Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Windermere, United Kingdom - Updated 2024

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Windermere is not just one of the most coveted summer destinations; it is also one of the most beautiful places in the United Kingdom. The area is home to one of the largest natural lakes in England, and it also boasts a superfluity of hiking, walking, and camping opportunities. This is also where you find some of the most beautiful medieval castles in the world. With these, many activities and attractions await you in Windermere. If you plan on going here, you should book decent accommodation to help you unwind after hours of thrilling exploration. Read below for our list of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Windermere, United Kingdom.

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 February 09, 2024.

1. The Undercroft (from USD 237)

This rental is a stylish, comfy, and luxurious cottage, which is ideal for families, couples, and small groups visiting the Lake District region. It is newly renovated, and it exudes style and elegance in its decor, furniture and appliances. It is located five minutes away from the center of the village, and while the lake is a 10-minute walk away.

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WINDERMERE , England, United Kingdom
4.16 km (2.6 mi) from National Trust - Wray Castle
181 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds are particularly comfortable and all the amenities are fantastic
comfortable furniture stylish kichen with the kitchen utensils you need wonderful beds great bathrooms
the beds were very comfortable and the space very usable
it is comfortable warm and smells incredible
great space upstairs and huge bedrooms with modern bathroom and kitchen
very clean and stylish
very very clean and stylish
cottage was clean and homely
beautiful house exceptionally clean with comfortable beds and lovely linen and soft towels
the apartment is absolutely beautiful perfectly clean and very homely
megan was a great host and responded very quickly to any questions we had
megan was a great host and super responsive
the host also provides a whole host of extra touches that made our stay easy and welcoming
megan is a lovely host and very easy to communicate
this place is perfect well decorated well maintained and a great host
within a walking distance from the station and very well equipped
great stay in a great location
the house is in a beautiful location just a short walk from windermere
the location is fabulous and close to windermere and just a 15 minute walk to bowness-on-windermere
great location to all of the nearby villages
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2. Victorian cottage in a central location (from USD 146)

Spend your nights in this exquisite Victorian cottage that sits close to most attractions and amenities in Windermere. It is spacious, clean and well equipped. The rental also features oak floors and a private patio, complete with spotlighting. From its location, the lake is less than a 20-minute walk away. Shops, restaurants and public transportation stations are also nearby.

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Windermere, Lake District National Park, United Kingdom
4.44 km (2.8 mi) from National Trust - Wray Castle
326 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cottage is lovely- beds so comfy with luxury bed linen
the place was spic and span- lovely kitchen with great amenities and enough utensils and plates
the beds were very comfortable with hotel grade bedding
the hosts are very responsive and the cottage is so cute and comfortable definitely recommend
puddleduck cottage was lovely the cottage was really cosy and clean comfy beds and great location
exactly how described very clean and well located
the cottage itself is lovely and well equipped and was very clean and tidy on arrival
clean and a lovely home
the cottage is beautifully decorated very clean spacious and comfortable
spotlessly clean on arrival a real home from home
the host is very responsive
lovely cosy place with great communications with host
anthony was a great host
anthony was a great host
anthony is a great host
the location is very good
excellent location everything was within walking distance
perfect location close to everything
a perfect location for exploring the lakes
the location was amazing in downtown area
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3. The Retreat at La Sagesse (from USD 138)

This one-bed one-bath house is located in a quiet residential road about halfway between Bowness and Windermere. As such, it offers easy access to either village as well as some of the notable attractions in the region. It is neatly designed and decorated, featuring a spacious living room, a full kitchen, plush bedrooms, and a private bath. It is located in a relatively quiet place, hence, it boasts incredible peace and serenity all around.

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Windermere , Cumbria, United Kingdom
4.78 km (3.0 mi) from National Trust - Wray Castle
251 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very stylish bathroom with good quality amenities
loved four poster bed with chocolate on top of cushions and lights circling the mirror
an excellent space with a great (huge ) bed well-equipped bathroom and kitchen and lots of thoughtful touches
very comfortable with everything we needed for a relaxing stay
andrew and donna were very welcoming and the retreat was beautifully decorated well equipped and extremely comfortable
spotlessly clean chic & well equipped space
sparkling clean fantastic decor
very clean and well thought out bnb
the flat itself was beautifully clean and designed well
very cosy clean and comfortable
the hosts are very helpful and quick with responses
the hosts were very helpful and made us feel very welcome
top hosts and thank you for a lovely peaceful stay
decor was beautiful and the host and hostess even provided some history of the surrounding area
thanks so much for being excellent hosts
perfect location for a break in the lakes
wonderful place in a great location
great location and perfect for a relaxed week away
it's in the perfect location if you wish to drive to ambleside hawkshead and other towns/villages close by
very nice place and great location
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4. Jay’s Nest (from USD 133)

Jay’s Nest is ideal for couples in need of great privacy to rekindle their love. It is spacious and elegantly designed. It features an open-plan living room, a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area, and a high vaulted ceiling. Guests here have access to a private garden and an elevated deck from where they can enjoy the beautiful views over Windermere.

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Windermere, United Kingdom
5.32 km (3.4 mi) from National Trust - Wray Castle
98 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we went to home ground coffee and kitchen for breakfast and it was amazing would definitely recommend
beautiful house very clean and comfortable
the whole house was clean the exactly how it looks on the photo
cosy and warm clean and bright and incredibly well equipped
great place clean warm and 10 minute walk to windermere
great rental spotlessly clean very comfortable and lovely helpful host
our hosts were very responsive and kind
gary was a great host and let us check in early with no fuss
garry the host guide me very well then when we enter the house it was just wow
he was super responsive and polite in no time he had helped me out
it’s a great location for exploring the lakes
lovely cosy place walking distance from windermere
there are some lovely walks right from the doorstep and many more just a short drive away
cracking place to stay right in the middle of windermere and bowness with easy access to both
it was ideal as a base for lots of local walks
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5. Cobblers Cottage (from USD 107)

Constructed from a cobbler’s shop, this cottage has been around for nearly 90 years. It is relatively small, but it is warm and cozy. The property also has all the amenities you may need for a comfortable stay. It comes with a nicely furnished living area, complete with a flat-screen TV. The open-plan kitchen is fully equipped to take care of all your cooking needs, and there is also a nice dining/lounge area for you to enjoy your meals and then relax afterward. The location of the cottage is in a relatively quiet place, but it provides easy access to both Lake District and Windermere. It is also close to public transportation.

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Windermere, United Kingdom
4.59 km (2.9 mi) from National Trust - Wray Castle
392 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a comfortable bed with a very warm duvet and a cottage with lots of charming character
great that paul accepted our dog without question who is really well behaved and travels with her bed
clean and cosy in a fantastic location
immaculate throughout and very clean
it was clean well presented and had everything you need for a comfortable stay
cobblers cottage is lovely clean and well situated
lovely and clean and really well equipped kitchen
paul was kind and responsive
paul is really responsive
paul was very responsive and accommodating all the way through
amazing cottage and a great host
it was spotless and paul is a fantastic host always quick to respond to queries with helpful answers
the location was perfect
nice place in a central location
great location small but cosy
in the heart of windermere it’s a great location to walk around
very good location and so close to restaurants/shops and about 20 mins walk to the lake
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6. Foxgloves (from USD 111)

Foxgloves promises you comfortable accommodation with facilities and amenities that grants you very high standards of living. The location is right at the heart of Windermere, though it is tucked away to grant you the privacy you need during your stay. The apartment is spacious, with luxury furnishings like large sofas, nice dining facilities, fur throws, and overstuffed pillows, all of which do an excellent job in creating a warm and relaxing ambiance. The apartment also comes with a fully equipped kitchen to help you take care of all your meal preparation needs. With such a location, you can bet that you will not have any trouble accessing shops, restaurants, bars, and other attractions in the area.

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Windermere, England, United Kingdom
4.49 km (2.8 mi) from National Trust - Wray Castle
554 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
parking may be the only issue as you have be lucky to find a spot behind the apartment
the view from the dining table is also worthy of a mention
super size and comfortable bed too
it was spotlessly clean and well furnished
the flat was clean nicely decorated and very welcoming
spacious and great communication
the flat is cozy and clean
clean comfortable central and very pleasant
very quick and helpful responses from wayne
wayne had been very helpful over the various lockdown’s kindly allowing us to change our dates - twice
very centrally located and wayne was a wonderful host who was very quick to respond with advice
fantastic location quiet but central
great location in central windermere
wonderful location in the heart of windermere
great location for exploring the area
everything close by and the property was in an ideal location
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7. Cosy Nook (from USD 170)

Called Cosy Nook, this gorgeous and contemporary cottage is just a short walking distance from the busy village of Windermere. Due to its location, it has easy access to some of the top attractions in the region, including establishments like shops, restaurants, and bars. The cottage features an open-plan space, with a spacious living and dining area, a full kitchen, two bathrooms, and two king-sized bedrooms.

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Windermere, England, United Kingdom
4.68 km (3.0 mi) from National Trust - Wray Castle
90 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was good and overall a great stay and would go again
the rooms were smartly furnished and the kitchen well equipped
place immaculately clean and really nicely furnished
the house was immaculately clean
the place is very quiet stylish clean and cosy
great space very clean and great location
house is well equipped and clean
the hosts were really friendly and responsive to all our questions
thank you for hosting
trevor and craig are great host to our first airbnb experience
the hosts were very responsive to messages and very helpful
the hosts were both organised and welcoming and we would highly recommend this as a place to stay
great space in central but quiet location
nice location comfortable big beds
great stay in excellent location
perfect location and a lovely little house
a beautifully presented stylish house very close to the train station and the town centre
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8. Annisgarth Howe

This is another cottage that can provide you with the comfort, peace, and privacy you need for a great stay while in Windermere. It spacious, beautifully designed, and located in a secluded garden that is less than a 10-minute walk from Lake Windermere. From its location, you can also find plenty of easy access to shops, restaurants, bars, cafes, and country walks. To the owners, your comfort is the priority. Therefore, expect to find elegant furnishings with lots of cozy pillows, as well as lots of entertainment options such as a digital radio, Wi-Fi, and a large flat-screen TV.

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Windermere, Cumbria, United Kingdom
5.32 km (3.4 mi) from National Trust - Wray Castle
149 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there’s a complete kitchen to cook and bake and a nice lounge to sit and relax
kitchen washing machine/dryer a bonus lovely garden to sit and have a drink
easy access to walking paths up the hills behind the apartment with great views of the lake
the beds were very comfortable
my sister and i had an amazing stay at ged’s apartment
super clean and tidy
fantastic clean and tidy accommodation
incredibly clean tidy and stylish
all rooms were spotlessly clean
everything was spot on and beautifully clean
great hosts who were very responsive
ged was always willing to help out with our questions and was a great host
great hosts and everything we’d hoped for highly recommended
hosts were super friendly and we had the most lovely stay
really loved this place and ged was a great host
ideal base for walking
perfect place and location quiet yet close to the best places
excellent place in a lovely location
lovely location for getting out and about to many of the lakes too
the location is absolutely perfect as well
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9. Rose Cottage

This is an amazing Lakeland home that sits on a very quiet lane. It’s located within walking distance of the vibrant town of Windermere. The property has a total of four floors, featuring a gorgeous open plan living, a formal lounge, and a nice dining space. It also has a fully equipped kitchen and a master suite. This is an ideal rental if you are looking for options befitting family stays or group stays.

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Windermere, England, United Kingdom
3.85 km (2.4 mi) from National Trust - Wray Castle
13 reviews  
Entire house 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
wonderful property with amazing hosts
craig and trevor were extremely communicative and happy to help us with all queries we had
the team were very helpful and quick to respond to any questions we had
great location for windermere and the surrounding areas
you can easily walk to the lakes and the town centre
this is a really lovely house in a brilliant location
a lovely place to stay comfortable beds good location and peaceful
we loved being able to walk down to the lake from the house
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10. River Cottage

Wake up to the gentle sounds of the river in this comfortable and spacious cottage, nestled within walking distance of Bowness-on-Windermere. With its ideal location, access to bars, restaurants, and shops will never be a problem for the guests. The cottage features a double-story construction with enough capacity to sleep up to six guests. Some of its notable highlights include a fully equipped kitchen, a lounge/diner and central heating throughout the entire cottage. Those who stay here have access to a swimming pool and a spa that belongs to a local hotel.

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Windermere, Windermere, Staveley and Troutbeck Bridge, United Kingdom
4.78 km (3.0 mi) from National Trust - Wray Castle
10 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
good location a little small for 6 adults
lovely cottage very spacious great location many thanks
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Enjoy comfort and convenience

Since you are going to have a lot of things to do and see in Windermere, you need to have a comfortable and convenient place to rest your head at night. Consider any of the above top Airbnb vacation rentals in Windermere for properties that grant make your stay even more memorable.

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