Cottages in North West England

Browse through our selection of holiday cottages to rent in the Lake District, Lancashire, Cheshire and the Lake District. Visit historic Roman Chester, ramble through the stunning Lake District, explore the beautiful unspoilt Forest of Bowland. Your holiday cottage will be a comfortable base to discover the North West of England.

Featured Accommodation

Ganny Cottage

Birkerthwaite, Eskdale, Cumbria.

Sleeps 2. Surrounded by the dramatic rugged scenery of the Lake District, this delightful 17th-century beamed cottage features a double bedroom with four-poster bed. A paradise for walkers and nature lovers, the coast and beaches are a short drive away. Cottage Code: LZL.

  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

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Laythams Holiday Lets – Laythams Cottage

nr. Slaidburn, Ribble Valley, Lancashire.

Sleeps 5 – 8. Set amidst beautiful scenery in Lancashire’s best kept secret, the Trough of Bowland, these two well-appointed holiday properties have carefully converted from a 17th century longhouse. Just 1½ miles from the historic village of Slaidburn. Cottage Code: E2625.

  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Mere Croft

Sowerby Row, nr. Penrith, Cumbria.

Sleeps 4. Set at the end of a long farm track, this pretty semi-detached barn conversion provides characterful holiday accommodation with its beamed ceiling and oak staircase. With visits from the local deer and red squirrels, it makes the ideal retreat. Cottage Code: UK1003.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Oakland Hall

Windermere, Cumbria.

Sleeps 10. This large gentlemen’s residence was one of the first to be built in Windermere following the opening of the town’s railway terminus in 1847. Offering panoramic views over the lake, Oakland Hall retains many Victorian features including its large stone mullioned stained glass windows. Cottage Code: CC127223.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Priory Manor

Windermere, Cumbria.

Sleeps 4. Built in 1869 as home for Manchester cotton trader William Carver, this Victorian Gothic Mansion offers guests the opportunity of experiencing luxurious and unique accommodation. Priory Manor enjoys shared access down to the shores of Windermere. Cottage Code: CC127047.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

All Hallows Nave House

Kendal , Cumbria.

Sleeps 4. Just a short stroll from the heart of Kendal, this uniquely re-designed church retains many original features, including its stone mullioned stained glass window. Whilst the building itself dates from 1864, it was converted into three separate houses in 2002. Cottage Code: UK1123.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

Old Chapel House

Barnoldswick, Lancashire.

Sleeps 8. Standing in the ancient market town of Barnoldswick, this 18th century former Baptist Chapel has been carefully converted to offer well appointed, contemporary holiday accommodation. Beamed throughout, to the rear is a pretty paved patio area. Cottage Code: UKC815.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century

Waitby School

Waitby, nr. Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria.

Sleeps 7. Standing proudly on Waitby Fell, near Kirkby Stephen, this former village school has been carefully converted to offer luxurious holiday accommodation. Dating from the late 1600s, it retains many original features including the old school bell. Cottage Code: CC131123.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • 17th Century

Tower House

Ambleside, Cumbria.

Sleeps 5. Just a stroll from the heart of Victorian Ambleside, Tower House is set within the front section of a listed church, complete with church tower. With its Gothic style windows, the cottage carefully blends modern luxuries with period features. Cottage Code: UK1064.

  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Station House

St Bees, Cumbria.

Sleeps 4. Set beside the scenic Cumbrian Coast Line, this former railway station waiting room has been sympathetically modernised to provide the perfect holiday retreat. Harking back to the days of steam, this period timbered building dates from 1849. Cottage Code: W44072.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Rookery

Roughlee, nr. Barrowford, Lancashire.

Sleeps 4. Set amidst several acres of rolling farmland, this detached stone cottage carefully blends features from the industrial history of Lancashire to provide truly unique holiday accommodation. There is also a private outdoor hot tub for six. Cottage Code: UKC971.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century