Self-Catering Lake District Cottages - Enjoy in the Heart of the Lakes

Here at Heart of the Lakes we offer you a fine selection of Lake District cottages sleeping from just two up to the largest sleeping ten. Whatever time of year you choose to stay you will find one of our self-catering cottages in the Lake District that fits the bill. Our Lake District cottages come in all shapes and sizes with a range of quality to suit every taste and pocket. Locations vary from village centre to remote and rural but all are in the most sought after parts of the National Park.

Many of our guests return year after year to their favourite cottages in the Lake District so, if this is your first visit to the Lake District, we hope you will enjoy exploring our website to maybe find your own favourite cottage in which to enjoy many delightful holidays.

The area abounds in places to visit, beautiful scenery, lakes and mountains, wonderful food, country pubs, pretty villages, lake cruises and boat hire. In fact there is so much to do that you may not have time to fit it all in... but make the most of your busy days out and return to your comfortable Lake District cottage to relax and plan your next activity.

Every holiday booked with Heart of the Lakes includes free Leisure Club membership in the price - a facility much enjoyed by our guests. Many of our Lake District cottages are pet friendly and most are family friendly. Don't miss our fine selection of luxury cottages in the Lake District for couples, perfect for that romantic break or just simply for a relaxing getaway at any time of the year.

If you have any queries please do contact us for individual attention. Our expert booking staff will be able to answer any questions to make sure that you choose the most perfect spot your holiday in one of our delightful Lake District cottages.

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What our guests say

  • We have had a most enjoyable stay in Grange apartment and used all the facilities in Oxley's  including the pool, bistro, gym, bar and health spa.

    / Grange
  • What a relaxing comfortable place to return to after climbing the Old Man of Coniston and various peaks en route.

    / Cringol Cottage
  • Great holiday, great weather, great company, great walks, great location. Great if we could come back. Just great.

    / Fairview
  • We have been here lots of times, but this is the first time since it was refurbished, its lovely and we had a great time. Hope to come back soon.

    / Brathay View Cottage
  • Beautiful area, great walks and the cottage is lovely.

    / Bakestones Cottage
  • Fantastic staff - nothing is too much trouble

    / Stonethwaite
  • Absolutely fantastic, everything we could wish for, Fantastic accommodation, we hope to come back, Thank you.

    / Wansfell
  • A well equipped and comfortable cottage in a beautiful location. The garden is lovely.

    / Greenside Garth
  • This is our third visit which we thoroughly enjoyed. Weather hot, see you again.

    / Betamere
  • We can only echo all the positive comments in the visitors' book...a fantastic cottage and the best we've ever stayed in. Saw deer, rabbits, squirrels and of course the badgers. Couldn't have asked for better 

    / Hodge How Cottage
  • Beautiful cottage, great location, fab holiday, thanks.

    / Wastwater
  • Had a very enjoyable week in this lovely cottage.Had some rain but also some sunshine too. The beds are so comfy it was hard to get up in the morning.

    / Nurses Cottage
  • Another wonderful week at South View

    / South View
  • All home comforts thought of from Kendal Mint Cake to a variety of books for all ages.  The dreadful weather (rained every day except one) was made bearable by such lovely surroundings. Would highly recommend and no doubt will be back despite the wet stuff.

    / Bowman Cottage
  • We had a fantastic stay at Riverside Park. It was wonderful to have a place clean, comfortable beds and the beautiful view of the river....would definitely visit again.

    / Riverside Park 1
  • Hope to see you again soon..this has been a lovely holiday and we loved the cottage.

    / Orchard House
  • Explored lots of beautiful surroundings and ticked of some more Wainwrights. The cottage really well located and peaceful, with every thing yoiu need for a fantastic holiday even with mixed weather.

    / Kent Cottage
  • We have been vsiting Ambleside for the last 16 years - this cottage is one of our favourites. Convenient for Ambleside, warm and comfortable and welcoming after a day on the fells. We look forward to our next stay.

    / Hazeldene
  • Cottage is just perfect, location perfect and the garden lovely. two wonderful weeks and managed to do lots of walks from the cottage - did not move the car for a week.

    Don't want to go home - looking forward to returning next year.

    / Sunnydene
  • A wonderful family Christmas, cosy cottage, great walks and super pubs just a quick stroll away.

    / Hillside Cottage
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