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Lake District cottages

Here at Lakeland Hideaways, we are proud to offer the very best selection of cottages in and around the stunning Lake District and the beautiful Cumbrian countryside. Here, you can be surrounded by nature in all its glory. Take in the spectacular views, the deepest lakes and some of the highest peaks in some of the best landscapes in the UK. the country. With fantastic properties that have been handpicked for their appealing features, our cottages provide exactly what holidaymakers are looking for.

Whatever you are seeking for your next escape, we can find a holiday cottage that fulfils your needs – whether that’s a large cottage to gather friends and family for a special occasion, a rural bolthole for two where you can really get off-grid and make the most of quality time together, or a paw-friendly property where the whole family can adventure together. And when you only have a few days to spare, we can also offer short weekend or mid-week breaks in many of our properties so you can make the most of every opportunity.

So, take the time to browse our portfolio and pick out the holiday cottage that’s just right for you. Should you need any help, our team would be delighted to help you plan an unforgettable trip to the Lake District.

Things to do in the Lake District

Full guide to the Lake District

Welcome to our guide to the beautiful Lake District – a place where you can take the time to experience nature at its finest, explore the towns and villages which pepper the landscape and enjoy the stunning picture-postcard views.

The Lake District is instilled with a sense of tranquillity and is a true delight for those from the city. Hop aboard ferries to explore the vibrant centres of Windermere and Bowness, head to Grizedale Forest Park and follow the network of trails or take in some of the best beauty spots that the region has to offer such as Tarn Hows before challenging yourself to climbing a mountain or two or heading out onto the water to enjoy myriad activities.

There’s so much to see and do in this spectacular gem of a region. Read our guide and be inspired.

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Full guide to the Lake District

Lake District villages

The beautiful Lake District is a region sprinkled with a wealth of charming and picturesque villages where you can find the perfect base for all sorts of activities or stop off to enjoy some local food and drink. Spend time in the lovely village of Cartmel which has a wistful air of the past about it, with quaint cottages and stony streets as well as some amazing foodie destinations.

From the ‘prettiest village in the Lakes,’ Hawkshead, in the magnificent vale of Esthwaite with its charming and characterful buildings and endearing narrow streets to one of Cumbria’s most popular destinations, the village of Grasmere with Wordsworth’s tombstone as well as the ‘best gingerbread in the world,’ as well as the gorgeous villages of Cartmel, Kendal, Coniston and Ambleside to name but a few.

Read our guide to all these fantastic locations and let us take you away to one of the most beautiful locations in the country.

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Lake District villages

Dog-friendly Lake District

The Lake District is one of the UK’s favourite holiday destinations for those on two legs as well as four as it boasts some of the most scenic walkies in the UK. But spectacular walks aren’t the only attraction for people and their canine companions – in this guide, we divulge some of the best Lake District attractions which welcome the whole family as well as letting you know about some of the best dog-friendly places to eat and drink and inviting you to browse through a selection of paw-friendly cottages.

So, whether your dog loves to run across swathes of unspoiled sand, scramble around waterfalls, warm his paws in front of a pub fire or jump aboard a vintage steam locomotive, this guide provides everything you need to know.

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Dog-friendly Lake District

Ten of the largest lakes in the Lake District

There is no other place in the land quite like the Lake District with 16 lakes as the centrepiece of this stunning region. In this guide, allow us to introduce you to ten of these lakes and give you some of the best reasons to head to the Lake District for a getaway.

Whether you are interested in the myriad walking trails which skirt the edges of Derwentwater, exploring the northernmost body of water, Bassenthwaite Lake, fishing to your heart’s content or a spot of boating at Coniston Water or to take in the staggering simplicity of Wast Water, then this guide will tell you everything you need to know before embarking on your escape.

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Ten of the largest lakes in the Lake District
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