8 Best Huts In Lake District National Park - Updated 2023


Lake District National Park is England’s largest national park. It has been declared a World Heritage Site and home to nature’s wonders. Lake District is divided into different parts, and each one offers various activities. Visit Coniston Water and ride a boat, a paddleboard, or even a gondola. Go to Ennerdale and have a relaxing night spent stargazing. If you’re into mountain biking, explore Whinlatter Forest and Grizedale Forest’s criss-cross routes. If you’re looking for outdoor equipment shops and boutiques, Keswick is the place to go. Wherever you choose to go, it’s best to find a nice accommodation to fully enjoy your trip. For a unique getaway, scroll down for the best huts in Lake District National Park.

1. Tiny hut with fire pit (from USD 128)

This tiny hut is located in a beautiful and sprawling garden where you can walk around and enjoy the fresh air. It is a Scandinavian barbecue cabin with a large pit located in the middle of the space. This pit is perfect for gathering around during chilly nights and grilling some food while enjoying a nice old-fashioned drink.

The hut has all the essentials you need, such as wifi, a refrigerator, and a microwave. It is located near Windermere, which can be reached within an eight-minute drive, and Kendal, which is five minutes away.

The Den - Scandinavian BBQ Cabin - Lake District
Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
579 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Hut 0 Beds 2 Guests 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we especially liked the electric blanket in the bed really helped warm us up
would if been nicer if it was a bit more private and a better heater for winter guests
we felt comfortable leaving for dinner when we had too
a beautiful change from the standard hotel room
the toilet (no shower) is outside of the cabin in rainy/snowy weather it's less then ideal
everything was fantastically clean to covid standards and there were plenty of cleaning supplies
place was clean and we had everything we needed
it's a cozy space which is spotlessly clean with some really nice touches (e
the room was spotless and very well organised
very cosy and clean
hosts where fantastic with quick reply’s
matthew & yassmine were exceptionally friendly hosts and lovely kind people
the bbq was amazing and matthew himself was a wonderful host
the hosts were friendly and very helpful
matthew was really friendly and hospitable
quirky cabin in excellent location
very cute place to stay
really cute cosy and comfy hut in a great location
lovely place ideal location would visit again
but well worth it for the amazing set up and location
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2. Lovely hand-built hut with charming outdoor space

Couples looking for a unique holiday getaway will enjoy this lovely space. This property has an en-suite bathroom and a kitchen with a fridge and an oven. It is ready for use during colder months as it comes with underfloor heating and pure sheep’s wool duvets. Non-allergy pillows are also available upon request.

The property is located in a private lot with excellent views of Holker Valley. It is also just 1 mi (1.6 km) away from Lake Windermere.

Ash - Sleeps 2 Shepherds Hut
Haverthwaite, United Kingdom
75 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Hut 4 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
comfortable beds crisp bed linen and nice little extras like shower gel phone charging sockets coffee and tea
absolutely amazing hut very clean and functional
modern clean with gorgeous touches
very clean stylish comfortable and cosy
incredibly clean with lots of special touches that make it a memorable stay
sparkling clean and comfy with awesome little touches to make your stay welcoming and very convenient
liz was a lovely host who gave great advice
the hosts were lovely and friendly and so helpful in getting back to emails and questions
great hosts very flexible and accommodating
very friendly and welcoming hosts
host delightful friendly whilst not intruding on your restful stay
great location loved the bbq hut
the location is great to explore the lakes we had a great stay
really brilliant place to stay at the lakes
lovely place to stay - really convenient for all the sights of the lakes
brilliant location is you like exploring with the whole of the lake district on your door step
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3. The Shearing Shed

Situated on a dairy farm, this luxurious pod has underfloor heating perfect for the colder months. This glamping hut also has a comfortable bed, a spacious sofa, a flat-screen television, and a dining area. The kitchen is equipped with a microwave, an induction cooker, and a refrigerator with a freezer compartment. The property’s high elevation provides excellent views of Underbarrow. It is also just a five-minute walk away from Black Labrador Pub, which has great food and ales.

The Shearing Shed - Luxury Pod for two, pub nearby
Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
42 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
the accommodation was really clean and comfortable and had everything you could ask for including some fridge essentials
this pod was spotless - the design complimentary with everything you need for a short break
host friendly helpful and accommodating
the hosts went above and beyond to help with a surprise birthday celebration
really loved our stay here the hosts couldn’tof done more
easy check-in and check-out with hosts on hand if needed
great location for various attractions in the lake district with some fantastic restaurants near by
fabulous accommodation in a lovely location (and only a short walk to the pub )
lovely location plenty to see and do nearby
great location great host and a great cabin we will definitely be returning
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4. Comfortable shepherd's hut with indoor fireplace

This charming accommodation is located by the picturesque Old Man of Coniston. It is a pet-friendly lodging with free internet access. The accommodation also offers a comfortable double bed, a television, and a refrigerator with a freezer. It also has an indoor fireplace to keep guests warm during cold nights.

Additionally, this tiny home provides a space for cooking meals. Guests can use the pots, pans, and condiments available on the property. Outside, there is a spacious backyard and a parking space that is free for guests.

Coniston, Cumbria, United Kingdom
8 reviews  Wifi Available
Hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
staff were very friendly and helpful
staff could not have been more polite and helpful
great location for walks around the area
the location is also great for getting to lots of the walks nearby and coniston is really close
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5. Charming accommodation with fantastic views

This beautiful summer home is located in a relaxing location with stunning views. It is a romantic space great for couples. Imagine sipping some wine by the property’s outdoor space while looking at the wonderful landscape.

Indoors, the accommodation is equipped with a log-burning stove, a nice bed, a fridge, a toaster, and a tea-making facility. The bathroom is in a separate area, offering an experience similar to glamping. Guests who plan to bring a car can park by the road near the property.

Garden Dwelling
Grange, England, United Kingdom
332 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
the bed was large and comfortable and the blankets were heavy and warm
lovely peaceful location good amenities available within the cabin and very comfortable
the cabin was clean and comfortable (though a bit chilly at night)
the little hut was private clean and nice
very clean and peaceful with a great view
she was a very welcoming host
evy's a wonderful host
host is happy to help with everything and very polite
evy is a very kind and excellent host
evy is a great host with a fantastic place
location is perfect and not far from keswick by car or bus
stunning location the hut has everything you might need for a relaxing break
beautiful location in the lakes very close to scafell pike and great to explore surrounding areas
peaceful and comfortable cabin in a beautiful location
lots of great hikes around evy's place
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6. Spacious hut surrounded by garden

Want to stay in a cozy country hut with sheeps freely grazing around? If the answer is yes, this hut is for you. This property, located in Windermere, has a lovely kitchen with a microwave and toaster as well as a nice dining space overlooking the beautiful backyard. This tiny home has a shower room, underfloor heating, and a double bed.

The interiors are nicely decorated, but its highlight is the outdoor views seen through the large glass windows. The property also has free wifi and a garage for mountain bikes.

Oakland Hut, Heart of Windermere
Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
281 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
this is an absolutely perfect affordable getaway with stunning views and comfortable furnishings
the place was very clean and cozy
great “hut” - clean tidy and well kitted-out
everything you need in a cozy but super clean place
gorgeous space spotlessly clean and a perfect location with friendly hosts and excellent communication
hosts are a great couple who were very helpful and served us well
lovely hosts highly recommend oakland hut
this place is exceptional helpful and thoughtful hosts
jo and darren are so welcoming and helpful
additionally jo and her family are so friendly and helpful which didn't go unnoticed
perfect location for exploring the lakes
perfect place and location
great location with fabulous outlook
perfect location to go out and explore the lakes with shops and eating all within walking distance
the location itself was great and had good public transport links within a few minutes walk
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7. Cozy camping pod with panoramic views

Experience comfort while camping when you book this camping pod. It has a perfect size that fits two adults and a kid. Futons and black-out curtains are available in the pod for a comfortable night’s rest. Electric sockets are also available for easy device charging.

On top of it all, this lovely accommodation is located on a farm that offers views of Skiddaw. Toilet and shower facilities are available in the opposite building where you can also find a coin-operated laundry facility.

Camping pod in western lakes
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
508 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Hut 0 Beds 2 Guests 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
little heater provided warms the space up nicely
the pod was comfortable and the amenities were very good
small heater does a great job keeping the pod warm
put the heater on in the pod before we arrived which was a lovely touch
we also enjoyed the games room which had lots of games to keep us entertained
the shower block is warm and sparkling clean
fantastic and very clean facilities
the hut was also so clean and cosy
wonderful pod very clean and excellent facilities
clean spacious and very well organised with new covid 19 measures
she was also a great host to deal with very communicative and accommodating
the host is on site and very happy to help with anything you need
marion was ready approachable and friendly would definitely recommend and return
marion is very friendly and makes sure you have everything you need
a warm welcome a friendly host lovely cleanand tody pod and amenities
good location not too far to drive to the nearest town
brilliant pod in a wonderful location
a wonderful stay in a lovely location
such a pretty location and we loved the pod
brilliant value for money getaway amazing location
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8. Rooster Hut

This charming shepherd’s hut is located within a farm where you can see cows, sheep, and birdlife. Outdoors, there is a private garden area with a fire pit. Meanwhile, there is a log-burning stove to keep guests warm inside. The interior has been smartly designed to fit modern appliances and a comfortable double bed. There is also a full-sized shower with complimentary shampoos and soap. It is also a pet-friendly lodging with a great 4G mobile signal.

Rooster Hut - Glamping Shepherds Hut with a log-burner
Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
10 reviews Superhost
Hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wonderful stay with a lovely welcome beautiful area very comfortable accommodation with great views
friendly helpful host who makes delicious biscuits
we stayed in the rooster hut for 2 nights and loved it stunning location on a working farm
lovely little stay in a great location
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Have a unique experience at Lake District

Visit Lake District National Park and get charmed by nature’s breathtaking beauty. You don’t need to go far to see the picturesque landscapes, though. Staying at one of these lovely huts dispersed all over Lake District puts you front and center with spectacular views. It is a unique experience you should not miss.

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