Peaceful valleys, tranquil waters and unspoilt vistas of staggering natural beauty; these are but a few of the things you expect when you book a cottage holiday near Lake Derwentwater in the Lake District.
As Cumbria's principal body of water, Derwentwater has long been a hub for holidaymakers. The lake measures an impressive 3 miles long and 1 mile wide and is bordered by some of Lakeland's prettiest fells. From the epic splendour of Friar's Crag to the spoils of the Lake's four islands, Derwentwater truly is a wonder to behold.
Things to do on a cottage holiday near
One of the best ways to enjoy the serenity of Lake Derwentwater is to strap on your hiking boots and circumnavigate the banks of the lake on foot. There are plenty of walking routes in the vicinity which provide the perfect stomping ground for both the intrepid hiker and the daytrip wanderer, with many accessible just a few yards from our Derwentwater cottages.
If you'd prefer to take in the Lake by other means, there are plenty of options open to you. In search of adventure? Exploit the lake's calm waters by kayak, or take to the skies in a hot air balloon to get a bird's eye view of the landscape. Alternatively, lake cruises prove a popular choice for most, with trips departing from various motor launches around the lake.
If you fancy dipping your toe in Derwentwater on your next holiday, take a look at our fantastic range of Derwentwater holiday cottages below.
Please find below self catering holiday cottages near Lake