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

  • Lovely week, gorgeous surroundings. Very comfy accommodation. We will return.

    / Sunnydene
  • 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
  • Lovely cottage.....Excellent value for money and we'll definitely be staying here again.

    / Skelwith Force
  • Thanks to Heart of the Lakes for a super cottage - very clean & great value for money too! Hope to return.

    / Thirlmere Cottage
  • Thank you for a wonderfully well equipped house, one of the best properties we have experienced in our 10 years of holidays together in the Lake District. We hope to return.

    / Riversdale
  • Another excellent week - our fourth in total! Can't imagine finding a better property than Grisedale View. Added 10 more Wainwrights to our total (now 85). A matinée at the theatre was very enjoyable too.

    / Grisedale View
  • It's like a home from home - only with bigger hills!

    / Acorns
  • We enjoyed a really wonderful and enjoyable stay at Low Fold

    / Lowfold Cottage
  • Found all the information we needed on the website. Good accommodation & very clean on arrival. We thought that Ghyllstead offered really good value for money & definitely hope to return.

    / Ghyllstead
  • Everything excellent from our first impressions on arrival, high degree of comfort and friendly staff.

    Overall -an excellent visit.

    / Hindscarth
  • Going home very happy and hoping to visit Heart of the Lakes again. Everyone very helpful.

    / Park Cottage
  • Thank you for an enjoyable stay at Swallows Nest. It was clean, comfortable and lovely and cool in the hot weather.  Peaceful location and great views.

    / Swallows Nest
  • If you ever consider selling the cottage please can we have first refusal! Perfectly equipped and great décor.

    / Wren Cottage
  • The cottage met all our requirements and is a real home from home.   We had a week of fantastic weather which saw the temperature reach at least  24 degrees every day.

    / Deer Corner, Pullwood Bay
  • Another great week in the Lake District, thank you again for this lovely cottage.

    / Hannakin Barn
  • Our return visit. Glad to be here for the Ambleside Sports - hounds, wrestling and fell running - real Westmorland life.

    / Daffodils
  • Beautiful location and very well appointed chalet. Thank you.

    / How Beck
  • This property definitely has the 'wow' factor. Love all the rooms especially the kitchen/dining room. Lovely location, feels very private.

    / The Mews
  • Wonderful cottage which contributed geatly to a memorable week. The modern well-designed kitchen and bathroom complement the very comfortable bedrooms and sitting room perfectly in this traditional cottage. 

    / Orchard Cottage
  • Our third visit to Acorns...another fantastic week.

    / Acorns
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