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Great self-catering stays in Windermere

Enjoy a special stay in the heart of the Lake District

Stay among the wonders of Windermere

Surrounded by world-famous walks and challenging mountain peaks, Windermere is at the centre of Cumbria’s spectacular Lake District National Park. Here’s our pick of the region’s self-catering cottages and apartments. All rated by VisitEngland.

Burnside Park

Surrounded by mature gardens just 300 metres from the shore of Lake Windermere, Burnside Park offers luxury self-catering accommodation a short walk from the popular village of Bowness-on-Windermere. Facilities include a spa and playground area.

Matson Ground

Matson Ground comprises six holiday cottages in rural locations close to Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere, Patterdale, Glenridding and Ullswater. With a network of footpaths close to each property, they make a perfect base for walkers.

Ellerbeck Bridge

Set on the edge of the Lyth Valley, Ellerbeck Bridge is an ideal spot for walkers and wildlife lovers. With a pub nearby and the shops of Bowness within easy reach, this delightful cottage is a real home-from-home.

Kokopelli Cottage

This spacious cottage is a minute’s walk from shops, pubs and restaurants in the centre of Windermere. Contemporary and stylish with an open fire, it offers plenty of comfort and the sunny courtyard is a lovely spot for alfresco meals.

Roman How

This spacious, self-catering property occupies an elevated position between Windermere and Bowness. Sleeping seven people and also dog-friendly, the house offers stunning Lakeland views and includes a private garden with a patio.

Alexandra Cottage

Sleeping five, this pretty cottage is located in a quiet residential area of Windermere, and England's largest lake is less than a mile away. The property offers comfortable, homely accommodation within easy reach of the town’s shops, pubs and restaurants.

Slate Cottage

Just ten minutes from Windermere town centre, Slate Cottage is popular with walkers as it’s close to Jenkin Crag with its stunning views. The property benefits from a well-equipped kitchen although there are plenty of restaurants and pubs nearby.

Troutbeck Cottage

Dating from the 19th-century, this traditional stone-built cottage is located at Troutbeck Bridge, close to Windermere on the main road to Ambleside and Grasmere. The cottage provides comfortable and homely accommodation and a wood-burning stove.

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