10 Best Holiday Cottages With Pool In The Lake District, England - Updated 2023


Lake District is a panoramic region in North West England embellished with spellbinding mountains, lush green forests, and impeccable lakes. This largest national park in England is adorned with the country’s highest mountain, Scafell Pike. When touring this heavenly destination, don’t forget to cruise along the picturesque Lake Windermere, hike the stunning Helvellyn, and camp in the Langdale valley. If you think Lake District is only for nature lovers, you are wrong. There are other attractions here for those with different interests, including Castlerigg Stone Circle, British poet William Wordsworth’s abodes, Dove Cottage, and Rydal Mount, which all stand tall in this beautiful region. Choosing the right accommodation lets you enjoy the perfect vacation. Read on to know the best holiday cottages with pool in Lake District, UK.

1. h-century hideaway with balcony

With breathtaking views of Langdale Valley, this historic cottage is elegantly decorated with thick walls, stone flooring, and old oak beams. The three-floor cottage sparkles with luxury furnishings that offer a serene ambiance to the dwellers. The balcony that comes with a seating area is the perfect spot to enjoy a cup of tea or coffee while immersing in the fabulous views of Lingmoor Fell. Two adults can make use of a Langdale Country Club access to enjoy a lavish lifestyle in their modern gym, panoramic swimming pool, and tranquil sauna.

Luxury 4 Star Cosy Lakeland Cottage
Chapel Stile, United Kingdom
103 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed bucolic views from every window breakfast on balcony and comfortably cooked dinner together every evening
really wonderful cottage; excellent location lovely views of the fells very comfortable with a very comprehensive set of amenities
the location of fountain cottage is stunning and the cottage is very well equipped homely and very comfortable
the cottage was absolutely lovely; beautiful views sparkling clean great location and very cozy
comfortable double bed (didn't use the twins downstairs) with super soft bedding
clean and comfortable
house spotlessly clean and well equipped
the place was immaculately clean quite and well suited for our family of four
lovely cottage very clean and beautifully furnished with everything you could ever need
fantastic location the cottage was very clean and very comfortable
the hosts were quick to respond to emails too throughly enjoyed ourselves thank you
an absolute gem of a place with outstanding hosts providing lots of local information and thoughtful touches
there are so many thoughtful touches and they could not have been more helpful hosts
lovely nearby walk which was pushchair friendly
the locals were very friendly and we really enjoyed the walks around the local towns
an ideal location for a holiday
a great location for a holiday in the lakes
lovely house and a perfect location with everything close by
it was a great location to take the bus or walk to many tourist attractions
best thing is the location
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2. Pet-friendly cottage for six (from USD 209)

Located close to Newby Bridge, this 250-year old abode stands strong with contemporary decor. You can enjoy free entry to Cascades Spa within 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) from here. Enjoy some “me time” by soaking in their hot tub, swimming in the heated indoor pool, working out in the upscale gym, and playing leisurely in the tennis and squash court. It is perfectly safe and convenient to stay here with a baby since they provide a travel cot, a high chair, a stair gate, baby cutlery, toys, and books free of charge. The cottage has a special place for your furry friend too.

Luxury, Historic Cottage . Hot tub leisure pass included,Child +Dog Friendly
45 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
very comfortable well equipped cottage
the welcome pack was a nice introduction to a cozy comfortable cottage on the quiet side of the lake
the cottage is a lovely place with more than enough room for six people and everything you need inside
nicely decorated for the festivities and no trouble cooking christmas dinner in the well equipped kitchen
beds were extremely comfortable and we all slept very well
it was very clean and comfortable
a very well equipped property clean and charming
inside the cottage it was brilliant everywhere was very clean the beds were comfortable and the showers excellent
the cottage was beautifully clean and had everything we needed for a week away
it is warm and comfortable and it is spacious yet cosy
brian and alison are very thoughtful hosts and we would definitely recommend a stay at woodside
the hosts alison and brian think of everything to ensure your stay is comfortable and enjoyable
a great location for walks and near by pubs
it was good that you could walk to lakeside and access the boats and train without needing a car
very comfortable clean cosy and in a great location as a base to walk or drive from
had a fantastic time brilliant location owners were brilliant nothing too much trouble
it was a perfect situation with easy access for walking and enjoying this part of the lake district
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3. Classy cottage in Windermere (from USD 202)

This newly renovated accommodation will suit anyone who loves to live in style. The refined decor and elegant furnishings give an aesthetic look to the property. Due to its perfect location in the center of Windermere, you can reach a wide array of restaurants, bars, pubs, and famous attractions within a walking distance. Do you want to recharge after a tiring day of touring? Head straight to the chic hot tub spa bath. Visit the health club in Troutbeck Bridge to enjoy free access to the well-maintained heated indoor pool, rejuvenating spa, and state-of-the-art gym.

Maple Leaf Cottage, Windermere, The Lake District.
Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
95 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

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Amenities & Room:
the cottage is stylishly renovated and cosy with comfortable beds and nice quality linen
great whirlpool bath and shower
very clean and modern
accommodation was clean and comfortable
felt very homely warm and clean
very clean and in the perfect location
clean and well equipped loads of added extras for the family
great host and would very highly recommend
he's very friendly understanding and helpful
communication with mark was great as he responds quite quickly and is an amazing host
great location in the heart of windermere
lovely house in a lovely location
wonderful place at a great location
great accommodation and a great location for windermere and the lakes
location is amazing so close to all the shops and pubs in windermere
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4. Cozy cottage in Bowness (from USD 471)

Right in Bowness-on-Windermere, this alluring cottage enables you to easily enjoy hiking, cruising, and water sports due to its close proximity. Warm rooms, bright interiors, and spectacular views are the star features of this property. Take a 10-minute walk to The Burnside Hotel Spa where you can have fun with waters in the cold plunge pool setup that comes with a poolside bar, a seating area, a shower, and dedicated male and female changing rooms with safety lockers. In addition to this, a gym, treatment rooms, a steam room, and a sauna are available here.

3 reviews
cottage 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy :

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nice house clean spacious and tidy
rooms comfortable and clean
the lakes are an expensive holiday location and for the price this was a reasonable to good deal
great location for excellent walks and exploration of windermere and lakes
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5. Charming stay for six

This quaint accommodation in Neaum Crag Estate offers ultimate serenity with its impeccable green backdrop. Read a book while relaxing on the outdoor furniture amidst the scenic setting of the woods. Share your travel photos with your friends using the free Wi-Fi in the house and the building where the pool is. De-stress your body and mind in the indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub, and sauna, or play a game of table tennis in this property.

The Coach House, Skelwith Bridge.
Loughrigg, England, United Kingdom
7 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

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the staff were great and really helpful i definitely recommend this place
lovely setting amongst trees central location and lots of local walks
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6. Pleasant stay in the woods (from USD 170)

Located on a White Cross Bay resort, this luxury haven is a dream come true for any traveler. The 60 acres (24.2 hectares) of parkland surrounding the property will allow you to experience the lush bliss of nature. If you choose to stay here, you can take a relaxing walk in the woods, enjoy picnicking near Windermere, get amazed by stunning views of Lake District, and be engrossed in the soothing breeze of the marina. Don’t forget to take a refreshing dip in the heated indoor swimming pool.

Lake District lodge on popular holiday park. Close to Windermere and Ambleside.
15 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
lovely stay plenty of room for my three children
great pool which we took full advantage of
lovely property clean warm and cosy with everything needed for a christmas week break
llinos and jenny were very professional and responsive to my enquiries
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7. Countryside retreat in Winster Valley (from USD 579)

Belonging to the 1840s, this enchanting farmhouse will charm anyone with its mesmerizing countryside views. With just a 10-minute drive, you can reach the gorgeous Bowness-on-Windermere town, pristine lakes, and breathtaking mountains in Winster Valley. The large living room with cozy sofas will enable you to bond with your loved ones while immersing in the warmth of the indoor fireplace. The guests can enjoy unlimited access to Choices Health Club in Windermere where you can enjoy a luxurious lifestyle with amenities such as a posh and heated swimming pool, a spa service, and a gym.

A beautifully restored Lakeland house, a short drive from Bowness-on-windermere
11 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 12 Guests 6 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good wifi in main living area
house was amazing so spacious and clean
hosts attention to detail was fabulous
lisa the owner was fantastic too with her recommendations and advice and information
beautiful idyllic rural location
it is a perfect location to explore the south lakes while being not far from the m6
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8. Serene abode near River Rothay (from USD 154)

Snug in the cosiness of this traditional house to enjoy the splendors of Lake District. Located very close to River Rothay, this cottage will wow you with stupendous views. The patio, which comes with a seating area, is the perfect place to enjoy that unparalleled view. Take a two-minute walk and enjoy a dip in the indoor pool in the nearby hotel. The cottage rent includes gas, electricity, free Wi-Fi, and indoor swimming pool access. The parking space includes a hybrid vehicle electric recharge point and it can accommodate up to three cars.

Tradional Lakeland Cottage next to River Rothay Quiet Corner near Village Centre
Grasmere, CUMBRIA, GB
6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

9. Secluded woodland cottage

This homey cottage is perfect for those who love to enjoy a holiday in a private place beautified by impeccable nature. Chit-chat with your loved ones leisurely in the patio seating area that comes with enthralling green views. Walk around for just five minutes and take some photos with the backdrop of scenic Wetherlam. Let your kids have unlimited fun in the dazzling indoor swimming area in the pool hall. If you are in a mood to play, gear up for a table tennis game. If you wish to spend some alone time, there are sauna and hot tub facilities available for you.

THIRLMERE LODGE, nr Ambleside . Central Lakes log cabin on a quiet, private site
81 reviews
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wonderful cabin with everything you needed included especially a lovely comfortable bed
thirlmere lodge is clean tidy and comfortable
the lodge was extremely clean
owners were very friendly and helpful a pleasure to deal with
perfect location to explore the lakes
excellent property in a great location
numerous nice walks close by so the car can just be left
excellent place to stay and explore the lake district
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10. Spacious cottage with kitchen

Admiring the stupendous views of the Graythwaite Fishing tarn will become a daily affair if you choose to book this accommodation. The large cottage is tastefully designed with chic decor that offers a serene ambiance. Soak in the plush indoor heated pool which is just a few feet away. If you wish to cook your favorite meal, there is a well-equipped kitchen and an estate shop for essentials. For workaholics, there is a dedicated space for you with a wonderful Wi-Fi connection.

Keepers Cottage 1 Graythwaite Estate
9 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 10 Beds 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
everyone was so friendly
wonderful location and very comfortable accommodation
beautiful place and excellent location
wonderful place to spend time with family/friends
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Lake District - a dreamy destination

With brilliant attractions in every corner, Lake District tops the list of tourism in England. If you are crazy about nature, this region will never disappoint you. Booking your accommodation in advance is the right way to enjoy a relaxing vacation. Browse through our recommendations and choose a convenient accommodation to get dazzled by its magnificence.

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