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

  • Great cottage, good location,one of the best pet-friendly cottages at Heart of the Lakes

    / Briery Lodge
  • Glorious two weeks for our first stay in Spring Cottage, the third cottage we have stayed in in Rydal in the last 4 years. It was as good as expected & anticipated. Charlie, our Welsh Terrier, enjoyed the garden, as did we!

    / Spring Cottage
  • Once again a restful holiday in your delightful cottage.

    / Rose Barn
  • Thank-you very much.  We had a wonderful stay and hope to return again. The location is outstanding: shops walks and parks :)

    The accommodation feels like home from home, thank-you very much.

    / Loughrigg View
  • A fantastic holiday, truly a five star experience.

    / Merewood Stables
  • Fantastic weekend, lovely house. Thank you.

    / Wastwater
  • Really enjoyed our visit to Gildabrook Cottage. All we needed comfortable accommodation and very central for all attractions.

    / Gildabrook Cottage
  • Our 6th visit to Sawrey Knotts, relaxing and restful as ever. Hope to be back next year.

    / The Delft Suite
  • Wonderful holiday apartment, first class.

    / Betamere
  • Great week's holiday. The Barn is an ideal place to stay, close to Coniston, it's really spacious & well-equipped. We all loved our adventure day at Rookin House, near Penrith - quad biking, archery, air rifles & operating a JCB! Also enjoyed a couple of

    / The Barn
  • This is our 3rd holiday with Heart of the Lakes and this one is by far the best.

    / Brimbles
  • Grasmere as ever was beautiful. This cottage is comfortable and warm and the best we have ever stayed at.

    / Croft
  • We have had a really good week again in lovely Ambleside. Our first time in this apartment - well appointed and comfortable,with a great view.

    Whatever the weather this is a good base from which to explore - and parking too!

    / Loughrigg View
  • We had a cracking stay in The Lakes. Snow topped mountains and glorious sunshine made for perfect fell walking. Mill Top made a lovely home for our week with everything we needed and so new and clean too! We will be back.

    / Mill Top
  • What a lovely cottage. Everything here that you could ever need to enjoy the Lake District.

    / Sunnydene
  • Sunset Cottage has been brilliant, its location and homeliness has made our stay seem even longer than a week.

    / Sunset Cottage
  • 2nd time here in the past year. The accommodation is superb- can't be faulted and the wi-fi is an added bonus. Can't wait to come back.

    / Briery Lodge
  • A real home from home in the most beautiful location. Looking forward to our next visit already.

    / Larch Cottage
  • Once again a great holiday, Brill accommodation and jetty for launching is priceless. Thanks again we will be back.

    / Lakeside Cottage
  • Excellent cottage - very comfortable & superbly equipped. Brilliant location - terrific scenery, great walks, fantastic wildlife - ospreys & red squirrels. All the ingredients for a great holiday. Thanks.

    / Cygnet Cottage
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