Three Top Lake District Holiday Cottages on a Budget




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Anyone looking to rent a holiday cottage in the UK will do well to consider renting a property in the beautiful Lake District.

A stunning area of natural beauty with some of the very best of British hiking trails, and some fantastic places to visit, you’ll be spoilt for things to do whilst in the Lake District.


Here are three top holiday cottages in the Lake District for anyone travelling on a budget, and includes an overview of some great things to see and do within easy reach of each property.



Tryfan Cottage, Ambleside



Tryfan Cottage – Windermere

Price – From £250 per week


A gorgeous rustic cottage situated within a stone’s throw of the breath taking Lake Windermere, this two bedroom cottage sleeps up to four people so is ideal for couples and families looking to take a well-earned break.


Things to do in Lake Windermere


Local activities include the quite brilliant Low Wood Watersports and Activity Centre, which offers a wide range of water based activities such as canoeing, power boating, sailing, and water skiing, all for very reasonable prices which includes the hire of equipment, wetsuits, and all tuition.

Brambles Tea Room is a quaint little café situated on the main road within Winderemere, and offers great friendly service and delicious food all for extraordinarily good prices!


PS: Beware the Apple and Cinnamon cake; you may not be able to resist multiple helpings!



Drysalters Apartment – Kendal


Drysalters Apartment – Kendal

Price – From £395 per week


An absolutely beautiful apartment based in the quiet rural town of Kendal, this two bedroom apartment boasts some simply wonderful views of the Lake District, and is perfect for a family wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of life or for an intimate romantic getaway for couples.


Things to do in Kendal


Located within a five minute walk from the property is the Kendal Museum which hosts some quite astonishing artefacts from the local area, and displays such as the world wildlife gallery will have you mesmerised.

With a range of activities to participate in, the museum is the perfect way to spend a day as it is also free entry.

If you are travelling by car and want to enjoy a traditional dining experience, then the Masons Arms is a must visit destination.

Here you can enjoy Cumbrian Classic dishes like Roast Breast of Cumbrian Chicken, topped with smoked bacon and melting blue cheese (£13.25 ) or from from the Cumbrian Fells……Minted Lamb Chops and Sautéed Kidney, served with Dauphinoise potatoes and fine green beans  (£13.95 )

Food that will leave you in a dilemma over what to pick, local ales, and a brilliant atmosphere make this a worthy addition to anyone travelling in the Lake District.



Thimble Cottage – Pennington


Thimble Cottage – Pennington

Price – From £235 per week


A comfortable and cosy retreat for any romantic couple with a love of the great outdoors, this charming Lake District cottage is perfect for relaxing with your loved one in front of the wood burning fire, and sipping on a glass of red wine.

With an unsurpassed view of the Lake District, this property benefits from being far enough away from suburbia to give you some peace and serenity, but close enough to neighbouring villages and towns that you don’t feel isolated.

After a romantic walk through the beautiful landscape, why not head over to the Farmers Arms in Ulverston, which is situated just a couple of miles away and serves a fantastic menu for incredibly good rates.


The Lake District is one of the most amazing areas of natural beauty in the UK, and a luxury cottage break will help you to enjoy the surroundings in a comfortable and stylish way.


Please note that this post is courtesy of Homeaway Holiday-Rentals and Owners Direct

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