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9 Lake District Cottages with Easy Lake Access

14 January 2020

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From private lakeshore access to gorgeous lake views and boat launching, read on for 9 cottages with easy lake access! 

The Burrow, Windermere

The Burrow has everything you need for launching onto the lake! With a boat parking space and boat launching available from the nearby shingle beach, you can be floating across wonderful Windermere in no time at all!

The Burrow

The Warren, Derwentwater

The Warren is a real find, being one of only a few properties with lake frontage on Derwentwater. Its unique location tucked away in the woods with gorgeous mountain views makes it an idyllic retreat.

Dower House Cottage, Windermere

How about a cottage in the grounds of a castle? Dower House Cottage shares grounds with Wray Castle and has access to the lake via woodland paths. Daytime mooring is also available on the National Trust jetty.

Copper Beech Lodge, Coniston Water

Copper Beech Lodge was once the gatehouse to an Edwardian country estate and is nowadays, a relaxing place for a group stay. Take the gentle walk down to Coniston Water, just a few minutes away through the woods, where you will have access to your own semi-private section of the lakeshore. There are even two Canadian canoes available to use!

The Place, Loweswater

The views at The Place, a characterful 17th century farmhouse, are simply breathtaking, and you can wander right into them with a stroll down to Loweswater lake from your front door!

A cottage in Loweswater

2 Low Glenridding, Ullswater

Just a short 10-minute walk from the water’s edge, 2 Low Glenridding is an ideal self-catering cottage if you want to explore Ullswater, widely considered the most beautiful lake in the national park!

The Screes, Wastwater

The Screes is named for the imposing massif that rises out of the water on the southeast side of Wastwater. The views from this wonderful ground-floor apartment are incredible and you can get an even closer look with just a 10-minute walk down to the lake.

Blea Brows, Coniston Water

Formerly the stables of an Edwardian country estate, Blea Brows is a comfortable conversion nestled in the woodland around Coniston Water. A 5-minute walk down a private woodland lane takes you to the shores of the lake, where you will find a sweet, semi-private beach.

Yew Tree, Buttermere

This perfect cottage sits on a working farm on the edge of pretty Buttermere. Though you can enjoy the views from the comfort of Yew Tree itself, you can also be right by the water in the space of 10 minutes! The gentle walk is flat and down a traffic-free track, past sheep-studded fields and with views of the surrounding mountains.

Find your perfect Lake District holiday cottage with Sally’s Cottages.

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