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

  • 'Heart of the Lakes' says......

    'A great destination for a really good holiday....sure to be popular'


    / Old Droomer
  • Thank you for another memorable visit, this time returning with our very good friends. A real pleasure to return to the Lake District - cottage is a delight as is the location. A lovely break, thank you.

    / Rowan Cottage
  • Thank-you for putting on the holiday-let market such a beautifully appointed and welcoming cottage.

    / Brackenrigg Toll House
  • Our first time at Le Tholonet and hopefully we shall return. The weather has been very kind to us we have managed to catch the sun whilst sitting on the balcony. This is one of the best places we have stayed in, thank you for the attention to detail. A magical holiday thank you.

    / Le Tholonet
  • Home from Home, beautiful cottage, excellent location, tastefully decorated. Would stay again.

    / Bowman Cottage
  • Our third stay in Glenburn. We have again enjoyed this warm peaceful and well equipped house. Thank you.

    / Glenburn
  • A fantastic home. We had a great time in the Lakes. Snow too!!The house is lovely Thank -you

    / Stamp Howe
  • I love this cottage!!  Lovely bedrooms and amazing views. I would recommend this cottage to every one.

    / Kent Cottage
  • Excellent location for all our explorations. we have so enjoyed the tranquillity of the setting here and the wildlife.

    / Park Cottage
  • What a fantastic place ...very clean and beautiful decor. Loved the sound of the river.

    / Riverside Park 5
  • Our 7th year running in Keswick and we have stayed in many cottages but this is by far THE BEST in Keswick.

    The decor and the balcony are amazing and the beds so comfy ... we will be coming back

    / Riverside Park 2
  • Rose Barn is beautiful and cosy and so lovely and warm and conveniently placed for us being close to the lovely villages of Hawkshead and Ambleside.

    / Rose Barn
  • A lovely comfortable bungalow, better than we expected

    / Greenside Garth
  • Thank you for allowing us all to share your wonderful house. We have loved every minute of our family holiday. Been out in our boat every day. This has been a first for all our grand children, they have loved it.

    / Low House
  • As always a very comfortable and enjoyable stay at Swallows Nest. Thank you once again and we look forward to being here again.

    / Swallows Nest
  • Really nice cottage, really enjoyed our stay here, hope we will be back again.

    / Hillside Cottage
  • The cottage was lovely with a stunning view over the river and below the mountains.

    / Beckside Studio
  • Thank you for your excellent service over many years

    / Lowfold Barn
  • We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Thank you. It is a comfortable flat and the view is superb. A real treat to sit out on the balcony.

    / High View
  • Another lovely holiday, weather being great, enjoyed the walks and the Low Wood Club. Lovely location Fairview the perfect spot, we will be back

    / Fairview
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