On this page I’m going to show you the best large holiday homes in The Lake District, along with things to do nearby.
All the properties are of an excellent or exceptional standard throughout.
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Sleeps 8 | Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 4 | Pets No | Hot tub | WiFi | Near the water
Contemporary, luxurious property lying on the shores of Lake Windermere.
Things to do: Nearby are the Lakeside Aquarium, Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway and The World of Beatrix Potter.
Sleeps 8 | Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 3 | Pets No | Hot tub | WiFi | Open fire
A magnificent detached stone cottage with a hot tub set amidst the charm of the Lake District, close to the fringe of Lake Windermere.
Things to do: For the anglers in the party, there is a private lake stocked with Rainbow Trout. 3 miles from village of Cartmel with the smallest racecourse in the country and a mix of quirky shops and pubs.
Sleeps 8 | Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 4 | Pets Yes | Hot tub | WiFi | Open fire
Luxury barn conversion with outdoor hot tub, situated in the heart warming village of Crook.
Things to do: In easy reach of “Go-Ape” adventure park, Ullswater, Kendal, Keswick, stone circles, Roman forts and England’s highest mountain, Scafell Pike. Less than six miles from Lake Windermere.
Sleeps 10 | Bedrooms 5 | Bathrooms 4 | Pets Yes | Swimming Pool
Tucked away on a secluded bay on Lake Windermere, four miles from Hawkshead. Private jetty and boat mooring. 10 minute drive to Graythwaite Estate’s facilities including indoor swimming pool, fitness suite, table tennis room and children’s play area.
Things to do: Extensive forests and woodlands, perfect for walks and exploring. Hire bikes or hit the treetops at nearby Grizedale Forest. Book a canoe or climbing adventure close by. Explore many local villages and towns including Bowness-on-Windermere, Ambleside, Hawkshead and Grasmere.
Sleeps 10 | Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 2 | Pets Yes | Hot tub | WiFi | Open fire | Games Room
17th century detached farmhouse, overlooking the Irish sea. With outdoor hot tub and separate barn games room.
Things to do: Local attractions include Muncaster Castle, a World Owl Centre and the Ravenglass to Eskdale miniature railway.
Sleeps 10 | Bedrooms 5 | Bathrooms 4 | Pets No | Hot tub | WiFi | Open fire | Seaside
Sleeps 12 | Bedrooms 6 | Bathrooms 6 | Pets Yes | Hot tub | WiFi | Open fire
Set within a private 26 acre lake-fronting estate in the Lake District National Park. Includes a spa centre, private cinema and sun terrace.
Things to do: Bike hire is available at the property and the area is popular for hiking.
Sleeps 25 | Bedrooms 12 | Bathrooms 11 | Pets No | Hot tub | WiFi | Open fire | Sauna | Games Room
Magnificent detached country house, built in 1862, set in Barrow-in-Furness, situated just where the Lakes meet the sea.
Things to do: Take a short ‘cruise’ to the shores of Hawkshead.
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