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Found in the heart of the Lake District, Elterwater is a small
village just west of Ambleside, taking its name from the lake Elter
Water southeast of the village. Situated in the beautiful Great
Langdale valley, an Elterwater cottage is a superb base for a
touring holiday in this idyllic part of Cumbria.
If it's outdoor adventure you're after, then a
self-catering cottage in Elterwater is a great choice, as it sits
within a region renowned for its excellent walking trails,
Elterwater being the gateway to the famous Langdale valley, much of
it owned by the National Trust. Picture white-washed cottages with
slate roofs, sheep grazing in fields and Lakeland peaks towering in
the background. A little known and very attractive waterfall,
Skelwith Force can be found at the Elter Water Lake, with Colwith
Force also being nearby, making a perfect opportunity for a
stunning walk. For more inspiration on how to spend your holiday in
Elterwater, browse our
Lake District Travel Guide.
Places to Visit near Elterwater
With an Elterwater holiday cottage, you'll be in the perfect
spot for seeing the Lakes in all its glory. Travel over to Grasmere
to visit Dove Cottage, the home of world-famous poet William
Wordsworth, where some of his most famous works were written, or
walk to the summit of Loughrigg Fell, a popular choice for all Lake
District lovers, boasting amazing views of the dramatic landscapes
found in Ambleside. While you're in the area you mustn't
miss a chance to visit the World of Beatrix Potter especially if
you have little ones, to meet Peter rabbit and friends! Places to
visit near our Elterwater cottages include: Ambleside,
Types of Holiday
If you are looking for some luxury in your Elterwater
accommodation then have a browse of our
luxury Lake District cottages for something in the area, or if
you want to bring your four-legged friend along. choose from our
dog-friendly cottages in the Lake District so the whole family
If you're looking for self-catering accommodation in the
heart of the Lake District, look no further than our cottages to
rent in Elterwater - browse and book yours today with Sykes!
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