Unique Places to Stay in The Lake District

Here we feature a selection of holiday cottages and places to stay in The Lake District that offer something a little quirky or maybe unusual.

July - 2020

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Visit the Lake District and discover over two hundred fells, sixteen lakes to feast your eyes upon with museums and historic attractions for those who prefer a more leisurely pace.

Here we showcase a collection of unusual and quirky self catering holiday cottages in Cumbria & The Lake District. From the peculiar to unique, some of our featured cottages are nothing if not unusual. It may be their interesting history, inspired renovation or intriguing exterior which draws the eye and grabs your attention.

Showcasing a small selection of places to stay all taken from our Lake District Holiday Collection and featured in our Unusual & Quirky Collection.

Cartmel Fabulous Holiday Cottages Lake District
Cartmel Fabulous Holiday Cottages Lake District
Luxury Loft style living

Wharton Loft

A gorgeous romantic retreat in the heart of Cartmel village with beautiful design features throughout, the perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle. After a busy day exploring relax on the hall sofa, off with those walking boots and head up to the fabulously stylish loft style lounge/kitchen/diner and relax. This property sleeps 2 people, a fabulous romantic retreat.

Ulverston Fabulous Holiday Cottages Lake District
Ulverston Fabulous Holiday Cottages Lake District
Luxury Log Cabin

Lower Orchard Cabin

Enjoying an elevated location near Ulverston and Coniston Water, this amazing log cabin has views across the rolling south Lake District countryside, tastefully finished and just perfect for a year round retreat. This, one of three fabulous log cabins located in beautiful, countryside surroundings, all three cabins have their own space so privacy is assured. This property sleeps up to 4 people.

Keswick Fabulous Holiday Cottages Lake District
Fabulous Fire Truck

Red Rescue Retreat

Located in a peaceful, tranquil position on a working beef and sheep farm near Keswick. This fantastic well-quipped, quirky former fire truck is the perfect place to enjoy an unforgettable family holiday. Entering the fire truck from the lovely decked patio area, into the fantastic open-plan unique accommodation with an array of quirky features including the fireman’s pole and replica tied ceiling cables. This unique place sleeps up to 4 people.

Cartmel Fabulous Holiday Cottages Lake District
Cartmel Fabulous Holiday Cottages Lake District
Luxurious Holiday Home

Wheelhouse Cottage

This beautiful holiday cottage built some 200 years ago is ideally situated in the heart of a picturesque Lake District village Cartmel and comes with an amazing hot tub. The front door opens into a large hall, which steps down to the welcoming living areas. With plump sofas, a roaring open fire, exposed ceiling beams and cosy rugs, the sitting room is the perfect place to relax and unwind after a long day outside. This fabulous property sleeps up to 4 people.

Discover more places to stay in The Lake District and many more destinations by visiting our Unusual & Quirky Collection.

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