COTTAGES FOR LARGER GROUPS

across the whole of the Lake District
& the 
quieter corners of Cumbria too


Black Swan Manor - Kendal

  • Accommodation over four floors with bedrooms over first and second floor
  • Sleeps 16 in 7 bedrooms (see below)
  • 2 high chairs / 2 travel cots
  • Hot Tub / Out-door kitchen / garden with seating areas
  • Secure gated access and parking for 5 cars
  • Basement state-of-the-art cinema room / cave bar / snooker room
  • Freeview / Netflix / WiFi
  • No smoking / no pets
  • Central town location shops / pubs 0.1 mile

This former pub has been transformed to provide spacious, quirky and fun accommodation; ideal for a celebration and right in the heart of the historic market town of Kendal. 

Where do we start? Well lets forget the fantastic bedrooms for now and tell you about the basement which has a state-of-the-art cinema room, quirky Flintstone theme cave bar and a snooker room too. 

Outdoors you can view Kendal's townhall clock from the Hot Tub and there are also sitting and eating areas and ... for extra quirky and out-door kitchen too. 

The lounge is not to be overlooked either with its built in Sonnos sound system, enormous TV with Freeview and Netflix and contemporary fireplace.  

The bedrooms are a wonderful mix of contemporary styles, chandeliers, exposed beams coupled with elegant minimalist bathrooms. 

Over the first and second floors the seven bedrooms comprise of 

  • 1 x superior four poster
  • 1 x King-size double 
  • 4 x King-size doubles (which can be converted to twin on prior request)
  • 1 x family room with 2 king-size doubles

There are five bathrooms - 3 of which are en-suite

We really want you to see Black Swan Manor in all its glory so please do go and check out the photographs we were unable to include and availability here.  


The Friary - Appleby in Westmorland

  • Sleeps 15 (see bedroom layouts below - includes ground floor en-suite)
  • Cot and Highchair available
  • Two pets allowed
  • TV with full Sky package including Spy Sports & Sky Movies /iPod dock/WiFi
  • Dining seating for 16
  • Two living rooms
  • Hot Tub (additional £50 fee at time of booking)
  • BBQ / Table Tennis / pool table
  • Garden with seating and water fountain 
  • Ample parking 7 cars
  • Shops and pubs 500 yds

Owners notes :

There is a water fountain in the garden

There is an additional fee for the Hot Tub payable at the time of booking

The Friary has a security deposit of £250

The Friary is an impressive Georgian country home with fabulous original features including a very grand staircase and wonderful windows and an elegant verandah.  The circular dining table will make for many a memorable meal and there are two separate living rooms in addition to the hot tub, table tennis and pool table so enough room for everyone to spread out if they want to, too. 

There are 7 bedrooms including a ground floor en-suite with twin beds and door to the garden. 

  • 1 x twin ground floor bedroom
  • 1 x Super kingsize bed with Jack & Jill en-suite (shared with main house) with roll top bath and shower
  • 1 x Kingsize bed with en-suite shower
  • 1 x Kingsize with 1 single bed
  • 1 x Twin beds with en-suite shower
  • 1 x Kingsize bed + sofa bed (for flexible sleeping & children only) with en-suite shower 
  • 1 x Super kingsize bed with en-suite shower

Read all the details of The Friary and see additional photographs and check availability here


Meadow View - Stainton with Adgarley
(nr Dalton-in-Furness)

  • Sleeps 18 (see bedroom layout below)
  • Hot Tub / Pool Table / Gym
  • 4 pets welcome
  • Stabling & 2 acre field can be arranged at additional cost
  • Cot / highchair / baby bath / steriliser / baby bouncer / electronic swing chair
  • Sky TV (basic package)
  • Wood-burner (initial fuel included)
  • Ground-floor kingsize bedroom
  • No smoking property
  • Gas BBQ
  • Enclosed patio and garden furniture
  • Children's play area and sand-pit
  • Parking for 6 cars (additional space road-side) : Electric gates
  • Pubs and shops in Dalton in Furness approx 2 miles

Owners notes:

Meadow View has a security deposit of £500

Towel hire £2 per person

2-acre field, manège and stabling available at additional cost

Bedroom layout :

Ground floor :

  • 1 x Kingsize bedroom with separate shower room 

On the first floor :

  • 1 x Kingsize en-suite with Freeview TV and door to balcony
  • 1 X Kingsize with Freeview TV
  • 1 x Super Kingsize with en-suite and Freeview TV
  • 1 x Super Kingsize with Twin beds and Jack & Jill (shared) en-suite 
  • 1 x Kingsize with Jack & Jill shared en-suite
  • 1 x Double with Twin beds

Set in one of Cumbria's quieter corners, the Furness Peninsula, Meadow View has been furnished to provide a fabulous base for groups of friends or extended family. With both a sand pit and a hot tub, a climbing frame and a pool table there really is something for everyone!

Cumbria may not be that well known for its coastline but Sandscale Haws National Nature Reserve at Roanhead Beach is approximately 3.5 miles from Meadow View and the South Lakes Safari park is about a ten minute drive. The Southern Lakes are easily accessible and both Coniston and Windermere are about a three quarter hour car journey through some gorgeous scenery. 

It really is difficult to choose which photographs to include here so please do go ahead and check out more here.  The finer details of the property along with availability and how to book can be found here too. 


The Oaks - Bowness-on-Windermere

  • Sleeps 25 including ground floor  12 bedrooms & 11 bathrooms (see below)
  • Cot and Highchair available by request
  • Dining room seats 25
  • No pets / No smoking
  • Sauna with walk in showers
  • 2 hot tubs
  • Wood-burning stove / multiple seating & Smart TV's / WiFi
  • Parking for 10 cars
  • Undercover lockable bike rack
  • Spacious grounds with patio, furniture and views
  • Pub 1 mile / shops 1.3 mile

Owners notes :

Strictly no Stag / Hen or similar events

Check in 5pm - Check-ins must be Friday or Monday

Good Housekeeping bond £500

Ground-floor bedrooms :

1 x super king-size double with en-suite

1 x king-size double (zip/link can be twin) with wheel-chair access en-suite & walk in shower 

First floor bedrooms :

  • 1 x Super king-size double with en-suite
  •  1 x Super king-size double (zip link can be twin on request with en-suite
  • 1 x twin with vanity unit
  • 1 x king-size double with en-suite
  • 1 x double
  • 2 x double with en-suite
  • 1 x twin (2'6") with en-suite
  • 1 x King-size double (zip-link can be twin on request)
  • 1 x en-suite family room with Super size-double (zip-link can be twin on request and sofa bed 

The Oaks is one of those properties you might drive past and wonder about! Built in 1862 in the woodlands of High Lindeth Fell you are just a mile from all the tourist hotspot of Bowness-on-Windermere has to offer. 

Completely renovated in 2017 to incorporate contemporary with traditional. Saunas and hot-tubs and mullioned windows, the original pantry but also four dishwashers no wonder previous guests have loved The Oaks, many of them have commented on the wonderful views, too.

There are floor plans of the property which you can find along with lots more photographs here as well as checking for availability of The Oaks.  


Oakland West - Windermere

  • Sleeps 14 - see bedroom layout below (all en-suite)
  • Travel cot and highchair available 
  • 2 pets allowed
  • Wood-burning stove (initial wood Oct- April)
  • Freeview TV/ DVD player / WiFi
  • 2 dishwashers / 2 American fridge / 7 ring and twin oven
  • Electric / hybrid charging point
  • Located in Windermere which has a lovely choice of pubs and shops 


Owners note:

Couples and family bookings only - no Stag / Hen or similar 

£200 refundable deposit 

Catering available for a special meal or throughout the weekend. Drop off meals also available. 

Bedrooms :  

  • 3 x King-size Beds with en-suite
  • 1 x Twin with en-suite and Lake Views
  • 1 x Duplex with incredible views from the Velux balcony on top floor and bathroom on the lower floor  - sleeps 1 x double bed and 1 x child day-bed
  • 1 x 4 Single (2 can be requested as Super King size bed request at booking) - en-suite

With wonderful views to Windermere and the Langdale this rather majestic property was once part of a Gentleman's residence. Following its renovation it now sleeps 14 in six bedrooms - all of which are en-suite and many with stunning views. 

The kitchen is incredible and a wonderful mix of old and new. Running as it does the whole length of the house. Contemporary units and American-style fridge freezers marry up well to the mullioned windows.  Bose speakers and Chesterfield sofas, wide screen TV's and an electric / hybrid charging point can be enjoyed alongside views to the Langdales

Do have a look at the photographs of the bedrooms and the wonderful kitchen and lounge ares here.  You can also check for availability and read previous guest reviews here too


High Fellside Hall & High View Barn  - Sedbergh

These two properties can be booked together to give accommodation for 34 plus 2 infants

Booked individually:

High Fellside sleeps 18 & High View Barn sleeps 16

These two properties on the fells of the Cumbrian / Yorkshire border really do have the WOW factor, both with the attention to detail in luxurious finishings and furnishings and the natural WOW of the surrounding dramatic moorland. 

High View Barn - nr Sedbergh

  • Sleeps 16 - see bedroom lay out below (includes ground floor)
  • Cot and High Chair available
  • Hot Tub - with automated temperature control 
  • Sauna
  • Bowling green
  • Pool table
  • Piano
  • Integrated Sonas Sound system / WiFi / Internet TV's
  • Solar panelled electricity
  • Wood-Burning stove and Under-floor heating
  • No pets / no smoking
  • 2 acres of grounds incl enclosed garden with lawn/patio and seating area
  • Built in BBQ
  • Pub 0.7 miles / shops 3.5 miles

Ground-floor bedrooms:     

1 x Kingsize bed + Sofa bed with en-suite 

1 x Family room : 1 x Super Kingsize (twin on request) + 2 x twin beds with en-suite 

First floor bedrooms :

1 x Super Kingsize + sofa bed and en-suite with corner bath and shower

2 x King bed with en-suite

1 x Super Kingsize  bed (can be two singles on request )with en-suite shower

Dating back to 2019 means that High View Barn is very high-tech. The hot tub and bowling green (of International standard and with incredible views) are included in the integrated Sonos sound system and solar panels provide power for the underfloor heating. 

The hot tub has automated temperature control and self-cleaning and water quality checks are incorporated too.

High View Barn has glowing reviews and you can read those, check for availability and see more photographs and read the finer details here

Owner's notes:

The owner is able to assist with local contacts for caterers and suppliers

Check in is at 4pm and check out at 10 am - No Sunday changeovers

No kettle in the property as it has its own water system in the kitchen tap

There is a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £300


Fellside Hall - Sedbergh

The lower ground floor is a purpose built leisure facility with a heated 15 metre swimming pool, sunken 7 seater jacuzzi, steam room and sauna. 


  • Sleeps 18 (including ground-floor en-suite see bedroom configuration below)
  • Cot and Highchair available 
  • 15m heated Swimming Pool 
  • Jacuzzi - 7 seater
  • Steam room and sauna
  • Hot Tub
  • Yoga / pilates area
  • Piano
  • No pets / no smoking
  • South facing sun terrace
  • Wood-burning fire (initial fuel incl)
  • Sonos sound system / WiFi / Smart TV's with FreeSat / PS4
  • Off road parking for 10 cars
  • Formal gardens, lawned areas and three seperate seating areas including a south facing high level patio area with charcoal BBQ
  • Pub 8 minutes walk / Shops 3.5 miles

Ground-floor bedrooms :  

1 x Kingsize double 

1 x ground floor shower room with WC

First floor bedrooms :    

1 x Super kingsize zip link double (can be twin on request) en-suite

2 x Kingsize double with pull out stacker and en-suite

1 x Super kingsize (zip/link can be twin on request)

1 x Kingsize double with sofa bed and en-suite

1 x Family room with : 1 x Super king (zip/link twin on request) + one single and one single sofa bed

Owner's note:

The leisure suite must be locked off when not in use and children supervised at tall times

The check in time is 4 pm and check out is 10 am - no Sunday changeovers

The owner is able to assist with contacts for caterers and suppliers

There is a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £300

Set in 5 acres of grounds, Fellside Hall evolved from a moorland farmhouse to a three storey holiday home with a serious WOW factor in 2008. The lighting and sound systems, underfloor heating and solar power have helped earn Fellside Hall Gold Award for Luxury. 

The lower ground floor as mentioned above is purpose built for leisure with the heated indoor swimming pool, steam and sauna room and sunken jacuzzi. 

We really recommend you going to read all the finer details of this property, about the oak flooring and the pilates area, the drinks fridge and even the piano, here. Floor plans, lots more wonderful photographs, glowing reviews from guests and availability can all be found here too. 


Greenwood House - Wigton

  • Sleeps 16 (see bedroom layout below)
  • 2 pets welcome
  • Highchair and cot available stair-gate available on request)
  • Freeview Smart TV / WiFi
  • Bar Room
  • Pets welcome / No smoking
  • Wood-burning stove (including wood)
  • Secure bikestore
  • Enclosed garden with furniture and use of owners grounds
  • Parking for 4 cars
  • Shop / Pub / Restaurant 1 mile

Bedrooms :  

1 x ground-floor double

First floor :

1 Family room = 1 x King-size bed plus twin beds with Jack & Jill en-suite (shared)

1 King-size with Jack & Jill en-suite (shared with room above)

2 x King-size with Jack & Jill en-suite (shared)

2 x Double bedrooms 

This wonderful Georgian property was once the Dowager House for Crofton Hall (which is sadly no longer standing) and dates back to around 1825.

Refurbished in 2019 the owners (who live on-site) have done a great job of combining the charm of the property with its deep windows and fireplaces whilst bringing it very much into the 21st century with its sleek kitchen and American-style fridge freezer. 

Greenwood House is in the North of Cumbria making this an ideal location to explore Hadrians Wall and even over the border to Scotland, as well as the Northern Lakes. 

More information about Greenwood House, including more photographs, guest reviews and availability can be found here


Browside - Little Arrow - Nr Coniston

  • Sleeps 16 in 6 bedrooms all with TV's (see below) 
  • Private Hot Tub available until 10 pm 
  • 2 travel cots and 2 Highchairs available (see note re children below)
  • 2 well behaved dogs welcome (please don't leave in the house unattended)
  • Wood-burning stove (initial fuel included)
  • Charcoal BBQ
  • Aga (Nov - March) / electric double oven and microwave also available 
  • WiFi (please note coverage can be limited and is out of the owners control) 
  • No smoking property 
  • Enclosed garden with patio furniture and  hot tub - (see note below) 
  • Bike storage and wash-off area
  • Off road parking for 6 cars plus (near-by layby on a first come basis)
  • Pubs in Torver 0.5 miles and Coniston village 2 miles
  • Coniston Water 10 minute walk 
  • Shops in Coniston 2 miles (deli-shop at Wilsons Arms in Torver 0.5 mile)

Bedrooms:

All ground floor :

2 x King-size double with en-suite shower

1 x Double with en-suite shower

1 x Twin with en-suite shower

1 x Family room : 1 double & 1 single with en-suite shower over bath

1 x Family room : 1 double & 1 single and separate bathroom, shower over bath 

Just a note:

Browside is as the name suggests (and as can be seen by the photographs - more here) built on the side of a small brow and can be steep in places, therefore children and dogs should be supervised.  The property is all ground-floor with 9 steps to the door.  

Owners note :

The property is not suitable for Hen / Stag / similar parties

The number of guests must not exceed 14 without prior consent with the owners, who live next door, nor must guests swap mid-week

No pets to be left unattended at the proeprty

There is a £300 Good Housekeeping Bond for this property 

Situated as it is, in an elevated position Browside looks out over fields (often sheep too!) to Coniston Water and the fells beyond.  Relaxing in the Hot Tub at the end of the day has been a great hit with previous guests.  Do read their reviews here.  There were a lot more photographs we didn't have room to show, and these can be found along with more details of Browside and availability here.  



The Terrace
Windermere Sleeps 66
yes, you can rent the whole street!

Sleeps 66 in 5 fabulous houses!

The five houses of The Terrace can of course be booked independently and sleep:

Number One - 14
White Moss - 12
Alice Howe -  14
Boston House - 14
Bannerigg - 16

Number One: The Terrace - Windermere

  • Sleeps 14 (see bedroom layout below) - all bedrooms have TVs
  • Highchair and cot available
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Private Hot Tub for 7
  • Lounge with Chesterfield Sofas and open fire seats 20
  • WiFi 
  • 4 Oven Aga
  • Large dining area which can be used to entertain
  • Large patio area with furniture and BBQ
  • Parking for 4 cars

Bedrooms :

First floor

1 x Super King-size (can be twin on request) with en-suite shower

1 x Super King-size

1 x Double Bed

1 x King size family room

Separate Wet Room style shower/bath/WC

Second floor

1 x Dorm with 4 Single Beds

1 x Double Bed

Shower Room & Bath room with shower over bath

Owners note:

WiFi is available at the property may not be compatible with guests own system

There is a £200 refundable security deposit for Number 1, The Terrace

Number 1, The Terrace does justice to its architecht Augustus Pugin, keeping tradition but adding a twist of modern too, updated as it has been to combine a Shuffleboard with Chandaliers and a Hot Tub outside and rain showers in. It's not surprise that this incredible property, which would be just perfect for family celebrations as well as an upmarket Hen or Stag 'do',has been awarded Visit England 4 star as well as Visit Britain Gold star status. But, don't just take our word for it, check out the finer details of Number 1, including availability and of course to see the photographs of the wonderful bedrooms too, here


White Moss - Number 2: The Terrace - Windermere

details coming soon!


Alice Howe - Number3: The Terrace - Windermere

  • Sleeps 14 (see bedroom configuration below)
  • 2 Cot & Highchairs available
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Private Hot Tub for 7
  • Wood-Burning stove and open fire (fuel can be purchased locally)
  • TV / WiFi / Bose surround system
  • Dining room has open fire and seats 14
  • Newly installed Cinema room seats 15 in cellar (down steep stairs!)
  • Ample kitchen with two dishwashers and two American-style Fridge freezers
  • Enclosed rear courtyard patio with furniture and BBQ
  • Private parking 6 cars
  • Just a few minutes walk to the train and bus station means this property is very accessible 
  • Town centre location gives access to the wealth of pubs, cafes, shops and restaurants in Windermere

Bedrooms:

First floor bedrooms:

2 x King-size 4 poster bed with Flat screen TV and en-suite shower

1 x Twin Ash Beds with Flat screen TV and en-suite shower

1 x Twin Bed with TV and use of separate bathroom with Victorian style bath 

Second floor bedrooms:

2 x Twin Ash beds with TV and en-suite shower 

plus Bathroom with Victorian style bath

Owners note:

There is a £200 refundable damage deposit for Alice Howe

WiFi is available but due to location may cannot be guaranteed

This Grade II listed property designed by the British Gothic revival architect Augustus Pugin whose accolades include the interior of The House of Lords and Westminster Abbey is perfect for larger groups planning a stay in the Lakes.  The inclusion of more rooms with single beds means that Alice Howe is also perfect for groups of friends as well as families and would definitely be an ideal choice for birthdays or even a Hen or Stag event. 

The luxurious finishings including the chunky four posters and the roll top Victorian style baths, not to mention the Private Hot Tub and recently installed 15 seater Cinema Room, have earned Alice Howe the Visit Britain Four Star status. 

Check the finer details. of Alice Howe and see more of the photographs, particularly those Four poster beds and check for availability here


Boston House - Number 4: The Terrace - Windermere

  • Sleeps 14 (see bedroom configuration below)
  • Cot and Highchair available
  • TV / DVD / Cinema surround system / Bose
  • Private Hot Tub for 7
  • Large Dining table to seat 14
  • Two dogs permitted
  • Walled private courtyard patio with furniture including a huge teak table  and BBQ
  • Parking for 6 cars
  • 14 seat cinema in the cellar with Blu-Ray projection 
  • Very close (500yds or so) to amenities of Windermere shops/pubs/cafes etc

Bedrooms:

First floor bedrooms

1 x King-size four poster bed with en-suite shower

1 x Double four posted bed with en-suite shower

1 x Double half tester bed with en-suite shower

1 x Twin with separate bathroom with bath

Second floor bedrooms

1 x Twin with en-suite shower room

1 x Double with en suite shower room (this room has an additional signal bed to sleep 15)

1 x Twin with use of separate shower room

Owners note:

There is a refundable security deposit of £200 

WiFi is available but due to location may cannot be guaranteed 

The Terrace is Grade II listed and was designed by the Gothic revival architect Augustus Pugin and the fireplace at Boston House is reputedly a smaller scale replica of one he designed for Westminster Palace, now if that isn't enough to convince you that Boston House is perfect for your birthday celebration or upmarket Hen/Stag party I don't know what is.  

The recent addition of a 14 seater cinema in the cellar and the large Hot Tub for 7 in the courtyard patio are just a couple of the reasons that Boston House has been graded 4 stars by Visit England.  You can find out more and to check for availability (and of course see the photographs of the bedrooms etc) right here


Bannerigg - Number 5: The Terrace - Windermere

  • Sleeps 16 all with TV and all Single Beds (see bedroom configuration below)
  • Highchair and Cot available
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • 8 seat Hot Tub
  • Gas fired Aga and American style fridge with ice maker
  • Patio garden with BBQ and teak table and chairs 
  • Parking for 5/7 cars (depending on parking skills!..not really depending on blocking in another vehicle)
  • On the edge of Windermere village so all amenities very close by

Bedrooms:

First floor bedrooms

1 x 3 Single divan beds with en-suite shower

1 x 4 Single divan beds with en-suite shower

1 x 3 Single divan beds with separate bathroom and shower over the bath

Second floor bedrooms

1 x 4 Single divan beds 

1 x Twin Beds

Joint use of separate shower room

Owners note:

There is a £200 refundable deposit for Bannerigg

WiFi is available but due to location may cannot be guaranteed

Bannerigg is Grade II listed and has been furnished in keeping with its elegant exterior making it perfect for a decadent celebration, whether a significant birthday, family celebration or top end Hen or Stag 'do'.  

All of the bedrooms have multiple single beds and added luxuries such as a TV in all the bedrooms.  A large Hot Tub and Bose surround system have awarded this property designed by the renowned architect Augustus Pugin (of House of Lords and Westminster Palace  fame) Visit England 4 Star award

You can more photographs of Bannerigg, read previous guest reviews and check availability and the finer details here


Valley View - Dalton-in-Furness

  • Sleeps 22 (see bedroom configuration below) - Up to 26 with prior agreement
  • 2 Cots and 2 Highchairs available
  • Multiple seating areas with open fires including a snug and a library
  • Games room with pool table and table tennis and bi-fold doors to terrace 
  • 6 pets welcome - please take care of muddy paws!
  • WiFi
  • Large grounds with parking and furniture 
  • No smoking : No Hen / Stag parties
  • Car Park available 
  • Shop 0.3 miles / Pub 0.2 miles

Bedrooms: 

1 x King-size with en-suite jacuzzi bath (shower over)

1 x Double with en-suite jacuzzi bath (shower over)

2 x Double with en-suite (shower over bath)

1 x Queen-size with en-suite bath (shower over)

1 x Twin with en-site bath (shower over)

1 x Double with dressing room with en-suite jacuzzi and walk-in shower

1 x Courtyard ground-floor twin with en-suite bath (shower over)

1 x Courtyard Double with en-suite shower

Garden Suite with balcony  - 2 Bedrooms:

1 x Ground-floor King-size

1 x First floor Double 

sharing a bathroom with Jacuzzi Bath and walk-in Double Shower


Owners note:

Please contact the owner for additional sleeping arrangements to accommodate up to 26

There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £350 for Valley View

Valley View has recently been converted and provides a great space for larger groups. In addition to the impressive dining area there are lots of smaller seating areas some of which have TV's and open fires too.  This impressive Victorian property is on the Furness peninsular, one of Cumbria's quieter areas but within about a half hour drive of The Boathouse Cafe at the National Trust's Fell Foot Park which is on the shores of Windermere. 

Read more about this recently listed property and see more photographs of the multiple seating areas and check availability here