Many of our Lake District cottages are pet friendly and most are family friendly. Don't miss our fine selection of luxury cottages in the Lake District for couples, perfect for that romantic break or just simply for a relaxing getaway at any time of the year.

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 your holiday in one of our delightful Lake District cottages.

Fairy Glen


  • Sleeps 10
  • Bedrooms 5
  • Facility Rating 5
  • Pets Welcome
  • Wi-Fi
  • Short breaks
  • Character Features
  • Log Burner or Fire
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Views
  • Wordsworth Leisure Club

Where is Fairy Glen?

Swan Lane, Grasmere, AMBLESIDE, Cumbria, LA22 9RH

Information about Fairy Glen

Property ref: 7064

We are sure you will love Fairy Glen - a delightfully spacious and characterful family home in an ideal location on the edge of picturesque Grasmere village. Built in the mid 19thC the property has been sympathetically updated whilst retaining many original features and is sure to please anyone looking for a larger holiday home for either an extended family or a number of couples wishing to stay together. There is much to do in the immediate area and no need to use the car on a daily basis with shops and local services just along the road, plenty of eating places and various  good pubs  close by you will have all your day to day needs on hand. Walks from the door are too many to mention with both rambles and high level peaks accessible.
Grasmere makes a splendid base for a holiday in any season and is always sought after being right in the heart of the lakes. Make sure you visit the Wordsworth museum and Dove Cottage and see the local churchyard where Wordsworth is buried. Rowing boats are available on Grasmere Lake in season - beautiful for a picnic on a sunny day.

Accommodation: The house is on three floors. Front door entrance with room for jackets and boots leads into the welcoming hallway with rooms to either side. The main sitting room to the left has plenty of comfy seating and an impressive wood burner to keep you cosy on the coldest nights (Flat screen TV and free wi-fi). To the right of the hallway is the open plan kitchen/dining room with bay window, open fire and TV. Extra comfy seating makes this a very sociable space, perfect for family gathering, relaxed dining and socialising. The rear hallway beyond the kitchen has a separate utility room, store room and more hanging space. Back door to small rear yard.

The first floor has four bedrooms, three doubles all have character brass bedsteads and stylish en-suite shower rooms whilst the twin has use of the family shower room on the split landing. All bedrooms have good views to fells and village. The master bedroom with king-sized brass bed is on the top floor with feature beams, some sloping roof lines, dressing area and an en-suite with roll-top bath, separate shower, basin and wc.

Fairy Glen has a welcoming feel with lots of home comforts, original stripped floors with rugs, stylish modern bathrooms throughout and gas central heating.

Outside: Private parking for three cars. Enclosed front garden with lawn,mature shrubs and trees and with steps to the front door and patio area.  Village centre 5 minute walk (approx.)

2 dogs by arrangement * non-smoking * duvets/beds made up * towels included * gas range cooker ( extra cooker also in utility room)  * dishwasher * microwave * fridge/freezer * washer * tumble dryer * gas central heating an hot water * gas and elec. included * logs and coal for fires available locally * free wi-fi * cot and high chair to order * garden furniture * parking for 3 cars * Wordsworth Hotel Leisure Club for 6 persons included *

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What our guests say

  • Lovely stay, very comfortable

    / Altar End
  • Our second visit, views still fantastic. Weather mixed but still had a wonderful time.  Deer in the garden.

    / The Conservatory
  • Superb cottage beautifully furnished and equipped with stunning views.  We love the balcony with its gorgeous outlook over the pretty garden and beyond.  Would love to come back, have stayed in many lakeland cottages but this out does them all.

    / Merewood Lodge
  • Came to celebrate our 25th wedding with all the family. What can I say absolutely fabulous, spending time together in a wonderful home made it a very special occasion. Thank you.

    / Low House
  • We've enjoyed our stay at Edenbridge - Great house and great location.  The garage was ideal for storing our mountain bikes.

    / Edenbridge
  • Will definitely recommend Skelwith Force to everyone we know.

    / Skelwith Force
  • Great way to spend our wedding anniversary. Cottage perfect as usual. Holiday is never long enough. Many thanks

    / Nurses Cottage
  • Fabulous fortnight with hottest driest weather for years we hope to return.

    / Riversdale
  • Perfect!

    / Rushbrook Cottage
  • Wow, what a fantastic week! Superb cottage in a fantastic location. we had a great week with excellent weather.

    / Crowmire Cottage
  • Lovely cosy cottage, great location, fantastic views, perfect for our first trip to the lakes.

    / Elterwater
  • Thank you for a lovely week staying in this well equipped barn. The view was an inspiration daily. This was a very special get together for family from South Africa & those in the UK - the venue made all the difference.

    / The Barn
  • We had a great holiday, weather was great too and the house a wonderful home from home. We had great walking, cycling and swimming throughout the week. We thought the house was finished to a very high standard and we would definitely use the house and Hea

    / Stoneleigh
  • Very impressed with the maintenance and cleanliness. Very well done to all for keeping up the standards. This is a testimony to the management and staff.

    Very well done

    / Watendlath
  • A beautiful house in a beautiful location. A fabulous surprise birthday with lots of fun had by all. Thank you.

    / Derwentwater House
  • A beautiful place to stay, we loved it and we will return

    / Fisherbeck Farmhouse
  • Beautiful house, lovely walks and scenery, friendly welcome. Loved all the animals sad to go home.  Thank you.

    / Yew Tree Farm
  • Really lovely cottage, great to get away for a long week end. It always feels like we have had a mini holiday in the lakes. Thank you so much.

    / Mary Meadows Barn
  • A beautiful relaxing home from home. Terrific loaction for a walking holiday. You've thought of everything. Thank you.

    / Bank Foot
  • We have had a lovely week in this cosy comfortable cottage with fantastic walks from the door. We've been visiting the lakes for 20 years and can't believe its taken us so long to come and stay in Troutbeck. We'll definately be back to stay at High Fold.

    / High Fold
  • We've had a lovely week and very much enjoyed the beautiful well located Fairy Glen. 

    / Fairy Glen
  • Fabulous House, amazing location, invigorating hikes from the door. Thanks hope to return again.

    / Fairy Glen
  • Great weekend , Great location, Great company, will come again soon.

    / Fairy Glen
  • Another great week end in the lakes, The house great, Location the best for everything you want to do. See you again.

    / Fairy Glen
  • A lovely house with everything you need for a great holiday. Thank you. So nice not to use the cars when going for walks.

    / Fairy Glen
  • Second great visit, certainly won't be the last. 

    / Fairy Glen
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