you’ll love our cottages…

Holiday Cottages Cumbria is a small independent, family run business located in Cartmel, Cumbria. We have six gorgeous, carefully selected, Lake District cottages.

Update – 19/5/20

The UK Government has stated that hospitality businesses can’t re-open until the 1st week of July.

Holiday Cottages Cumbria are therefore not taking bookings for our Lake District cottages up until the 1st week of July.

For all new bookings staying in 2020, we’ll refund you if UK Government restrictions prevent you from traveling to the property you’ve booked with us.

*excludes our 1.4% booking fee


Holiday Cottages Cumbria

Lake District self-catering cottages

Holiday Cottages Cumbria has 6 luxury Lake District holiday cottages for your self-catering holiday or short break in the South Lakes area, around Cartmel village and near Coniston Water.

Our gorgeous holiday cottages are all individual, privately owned and fully equipped & maintained to a very high standard.

Each cottage has bags of character and something very special to offer. Five of our holiday cottages having real log fires and oak beams.

Our luxury holiday cottages are fully equipped and maintained to a very high standard. All six of our cottages are all located with easy access to the best areas of the Lake District

Weavers Cottage in Cartmel on a lovely sunny day
Sawmill Cottage by the River Crake
Catbells in the Lake District in autumn


The Lake District is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the first National Park in the UK to be awarded this accolade and proudly sits alongside other along UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone National Park and the Great Barrier Reef.

Our self-catering holiday cottages are located in the picturesque villages of Cartmel, Cark in Cartmel and Nibthwaite near Coniston Water

Our holiday cottage locations provide easy access to the famous lakes of Windermere, Coniston, Grasmere, Derwent Water & Ullswater.

We provide all of our guests with lots of local information so you can experience the best of village & rural life and have a great holiday or short break in the Lake District


We take a great deal of pride in the presentation, maintenance and quality of our range of luxury self-catering cottages and many of our returning customers say that our holiday cottages in the Lake District are like a ‘home away from home’, ideal for unwinding and getting a great night’s sleep before another day exploring our beautiful area.

This website has comprehensive information about our Lake District cottages, places to visit and fun-filled adventure activities. We aim to help you find what you’re looking for in the mountains and valleys of Cumbria and the Lake District

We hope that we can welcome you at one of our holiday cottages and help ensure that your holiday experience is a great one! If you’re looking for a romantic getaway, a family retreat, a large cottage for groups of up to ten people or a cottage to spend time with friends, you’ll find your perfect cottage here and we’re open all year round.

You can see our 6 gorgeous Lake District cottages here – See our Lake District cottages 

Here’s a link to a few webcams around the Lake District national park – See webcams

Cartmel Hill in summer


Large Lake District Cottages that are great for groups of 6-10 people and have several bathrooms.

Walking the dog in the Lake District - 2mb


Find the best dog friendly holiday cottages in the Lake District

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The Lake District is quite simply breath-taking and you can see why here