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Lake District Short Break Cottages

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Modern detached lodge at Fallbarrow Park, near Bowness-on-Windermere. Sleeping 6. Large deck and outside furniture. Sorry No pets. Bowness 0.2 miles, Windermere 1.5 miles, Ambleside 5.2 miles Onsite facilities. (Ref. 1068844)

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3 nights from £515

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This charming lodge rests on the South Lakeland Leisure Village near Carnforth in Lancashire. Decked balcony. Contemporary style. Excellent location. Capernwray 3.2 miles; Windermere 21.9 miles (Ref. 1131323)

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3 nights from £465

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Pretty Lakeland cottage set in cobbled courtyard just outside Ambleside. Cosy and welcoming with riverside garden close by. Private parking for one car. (Ref. 1041364)

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3 nights from £429

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Baystones, a lovely holiday apartment resting in the scenic town of Keswick, Cumbria. Smart TV. Permit Parking. Family-friendly. In National Park. Bassenthwaite 7.7 miles; Cockermouth 14.5 miles; Ullswater 15.9 miles. (Ref. 1154055)

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3 nights from £481

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Latrigg Lodge is a lovely pine lodge resting in Burnside Park near Keswick, Cumbria. Smart TV. Electric fire. In a National Park. Off-road parking. Bassenthwaite 6.1 miles; Cockermouth 13.4 miles; Ullswater 15.7 miles. (Ref. 1145197)

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3 nights from £444

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This Pet Friendly spacious stone cottage located in the heart of Windermere, close to village centre with all its amenities. Roadside Permit Parking, En-Suites, WiFi. Wood-burner. (Ref. 1152377)

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3 nights from £393

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Holmere Bank is a Grade II listed property situated in Yealand Conyers near Carnforth, Lancashire. Open fire. Cinema room. Pet-friendly. Capernwray 4.2 miles; Lake District National Park 8.8 miles. (Ref. 1142017)

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3 nights from £1339

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5 Ladstock Hall is a welcoming duplex apartment located in the picturesque village of Thornthwaite, near Keswick, Cumbria. Countryside views. Smart TV. Bassenthwaite 9.1 miles, Ullswater 18.9 miles; Cockermouth 11.3 miles. (Ref. 1149304)

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Sunny Brae is gorgeous, detached cottage in Lindale near Grange-Over-Sands, Cumbria. Woodburning stove. Driveway parking. Feature bath. Lovely views. Cartmel 3.9 miles; Kendal 11.4 miles; Lake Windermere 13.5 miles. (Ref. 1149451)

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3 nights from £585

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Larch Cottage at Esthwaite Water, a lovely holiday bungalow nestled by Hawkshead, Cumbria. Single-storey. Off-road parking. Open-plan. Woodburning stove. Private garden. Ambleside 6.2 miles; Kendal 18.7 miles. (Ref. 1131715)

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3 nights from £565

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Winder Ghyll is a charming cottage located near the quaint village of Askham in Cumbria. Single-storey. Pet-friendly. In the Lake District National Park. Penrith 5 miles; Ambleside 30.2 miles; Bowness-on-Windermere 33.4 miles. (Ref. 1150898)

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3 nights from £482

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Old Watermill in a superb conversion of a 17th century watermill situated in Allithwaite, Cumbria. Open-plan living. Smart TV. Woodburning stove. Cartmel 2 miles. (Ref. 1148973)

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3 nights from £462

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The Wonky Burrow is a stylish, lower-ground-floor apartment nestled in the outskirts of Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria. Close to amenities. Pet-friendly. Windermere Train Station 1.3 miles: Ambleside 5.6 miles; Kendal 9.5 miles. (Ref. 1141446)

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3 nights from £363

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Yew Beck is a beautiful, reverse-level, barn conversion in Rusland near Ulverston, Cumbria. In Lake District National Park. Countryside views. Woodburning Stove. Lake Windermere 8.8 miles; Coniston Water 9.2 miles; Kendal 23.1 miles. (Ref. 1131714)

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3 nights from £372

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Lodge with hot tub and views over Lake Windermere. Sleeps 2, Four poster bed, woodburning stove.WIFI available. up to 3 medium dogs welcome. No babies/children. Not suitable for the infirm due to layered decking area. (Ref. 1041749)

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Deer Leap is a detached farmhouse situated in the village of Satterthwaite, in heart of the Grizedale Forest, Cumbria. Detached. EV charging. Smart TV. Ambleside 9.3 miles; Kendal 18.6 miles. (Ref. 1143195)

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3 nights from £960

  • Sleeps6
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Brimstone is a sleek, duplex apartment over the second and third floors, resting in the village of Backbarrow near Ulverston, Cumbria. Off-road parking. Lake Windermere 10.1 miles; Coniston Water 11.2 miles. (Ref. 1147357)

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3 nights from £464

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Gressingham 7 is a delightful, single-storey lodge settled into Warton, near Carnforth, Lancashire. Close to a lake. Watersports facilities. In AONB. Lancaster 8.8 miles; Laker District National Park 9.9 miles; Forest of Bowland AONB 24.5 miles. (Ref. 1150607)

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3 nights from £640

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Ashmead Cottage is a thoughtfully-presented, one-bedroom property resting in Hawkshead, Cumbria. In Lake District National Park. Original beams. Smart TV. Ambleside 4.7 miles; Kendal 17.1 miles. (Ref. 1064484)

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3 nights from £390

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Lilymere Boat House, a stunning lakeside property is located near the historical town of Sedbergh. Between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. Kendal 7.7 miles; Hawes 19.3 miles. (Ref. 1149646)

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3 nights from £975

The Lake District is one of the country's finest National Parks, a perfect retreat for couples, friends and families alike. Embark on a Lake District short break for an experience filled with activity, scenery and a wealth of unique opportunities.

Why a Lake District Short Break Cottage?

It is no surprise that Lake District mini breaks are so popular, with the region displaying its idyllic lakes and fells. Avid hikers and climbers will adore a Lake District short break, with seemingly endless opportunities at your disposal. Hike one of the UK's highest peaks, Scafell Pike, or try your hand at some exhilarating water sports on Windermere. Return to your Lake District weekend break cottage to unwind after each day of adrenaline-pumping adventure. Choose to enjoy your Lake District getaway in a stone-built cottage, majestic manor or secluded lodge. Our Lake District Travel Guide is the perfect tool for making the most of the area's attractions.

Places to Visit in a Lake District Short Break Cottage

No matter if you're walking, cycling or driving through the Lake District, you are certain to stumble upon its characterful towns and villages. Explore a number of market towns exuding charm during your Lake District mini break, offering quirky cafés and first-class restaurants. Also find an array of attractions appealing to people of all tastes and ages, from the enthralling to the laid-back. If you're enjoying a long weekend in the Lake District, consider visiting; Ambleside, Bowness-on-Windermere, Coniston, Kendal, Keswick and Penrith.

Types of Lake District Holidays

A holiday in the Lake District can be enjoyed in many different ways, from your location to the style of your holiday home. Those looking for something different will adore a Lake District glamping holiday, while our country Lake District cottages offer a rural retreat. Include the entire family with our choice of dog-friendly Lake District cottages, or escape with your other half to a romantic Lake District cottage.

Alternatively, take a look at this full collection of short break cottages in the UK