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The Lakeland Cottage Company

Lake District Cottages With The Lakeland Cottage Company

 The Cumbrian Lake District is a unique landscape of beautiful lakes and forests, set against a backdrop of mountains and fells, inspiring poets, writers and artists down through the ages. This landscape, along with our super Lake District Cottages, offer holidaymakers the perfect venue for family self catering cottage holidays, relaxing short breaks and romantic cottage weekends, where many of our cottages and holiday homes are pet friendly, welcoming both you and your dog.

Adventure, exploration and bracing walks, along with vibrant towns and villages offering art, culture and some of the best dining in the UK, combine to make the Lake District the Number 1 UK holiday destination. 

With the finest collection of hand picked Lake District Cottages , many dog friendly and with 75 percent awarded the prestigious Visit England Gold or Five Star award, our mantra of "Quality not Quantity" will ensure that one of our Luxury Cumbrian Lake District Holiday Cottages will be just perfect for you.

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SUMMER IN THE LAKE DISTRICT - The Perfect Holiday Destination

With spring and summer come the longest of days, giving you oodles of daylight hours to discover, explore and enjoy all that the Cumbrian Lake District National Park has to offer visitiors and holidaymakers.

Swim from a lake shore, cllmb a mountain or high fell or explore a forest trail. Maybe hire a boat on Coniston Water and find your inner Swallow or Amazon, or simply picnic at a water’s edge and relax with a view spectacular to fill your gaze. So then, that’s day one… what to do on day two?

To Find Your Perfect Lake District Cottage For Spring And Summer, Simply Use The Search Box For Start Date Options, Up To Date Availability Along  With 24/7 On-Line Reservations And Secure Payment.



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Browse or collection of romantic retreats and luxury love nests each the perfect place to sweep your loved one off their feet.
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Our collection of Visit England 5 Star and Gold Award properties offer the very best in luxury Lake District holiday cottages and homes.
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lake district cottages for family holidays

From two to seven bedrooms we are sure to have an ideal cottage or home for that memorable lakeland family holiday.
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lake district cottages with that bit extra

Some homes offer that bit extra, a pool table, a whirlpool bath a games room, or for us are simply a bit special.
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Dog friendly properties mean you don’t have to leave your best friend at home and together you can explore our magnificent landscape.
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The lakes are a great place for birthdays and anniversaries, family and friends gathering to celebrate a special day.
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NEW & UPDATED - See Our Recent Additions

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Thorphinsty Barn
Barn Garth Cottage
Bank Court
Town End Cottage
Summer Hill House - Garden Apartment - No.2
Clogger Beck Cottage
The Bothy
Garth Cottage
Garret House Cottage
Old Bank House
Thorphinsty Hall Cottage

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Posted 27th March 2017 

For the growing number of people that seek excitement and adrenaline fuelled activities as part of their holiday, then you need travel no further than the England’s Lake District. Given the magnificent landscape of mountains and fells, forests and lakes, it is not surprising that the area has been able to step up to meet this increasing demand for outdoor thrills and spills.

Most people are aware of the core activities the National Park offers; walking the fells, climbing the mountains, exploring the forests and woodlands, along with enjoying the lakes and tarns, either simply strolling by a water’s edge, picnicking on the shoreline or hiring a boat and maybe taking a swim.

For those that want to turbo charge their holiday time to the lakes there is plenty on offer. To find your thrill of choice it is well worth researching on Google. A good start is the Cumbria Tourist Board Golakes website, which lists pretty much all that is going on in the world of thrill and adventure, ranging from nicely different to sheer terror.

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Discover Cumbria's Lake District Through Our Lakeland Guides


Lake District Cottage Holidays are about relaxing and reviving, leisure and pleasure. The lakes, mountains, fells and forests offer some of the best walking and climbing in the country and are a tonic for all. Along with our wonderful landscape and the National Park, the Lake District offers some of the finest dining in the country, a vibrant cultural and arts scene and, for those who want something a little out of the ordinary, we have gathered together a list of people, places and events that should satisfy the most adventurous spirited visitor.


 A Video Tour Of The Lake District

If you have yet to visit the Lake District, then why not start by watching our little film. An 11 minute movie, it gets to essence of this beautiful landscape.

Shot by Jack Serginson and Ollie Gough, the movie shows why our stunning area is the No1 holiday destination.

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My Personal Sanctuary

We want you to truly have a relaxing time and unwind during your stay. We have teamed up with My Personal Sanctuary who offer 5 star quality organic massage and treatments, carried out in the comfort of your holiday home.



Home Cooking

To add to the relaxed mood why not order a delicious meal from Clare Boissier, a Prue Leith-trained chef with over 20 years experience and will work throughout the county, Debby Bainbridge in the North Lakes or Lucy’s of Ambleside in South Lakes.
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Who Are We - A little Bit About Our Company

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Clare & John Serginson

During our early careers in the advertising industry, based in London, we loved coming to the Lake District to refresh and recharge. The contrast between the buzz of London and the serenity and sheer majestic beauty of the lakes and mountains a real tonic. With long walks during the day, simply taking in the landscape, returning to a cosy cottage or hotel for the evening we could think of nothing or anywhere more perfect.

In 1993 we decided to move to the Lake District for a whole new life, with an idea of creating our own cottage agency, one different from others, one that would offer visitors an exceptional experience, where quality not numbers mattered. 

We hoped our skills, John an advertising still life photographer and Clare head of various Ad Agency print and art buying departments, would benefit home owners and holidaymakers, presenting holiday homes in an exciting manner, along with lots of information about the area, the attractions and just why, like us, once visited you to will fall in love with this unique part of England. Come - enjoy.

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Staying In A Holiday Cottage

A short guide to choosing just the right Lake District Cottage or Holiday Home to suit you needs.

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We are passionate about the holiday homes we represent and are always looking to add quality properties to our collection.

If you think we can be of help to you then call John or Clare for an informal chat on how to get the best return on your holiday home investment.

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