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Self-catering holiday cottages in the Lake District are the perfect base to explore Cumbria. Whether it is a romantic break for two or a celebration for the whole family. From holiday cottages in rural locations, ideal for walking and getting away from it all to luxury self catering cottages with hot tubs and a private chef service.

Whether you want a cosy cottage for two or a getaway with a large group of friends, Cumbria has the pick of cottages in the most stunning locations. Book your cottage online through Golakes to support the local tourism economy.

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Featured Cottage

Derwent Apartment living area

Derwent Apartment


Derwent Apartment is a comfortable spacious ground floor apartment which sleeps up to four, all on one level. An excellent base to explore many different locations in the Lake District and West Coastal resorts.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £315-£440 pupw sleeps 4

Beckside living

Southwaite Green Farm


Eco cottages, built and furnished to the highest standards, in 'one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen'.

Self-catering with 4 units, £460-£1250 pupw sleeps 1-6

Talbot Studio living room

Talbot House & Talbot Studio


Romantic Lakeland Stone cottages with terraced garden. The ideal location for a Lake District holiday, within 7 miles of Penrith. Three bedroom house & studio apartment. Open fire and wifi. Short breaks available.

Self-catering with 2 units, £335-£632 pupw sleeps 2-5

Squirrel Bank Cottage

Squirrel Bank Cottage


Squirrel Bank Cottage has recently been redesigned and refurbished into a lovely ground floor cottage. This self contained cottage is set in a peaceful location but minutes away from the bustling village of Bowness and Lake Windermere.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £365-£530 pupw sleeps 2

High Dale Park Barn

High Dale Park Barn


The property is situated in an extremely peaceful location, well within the Lake District National Park, at the head of the tiny, unspoilt valley of Dale Park. Dale Park is one of Lakeland's best kept secrets. It abounds in wild life.

Self-catering with 2 units, £250-£688 pupw sleeps 2-6

Wood Farm Cottages lounge area

Wood Farm Self-Catering Cottages


Barn conversion situated in rural area close to Lorton Vale with easy access to Keswick and Cockermouth.

Self-catering with 2 units, £265-£535 pupw sleeps 1-6

Patterdale Hall Estate

Patterdale Hall Estate


In a magnificent mountain setting at the southern tip of Ullswater in the English lake District, Patterdale Hall Estate is ideally situated for holidays and outdoor activities. Comfortable range of accommodation from lodges to bothies.

Self-catering with 11 units, £265-£620 pupw sleeps 2-6

Hayloft spacious open plan living lofted ceilings

The Hayloft


Located in a peaceful rural hamlet in the Lake District National Park. Easy access to fells, lakes and Solway coast. A 17thC converted stone barn with lofted ceilings and exposed stone walls.The Hayloft is exceptionally clean and warm.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £299-£399 pupw sleeps 1-2

Long Byres at Talkin Head

Long Byres at Talkin Head


Warm, specially designed cottages on a hill farm with access to fells for walking, bird watching, cycling. Children any age welcome as are pets by prior arrangement. Entry is usually available from 13.00.

Self-catering with 7 units, £207-£590 pupw sleeps 1-7

 Woodman's Cottage

Thornthwaite Farm


Thornthwaite Farm is set amidst the beautiful scenery of the Woodland Valley. We have five cottages including our 4 star VisitEngland Gold Award barn conversion and a luxury Log Cabin all with stunning views of the Lakeland fells.

Self-catering with 6 units, £300-£700 pupw sleeps 1-6

Hart Barn Bedroom

Hart Barn


Stylish, spacious, contemporary stone barn conversion for two with many designer touches including an incredible spiral stair case, bespoke furnishings and living room with woodburner and fabulous views. The perfect romantic retreat.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £595-£850 pupw sleeps 1-2

Stone Cottage living room

Stone Cottage


EnjoyEngland gold award 2008. A luxuriously renovated, character house in the tiny hamlet of Deepdale. Beautifully presented in contemporary, country style. Roaring log fire, beams and magical views.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £750-£1450 pupw sleeps 2-6

Middleton's Cottage and Fountain Cottage

Middleton's Cottage and Fountain Cottage


Both cottages have been carefully modernised and tastefully furnished to a high standard.

Self-catering with 2 units, £319-£479 pupw sleeps 4

The Waternook Estate

Waternook & The Great Barn


Offering award winning exclusive luxury self-catering accommodation and retreats within a private, lake fronting estate, with helicopter landing, boathouse and private jetty.

Self-catering with 2 units, £3995-£8400 pupw sleeps 1-12

Milburn Grange Holiday Cottages

Milburn Grange Holiday Cottages


Nestling at the foot of the Pennines and enjoying uninterrupted views of the Lakeland fells, our comfortable cottages offer a high standard of accommodation and are open all year.

Self-catering with 7 units, £230-£600 pupw sleeps 1-7

Bank Cottage living room

Bank Cottage


Detached single storey cottage away from the traffic in mature surroundings, with garage, private parking, sunny terrace with built in bbq and gardens. Walker friendly. Suitable for visitors with minor mobility problems, as ground floor.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £395-£625 pupw sleeps 1-4

Pine Tops

Pine Tops


Pine Tops has 2 comfortable self catering apartments set in 2 and a half acres of gardens and woodland, with panoramic views of Lake Windermere and mountains. Situated in a peaceful but convienient location near to all the popular amenities

Self-catering with 2 units, £295-£500 pupw sleeps 2

Millers Beck open plan kitchen

Millers Beck Self Catering


Quality accommodation in converted 17C corn mill in beautiful setting with mill race running through garden. Close to jct 36 of M6 and Kendal centre.

Self-catering with 2 units, £320-£450 pupw sleeps 2-4

Andrew House

Andrew House Cottage & Barn


A warm welcome awaits you at Andrew House Cottage & Barn near Lake Ullswater. The Cottage provides lovely accommodation for couples and the two bedroomed barn has accommodation for four people. Set in a four acre peaceful, idyllic location.

Self-catering with 2 units, £346-£745 pupw sleeps 2-4

Bleaberry Lodge

Bleaberry Lodge


Detached cottage with stunning views. Nestled into the lower slopes of Whinlatter Forest. AGA in the kitchen. Wood-burning stove in the lounge. Peace and privacy, with 2 acres of grass and woodland to explore.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £495-£1075 pupw sleeps 1-6

Comb Beck, Thornthwaite. Keswick

Comb Beck


Two bedroom Lakeland cottage. Peaceful setting. Superb views of Skiddaw and Whinlatter Forest. Balcony over garden and beck. Wood-burning stove in the lounge. Excellent walking and cycling from the door. Owner maintained.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £475-£650 pupw sleeps 1-4

Forest Field Cottage

Forest Field

Newby Bridge

In lovely countryside between lakes Coniston and Windermere in a tranquil and little known part of the Lake District National Park. Luxurious recently built cosy cottage specially designed for 2 people. Ideal base for exploring & relaxing.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £380-£480 pupw sleeps 1-2

Coach House Cottage

Coach House Cottage


Coach House Cottage, a delightful self-catering holiday home, the village of Skelton has a pub and good road access to M6. On the edge of the Lake District National Park, perfect for exploring the Lakes, Eden Valley and North Pennines.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £370-£440 pupw sleeps 1-2

Elm How

Elm How, Cruck Barn & Eagle Cottage


Near Patterdale and Glenridding, we have 3 self-catering holiday cottages all offering quiet, comfortable accommodation. Elm How, sleeps 8 and Cruck Barn, sleeps 2 are in the Grisedale Valley above Patterdale, near Ullswater.

Self-catering with 3 units, £345-£1525 pupw sleeps 2-8


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