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

  • Another great and relaxing stay, its great to see all the improvements. The bathroom is out of this world. All home from home comforts in this great cosy cottage. We hope to be back very soon

    / Altar End
  • A haven from all the elements and can make you forget the outside world. Peaceful and quiet. A trickling stream sets the scene.

    / Croft Foot Barn
  • A great week, the lodge suited our needs perfectly, very warm and cosy and what fantastic views.

    / How Beck
  • A wonderful cottage in an amazing location with many great walks. Brilliant week, thank you for such a lovely time.  

    / Oak Bank
  • We just loved the place, magical, relaxing and inspirational.

    / The Conservatory
  • Thank you very much for a lovely holiday and a very warm welcome from Amanda. Appreciated the kettle being on and cake and beer on arrival. We very much appreciated the local knowledge from Amanda with suggestions of places to visit and the tour of the farm was very enjoyable.                  

    / Gowan Bank Farm Cottage
  • Lovely house thank you, we have had a great week with our friends. Had some good walks and the weather has been very good, our 2nd visit to Keswick, its a lovely town. We have also had lots of good meals out, good wine and pubs and good meals in too.  We will be back.

    / Greenside House
  • Our first visit to Underscar and we have loved it...found everyone to be helpful and welcoming. An all round excellent stay.

    / High Spy
  • Beautiful cottage, great location, fab holiday, thanks.

    / Wastwater
  • Warm cosy and comfortable - a most enjoyable stay

    / Easedale
  • We have been coming here for eleven years. We know the area really well but are still finding new walks.

    / Fairview
  • Very comfortable, clean, warm, comfy cottage. Enjoyed our stay.  Drinks on the jetty in the evenings - perfect. Thank you.

    / Duckling Cottage, Pullwood Bay
  • Warm and comfortable accommodation.  Thank you.

    / Hazeldene
  • Another lovely holiday, we love the cottage, it couldn't be better. We will see you again soon.

    / Waterhead Cottage
  • Here we are again our forth visit, and a very dry week. Hope to return soon.

    / Riversdale
  • Lovely cottage, lovely views, had a really nice time.  Thanks for the wine.

    / Larch Cottage
  • Wonderful place to stay. Everything you need and more. We will be back.

    / The Gables
  • Jolly good time had by all, plenty of room in the cottage, location great.

    / Holly Cottage
  • What an amazing place! The Barn is beautiful - plenty of space & literally hundreds of walks from the doorstep. Brilliant for the dog too. Perfect!

    / Walker Ground Barn
  • Wow, what a fantastic week! Superb cottage in a fantastic location. we had a great week with excellent weather.

    / Crowmire Cottage
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