Welcome to Sally's Lake District Cottages

Sally's Cottages is an award-winning, local, family-run holiday letting agency with close to 500 self-catering holiday cottages in the Lake District and Cumbria.

Browse available Lake District Cottages to rent now by using our quick search above. For more specific needs, including mid-week breaks, use our advanced accommodation search. Explore our Lake District cottage locations map or call us for advice on 017687 80571. We can also offer local knowledge on the best places to visit in the Lake District and Cumbria. Our holiday lets booking office in Keswick is open every day from 8:30am to 9:00pm.

Christmas opening times (Keswick office):

Christmas Eve - 8.30am - 6pm
Christmas Day - Closed
Boxing Day - 2pm - 6pm
27th - 30th December - 8.30am - 9pm
New Years Eve - 8.30am - 6pm
New Years Day - 8.30am - 9pm

Christmas opening times (Windermere office):

Christmas Eve - 9am - 5pm
Christmas Day - Closed
Boxing Day - 10am - 2pm
27th December - 9am - 5pm
28th - 29th December - Closed
30th December - 9am - 5pm
New Years Eve & New Years Day - Closed

Choose to base yourself in the towns of Keswick, Cockermouth, Ambleside or Windermere. Or find peace and solitude in the mountains of the Lake District National Park around Ullswater, Wasdale, Eskdale and Borrowdale.

We understand that you may want to bring your pet(s) on holiday with you. We have over 280 Pet Friendly cottages to rent in the Lake District accepting up to four dogs.

See our Holiday Ideas including Romantic Cottages for Two, Large Group, Remote, BudgetLuxury and Cottages with Hot Tubs in the Lake District.

When you book a holiday cottage with us, you will receive exclusive discounts at a number of local attractions, so you can make even more of your visit!

See our holiday cottages in the Lake District available to hire during Christmas & New Year, February Half Term,  Easter and May Day weekend.

When you are booking your holiday, here's what we think is important:

  • We want it to be quick and easy for you to find and book your perfect Lake District cottage.
  • We pride ourselves on our friendly, personal service. We believe it is important that our team are always approachable for help or advice.
  • We have an extensive knowledge of the cottages we let and the Lake District as an area, so we can help you find exactly what you are looking for.

See our Things to Do, Blog and Area Guides for local information and cottages in each area of the Lake District and Cumbria. We are proud our numerous Awards including GOLD in the British Travel Awards 2018 and 2019.

For late availability Lake District accommodation, see our Last Minute cottages, those with Special Offers, and our New Cottages and book your holiday in this unique corner of England.

Area Guides

Explore the glittering lakes and stretches of sandy beaches in the North West or enjoy the gently rolling hills around Ullswater and the Eden Valley. The dramatic crags of Windermere and the South Lakes are breathtaking, or perhaps the tranquillity between the fells and the sea of the South West Lake District are more to your taste? Discover the beauty of each unique area with our helpful guides and choose your perfect Lake District holiday cottage in your ideal location!

Cottage ideas

We are here to help you find your perfect Lake District holiday cottage! Whether you want a games room to keep your whole party happy, desire a budget base, look forward to soaking your cares away in a hot tub, or are searching for that perfect pet-friendly pad, your dream Lake District cottage is just a click away! We have a range of self-catering properties to suit all tastes and budgets so choose from one of the links below or browse all of our Cottage Ideas!