Hand-picked cottages to rent in Stavely, Cumbria
Head to charming Staveley in Cumbria for a magical break in the beautiful Lake District National Park. Find holiday cottages in Staveley or close to the attractive village, which sits at the bottom of the picturesque Kentmere Valley. Venture out on foot from home to discover this tranquil corner of the South Lakes, with its undulating countryside and sweeping vistas. Find Staveley cottages to rent that are dog-friendly so furry paws can accompany you on hikes up nearby summits and along the Kentmere Round. Browse romantic accommodation for couples seeking a quiet retreat, as well as families and groups looking for lodges or holiday cottages to suit larger groups. Choose from self-catering abodes where you can serve delicious home-cooked dinners on nights in together around a roaring fire or out in the sunshine in your garden on summer evenings.
Staveley and the surrounding area are ideally placed for access to Windermere, Ambleside, Bowness-on-Windermere and Kendal, as well as Lake Windermere itself, where you can go rowing, canoeing, kayaking or sailing. From Windermere town walk to Orrest Head for magnificent Lakeland vistas. Go shopping and stop for some traditional Cumbrian food in Ambleside and from the pier at Bowness-on-Windermere take a steam cruiser out on the water. Spend time in Kendal, visiting museums and galleries and climbing up to the castle on the hill. Catch a festival or live music event while you are here and browse in independent shops selling craft beer, artisan bread and cakes, and of course, mint cake.