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Lake District Holiday Accommodation
Welcome to This site aims to provide a comprehensive directory of holiday accommodation in Cumbria, the Lake District. It covers self-catering holiday cottages, B&Bs and Hotels, as well as a selection of quality Cumbria hotels, in all the main areas around Cumbria, from the well known areas of Windermere, Grasmere and Ambleside, to the smaller villages like Glenridding, Patterdale, and Tirril, to the western lakes areas around Maryport, Whitehaven and Workington.
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Cumbria has something for everyone, from golden beaches at St Bees, to the rugged peaks of Scafell and Helvellyn, and of course the majesty of the lakes from Ullswater to Wastwater. There are are a vast array of attractions on offer, from the obvious natural features of the lakes and hills, to wildlife parks, museums, beaches and aquariums. Why not look at our Lake District Photo Gallery for some stunning lakeland photos.

It is the ideal holiday destination for all types of holiday maker, from thrill-seeking adrenalin junkies to families and children. Ideal also for dog lovers. Why not see our favourite pet friendly cottage in the Lake District.

So pick a location and take a look at the accommodation listed, or browse all our entries for either cottages or bed and breakfasts. Or why not take a look at one of our popular themed searches below. We have a special feature this week on quality large holiday cottages in the Lake District. We also have a new range of disabled friendly Lake District Holiday Accommodation, and eco-friendly holidays in the Lake District.

Come and visit Cumbria and Lake District soon and have a most enjoyable stay!

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Featured Pet Friendly Lake District Holiday Cottage

Helvellyn Cottage in Glenridding offers pet and dog friendly holiday accommodation in the Lake District and Cumbria. Self catering cottage sleeps 4 with an enclosed garden and walks straight from the door onto the fells surrounding Helvellyn, including Stybarrow Dodd. An old miners cottage with great traditional features, full central heating and a wonderful wood burning stove. Please click the "Visit Website" link for more on this Pet Friendly Lake District Cottage.

Helvellyn Cottage, Glenridding Luxury Lake District Holiday Accommodation

Featured Patterdale Cottage

The How Cottage in Patterdale is a pet friendly self catering bungalow that sleeps 3 people. It has magnificent views of Place Fell and Goldrill Beck and a small garden that is a magnet for local birds and squirrels. Inside there are 2 bedrooms, a living room with leather sofa and chair, wood burning stove and magnificent floor to ceiling windows with great views.

Please click the "Visit Website" link for more on this Patterdale Cottage.

Home Farm Patterdale B&B
Summit of Helvellyn

Patterdale Parish Boundary

Every July

30 miles - 10,000 ft Ascent

Glencoyne - Kirkstone Top - Patterdale

Love Walking in the Lake District and fancy a challenge?
Why not take part in the annual Patterdale Parish Boundary Walk.
It’s all for charity and a great day out!
Star Jelly in the Lake District Photo © Rob Shephard
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Lake District Alien Star Jelly
Scientists were baffled in autumn 2011 when locals discovered white jelly on the fells around Ullswater in the Lake District. Could it be the mystical “star jelly” - debris from astral showers - or something more mundane?
Crookabeck Farm Shop
Crookabeck Farm Shop near Ullswater. Buy mohair socks, scarves, Herdwick Sheep wool & Rugs
Stephen Dixon Joinery Limited in Cumbria

Cumbria Joinery in The Lake District

Dogs welcome in the Lake District

Large Self-Catering in the Lake District

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Eco Friendly Lake District Cottages

Eco Friendly lake district cottages

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Ullswater Dawn - Photo © Rob Shephard