8 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Grasmere, UK - Updated 2024

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Those who are visiting the United Kingdom must have the Lake District on their must-visit list. This region is a hive of activity, and in its centre is the village of Grasmere. This place is where painters, writers and craftsmen come to be inspired. A famed poet named William Wordsworth once lived here, and he even called the garden by his house the loveliest spot. With such high praise, make sure to explore and visit his home, Dove Cottage. You can also check out the buildings that date from the 19th or early 20th century and savour baked goods from the famous Grasmere Gingerbread Shop. For your stay, check out the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Grasmere, UK.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 08, 2024.

1. Quiet cottage in the heart of town for two (from USD 192)

Styled with eastern European influences, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom cottage comes with a garden and sun terrace. Tucked away in a quiet cul-de-sac off the main road in Grasmere, it presents picturesque views. There is also a balcony where you can spend your mornings and evenings enjoying the fresh air.

Equipped with free parking, television, WiFi connectivity, and an indoor fireplace, this cosy cottage is truly a gem if you are looking for convenience and serenity.

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Grasmere, England, United Kingdom
4.37 km (2.8 mi) from Lake District National Park
135 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire place 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi is excellent which is always a bonus
we had breakfast on the balcony which was lovely and the little garden is so quiet and pretty
great shower and comfortable bed together with a lovely living space and well-provisioned kitchen
we cooked and there was everything we needed kitchen utensil wise which made cooking a breeze
great bathroom very clean and lovely comfy bed views are nice too over the village
super comfortable clean and tidy
it is spotlessly clean - beautifully and tastefully decorated
very clean with nice touches that enhanced the experience
the accommodation is warm spotlessly clean and a very comfortable bed
lovely clean and cosy cottage in a beautiful village
hosts were friendly & helpful
amanda was the perfect host too
amanda a super host
the hosts are very very friendly and always communicate in a fast prompt manner
teal nook is a beautifully presented cosy semi-detached cottage adjacent to the owner's property
perfect location really cute cottage
great central location to explore grasmere and the lakes
location is fantastic so close to shops and restaurants
grasmere is the perfect central location for exploring the lakes
location couldn’t be better
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2. Refurbished bakery for four with bathtub (from USD 575)

This two-bedroom, two-bathroom unit converted from an old bakery is perfect for small groups. Located in the heart of Grasmere, you are a few minutes away from the lake, local shops, pubs and restaurants. Guests get to use the first floor that comes with a dryer and washer, a fully equipped kitchen with an island, WiFi connection and a television.

If you’re driving, a garage is available for a small car. From here, you can walk to all the touristy spots.

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Ambleside, Grasmere, United Kingdom
4.1 km (2.6 mi) from Lake District National Park
15 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
super comfortable beds and well equipped kitchen
great house and location though
impressive flat in perfect location
a great location and spacious accommodation
a good place in the heart of the village
baker's rest is in a perfect location within the town of grasmere
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3. Riverside cottage with sweeping views for six

Travelling in a party of six and accompanied by pets? This three-bedroom riverside cottage is ideal for your company. Located adjacent to River Rothay, the property is surrounded by lush greenery. The large bedrooms are located on the upper floors so you can enjoy the views.

If you are visiting during the winter months, the wood-burning fireplace will keep you warm. The home is conveniently equipped with a washer and dryer, as well as a fully equipped galley kitchen.

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Grasmere, England, United Kingdom
4.18 km (2.6 mi) from Lake District National Park
31 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi ok fire place nice
warm cosy well appointed and with comfortable beds for all 6 of us
spotlessly clean with 3 beds each on suite
gorgeous cottage really clean throughout with comfortable beds
exceptionally clean and comfortable accommodation in a prime location
ideal location in grasmere everything is close by for walks & food
a super house in a great location
great location to explore grasmere and surrounding areas
great location lovely place to stay
just a great facility in a great location
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4. Romantic getaway at Gingerbread Nook (from USD 268)

It is no surprise why couples love visiting Grasmere - it is abundant in nature, and the town is beautiful. If you are here with your partner, consider this nook on the second floor of this property.

Be greeted by a modernly furnished home equipped with a fully functioning kitchen, washer and dryer, WiFi connectivity and bathroom essentials. Use the breakfast bar complete with dimmable lights for cosy meals. Once here, there is no need to drive anywhere as there are many routes for walking and cycling.

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Grasmere, England, United Kingdom
4.25 km (2.7 mi) from Lake District National Park
74 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
the hosts were very easy to communicate with as well
perfect location and exactly as described
would definitely recommend anyone to stay here when visiting lake district very central to everything and towns
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5. Pet-friendly cottage for small families (from USD 173)

Rattle Stones is so centrally located that you can get delicious food and groceries just next door. River Rothay is also at your doorstep, so your eyes will be treated to beautiful scenery.

This two-bedroom home has a double bed in one room and two single beds in the other, perfect for families with children. Furry friends are also welcome. Other amenities in this cosy home include a washer, television, WiFi connectivity and a fully equipped kitchen.

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Grasmere, England, United Kingdom
4.13 km (2.6 mi) from Lake District National Park
245 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was also very good
lovely sheets comfortable furniture and everything you need in an airbnb
a fantastic and well equipped 2 bed apartment for our family with 2 small kids
private parking was great and loved the fully equipped kitchen and comfortable beds for 4
cafe under the flat is great for breakfast and doesn’t open until late so no early morning noise
a very comfortable and clean apartment with great communication prior to us arriving
the apartment was sparkling clean on arrival and spacious
very clean and well equipped with everything we could need
the apartment was very clean and well appointed for our 2 adults and 2 under 11
clean inviting well laid out and so comfortable we loved being right in the village
anne was a fab host and would love to stay again soon
really good communication from anne our host
anne was very responsive to our queries and we will definitely be returning
superb location situated in the heart of grasmere village
excellent location within the heart of grasmere
the location is amazing very central in grasmere and close to everything
great flat in a brilliant location
great place in a fantastic location
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6. Traditional home with en-suite bathrooms in each room (from USD 309)

Perfect for couples or small families, Osprey Cottage is a stylish two-bedroom accommodation with ensuite bathrooms in each bedroom. It is spacious and furnished with modern amenities such as an indoor fireplace and a fully equipped kitchen.

When having breakfast at the dining area, do open the french doors that lead out to the garden. You can have meals outside too, with a classic sundial for company. Walking trails are just outside your doorstep, and cafes and shops are just a few doors down. To welcome you, the host will greet you with a homemade cake.

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Grasmere, England, United Kingdom
4.37 km (2.8 mi) from Lake District National Park
22 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
amanda’s house is absolutely spotless and beautifully and tasteful decorated
a wonderful spacious place to stay
fantastic property and lovely hosts
amanda is very thoughtful and caring host
the location is brilliant for walks and also exploring grasmere (literally on the doorstep)
stylish and spacious cottage in a fantastic central location
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7. Cosy unit with outdoor sundeck for two (from USD 170)

This super cosy, open-plan studio apartment is located in the heart of Grasmere. Book this unit and be granted easy access to the beauty and entertainment of the Lake District. Perfect for those travelling in pairs, this place offers a private balcony overlooking Loughrigg Fell.

You have the option to make your meals in the fully equipped kitchen or dine at cafes and restaurants nearby. Equipped with WiFi, a dedicated workspace, an indoor fireplace and home security, you can rest assured that your stay will be comfortable and safe.

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Grasmere, England, United Kingdom
4.44 km (2.8 mi) from Lake District National Park
142 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this is a wonderfully appointed studio apartment with thoughtful use of space and every convenience
amanda is a terrific host and the apartment is great
extremely clean studio apartment with all the amenities you will need
we loved having the porch to enjoy our breakfast looking out over the roofs to the fells
a clean and stylish open plan apartment with a sweet little terrace to boot
sparkling clean homely a really comfy bed well equipped kitchen
the apartment was clean spacious and had all the things we needed and more
excellent communication (extra toilet roll was delivered instantly upon request) couldn't have been cleaner and very tastefully decorated
great hosts happy to provide advice if needed
amanda and david were lovely hosts and made us feel very welcome
hosts couldn’t do enough and went out of their way to make us feel welcome
amanda and david were very helpful
great host watch the deck outside when wet
amazing place in a perfect location
pretty as a picture and superbly central location
comfy stay in a good location
it was the perfect location and a beautiful place
amanda’s place is super cute
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8. Family-friendly stone house with beautiful patio

Although the stone exterior looks intimidating, Rothay Lodge Apartment is actually cosy and comfy. Two bedrooms fit four guests nicely. It’s located a few minutes away from Grasmere village and is suitable for both the young and old as there are no steps to climb. There is also a crib and children’s toys for babies and toddlers.

The unit comes with a private patio at the front and a courtyard at the rear. Other noteworthy amenities include a bathtub, washer and dryer, an indoor fireplace and WiFi connectivity.

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Grasmere, United Kingdom
4.33 km (2.7 mi) from Lake District National Park
10 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good mattresses and linens and well equipped kitchen
great location quiet ultra clean all amenities needed are there perfect heating system apartment is gorgeous
immaculately clean and very comfortable and spacious
lindsay is well-organized polite and responsive
very comfortable accommodation and brilliant location
excellent location close to village but far enough to be peaceful
this period property is stunningly situated with easy walking distance of the charming town of grasmere
lovely property in a divine location
there are many cute shops and we loved greens cafe
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An inspiring little town

The quaint town of Grasmere is a favourite among artists, but anyone who comes to visit will be touched by creative inspiration thanks to the beauty of nature. Plan your visit soon and book any of these vacation rentals for the perfect trip.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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