Remote Lake District Cottages

Sprawled across more than 900 square miles of stunning landscape, it’s easy to get lost in the Lake District. So if you’re looking for a relaxing retreat, this is the perfect place to find a spectacular remote holiday cottage to enjoy. We have a hand-picked selection of beautiful homes that are perfect for every occasion, whether you’re planning a romantic break or a fun-filled birthday celebration.

We can help you find a stone-built characterful cottage, a rural farmhouse in an elevated position with sweeping views across the Lakes or a cosy dog-friendly cabin hidden from view. Choose a cosy, charming period holiday home packed full of original features or find a sleek and stylish open-plan home with plenty of space for all of your family and friends. Our homes have romantic features like fireplaces and four-poster beds, as well as mod-cons such as underfloor heating and private hot tubs. And our friendly team is on hand to make it as easy as possible to scour our Lake District cottages and find you the perfect destination at the very best price.

The Lake District is home to many pretty towns and beautiful landmarks from the pretty waterside town of Bowness-on-Windermere - perched on the edge of the world-famous Lake Windermere - to the vast shores of Coniston Water. Whether remote to you means a property in the middle of nowhere, in the heart of the Lake District or a pad just a short walking distance from a buzzing community; we’re here to help you choose the perfect spot for your escape.

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Secluded Cottages in the Lake District

  • Courtyard Hideaway Cottage

    Cumbria

    From: £387

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Kidsty Cottage

    Cumbria

    From: £282

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Cragfell Cottage

    Cumbria

    From: £462

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Cottage in Cumbria

    Cumbria

    From: £267

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Dove Tail Barn

    Cumbria

    From: £461

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Topiary Cottage

    Cumbria

    From: £305

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Waterside

    Cumbria

    From: £531

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 3VIEW PROPERTY
  • The Sheep Pen

    Cumbria

    From: £392

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Swallow's Nest

    Cumbria

    From: £407

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 3VIEW PROPERTY

Best locations in the Lake District

The Lake District National Park is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the UK, and for good reason. Find a beautiful self-catering holiday cottage nestled in the countryside or overlooking one of the park’s 16 lakes.

  • Dean
  • Windermere
  • Keswick
  • Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Ambleside

Things to do in the Lake District

Esthwaite Water

Indulge in the tranquillity of Esthwaite Water, a picturesque lake nestled in the Lake District. Enjoy fishing for trout, hire a boat for a leisurely cruise, or explore the surrounding nature trails. With stunning views, abundant wildlife, and a serene atmosphere, it's a perfect retreat for nature lovers and those seeking peaceful relaxation.

Address: Esthwaite Water, Near Hawkshead, Cumbria, LA22 0QF

Hawkshead Grammar School Museum

Step into history at Hawkshead Grammar School Museum, where renowned poet William Wordsworth once studied. Explore the preserved 17th-century classrooms, admire the collection of artefacts, and learn about the school's rich heritage. A fascinating glimpse into the past for history buffs and literature enthusiasts.

Address: Hawkshead Grammar School Museum, Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0NT