Hand-picked holiday cottages to rent in Skelwith Bridge
Stay in a country cottage in the small village of Skelwith Bridge or its surrounding area to experience the natural beauty of the Lake District and to savour its tranquillity. Enjoy your proximity to the vibrant Lakeland hubs of Grasmere and Ambleside while also being close to country footpaths and trails past scenic tarns and through picturesque fells. Skelwith Bridge cottages offer access to verdant countryside in the spring and summer, yet also become cosy retreats in the autumn and winter. Choose from self-catering holiday cottages to rent in Skelwith Bridge with accommodation suitable for couples, families and groups, along with dog-friendly cottages if you want to bring your canine companion along too.
Discover an array of outdoor activities in this corner of the Lake District. From Skelwith Bridge, find opportunities for cycling, mountain biking and wildlife watching, as well as hiking. Head to nearby Coniston Water or Lake Windermere to go sailing, canoeing or fishing, or book a relaxing cruise to experience the magnificence of the area from the water. Pause in Coniston at the Ruskin Museum, to find out more about Victorian art critic John Ruskin and speed record breaker, Donald Campbell. Visit Grasmere, where William Wordsworth wrote some of his much-loved poetry and sample the village’s famous gingerbread. Dine in a local pub or restaurant or head to lively Ambleside, where there are other wonderful eateries to choose from and unique shops to browse in.