Last Minute Cottages

Merlin Cottage (LLH29)
Merlin Cottage (LLH29)
Merlin Cottage (LLH29)
Merlin Cottage (LLH29)
Merlin Cottage (LLH29)
Merlin Cottage (LLH29)
Merlin Cottage (LLH29)
Merlin Cottage (LLH29)
Merlin Cottage (LLH29)
Merlin Cottage (LLH29)
Merlin Cottage (LLH29)

Merlin Cottage

Hawkshead Village, Lake District

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Lovely cottage located in the Kings Yard area of Hawkshead, with village facilities right on your doorstep and a short drive to Lake Windermere.

Last minute holidays in the Lake District

We all love looking forward to a fantastic holiday experience, but if you haven’t had the chance to plan ahead, searching for a last-minute cottage in the Lake District couldn’t be easier. With the pressures of everyday life getting in the way, sometimes an impromptu break is just what you need.

Staying at our last-minute cottages in the Lake District offers the chance to unwind, put your feet up and admire some of the best views in the country. It also provides adventure seekers the chance to soak up thrilling activities and exhilarating landscapes all within reach of your cosy countryside cottage.

Whether you’re looking to enjoy a spontaneous romantic break in the seclusion of a tranquil hideaway, or wanting to treat the family in a spacious property close to all the action, our Lake District last minute cottages cater for all tastes and budgets. You don’t have to leave your furry friends behind either as our dog-friendly cottages give you a safe and secure environment for your pet pooch.

Our last-minute self-catering cottages provide the perfect base to explore the surrounding areas and the beauty of the Lake District National Park. You are just a short stroll from miles of trails and pathways whether you fancy exploring by foot or taking to two wheels, and you’ll find a charming selection of villages, nature reserves, woodlands and lakes along the way. Close by you also have access to a range of sights and attractions, perfect for adults and children alike including the World of Beatrix Potter, Grizedale Forest and The Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway.

Spur of the moment trips often create captivating memories and with our range of accommodation options offering late availability, from contemporary converted barns to quaint village cottages, you’ll certainly be spoilt for choice with our last-minute Lake District breaks.

+ / - days


  • Waterside views
  • Fishing onsite/nearby
  • Shop within 1 mile
  • Pub within 1 mile


  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Four poster bed
  • Internet access
  • Games / Play facilities
  • Enclosed garden / patio
  • Hot tub


  • Romantic
  • Family friendly
  • Downstairs bathroom
  • Quirky
  • Apartment
  • Downstairs bedroom
  • Complex of properties
  • Does not allow pets
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